•  4th QUARTER SCHEDULE:

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    5/17 (2,4,6)


    Tuesday

    5/18 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.  

    WU: Review Ellipsis, Hyphen & Dash Quiz

    CLASS:

    • Unit 9 Vocabulary Test
    • ORP Presentations
    • Culture Presentations
    Work on Final Exam Study Guide


    Wednesday

    5/19 (2,4,6)


    Thursday

    5/20 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings (e.g. verbal irony, puns) in context. Distinguish among the connotations of words with similar denotations L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.

    WU: Cornell Notes:  Irony and Allusion 

    CLASS:

    • Irony Activity
    • Allusion Activity
    Work on Final Exam Study Guide

    Friday

    5/21 (2,4,6)


    Monday

    5/24 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:8.RL.10  By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative/quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.RI.10  By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational and nonfiction texts in a complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 

    CLASS:

    • District Final Exam
    • ACP Finals Review
    Work on Final Exam Study Guide

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    5/11 (2,4,6)

     

    Wednesday

    5/12 (1,3,5)

    Vocabulary Practice

     

    ORP-Script & Poster (Day 1)                                          

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.  

    WU: Pass out Finals Review Sheet & Collect ORP Materials (Day 1)

    CLASS:

    • Review Unit 9 Vocabulary Practice
    • Connotation/Denotation
    • Work on Culture Presentation

    Unit 9 Vocabulary Sentences - Due 5/13 & 5/14

     

    ORP Script & Poster - Due 5/13 (Day 2)

     

    Culture Presentation - Due 5/13 & 5/14

    Thursday

    5/13 (2,4,6)

     

    Friday

    5/14 (1,3,5)

    ORP-Script & Poster (Day 2)

    Unit 9 Vocabulary Sentences

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.  

     WU: Collect ORP Materials (Day 2)

     CLASS:

    • Review Unit 9 Sentences & PowerPoint Review
    • ORP Presentations
    • Culture Presentations

    Unit 9 Vocabulary Test -  5/17 & 5/18

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    5/3 (2,4,6)


    Tuesday

    5/4 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Sentences

    LEARNING GOAL:8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. 8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

    WU: Review Unit 8 Sentences/Discuss Culture Presentation (Choose Elements)

    CLASS:

    • ORP Work Time (45 minutes)
    • Work on Well-Developed Paragraph

    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 & 5/6 


    Unit 8 Vocabulary Test 5/5 & 5/6


    Culture Presentation - Due 5/13 & 5/14


    Wednesday

    5/5 (2,4,6)


    Thursday

    5/6 (1,3,5)

    Well-Developed Paragraph 

    LEARNING GOAL:8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience..L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.

    WU: Well-Developed Paragraph Group Review/Highlight

    CLASS:

    • Unit 8 Vocabulary Test/Unit 9 Notes
    • Short Story:  Found Poem

    Found Poem - Due by the end of class -  5/7 (Day 2) & 5/10 (Day 1)

     Unit 9 Vocabulary Notes - Due 5/7 & 5/10

    Ellipsis, Hyphen, Dash Quiz - 5/7 & 5/10 




    Friday

    5/7 (2,4,6)


    Monday

    5/10 (1,3,5)

     Unit 9 Vocabulary Notes

    LEARNING GOAL:L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.L.2a. Use punctuation (ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

    WU: Ellipsis, Hyphen, Dash Quiz

    CLASS:

    • Work on Found Poem (Due by the end of class) & Culture Presentation

    Unit 9 Vocabulary Practice - Due 5/11 & 5/12


    Culture Presentation - Due 5/13 & 5/14


    ORP Due 5/12 (Day 1) & 5/13 (Day 2)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    4/27 (2,4,6)


    Wednesday

    4/28 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Notes


    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation

    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; 8.W.2 Write informative/Explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.  

    WU: Review Unit 8 Notes

    CLASS:

    • Plot/Characterization Presentations (3)
    • Assign Well-Developed Paragraph:  ABC/RAFT & ICE Approval

    Unit 8 Practice - Due 4/29 & 4/30


    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 & 5/6 

    Thursday

    4/29 (2,4,6)


    Friday

    4/30 (1,3,5)

    Unit 8 Practice

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.W.2 Write informative/Explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

    WU: Review Unit 8 Practice

    CLASS:

    • Ellipsis, Hypen & Dash
    • Plot/Characterization Presentations (3)
    • Group Work:  Well-Developed Paragraph

    Unit 8 Sentences - Due 5/3 & 5/4

     

    Well-Developed Paragraph - Due 5/5 & 5/6 

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    4/19 (2,4,6)


    Tuesday 

    4/20 (1,3,5)

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Sentences 


    Read/Annotate Story & 3*2*2 



    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

    WU: Print Culture Research/Review Vocabulary Sentences

    CLASS:

    • Unit 7 Vocabulary Test (DAY 1)
    • Group Discussion of 3*2*2
    • Text-Dependent Questions
    • Plot Analysis & Characterization Graphic Organizer

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Test 4/21 (Day 2) 


    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation - Due 4/27 (Day 2) & 4/28 (Day 1)

    Wednesday

    4/21 (2,4,6)


    Thursday

    4/22 (1,3,5)

    Period 1:  Science AzM2

     

    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.L.2a. use punctuation (ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.

    WU: Paper Return &  Unit 7 Vocabulary PPT Review

    CLASS:

    • Unit 7 Vocabulary Test (DAY 2)
    • Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes
    • Plot Analysis & Characterization Graphic Organizer/Work on Google Slides Presentation

    (Period 1) Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes -Due 4/26 


    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation - Due 4/27 (Day 2) & 4/28 (Day 1)

    Friday

    4/23 (2,4,6)


    Monday

    4/26 (1,3,5)

    (Period 1) Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash Notes

    LEARNING GOAL:8.L.2a. Use punctuation (ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

    WU: Ellipses, Hyphen, & Dash 

    CLASS:

    • ORP Group Time (45 minutes)
    • Short Story:  Work on Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation

    Unit 8 Vocabulary Notes - Due 4/27 (Day 2) & 4/28 (Day 1)


    Plot Analysis & Characterization Google Slides Presentation - Due 4/27 (Day 2) & 4/28 (Day 1)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    4/13 (2,4,6)


    Wednesday

    4/14 (1,3,5)

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Notes

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.W.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.8.W.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation 8.W.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support research 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.

