ELA 6 Textbook Pacing Guide Quarter 1

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "ELA 6 Textbook Pacing Guide Quarter 1"

Transcription

1 ELA 6 book Pacing Guide Quarter 1 book Pacing Guide The following stories and non-fiction articles are in the textbook. The assignments are tied directly to a specific standard. Teachers are required to address each standard during the appropriate quarter. Quarter benchmark tests will test student mastery of the standards, including both essential and focus standards. Essential s Focus Writing Style: Expository Writing- basic skills & informational writing Essential s: RI/RL 1: Cite text evidence, L1: Grammar and conventions, L4 and L6: Vocabulary, W4 and W5: produce writing and editing. RI-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. book Assignment Zlateh the Goat, pg. 46 Pg. 2-3 Pg. 55 All Pgs RL-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. The Old Grandfather and His Little Grandson, pg. 5 The Wounded Wolf, pg. 8 Pgs book Assignment Pgs. 4 10: Workshop Focus s: RI/RL-1: ual evidence L1: Grammar and Conventions L4 & L6: Vocabulary W4 & W5: Produce Writing and Editing W-2: Informative/ Explanatory Writing L-3: Conventions of Writing RI/RL-2: Theme and central idea RI/RL-3: Plot Focus s 1

2 W-2: Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. Performance Task: Creating a Formal Essay Compare/contrast: What was baseball like in the 1940 s to today? How has it evolved? book Assignment Pgs Formal Essay See Sub standards a Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g. headings), graphics (e.g. charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. book Assignment Jackie Robinson: Justice at Last, pg. 256 Pgs Pg. 261 Author s Viewpoint. Pgs Pg. 45 b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. book Assignment Memories of an All-American Girl, pg. 264 Pg. 187 Pg. 268 Literary Analysis Pgs c Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. book Assignment Preserving a Great American Symbol, pg. Pg. 188 Pg. 272 Language Pgs Study d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. book Assignment The Southpaw, pg. 274 Pgs Pg. 278 Language Study Pgs

3 e Establish and maintain a formal style. book Assignment Pg Red Sox Get Ready to Celebrate 100 Years at Fenway, pg. 280 Pg. 189 Pg. 284 Figurative Language Pg. 47 f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented. book Assignment Why We Love Baseball, pg. 286 Pgs. 190, 194, 195 Pg. 290 Comprehension Pgs L-1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. book Assignment The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs Pg. 40 Language Study Pg. 42 Personal and Possessive Pronouns a Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive). book Assignment Pgs Pg. 5 The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs See b Use intensive pronouns (e.g. myself, ourselves). book Assignment The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs See c Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person. book Assignment Pg. 5 Pg. 5 3

4 The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs See d Recognize the correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents). book Assignment Pg. 5 The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs See Pg. 5 e Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language. book Assignment The Tail, pg. 30 Pgs See L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown words and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. book Assignment Pg. 5 The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs Pg. 68 Language Study Pg a Use context (e.g. the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. book Assignment The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs See b Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). book Assignment 4

5 The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs See c Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its parts of speech. book Assignment The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs See d Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). book Assignment The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs See L6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. book Assignment The Circuit, pg. 60 Pgs Pg. 68 Language Study Pgs RI-2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. Chinese and African Americans in the Gold Rush, pg. 144 Pgs book Assignment Pg. 147 From to to Topic: Group Discussion Pgs RL-2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or 5

6 judgments. To Klondyke We ve Paid Our Fare, pg. 132 A Woman s View of the Gold Rush, pg. 138 book Assignment Pgs Pg. 134 Comprehension Pg. 142 Comprehension Pgs Pgs RI-3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes). Gold Rush: the Journey by Land, pg. 136 Birds Struggle to Recover from Egg Thefts of 1800s, pg. 148 book Assignment Pgs Pg. 137 Comprehension and Critical Analysis Pg. 152 Comprehension Pg. 47 Pgs Pg. 27 RL-3: Describe how a particular story s or drama s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. book Assignment The King of Mazy May, pg. 118 Pgs Pg. 130 From to to Topic: Group Discussion Pgs Pg. 18 L3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, reading, speaking, or listening. book Assignment Stray, pg. 20 Pgs Pg. 24 Language Study Pgs Pg. 5 a Vary sentence patterns for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style. 6

7 book Assignment Stray, pg. 20 Pgs Pg. 27 Writing to Sources See Pg. 5 b Maintain consistency in style and tone. book Assignment Stray, pg. 20 Pgs Pg. 27 Research and Technology See W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Lob s Girl, pg. 74 Jeremiah s Song, pg. 88 book Assignment Pg. 5 Pgs Pg. 97 Timed Writing Pgs W5: With some guidance and support from peers and adults; develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. Lob s Girl, pg. 74 Jeremiah s Song, pg. 88 Pgs book Assignment Pg. 98 Using a Dictionary and Thesaurus Pgs

8 ELA 6 book Pacing Guide Quarter 2 book Pacing Guide The following stories and non-fiction articles are in the textbook. The assignments are tied directly to a specific standard. Teachers are required to address each standard during the appropriate quarter. Quarter benchmark tests will test student mastery of the standards, including both essential and focus standards. Essential s Focus Writing Style: Argumentative Essential s: RI/RL 1: Cite text evidence, L1: Grammar and conventions, L4 and L6: Vocabulary, W4 and W5: produce writing and editing RI-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. book Assignment Langston Terrace, pg. 208 Pgs. 91, 97 Pg. 213 Literary Analysis Pgs. 79, 80, 83 Pg. 42 RL-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. The Sound of Summer Running, pg. 410 Pgs. 3, 9 book Assignment Pg. 419 Group Discussion Pgs L5: Figurative Language Focus s 8

