8th ELA



September 24-28
Monday:  timed writing 
homework: cold read task tomorrow  
Tuesday:   cold read task 
homework: none  
Wednesday: cold read task continued
homework: none 
Thursday: finish reading chapter 5; incident chart; begin writing process (claim and 2 reasons)
homework: none 
Friday: drafting - write introduction and body paragraph; gather evidence   
homework: none

***Book Project (Character Map) due Friday, September 21***

September 17-21
Monday:  Chapter 4; incident chart
homework: grade signed in agenda by Friday ; book project due Friday 
Tuesday:   "How to Build a Fire" (paragraphs 1-8); split page notes questions (1-3)
homework: agenda signed and book project due Friday 
Wednesday: paragraphs 9-17; split page notes questions 4-6
homework: read paragraphs 18-30 and answer split page notes questions 
Thursday: reread excerpts and annotate; write summary
homework: agenda signed; Book project due 
Friday: read end of story; complete summary on split page notes    
homework: none

September 10-14
Monday:  EOY unit test 
homework: grade signed in agenda by Friday  
Tuesday:  Chapter 3; split page notes questions 6-8; incident chart 
homework: none
Wednesday: Chapter 3; split page notes questions 9-10
homework: none  
Thursday: Claim, reasons, and evidence handout 
homework: none
Friday: Chapter 4; vocabulary chart; incident chart; write a paragraph   
homework: none

September 5-8
Monday:  no school - Labor Day 
homework: none
Tuesday:  no school - Professional Day 
homework: none
Wednesday: Read Chapter 3; answer split page notes questions
homework: Unit Test Friday 
Thursday: Finish Chapter 3; answer split page notes questions
homework: none
Friday: EOY unit test  
homework: none

August 27-31
Monday:  Reading Comprehension test 
homework: none
Tuesday:  Read part of  Chapter 2; define vocabulary; complete incident chart 
homework: none
Wednesday: Read end of Chapter 2; answer questions on split page notes sheet 
homework: none 
Thursday: Read part of Chapter 3; answer questions on split page notes sheet
homework: none
Friday: Library visit for book project; continue working on split page notes questions  
homework: none

August 20-24
Monday:  Read "The Other Animals" (nonfiction article) and summarize and present whole class  
homework: none
Tuesday:  Record claims and evidence from article "The Other Animals" to present whole class 
homework: none
Wednesday: Complete evidence chart  
homework: none 
Thursday: Writing prompt using evidence chart 
homework: test tomorrow 
Friday: Reading Comprehension test 
homework: none 

August 13-17
Monday:  introduction of The Call of the Wild; write paragraph citing textual evidence 
homework: none
Tuesday:  Begin chapter 1 of The Call of the Wild; split page notes (skill - characterization)
homework: none
Wednesday: Continue chapter 1; split page notes (skill - characterization)
homework: none 
Thursday: Continue chapter 1; split page notes (skill - tone and mood)
homework: none 
Friday: Complete chapter 1; incident chart (skill - characterization) 
homework: none 

August 9-10
Thursday: welcome back! rules, procedures, expectations
homework: none 
Friday: RACE review handout 
homework: none

  
     
 
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