Week 1.6: 9/18-9/22

TeacherKirsten Kiwior
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts
Grade Level8th
Week #6
Unit of InstructionCulture & Belonging; Sentence Structure & Clauses
Standard(s) Taught

8.RL.1.1 – Cite textual evidence
8.RL.1.2 – Determine a theme or central idea; summarize
8.RL.1.3 – Analyze how dialogue propels action and reveals character
8.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text and nalyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone
8.SL.1.1 – Engage in collaborative discussions
8.L.1.1 – Command of English grammar and conventions
8.W.3.4 – Write routinely over extended time frames

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  1. To understand and comprehend literature.
  2. To analyze the development of a story’s plot structure.
  3. To make inferences and support them with evidence.
  4. To make predictions based on text evidence.
  5. To work together effectively within a group.
  6. To build silent reading stamina.
  7. To discuss and debate as a group.
  8. To understand and apply the rules of sentence structure to create simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.
Classroom Activities

“My Favorite Chaperone” review and quiz
Sentence Structure and clauses review and quiz
Types of Conflict notes
IDEAS context clues strategy
Culture vocabulary
Argumentative Essay guide
Evaluating and writing thesis statements

Assignments Due

“My Favorite Chaperone” Analysis questions and summary
Sentence structure & clauses packet
IDEAS INB activity
Evaluating and writing thesis statements

Additional Resources