SL.8.1b

Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

 
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Science Technology Engineering and Math Integration

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:

How do engineers, scientists and inventors work to make the world a better place?

 
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Reflections (2)
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"The Highwayman" Close Read Day 1

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

Putting Previous Efforts Into Practice

 
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highwayman cover 1
   

Poetry Analysis - Gallery Walk

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

What's This Poem Really About?

 
Favorites (54)
 
Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
gallery walk
   

Day 1 - "Ain't I a Woman?" by Sojourner Truth

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:

What Is Sojourner Truth's Truth?

 
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Reflections (1)
truth poster
   

Introducing the Comparison Essay: The Hitchhiker Play vs Movie

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:

Two hitchhikers are scarier than one.

 
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Funky Element Informative Text Project

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

The periodic table and writing. A match made in cross-curricular heaven.

 
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The Globe Theatre Challenge!

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

Teamwork will carry us through this challenge...and the difficulties that the language of this play will present.

 
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globe
   

I Get It! Breaking Down The Power of Names

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:

From "I have no idea what I just read" to "I get it!": Teaching students to map their way through dense text.

 
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Comparing "Annabel Lee" and "Ulalume"

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:

Similar subject matter, same poet, but very different poems.

 
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venn
   

Gallery Walk Reflection and Review

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

This Part Was Helpful, But That Could've Been Better!

 
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gallery
   

Advertising Analysis Day 1

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

How And Why Does (Or Doesn't) This Advertisement Appeal To Me?

 
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Reflections (1)
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What Is A Sonnet?

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

Alright, Shakespeare, Show Me What You've Got!

 
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sonnet
   

Student Criticism Jigsaw

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
Nicholas Gearing
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All For One And One For All!

 
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story jigsaw
   

Shared Theme

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
Nicholas Gearing
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using Multiple Texts To Analyze Theme

 
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Reflections (1)
story theme discussion
   

Propaganda Practice

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

What Good Is Propaganda Anyway?

 
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Reflections (1)
propaganda
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