9 W1: Write arguments and support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence W2: Write informative/ explanatory texts RI/RL-6: Point of View and Author s Claim RI/RL-7: Multimedia; analyze text to a modern day production RI 8: Evaluate specific claims in text L-5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. Who knows if the moons and dust of snow, pg. 368 Pgs book Assignment Pg. 371 Comparing Imagery and Timed Writing a Interpret figures of speech (e.g. personification) in context. book Assignment Pgs. 156, 158 Poetry Collection 1, pg. 321 Pgs Pg. 331 Literary Analysis Pgs. 128, 129 Pg. 53 b Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. cause/effect, part/whole, item category) to better understand each of the words. book Assignment Poetry Collection 3, pg. 347 Pgs Pg. 351 Literary Analysis Pgs. 335, 336 Pg. 65 c Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions). book Assignment Poetry Collection 4, pg. 357 Pgs Pg. 363 Literary Analysis Pgs. 149, 150, 153 W1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. book Assignment Pg. 69 9

10 Performance Task: Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 Pgs Pg. 403 Writing to Sources: Write an autobiographical narrative arguing on the importance of determination. Pgs , , 185 a Introduce claim(s), and organize the reason and evidence logically. book Assignment Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 Pgs See b Support claim (s) with clear reasoning and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. book Assignment Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 Pgs See c Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 d Establish and maintain a formal style. book Assignment Pgs See book Assignment 10

11 Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 Pgs. 178, See e Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented. book Assignment Angela Duckworth and research on Grit, pg. 398 Race to the End of the Earth, pg. 404 Determination, pg. 430 Pg. 179 See RI-6: Determine an author s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. book Assignment Drive In Movies, pg. 186 Pg Pg. 193 Writing to Sources Pgs. 66, 69, 70 RL-6: Determine an author s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. book Assignment Simile: Willow and Ginkgo, pg. 392 Pgs Pg. 395 Literary Analysis Pg. 396 From to Topic Pg. 39 Pgs Pg. 72 RI-7: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue. The Seven Wonders of the Word and Art, Architecture, and Learning in Egypt, pg. 230 Pgs. 144 and 145 book Assignment Pgs : Evaluate Media and Messages Pages Pgs. 95, 96 RL-7: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, 11

12 quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue. book Assignment Poetry Collection 2, pg. 337 Pgs Pg. 343 Presentation of Ideas Pg. 140 Pgs RI-8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidences from claims that are not. book Assignment Names/Nombres, pg. 196 Pgs Pg. 203 Literary Analysis ELA 6 book Pacing Guide Quarter 3 Pgs. 72, 73 book Pacing Guide The following stories and non-fiction articles are in the textbook. The assignments are tied directly to a specific standard. Teachers are required to address each standard during the appropriate quarter. Quarter benchmark tests will test student mastery of the standards, including both essential and focus standards. Essential s Focus Writing Style: Narrative Essential s: RI/RL 1: Cite text evidence, L1: Grammar and conventions, L4 and L6: Vocabulary, W4 and W5: produce writing and editing RI-1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. book Assignment My Papa, Mark Twain, pg. 584 Pgs Pg. 589 Writing to Sources Pgs Pg. 148 RL-1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. book Assignment 12

13 Encounter with an Interviewer, pg. 596 Pgs. 3-9 Pg. 603 Writing to Sources Pgs Focus s L2: Mechanics of Writing W9: Draw Evidence from Literary or informational texts W3: Write Narratives RI/RL-4: Figurative and Connotative Meanings RI/RL-5: Compare and Contrast two or more texts RI/RL-9: Analyze how modern works draws on myths and traditional stories W-3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. * Same stories from RI/RL standards in Q1. Use stories as background knowledge for narrative writing. book Assignment Performance Task: Narrative Essay Pgs Pg Write a short story in which you include real events, places, or people in a made-up narrative about the gold rush. See substandards a Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically. book Assignment A Woman s View of the Gold Rush, Pgs Pg. 142 Literary Pgs pg. 138 Analysis b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. book Assignment King of Mazy May by Jack London, pg. 118 Pgs Pg. 121 Class discussion based on Pgs Pg

14 Questions c Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another. book Assignment Pg. 47 Map, pg. 136 Pgs Pg. 137 Writing to Sources d Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events. book Assignment Birds Struggle to Recover From Egg Thefts of 1800 s, pg. 148 Pgs Pg. 152 Imagery Pgs Pg. 27 e Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. book Assignment Chinese and African-Americans in the Gold Rush, pg. 144 Pg. 202 Pg. 145 and Big Question Pgs L-2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. book Assignment Arachne, pg. 642 Pgs Pg. 648 Conventions Pgs Pg. 160 a Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/ parenthetical elements.* book Assignment Arachne, pg. 642 Pgs Pg. 160 b Spell correctly. book Assignment 14

15 Arachne, pg. 642 Pgs Pg. 160 W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. a Apply grade 6 standards to literature book Assignment Water by Hellen Keller, pg. 424 Pgs Pg. 429 Research: Investigate the Topic b Apply grade 6 standards to nonfiction. book Assignment Letter on Thomas Jefferson, pg. 420 Pgs Pg. 423 Research: Investigate the Topic Pgs Pgs Pg. 73 RI-4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. Stage Fright, pg. 580 According to Mark Twain, pg. 594 book Assignment Pgs Pg. 582 Humor Pg. 595 Comprehension Questions Pgs Pg. 226 RL-4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. Prince and the Pauper, pg. 554 From Prince and the Pauper, pg. 572 book Assignment Pgs Pg. 571 Craft and Structure Pg. 573 Craft and Structure Pgs Pg

16 RI-5: Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas. book Assignment Rescuers to Carry Oxygen Masks for Pets, pg. 734 Pgs Pg. 735 Questions Pgs a Analyze the use of text features (e.g., graphics, headers, captions) in popular media. book Assignment Satellites and Sea Lions, pg. 746 Pg. 133 Pg. 747 Questions Pgs RL-5: Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot. Phantom Tollbooth Act 1, pg. 460 Phantom Tollbooth Act 2, pg. 490 Pgs , book Assignment Pg. 485 Dialogue and Drama Pg. 519 Stage Directions Pgs Pgs Pg. 80 Pg. 103 RI-9: Compare and contrast one author s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person). book Assignment 16

