• 2nd Quarter 9 Weeks Plan: 


    Essential Question for the year:

    -How do I tell my story? 

    -How do our stories impact our identity? What is the danger of having a ‘single story’? 

    Standards Focused on:

    12.1 - The student will make a formal oral presentation in a group or individually.

    12.3 - The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.

    12.4 - Students will read, comprehend, and analyze the development of British literature and literature of other cultures. 

    12.5 - The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.

    12.6 - The student will develop expository and informational analysis and 

                            persuasive/argumentative writings.

    12.7 - The student will write, revise, and edit writing.

    12.8 - The students will develop documented research writings

    Texts Used: 

    -Various novel studies

    (Night (Wiesel), independent reading novels, Non-Fiction centered on social justice issues

    Supplemental texts to include: Newsela articles and text sets (non-fiction), poetry, short stories and other ancillary materials (i.e. documentaries, high-interest video clips)


    -Using NO RED INK 

    -Focus on embedding quotes and MLA/APA citations


    -Using LCPS lists and teaching vocabulary in context with class texts/anchor readings