W4Q1 – 09/06/22

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #4
Unit of InstructionCentral Idea, Poetry Analysis, and Argument Reasoning
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.
  • R.3.1 – Explain how figurative language contributes to tone and meaning in text(s).

7th Grade:

  • ELA.7.R.1.4 – Analyze the impact of various poetic forms on meaning and style.
  • ELA.7.R.3.3 – Compare and contrast how authors with differing perspectives address the same or related topics or themes.

8th Grade:

  • ELA.8.R.2.4 – Track the development of an argument, analyzing the types of reasoning used and their effectiveness, identifying ways in which the argument could be improved.
  • ELA.8.R.3.4 – Explain how an author uses rhetorical devices to support or advance an appeal.
  • 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:

  • Identify and Analyze Text Features
  • Analyze the Central Idea of a Text
  • Identify and Analyze Figurative Language

7th Grade:

  • Identify Different Poetic Forms
  • Analyze the Impact of Poetic Forms on the Meaning of the Text
  • Compare and Contrast the Presentation of a Topic or Theme from Different Perspectives

8th Grade:

  • Track How an Argument is Developed Throughout a Text
  • Analyze Different Types of Reasoning Used in a Text
  • Identify Rhetorical Appeals
  • Analyze Rhetorical Appeals
Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Continue Reading Urchin of the Riding Stars
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • DEAR Time
  • Complete Informative Text Central Idea Analysis
  • Review Figurative Language
  • F.A.S.T Administration 09/08

7th Grade:

  • Continue Reading The Princess and the Goblin
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • DEAR Time
  • Complete Poetry Analysis Questions
  • Complete Poetry Compare and Contrast
  • F.A.S.T Administration 09/08 and 09/09

8th Grade:

  • Continue Reading Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Read “The Industrial Revolution and Technology
  • DEAR Time
  • Reading Journal Entries
  • Rhetorical Appeal Introduction (Ethos, Logos, Pathos)
  • Rhetorical Appeal Practice
  • F.A.S.T Administration 09/09

 

Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Informative Text Central Idea Analysis
  • Figurative Language Review

7th Grade:

  • Poetry Analysis Questions
  • Poetry Compare and Contrast

8th Grade:

  • Rhetorical Appeal Usage Practice
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.