Q1W2, September 8-11

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #2
Unit of InstructionApproaching Adulthood
Standard(s) Taught

8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme
8.RL.1.3 Analyze how incidents in a story reveal a character.
8.L.1.1a Language Conventions: Infinitives

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

To determine the theme of a text
Analyze Character Motivation
Make inferences based on evidence from the text.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Free writes
Collections Textbook: Marigolds
Station rotations-blended learning
Drop Everything And Read (DEAR time)
iReady Diagnostic
optional: Writing Diagnostic

Assignments Due

Character Motivation Paragraphs (Color Coded)
iReady Diagnostic
Edgenuity Diagnostic
Where I’m From Poem

Additional Resources

iReady
Edgenuity
Collections Textbook
PowerPoint