W3,Q2 – 10/31/2022

Quarter 2 Week 3 6th

Quarter 2 Week 3 7th

Quarter 2 Week 3 8th

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #3
Unit of InstructionCentral Idea, Diction and Syntax, Foreshadowing and Suspense
Standard(s) Taught

6th Grade:

ELA.6.R.2.1 – Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey meaning in texts.

ELA.6.R.2.2 – Analyze the central idea(s), implied or explicit, and its development throughout a text.

7th Grade:

ELA.7.R.2.1 – Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey a purpose in texts.

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

8th Grade:

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

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

6th Grade:

  • Identify Text Features
  • Analyze Text Features
  • Analyze and Explain Central Idea

7th Grade:

  • Analyze Text Features
  • Analyze Central Idea
  • Explain and Analyze Author’s Purpose

8th Grade:

  • Analyze Foreshadowing in a Text
  • Explain how an Author Builds Suspense through Foreshadowing
  • Analyze the Impact of Setting on Plot


Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Read Good Masters, Sweet Ladies
  • Read “Medieval Life” Article
  • Analyze Text Features Practice
  • Identify/Analyze Text Structure and Central Idea
  • Analyze and Explain Author’s Purpose

7th Grade:

  • Read A Christmas Carol
  • Read “Charles Dickens” Article
  • Analyze Author’s Purpose Practice
  • Analyze Central Idea Practice
  • Review Theme and Character Development
  • A Christmas Carol Project Part 1

8th Grade:

  • Read The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Analyze Foreshadowing
  • Analyze Character Development
  • Analyze the Impact of Setting
  • Mystery Project Part 2
Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Central Idea and Structure Analysis
  • Author’s Purpose Statement

7th Grade:

  • A Christmas Carol Project Part 1 (3 out of 5 options completed)

8th Grade:

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles Project Part 2 (3 out of 5 options completed)
Additional Resources

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.