W1,Q2 – 10/18/22

Quarter 2 Week 1 6th

Quarter 2 Week 1 7th

Quarter 2 Week 1 8th

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #1
Unit of InstructionNarrative, Theme, and Suspense
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.6.R.C.1.2 – Write personal or fictional narratives using narrative techniques, precise words and phrases, and figurative language.

ELA.7.R.1.1 – Analyze the impact of setting on character development and plot in a literary text.

ELA.7.R.1.2 – Compare two or more themes and their development throughout a literary text.

ELA.8.R.1.3 – Analyze how an author develops and individualizes the perspectives of different characters.

ELA.8.R.1.4 – Analyze structure, sound, imagery, and figurative language in poetry.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

6th Grade:

  • Create a narrative with at least 2 characters, a conflict, and all elements of plot
  • Read and Analyze Villanelle Poetry

7th Grade:

  • Explain how the setting of a text impacts character actions
  • Analyze at least two themes from a text

8th Grade:

  • Analyze the perspective of the narrator in a text
  • Explain the impact of the narrator on the development of suspense
Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Read Urchin of the Riding Stars
  • Plan a narrative
  • Write a narrative
  • Poetry Day/Finish narrative 
  • *If students finish narrative early on Thursday, they will complete poetry day activities

7th Grade:

  • Read The Princess and the Goblin
  • The Princess and the Goblin Graphic Analysis Project
  • Poetry Day/Finish project
  • If students finish project early on Thursday/Friday, they will complete poetry day activities

8th Grade:

  • Read The Tell Tale Heart
  • Read The Hound of Baskervilles
  • Analyze narrator perspective and suspense in The Tell Tale Heart
  • Poetry Day
Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Narrative Writing

7th Grade:

  • The Princess and the Goblin Graphic Analysis Project

8th Grade:

  • The Tell Tale Heart Analysis
  • “Poe” Compare and Contrast
Additional Resources

Quarter 2 Plans will be given out at the beginning of Week 2 of Quarter 2. 

Remind Codes

  • 6th Grade: @3bhe4e3
  • 7th Grade: @4gdb6k
  • 8th Grade: @8d277c




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.