    WU: Review Unit 7 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS: 

    • Assign Short Story Groups & choose group roles
    • Review Unit Materials/Expectations
    • Begin Culture Research

    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)


    Unit 7 Vocabulary Practice - Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

    Thursday

    4/15 (2,4,6)


    Friday

    4/16 (1,3,5)

    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft)


    Unit 7 Vocabulary Practice

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.W.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration. 8.W.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation 8.W.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support research.8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

    WU: Collect Graphic Comic/Review Vocabulary Practice

    CLASS:

    • ORP Group Time (15 minutes)
    • Complete Culture Research
    • Read/Annotate Story & Complete a 3*2*2

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Sentences - Due 4/19 (Day 2) & 4/20 (Day 1)


    Read/Annotate Story & 3*2*2 - Due 4 /19 (Day 2) & 4/20 (Day 1)

     

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Test  4/20 (Day 1) & 4/21 (Day 2)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    4/5 (2,4,6)


    Tuesday

    4/6 (1,3,5)


    AzMerit Testing

     

    LEARNING GOAL: W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

    WU:  Narrative Writing:  Graphic Comic

    CLASS:

    • Developing Quality Characters:  Hero & Villain
     

    Wednesday

    4/7 (2,4,6)


    Thursday

    4/8 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL: W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

    WU: Graphic Comic:  Review Plot Development

    CLASS:

    • Continue Hero/Villain
    • Plot Diagram/Rough Draft

    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

    Friday

    4/9 (2,4,6)


    Monday

    4/12 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL: W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.

    WU: Unit 7 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS: 

    • Final Draft of Graphic Comic

    Unit 7 Vocabulary Notes - Due 4/13 (Day 2) & 4/14 (Day 1)


    Final Draft of Graphic Comic (Hero, Villain, Rough Draft, Final Draft) -  Due 4/15 (Day 2) & 4/16 (Day 1)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    3/29 (2,4,6)



    Tuesday

    3/30 (1,3,5)

    ORP Parent Permission  (Day 1) 

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.SL.1 Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion. SL.8.5 & 6 Demonstrate the ability to present information with visuals in a clear & formal presentation. 

    WU:  Assign Jigsaw Groups for Presentations

    CLASS: 

    • Group Work:  Characterization & Plot Analysis
    • Presentation of Plot Elements and Characterization

    ORP Parent Permission - Due  3/31 (Day 2)

    Wednesday

    3/31 (2,4,6)


    Thursday

    4/1 (1,3,5)


    Friday, 4/2 Holiday

    ORP Parent Permission  (Day 2)

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific work choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts; 8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience.  

    WU:  Review ORP Project/Questions

    CLASS:

    • AzMerit Test Prep:  Poetry Devices & Terminology Review; Reading Analysis Review; AzMerit Writing Review

    AzMerit Testing - 4/5 - 4/7 

    Get a good night sleep and eat a well-balanced breakfast! :) 

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    3/23 (2,4,6)


    Wednesday

    3/24 (1,3,5)

     

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 8.RL.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

    WU: Raffle/Hand Cut-Out

    CLASS:

    • Partner Find
    • Cultural Pursuit Activity
    • Short Story:  Civil Peace by Chinua Achebe/Background Building/ Audio of Story
    • Read/Annotate Civil Peace

    Read and Annotate Civil Peace - Due 3/25 (Day 2) and 3/26 (Day 1)

    ORP Parent Permission - Due 3/30 (Day 1) & 3/31 (Day 2)

    Thursday

    3/25 (2,4,6)


    Friday

    3/26 (1,3,5)

    Read and Annotate Civil Peace

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 8.SL.1 Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

    WU: Civil Peace: Review Annotations

    CLASS:

    • Civil Peace:  Whole group discussion/Text Dependent Questions
    • Characterization (S.T.E.A.L) - Direct and Indirect Characterization
    • Plot Graphic Organizer

    ORP Parent Permission - Due 3/30 (Day 1) & 3/31 (Day 2)

    3rd QUARTER SCHEDULE:

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    3/8 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    3/9  (2,4,6)

    TDA Chapters 11-Epilogue Guiding Questions & Vocabulary

     

    Journals Due

    LEARNING GOAL:  RL.8.10 Demonstrate the ability to read and understand 8th grade literature independently and proficiently. RL.8.7 . Explore the differences between a printed text and a visual medium. 

    WU:  Holocaust Reflection-Journal page 20

    CLASS:   

    • TDA Final Test
    • Text/Media Comparison - “Life is Beautiful”/”The Devil’s Arithmetic”
     

    Wednesday

    3/10 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    3/11  (2,4,6)















    LEARNING GOAL:   RL.8.7 Explore the differences between a printed text and a visual medium.

    WU:  Paper Return

    CLASS:  

    • Culture Survey
    • Review 4th Quarter ORP
    • Writing Reflection
    • Text/Media Comparison - “Life is Beautiful”/”The Devil’s Arithmetic”
     

    Friday

    3/12 (1,3,5)

    Spring Break

    3/15 - 3/22

     

    DAY 1 ONLY

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.SL.3 Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

    WU:  ORP Groups/Book Choice

    CLASS:   

    • Admiral McRaven’s Motivational Speech/Google Slides Presentation & Compliments Sheet

    4th Quarter ORP (Book Choice/Parent Signature) Due -Monday, March 29th (Day 1) & Tuesday, March 30th (Day 2).   

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    3/2 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    3/3  (2,4,6)

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Sentences

    LEARNING GOAL:   L.8.1c Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.8.SL.4 & 5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.; Use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. 8.RL.6 Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor. 

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Sentences

    CLASS:   

    • Verb Moods Quiz
    • TDA - “My Story” - Journal page 18
    • TDA Chapters (16-17)
    • ORP Presentations

    T.D.A - Chapter 18 - Due 3/4 & 3/5

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Test - 3/4 & 3/5

    Movie Permission Slip - Due 3/4 & 3/5

    Thursday

    3/4 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    3/5  (2,4,6)

    T.D.A. Chapter 18

    Vocabulary Test

    Movie Permission Slip

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases..SL.4 & 5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.; Use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. 8.RL.6Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor. 

