week 8                                Mrs. Elmy                 8th Grade ELA

Learning Target(standard)

Performance Task/Homework

Success Criteria

Mon

10/14

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

I can use details from non

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

New Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead-

  • Get MBSID vocab sheet
  • Begin learning vocab words-
  • Ch 1-3 (go to quizlet link on my webpage)-quiz this Friday
  • Read Historical Context ws: The Connecticut Militia
  • Answer Q’s #1-6- due end of hr

Learn MBSID vocab words

Understand historical context

& answer all questions about the Connecticut Militia

Tue

10/15

I can use details from non

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

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead         

  • MBSID ch 1 (28:14 min)
  • Journal #1- in Google classroom
  • Discussion Q’s #1 on ch 1-4 (due next week after we’ve read ch 4)

~Write a complete reflection for journal 1#1

~Answer discussion q’s from ch 1

Wed

10/16

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)

Library- renew books

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead         

  • MBSID ch 2 (18:35 min)
  • Journal Q #2
  • Work on discussion questions

Increase your reading ability

~Write a complete reflection for journal #2, share answer with shoulder partner

~Answer discussion q’s from ch 2

Thur

10/17

I can use details from non

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

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead         

  • MBSID ch 3 (9:47 min)
  • Journal Q #3
  • Work on discussion questions

~Write a complete reflection for journal #3, share response with class

~Answer questions on ch 3

Fri

10/18

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

I can read 8th grade literature.

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead-

  • Quiz vocab ch 1-3

silent reading when done

~earn 80% or better on your vocab quiz.

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.