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1 Selection Lesson Plan Name Mother to Son/Speech to the Young Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate poetry Understand the voice of the speaker Making inferences about the speaker NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-B.1c, I-C.1, I-C.2, I-D.6, III-A.2, III-A.3 TerraNova Objectives R.02a, R.02b, R.03a, R.03c, R.04e, R.04f, R.05a, R.05f, R.08e Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Speaker Active Reading: Making Inferences Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Speaker Choices and Challenges Writing Options Speaker s Dialogue Advice Poem Activities and Explorations Inspirational Image Inquiry and Research Renaissance Man Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 5 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 4 PE pp Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T8 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T19 Writing Transparencies, T33 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T11 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 25

2 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) Mother to Son/Speech to the Young Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Vocabulary Strategy Understanding Figurative Language Viewing and Representing Art Appreciation Stairs, Provincetown by Charles Demuth Informal Assessment Identifying the Main Idea Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C87 Assessment Selection Test Test Generator Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 26 UNIT 2, PART 1 MOTHER TO SON/SPEECH TO THE YOUNG

3 Selection Lesson Plan Name The Charge of the Light Brigade Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate poetry Understand sound devices Understand how to read a narrative poem Integrating Skills Vocabulary Using Context Clues NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-B.1c, I-C.1, I-D.1, I-D.2, I-D.6, II-A.1, III-A.1a, III-A.2, III-B.3 TerraNova Objectives R.02a, R.02b, R.02c, R.03g, R.04b, R.04e, R.04f, R.05a, R.05b, R.05e, R.05f, R.08e, R.08g Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Using Context Clues Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Sound Devices Active Reading: Reading a Narrative Poem Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Sound Devices Choices and Challenges Writing Options News Report War Poem Activities and Explorations Choral Reading War Game Inquiry and Research Dig for Answers Author Activity A Fitting Resting Place Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 7 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 6 PE pp Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T15 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T20 Writing Transparencies, T33 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T12 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 27

4 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) The Charge of the Light Brigade Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Vocabulary Strategy Using Context Clues Viewing and Representing Art Appreciation The Charge of the Light Brigade by Christopher Clark Informal Assessment Self Assessment Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C32 Assessment Selection Test Test Generator Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 28 UNIT 2, PART 1 THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE

5 Selection Lesson Plan Name Mr. Misenheimer s Garden Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate an essay Examine style in an essay Understand generalizations Integrating Skills Grammar Making Distinctions Among Progressive Tenses Vocabulary Using Context Clues NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-A.3, I-B.1c, I-B.2, I-C.1, I-C.2, I-D.1, I-D.6, II-C.3, III-A.2, III-B.2 TerraNova Objectives L.39c, R.02a, R.02b, R.03c, R.03f, R.03h, R.04e, R.05a, R.05d, R.05e, R.08e, S.42b, S.42c, S.42d, V.37a Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Using Context Clues Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Style Active Reading: Making Generalizations Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Style Choices and Challenges Writing Options Persuasive Letter Diary Entry Activities and Explorations Role-play Inquiry and Research Community Service Vocabulary and Spelling Context Clues Word Endings ate/tion Grammar in Context The Past and Present Perfect Tenses Unit Two Resource Book: Words to Know SkillBuilder, p. 11 Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 10 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 9 PE pp Unit Two Resource Book: Summary, p. 8 Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T9 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T9 Writing Transparencies, T12 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T13 Unit Two Resource Book: Spelling SkillBuilder, p. 13 Unit Two Resource Book: Grammar SkillBuilder, p. 12 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 29

6 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) Mr. Misenheimer s Garden Choices and Challenges (continued) Author Activity At Ease Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Preteaching Vocabulary Using Context Clues Grammar Making Distinctions Among Progressive Tenses Distinguishing Among the Perfect Tenses Speaking and Listening Dramatic Dialogue Spelling Spelling the Schwa Informal Assessment Arranging Events in Sequential Order Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C33 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C71 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T13 Assessment Selection Quiz Selection Test Test Generator Unit Two Resource Book: Selection Quiz, p. 14 Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 30 UNIT 2, PART 1 MR. MISENHEIMER S GARDEN