    WU:  Unit 6 Vocabulary Test

    CLASS:   

    • TDA Chapter (19-Epilogue)
    • TDA Prediction Reflection - Journal page 19
    • TDA Kahoot
    • ORP Presentations

    TDA Chapters 11-Epilogue Guiding Questions & Vocabulary - Due 3/8 & 3/9


    TDA Chapters 11-Epilogue - Test - 3/8 & 3/9

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    2/22 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    2/23 (2,4,6) 

    Final Draft of Paragraph

     

    T.D.A Guiding Questions & Vocabulary

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content; 8.RL.10 By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

    WU:  Highlight and turn in Paragraph

    CLASS:   

    • TDA Chapters (1-10) Test
    • TDA Chapters (11)
    • Unit 6 Vocabulary Notes/ORP Work Time

    ORP (Outline & PowerPoint) Due - 2/24 & 2/25

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Notes - Due 2/24 & 2/25

    Wednesday

    2/24 (1,3,5)

    Thursday 

    2/25 (2,4,6) 

    ORP (Outline & PPT)

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Notes

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.4 & 5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.; Use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

    WU:  Review Unit 6 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:   

    • Verb Moods Practice
    • ORP Presentations
    • TDA Chapters (12-13)/Guiding Questions/Vocab
    • TDA End of Book Prediction - Journal Page 15 & 16

    TDA Chapter 14 (3*2*2) Page 17 in journal- Due 2/26 & 3/1

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Practice - Due 2/26 & 3/1

    Verb Moods Quiz - 3/2 & 3/3

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Test - 3/4 & 3/5

    Friday

    2/26 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    3/1 (2,4,6)

    Chapter 14 (3*2*2)

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Practice

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.4 & 5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.; Use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. 8.Rl.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Practice

    CLASS:   

    • Verb Moods
    • ORP Presentations
    • TDA Chapter (15)/Guiding Questions & Vocabulary

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Sentences - Due 3/2 & 3/3

    Verb Moods Quiz - 3/2 & 3/3

    Unit 6 Vocabulary Test - 3/4 & 3/5

    Movie Permission Slip - Due 3/4 & 3/5

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday - No School

    Tuesday

    2/16 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    2/17 (2,4,6) 

    Typed Draft Due

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.  

    WU: Review for Vocabulary Test

    CLASS:   

    • Unit 5 Vocabulary Test
    • TDA Chapters (7 - 8)
    • Self-Evaluation & Peer Evaluation

    ORP Due - 2/24 & 2/25

    TDA Chapter 9 (3*2*2 in journal - page 14) - Due 2/22 & 2/23

    Final Draft of Paragraph (turnitin.com AND a paper copy to Mrs. Grimes) - Due 2/22 & 2/23

    Thursday

    2/18 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    2/19 (2,4,6) 

    TDA Chapter 9 - 3*2*2

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W.3b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

    WU:  ORP Presentation Schedule

    CLASS:   

    • Diary # 4
    • Verb Moods Practice
    • TDA - Discuss Chapter 9 - 3*2*2
    • TDA Chapter 10 - Guiding Questions & Vocab.
    • TDA Kahoot Review

    Final Draft of Paragraph (turnitin.com AND a paper copy to Mrs. Grimes) - Due 2/22 & 2/23

    TDA Guiding Questions & Vocabulary - Due 2/22 & 2/23

    TDA Test Chapters (1-10) - 2/22 & 2/23

    ORP Due - 2/24 & 2/25

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    2/9 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    2/10 (2,4,6)

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Practice

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.10 By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative & quantitative measures appropriate to grade; 8.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Practice

    CLASS:   

    • Review ORP Rubric
    • The Diary of Anne Frank Test
    • Paragraph:  Flee Map
    • TDA Chapter (3-4) - Guiding Questions & Vocab.

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Sentences - Due 2/11 & 2/12

     

    Paragraph:  Flee Map - Due 2/11 & 2/12

    Thursday

    2/11 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    2/12 (2,4,6) 

     

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Sentence

     

    Paragraph:  Flee Map

    LEARNING GOAL:  L.8.1c Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.  8.W.3b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.8.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports and analysis of what the text says explicitly

    WU: Review Vocabulary Sentences

    CLASS:   

    • Diary # 3 - Page 12 in Diary of Terror
    • TDA Chapters (5-6) 
    • Work on Typed Draft

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Test - 2/16 & 2/17

    Typed Draft (Printed)- Due 2/16 & 2/17

     

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    2/1 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday (½ day for conferences

    2/2 (2,4,6) 

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.W.3b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.8.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

    WU:  Diary #2 (Page 10 in Journal)

    CLASS:   

    • Finish Anne Frank Presentations
    • Well-Developed Paragraph PPT
    • Writing Prompt:  A/RAFT
    • Read Articles 

    Articles (Read/Annotated) Due - Due 2/3 & 2/4

    Wednesday

    2/3 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    2/4 (2,4,6)

    Articles Due

    LEARNING GOAL: RL.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.8.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

    WU:  Diary of Anne Frank: Review Character Traits 

    CLASS:   

    • Diary of Anne Frank:  Act I/Scenes 4 & 5
    • Diary of Anne Frank:  Act II (Video) - 40 minutes
    • Writing:  B/C

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Notes - Due 2/5 & 2/8


    Writing:  B/C - Due 2/5 & 2/8

    Friday

    2/5 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    2/8 (2,4,6)

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Notes

    Writing:  B/C





    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade‐appropriate general academic and domain‐specific words.L.8.1c Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood. 

    WU: Review Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:   

    • Verb Moods Practice
    • Diary of Terror -  Anne Frank Plot Diagram
    • Diary of Anne Frank Kahoot
    • The Devil's Arithmetic (TDA) Pre Reading Activity
    • The Devil's Arithmetic (TDA) Chapters (1-2)

    Unit 5 Vocabulary Practice - Due 2/9 & 2/10

     

    Diary of Anne Frank Test - 2/9 & 2/10

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    1/26 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    1/27 (2,4,6)

    Vocabulary Sentences 

    Diary Cover

    Building Background Quiz (Conformity, Holocaust, Partisan) 

     

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RI.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas.8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Sentences/Assign Verb Moods:  Meme

    CLASS:   

    • Holocaust Quiz
    • Create Character Traits (Pages 6 & 7) & Plot Diagram (Pages 8 & 9) in Diary
    • The Diary of Anne Frank Act I/Scene 1
    • Assign Groups for Act I/Scenes 3 & 4

