Burrillville School Department Curriculum Map

English Language Arts - Grade 8

Revised 6/16

 

Quarter 1

Unit Assessments

Instructional Days

Analysis of Literary and Informational Text

20-25

Writing an Argument

Units 1 & 2:  pdf / Classroom Docs.

20-25

Quarter 2

Analyzing Author’s Craft in Informational Text

.

20-25

Research: Writing to Inform or Explain

Units 3 & 4:  pdf / Classroom Docs

20-25

Quarter 3

Analyzing Author's Craft in Literary Text

15-20

Writing a Narrative

Units 5 & 6:  pdf / Classroom Docs.

20-25

Quarter 4

Analyzing Different Types of Media

17-22

Review, Analyze and Produce

Units 7 & 8:   pdf / Classroom Docs.

17-22

 

NOTE:  EACH QUARTER CONSISTS OF ONE UNIT DESCRIBED IN TWO PARTS: READING PRECEDING THE WRITING. THE INTENT IS THAT THE LESSONS FOR THESE UNITS WOULD BE DESIGNED AND TAUGHT SIMULTANEOUSLY

Mapping of Standards