17 Happiness is a Charming, pg. 530 You re a Good Man Charlie Brown, pg. 524 Pgs Pg. 533 Comparing Author s Purpose and Essay Pgs RL-9: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. Mowgli s Brothers, pg. 678 James and the Giant Peach, pg. 688 Pgs book Assignment Pg. 697 Comparing Elements of Fantasy Pgs ELA 6 book Pacing Guide Quarter 4 book Pacing Guide The following stories and non-fiction articles are in the textbook. The assignments are tied directly to a specific standard. Teachers are required to address each standard during the appropriate quarter. Quarter benchmark tests will test student mastery of the standards, including both essential and focus standards. Essential s Focus Writing Style: Research Paper Essential s: RI/RL 1: Cite text evidence, L1: Grammar and conventions, L4 and L6: Vocabulary, W4 and W5: produce writing and editing RI-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 17

18 2012 Pet Ownership Statistics, pg. 738 Pgs. 90, 91, and 97 book Assignment Pg. 739 Comprehension and Critical Analysis Pg. 281 RL-1: Cite the textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. book Assignment Turkeys, pg. 750 Pgs. 2, 3, and 9 Pg. 754 Comprehension, Literary Analysis, and Author s Influence Pg. 290 RI/RL-1: ual Evidence W-6: Use technology to publish writing W-7: Conduct short research papers W-8: Multiple print and digital sources Focus s W-6: Using technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single setting. The Tiger Who Would Be King, pg. 634 The Ant and the Dove, pg. 636 Pgs. 227, 228, 234, 240 book Assignment Pg. 639 Writing to Sources (Must be typed). Pgs Pgs. 157 and 159 W-7: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate. book Assignment 18

19 Black Ships before Troy, pg. 615 Black Cowboy, Wild Horses, pg. 620 Pgs. 246, 247, 250 Pgs : Write - Complete all steps of assignment, steps 6 and 7 discuss research writing. Pg. 152 W-8: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information from sources. The Whale Rider, pg. 718 The Case of the Monkeys That Fell From the Trees, pg. 726 The Old Woman That Lived With the Wolves, pg. 740 book Assignment Pgs Pg. 725 Investigate the Topic Pg. 733 Investigate the Topic Pg. 745 Investigate the Topic Pgs. 271, 272, 275, 276, 292, 293 Pgs. 164 and

Fairfield Public Schools English Curriculum

Fairfield Public Schools English Curriculum Fairfield Public Schools English Curriculum Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Language Satire Satire: Description Satire pokes fun at people and institutions (i.e., political parties, educational

More information

6 th Grade Reading Curriculum Map Highland Turner Elementary Week Standard Key Vocabulary Learning Target Resources Assessment

6 th Grade Reading Curriculum Map Highland Turner Elementary Week Standard Key Vocabulary Learning Target Resources Assessment 1 RL 6.3, 6.6 L6.4, L, 6.1 plot, resolution, genre, literary elements, contextclues, multiple meaning words, sentence, sentence types, editing I can identify and analyze literary elements in a realistic

More information

PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT District Instructional Guide 7th Grade Language Arts Date Revised 10/22/15

PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT District Instructional Guide 7th Grade Language Arts Date Revised 10/22/15 Quarter Topic Content Skills Common Core Standards Quarter 1 Citations Central ideas Support from the texts Summary Central ideas Citing several pieces of textual evidence Determine central ideas 7.RL.1,

More information

English II STAAR EOC Review

English II STAAR EOC Review English II STAAR EOC Review Reporting Category 1 Understanding and Analysis across Genres E2.1A SS determine the meaning of grade-level technical academic English words in multiple content areas (e.g.,

More information

GRADE 9 TEACHER S EDITION. PerspectivesTM ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

GRADE 9 TEACHER S EDITION. PerspectivesTM ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS GRADE 9 TEACHER S EDITION PerspectivesTM ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS Correlation to myperspectivestm English Language Arts The following correlation shows points at which focused standards instruction is provided

More information

A Correlation of. To the. California English-Language Arts Content Standards and English Language Development Standards, Grade 9

A Correlation of. To the. California English-Language Arts Content Standards and English Language Development Standards, Grade 9 A Correlation of 2017 To the California English-Language Arts Content s and English Language Development s, Grade 9 Correlation to myperspectivestm English Language Arts The following correlation shows

More information

CST/CAHSEE GRADE 9 ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ARTS (Blueprints adopted by the State Board of Education 10/02)

CST/CAHSEE GRADE 9 ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ARTS (Blueprints adopted by the State Board of Education 10/02) CALIFORNIA CONTENT STANDARDS: READING HSEE Notes 1.0 WORD ANALYSIS, FLUENCY, AND SYSTEMATIC VOCABULARY 8/11 DEVELOPMENT: 7 1.1 Vocabulary and Concept Development: identify and use the literal and figurative

More information

Meece Middle School Curriculum Guide 6.W.1 6.W.2 6.W.4 6.W.5 6.W.6 6.RI.2 6.RI.3 6.RI.5 6.LS.3. 6.RL.1 6.RL.2 6.RL.3 6.RL.4 6.RL.

