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					6-8 Language Arts Curriculum Maps
                                                                    August                                             September                                                                October
                          GRADE                                                                                                                                                               Week 9 (End of
 SUBJECT     COURSE                 PREREQUISITE           Week 1            Week 2            Week 3            Week 4              Week 5         Week 6    Week 7          Week 8
                          LEVEL                                                                                                                                                                1st Quarter)

                                                                                                                 Story Elements - Setting & Character
                                                                                                            Cultural Actions, Perspectives, and Connections
                                                              Text and multi-media evaluation                    Comprehension and Fluency (Reading
                                                                         Team Work                                             Strategies)
                                  Mastery of Grade 5                 Personal Reflection                                  Expressive Materials                    Story Elements - Plot(Action)
                                   Knowledge and                      Text Interactions                          Self-Reflection to Generate Questions                 Main Ideas/Details
 LA/Rdg                    6th     Skills of the NM          Interpret & Synthesize Information                             Punctuation Skills                   Reading Strategy - Summarize
                                   Standards and            Informational Material Development                  Sentence Structure (Simple Sentences)
                                    Benchmarks                     Research Organization                           Expression of Complete Thoughts
                                                                                                                           Spelling Strategies
                                                                                                                       Electronic Communication

                                                             IA.1,5,6,7--IB.1,2,3--IC.1--ID.1A,2                   IA.2,3--ID.1,2,3,5--IIB.1,6--IIIA.1,2,3              IA.2--ID.3--IIB.1,5
                          GRADE
 COURSE    INSTRUCTOR               PREREQUISITE           1 Week            1 Week            1 Week            1 Week              1 Week         1 Week    1 Week          1 Week             1 Week
                          LEVEL




                                                        Oral narration of an organized account (e.g., news story) appropriate to purpose, audience and   Effects of literacy devices (figurative language, diction
                                                          context Informational response to text: making connections, generating questions,            dialogue, description)…Author's intent for literary devic
                                                       drawing inferences, determining the importance of information, summarizing information,                (personification, metaphor, simile, alliteration)
             BOLD =
                                                           monitoring comprehension Identification of parts of speech; types and structure of           Identification of parts of speech; types and structure o
            ELIGIBLE                 6th Grade LA
Language                                                 sentences                                                                            Express                            sentences
            FOR CRT        7th      Standards and
  Arts                                                                    perspective to personal, social, cultural, and historical issues             Punctuate sentences properly avoicing fragments and r
           Reading font              Benchmarks
                                                                                       Apply spelling of bases and affixes                                                          ons
           Writing font
                                                                      Punctuate sentences properly avoiding fragments and run-ons                       Infinitives and participles - pronouns and antecedent




                                                                                      I-A-1, I-A-2, II-B-3, II-A-5, II-B-5, II-B-6                                 IIIB-4M, IIIB-5M, II-B-3, II-B-6, II-B-1, II-B-2
                          GRADE
 COURSE    INSTRUCTOR               PREREQUISITE           Week 1            Week 2            Week 3            Week 4              Week 5         Week 6    Week 7          Week 8             Week 9
                          LEVEL
                                                                                                                                             Analyze a work of literature showing how it
                          Welcome                                                                                                            traditions, attitudes and beliefs of its author.
                         Activities,  Use the various parts of a text to locate specific                                                      specific tasks by: analyzing and evaluating
                           Rules,        information (book scavenger hunt) Sentence           Deternine purpose, audience and context;         ideas in relation to personal and societal is
                         Agendas,          Structure: Use correct and varied sentence          support ideas with examples, definitions,                defining characteristics of classic li
                           Books,     types and sentence openings, revise writing for analogies, and direct reference to primary and           themes…..analyze and evaluate themes a
Language                  Syllabus         word choice and appropriate organization,         secondary sources….analyze the inferences           literary and other texts in relation to pers
                 8th   * Vocabulary        parallelism to present ideas in a series……       and conclusions from fictional and non-fictional issues……juxtapose items for emphasis an
  Arts
                       and Spelling       identify ideas and make connections among           contexts, events, characters, settings and         coordination, apposition, and other devic
                         will be an   literary works, identify conflict , rising action and                    themes                              relationship between ideas. identify form
                       intragral part         resolution of conflict in a literary work                                                           speaking contexts that are reflected in s
                       of every unit*                                                                                                             different language styles....evaluate the
                                                                                                                                                              standard and non-standard E
                            N/A                      II B-1,2,7; III B-1; I D-3                              I C-1, III B-5M                              I B 1; II A 3: II B 3, 4, 5; III B-4, 6
approved 12/06
     October                                                                           November                                                      December                                                    January
                                                                                                                                                                      Week 9 (End of
                         Week 1                Week 2         Week 3             Week 4            Week 5          Week 6            Week 7             Week 8                         Week 1           Week 2             Week 3
                                                                                                                                                                       2nd Quarter)


