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Quarter 4 Unit Plan

Monday
30 MARCH

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

31
60s Web Quest

1 APRIL
Group Setting PP

2
Group Setting PP

3
Present Group PPs

LTs
-I can determine the
credibility and accuracy of a
source by reviewing who
write it, when it was written,
and why it was written.

LTs
-I can collaborate effectively
with my peers to accomplish
a group goal

LTs
-I can collaborate effectively
with my peers to accomplish
a group goal

LTs
-I can identify the main ideas
and supporting details
presented in a variety of
media and formats

-I can research specific


information on a selected
topic

-I can research specific


information on a selected
topic

-I can create a presentation


on a selected topic geared
toward a specific audience

-I can create a presentation


on a selected topic geared
toward a specific audience

-Continuation of LTs listed on


31 March

-Continuation of LTs listed


on 31 March

UNIT TEST?
**Connect Q3W to Portfolio
** Write reflection and link
to portfolio
Theme Journal Activity
- Pre reading
LTs
-I can define theme
-I can determine key events
over the course of the text
that contribute to the theme

-I can use search terms


effectively to gather
information needed to
support my research.
-I can determine when my
research data or facts must
be quoted in my writing.
-I can avoid plagiarism by
paraphrasing and/or
summarizing my research
findings.
-I can follow a standard
format for citation to create a
bibliography for sources that I
paraphrased or quoted in my
writing.
-I can understand what life
was like in America during
the 1960s
- I can read closely and find
answers explicitly in text and

-I can explain how the ideas


found in media and formats
clarify the meaning of a
topic, text, or issue.
-I can determine key points
and emphasize them when
presenting my claims and/or
findings.
-I can support my claims
and/or findings with pertinent
descriptions, facts, details,
and examples that support
the main idea or theme.
-I can present my
information in a logical
sequence using appropriate
eye contact, adequate
volume, and clear
pronunciation.
-I can create hyperlinks to
sources and use technology
(web-based bibliography
sites) to cite sources

answers that require an


inference.
-I can analyze an authors
words and determine multiple
pieces of textual evidence
needed to support both
explicit and inferential
questions.
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Stereotypes - ACTIVITY
Begin CH 1-5
Begin Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 1
Summary
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1
apply to the reading, note
taking, point of view,
character analysis, and
summarizing of events

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Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 2
Summary
- C/C: Greasers
vs. Socs ACTIVITY
w/stereotype IDs
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3,
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

8
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 3
Summary

9
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 4
Summary

LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3,
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

10
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 5
Summary
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1
- Nothing Gold
Can Stay ACTIVITY
(Symbolism)
- I Am Poem?
LTs
-I can define and identify
various forms of figurative
language
-I can distinguish between
literal language (it means
exactly what it says) and
figurative language
-I can recognize the
difference between
denotative meanings and
connotative meanings.
-I can analyze why authors
use rhyme and repetition of
sounds to impact the reader

and draw him/her to a


particular section of the text.
13 APRIL
ACTIVITY: Wanted Poster
LTs
-Wanted Poster LTs
Read CH 6-10
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 6
Summary

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Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 7
Summary

15
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 8
Summary

LTs
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3, -Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3,
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

16
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 9
Summary
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

17
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 10
Summary
Send parent
letter home for movie
viewing (PG-13)
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1
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Read CH 11-12
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 11
Summary
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

21
SBAC
Continue Notes
- Character,
Theme, CH 12
Summary

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Outsiders Test Review
- Finish Notes
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3,
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

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SBAC
Outsiders Test
***Notes Due
- Movie Ticket?
LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 7.3, 7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

LTs
-Any taken from RL. 7.1 - 7.3,
7.5 - 7.6 & R.I. 7.1

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Outsiders Movie
LTs
-I can identify various
techniques used in media or
staged versions of a text.
-I can analyze how various
techniques used in media or
staged versions of the text
can add to or change the
experience of the audience
-I can identify the main ideas
and supporting details
presented in a variety of
media and formats

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Outsiders Movie

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SBAC

29
Theme Essay (Violence vs.
Non-violence, Social Identity

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SBAC

1 MAY
Theme Essay
- Revise (using

LTs
-I can identify various
techniques used in media
or staged versions of a text.
-I can analyze how various
techniques used in media
or staged versions of the
text can add to or change
the experience of the
audience.
-I can identify the main
ideas and supporting
details presented in a
variety of media and
formats

Movie vs. Text


- C/C
- Debate
LTs
-I can compare (analyze the
similarities) mental images I
created while reading and the
images presented in a media
or staged version of the
same text.

