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Mrs. Gerlits (Language Arts)

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

― Maya Angelou

Gabrielle Gerlits

Students should be sharing planners and getting planners initialed. 

Planner Statements and Quotes:
Monday- "no school"
Tuesday-"no school"
Wednesday- "The difference between language
arts last year and this year is..."
Thursday- "One hope I have for this school year is.."
Friday- Please read and sign the letter for reading our first novel A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park.

Current Module 1
A Long Walk to Water
Journeys and Survival
Essential Questions:
  • How do individuals survive in challenging environments?
  • How do culture, time, and place influence the development of identity?
  • How does reading from different texts about the same topic build our understanding?
  • What are some ways an author can juxtapose two characters?
  • Using and citing evidence
  • Comparing Informational and Fictional texts
  • Writing a Character Analysis Essay
Performance Task:
  • Researched-based Two-voice poem


Review planner every night and discuss