    Unit 4 Vocabulary Test - 1/28 & 1/29

    Verb Moods:  Meme - Due 1/28 & 1/29

    Found Poem - Final Copy (2 Typed Copies & Rough Draft) - Due 1/28 & 1/29 

    Thursday

    1/28 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    1/29 (2,4,6)

    Found Poem - Final Copy (2 Typed Copies & Rough Draft) 

    Verb Moods:  Memes

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate; 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases. L.8.1c Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood

    WU:  Glue Poem on the inside front cover of Diary & Review Memes

    CLASS:   

    • Unit 4 Vocabulary Test
    • Diary of Anne Frank: Act I/Scenes 3 & 4 (practice & present)
     

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Friday

    1/15 (1,3,5)

    No School Monday

    Tuesday

    1/19 (2,4,6)

     Holocaust Cornell Notes

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RI.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events8.RI.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development . . . including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade‐appropriate general academic and domain‐specific words and 8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases using context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

    WU:  Unit 4 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:  

    • Partisan PPT/Notes
    • Reading:  Resistance During the Holocaust

    Unit 4 Vocabulary Notes - Due 1/20 & 1/21

    Partisan Notes/Reading - Due 1/20 & 1/21

    Wednesday

    1/20 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    1/21 (2,4,6)

     

    Unit 4 Vocabulary Notes 

    Partisan Notes/Reading 

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases using context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.: 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

    WU:   Review Unit 4 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:  

    • Create “Diary of Terror” & Review Symbolism PPT/Diary Cover
    • Introduce Found Poem & Read Night excerpt by Elie Wiesel

    Vocabulary Practice #1 - Due 1/22 & 1/25

    Diary Cover - Due 1/26 & 1/27

    Found Poem - Final Copy - Due 1/28 & 1/29 

    Building Background Quiz (Conformity, Holocaust, Partisan) - 1/26 & 1/27

    Friday

    1/22 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    1/25 (2,4,6)

     

     

    Vocabulary Practice #1

     

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases using context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. L.8.1c Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood; 8.W.3a. Engage & orient the reader by establishing a context and POV and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Practice

    CLASS: 

    • Diary Entry #1 (Page 4 in Diary)
    • Verb Moods PPT/Practice
    • The Biography of Anne Frank & 25-Word Summary (Page 5 in Diary)
    • Work Time:  (Found Poem and/or Diary Cover)

    Vocabulary Sentences - Due 1/26 & 1/27

    Diary Cover & 25-Word Summary - Due 1/26 & 1/27

    Building Background Quiz (Conformity, Holocaust, Partisan) - 1/26 & 1/27

    Found Poem - Final Copy - Due 1/28 & 1/29 

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    1/11 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    1/12 (2,4,6)

    ORP Parent Letter - Google Form Completed in Google Classroom (Turn in signed parent permission upon return to class.)

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RI.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events.

    WU:  Attendance Question  

    CLASS: 

    • Conformity Notes/PPT Part 2
    • Conformity Reading & Connections

    Conformity Connections Due 1/13 (1,3,5) & 1/14 (2,4,6)

    Wednesday 

    1/13 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    1/14 (2,4,6)

    Conformity Connections

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RI.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports and analysis of what the text says explicitly…8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Discuss Conformity Connections
    • Holocaust Cornell Notes
    Holocause Notes - Due 1/15 & 1/19

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday/Tuesday

      1/4 & 1/5

     


    NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

     


    Wednesday

    1/6 (2,4,6) 

     

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:  

    • Admiral McRaven’s Motivational Speech & Written Response

    ORP - Book Choice/Google Form - Due 1/11 (1,3,5) & 1/12 (2,4,6)

    Thursday

    1/7 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    1/8 (2,4,6)



     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RI.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas  8.RI.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:  

    • Review Virtual Expectations (Teacher, Parent & Student)
    • PowerPoint:  What is Conformity?
    • Paired Text “Conformity” and “The Third Wave” - Reading and Analysis Questions

    ORP Google Form Due 1/11 (1,3,5) & 1/12 (2,4,6)


    Paired Text Analysis Questions Due 1/11 (1,3,5) & 1/12 (2,4,6) 

    2nd QUARTER SCHEDULE:

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    12/14 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    12/15 (2,4,6) 

     

    F451 Packet

    Verbals Practice

    LEARNING GOALS: 8.RL.10  Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative/quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.RI.10 Proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational and nonfiction texts in a complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8;  8.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

    WU:  Introduce 3rd Quarter ORP

    CLASS:

    • F451 Part 3 Test
    • Finals Review

    ORP Parent Permission Letter - Due 1/11 & 1/12 


    Wednesday

    12/16 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    12/17 (2,4,6) 

     

    LEARNING GOALS: 8.RL.10  Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative/quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.RI.10 Proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational and nonfiction texts in a complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8;  8.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; 8.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

     FINAL EXAMS

    ORP Parent Permission Letter - Due 1/11 & 1/12 


    HOLIDAY BREAK!  

    12/18 - 1/4/21

    SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! 

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    12/8 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    12/9 (2,4,6)

    F451: 119-124/125-130

    LEARNING GOAL:8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.8.L.1Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 

    WU: Verbals:  Gerunds & Participles Practice

    CLASS: 

    • F451: 124-138/130-145 & Analysis Packet
    • Infinitives Notes & Practice
    • ORP Presentations

    F451: 138-147/145-154 & 3*2*2 - Due 12/10 & 12/11

     

    Work on Finals Review Sheet!

    Thursday

    12/10 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    12/11 (2,4,6)

     

    LEARNING GOAL:8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.8.L.1Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

     WU: Verbals Practice

     CLASS:

    • CUSD District Final Exam
    •  F451:  147-158/154-165 & Analysis Packet
    • ORP Presentations

    Verbals Practice - Due 12/14 & 12/15


    F451 Part 3 Test & Analysis Packet - Due 12/14 & 12/15

     

    Work on Finals Review Sheet!

