Quarter 1, Week 3

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #3
Unit of InstructionCulture & Belonging, ThinkCERCA
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.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

1) To analyze plot and character

2) To annotate text for inferences and evidence

3) To complete ThinkCERCA reading and writing baseline assessments

Classroom Activities

Free writes in response to prompts

Silent Reading

Popcorn reading aloud

Discussion of text and themes

Close reading, annotation

ThinkCerca baseline assessments

My Favorite Chaperone quiz

Assignments Due

My Favorite Chaperone quiz

ThinkCERCA baseline reading quizzes and Pythons essay

‘Golden Glass’ close reader annotations

Additional Resources


Hrw.com for audio recording, close reading examples

Power Point

Close Reader books

Collections Textbook: My Favorite Chaperone