RL.8.1

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 
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Controversies in Genetics - Multiday Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
7th Grade Science » Unit: Genetics
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Difficult ethical issues can occur when using information obtained through modern biotechnology.

 
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Voice, Tone, and Mood: What Are These And Why Do They Matter?

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: The House on Mango Street
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: The House on Mango Street
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Don't use that voice! Watch your tone! I'm not in the mood! Using what students already know and applying it to writing.

 
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Story Elements and "Raymond's Run"

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Story elements, such as point of view, are tools that the author uses to shape the reading experience.

 
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"Slip or Trip" Analysis Activity

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Was Mr. Volupides' Death an Accident? Let's Look At the Evidence.

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The Monkey's Paw

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Unlocking Mood and Other Elements of Horror
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Unlocking Mood and Other Elements of Horror
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Three wishes? No, thanks. I'll pass...

 
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Romeo and Juliet: The Prologue

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sometimes, a small chunk of text presents a big challenge.

 
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"A Sound of Thunder" Socratic Seminar

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So What You're Saying is...

 
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Introducing the Art of Inference

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: The House on Mango Street
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Analysis: The House on Mango Street
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Laughing with all your teeth: Teaching students to read what is not written.

 
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"The Highwayman" Close Read Day 1

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Putting Previous Efforts Into Practice

 
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Welcome To 8th Grade Language Arts

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Welcome To 8th Grade Language Arts
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Welcome To 8th Grade Language Arts
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Welcome! Let's review the syllabus and more fun-filled opening day activities.

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Poetry Analysis - Gallery Walk

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What's This Poem Really About?

 
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The Ransom of Red Chief - Comparing the Film and the Short Story (Pt 2)

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Second day's the charm --

 
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Raymonds Run - Story Elements and a Silent Discussion

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Short Stories, Plays, and Elements of Fiction
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sharing ideas related to story elements helps students to come to a more sophisticated set of understandings about how they influence the reading of a text.

 
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Day 3 - Comparing and Contrasting

8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
8th Grade ELA » Unit: What is it to be a Woman in America?
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Take Time To Look At The Two Texts Together!

 
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"Flowers for Algernon" Timed Write

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Was it All Worth it?

 
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