Meece Middle School Curriculum Guide 6.W.1 6.W.2 6.W.4 6.W.5 6.W.6 6.RI.2 6.RI.3 6.RI.5 6.LS.3. 6.RL.1 6.RL.2 6.RL.3 6.RL.4 6.RL. Class: ELA Meece Middle School Curriculum Guide Grade: 6 Teacher: Neely and Denney Time Frame Unit Title Topics Standards 8/12-29/13 Business / Friendly Letters: Students will read and write a variety

More information

Penn Wood Middle School 7 th Grade English/Language Arts Curriculum Overview

Penn Wood Middle School 7 th Grade English/Language Arts Curriculum Overview Standards: Based on PA PDE Standards for grade 7: 1.1.7.A - 1.7.7.A Common Core Standards: RL7.1, RL7.4, RL7.6, RL7.7, RL7.9 (literature) RI7.1, RI7.3, RI7.4, RI7.5, RI7.6, RI7.7, RI7.9 (informational

More information

Unit 7.3: Poetry: My Identity English as a Second Language 8 weeks of instruction

Unit 7.3: Poetry: My Identity English as a Second Language 8 weeks of instruction STAGE 1 (Desired Results) Unit Summary: Transversal Themes: Integration Ideas: In this unit, the student reflects upon his/her own identity and develops an understanding of who he/she is in context to

More information

GRADE 6: Performance Task Narrative Task Unit 1

GRADE 6: Performance Task Narrative Task Unit 1 GRADE 6: Performance Task Narrative Task Unit 1 Title: The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks Task Focus Student will use close reading of the plot in an excerpt from The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks by Katherine

More information

Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department

Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department Course Description: The course is designed for the student who plans to pursue a college education. The student

More information

Section 1: Reading/Literature

Section 1: Reading/Literature Section 1: Reading/Literature 8% Vocabulary (1.0) 1 Vocabulary (1.1-1.5) Vocabulary: a. Analyze the meaning of analogies encountered, analyzing specific comparisons as well as relationships and inferences.

More information

Middle School. TEKS Objectives and AP* Goals and Expectations

Middle School. TEKS Objectives and AP* Goals and Expectations Middle School TEKS Objectives and AP* Texas Essential Knowledge The student is expected to: b 1 Listening/speaking/ purposes (A) determine the purposes for listening such as to gain information, to solve

More information

Grade Level: 4 th Grade. Correlated WA. Standard(s): Pacing:

Grade Level: 4 th Grade. Correlated WA. Standard(s): Pacing: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. RL.4.1.

More information

Students will be able to cite textual evidence that best supports analyses and inferences drawn from text.

Students will be able to cite textual evidence that best supports analyses and inferences drawn from text. Eighth Grade Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details 1. Why do readers read? 2. How do readers construct meaning? Essential objective, summary, interact, cite, textual evidence, explicit,

More information

LANGUAGE ARTS GRADE 7

LANGUAGE ARTS GRADE 7 CONNECTICUT STATE CONTENT STANDARD 1: Reading and Responding: Students read, comprehend, and respond in individual, literal, critical, and evaluative ways to literary, informational, and persuasive texts

More information

COMMON FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT PLANNING TEMPLATE Greenfield/Rosedale RCD Project

COMMON FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT PLANNING TEMPLATE Greenfield/Rosedale RCD Project 1 of 8 COMMON FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT PLANNING TEMPLATE Greenfield/Rosedale RCD Project Grade Level or Course: Grade 7 Authors: Katy Wheeler, Erin Hawkins, Danette Kemp, Stephanie Turner, Elva Avila Assessment

More information

6 th Grade - Learning Targets Reading Comprehension

6 th Grade - Learning Targets Reading Comprehension Name Number Hour Learning Targets I know the parts of a plot. (exposition, rising action, initial incident, climax, falling action, resolution, conflict, point of view, protagonist, antagonist) I know

More information

Skills Navigator Overview

Skills Navigator Overview Skills Navigator Overview Unit Feature Unit Author Assessment Practice 1. How do we decide what is true? Jane Yolen, pp. 4 19 (6) : Cumulative Review, pp. 168 172 Web Site/Problem and Solution Article:

More information

Visual Arts and Language Arts. Complementary Learning

Visual Arts and Language Arts. Complementary Learning Visual Arts and Language Arts Complementary Learning Visual arts can enable students to learn more. Schools that invest time and resources in visual arts learning have the potential to increase literacies

More information

Processing Skills Connections English Language Arts - Social Studies

Processing Skills Connections English Language Arts - Social Studies 2a analyze the way in which the theme or meaning of a selection represents a view or comment on the human condition 5b evaluate the impact of muckrakers and reform leaders such as Upton Sinclair, Susan

More information

ELA Scope and Sequence Grade 5 (Revised 6/16)

ELA Scope and Sequence Grade 5 (Revised 6/16) Compare/Contrast to Ruby Holler: Setting, Character, ELA Scope and Sequence Grade (Revised 6/16) Color Shading denotes Journeys Units MONTH TIME TEXT / Genre CONCEPTS WRITING FOCUS GRAMMAR FOCUS September

More information

How Appeals Are Created High School Lesson

How Appeals Are Created High School Lesson English How Appeals Are Created Lesson About this Lesson For studying appeals, advertisements can provide an easy, accessible, and fun way to look at how rhetoric can be used to manipulate the audience.

More information

Continuum for Opinion/Argument Writing

Continuum for Opinion/Argument Writing Continuum for Opinion/Argument Writing 1 Continuum for Opinion/Argument Writing Pre-K K 1 2 Structure Structure Structure Structure Overall I told about something I like or dislike with pictures and some

More information

Student Outcomes. The Element of Style; Strunk and White The Purdue Writing Lab

Student Outcomes. The Element of Style; Strunk and White The Purdue Writing Lab Writing Process English Creative Writing Grade Level: 11-12 The writing process is an essential part of writing your thoughts, stories, and ideas. The author must be able to create a expression in words

More information

PAGE(S) WHERE TAUGHT (If submission is not a book, cite appropriate location(s)) CALIFORNIA CONTENT STANDARDS GRADE 10 READING

PAGE(S) WHERE TAUGHT (If submission is not a book, cite appropriate location(s)) CALIFORNIA CONTENT STANDARDS GRADE 10 READING Prentice Hall Literature: Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes, Platinum Level 2002 California Content Standards for Reading/Language Arts (Grade 10) READING 1.0. Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary

More information

Sestina by Elizabeth Bishop

Sestina by Elizabeth Bishop English Sestina by Elizabeth Bishop About this Lesson This lesson guides students through an analysis of a very specific poetic form, the sestina. The sestina ( song of sixes ) is a complex form that originated

More information

Literary Genre Poster Set

Literary Genre Poster Set Literary Genre Poster Set For upper elementary and middle school students Featuring literary works with Lexile levels over 700. *Includes 25 coordinated and informative posters *Aligned with CCSS, grades

More information

Close Reading of Poetry

Close Reading of Poetry Close Reading Workshop 3 Close Reading of Poetry Learning Targets Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges

More information

Phonics/ Word Study. Multi-syllabic Word Study 6 Syllable Types N/A. Short Vowels Short Vowels Context Clues: Homophones

Phonics/ Word Study. Multi-syllabic Word Study 6 Syllable Types N/A. Short Vowels Short Vowels Context Clues: Homophones Grade 5 Unit 1 : Taking a Stand Essential Question: Why do people take action to support what they believe in? and s Word Study Study s Start Smart and Text Reading Monitoring Comprehension Multi-syllabic

More information

Stories of Change UNIT

Stories of Change UNIT UNIT 1 Stories of Change GoalS: To understand how change can be significant To analyze key ideas and details in addition to craft and structure in print and non-print texts To use narrative techniques

More information

Topic the main idea of a presentation

Topic the main idea of a presentation 8.2a-h Topic the main idea of a presentation 8.2a-h Body Language Persuasion Mass Media the use of facial expressions, eye contact, gestures, posture, and movement to communicate a feeling or an idea writing

More information

Allusion: A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art to enrich the reading experience by adding meaning.

Allusion: A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art to enrich the reading experience by adding meaning. A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS LITERARY DEVICES Alliteration: The repetition of initial consonant sounds used especially in poetry to emphasize and link words as well as to create pleasing musical sounds.

More information

Unit 1: Fiction and Nonfiction Big Question Vocabulary 2 The Big Question: How do we decide what is true?

Unit 1: Fiction and Nonfiction Big Question Vocabulary 2 The Big Question: How do we decide what is true? Name Unit 1: Fiction and Nonfiction Big Question Vocabulary 1 In your textbook, you learned words that will help you talk about what is true and what may not be true. These words can be useful in classroom

More information

Using Quotations Effectively Foundation Lesson

Using Quotations Effectively Foundation Lesson English Using Quotations Effectively Foundation Lesson About this Lesson Writers of arguments, newspaper reporters, literary critics, and other writers of prose know what powerful rhetorical tools quotations

More information

Point of View: What point of view is this story narrated in? How old is the narrator when he tells this story

Point of View: What point of view is this story narrated in? How old is the narrator when he tells this story Name Period The Scarlet Ibis Packet Diction: Diction is the author s choice of words. Authors will choose certain words for their effect based on their connotation. Connotation is the social meaning it

More information

Mr. Cunningham s Expository text

Mr. Cunningham s Expository text Mr. Cunningham s Expository text project Book due Now _You will have turn in dates on Tunitin.com for some of the more important sections to see how you are doing. These will be graded. October 19 First1/4

More information

STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade. Group 1:

STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade. Group 1: STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade Group 1: 1. synonyms words that have similar meanings 2. antonyms - words that have opposite meanings 3. context clues - words, phrases, or sentences that help give meaning

More information

Readers at Level A: Readers at Level B:

Readers at Level A: Readers at Level B: According to research, there are different behaviors that a student will exhibit at each A-Z text level. The following describes the behaviors that a child may demonstrate at each text level. There are

More information

Language Arts Literary Terms

Language Arts Literary Terms Language Arts Literary Terms Shires Memorize each set of 10 literary terms from the Literary Terms Handbook, at the back of the Green Freshman Language Arts textbook. We will have a literary terms test

More information

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing by Roberts and Jacobs English Composition III Mary F. Clifford, Instructor What Is Literature and Why Do We Study It? Literature is Composition that tells

More information

McGraw-Hill Treasures Grade 3

McGraw-Hill Treasures Grade 3 Unit 3/Week 5 Title: What Do Illustrators Do Suggested Time: 5 days (45 minutes per day) Common Core ELA Standards: RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.7; W.3.1, W.3.4; SL.3.1, SL.3.2; L.3.1, L.3.2, L.3.4

More information

APPENDIX E FCAT READING GLOSSARY

APPENDIX E FCAT READING GLOSSARY APPENDIX E FCAT READING GLOSSARY The following glossary is a reference list provided for item writers and is not intended to comprise a comprehensive vocabulary list for students. The terms defined in

More information

Contents. Fiction. The Two Weavers

Contents. Fiction. The Two Weavers Contents Fiction Lesson 1: Myths and Fables.... 5 The Two Weavers Ask and Answer Questions Characters and Character Traits.... 8 Common Core State Standards RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RF.3.3.a,

More information

UNIT PLAN. Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives

UNIT PLAN. Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives UNIT PLAN Grade Level: Subject: ELA Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives 6 th Big Idea/Theme: The elements of fiction work together to develop a narrative

More information

The Phantom Tollbooth. by Norton Juster

The Phantom Tollbooth. by Norton Juster Mrs. Kragen, 35 September 2, 2015 English Images/Sound/FOS Book Project 687 words The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster Format Follow all the Submission Guidelines and the directions in the Editing Hints

More information

GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP)

GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP) Page 1 of 5 Close Window Print Page Layout Show Standards View Paragraph Format GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP) School: Binghamton Middle Schools Teacher: Master Map Email: Course #: 111 Grade Level: 6 View

More information

The Invaders by Jack Ritchie

The Invaders by Jack Ritchie Assessment Practice Assessment Practice RL 3 Analyze how dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action. RL 4 Analyze the impact of word choices on tone. RL 5 Analyze how the structure of text contributes

More information

Correlation Results By Level

Correlation Results By Level New York City New Standards: Primary Literacy Standards (K-2) Waterford Early Reading Program Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3 Correlation Results By Level Kindergarten / Waterford Level 1 (Emergent Reading)

More information

ELA SpringBoard Curriculum Map Fifth Six Weeks March 4 April 19 (29 days; 1 day is STAAR) Level 3 Unit 4 (4.15-EA2), Genre Survey, Unit 5 (5.1-5.

