Week 8 Quarter 1 October 19 – 23, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level8
Week #8
Unit of Instructionreading a novel, author's purpose, voice, characters, theme, elaboration
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
LAFS.8.RI.3.9 I can analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts differ on matters of fact or opinion.
LAFS.8.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research
LAFS.8.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
LAFS.8.W.1.1a Introduce claim, distinguish from opposing claim, organize reasons and evidence logically

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will work on Edgenuity and take the quiz for a formative grade.

My students will read their chapter books independently for their November 9 oral book report.

My students will work on text mapping.

My students will begin reading The House on Mango Street.

My students will work in their Florida Ready workbooks.

Classroom Activities
Assignments Due
  1. Watch the video on Hispanic culture in the USA.
  2. Make sure you have finished your Edgenuity Language Arts quiz and turned in your grades. I’ve checked and recorded everyone who was finished. If you have NOT finished, it is your responsibility to complete this quiz.
  3. Go on to the next lesson in Edgenuity Reading.
  4. Do Lessons One and Two in your Florida Ready book. We will go over the answers together.
  5. Start reading The House on Mango Street with our class. Don’t lose this book. This is not the book you will use for your book report.
  6. Practice text mapping with me. You will need pens or thin markers in BLUE, GREEN, and RED.
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