LTs
-I can use prewriting
strategies to formulate ideas

-I can contrast (analyze the


differences) mental images I
created while reading and the
images presented in a media
or staged version of the
same text.

-I can use organizational


structures to develop my
writing ideas.

-I can explain how the ideas


found in media and formats
clarify the meaning of a topic,
text, or issue.
-Any LTs listed under SL. 7.1

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Fairy Tale, Fables, and
Legends Notes
- Examples
with group ID
activity
LTs
-I can understand the
characteristics of fairy tales

vs individual, loss of
innocence, etc.)
- Brainstorming
and Outlining

5
Read some Examples of
FT/F/L
- ACTIVITY:
Find example of one
of each and fill in the
qualifying
characteristics that
each story provides
LTs

-I can identify the writing style


that best fits my task,
purpose, and audience.

-I can compose a clear and


logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
topic.

Theme Essay
- Drafting
LTs
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
topic.
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
writing style.
-I can recognize that a welldeveloped piece of writing
requires more than one
draft.

-I can compose a clear and


logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
writing style.
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Group Selection Example ID
Presentations with Audience
Grade Sheet
LTs ?
-I can determine key points
and emphasize them when
presenting my claims and/or
findings.

partner checklist) and


Edit
- *** TURN IN!!
LTs
-I can apply revision
strategies (reading aloud,
checking for misunderstandings, adding and
deleting details, etc.) with
the help of others.
-I can edit my writing by
checking for errors in
capitalization, punctuation,
grammar, spelling, etc.
-I can analyze my writing to
determine if my purpose and
audience have been fully
addressed and revise when
necessary.
-I can prepare multiple drafts
using revisions and edits to
develop and strengthen my
writing.

7 NO SCHOOL - 6th & 8th


Grade Portfolios

8 NO SCHOOL - PD

-I can understand the


characteristics of legends
-I can understand the
characteristics of fables

-I can identify and explain the


characteristics of fairy tales
within a fairy tale
-I can identify and explain the
characteristics of legends
within a legend
-I can identify and explain the
characteristics of fables
within a legend

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Fairy Tale/Folklore/Legend
Themes
- Examples in
text
LTs
-I can identify the themes of
fairy tales, fables, and
legends

12
ACTIVITY: Outsiders Theme
C/C with the same Fairy
Tale/Folklore/Legend Theme

-I can understand the


characteristics of fairy tales

-I can compare and contrast


fairy tales, fables and
legends

LTs
-I can explain the
characteristics of fairy tales,
fables, and legends

-I can support my claims


and/or findings with pertinent
descriptions, facts, details,
and examples that support
the main idea or theme.
-I can present my information
in a logical sequence using
appropriate eye contact,
adequate volume, and clear
pronunciation.
13
FT/FL/L Characterization
- Archetypes
ACTIVITY: Free Write with
workshops
-Characterization & POV
review
LTs

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Q4W - Overview
- Select Theme
from Outsiders
- Brainstorm
and Outline
individual Outsiders
vs. FT/FL/L Theme
Mash-up
LTs
-I can identify themes within
the novel the Outsiders

-I can understand the


characteristics of legends

-I can use prewriting


strategies to formulate ideas

-I can understand the


characteristics of fables

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Continue Brainstorming
- Select
Character
LTs
-I can use prewriting
strategies to formulate ideas
-I can identify the writing
style (narrative) that best fits
my task, purpose, and
audience.
-I can use organizational
structures to develop my
writing ideas.

-I can identify the writing


style (narrative) that best fits
my task, purpose, and
audience.
-I can use organizational
structures to develop my
writing ideas.

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(MAZE testing)
Q4W

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(MAZE testing)
Q4W

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(MAZE testing)
Q4W

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Q4W

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Q4W
-

Finish

Revising

- Begin
Outlining Story (Plot
Map)
- Setting
- Characters
- Inciting
Incident
LTs
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
topic.
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
writing style.
-I can define narrative and
describe the basic parts of
plot.
-I can engage the reader by
introducing the narrator
(first, second, or third
person point of view),
characters, setting (set the
scene), and the event that
starts the story in motion.
-I can use narrative
techniques (dialogue,
pacing, and description) to
develop a storyline where
one event logically leads to
another.
-I can use descriptive words

