Q4W2, 04/05/2021, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #04/05/2021
Unit of InstructionThe Thrill of Horror/ Writing FSA
Standard(s) Taught

8.RL.1.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis and inferences.
8.RL.1.3: Analyze incidents in a story.
8.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases.
8.RL.2.6: Analyze how differences in points of view create suspense.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will determine the point of view from which a story is told.
Students will evaluate the credibility of a narrator.
Students will identify techniques used to create suspense in a fictional account.
Students will engage with critical vocabulary.

Classroom Activities

Monday: Intro to the Horror Genre; New Vocabulary Challenge
Tuesday: Read “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe
Point of View writing activity
Wednesday: ELA Writing FSA
Thursday: Literary Devices Poster – present to the class
Analyzing the Text questions pg. 96
Friday: The Tell-Tale Heart quiz
Psychological Profiles Performance Task

Assignments Due

Literary Devices posters
The Tell-Tale Heart quiz
Psychological Profiles performance task

Additional Resources