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
12.7 - The student will write, revise, and edit writing.
12.8 - The students will develop documented research writings
-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