week 11                          Mrs. Elmy                 8th Grade ELA

Learning Target(standard)

Performance Task/Homework

Success Criteria

Mon

11/4

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-

  • Ch 8 (17:46)
  • Journal #8
  • Get discussion Q’s for Ch 8-end of book (there are no Q’s from ch 8)

HW- study words for quiz tomorrow

Increase your reading ability

Follow along as we read ch 8

Write with detail on journal 8

Tue

11/5

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

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-

  • Quiz over ch 8-10 words
  • Ch 9 (17:44)
  • Journal #9
  • Work on Q’s from ch 9
  • Learn words from ch 11-end of book (test over all of them Friday)

Follow along as we read ch 9

Write with detail on journal 9

Answer Q’s #1-4

Wed

11/6

I can read 8th grade literature

Same as Tuesday

Library- renew & 7 minutes of silent reading

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead

  • Ch 10 (24:45)
  • Journal #10
  • Work on Q’s from ch 10

Increase your reading ability

Follow along as we read ch 10

Write with detail on journal 10

Answer Q’s #5 & 6

Thur

11/7

I can read 8th grade literature.

Same as Tuesday

7 minutes of silent reading

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead

  • Ch 11 (27:02)
  • Journal #11
  • Work on Q’s from ch 11

HW-study for MBSID vocab test tomorrow

Increase your reading ability

Follow along as we read ch 11

Write with detail on journal 11

Answer Q’s #7 & 8

Fri

11/8

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

I can read 8th grade literature.

Unit: My Brother Sam is Dead-

  • TEST- vocab words from whole book!!!

silent reading remainder of hour

~earn 80% or better on MBSID vocab test

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.