Q1W4, 09/02/2019

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #09/02/2019
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.

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

Monday- Labor Day

Tuesday – Thursday – Hurricane Dorian No School

Friday:

Finish iReady (if needed)

Small group work: Close Reader “Golden Glass”

Partner work: House on Mango Street double-entry journal

Independent work: Newsela

 

Assignments Due

Closer Reader

Newsela

Additional Resources

PowerPoint

iReady

House on Mango Street novel

Closer Reader Workbook