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Teacher: S.

Braggs

Subject: ELA TAG

Date: October 19-23, 2015

Room: P4

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8 Grade Lesson Plans

Lessons/Assignments

STANDARDS: ELAGSE8RI5- Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in
developing and refining a key concept. ELAGSE8RL2- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the curse of
the text, including its relationship to the characters, settings, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE8RL3- Analyze how
particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
ELAGSE8RL9- Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories,
or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new. ELAGSE8W2.b- Develop the topic with relevant,
well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. ELAGSEW3.c-Use a variety of transition words,
phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences
and events.
Essential Questions:
WALT:
1. What type of profile describes a TAG
 Read, comprehend, and analyze an informational selection
student?
WILF:
2. How are stereotypes and racial
 Ability to read, comprehend, and analyze an informational selection
profiling alike? How are they different?
Monday
Warm Up:
Work Session:
Students will be assigned in
groups to research compare
and contrast resources to
design a presentation using
the following mediums:
Animoto, GoAnimate,
PowToon, Photostory,
Prezi, or a site of their
choice.
Homework:
Continue to research
material for group
presentations.

Tuesday
Warm Up:
Respond to the quote
located in “Blah Blah”
Blog @
www.elataggsbybraggs.
weebly.com
Work Session:
Computer Lab- within an
assigned group have
students to continue
working on Compare and
Contrast Group
Presentations using their
choice of the following:
Animoto, GoAnimate,
PowToon, Photostory,
Prezi, or a site of their
choice to show creativity.
Homework:
NONE

Wednesday
Warm Up:
Work Session: -Have
student analyze
individual data results
from the Unit 2 Pre-test
and create a bar graph
depicting their
understanding of the data
and list resources to use
to improve on weak
standards.
-Allow students to work
with groups to designate
who will be responsible
for which parts of the
overall compare and
contrast presentations.
Homework:
NONE

Thursday
Warm Up:
Synonym Worksheet (identify
synonyms of HOT)
Work Session: Laptops- Students
will continue to research and
collaborate within their assigned
groups to complete designing their
presentations.

Homework:
Continue to work on individualized
assignments of the compare/contrast
presentations

Friday
Warm Up:
Journal: 5 min Free
Write
Work Session:
-Using PHWC, have
students to read and
complete pp. 398-400;
answer Practice 19.1B p.
401 and 19.1D p. 402;
“Speaking” and “Writing”
Applications p. 402 (Label
all work and turn it in)

Homework:
NONE