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Reading

ELA Pacing Guide

8th - Huckaby

2017-2018

Week

Day(s)

Skills/ Topics

Reading Material

Resources

CCSS

Aug. 10-11

2

Rules, Procedures, etc.

 

 

 

Aug. 14 – Oct. 3

30 - "Social Pressures"

Comprehension, theme, elements of plot, citing evidence, author's purpose summarizing,  vocabulary (meanings – literal and figurative) and writings (narrative, constructed and extended responses)

"Jabari Unmasked" (Poem)/"Why Afghanistan's Underground Girls' Skirt Tradition to Live as Boys" (Informational)

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"Witchcraft in Salem" (Informational)/"Feathers" (short story)

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"The Lottery" (short story)/"Aztec Sacrifice" (informational)

"Myths, Misfits and Masks – Sana Amanat at Tedxteen 2014 video

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"The Crucible:  Courtroom", "History of Witches" and "7 Bizarre Witch Trial Tests" videos

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"Understanding the Lottery" Video

RI.8.1

RI.8.2

RI.8.4

RI.8.6

RI.8.9

RL.8.1

RL.8.2

RL.8.4

RL.8.5

W.8.8.3 (a-e)

w.8.4

w.8.5

 

Oct. 4 – Dec. 1

30 - "Fear and Paranoia" 

Text Structure, meaning, tone, conflicting evidence, writings (informational, constructed and extended responses) plus some of the first unit's skills

"Fear Prompts Teens to Act Impulsively" (informational)/"The Night the Ghost got In" (short story)

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"What Happened Here" (poem)/"Home" (short story)

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"Someone Might be Watching – An Introduction to Dystopian Fiction" (Informational)/ Icarus & Daedalus" (myth)

"The Night the Ghost got in" video clip

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"What Does Home Mean to You? Video

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"How to Recognize a Dystopia" video clip

RI.8.4

RI.8.5

RL.8.4

RL.8.5

RL.8.9

W.8.1 (a-e)

W.8.4

W.8.5

 

 

Dec. 4 – Feb. 2

31 - "Identity"

Symbolism, memoir,  imagery, irony, dialogue, writings (argumentative, extended and constructed responses), plus some of the above skills as needed

"A Retrieved Reformation" (short story)/"Alter Egos" (informational)

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"The Road Not Taken" (poem)/"What Your Most Vivid Memories Say About You" (Informational)

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"Hello, My Name is _______" (memoir)/"In My Mom's Shoes" (memoir)

"Why Your Worst Deeds Don't Define You" video

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"Riley's Memories – Inside Out Video Clip

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"Yellowface is a Bad Look, Hollywood" video clip

RI.8.1

RI.8.2

RI.8.4

RI.8.5

RI.8.6

RI.8.9

RL.8.1

RL.8.2

RL.8.4

RL.8.5

RL.8.9

W.8.1 (a-e)

W.8.4

W.8.5

W.8.6

W.8.8

W.8.9d

 

Feb. 5 – Mar. 16

30 - "Death"

Repeat of some of the above skills, added in argument, counter argument, point of view, relevance, irrelevance, audience, writing (argumentative, extended and constructed response)

"The Landlady" (short story/ "The Raven" (poem)

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"Egyptian Mummies" (informational)/"Egypt's Pyramids" (informational)

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"The Law of Life" (short story)/ "Wilderness" (poem)

"Tales of the Unexpected" video clip/"The Raven Film" video

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"The Mummification Process" and "Oldest Mummies" video clips/ "Building the Pyramids" and "Deconstructing History" video clips

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"The Law of Life – An Animated Short Film" video clip

RI.8.1

RI.8.2

RI.8.4

RI.8.5

RI.8.6

RI.8.9

RL.8.1

RL.8.2

RL.8.4

RL.8.5

RL.8.9

W.8.2 (a-f)

W.8.4

W.8.5

W.8.6

W.8.8

W.8.9d

 

 

Mar. 19 – April 27

25 - "Resilience and Success"

Culmination of all skills and all writings

"The Fox and the Horse" (fairy tale)/"The Donkey, The Fox and The Lion" (fable)

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"The Three Questions" (parable)/ "The Model Millionaire" (short story)"

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"How Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball" (informational)/"The Cotton Club" (Informational)

 

"Why Trust is Worth It" video clip/ "The Prisoner's Dilemma" video clip

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"Starfish into the Sea" video clip

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"Mini Bio – Jackie Robinson" video clip/ "The Cotton Club:  Harlem Renaissance" and "Duke Ellington:  The History of the Cotton Club in Harlem" video clips

 

 

RI.8.1

RI.8.2

RI.8.3

RI.8.4

RI.8.5

RI.8.6

RI.8.7

RI.8.8

RI.8.9

RI.8.10

RL.8.1

RL.8.2

RL.8.3

RL.8.4

RL.8.5

RL.8.6

RL.8.7

RL.8.9

RL.8.10

Apr. 30 – May 4

5

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