ELA SpringBoard Curriculum Map Fifth Six Weeks March 4 April 19 (29 days; 1 day is STAAR) Level 3 Unit 4 (4.15-EA2), Genre Survey, Unit 5 (5.1-5. ELA SpringBoard Curriculum Map Fifth Six Weeks March April (2 days; day is STAAR) Level 3 Unit (.5-EA2), Genre Survey, Unit 5 (5.-5.5) SpringBoard Activities Genre Survey (following EA2) Learning Objectives

More information

! Symbolism in Hole in My Life

! Symbolism in Hole in My Life Common Core Standards Symbolism in Hole in My Life Concept: Symbolism Primary Subject Area: English Secondary Subject Areas: Common Core Standards Addressed: Grades 9-10 Key Ideas and Details o Determine

More information

READING ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS 11-12

READING ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS 11-12 Curriculum Strand One - Vocabulary: apply their knowledge of word origins and of context clues to determine the meaning of new words encountered in reading materials and use those words accurately. Vocabulary

More information

The BOOK BAND GUIDE. Find the right book, for the right child, at the right time.

The BOOK BAND GUIDE. Find the right book, for the right child, at the right time. The BOOK BAND GUIDE Find the right book, for the right child, at the right time. The BOOK BAND GUIDE What are Book Bands? Book Bands are a proven approach to developing successful readers. The Book Band

More information

WAYNESBORO AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT CURRICULUM AMERICAN LITERATURE

WAYNESBORO AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT CURRICULUM AMERICAN LITERATURE WAYNESBORO AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT CURRICULUM AMERICAN LITERATURE COURSE NAME: American Literature UNIT: Beginnings (Colonial America through Federal Union) NO. OF DAYS: 5 Weeks KEY LEARNING(S): Students

More information

English 1310 Lesson Plan Wednesday, October 14 th Theme: Tone/Style/Diction/Cohesion Assigned Reading: The Phantom Tollbooth Ch.

English 1310 Lesson Plan Wednesday, October 14 th Theme: Tone/Style/Diction/Cohesion Assigned Reading: The Phantom Tollbooth Ch. English 1310 Lesson Plan Wednesday, October 14 th Theme: Tone/Style/Diction/Cohesion Assigned Reading: The Phantom Tollbooth Ch. 3 & 4 Dukes Instructional Goal Students will be able to Identify tone, style,

More information

Upper School Summer Reading Assignments

Upper School Summer Reading Assignments Sixth Grade Students 1. Read one of the following books: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, ISBN# - 0618260307 Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery, ISBN# - 055321313-X 2. Project: Create a book jacket

More information

Assessed Standards by Genre Third Grade Fiction

Assessed Standards by Genre Third Grade Fiction Assessed tandards by Genre Third Grade Fiction tudent Expectation (4) eading/vocabulary Development. tudents understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. tudents are expected to: (A)

More information

CURRICULUM MAP-Updated May 2009 AMERICAN HERITAGE

CURRICULUM MAP-Updated May 2009 AMERICAN HERITAGE CURRICULUM MAP-Updated May 2009 AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS TOPIC CONTENT (Terminology) SKILLS STANDARDS ASSESSMENT August What are the characteristics of colonial writing? How can students

More information

7th Grade Honors ELA: Summer Reading Project Directions

7th Grade Honors ELA: Summer Reading Project Directions 7th Grade Honors ELA: Summer Reading Project Directions Overview After reading two novels from the 7th grade Honors ELA summer reading book list, students will: 1) complete TWO projects, one for each novel;

More information

Second Grade ELA Test Second Nine- Week Study Guide

Second Grade ELA Test Second Nine- Week Study Guide Second Grade ELA Test Second Nine- Week Study Guide This study guide will help you review the second nine-week English Language Arts skills with your child. The questions are similar to the types of questions

More information

Prentice Hall. All-in-One Workbook. Grade 6. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Boston, Massachusetts Chandler, Arizona Glenview, Illinois

Prentice Hall. All-in-One Workbook. Grade 6. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Boston, Massachusetts Chandler, Arizona Glenview, Illinois Prentice Hall WRITING COACH All-in-One Workbook Grade 6 Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Boston, Massachusetts Chandler, Arizona Glenview, Illinois Copyright Pearson Education, Inc., or its affiliates. All

More information

MAYWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS Maywood, New Jersey. LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER CURRICULUM Kindergarten - Grade 8. Curriculum Guide May, 2009

MAYWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS Maywood, New Jersey. LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER CURRICULUM Kindergarten - Grade 8. Curriculum Guide May, 2009 MAYWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS Maywood, New Jersey LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER CURRICULUM Kindergarten - Grade 8 Curriculum Guide May, 2009 Approved by the Maywood Board of Education, 2009 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Mission

More information

Step 1: Research and Works Cited Page Step 2: Research Paper Step 3: Artifact Creation Step 4: Presentation at Museum Day

Step 1: Research and Works Cited Page Step 2: Research Paper Step 3: Artifact Creation Step 4: Presentation at Museum Day PROJECT DUE: Ancient Egypt Museum Research Project Dear Student, We have just studied the amazing civilization of Ancient Egypt! You have learned much about the culture, geography, and history of the Egyptians.

