Central Ideas and Details
Tone, Text Feature, and Form
Text Evidence, Text Structures, and Inference
Close Reading and Critical Thinking
– Students will understand text structure, author’s purpose, and word choice.
– Students will discuss text key ideas and details.
– Students will synthesize figurative language, text structure, text features, tone, and author’s craft.
– Students will review mood and inferences.
– Students will evaluate arguments, support arguments, and pull from the text central ideas and details.
– Students will review conventions of standard English.
– Students will pull text evidence.
– Students will interpret visual text.
Monday, October 16 –
Grammar’s Ghost Ship – Queen Mary
Story – “Our World Turned to Water” – Louisiana Flood of 2016
Tuesday, October 17 –
Paired Texts: “The History of Teeth”
Drama, The Monkey’s Paw
Wednesday, October 18 –
Article, “Should Fidget Spinners be Allowed at School?” Debate.
Article, “Can the Desert Tortoise be Saved?”
Thursday, October 19 & Friday, October 20 –
Article, “Doust Goes to China.” How Dunkin’ Donuts changed its menu for its stores in China.
Article, “Your Life Story.” Students will use a timeline to create their own, “life story” timeline in the form of an infographic, slideshow, or video.
Friday, October 20 – Students must bring a novel, of choice, to class.
Please note: Students do not have an outside reading assignment or vocabulary this week. 🙂