7 Selection Lesson Plan Name Simile: Willow and Ginkgo/A Loaf of Poetry Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate poetry Understand figurative language Note sensory details Integrating Skills Vocabulary Using Figurative Language NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-A.3, I-D.6, III-A.3, III-B.2 TerraNova Objectives R.02a, R.02b, R.03b, R.03g, R.04b, R.04e, R.05a, R.05e, R.05f, R.08a, R.08c, R.08f, R.08g Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Using Figurative Language Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Figurative Language Active Reading: Noting Sensory Details Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Figurative Language Choices and Challenges Writing Options Analysis Essay Similes About Nature Activities and Explorations Comic Strip Inquiry and Research The Bread of Life Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 16 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 15 PE pp Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T10 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T19 Writing Transparencies, T16 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T10 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 31

8 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) Simile: Willow and Ginkgo/A Loaf of Poetry Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Vocabulary Strategy Understanding Figurative Language Speaking and Listening Poetry Reading Informal Assessment Write a Summary Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C34 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T12 Assessment Selection Test Test Generator Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 32 UNIT 2, PART 1 SIMILE: WILLOW AND GINKGO/A LOAF OF POETRY

9 Selection Lesson Plan Name Flowers for Algernon Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate a short story Examine characterization Make inferences about a short story Integrating Skills Grammar Agreement of Subjects and Verbs Agreement of Separated Subjects and Verbs Vocabulary Using Suffixes and Prefixes Using Context Clues NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-A.3, I-C.2, I-D.6, III-A.1a, III-A.2, III-B.4 TerraNova Objectives L.39c, R.02a, R.02b, R.03c, R.03f, R.04e, R.04f, R.05a, R.05e, R.05f, R.09a Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Using Suffixes and Prefixes Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Characterization Active Reading: Making Inferences Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Characterization Choices and Challenges Writing Options Journal Entry Letter of Recommendation Activities and Explorations Comparison Chart Art Connection Inquiry and Research Brain Functions Unit Two Resource Book: Words to Know SkillBuilder, p. 20 Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 19 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 18 PE pp Unit Two Resource Book: Summary, p. 17 Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T8 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T4 Writing Transparencies, T47-48 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 33

10 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) Flowers for Algernon Choices and Challenges (continued) Vocabulary in Action Meaning Clues Grammar in Context Subject-Verb Agreement Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Preteaching Vocabulary Using Suffixes and Prefixes Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C35 Vocabulary Strategy Using Context Clues Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C36 Grammar Agreement of Separated Subjects and Verbs Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C123 Agreement of Subjects and Verbs Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C120 Speaking and Listening Dramatic Reading Storytelling Viewing and Representing Illustrations Spelling Final e with Suffixes Cross Curricular Link Science Rorschach Test Double-Blind Studies Language Acquisition and Age Factors Psychology Intelligence Tests Informal Assessment Making Inferences Self Assessment Role-Playing Author s Purpose and Point of View Assessment Selection Quiz Selection Test Test Generator Unit Two Resource Book: Grammar SkillBuilder p. 21 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T12 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T11 Unit Two Resource Book: Spelling SkillBuilder, p. 22 Unit Two Resource Book: Selection Quiz, p. 23 Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp UNIT 2, PART 1 FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON

11 Writing Workshop Lesson Plan Name Date Poem Pages Writing Prompt Write a poem that describes an experience, an idea, a place, a person, or a feeling. NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.1, I-A.2, II-B.6, II-B.7, II-C.2 TerraNova Objectives R.03g, R.05c, R.05f, R.08c, R.08d, R.08g, R.09a, R.09b Preparing Introduction Basics in a Box Analyzing Student Models Predator/The Minstrel s Last Words Writing Prewriting Choosing a Subject Planning Your Poem Drafting Organizing the Draft Peer Review Ask Your Peer Reader Revising Similes and Metaphors Editing and Proofreading Verb Tense Reflecting Assessment Practice Revising and Editing Writing Transparencies and Copymasters, T1 4, T16, T33 Unit Two Resource Book: Student Models, pp Unit Two Resource Book: Prewriting, p. 25 Unit Two Resource Book: Drafting and Elaboration, p. 26 Unit Two Resource Book: Peer Response Guide, pp Unit Two Resource Book: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading, p. 29 Unit Two Resource Book: Rubric for Evaluation, p. 33 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 35

