Update 6-4-20

This is the last week of assignments!  We made it!  Please make sure if you need the Authors Style assignment you do this so I can make sure you get credit!  Look in the 6/4 Instruction folder for the directions.  You must complete both parts for full credit.  

Here are the links for the Book Club books listed by grade if students would like to read on their own. (Most can be found on amazon, kindle, nook, and audible.)

8th grade:
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7th Grade
     

6th
    

Below you will find an instructional calendar of standards and strategies covered in class this year.  

Reading Strategies Curriculum Map 2019-2020

1st Quarter

August 25-November 1

*Vocabulary Placement*

Strategy Focus: Pre/During/Post Reading Strategies, Literature Circles using Fables, Myths, and Memoirs

 

6th Grade:

Context Clues – 6.4c) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among

Roots & Affixes – 6.4b) Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.

Narrative Writing - 6.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on narrative and reflective writing.

 

7th Grade:

Context Clues e) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.

Roots & Affixes- 7.4 b) Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.

Cause and Effect- 7.5 c) Identify cause and effect relationships and their impact on plot

Narrative Writing - 7.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.

 

8th Grade:

Context Clues – 8.4 b) Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meaning and differentiate among multiple meanings of words and phrases.

Roots & Affixes – 8.4 Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to determine the meaning(s) of unfamiliar words and technical vocabulary

Analyze Plot Development – 8.5 a) Analyze how authors’ development of characters, conflict, point of view, voice, and tone convey meaning.

Narrative Writing - 8.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.

2nd Quarter

November 4-January 24

*Start Book Club*

Strategy Focus: Book Clubs, Paired Passages using short stories and non-fiction text

 

6th Grade:

Character-Plot Development - 6.5 a) Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.

Figurative Language -6.5 h) Identify and analyze the author’s use of figurative language.

Reflective Writing – 6.7 h) Identify and analyze the author’s use of figurative language.

 

7th Grade:

Word Choice – 7.5 g) Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and literary devices including figurative language in an author’s style.

Author’s Style g) Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and literary devices including figurative language in an author’s style.

Figurative Language g) Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and literary devices including figurative language in an author’s style.

Draw Conclusions i) Make inferences and draw conclusions based on the text.

Reflective Writing - 7.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.

 

8th Grade:

Draw Conclusions – 8.5 e) Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using references to the text for support.

Compare Authors’ Styles – 8.5 h) Compare and contrast the authors’ use of word choice, dialogue, form, rhyme, rhythm, and voice in different texts.

Reflective Writing - 8.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.

3rd Quarter

January 27-March 27

Strategy Focus: Literature Circles, Paired Passages using excerpts of novels and non-fiction text

 

6th Grade:

Main Idea and Supporting Details - 6.6 b) Identify main idea. c) Summarize supporting details.

Summarize - 6.6 c) Summarize supporting details. d) Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.

Draw Conclusions – 6.6 e) Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.

Narrative Writing - 6.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on narrative and reflective writing.

 

7th Grade:

Main Idea and Supporting Details - 7.6 g) Identify the main idea. h) Summarize text identifying supporting details.

Summarize - 7.6 h) Summarize text identifying supporting details.

Narrative/Expository Writing 7.7 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative, expository, persuasive, and reflective with an emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.

 

8th Grade:

SOL Prep – review previous standards

Main Idea and Supporting Details - 8.6 h) Identify the main idea. i) Summarize the text identifying supporting details.

Summarize - 8.6 i) Summarize the text identifying supporting details.