SL.8.6

Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

 
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Setting the Stage For A New School Year

8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Lights! Camera! Action! Setting the stage for student success via three approaches.

 
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Goodbye, Eighth Grade!

8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sending students off with skills to keep forever.

 
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Where In The World Do You Come From?

8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How does the world you come from shape your dreams and aspirations?

 
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"Flowers for Algernon" Excerpt Part 1

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Flowers For Algernon"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Flowers For Algernon"
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"Good" Things Come to Those Who Persevere, Right?

 
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Poetry Slam Preparation

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

How Does That Sound?

 
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creativity poem
   

Cells: What Do You Know?

8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
8th Grade Science » Unit: Cells
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson can be used to determine student understanding of scientific terminology and processes related to cell structures and functions.

 
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Exploring the Lab - Safely (Day 2)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
8th Grade Science » Unit: Problem Solving
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Don't let your students snooze through lab safety. Have them "sell" it.

 
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Performance Day!

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Poetry
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Poetry
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Performance day provides opportunities to practice both speaking and listening.

 
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Should Shakespeare be Required Reading? Let's Debate! Day 1

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Twelfth Night, or What you Will
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Twelfth Night, or What you Will
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Give me three good reasons why you shouldn't have to read Shakespeare...

 
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Students Present!

8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
8th Grade ELA » Unit: House on Mango Street Part III
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Show time: Students take the lead as teachers.

 
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Poetry Reading

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part I
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Bad Boy Part I
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

That was groovy, man: Students have fun performing their own poetry.

 
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Culminating Project Day 1-5

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

Putting All The Pieces Together!

 
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Poetry Slam

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

Students Take The Stage!

Standards:
 
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Book Talks!

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Independent Reading
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Independent Reading
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The best way to get teens interested in books is through peer recommendations.

 
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Ad Campaign Group Work Day 4

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Alright, It's Crunch Time!

 
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