Quarter 2, Week 9

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #12/11/2017-12/15/2017
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

Reading DIA 2 and review

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

Read and discuss Staves II-IV of A Christmas Carol as a class

Stave III jigsaw small group activity

Stave II vocabulary crossword

Scrooge and Regret paragraph

Assignments Due

Community Service Reflection

Reading DIA 2

Scrooge and Regret paragraph

Additional Resources

Power Point

A Christmas Carol novel and activities