Drafting

LTs
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
topic.
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
writing style.
-I can define narrative and
describe the basic parts of
plot.
-I can engage the reader by
introducing the narrator (first,
second, or third person point
of view), characters, setting
(set the scene), and the
event that starts the story in
motion.
-I can use narrative
techniques (dialogue, pacing,
and description) to develop a
storyline where one event
logically leads to another.
-I can use descriptive words
and phrases that appeal to
the senses, capture the
action, and help my reader
understand the experiences
and events (create mind
pictures)

- Continue
Drafting
- Transitions:
Use a variety of
transition words,
phrases, and clauses
to convey sequence
and signal shifts from
one time frame or
setting to another.
LTs
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
topic.
-I can compose a clear and
logical piece of writing that
demonstrates my
understanding of a specific
writing style.
-I can define narrative and
describe the basic parts of
plot.
-I can engage the reader by
introducing the narrator (first,
second, or third person point
of view), characters, setting
(set the scene), and the
event that starts the story in
motion.
-I can use narrative
techniques (dialogue, pacing,
and description) to develop a
storyline where one event
logically leads to another.

Drafting and
Complete Checklist
LTs
- Begin Partner -I can apply revision
Workshop
strategies (reading aloud,
checking for misunderLTs
standings, adding and
-I can apply revision
deleting details, etc.) with
strategies (reading aloud,
the help of others.
checking for misunderstandings, adding and
-I can edit my writing by
deleting details, etc.) with
checking for errors in
the help of others.
capitalization, punctuation,
grammar, spelling, etc.
-I can edit my writing by
checking for errors in
-I can analyze my writing to
capitalization, punctuation,
determine if my purpose and
grammar, spelling, etc.
audience have been fully
addressed and revise when
-I can analyze my writing to
necessary.
determine if my purpose and
audience have been fully
-I can prepare multiple drafts
addressed and revise when using revisions and edits to
necessary.
develop and strengthen my
writing.
-I can prepare multiple
drafts using revisions and
-I can recognize when
edits to develop and
revising, editing, and
strengthen my writing.
rewriting are not enough,
and I need to try a new
-I can recognize when
approach.
revising, editing, and
rewriting are not enough,
-I can collaborate with peers,
and I need to try a new
teachers, and other experts
approach.
through technology to
enhance my writing.
-I can collaborate with
peers, teachers, and other
-I can identify technology
experts through technology
that will help me compose,
to enhance my writing.
edit, and publish my writing.
-I can identify technology

-I can choose credible

and phrases that appeal to


the senses, capture the
action, and help my reader
understand the experiences
and events (create mind
pictures)
-I can signal changes in
time and place by using
transition words, phrases,
and lacuse.

-I can signal changes in time


and place by using transition
words, phrases, and lacuse.
-I can write a logical
conclusion that reflects on
the experiences/events and
provides a sense of closure
(ties up all loose ends and
leaves the reader satisfied)

-I can write a logical


conclusion that reflects on
the experiences/events and
provides a sense of closure
(ties up all loose ends and
leaves the reader satisfied)

25 NO SCHOOL
MEMORIAL DAY

-I can use descriptive words


and phrases that appeal to
the senses, capture the
action, and help my reader
understand the experiences
and events (create mind
pictures)
-I can signal changes in time
and place by using transition
words, phrases, and lacuse.

that will help me compose,


edit, and publish my writing.
-I can choose credible
websites on the internet that
will help me compose, edit,
and publish my writing

-L. 7.1
-L. 7.2
-L 7.5

-L. 7.1
-L. 7.2
-L 7.5

-I can write a logical


conclusion that reflects on
the experiences/events and
provides a sense of closure
(ties up all loose ends and
leaves the reader satisfied)

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Q4W

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Q4W
-

Edit
Illustrations

LTs
-writing and edtiting learning
targets continued from
previous weeks

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Q4W
- Illustrations &
Printing

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Q4W
- Turn in Essay
in MLA format

-I can draw pictures that


represent specific elements
in my story (characters,
setting, theme, etc.)

LTs
-I can submit an assignment
on time
-I can follow the guidelines
of MLA format

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LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

-I can draw pictures that


represent specific elements
in my story (characters,
setting, theme, etc.)
1 JUNE
Study Session for Finals

websites on the internet that


will help me compose, edit,
and publish my writing

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FINALS - Silent Rooms

- Storytelling
with Ross, Crimson
Point, or Silver Trail
Elementary?