L.8.4b

Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).

 
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Writing Conferences: Hitchhiker Outlines

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:

One-on-one is the best way to communicate standards and expectations.

 
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To Build A...Better Understanding of Naturalism

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Igniting student interest in hard work with serious literature with London's "To Build a Fire."

 
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Symbolism in Call of the Wild: Working in Groups

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature, Naturalism, and The Call of the Wild
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students work like sled dogs -- in a team!

 
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Tangerine Times, Pt I: Establishing and Drafting in Editorial Teams

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Tangerine, by Edward Bloor
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Tangerine, by Edward Bloor
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Extra! Extra! Writing newspaper articles helps isolate and unpack story events.

 
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Tangerine Times, Pt II: Producing the Paper

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Tangerine, by Edward Bloor
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Tangerine, by Edward Bloor
Devon  O'Brien
Leonardtown, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The publication stage of the writing process provides opportunities to promote real world skills.

 
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