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Pacing Guide

Week

Days

     Skill/Topic

 

Story/Article/Novel

Resources

CCSS 

 

Aug.

11-12

 

2

These two days will be used for introductions, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Aug. 15-18

 

 

 

Aug 19

 

 4

 

 

 

1

Theme, Elements of Plot, Story Structure, Conflict, and Story Devices

 

 

Vocabulary, prep for outsiders

 

 

****Extended Response and Short Answer techniques will be taught all year****

 

 

“Monkeys Paw” Short Story

 

“The Third Wish” Short Story

IRLN Lessons: 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10

Youtube: short film of the story

Holt: Elements of Literature

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.4

8.5

8.9

 

 

Aug. 22- Sept. 30

 

 

 

Allusion

Inference 8.1

Imagery

Irony 8.6

Dialogue

Character 8.3

Characterization

Tone/mood 8.3

Theme 8.9

 

“The Outsiders” Novel

Movie to compare

IRLN Lessons: 18-19

Symbolism Lesson

Vocabulary

Short answer/MC questions

CIITS Test

Compass learning

R.L:

8.1

8.3

8.6

8.7

8.9

 

 

Oct. 3-21

 

10

Allusion, Review of Figurative Language,

Imagery, Irony, Symbolism, Extended Metaphors

Mood and Tone

Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell Tale Heart

Cask Of Amontillado

Annabel Lee

The Raven

IRLN Lesson 22

Compass learning

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.3

8.5

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jan. 2-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walker:

Allusion, Review of Figurative Language,

Imagery, Irony, Symbolism, Extended Metaphors

Mood and Tone

 

Huckaby:

Review of On-Demand Writing

Informational Reading: Main Idea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell Tale Heart

Cask Of Amontillado

The Raven

 

 

 

 

R.I.

8.1

8.2

R.L. 8.1     8.5

8.2             8.6

8.3             8.9

 

 

Jan. 9-20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan. 23-Feb.10

 

 

 

14

Walker/Huckaby

Elements of Drama

Types of Characters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elements of Poetry

 

Figurative Language

Whitman, Hughes,Poe,

Frost, Longfellow

 

 

Holocaust

 

“The Diary of Anne Frank”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Revere’s Ride

O Captain! My Captain!

The Road Not Taken

Annabel Lee

I Too, Sing America

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRITN Lesson 3

 

Holt Reading Text

 

IRLN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holt Reading Text

 

Interactive Poetry Notebook

 

RI:

8.1

8.2

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.4

8.6

8.7

8.9

 

 

Feb 13-24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb. 27-Mar17

 

Mar20-April 14

Includes Spring Break

 

 

 

 

Apr 17-May12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Informational Reading:

Black History Month

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allusion

Inference 8.1

Imagery

Irony 8.6

Dialogue

Character 8.3

Characterization

Tone/mood 8.3

Theme 8.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On-Demand Writing

Comparing Text

MAP Testing

Prep for KPREP

Review Informational and Literature

 

Harriet Tubman

Rosa Parks

Frederick Douglas

Marting Luther King Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huckaby: Feb. 27-Mar17

The Giver

 

Walker: Feb 27-Mar 17

Among the Hidden

 

Mar. 20- April 7

Huckaby: Among the Hidden

Walker: The Giver

 

 

Holt Reading Text

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRLN Lessons: 18-19

Symbolism Lesson

Vocabulary

Short answer/MC questions

CIITS Test

Compass learning

 

RI:

8.1

8.2

8.3

8.4

8.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 R.L:

8.1

8.3

8.6

8.7

8.9

 

RI

8.1

8.2

8.3