Q1W3, 08/26/2019

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #08/26/2019
Unit of InstructionCulture and Belonging
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence

LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea; summarize

LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how dialogue propels action and reveals character

LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

LAFS.8.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To make predictions about text
  • To build background knowledge
  • To identify imagery in text
  • To reflect on language in text
  • To engage effectively in a collaborative discussion, building on others’ ideas and expressing your own clearly.
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone
  • Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

Determine author’s purpose

Classroom Activities

My Favorite Chaperone Quiz

Free writes in response to prompts

Silent Reading

Discussion of text and themes

Context vocabulary

Assignments Due

My Favorite Chaperone quiz

Where I’m From Poem

“Golden Glass” Close Read

Additional Resources

Hrw.com for audio recording, close reading examples

Power Point

Collections Textbook: My Favorite Chaperone