12 Writing Workshop Lesson Plan (continued) Poem Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Viewing and Representing Picturing Text Structure Grammar Simple Verb Tenses Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies and Copymasters, T37 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C67 Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 36 UNIT 2, PART 1 WRITING WORKSHOP

13 Selection Lesson Plan Name The Million-Pound Bank Note Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate a drama Understand author s use of dramatic elements Recognize cause and effect Integrating Skills Grammar Vocabulary Pronoun-Referent Using Context Clues Agreement Forms of the Pronoun NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-A.3, I-B.1c, I-C.1, I-D.6, II-A.1d, III-A.2, III-A.3, III-B.1, III-B.4 TerraNova Objectives L.39c, R.02a, R.02c, R.03d, R.03f, R.04d, R.04e, R.05a, R.05d, R.05e, R.05f, R.08e, R.08g, R.09a, S.40a, S.42a, S.42d, V.37a Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Using Context Clues Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Stage Directions Active Reading: Cause and Effect Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Stage Directions Choices and Challenges Writing Options Fund-raising Letter Character Sketch Activities and Explorations Survey Graph Inquiry and Research Honest and True Unit Two Resource Book: Words to Know SkillBuilder, p. 37 Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 36 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 35 PE pp Unit Two Resource Book: Summary, p. 34 Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T3 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T23 Writing Transparencies, T7 Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T31 Writing Transparencies, T44 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 37

14 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) The Million-Pound Bank Note Choices and Challenges (continued) Vocabulary and Spelling Assessment Practice Prefixes Grammar in Context Pronouns Unit Two Resource Book: Spelling SkillBuilder, p. 39 Unit Two Resource Book: Grammar SkillBuilder, p. 38 Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Preteaching Vocabulary Context Clues Grammar Forms of the Pronoun Pronoun-Referent Agreement Speaking and Listening Radio Drama Viewing and Representing Art Appreciation Liverpool Quay by Moonlight by John Atkinson Grimshaw Lord Ribblesdale by John Singer Sargent Spelling Prefixes Cross Curricular Link History The California Gold Rush Mathematics Exchange Rates Informal Assessment Letter Understanding the Feelings and Emotions of Characters Assessment Selection Quiz Selection Test Test Generator Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C37 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C64 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C67 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T12 Unit Two Resource Book: Selection Quiz, p. 40 Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp UNIT 2, PART 2 THE MILLION-POUND BANK NOTE

15 Selection Lesson Plan Name The Bet Pages Date Core Objectives Understand and appreciate a short story Understand author s use of flashback Use sequence of events to better understand author s use of flashback Integrating Skills Grammar Capitalizing Proper Nouns Vocabulary Synonyms NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.2, I-B.1c, I-C.1, I-D.1, I-D.6, III-A.1c, III-A.2, III-B.3 TerraNova Objectives L.39a, R.02a, R.02b, R.02c, R.03e, R.03f, R.03g, R.04b, R.04e, R.04f, R.05a, R.05c, R.05e, R.05f, R.08e, R.08g, S.42a, S.42d, V.35a Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Synonyms Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Flashback Active Reading: Sequence of Events Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Flashback Choices and Challenges Writing Options Alternative Endings Activities and Explorations Murals Art Connection Inquiry and Research 1870 to 1885 Vocabulary in Action Definition Clues Grammar in Context Proper Nouns Unit Two Resource Book: Words to Know SkillBuilder, p. 44 Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 43 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 42 PE pp Unit Two Resource Book: Summary, p. 41 Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T11 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T29 Writing Transparencies, T54 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T14 15 Unit Two Resource Book: Grammar SkillBuilder, p. 45 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 39