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    11/30 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    12/1 (2,4,6)

    Vocabulary Practice

    PRINTED copy of full Argument Essay

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression; 8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Practice/Work on Vocabulary Sentences

    CLASS:  

    •  Self and Peer Evaluation of Argument Essay
    •  F451: 99-106/102-110 & Analysis Packet
    •  Part 2 Kahoot Review

    Vocabulary Sentences - Due 12/2 & 12/3

    F451 Part 2 Test & Packet - Due 12/2 & 12/3

    Grammar - Gerunds Notes (PPT Slides 1-8) in Google Classroom - Due 12/2 & 12/3

    Final Copy of FULL ESSAY (including self & peer evaluations) - Due 12/4 & 12/7 (Due to turnitin.com and a hard copy to Mrs. Grimes)

    Wednesday

    12/2 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    12/3 (2,4,6) 

     

    Vocabulary Sentences 

    F451 Part 2 Packet 

    Gerunds Notes (PowerPoint Slides 1-8) 

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL.10 Proficiently & independently read & comprehend literature in a complexity range determined by qualitative & quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases;8.L.1Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.

    WU:   Hand out Finals Review Sheet                                                    Review Vocabulary Sentences

    CLASS: 

    •  Grammar:  Gerunds
    •  F451 Part 2 Test
    •  F451: 107-111/113-117
    •  ORP Presentations

    Grammar - Participle Notes (PowerPoint Slides 9-12) in Google Classroom - Due 12/4 & 12/7

    Final Copy of FULL ESSAY  (including self & peer evaluations) - Due 12/4 & 12/7 (Due to turnitin.com and a hard copy to Mrs. Grimes)

    Friday

    12/4 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    12/7 (2,4,6) 

    Participle Notes (PowerPoint Slides 9-12)

    Final Copy of FULL ESSAY - Due to turnitin.com and a hard copy to Mrs. Grimes)

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.8.L.1Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

     WU: Highlight and Collect Final Copy of Argument Essay

     CLASS:

    • Unit 3 Vocabulary Test
    • F451:  111-119/117-125 & Analysis Packet
    • Verbals:  Participle Review
    • ORP Presentations

    F451:  119-124/125-130 - Due 12/8 & 12/9

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    11/23 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    11/24 (2,4,6)

    HOLIDAY

    11/25 - 11/27

    Vocabulary Notes

    F451:  83-88/86-91 & 3*2*2 (in packet)

    Typed Draft of Body Paragraphs (not printed)

    Draft of Conclusion Paragraph in Brace Maps 

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension. 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 8.W.1 Write argument to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

    WU:  

    • Review Vocabulary Notes/Work on Vocabulary Practice

    CLASS:   

    • Review ORP Presentation Schedule
    • F451 - Discuss 3*2*2 & Read pages 88-98/91-102.  Work on Analysis Packet
    • Type Conclusion Paragraph

    Unit 3 Vocabulary Practice - Due 11/30 & 12/1

    Typed Draft (PRINTED) of the Whole Essay (Intro, Body, Conclusion,Works Cited) - Due 11/30 & 12/1

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    11/17 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    11/18 (2,4,6)

     

    Final Copy of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph


    ORP Project Lock-In

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  8.W.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

    WU:   ORP Project Lock-In

    CLASS:  

    • F451:  67-76/71-80 & Analysis Packet
    • Rough Draft of Body Paragraphs 2+ in brace maps

    Rough Draft of Body Paragraphs 2+ - Due 11/19 & 11/20

    Thursday

    11/19 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    11/20 (2,4,6)

     

    Rough Draft of Body Paragraphs 2+






    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text; 8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade‐appropriate general academic and domain‐specific words and phrases.

    WU:  Unit 3 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:  

    • F451:  76-82/80-86 & Analysis Packet
    • Type Body Paragraphs & Works Cited
    • Review of Conclusion Paragraph (Slides 39-43) & Sample Essay
    • Draft Conclusion Paragraph in Brace Maps

    Vocabulary Notes - Due 11/23 & 11/24

    Typed Draft of Body Paragraphs & Works Cited (added to Intro/1st Body) - Due 11/23 & 11/24

    Draft of Conclusion Paragraph in Brace Maps - Due 11/23 & 11/24

    F451:  83-88/86-91 & 3*2*2 (in packet)- Due 11/23 & 11/24

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    11/10 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    11/11

    HOLIDAY NO SCHOOL

    Thursday

    11/12 (2,4,6)

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Sentences

    F451 Analysis Packet

    1st Body Paragraph Draft (in brace map)

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.10 Proficiently & independently read & comprehend literature in a complexity range determined by qualitative & quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases.8.W.1 Write argument to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

    WU:   Spiral: Grammar Review

    CLASS: 

    • Review Unit 2 Vocabulary Sentences
    • F451 Part 1 Test
    • Review Works Cited - PPT Slides 37-38
    • Type/Print Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph in Google Docs.  

    Typed Draft of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph (PRINTED) - Due 11/13 & 11/16

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Test - 11/13 & 11/16

    Friday

    11/13 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    11/16 (2,4,6)

    Typed Draft of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression; 8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed

    WU:   Review ORP Rubrics

    CLASS:  

    • Unit 2 Vocabulary Test
    • Watm & Cool Feedback Review
    • Self & Peer Evaluation of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph
    • Work on Final Draft of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph

    Final Copy of Introduction & 1st Body Paragraph - Due 11/17 & 11/18 (Due to turnitin.com and a hard copy to Mrs. Grimes)

     

    ORP Project Lock-In - 11/17 & 11/18

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    11/2 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    11/3 (2,4,6)

    Article #5 (Read, annotated, added to T-Chart)

    F451 29-37/32-40 & 3*2*2

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension;8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  W.8 . . . quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. 8.W.1a Introduce claim, acknowledge and distinguish the claim from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

    WU: Unit 2 Vocabulary Notes

    CLASS:

    • F451:  Review 3*2*2 & read 37-45/40-48
    • Argument PPT Slides 11-16: Summarize, Paraphrase, Quote/Guide to Plagiarism Review
    • Complete Tree Map & Thesis in packet - PPT Slides 17-22

    F451 45-50/48-53 - Due 11/4 & 11/5

    Tree Map & Thesis Statement - Due 11/4 & 11/5

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Notes - Due 11/4 & 11/5

    Wednesday

    11/4 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    11/5 (2,4,6) 

    F451 45-50/48-53

    Tree Map & Thesis Statement

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Notes

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension;:  8.W.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 8.W.1a Introduce claim, acknowledge and distinguish the claim from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text 

    WU:  Spiral: Parallelism

    CLASS: 

    • Review Unit 2 Vocabulary Notes; F451 51-60/53-63
    • Introduction Paragraph -  Analysis of Introduction Paragraph in a Sample Essay, PPT Slides 23-27 
    • Draft Introduction in Brace Map (packet)

