week 10                                Mrs. Elmy                 8th Grade ELA

Learning Target(standard)

Performance Task/Homework

Success Criteria

Mon

10/28

I can read 8th grade literature.

I can write clear and coherent writing on a specific topic (W.8.4)

7 minutes of silent reading

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead-

  • Friendly Letter- rough draft due
  • peer revise/edit
  • Self revise/edit letter turning in to final draft- due Wed

Increase your reading ability

Revise a peer’s letter looking for completeness and correct grammar.

Tue

10/29

I can read 8th grade literature.

I can use details from non

fiction text to support analysis and inferences in the text (RL.8.1 & 8.2)

I can learn vocab words from the book MBSID (L.8.4)

7 minutes of silent reading

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead         

  • MBSID ch 6 (13:02 min)
  • Journal #6
  • Work on discussion questions from ch 6
  • Practice vocab from chapters 1-7 (both quizlets)

Increase your reading ability

Write a complete reflection for journal #6

Finish Q’s from ch 6

Learn MBSID vocab words

Wed

10/30

I can read 8th grade literature.

I can use details from non

fiction text to support analysis and inferences in the text (RL.8.1 & 8.2)

7 minutes of silent reading

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead         

  • Final draft of friendly letter due
  • MBSID ch 7 (16:59 min)
  • Journal #7
  • Work on discussion questions from ch 7

HW- finish Q’s from ch 4-7- due Friday

Increase your reading ability

Write a complete reflection for journal #7

finish Q’s from ch 7

Thur

10/31

I can read 8th grade literature.

½ day

Halloween spooky story!!!  

Tell Tale Heart (lit book p. 380)

 

Exit ticket: answer question #7 on pg. 387 with thought and insight on lined paper.

Increase your reading ability

Make connections between real life and horror fiction.

Fri

11/1

I can learn vocab words from the book MBSID (L.8.4)

I can read 8th grade literature.

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead-

  • Discussion Q’s ch 4-7 due
  • Learn vocab from ch 8-10
  • ssr

~learn MBSID words

Increase your reading ability

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including  setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.