16 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) The Bet Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Preteaching Vocabulary Synonyms Grammar Capitalizing Proper Nouns Viewing and Representing Art Appreciation Portrait of Henri Matisse by André Derain Spelling Prefix in-/im- Cross Curricular Link Social Studies Capital Punishment History Serfs Informal Assessment Writing a Summary Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C38 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C127 Unit Two Resource Book: Spelling SkillBuilder, p. 46 Assessment Selection Quiz Selection Test Test Generator Unit Two Resource Book: Selection Quiz, p. 47 Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 40 UNIT 2, PART 2 THE BET

17 Selection Lesson Plan Name I Stepped from Plank to Plank/Child on Top of a Greenhouse Date Pages Core Objectives Understand and appreciate a poem Understand author s use of imagery Compare and contrast two poems Integrating Skills Vocabulary Denotation and Connotation NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.1, I-A.2, I-A.3, I-B.1c, I-C.1, I-D.6, III-A.2, III-B.2 TerraNova Objectives R.02a, R.03f, R.03g, R.04f, R.05e, R.05f, R.08e, R.08g Preparing to Read Connect to Your Life Build Background Vocabulary Preview: Denotation and Connotation Focus Your Reading Literary Analysis: Imagery Active Reading: Comparing and Contrasting Teaching the Literature Reading the Selection Thinking Through the Literature Connect to the Literature Think Critically Extend Interpretations Literary Analysis: Imagery Choices and Challenges Writing Options Memoir New Titles Activities and Explorations Internal Monologue Inquiry and Research Climate Control Unit Two Resource Book: Literary Analysis SkillBuilder, p. 49 Unit Two Resource Book: Active Reading SkillBuilder, p. 48 PE pp Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T12 Literary Analysis Transparencies, T19 Writing Transparencies, T23 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T12 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 41

18 Selection Lesson Plan (continued) I Stepped from Plank to Plank/Child on Top of a Greenhouse Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Vocabulary Strategy Denotation and Connotation Speaking and Listening Reading a Poem Aloud Informal Assessment Defining Experience and Inexperience Vocabulary Transparencies and Copymasters, C39 Communications Transparencies and Copymasters, T11 Assessment Selection Test Test Generator Formal Assessment: Selection Test, pp Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 42 UNIT 2, PART 2 I STEPPED FROM PLANK TO PLANK/CHILD ON TOP OF A GREENHOUSE

19 Writing Workshop Lesson Plan Name Character Sketch Pages Date Writing Prompt Write a character sketch about an individual you know or admire. NEW MEXICO PLANNER Language Arts Benchmarks I-A.1, I-A.2, II-B.6, II-B.7, II-C.1, II-C.2 TerraNova Objectives R.02c, R.03f, R.05c, R.08b, R.08d, R.08g, R.09a, R.09b Preparing Introduction Basics in a Box Analyzing a Student Model Mr. Ochoa s Garden Writing Prewriting Choosing a Subject Planning Your Character Sketch Drafting Organizing the Draft Peer Review Ask Your Peer Reader Revising Using Quotes to Show Character Editing and Proofreading Using Modifiers Correctly Reflecting Assessment Practice Revising and Editing Writing Transparencies and Copymasters, T1 4, T12, T28 Unit Two Resource Book: Student Models, pp Unit Two Resource Book: Prewriting, p. 51 Unit Two Resource Book: Drafting and Elaboration, p. 52 Unit Two Resource Book: Peer Response Guide, pp Unit Two Resource Book: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading, p. 56 Unit Two Resource Book: Rubric for Evaluation, p. 59 The Language of Literature, Grade 8 43

20 Writing Workshop Lesson Plan (continued) Character Sketch Teaching Options (from Teacher s Edition) Mini Lessons Viewing and Representing Picturing Text Structure Grammar Adverbs and Predicate Adjectives Reading and Critical Thinking Transparencies, T39 Grammar Transparencies and Copymasters, C82 Homework Assignments Other Teaching Materials 44 UNIT 2, PART 2 WRITING WORKSHOP

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