Q4W7, 05/10/2021

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #05/10/2021
Unit of InstructionNovel Study
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the
text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over
the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and
plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama
propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
LAFS.8.RL.3.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama
stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices
made by the director or actors.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities

Monday: Read novels, key vocabulary, and work on novel pre-reading projects (WebQuest/Utopia Brochures)
Tuesday: QuickWrite, read novels, and work on novel pre-reading projects
Wednesday: Dear Time/read novels
Thursday: View films (The Hobbit/iRobot)
Friday: Pre-reading project presentations

Assignments Due

QuickWrites Week 1
Pre-Reading Projects (WebQuest/Utopia Brochure)
Vocabulary sentences

Additional Resources