Q2W6, 12/14/2020, Innovative Adv ELA


A Christmas Carol Community Service Projects 3

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #12/14/2020
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: ReadyFlorida Lesson 15, Determining Word Meanings. Finish “A Christmas Carol”  finish iReady Diagnostic

Tuesday: A Christmas Carol Community Service Projects 3 Due Friday (You will write a reflection on Friday)

Wednesday: Write Your Own Christmas Carol Draft A Christmas Carol Community Service Projects 3
DEAR Time – Independent Silent Reading

Thursday: Christmas Carol Writing Workshop

Friday: View “The Muppets Christmas Carol” Extension: Timeless Assignment

HOMEWORK: Over break, complete a World Service Project. We will reflect on the experience in class and you will turn in ALL THREE as your summative journal.

Assignments Due

Christmas Carol Writing Task

Scrooge and Regret Paragraph (LA Formative)
Christmas Carol Song Analysis, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (LA Formative)
Christmas Present Summaries

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