LAFS.RI.8.1.1 Cite textual evidence
LAFS.RI.8.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections.
LAFS.RI.8.2.4 Determine the meanings of words; analyze the impact of word choices.
LAFS.RI.8.2.5 Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts.
LAFS.RI.8.2.6 Determine author’s point of view or purpose.
LAFS.8.SL.2.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent
manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen
details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear
LAFS.W.1.2 (a-b) a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what it to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; include formatting, graphics, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
LAFS.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.W.2.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or typing a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
LAFS.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Abolitionist Hall of Fame Presentations (Language Arts Summative)
Collection 3 Unit Test (Reading Summative)
Lit-Circle packets (Language Arts Summative)
Quarter 3 Book Projects (Reading Summative)
“O Captain! My Captain!” Mini-Literary Analysis (Language Arts Summative)
Extra Credit (Students with missing work not eligible) Star Rating Review
Bonus Points Available:
Watch one of the following movies and write a star-rating review (This will be run through plagiarism software… so don’t cheat!)
Just Mercy (Amazon Prime)
13th (Netflix) *MA for language
Selma (Amazon Prime)