Burrillville School Department Curriculum Map

English Language Arts - Grade 9

(Revised 7/16)

Quarter

Unit

Title

Shared Instructional Resources & Unit assessments

Instructional Days

1

1.1

Key Ideas and details in Informational Texts/Writing Informative Essays

Unit 1.1:  pdf / Classroom Docs

10

1.2

Key Ideas and Details in Literary Texts/Writing Explanatory Essays

Unit 1.2:  pdf / Classroom Docs

20

2

2.1

Analysis of structure in Informational Texts

Unit 2.1:  pdf / Classroom Docs

10

2.2

Analysis of Structure and Character in Literary Texts/Writing Narrative Essays

Unit 2.2:  pdf / Classroom Docs

20

3

3.1

Analysis of Author’s Purpose in Informational Texts/Writing Argumentative Essays

Unit 3.1:  pdf / Classroom Docs

10

3.2

Analysis of Theme in Literary Texts/Writing Argumentative Essays

Unit 3.2:  pdf / Classroom Docs

20

4

4.1

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Unit 1.1:  pdf / Classroom Docs

10

4.2

Writing a Research Paper

15

4.3

Presentation  of Knowledge and Ideas

5