Q2W5, 12/07/2020, Innovative Adv ELA

A Christmas Carol School Service Projects 2

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #12/07/2020
Unit of InstructionA Christmas Carol
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story reveal character
LAFS.8.RL.1.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
LAFS.8.L.3.6 Acquire and use general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will develop vocabulary
Students will reflect on service and make thematic connections to A Christmas Carol
Students will learn to summarize literary texts
Students will find relevant textual evidence to show character development

Classroom Activities

Monday: Read “A Christmas Carol” Stave 2
CC Scrooge and Regret (LA Formative)
Tuesday: A Christmas Carol Home Service projects (First of 3 Journal Entries, will be a summative due after break)
Read “A Christmas Carol” Stave 3
Stave III Christmas Present (Reading Formative)
Wednesday: Christmas Song Analysis (LA Formative)
DEAR Time – Independent Silent Reading
Thursday: Read “A Christmas Carol” Stave 4
View Film, “A Christmas Carol” (Disney Plus)
iReady Homework

Assignments Due

CC Scrooge and Regret (LA Formative)
Stave III Christmas Present (R Formative)
Song Analysis (LA Formative)
iReady Homework (R Formative)

Complete Community Service Project by Friday, December 18th.

Stave 1 Vocabulary Semantic Map (R Formative)
Character Cluster (LA formative)
Stave 1 Vocabulary Crossword (R formative)
Christmas Carol Analysis – My Grown-Up Christmas List (LA formative)

Additional Resources

“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
iReady (can be found on VPortal in the Digital Resources tab)