                                                                                                                                                                                                           Written Directions
                                                                                                                                             Theme Identification                              Communication Evaluation (Cause & Effect)
                      Cooperative Group Roles
                                                                           Comprehension - Point of View                            Comprehension (Distortion & Stereotype)            Introduction to Figurative Language (Similes, Metaphors,
                          Topic Expansion
                                                                                Author's Techniques                                       Communication Evaluation                          Idioms, Personification, Alliteration, Hyperbole, &
                             Oral Clues
                                                                      Sentence Structure (Complex Sentences)                              Electronic Communication                                           Onomatopoeia)
                             Punctuation
                                                                   Perspective Writing Author's Voice and Purpose                   Sentence Structure (Compound/Complex                 Sentence Structure (Compound/ Complex Sentences)
                    Sentence Structure (Compound
                                                                             Electronic Communication                                             Sentences)                                  Persuasive Writing (Problem-Solution Essay)
                             Sentences)
                                                                                                                                               Support Opinions                                       Author's Voice and Purpose
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Electronic Communication


                                   IIA.1,2,3                               IC.2--IIB.1--IIC.1,3,4--IIIB.1,4a,4b                         IC.3--IIB.1,9--IIC.4--IIIB.2,4b,4c,4d              IA.4--IC.3--ID.4--IIB.1,2,3,4--IIC.2,3,4--IIIB.1,4a

                         1 Week                1 Week         1 Week             1 Week            1 Week          1 Week            1 Week             1 Week             1 Week      1 Week           1 Week             1 Week




                                                                                                                                                                         Identify examples of distortion and stereotypes, and
                                                                                                   Examine perspectives of attitudes in expository text for
                                                       Express perspectives                                                                                          themes...Critique credibility of characteriation, degree plot
                                                                                                    period text Identify author's purpose and perspective
                                            Interpret and synthesize information read                                                                               is contrived or realistic….Interpret universal themes, values,
 figurative language, diction,                                                                    Use context and vocabulary to understand informational
                                    Cite primary and seconday sources, compare, contrast, and                                                                         and conflicts.....Analyze problems and solutions in texts
 or's intent for literary devices                                                                text                                                    Express
                                                        evaluate information                                                                                                        using problem-solving process
phor, simile, alliteration)                                                                               perspectives in written response to issues                       Construct essays and presentations to respond to a
                                  Examine relationships between elements of research topics
eech; types and structure of                                                                              Choose language suited to topic and audience
                                       Express prespective in written response to issues                                                                             problem.....Refine critical thinging skills, develop criteria for
ences                                                                                                Use figurative language and variety of speech patterns
                                                     Proofread; correct errors                                                                                            evaluating arguments and judgments: state a firm
y avoicing fragments and run-                                                                      Choose standard or non-standard English dialets for topic,
                                    Identify parts of speech; types & structure of sentences                                                                           judgment, justify judgment with reasons and examples,
ns                                                                                                                    purpose, and audience
                                        Punctuate using hyphens, dashes, brackets, and                                                                                    create organized structure appropriate to purpose,
 pronouns and antecedents.                                                                      Interact in discussions by offering personal opinions; giving valid
                                  semicolons ... Compose writing that develops sentence fluency                                                                                          audience and context
                                                 to communicate using technology                   reasons that support opinions; considering others' opinions
                                                                                                                                                                          Convey meaning using various speech patters and
                                                                                                            Express perspectives in response to issues
                                                                                                                                                                                          figurative language




 3, II-B-6, II-B-1, II-B-2                I-B-1, I-B-2, I-B-3, I-B-4, II-C-1, II-B-12, II-B-3, II-B-4, II-C-4     I-D-1, I-D-2 I-D-3, II-C-1, II-A-1, II-A-2, II-A-3, II-A-4, II-A-5     III-B-1, III-B-2, III-B-3, III-B-6M, I-C-1, I-C-2, II-B-9

