Q1W2, 08/23/2021

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #08/23/2021
Unit of InstructionThe Thrill of Horror
Standard(s) Taught

Topic What Is the Horror Genre?
Skills
Reading: Analyze Literary Criticism ELA.8.R.2.2
Reading: Paraphrase and Summarize Text ELA.8.R.3.2
Reading: Analyze Literary Criticism ELA.8.R.2.2
Reading: Paraphrase and Summarize Text ELA.8.R.3.2
Reading: Analyze Literary Criticism ELA.8.R.2.2
Reading: Paraphrase and Summarize Text ELA.8.R.3.2
Research: Masters of Horror ELA.8.C.4.1
Writing: Write a Letter ELA.8.C.1.3
Speaking & Listening: Discuss with a Small Group ELA.K12.EE.4.1, ELA.K12.EE.6.1
Vocabulary: Use Suffixes ELA.8.V.1.2
Grammar: Commas ELA.8.C.3.1

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Activity
Get Ready, pp. 82–84
Social & Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, p. 82
Read “What Is the Horror Genre?,” pp. 85–89
Text in Focus, p. 85
Close Read Screencast: Modeled Discussion, p. 85
Notice & Note Signpost: Quoted Words SE/TE, p. 86
Focus on the Mentor Text, p. 87
Respond, pp. 90–91
Social & Emotional Learning: Responsible Decision-Making, p. 91
Respond, pp. 92–93
Expand Your Vocabulary p. 84
• intensify
• justify
• parallel Vocabulary in Context
• intensify, p. 86
• justify, p. 86
• parallel, p. 87

Assessment Practice
Analyze the Text
Choices

Assignments Due
Additional Resources

• What Is the Horror Genre? eBook
• The Thrill of Horror Response Log
• What Is the Horror Genre? Selection Test (online or Word)
• Selection Audio in What Is the Horror Genre? eBook
• What Is the Horror Genre? Text Sketch (in English and Spanish)
• What Is the Horror Genre? Summary (in English and Spanish)
• Notice & Note Handbook
• What Is the Horror Genre? Close Read Screencast
• What Is the Horror Genre? Close Read Practice
• What Is the Horror Genre? Text in Focus Practice
• Peer Coach Video: Summarize Informational Text
• Anchor Chart: Summarize Informational Text • Level Up Tutorials: Paraphrasing; Summarizing
• Level Up Practice: Paraphrasing; Summarizing
• Interactive Grammar Lesson: Punctuation I
• Interactive Vocabulary Lesson: Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
• Multilingual Summary
• Multilingual Glossary
• Critical Vocabulary: Spanish
• Literary Terms and Academic Vocabulary: Spanish•