    F451 61-65/63-68 - Due 11/6 & 11/9

    Introduction Draft (in brace map) - Due 11/6 & 11/9

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Practice - Due 11/6 & 11/9



    Friday

    11/6 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    11/9 (2,4,6)

    F451 61-65/63-68

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Practice

    Introduction Draft (in brace map)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension;:  8.W.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

    WU: Vocabulary Sentence Practice

    CLASS:

    • Review Unit 2 Vocabulary Practice
    • Review In-Text Citations & Body Paragraphs - Argument PPT Slides 10 & 28-36
    • Analysis of  Body Paragraphs in a Sample Essay
    • Draft 1st Body Paragraph (in brace map)
    • F451 Part 1 Kahoot

    F451 Part 1 Test & Analysis Packet - Due 11/10 & 11/12

    Unit 2 Vocabulary Sentences - Due 11/10 & 11/12

    1st Body Paragraph Draft (in brace map) - Due 11/10 & 11/12





     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Tuesday

    10/27 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    10/28 (2,4,6)

     

    Censorship Articles      1 & 2  

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RI.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced;8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

    WU:  Spiral:  Figurative Language

    CLASS:  Unit 1 Vocabulary Test; Read & Annotate Censorship Articles 3 & 4 (Read/Annotate/Highlight/T-Chart); F451 8-18/10-21  and work on analysis packet.

    Censorship Articles 3 & 4 - Due 10/29 & 10/30

    Article #5 - Article to support your claim (Read, Annotate, Highlight, T-Chart) - Due 11/2 & 11/3

    Thursday 

    10/29 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    10/30 (2,4,6) 

    Censorship Articles      3 & 4  

    ORP Books







    LEARNING GOAL:   8.W.1b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text;8.RI.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduce

    WU:  ORP Book Check/Reading Time

    CLASS:  Classroom Spelling Bee; F451 19-29/21-32 Argument PPT Slides 7-9:  Credible Sources; Article # 5 Research Time

    Article #5 - Article to support your claim (Read, Annotate, Highlight, T-Chart) - Due 11/2 & 11/3

     

    F451 29-37/32-40 & 3*2*2 (in packet)  - Due 11/2 & 11/3

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    Monday

    10/19 (1,3,5)

    Tuesday

    10/20 (2,4,6)

    “Who Am I” Classroom Portfolio

    Vocabulary Notes

    Quarter 2 ORP Book Selection Permission 

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension; 8.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing; 8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners/whole class on grade 8 topics & issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

    WU:  Avoiding Run-On Sentences

    CLASS:  

    • Review Unit 1 Vocabulary Notes
    • Fahrenheit 451:  Theme 
    • Understanding Censorship PPT/Cornell Notes

    Vocabulary Practice - Due 10/21 & 10/22

    Argument Terminology & Rhetoric Quiz - 10/21 & 10/22

    ORP Books must be in Class by 10/29 & 10/30

    Wednesday 

    10/21 (1,3,5)

    Thursday

    10/22 (2,4,6)

    Vocabulary Practice

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing;W.8.1To understand argument terminology for writing

    WU:  Grammar Review

    CLASS:

    • Review Vocabulary Practice
    • Present Personal Portfolio
    • Argument/Rhetoric Quiz
    • Introduce Argument Writing Packet  - Annotate Writing Prompt

    Vocabulary Sentences - Due 10/23 & 10/26

     

    ORP Books must be in Class by 10/29 & 10/30

    Friday

    10/23 (1,3,5)

    Monday

    10/26 (2,4,6)

     

     

    Vocabulary Sentences

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RI.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced;8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  8.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple‐meaning words or phrases.

    WU:  Review Vocabulary Sentences & Vocabulary PPT

    CLASS: 

    • Allusion PPT
    • Fahrenheit 451 - Read pages 1-7/3-10 and work on analysis packet
    • Read & Annotate Censorship Articles 1 & 2

    Unit 1 Vocabulary Test - 10/27 & 10/28

    Censorship Articles 1 & 2 - Due 10/27 & 10/28

     

    ORP Books must be in Class by 10/29 & 10/30

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK


    Monday

    10/12

     

     

    NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

     

    Tuesday

    10/13 (1,3,5)

    Wednesday

    (2,4,6) 10/14

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions

    WU: Welcome Back!   Icebreaker Activity

    CLASS:   Classroom PPT Procedures; Six Word Memoir PPT;  Work on “Who Am I” Classroom Portfolio

    “Who Am I” Classroom Portfolio DUE 10/19 (1,3,5)  & 10/20 (2,4,6)

    Quarter 2 ORP Book Selection Permission DUE 10/19 (1,3,5) & 10/20 (2,4,6)

    Thursday

    10/15 (1,3,5)

    Friday

    10/16 (2,4,6)



     

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.L.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension. . . 

    WU:  “Video Journal” Response

    CLASS:   Vocabulary Expectations & Introduction to Unit 1; Cornell Notes: Argument Terminology & Rhetoric; Work on “Who Am I” Portfolio

    Vocab Notes Unit 1 DUE 10/19 (1,3,5) & 10/20 (2,4,6)

    “Who Am I” Classroom Portfolio DUE 10/19 (1,3,5)  & 10/20 (2,4,6)

    Quarter 2 ORP Book Selection Permission DUE 10/19 (1,3,5) & 10/20 (2,4,6)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    9/29 - Tuesday

     (Periods 1,3,5)


    9/30 - Wednesday

    (Periods 2,4,6)



    Chains Chapters 39-42 & (3*2*2*+1) 

     

    Well-Developed Paragraph Reflection

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:

    • Chains Chapters 43-End & Work on Analysis Packet
    • ORP Presentations

    Chains Analysis Packet (25-45) - Due 10/1 (1,3,5) & 10/2 (2,4,6)


    Chains Final Test - 10/1 (1,3,5) & 10/2 (2,4,6)

    10/1 - Thursday

     (Periods 1,3,5)

    10/2 - Friday

    (Periods 2,4,6)

    Analysis Packet (25-45)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.10 Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8

    WARM UP:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Discussion of 2nd Quarter ORP
    • Chains Final Test

    ORP Book Choice Parent Permission - Due 10/19 (1,3,5) & 10/20 (2,4,6)

     

    HAVE A GREAT OCTOBER BREAK!  CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU ON THE 13TH AT ACP!🍂

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    9/21 - Monday

     (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/22 - Tuesday

    (Periods 2,4,6)




    ORP Due


    Chains 29-32 & (3*2*2*+1) 

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL & RI.10  Proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, informational texts and nonfiction in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8. 8.RL.6  Analyze how differences in point of view of the character and the reader through the use of dramatic irony. 