                         Week 10               Week 11        Week 12           Week 13            Week 14        Week 15            Week 16            Week 17           Week 18      Week 19          Week 20            Week 21
  of literature showing how it reflects the heritage,
                                                                                                                          Describe how tone and meaning is conveyed in
 des and beliefs of its author...Use information for
                                                                                                                              poetry and expository writing through word
 by: analyzing and evaluating themes and central
                                                                                                                          choice, figurative language, sentence structure,
 on to personal and societal issues....Identify the     Use information for specific tasks by analyzing and evaluating
                                                                                                                          line length, punctuation, rhythm, repetition, and       Analyze the purpose of the author or creator and the impact of that purpose
 g characteristics of classic literature and              information....Create written arguments to persuade by:                                                               by evaluating bias, messages and underlying assumptions of a variety of text
                                                                                                                             rhyme; identify significant literary devices to
 alyze and evaluate themes and central ideas in          establishing context, creating persona, developing interest,                                                                 and media, recognize when information. Presented in a text as new
                                                                                                                                understand the author's meaning and
 other texts in relation to personal and societal           developing a controlling idea that makes a clear and                                                                 knowledge and described how it can be used, identify the topic sentence in a
                                                                                                                               perspective....identify formal and informal
apose items for emphasis and using subordinate,          knowledgeable judgement, arranging details, reasons and                                                                reading selection, and idependently apply the reading process and strategies
                                                                                                                            speaking contexts that are reflected in slang,       to a variety of literary and information texts and use the defining features and
n, apposition, and other devices to indicate the        examples effectively and anticipating and addressing reader
                                                                                                                          jargon, and different language styles... contexts     structures of those works to understand main elements, perspective and style.
p between ideas. identify formal and informal                                      concerns
                                                                                                                           that are reflected in slang, jargon, and different
ontexts that are reflected in slang, jargon, and
                                                                                                                         language styles....evaluate the use of dialects in
nguage styles....evaluate the use of dialects in
                                                                                                                                  standard and non-standard English
standard and non-standard English
1; II A 3: II B 3, 4, 5; III B-4, 6M: III A 3                                   I B 1: II C 1-3                                        II B 5: III B 2, 3: II A 3                                                 I D 1, 2, 4, 5
 uary                                                         February                                                  March                                                     April
                                                                                                Week 9 (End of
                        Week 4       Week 5          Week 6              Week 7     Week 8                               Week 1              Week 2          Week 3      Week 4           Week 5    Week 6
                                                                                                 3rd Quarter)


Directions
uation (Cause & Effect)              Comprehension (Dialogue & Flashback, Mood & Style)
 nguage (Similes, Metaphors,                          Convey Meaning
 Alliteration, Hyperbole, &                           Verb Agreement                                                                                                         Oral Narration
 topoeia)                                           Indefinite Pronouns                                 Literary Comparison and Contrast                               Oral Convention and Usage
 ound/ Complex Sentences)               Persuasive Writing (Problem-Solution Essay)                                                                                       Oral Speech Editing
roblem-Solution Essay)                          Author's Voice and Purpose
e and Purpose                                    Electronic Communication
ommunication


2,3,4--IIC.2,3,4--IIIB.1,4a                       IIB.3,4--IIC.2,3,4--IIIB.4a,4b                                         IIIB.3                                               IA.1--IIB.7,8

                        1 Week       1 Week          1 Week              1 Week     1 Week           1 Week              1 Week              1 Week          1 Week      1 Week           1 Week    1 Week



