Q2W8, 12/09/2019

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #12/09/2019
Unit of InstructionA Christmas Carol
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports analysis

LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story reveal character

LAFS.8.RL.1.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To reflect on service, make thematic connections to A Christmas Carol
  • To develop understanding of character
  • To find relevant textual evidence to show character development
  • To analyze theme
  • To summarize events in a story

To develop vocabulary

Classroom Activities

iReady interim assessment

School Service Reflection

bell-ringers: free writing on thematic prompts, service reflection

Read and Jigsaw Stave III in small groups

Read and act out Stave IV as a class

A Christmas Carol Stave II vocabulary crossword

Independent Silent Reading

ReadyFlorida Impact of Word Choice lesson and Quiz

Rotation stations

Assignments Due

School Service Reflection

iReady interim assessment

Stave II vocab crossword (Extra Credit)

ReadyFlorida Quiz

Quarter 2 Book Project

Additional Resources

Power Point

A Christmas Carol novel and activities


ReadyFlorida workbook