More information

APA and Plagiarism Q&A Hour Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7 8 pm ET Presenter Amy Sexton with Julie Freydlin Kaplan University Writing Center Please click

APA and Plagiarism Q&A Hour Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7 8 pm ET Presenter Amy Sexton with Julie Freydlin Kaplan University Writing Center Please click APA and Plagiarism Q&A Hour Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7 8 pm ET Presenter Amy Sexton with Julie Freydlin Kaplan University Writing Center Please click here to view this recorded workshop: http://khe2.adobeconnect.com/p7m2zo6y2bo/

More information

Essay #3: Argument in Classical Form (also called a Multi-Sided Argument)

Essay #3: Argument in Classical Form (also called a Multi-Sided Argument) Argument in Classical Form 1 English 1213: English Composition 2 C. Verschage Professor of English Essay #3: Argument in Classical Form (also called a Multi-Sided Argument) Come now, and let us reason

More information

EDITING STANDARDS TUSCARORA HIGH SCHOOL The following are practical standards which students are expected to meet in all revised writing:

EDITING STANDARDS TUSCARORA HIGH SCHOOL The following are practical standards which students are expected to meet in all revised writing: EDITING STANDARDS TUSCARORA HIGH SCHOOL The following are practical standards which students are expected to meet in all revised writing: Sentence Structure 1. Avoid sentence fragments. Example: Running

More information

Excerpts From: Gloria K. Reid. Thinking and Writing About Art History. Part II: Researching and Writing Essays in Art History THE TOPIC

Excerpts From: Gloria K. Reid. Thinking and Writing About Art History. Part II: Researching and Writing Essays in Art History THE TOPIC 1 Excerpts From: Gloria K. Reid. Thinking and Writing About Art History. Part II: Researching and Writing Essays in Art History THE TOPIC Thinking about a topic When you write an art history essay, you

More information

Language and Style in Buck

Language and Style in Buck Common Core Standards Concept: Language and Style Primary Subject Area: English Secondary Subject Areas: N/A Common Core Standards Addressed: Grades 9-10 Grades 11-12 Key Ideas and Details: Key Ideas and

More information

Name: Ancient Egypt Detective: Research paper

Name: Ancient Egypt Detective: Research paper Name: Ancient Egypt Detective: Research paper Dear Student, Did you know? Historians and Archaeologists are detectives. They solve the mysteries of the past using artifacts, primary sources, critical thinking,

More information

Broken Arrow Public Schools 5 th Grade Literary Terms and Elements

Broken Arrow Public Schools 5 th Grade Literary Terms and Elements Broken Arrow Public Schools 5 th Grade Literary Terms and Elements Terms NEW to 5 th Grade Students: Dialect- speaking pattern particular to a region of the country or to a group of people from a specific

More information

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird Literature and Composition To Kill a Mockingbird Expository Essay Analysis Student Objectives: * to demonstrate knowledge of reading and discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird * to develop a three-point thesis

More information

Name Period Date. Grade 6, Unit 4 Pre-assessment

Name Period Date. Grade 6, Unit 4 Pre-assessment Name Period Date Grade 6, Unit 4 Pre-assessment The Tailor's Wish A Russian folktale retold by Dorothy Leon Once, in a small village in Russia, there lived a svitnik a tailor who was very poor. But he

More information

Possession of this publication in print format does not entitle users to convert this publication, or any portion of it, into electronic format.

Possession of this publication in print format does not entitle users to convert this publication, or any portion of it, into electronic format. LESSON 5 TEACHER S GUIDE by Myron Banks Fountas-Pinnell Level U Nonfiction Selection Summary The blues is an American sound instruments like piano, trumpet, saxophone, and a voice combine to express deep

More information

APA. Research and Style Manual. York Catholic High School Edition

APA. Research and Style Manual. York Catholic High School Edition APA Research and Style Manual York Catholic High School 2017-2018 Edition Introduction Over the course of their careers at York Catholic High School, students are required to research and to properly cite

More information

To use key words to describe surprises. Lesson Vocabulary for the Week grandson, surprise, treasure, value, would, grandmother, visit

To use key words to describe surprises. Lesson Vocabulary for the Week grandson, surprise, treasure, value, would, grandmother, visit DY Concept & Vocabulary Development Grade Unit 4 Question of the Week: How can a surprise be a treasure? To introduce and discuss concepts and vocabulary related to Use: Student ook, pp. 38 39. To use

More information

Easy Peasy All-in-One High School American Literature Final Writing Project Due Day 180

Easy Peasy All-in-One High School American Literature Final Writing Project Due Day 180 Easy Peasy All-in-One High School American Literature Final Writing Project Due Day 180 Choose a fiction novel or a play by an American author for your project. This must be something we have not read

More information

RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target.

RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target. RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target. Grade: Year: Teacher 1 Teacher 2 Teacher 3 Teacher 4 Teacher 5 Teacher 6 I can listen and enjoy a story

More information

7 th -8 th Grade Academic Content Standards for English Language Arts

7 th -8 th Grade Academic Content Standards for English Language Arts 7 th -8 th Grade Academic Content Standards for English Language Arts Standard: Reading Applications: Literary Text 1.Identify and explain various types of characters (e.g., flat, round, dynamic, static)

More information

Memorial Day, by Ann Weil

Memorial Day, by Ann Weil 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Memorial Day, by Ann Weil Kyle, we ll stop at the post office on our way into town. Did you put on sun block? Grandma

More information

Study Guide. English 2102B. English Language Arts. Adult Basic Education. English 1102A, 1102B and 1102C. Prerequisites: Credit Value: 1

Study Guide. English 2102B. English Language Arts. Adult Basic Education. English 1102A, 1102B and 1102C. Prerequisites: Credit Value: 1 Adult Basic Education English Language Arts English 2102B Study Guide Prerequisites: English 1102A, 1102B and 1102C Credit Value: 1 General College Profile Required English Courses English 1102A English

More information

TEKS/ELPS Correlations for DynEd s First English Fifth Grade

TEKS/ELPS Correlations for DynEd s First English Fifth Grade TEKS/ELPS Correlations for DynEd s First English Fifth Grade TEKS/ELPS Correlations for 110.16. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 5, Beginning with School Year 2009-2010 (b) Knowledge and skills

More information

Choices from Florida Teens Read List- for 8 th Grade ONLY: The Impossible Knife of Memory By Laurie Halse Anderso.

