Q4W4, April 19-23

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #4
Unit of InstructionThe Thrill of Horror
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: The Monkey’s Paw Cpalms Tutorial (Upload completion certificate into Gradebook)
Tuesday: The Monkey’s Paw quiz/The Monkey’s Paw Suspense Chart
Wednesday: DEAR time/IXL lessons (standards review for Unit Test)
Thursday: Read and annotate Frankenstein close reader (pg. 31-34)
Friday: Storyboard your Horror Story for a film/Craft Horror Story rubric

Assignments Due

The Monkey’s Paw Cpalms tutorial
IXL lessons (B1 & B2)
Frankenstein Close Reader
Horror Story Storyboard

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