Scope & Sequence

  

 1st Semester

2nd Semester 

 1st Six Weeks  4th Six Weeks
Freak the Mighty (3 weeks)
Key Concepts: Analyzing a novel, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader
TEKS: 1, 2ABDE, 3AC, 6B,
8.2E,8.6B, 8.10B, 8.11A, 8.12B, 8.13A, 13BC, 14ABCDE, 16, 17B, 19ABC,19E, 20AB, 21, 26B, 27
Focus Skill(s): Comprehension of Literary Text, Theme and Genre, Media Literacy, Reading comprehension, Compare/  Contrast, Literary terms, Characterization, Figurative Language, Parts of a Novel, Writing Conventions, Learning Process, Listening Skills, Vocabulary, Grammar Conventions

Academic Vocabulary (Word within a Word) ongoing throughout the year.

Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 (Civil Rights) (3 Weeks)
 Key Concepts: Analyzing a Novel, Comprehension of Literary Text, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated         Reader
TEKS: 1, 2ABDE, 3AC, 6B, 13BC, 14ABCDE, 16, 17B, 19ABC,20AB, 21, 26B, 27
Focus Skill(s): Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Comprehension of Informational Text, Culture and History, Literary Terms, Figurative Language, Vocabulary, Parts of a Novel, Media Analysis, Listening,
 
Across Five Aprils Accelerated/Research (Civil War) (5 Weeks)
Key Concepts:   Historical Fiction, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader
TEKS: 1, 2ABDE, 3AC, 6ABC, 7,8.3C, 8.7A, 8.9A, 8.11B, 19D, 8.10A, 8.10D, 9, 10B, 13ABCD, 16,  18ABC, 19ABC, 20AB, 21,
Focus Skill(s): Comprehension of Literary Text, Theme & Genre, Vocabulary, Media Literacy, Listening Skills, Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Literary Terms, Compare /Contrast, Characterization, Figurative Language, Writing Conventions, Parts of Novel.
 2nd Six Weeks  5th Six Weeks
Short Stories (5 Weeks) Begin in 1st 6 weeks
Key Concepts: Analyzing short stories Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader
TEKS: 1, 2ABDE, 3AC, 6ABC, 7, 8.6A,8.6C, 8.13C, 9, 13BC, 14ABCDE, 15B, 16, 17A 19ABC,19D,19D, 19E, 20AB, 21, 26AB, 27, 28
Focus Skill(s): Comprehension of Literary Text, Theme and Genre, Media Literacy, Reading comprehension, Compare / Contrast, Literary terms, Characterization, Figurative Language, Teamwork, Writing Conventions, Learning Process, Listening Skills, Short Story Elements, Oral conventions, Vocabulary, Grammar Conventions
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Academic Vocabulary (Word within a Word) ongoing throughout the year.
Cross Genre studies: Poetry, Prose and non-fiction (5 Weeks)
Key Concepts: Writing Conventions, Generate Multiple Forms of Poetry, Poetry Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader

TEKS:  1, 2ABCDE, 4, 6, 7,8.4A, 8.7A, 8.8A, 8.10C, 9, 10ABCD, 11AB, 12AB, 13BD, 14CDE, 15B, 16, 19ABC,19F,  20A, 21, 26A, 27

Focus Skill(s):  Vocabulary, Poetic Techniques, Figurative Language, Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Grammar Usage and Mechanics, Test-Taking Strategies, Media Literacy, Speaking Skills  
 3rd Six Weeks  6th Six Weeks
Mythology (7 Weeks )
Key Concepts: Mythology, Structure and Purpose of a Myth, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader
TEKS:  1, 2ABDE, 3ABC, 6ABC, 8.2A, 8.2B, 8.3A, 8.3B, 8.5A, 9, 13BC,  14ABCDE,  15A, 16, 19ABC, 20AB, 21, 23ABCD, 24AB, 25ABCD,
Focus Skill(s):  Latin, Greek and other linguistic roots and affixes, Writing Conventions, Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening Skills, Speaking Skills, Media Literacy, Research Skills, Research Gathering, Synthesizing 

Diary of Anne Frank  (Holocaust)   (7 Weeks)

Key Concepts: Drama, Grammar, Journal Writing, Accelerated Reader 

TEKS: 1, 2ABDE, 3AC, 4, 5, 7, 8.11B, 9, 11AB, 13ABC, 14ABCDE, 16, 17BCD, 19ABC, 20AB, 21, 22AB, 23ABCD, 24AB, 25ABCD, 26ABC, 27, 28. 

Focus Skill(s): Listening Skills, Speaking Skills, Teamwork, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Research Skills, Media Literacy, Literary Terms, Writing Conventions, Research Gathering, Synthesizing Information 

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