Choices from Florida Teens Read List- for 8 th Grade ONLY: The Impossible Knife of Memory By Laurie Halse Anderso. Plantation Key School 6-8 th Grade Summer Reading Each incoming 6-8 th grade student will be required to select and read one book from this list OR select an appropriate book that suits the student s reading

More information

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening Name: Date: Read the following poem. 5 th Grade ELA Benchmark 3 Student Assessment Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening Robert Frost (880 LEXILE)Public Domain, Available for classroom use. 5.RL.2 1.

More information

Elements Of Language First Course Page122

Elements Of Language First Course Page122 First Course Page122 Free PDF ebook Download: First Course Page122 Download or Read Online ebook elements of language first course page122 in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database ELEMENTS 0F LANGUAGE

More information

American Psychological Association (APA) Formatting Guide

American Psychological Association (APA) Formatting Guide American Psychological Association (APA) Formatting Guide A Guide For: General Formatting In-Text Citations References Jackson Christian School Updated-- Fall 2006 2 1. General Format APA (American Psychological

More information

Hamlet: Argumentative Essay English 12 Academic

Hamlet: Argumentative Essay English 12 Academic Name: Date: Block: Hamlet: Argumentative Essay English 12 Academic In Hamlet, think about Hamlet s relationship with Ophelia. Does he love her? Does he stop loving her? Did he ever love her? What evidence

More information

NMSI English Mock Exam Lesson Poetry Analysis 2013

NMSI English Mock Exam Lesson Poetry Analysis 2013 NMSI English Mock Exam Lesson Poetry Analysis 2013 Student Activity Published by: National Math and Science, Inc. 8350 North Central Expressway, Suite M-2200 Dallas, TX 75206 www.nms.org 2014 National

More information

Pensacola Christian College. Factual Fiction. Project # A Project Submitted to. Instructor s Name. in Partial Fulfillment of

Pensacola Christian College. Factual Fiction. Project # A Project Submitted to. Instructor s Name. in Partial Fulfillment of Use 12-point Courier New or Time New Roman font for the entire paper. If all the parts of the title page do not fit on the page, use exactly 12-point spacing. If the title is more than 4 ½" wide, divide

More information

anecdotal Based on personal observation, as opposed to scientific evidence.

anecdotal Based on personal observation, as opposed to scientific evidence. alliteration The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two or more adjacent words or stressed syllables (e.g., furrow followed free in Coleridge s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner). allusion

More information

BEATLEMANIA ESSENTIAL QUESTION. What were the factors that contributed to the rise of Beatlemania? OVERVIEW

BEATLEMANIA ESSENTIAL QUESTION. What were the factors that contributed to the rise of Beatlemania? OVERVIEW OVERVIEW ESSENTIAL QUESTION What were the factors that contributed to the rise of Beatlemania? OVERVIEW In 1964, the Beatles achieved an unprecedented level of success both in their home country of Britain

More information

San Antonio Symphony RULES AND GUIDELINES

San Antonio Symphony RULES AND GUIDELINES Page 1 San Antonio Symphony 2017-2018 RULES AND GUIDELINES 1. BASIC INFORMATION: The San Antonio Symphony invites students of grades K 5 attending ANY of The Water Cycle Young People s Concert performances

More information

English Language Arts Scoring Guide for Sample Test 2005

English Language Arts Scoring Guide for Sample Test 2005 English Language Arts Scoring Guide for Sample Test 2005 Grade 7 Contents Standard and Performance Indicator Map with Answer Key...................... 2 Question 8 Reading Rubric Key Points.........................................

More information

Literary Elements Allusion*

Literary Elements Allusion* Literary Elements Allusion* brief, often direct reference to a person, place, event, work of art, literature, or music which the author assumes the reader will recognize Analogy Apostrophe* Characterization*

More information

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening Name: Date: 5 th Grade ELA Benchmark 3 Teacher Version [25 points] Read the following poem. Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening (880 LEXILE)Public Domain, Available for classroom use. Robert Frost

More information

Victory. She gritted her teeth and took a breath as she crouched at the line. She paused, the sound of her own heart beating beating beating

Victory. She gritted her teeth and took a breath as she crouched at the line. She paused, the sound of her own heart beating beating beating Victory he gritted her teeth and took a breath as she crouched at the line. he paused, the sound of her own heart beating beating beating A quick glance to the right and to the left was all it took. No

More information

Performing Arts in ART

Performing Arts in ART The Art and Accessibility of Music MUSIC STANDARDS National Content Standards for Music California Music Content Standards GRADES K 4 GRADES K 5 1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of

More information

9 th Honors Language Arts SUMMER READING AND WRITING ASSIGNMENTS

9 th Honors Language Arts SUMMER READING AND WRITING ASSIGNMENTS Success in 9 th Honors Language Arts will require careful and critical reading, constant writing, and serious dedication. In order to ensure a good foundation for our course of study, you will need to

More information

FORMAT CONTROL AND STYLE GUIDE CHECKLIST. possible, all earlier papers should be formatted using these instructions as well.

FORMAT CONTROL AND STYLE GUIDE CHECKLIST. possible, all earlier papers should be formatted using these instructions as well. 1 FORMAT CONTROL AND STYLE GUIDE CHECKLIST This format control checklist is offered as an aid to the student in preparing the final document for the United Doctor of Ministry program. In order to learn

More information

Keeping Time and Place: Jazz Cities in History Jazz from A to Z Season

Keeping Time and Place: Jazz Cities in History Jazz from A to Z Season Keeping Time and Place: Jazz Cities in History Jazz from A to Z 2016-2017 Season 16-17 Season Theme: Keeping Time and Place: Jazz Cities in History If jazz means anything at all, which is questionable,

More information