Q2W6, December 14-18

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #6
Unit of InstructionA Christmas Carol/iReady Diagnostic
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

Bell-ringers, free-writes, vocabulary, Service Project Reflection
iReady Diagnostic
DEAR Time – Independent Silent Reading
Create Your Own Christmas Carol Writing Task
Christmas Carol Writing Workshop
View “The Muppets Christmas Carol”

Assignments Due

Christmas Carol Writing Task

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

Additional Resources

PowerPoint
iReady
DisneyPlus