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					                               Literary                                   Grammar, Writing         GPS
       Unit of Study:                        GPS Standard(s):
                              Device(s):                                 and Language Arts:     Standards:


ALL UNITS OF STUDY                           ELA8LSV1 a-m

 LITERARY TEXT: (Fiction)      Structural
    Short stories, myths,     Elements of                                    Appositives
      folktales, poetry         the Plot                                                         ELA8C1f
                                                                             Complete
                               Making an
          Charles                                                         Subject/Complete
                               Inference
                                            ELA8R2 a                         Predicate           ELA8C1f

      Raymond's Run              Plot       ELA8R1f ELA8R2               Adjectives/Adverbs
                                            a ELA8R4                                           ELA8C1 d
                               Dialogue/
                                Theme/
The Treasure of Lemon Brown                                                 Split Dialogue
                               Author's     ELA8R1a        ELA8R2
                               Purpose      a                                                  ELA8C1e


                                                                          Possessive Nouns
                               Setting &                                  and Distinguishing
   The People Could Fly       Tone/Mood/                                       Plurals,
                                Dialect                                   Possessives, and
                                            ELA8R1h ELA8R2                   Contraction
                                            c google search History of
                                            the English Language                               ELA8C1 d
                                                  ELA8R1c ELA8R2
                                   Character      b ELA8W2              Verbs: Action and
      The Medicine Bag
                                    Traits        (response to              Linking
                                                  literature): a-h                           ELA8C1 f
  The Story of My Life: Helen      Character
                                                                        DO, IO, OP, PN, PA
            Keller                 Emotions
                                                  ELA8R1c                                    ELA8C1 f
                                                                           Pronouns:
                                   Character      ELA8R1c ELA8W2            Personal,
    Letters of Anne Sullivan
                                   Motivations    (response to             Possessive,
                                                  literature): a-h          Indefinite       ELA8C1 a
                                     traits,
Harriett Tubman: Conductor on
                                  emotions, and                             Reflexive
  the Underground Railroad
                                   motivations ELA8R1c                                       ELA8C1 a

                                                                           Subject/Verb
                                   comparing/
Compare Helen Keller to Harriet                                           Agreement with
                                   contrasting    ELA8R1d ELA8W1
         Tubman                                                            Pronouns and
                                   characters     ELA8W2 (response         Antecedents
                                                  to literature): a-h                        ELA8C1 d

                                                                            Subject/Verb
 The Monkey's Paw, The Tell-                                                Agreement-
                                  Point of View
  Tale Heart, The Legend of                                              Determine Correct
                                   Tone/Mood
  Sleepy Hollow, Night Ghost                      ELA8R1h               Pronoun according
                                                  ELA8W2 (response      to gender and case
                                                  to literature): a-h                        ELA8C1a
                                                                              Sentence Structure-
                                   Compare and                                Simple, Compound,
 Student Groups for Folktales:
                                  contrast genre                              Complex, Dependent
  Waters of Gold, The Oxcart,
                                  characteristics/   ELA8R1 b ELA8R1e              Clauses,
  Racing the Great Bear, The
                                  evaluate similar   ELA8R3 a, b c               Independent
 Wise Old Woman, Lazy Peter
                                   themes; read      ELA8W2 (response          Clauses, Relative
 and his Three Cornered Hat,
                                       aloud         to literature): a-h        Pronouns, Noun
Souls in Purgatory, Bagged Wolf
                                     accurately      ELA8Cg                      Cluases, Adj.    ELA8C1 b
                                                     (presentations)             Clauses, Adv.    ELA8C1 e


   Write a Narrative Folktale                        ELA8W2 Narrative              Verbals
                                                     Writing a-I ELA8W4
                                                     a-c                                           ELA8C1 f

WRITING: essay format and                                                     Logical Orders and ELA8W1,
      logical orders                                                           transition words  ELA8W2,
                                                     ELA8W1                                      ELA8W4

     Expository Writing :                                                     Determine Relevant
      compare/contrast,                              ELA8W1 ELA8W2:           details, extraneous
problem/solution, cause/effect,                      (expository essay): a-    and inappropriate ELA8W1,
       question/answer                               g          ELA8W4               details      ELA8W2,
                                                     a-c                                          ELA8W4
                                                     ELA8W1
                                                                               Appropriate topic
                                                     ELA8W2:              (
                                                                                sentences and
      Persuasive Writing                             persuasive essay): a-                         ELA8W1,
                                                                                  supporting
                                                     g          ELA8W4                             ELA8W2,
                                                                               sentences/details
                                                     a-c                                           ELA8W4
                                       alliteration,
                                     onomatopoeia,
                                     internal rhyme,
                                     rhyme scheme,
                                      meter, simile,                             Appropriate closing
    Unit of Study- Poetry               metaphor,                                    sentences
                                     personification,
                                        hyperbole,                                                       ELA8W1,
                                       symbolism,        ELA8R1 g                                        ELA8W2,
                                         imagery        i and ii                                         ELA8W4
  The Poetry Unit is completed in
                                                                                   Misplaced and
groups with students roating among
           ten stations.
                                                                                 dangling modifiers ELA8C1 c
   Unit of Study-Functional
Texts and Informational Texts                                                     Double Negatives
            pg. T58                                                                                      ELA8C1d
                                          textual
                                        features,
                                                                                    Punctuation-
                                     organizational
                                                                                 comma, semicolon,
      TIME Teen Curfews              structure, and
                                                                                   italics, colon,
                                     sauthor's point    ELA8R1:
                                                                                  quotation marks
                                       of view or       (informational text) :
                                         purpose        a, b, c                                          ELA8C1
                                          textual
                                        features,                                   Capitalization-
                                     organizational                              proper nouns, titles,
 The Trouble with Television
                                     structure, and     ELA8R1:                   proper adjectives,
                                     sauthor's point    (informational text) :   direction as region.
                                       of view or       a, b, c                                          ELA8C1
                                          textual
                                        features,       ELA8R1:
  TIME On Top of the World
                                     organizational     (informational text) :
                                     structure, and     a, b, c
                                     sauthor's point
                                    Use
                               information to
Consumer, Workplace, and          explain a
   Public Documents           situationand/or ELA8R1:
                                 to solve a   (informational text) :
                                  problem     a, b, c

                               explains the
                                use of by
  Directions for a complex
                                following
     mechanical device
                                technical     ELA8R1:
                                directions    (informational text) :
                                              d

Group Assignment: business
 correspondence, letters of
   application, letters of
recommendation, resumes,                      ELA8W2: (technical
 users guides, web pages)                     writing): a, b, c, d
                                              ELA8W4 a-c

         Sources                              ELA8W2 (research
                                              writing): e, f, g


                                              ELA8R4 ELA8W2
                                              (piece of writing
 Georgia Authors research
                                              drawn from
                                              research): a-i,
                                              ELA8W3 a-c
                                              ELA8W4 a-c
                                        ELA8LSV2
The Diary of Anne Frank   viewing media responding to visual
                                        and oral texts and
                                        media) a-b
                               Silent
                            Sustained
                           Reading on
 Reading Across the
                           Fridays and
    Curriculum
                            classroom
                              reading
                                         ELA8RC1 ELA8RC2
                            selections
                                         ELA8RC3 ELA8RC4

				
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