RI.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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Reading a Technical Report

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

21st Century Learning includes the skill of reading reports for information and directions. This lesson gives students their first experience in reading technical reports.

 
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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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What is the Difference Between Argument and Persuasion?

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

Isn't Argument a Bad Thing?

 
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"A Sound of Thunder" Socratic Seminar

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

So What You're Saying is...

 
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Analyzing "Black Men And Public Space"

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

Students explore how a non-fiction text compliments a theme discovered in a fictional text.

 
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Soda Article Analysis

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

Will a Tax on Soda/Pop Fix Humanity's Woes?

 
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Introduction To Informative/Explanatory Texts

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Informative/Explanatory Writing: Elements
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Informative/Explanatory Writing: Elements
Toby Murphy
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Beep! Beep! Using the history of America's car culture to understand informative text writing.

 
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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
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Take Time To Look At The Two Texts Together!

 
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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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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Sources

8th Grade Science » Unit: Energy Sources
8th Grade Science » Unit: Energy Sources
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the best energy source? Can renewables be the future?

 
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Comprehending Poetry with a T.P.C.A.S.T.T. Strategy about The Trail of Tears

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Interdisciplinary Unit: Building ELA Skills Through Historical Documents
Andrea Mills
Raleigh, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Analyzing a Poem In Other Ways than through Annotation

 
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School Sports Article Analysis

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

The Research Begins Now!

 
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The Ransom of Red Chief - Comparing the Film and the Short Story

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:

How do director/actor choices change stories?

 
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Introducing Travels With Charley

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Travels with Charley
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students meet Steinbeck "unplugged" and decide if they like what they hear.

 
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