Q1W1, 08/31/2020, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #08/31/2020
Unit of InstructionFirst Days, Poetry
Standard(s) Taught

8 LAFS.8.L.2.3.
8 LAFS.8.RL.1.1.
8 LAFS.8.RL.2.4.
8 LAFS.8.RL.4.10.
8 LAFS.8.W.3.9.a.
8 LAFS.8.W.4.10.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Distinguish between explicit and implicit information

Draw conclusions about the speaker and her viewpoint using implicit and explicit

Analyze how the poet’s use of allusions and setting influence the poem

Distinguish between direct and indirect characterization

Analyze the relationship between voice and characterization

Interpret characters through their words and actions

Identify a theme in a short story

Cite evidence to support a theme

Organize a paragraph using effective structure and transition words

Classroom Activities

Everyday Heroes: Poems by Nikki Giovanni

Voice and Characters in “Raymond’s Run”

Writing about Theme in Fiction and Citing Evidence

MyPath Diagnostic

Where I’m From Poem (Live)

Where I’m From (Download Poem Here)

Assignments Due

10 Things I should know about you

MyPath Diagnostic

Edgenuity Quizzes (3)

Where I’m From Poem

Additional Resources

“Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon