Q1W3, 09/14/2020, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #09/14/2020
Unit of InstructionEveryday Heroes
Standard(s) Taught

Conflict and Symbolism in “The Medicine Bag”
8LAFS.8.RL.1.1.
8LAFS.8.RL.1.3.
8LAFS.8.RL.2.4.
8LAFS.8.RL.3.9.
8LAFS.8.RL.4.10.
We Shall Not Be Moved: Monitoring Comprehension
8LAFS.8.RI.1.3.
8LAFS.8.RI.2.6.
8LAFS.8.RI.4.10.
Connotation and Denotation
8LAFS.8.L.2.3.
8LAFS.8.L.3.4.a.
8LAFS.8.L.3.5.b.
8LAFS.8.L.3.5.c.
8LAFS.8.L.3.6.
Capitalization, Punctuation, and Spelling
8LAFS.8.L.1.2.a.
8LAFS.8.L.1.2.b.
8LAFS.8.L.1.2.c.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Analyze conflict in a short story
Interpret the use of dialogue to reflect characterization
Interpret the use of symbolism in a short story

Use background knowledge about a historical event to understand the context of
a text
Monitor comprehension through re-reading
Determine the author’s purpose in an informational text

Distinguish between connotations and denotations of words
Examine the relationship between the author’s purpose and word choice
Analyze choices a writer makes based on word connotations

Correctly capitalize when using quotations
Use ellipses before, in the middle of, and after a quotation to indicate an
omission
Place commas correctly
Recognize and distinguish between common spelling errors

Classroom Activities

Week 3 SMALL GROUPS

Edgenuity Lessons:
1. Conflict and Symbolism in “The Medicine Bag”
2. We Shall Not Be Moved: Monitoring Comprehension
3. Connotation and Denotation
4. Capitalization, Punctuation, and Spelling

D.E.A.R. Time (Wednesday, 4th period)
Please continue to dedicate time to reading your 8th grade-level book of choice for your 1st quarter book project.

Small-Group Instruction
See Attached Schedule for your assigned time

iReady Diagnostic
Please complete by Friday

Assignments Due

Edgenuity Quizzes (4)
iReady Diagnostic
Secure copy of “The House on Mango Street”

Past Due:
Writing Diagnostic
Where I’m From Poem

Additional Resources

PPT
iReady
Independent Novel