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ELA Common Core Curriculum Map – Grade 9

Content

Academic Vocabulary

ELA Common Core

Assessment/Prod

Resources

A Study Skills

Paraphrase

Note Taking

Standards
RL.9-10.1 RI.9-10.5

U (3-4 weeks)

MIDAC-

Outlining

RL.9-10.2

RI.9-10.6

exercises

Literature

G

Summarize

Thinking

RI. 9-10.1

RI.9-10.7

 MIDAC

and Ancillaries

U * Schedule library/lab for

Root Words

Maps

RI.9-10.2

RI.9-10.8

exercises

Prentice Hall

S

Prefixes/Suffixe

Inference

RI.9-10.4

RI.9-10.9

 Create outlines

Writing

s

Cornell Notes

RI.9-

 Inference

and Grammar

Annotations

10.10

exercises

ACT

 Summative

Resources

benchmarks and research

T papers - ASAP

ucts
 Paraphrase

Used
McDougal

exam
Benchmark #1

Writing Process

W.9-10.5

W.9-10.3d

 “I Can” project

McDougal

E (1-2 weeks)

Prewriting

W.9-10.3

W.9-10.3e

 Autobiography

Literature

P

Draft

W.9-10.3a

W.9-10.4

T

Revise

W.9-10.3b

W.9-10.5

E

Edit

W.9-10.3c

W.9-10.10

M

Publish/

B

(Presentation)

S

The Writing Process

and Ancillaries

E
R
O Personal Narrative

Experience

RL.9-10.1

W.9-10.1

Cont.

McDougal

C I Know Why the Caged

Details

RL.9-10.2

W.9-10.1a

autobiography

Literature

T Bird Sings – excerpt

Dialogue

RL.9-10.3

W.9-10.1b

 English EOI

and Ancillaries

O

Introduction

RL.9-10.4

W.9-10.1c

Skills Practice:

B

Order

RL.9-10.5

W.9-10.1d

Comprehension

E

Word Order

RL.9-10.6

W.9-10.1e

 Writing

R

Personality

RL.9-10.9

W.9-10.2

prompts

Style

RL.9-

W.9-10.2a

Audience

10.10

W.9-10.2b

Purpose

RI. 9-10.1

W.9-10.2c

Rubric

RI.9-10.2

W.9-10.2d

RI.9-10.3

W.9-10.2e

RI.9-10.4

W.9-10.2f

RI.9-10.5

W.9-10.3

RI.9-10.6

W.9-10.3a

RI.9-10.7

W.9-10.3b

RI.9-10.8

W.9-10.3c

RI.9-10.9

W.9-10.3d
W.9-10.3e
W.9-10.4
W.9-10.5
W.9-10.6

N Novel Study

Antagonist

RL.9-10.1

W.9-10.5

Novel exam

Teacher’s

O

Characterization

RL.9-10.2

W.9-10.6

 Plotline

Choice:

V

Conflict

RL.9-10.3

W.9-10.1

Structure

Miss Jane

E

Dialogue

RL.9-10.4

W.9-10.1a

 Story Map

Pittman

M

Diction

RL.9-10.5

W.9-10.1b

 Summarize

To Kill a

B

Mood

RL.9-10.6

W.9-10.1c

 Note taking:

Mockingbird

E

Protagonist

RL.9-10.9

W.9-10.1d

Cornell notes

Treasure Island

R

Setting

RL.9-

W.9-10.1e

Secret Life of

Tone

10.10

W.9-10.2

Compare/Contrast

Bees

RI. 9-10.1

W.9-10.2a

circle map

Adventures of

RI.9-10.2

W.9-10.2b

 Analyzing

Tom

RI.9-10.3

W.9-10.2c

Passages

Sawyer

RI.9-10.4

W.9-10.2d

 Vocabulary

RI.9-10.5

W.9-10.2e

Study

RI.9-10.6

W.9-10.2f

 Summarization

RI.9-10.7

W.9-10.3

 Inference

RI.9-10.8

W.9-10.3a

Activity

RI.9-10.9

W.9-10.3b

 Writing:

W.9-10.3d

W.9-10.3c

Characterization

W.9-10.3e
W.9-10.4
D Short Stories

Allegory

RL.9-10.1

RI. 9-10.1

Vocabulary Study

McDougal

E

Analysis

RL.9-10.2

RI.9-10.2

 Summarization

Literature

C

Anecdote

RL.9-10.3

RI.9-10.3

 Inference

and Ancillaries

E

Appeals

RL.9-10.4

RI.9-10.4

Activity

Teacher’s

M

Connotation

RL.9-10.5

RI.9-10.5

 Comprehensive

choice

B

Context Credibility

RL.9-10.6

RI.9-10.6

exams

E

Denotation

RL.9-10.7

 Plotline

R

Non-fiction

RL.9-10.9

Structure

Short stories

RL.9-

 Respond to

Personal narrative

10.10

Literature –

Personification

Characterization,
Plot,
Personal

Connections, etc.
 Summarize
 Note taking:
Cornell notes

Compare/Contrast
circle map
 Analyzing
Passages
 Paraphrase
Semester Exam
20%
Semester Ends
Benchmark #2

J

Cont.