    WARM UP:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • ELA State Benchmark
    • Chains Chapters 33-35/Analysis Packet (No 3+2+2+1 Required)

    Chains Chapters (33-35) - Due 9/23 (1,3,5) & 9/24  (2,4,6) 

    9/23 - Wednesday

        (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/24 - Thursday

       (Periods 2,4,6) 




    Chains Chapters (33-35) & 3*2*2+1

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation; 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify, and add interest.8.RL.6  Analyze how differences in point of view of the character and the reader through the use of dramatic irony. 

    WU: Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Chains Chapters 36-38 & (3*2*2+1)/Analysis Packet
    • ORP Presentations

    Chains Chapters 36-38 & (3*2*2+1) - Due 9/25 (1,3,5) & 9/28 (2,4,6)

    9/25 - Friday

    (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/28 - Monday

     (Periods 2,4,6)



    Chains Chapters 36-38 & (3*2*2+1)

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.SL.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation; 8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify, and add interest.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:  

    • Chains Chapters 39-42 & (3*2*2*+1)/Analysis Packet
    • Well-Developed Paragraph Reflection/turnitin.com paper review
    • ORP Presentations

    Chains Chapters 39-42 & (3*2*2*+1) - Due 9/29 (1,3,5) & 9/30 (2,4,6)

     

    Well-Developed Paragraph Reflection - Due 9/29 (1,3,5) & 9/30 (2,4,6)

     

    DAY/WEEK

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    9/15 - Tuesday

    (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/16 - Wednesday

     (Periods 2,4,6)



    Rough Draft of Character Analysis in turnitin.com BY 7:45 


    Active & Passive Voice Practice

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.W.5 With some guidance and support from peers, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, & rewriting;   8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text;8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development . . . including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • (2) Peer Evaluations through turnitin.com
    • Chains Chapters 25-28 & (3*2*2*+1)/Analysis Packet 

    Final Copy of Character Analysis (turnitin.com & Google Classroom) - Due 9/17 (1,3,5) & 9/18 (2,4,6)

     

    Chains Chapters 25-28 & (3*2*2*+1) - Due 9/17 (1,3,5) & 9/18 (2,4,6)

    9/17 - Thursday

     (Periods 1,3,5)


    9/18 - Friday

    (Periods 2,4,6)



    Final Copy of Character Analysis

     

    Chains Chapters 25-28 & (3*2*2*+1)

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision;8.SL.5 Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify, and add interest.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:

    • Chains 29-32 & (3*2*2*+1)/Analysis Packet
    • Work on ORP

    ORP Google Slides Presentation - Due 9/21 (1,3,5) & 9/22 (2,4,6)

     

    Chains 29-32 & (3*2*2*+1) - Due 9/21 (1,3,5) & 9/22 (2,4,6)

     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    9/9 - Wednesday

    (1,3,5)


    9/10 -Thursday

    (2,4,6)




    Chains Chpts (17-20) & 3*2*2*+1


    Student Character Analysis Sample/Highlighting

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text;8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development . . . including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot. 8.W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    Chains Chapters 21-24 - End of Part I (No 3*2*2+1)

    Character Analysis - ABC/RAFT

    Review ICE & Student Character Analysis highlighting

    Chains Analysis Packet Chapters 11-24 - Due 9/11 (1,3,5) & 9/14 (2,4,6)


    ABC/RAFT for Character Analysis - Due 9/11 (1,3,5) & 9/14 (2,4,6)

     

    Chains Part I Assessment - 9/11 (1,3,5) & 9/14 (2,4,6) 

    9/11 - Friday

      (1,3,5)

    9/14 -Monday 

    (2,4,6) 




    Chains Analysis Packet Chapters  (11-24)


    ABC/RAFT for Character Analysis

    LEARNING GOAL:  L.8.1b Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice; 8.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

    WU: Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    Chains Part I Assessement

    Active & Passive Voice Review &  Practice

    Rough Draft Character Analysis

    Draft of Character Analysis - Submitted to turnitin.com by 7:45 AM - 9/15 (1,3,5) & 9/16 (2,4,6)


    Active & Passive Voice Practice - Due 9/15 (1,3,5) & 9/16 (2,4,6)

     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

    8/31 - Monday

        (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/1 - Tuesday

    EARLY RELEASE

       (Periods 2,4,6) 




    Chains Chapters (5-8) & 3*2*2 +1

    LEARNING GOALS:  8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.  8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development . . . including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot. 

    WU: Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Read & Annotate Chains Chapters (9-12) 
    • Work on Chains Analysis Packet (1-10)
    • Chapters (9-12) 3*2*2+1

    Analysis Packet (1-10)- Due 9/2 (Day 1) & 9/3 (Day 2)


    Chains Chapters (9-12)  & 3*2*2 +1 - Due 9/2 (Day 1) & 9/3 (Day 2)


    Analysis Packet (11-24) - Due 9/11 (Day 1) & 9/14 (Day 2)

    9/2 - Wednesday

    (Periods 1,3,5)

    9/3 - Thursday

     (Periods 2,4,6)



    Analysis Packet Chapters (1-10)

    Chapters (9-12) & 3*2*2 +1 

    LEARNING GOALS:  8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text;8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.L.8.1b Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice

    WU: Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Read & Annotate Chains Chapters (13-16)
    • Chapters (13-16) 3*2*2*+1
    • Active & Passive Voice - Cornell Notes/Practice

    Chains Chapters (13-16)  & 3*2*2 +1 - Due 9/4(Day 1) & 9/8(Day 2)


    Active/Passive Voice - Notes Due - 9/4 (Day 1) & 9/8 (Day 2)

    9/4 - Friday

     (Periods 1,3,5)


    9/7 - HOLIDAY

     

    9/8 - Tuesday

    (Periods 2,4,6)



    Chapters (13-16) & 3*2*2 +1 


    Active/Passive Voice - Notes

    LEARNING GOALS:  8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.  8.RL.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development . . . including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot. 

