Grade Level: 7Th and 8Th Teachers: Mrs. Paggett Willis and Ms. Zhaiweek Of: 10/20/14 10/21/14

Grade Level: 7Th and 8Th Teachers: Mrs. Paggett Willis and Ms. Zhaiweek Of: 10/20/14 10/21/14

ELAStudent Plan Week 10/20/14 – 10/24/14
Unit Topic and Length: Informational Text – Narrative/Memoir as Informational Text; Response to Literature; Vocabulary Parts of Speech
Common Core Content Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1.D Cite several pieces of textual evidence support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.2.B. Develop relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, text, and issues, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1.D Cite several pieces of textual evidence support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.2.B. Develop relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, text, and issues, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly. Objective(s):
•Students will identify text set up by introducing events/conflict, characters and setting.
•Students will recognize story development through dialogue, pacing, description, reflection and multiple plot lines.
•Students will note logical sequence of events.
•Students will understand narrative as an element of informational text
•Students will analyze quotes as text evidence for response to literature
Vocabulary
Climax
Resolution
Symbol
Foreshadowing
Dialogue
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
Concrete Detail
Commentary / Grammar/Spelling
Adjective Clause
Adverbial Clause
Relative Pronoun
Subordinate Conjunction / Writing
Writing Process for:
Informational Text – Narrative/Memoir
-Graphic Organizer
-Formal Outline
-Drafting
Response to Literature
-Thesis Statement
-Mini Essay Format
-Critical Analysis
-Supporting Evidence
Literature
The Only Girl in the World for Me Bill Cosby (7th)
An Unforgettable Journey Maijue Xiong (7th) / Informational Text
From Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry (8th)
Up From Slavery Booker T. Washington (8th Grade)
Culminating Task/Assessment
Parts of Speech Chart
Produce a Narrative Account Project (7th Grade)
Produce a Memoir Project (8th Grade)
Journal Writing Notebook
Response to Literature (Mini Essay Format) / Homework
Monday (Vocabulary) – Create Parts of Speech Chart; Narrative Graphic Organizer (Due Wednesday)
Tuesday (Grammar) – Handout Packet Adjective/Adverbial
Wednesday (Writing
Prompt) – Narrative Formal Outline (Due Friday)
Thursday (Reading Comprehension/Critical Analysis) – Text Annotations
Friday (Literary Terms/Response to Literature) – Narrative Final Drafts

Grade Level: 7th and 8th Teachers: Mrs. Paggett Willis and Ms. ZhaiWeek of: 10/20/14 – 10/21/14