RI.8.1 I can define textual evidence that supports a claim.
RI.8.2 I can define theme/ main idea. I can write a summary.
RI.8.4 I can determine the meaning of unknown words using context clues. I can explain the difference between literal and figurative language.
RI.8.5 I can summarize the main idea of a text.
RI.8.8 I can identify an author’s side of an argument. I can differentiate between claims supported by facts from those supported by opinion. I can judge if an author’s reasoning is sound (reliable), and evidence is relevant (significant) and sufficient (enough).
W 8.4 I can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W 8.3A I can 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.
W 8.3E I can provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
12/2 Elective Tour
12/3 Is Torture Ever Justified?
12/4 Why Learn Another Language?
12/5 PC, Quiz
11/18 WOD Test #4
11/19 Watch PSAs
11/20 Early Release, P/T conferences 5-8
11/21 Roots 9
11/22 Newsela 1210L
11/11 Newsela 1040L
11/12 Finish PSA
11/13 Finish PSA
11/14 Finish PSA
11/15 PSA DUE
11/4 "When do kids become adults"
11/5 "When do kids become adults"
11/6 "When do kids become adults"
11/7 Book Talks
11/8 End of trimester 1
10/28 WOD Test
10/21 Ch 1-5 quiz
10/22 Roots 6/Articles
10/23 Early Release
10/15 Finish Project
10/16 Tic Tac Toe Board Due, Start Ashes of Roses Ch 1 & 2
10/17 Ch 3 & 4
10/18 Ch 5/comprehension questions
RL.8.1 I can define textual evidence that supports a claim.
RL.8.2 I can define the theme/main idea and provide an objective summary.
RL.8.3 I can analyze how characters develop throughout a text.
RL.8.4 I can determine the meaning of unknown words using context clues.
I can determine how words/phrases used by an author impacts tone.
RL.8.6 I can identify various points of view. I can point out how different points of view affect the story.
W.8.2 I can develop the topic with well developed relevant content.
10/7 Tic Tac Toe Project Introduced
10/8 Perspective Paper Due
9/30 The Outsiders Movie
10/1 The Outsiders Movie
10/4 WOD Quiz
9/25 Early Release, ReadWorks, Newsela, Roots 3
9/26 Book Talks
9/27 Comprehension questions
9/16 Newsela 1210L
9/17 Chapter 8 vocabulary, Roots 2
9/9 Analogies 1
9/10 Analogies 2
9/11 Fastbridge Testing
9/13 WOD TEST
9/3 Chapter 3 After Reading
9/4 Math Map Testing
9/5 Reading Map Testing Parent Night
9/6 Math MAP-Round 2
8/26 Finish After reading for Chapter 1
8/27 Picture/Disaster Day
8/21 Early Release
8/22 Finish Student Interest Survey
8/23 No Homework