Q1W2, 09/08/2020

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #09/08/2020
Unit of InstructionApproaching Adulthood
Standard(s) Taught

8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme

8.RL.1.3 Analyze how incidents in a story reveal a character.

8.L.1.1a Language Conventions: Infinitives


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

To determine the theme of a text

Analyze Character Motivation

Make inferences based on evidence from the text.


Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Free writes

Collections Textbook: MarigoldsĀ 

Station rotations-blended learning

D.rop E.verything A.nd R.ead (DEAR time)

iReady Diagnostic

optional: Writing Diagnostic


Assignments Due

Character Motivation Paragraphs (Color Coded)

iReady Diagnostic

Edgenuity Diagnostic

Additional Resources



Collections Textbook