W2,Q1 – 08/22/2022

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #2
Unit of InstructionFigurative Language, Setting and Point of View, Central Idea
Standard(s) Taught

6th Grade Standards:

  • ELA.6.R.3.1 – Explain how figurative language contributes to tone and meaning in text(s).
  • ELA.6.R.1.2 – Analyze the development of stated or implied theme(s) throughout a literary text.
  • ELA.6.C.1.2 – Write personal or fictional narratives using narrative techniques, precise words and phrases, and figurative language.

7th Grade Standards:

  • ELA.7.R.1.1 – Analyze the impact of setting on character development and plot in a literary text.
  • ELA.7.R.1.3 – Explain the influence of narrator(s), including unreliable narrator(s), and/or shifts in point of view in a literary text.

8th Grade Standards:

  • ELA.8.R.2.1 – Analyze how individual text sections and/or features convey a purpose and/or meaning in texts.
  • ELA.8.R.2.2 – Analyze two or more central ideas and their development throughout a text.
  • ELA.8.V.1.3 – Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases, appropriate to grade level.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

6th Grade:

  • Analyze Figurative Language
  • Explain the Impact of Figurative Language on a Text
  • Begin to Analyze the Development of Themes
  • Write a Personal Narrative

7th Grade:

  • Analyze the Impact of Setting on Character Development
  • Analyze the Impact of Setting on Plot
  • Explain the Influence of the Narrator on a Text
  • Explain the Influence of Point of View on a Text

8th Grade:

  • Analyze Text Sections and Text Features
  • Explain the Impact of Text Features on the Meaning of a Text
  • Analyze Two Separate Central Ideas in a Text
  • Analyze the Development of Central Ideas as a Text Progresses
Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Begin Reading Urchin of the Riding Stars
  • Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt and Analysis
  • DEAR Time
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • Personal Narrative Writing

7th Grade:

  • Begin Reading The Princess and the Goblin
  • Setting Impact Analysis Questions
  • DEAR Time
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • Point of View Impact Analysis Questions

8th Grade:

  • Begin Reading Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Text Section/Feature Analysis
  • DEAR Time
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • Central Ideas Analysis
Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt and Analysis
  • Personal Narrative Writing

7th Grade:

  • Setting Impact Analysis Questions
  • Point of View Impact Analysis Questions

8th Grade:

  • Text Section/Feature Analysis
  • Central Ideas Analysis
Additional Resources

Quarter 1 Plans have been given to all students, and are located inside of their binders. If your student does not have their Quarter 1 Plan, or needs a new one, please just let me know. 

 

Remind Codes

  • 6th Grade: @3bhe4e3

  • 7th Grade: @4gdb6k

  • 8th Grade: @8d277c

Email

taylorh@ivyhawnschool.org

 

*Accommodations:

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre-teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.