W2,Q2 – 10/24/2022

Week 2 Quarter 2 6th

Quarter 2 Week 2 7th

Week 2 Quarter 2 8th

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #2
Unit of InstructionCharacter/Setting/Theme, Novel Study, Setting/Foreshadowing
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.6.R.1.1 – Analyze how the interaction between characters contributes to the development of a plot in a literary text.

ELA.6.R.1.2 – Analyze the development of stated or implied theme(s) throughout a literary text.

ELA.7.R.2.3 – Explain how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through diction and syntax.

ELA.7.R.3.1 – Analyze how figurative language contributes to tone and meaning and explain examples of allusions in text(s).

ELA.8.R.1.1 – Analyze the interaction between character development, setting, and plot in a literary text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

6th Grade:

  • Analyze the development of characters and plot
  • Analyze the development of a theme in a text

7th Grade:

  • Explain why an author used specific choices of diction and syntax
  • Analyze author’s purpose in a text
  • Analyze how figurative language (allusion, etc.) impact a text

8th Grade:

  • Identify foreshadowing techniques in a text
  • Analyze how foreshadowing a text impacts the plot
  • Analyze the impact of setting on character development and plot
Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Read Urchin and the Riding Stars
  • Character/Setting/Theme Project

7th Grade:

  • Read The Princess and the Goblin
  • Read “Charles Dickens” Article
  • Diction and Syntax Analysis

8th Grade:

  • Read The Hound of Baskervilles
  • Foreshadowing Discussion and Identification
  • Mystery Solved Project Starts (Examining plot and suspense)
Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Character/Setting/Theme Project
  • Reading Journal Entries

7th Grade:

  • Diction and Syntax Analysis
  • Reading Journal Entries

8th Grade:

  • Foreshadowing Discussion and Identification
  • Mystery Solved Project Part 1
Additional Resources

Quarter 2 Plans are to be kept inside student binder at all times. If a student did not receive a Quarter 2 Plan, please let me know!  

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.