                                                                                                       Analyze recurring themes (e.g., value of
 rtion and stereotypes, and                                                                             bravery, loyalty) in works from various
of characteriation, degree plot                                                                   cultures…Analyze central ideas in literature and
 rpret universal themes, values,                                                                         media based on personal issues and
                                   Use interpretive and evaluative processes to respond to a
 blems and solutions in texts                                                                       experiences…Analyze range of responses to
                                     varitety of text (e.g., mysteries, novels); analyze what
 solving process                                                                                     determine the extent that characteristics of            Interpret and synthesize information
                                    specific characteristics of (fiction, nonfiction, drama, and
esentations to respond to a                                                                                   cultures shaped responses            Examine critical relationships among elements of research
                                  poetry) have on the meaning; what impact literacy elements
ging skills, develop criteria for                                                                       Identify examples of distortion and         topics Produce research reports and technical writings
                                  have on meaning (e.g., influence of setting on problem and
nd judgments: state a firm                                                                           stereotypes, recurring themes...Critique        that communicate informatjion effectively to a specific
                                   resolution)                                      Differentiate   credibility of characterizations and degree
 with reasons and examples,                                                                                                                                                 audience
re appropriate to purpose,                   shades and multiple meaning of words                     plot is contrived or realistic...Effect of
                                       Apply parts of speech to clarify language usage            literary devices (figurative language, diction,
and context
arious speech patters and                                                                         dialogue, and description) Analyze effect
  language                                                                                           on viewer of images, text, and sound in
                                                                                                                electronic journalism


                                                                                                III-A-1, III-A-2, III-A-3, III-B-1, III-B-2, III-B-3, III-
-B-6M, I-C-1, I-C-2, II-B-9                          III-B-7M, II-C-2, II-B-7                                                                                              I-B-2, I-B-4, II-C-3
                                                                                                                    B-4M, II-B-10
                        Week 22      Week 23        Week 24           Week 25       Week 26         Week 27             Week 28             Week 29          Week 30    Week 31           Week 32   Week 33
                                                                                                                                      Demonstrate familiarity with selected:
                                                                                                                                      classic literature, mythology, classic
                                              Create written arguments to persuade by: establishing context, creating                   fiction and non-fiction, drama: Use
 creator and the impact of that purpose persona, developing interest, developing a controlling idea that makes a clear                    literature and media to reflect on
derlying assumptions of a variety of text    and knowledgeable judgement, arranging details, reasons and examples                      learning experiences by: evaluating      Listen to, read, react to, and information: narrate a        Eighth-grade research project……
mation. Presented in a text as new        effectively and anticipating and addressing reader concerns.....Present similar              personal perspectives and how they        personal account, interact in group activities, and    representation and informational resea
be used, identify the topic sentence in a content for various purposes and to different audiences showing appropriate       Testing     are influenced by society, cultural    compare and contrast and evaluate for details, main      upon a chosen pattern of organization t
pply the reading process and strategies        changes in delivery, create and present arguments that persuade by:                       differences, and historical issues,   ideas, themes, actions and main character from oral          previous summaries…..create a re
 texts and use the defining features and    engaging the audiences by establishing a context, creating a persona and                     appraising learning as change in                            selections.                                                     presentati
d main elements, perspective and style.            developing interest, arranging details, reasons, and examples                          perspective, evaluating personal
                                                                          persuasively......                                           circumstances and background that
                                                                                                                                       shape interaction with literature and
                                                                                                                                                        media


 2, 4, 5                                                                 II A 1, 2; II C 1-3                                  NA                     III A 1,2                                        I A 1-3                                       I B 1(3rd bullet): II B 6; I B
                      May
                                    Week 9 (End of
    Week 7           Week 8
                                     4th Quarter)




Review and Expansion of Figurative Language
 (Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Personification,
   Alliteration, Hyperbole, & Onomatopoeia)




                 IA.4, IIIB.4a,4b

    1 Week           1 Week            1 Week

Use interpretive and evaluative processes to
respond to a varitety of text (e.g., mysteries,
         novels); analyze what specific
characteristics of (fiction, nonfiction, drama,
   and poetry) have on the meaning; what
 impact literacy elements have on meaning
  (e.g., influence of setting on problem and
                    resolution)
     Examine perspectives of attitudes in
    expository text for period text Identify
      author's purpose and perspective
 Use context and vocabulary to understand
                informational text
Choose language that is suited to topic and
        audience for oral presentations
 Provide constructive feedback to speaker
   on content, delivery, and overall impact

  III-B-7M, I-D-1, I-D-2, I-D-3, II-B-8, II-B-11

   Week 34           Week 35           Week 36
     Eighth-grade research project……Use images, videos, and visual
representation and informational research tools…. Prepare an outline based
upon a chosen pattern of organization to include an introduction. Tranisition,
    previous summaries…..create a research project in both written and
                             presentation form.




            I B 1(3rd bullet): II B 6; I B 2: I C 1(all bullets apply)

				
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