|Unit of Instruction||Culture and Belonging|
8.RI.1.1 Cite textual evidence.
8.RI.1.2 Determine a central idea and analyze its development, including its relationship to supporting ideas.
8.RI.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among ideas or events.
8.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases.
8.RI.2.5 Analyze structure.
8.RI.2.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose.
8.L.1.1a Explain the function of verbals (participles)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
To determine an author’s point of view or purpose
To analyze elements of a personal essay
To determine factors that influence immigration
To identify participles and imperative verbs
Define vocabulary using base words and prefixes
Discuss factors that lead to immigration to the US from Haiti after watching background video
Record author’s attitudes towards Haiti and New York with evidence and inferences
Popcorn reading ‘Bonne Annee’ as a class
Silent independent reading
Class discussion of essay and questions
Bonne Annee quiz
‘Bonne Annee’ Collections text
A Brief History of Haiti, CBS video clip