Q2, W7

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #12/3/2018-12/7/2018
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 discuss Stave II of A Christmas CarolĀ in small groups

A Christmas Carol Stave II vocabulary crossword

Scrooge and Regret CER paragraph

Independent Silent Reading

Rotation stations

A Christmas Carol film comparison

Assignments Due

School Service Reflection

iReady interim assessment

Scrooge and Regret CER paragraph

Stave II vocab crossword

Additional Resources

Power Point

A Christmas Carol novel and activities

A Christmas Carol film

iReady