Allegory

RL.9-10.1

RL.9-10.9

EOI Skills Practice McDougal

A Short Stories

Analysis

RL.9-10.2

RL.9-

 Vocabulary

Literature

N

Anecdote

RL.9-10.3

10.10

Study

and Ancillaries

U

Appeals

RL.9-10.4

RI. 9-10.1

 Summarization

A

Connotation

RL.9-10.5

RI.9-10.2

 Inference

Teacher’s

R

Context Credibility

RL.9-10.6

RI.9-10.3

Activity

choice

Y

Denotation

RL.9-10.7

RI.9-10.4

 Comprehensive

Non-fiction

RI.9-10.5

exams

Short stories

RI.9-10.6

 Plotline

Personal narrative

Structure

Personification

 Story Map
 Summarize
 Note taking:
Cornell notes

Compare/Contrast
circle

map
 Analyzing
Passages
 Paraphrase
F

Romeo and Juliet

Allusion

RL.9-10.1

RL.9-

EOI Skills Practice McDougal

E

Antagonist

RL.9-10.2

10.10

• Readers Theater

Literature

B

Aside

RL.9-10.3

RI. 9-10.1

• Memorization/

and Ancillaries

U

Blank verse

RL.9-10.4

RI.9-10.2

recitation

A

Character foil

RL.9-10.5

RI.9-10.3

• Vocabulary

R

Comic relief

RL.9-10.6

RI.9-10.4

Study

Y

Critical review

RL.9-10.7

RI.9-10.5

• Summarization

Dialogue

RL.9-10.9

RI.9-10.6

• Inference

Dramatic irony

SL.9-10.6

Activity

Epic

W.9-10.2

• Comprehensive

Iambic-pentameter

exams

Paraphrase

• Plotline Structure

Soliloquy

• Summarize

Stage directions

• Note taking:

Synopsis

Cornell notes

Tragedy

Tragic hero

Compare/Contrast

Word play/pun

circle map
• Analyzing
Passages
• Writing:

M Research Paper

Context credibility

RI.9-10.1

SL.9-

Character Analysis
EOI Skills Practice McDougal

A (2-3 weeks)

Scanning

W.9-10.2

10.1a

 Outline

Literature

R Topic: Historical event

Data gathering

W.9-10.7

SL.9-

 Works Cited

Prentice Hall

C or historical biography

Analysis

W.9-10.8

10.1c

Page

Grammar

H Focus:

Word Choice

W.9-10.1

SL.9-

 Rough Draft

and Writing

positive or

Primary Source

RI.9-10.6

10.1d

 Analyzing

MHS library

negative contribution

Secondary Source

SL.9-10.2

Sources

resources to

to society

Reference Sources

W.9-10.2

 Parenthetical

include books,

Works Cited

W.9-

Citation

internet,

Formal Outline

10.2a,b,d,

 Embedding

etc.

Embedded/Direct Quotes

e

Quotes

Paraphrase

 Paraphrase

Summary

 Summary
 Summative
Research

A Poetry

Alliteration

RL.9-10.4

W.9-10.8

Project
EOI Skills Practice McDougal

P

Analysis

RL.9-10.7

W.9-10.2

Literature

R

Assonance

RI.9-10.2

SL.9-10.5

Memorization/Rec

and Ancillaries

I

Ballad

L.9-10.1

itation

The Odyssey

L

Concrete poetry

L.9-10.3

 Vocabulary

introduction

Consonance

Study

Figurative language

 Summarization

Form

 Inference

Free verse

Activity

Haiku

 Comprehensive

Imagery

Exams

Limerick

 Plotline

Lyric poetry

Structure

Meter

 Summarize

Monologue

 Note taking:

Ode

Cornell Notes,

Onomatopoeia

etc.

Poetic elements

Repetition

Compare/Contrast

Rhyme

 Analyzing

Rhythm

Passages

M Epic Poetry - Heroism

Sonnet
Archetype

L.9-10.1

SL.9-10.3

Comprehensive

McDougal

A

Epithet

L.9-10.2

SL.9-10.1

exam

Literature

Y

Epic Hero

RL.9-10.2

SL.9-10.2

 Plotline

The Odyssey

Epic Poem

RL.9-10.3

SL.9-10.4

Structure

Oral Tradition

RL.9-10.5

SL.9-10.6

 Outline of

RL.9-10.6

W.9-10.3

events

RL.9-10.7

W.9-10.9

 Summarize

RI.9-10.7

W.9-10.1

 Note taking:

W.9-10.2

Cornell notes

Compare/Contrast
 Analyzing
Passages
 Vocabulary
Study
 Inference
Activity
 Document
elements of epic
poem
 Writing:

Literary Response
Semester Exam
(20%)

References
Common core curriculum maps (2013). Retrieved from http://www.mpsi20.org/Page/3084

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