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Review ICE
    • Read & Annotate Chains Chapters (17-20)
    • Chapters (17-20) 3*2*2*+1

    Chains Chapters (17-20) & 3*2*2*+1 - Due 9/9 (Day 1) & 9/10 (Day 2)

     

    Student Character Analysis Sample/Highlighting - Due 9/9 (Day 1) & 9/10 (Day 2)


     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK


    8/25 Tuesday

     (Day 1 Periods 1,3,5)


    8/26 Wednesday

    (Day 2 Periods 2,4,6)



    Types of Sentence Practice

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text; 8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:

    • Building Background:  Understanding the 2 Sides of The American Revolutionary War (Patriots vs. Loyalist)
    • Introduce Writing Prompt:  Character Analysis for novel Chains
    • Read/Annotate Chains chapters (1-4) & work on Analysis Packet
    • Complete a 3*2*2+1 on chapters (1-4).

    Chains Chapters (1-4)  & 3*2*2 +1 - Due 8/27 (Day 1) 8/28 (Day 2)


    Chains - Literature Packet Chapters (1-10) - Due 9/2 (Day 1) 9/3 (Day 2).

    8/27 - Thursday

     (Periods 1,3,5)


    8/28 - Friday

    (Day 2 Periods 2,4,6)




    Chapters (1-4) 3*2*2 +1

    LEARNING GOAL:   8.RL.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text;8.RL.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. 

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Chains Chapters (5-8) & work on analysis packet
    • Chapters (5-8) 3*2*2+1
    • Discussion of Chapters (1-4) through a  review of 3*2*2+1 (Google Meet)

    Chains Chapters (5-8)  & 3*2*2 +1 - Due 8/31 (Day 1) 9/1 (Day 2)

     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK


    8/17 Monday

     (Day 1 Periods 1,3,5)


    8/18 Tuesday

    (Day 2 Periods 2,4,6)




     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W3a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically. 8.RL.5 Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Quarter 1 ORP Project/Book Selection
    • Read/Analysis Narrative Poems:  “Hanging Fire” & “Translating Grandfather’s House
    • Personal Narrative Poem

               

    Poetry Analysis Questions - Due 8/19 (Day 1) & 8/20 (Day 2)


    ORP Book Selection through a Google Form- DUE 8/21 (Day 1) &  8/24 (Day 2)


    Personal Narrative Poem DUE- 8/21 (Day 1) & 8/24 (Day 2) 


    8/19 Wednesday  (Day 1 Periods 1,3,5)


    8/20 Thursday

     (Day 2 Periods 2,4,6) 




    Poetry Analysis Questions

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.L1Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 8.W4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

    WU: Attendance Question

    CLASS: 

    • Review ABC & RAFT (Google Doc Practice)
    • Grammar:  Review Types of Sentences/Clause vs. Phrase through Cornell Notes & Practice

    ABC/RAFT Practice - Due 8/21 (Day 1) & 8/24 (Day 2)


    ORP Book Selection through a Google Form- DUE 8/21 (Day 1) &  8/24 (Day 2)


    Narrative Poem DUE- 8/21 (Day 1) & 8/24 (Day 2) 


    8/21 Friday

    (Day 1 Periods 1,3,5)


    8/24 Monday

     (Day 2 Periods 2,4,6)



    ORP Book Selection via Google Form


    Narrative Poem 


    ABC/RAFT Practice

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RI1   Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    WU:  Attendance Question

    CLASS:  

    • Review ORP Assignment & Grading Rubric
    • Historical Background to novel Chains:  Read/Annotate Informational Article (Google Form Formative)
    • (Videos)  Historical Background to novel Chains
    • Types of Sentences Practice

    Types of Sentences Practice - DUE 8/25 (Day 1) & 8/26 (Day 2)

     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK


    8/11 - Tuesday (Periods 1,3,5)


    8/12 - Wednesday (Periods 2,4,6)



    Signed Syllabus (picture uploaded)


    Writing PreAssessment

    LEARNING GOAL: 8.RL & RI.10 By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 8.

    WU:  Attendance Question/Daily Schedule Review

    CLASS:  

    • Setting Up Your ACP Binder  
    • Beginning of the Year  Online Assessment & Set Up Your Binder
    • Assessment Reflection - Google Form

    **In order to provide enough time to complete the assessment and set up a binder, there will be no small group meetings today.**

     

    8/13 - Thursday (Periods 1,3,5)


    8/14 - Friday 

    (Periods 2,4,6)



     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.RI.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas  8.SL.1a. Come to discussion prepared having read material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

    WU:  Attendance Question/Daily Schedule Review

    CLASS:

    • Annotations Review
    • Article/Annotation Practice "Teenagers are Rewriting the Rules of the News"
    • Discussion of Article and Annotations
    • Turnitin.com--Students register for ELA Class

    (submit email/password to Mrs. Grimes by the end of the class period.)

     

     

    BLOCK DAY

    HOMEWORK DUE

    CLASSWORK

    ASSIGNED HOMEWORK

     

    8/5 - Wednesday (Periods 1,3,5)

     

    8/6 - Thursday (Periods 2,4,6)

     

     

     

     

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions

     WARM UP: 

    • Attendance Question/Daily Schedule Review

    CLASS: 

    • (Recorded Lesson) Mrs. Grimes           Biography
    • (Recorded Lesson) Syllabus Review 
    • (Youtube Video Tutorial) Google Meets 
    • (Small Group Live Chat) Google Meets Introduction/Checking In
    • (Formative Assessment) Checking for Understanding – Google Form

    Student Biography in Pictures (Google Slides) – Due 8/7 & 8/8

    Signed Syllabus (picture uploaded) – Due 8/11 & 8/12

     

    8/7 - Friday     (Periods 1,3,5)

     

    8/10 - Monday   (Periods 2,4,6)

     

     

     

    Student Biography in Google Slides

    LEARNING GOAL:  8.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.8.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

     WU:

    • Attendance Question/Daily Schedule      Review

     CLASS:  

    • (Recorded Lesson) Review of MLA Formatting
    • (Independent Work) Writing PreAssessment
    • (Small Group Live Chat) Icebreaker “Getting to Know You

    Writing PreAssessment – Due 8/11 & 8/12

     

    Signed Syllabus (picture uploaded) – Due 8/11 & 8/12

     

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