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Reading

Week    Days          Skill/Topic                                                 Stories/Articles/Books                    Resources                                  CCSS 

Aug 10-

11

2

These two days will be used for introductions, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aug 14-25

10

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“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

8.6

 

Sept. 5-Oct 3

 

20

Allusion, Review of Figurative Language,

Imagery, Irony, Symbolism, Extended Metaphors, Parallel Episodes, Subplot, Character types

Point of View

“ The Outsiders” Novel

Movie to compare

IRLN Lessons: 18-19

Symbolism Lesson

Vocabulary

Short answer/MC questions

 

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.4

8.6

8.7

8.9

Oct 4-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intro to on demand writing

What is a narrative?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W8.3 a-e

W8.4

W8.5

W8.6

 

Oct 16-31

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.3

8.5

14-15

Nov 1-10

 

8

 Summarizing Informational Text

 

Elements of Drama

Types of Characters

Holocaust

 

“The Diary of Anne Frank”

IRITN Lesson 3

 

Holt Reading Text

R.I.

8.1

8.2

R.L. 8.1     8.5

8.2             8.6

8.3             8.9

 

 

 

 Nov. 14-Dec 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

Informational Text

Interactive Notebook

Lessons 5-11

Author’s Purpose

Text Structure

 

 

Scope Magazine

Internet Articles

Articles from Holt

Reading Text

 

IRITN Lesson 5

Lesson 6-11

 

RI: 8.1

8.2

8.3

8.4

8.5

 

 Dec 4-15

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

Intro to informative/explanatory on demand writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W8.2a-e

W8.4

W8.5

W8.6

 

 Jan 2-Feb 2

21

Symbolism

 Allusion

Inference 8.1

Imagery

Irony 8.6

Dialogue

Character 8.3

Characterization

Tone/mood 8.3

Theme 8.9

 

 

 

 The Giver

 

 

 IRLN Lessons: 18-19

Symbolism Lesson

Vocabulary

Short answer/MC questions

 

 

R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.4

8.6

8.7

8.9

 Feb 5-9

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

Intro to argumentative on demand writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W8.1 a-e

W8.4

W8.5

W8.6

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 12-Mar 2

 

14

 

 Elements of Poetry

 

Figurative Language

Whitman, Hughes, Poe,

Frost, Longfellow

 

 

Holt Reading Text

Paul Revere’s Ride

O Captain! My Captain!

The Road Not Taken

Annabel Lee

I Too, Sing America

 

 

Interactive Poetry Notebook

 

 

 

 

RL: 8.2

8.4

8.5

 Mar 5-30

20

 Allusion

Inference 8.1

Imagery

Irony 8.6

Dialogue

Character 8.3

Characterization

Tone/mood 8.3    Theme

 

 

 Among the Hidden

 

 

 

 

 

 IRLN

Symbolism Lesson

Irony review

Vocabulary

Short answer/MC questions

 

  R.L:

8.1

8.2

8.4

8.6

8.7

8.9

 April 9-27

15

 

 Informational Reading:

Black History

 

 

 

 

 

Harriet Tubman

Rosa Parks

Frederick Douglas

Marting Luther King Jr.

 

Holt Reading Text

 RI:

8.1

8.2

8.3

8.4

8.6

 

 

Apr 30-May 4

 

 

 

Kprep

5

Review in preparation for KPREP

 

As determined by student’s need