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Fourth Quarter 8

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Fourth Quarter 8




Third Quarter Write 8

 


 

 

April

 

4/21-4/28

 

April 21 - April 28 Writing 8 Lessons
EALRS: The student will be able to: ACTIVITY
2.4.1 Produces documents used in a career setting.
Produces technical and nontechnical documents for career audiences (e.g., letters, applications, lab reports), taking into consideration technical formats (e.g., fonts, layout, style guides).

2.3.1 Uses a variety of forms/genres.
·       Integrates more than one form/genre in a single piece (e.g., a narrative told using an explanation, a character sketch, a free verse poem, a dialogue, a newspaper article, a document, and a diary entry).
·       Maintains a log or portfolio to track variety of forms/genres used.
·       Produces a variety of new forms/genres.

1.1.1 Analyzes and selects effective strategies for generating ideas and planning writing.
·       Uses prewriting stage to determine purpose, analyze audience, select form, research background information, formulate theme (for narrative writing) or a thesis, and/or organize text.

3.1.1 Analyzes ideas, selects a manageable topic, and elaborates using specific, relevant details and/or examples.
·       Presents a central idea, theme, and manageable thesis while maintaining a consistent focus (e.g., “Commercials influence the spending habits of teenagers.”).
·       Selects specific details relevant to the topic to extend ideas or develop elaboration (e.g., quotations, data, reasons, multiple examples that build on each other).


3.1.2 Analyzes and selects effective organizational structure.

Emphasizes key ideas through appropriate use of text features (e.g., headings, charts, diagrams, graphs, bullets).


3.2.2 Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.
·       Selects and uses specialized vocabulary relevant to a specific content area



4/21 Job Application; Smoke and Ashes MOTT work
4/22 WASL Math
4/23 WASL Reading
4/24 WASL Reading
4/25 World of Work Wish List: OSPI Navigation 101: Lesson 1

4/28 World of Work Wish List: OSPI Navigation 101: Lesson 2
How to survive seventh and eighth grade.









2.3.1 Uses a variety of forms/genres.
·       Integrates more than one form/genre in a single piece (e.g., a narrative told using an explanation, a character sketch, a free verse poem, a dialogue, a newspaper article, a document, and a diary entry).
·       Maintains a log or portfolio to track variety of forms/genres used.
·       Produces a variety of new forms/genres.

Examples:
- reflective journals
- fictional stories (e.g., science fiction)
- scripts (e.g., television, movie, radio)
- essays/speeches (e.g., cause/effect, problem/solution)
- application forms
- minutes
- debates
- scientific reports
- zines
- narrative poems

 

4/15-4/28

 

April 15 - April 28 Writing 8 Lessons
EALRS: The student will be able to: ACTIVITY
2.4.1 Produces documents used in a career setting.
Produces technical and nontechnical documents for career audiences (e.g., letters, applications, lab reports), taking into consideration technical formats (e.g., fonts, layout, style guides).

2.3.1 Uses a variety of forms/genres.
·       Integrates more than one form/genre in a single piece (e.g., a narrative told using an explanation, a character sketch, a free verse poem, a dialogue, a newspaper article, a document, and a diary entry).
·       Maintains a log or portfolio to track variety of forms/genres used.
·       Produces a variety of new forms/genres.

1.1.1 Analyzes and selects effective strategies for generating ideas and planning writing.
·       Uses prewriting stage to determine purpose, analyze audience, select form, research background information, formulate theme (for narrative writing) or a thesis, and/or organize text.

3.1.1 Analyzes ideas, selects a manageable topic, and elaborates using specific, relevant details and/or examples.
·       Presents a central idea, theme, and manageable thesis while maintaining a consistent focus (e.g., “Commercials influence the spending habits of teenagers.”).
·       Selects specific details relevant to the topic to extend ideas or develop elaboration (e.g., quotations, data, reasons, multiple examples that build on each other).


3.1.2 Analyzes and selects effective organizational structure.

Emphasizes key ideas through appropriate use of text features (e.g., headings, charts, diagrams, graphs, bullets).


3.2.2 Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.
·       Selects and uses precise language to persuade or inform.
·       Selects and uses precise language in poetic and narrative writing.
·       Uses the vernacular appropriately.
·       Selects and uses specialized vocabulary relevant to a specific content area (e.g., meteorologist, climatology).
·       Selects and uses persuasive techniques (e.g., powerful and emotional imagery).
·       Selects and uses literary devices (e.g., metaphor, symbols, analogies).
·       Selects and uses sound devices in prose and poetry (e.g., two-syllable rhyme, repetition, rhythm, rhyme schemes).
·       Considers connotation and denotation when selecting works (plump vs. fat, shack vs. house).

4/14 WASL test review, discussion, revision; Work on two essays: 1) Drug-free community; 2) Principal Homework Letter

Smoke and Ashes broster

4/15 WASL Science
4/16 WASL Science
4/17 WASL Math
4/18 Job Application; Real Game Survey; If time, quarter requirements
4/21 Quarter Requirements for zine  publications
4/22 WASL Math
4/23 WASL Reading
4/24 WASL Reading
4/25 Project Requirements, choices, prewriting; Wish List
4/28 Project Requirements, choices, prewriting; Wish List







2.3.1 Uses a variety of forms/genres.
·       Integrates more than one form/genre in a single piece (e.g., a narrative told using an explanation, a character sketch, a free verse poem, a dialogue, a newspaper article, a document, and a diary entry).
·       Maintains a log or portfolio to track variety of forms/genres used.
·       Produces a variety of new forms/genres.

Examples:
- reflective journals
- fictional stories (e.g., science fiction)
- scripts (e.g., television, movie, radio)
- essays/speeches (e.g., cause/effect, problem/solution)
- application forms
- minutes
- debates
- scientific reports
- zines
- narrative poems

 

4/9-4/14

 

April 9 - April 14 Writing 8 Lessons
EALRS ACTIVITY
 1.1.1 Analyzes and selects effective strategies for generating ideas and planning writing.
·       Uses prewriting stage to determine purpose, analyze audience, select form, research background information, formulate theme (for narrative writing) or a thesis, and/or organize text.


3.1.1 Analyzes ideas, selects a manageable topic, and elaborates using specific, relevant details and/or examples.
·       Presents a central idea, theme, and manageable thesis while maintaining a consistent focus (e.g., “Commercials influence the spending habits of teenagers.”).
·       Selects specific details relevant to the topic to extend ideas or develop elaboration (e.g., quotations, data, reasons, multiple examples that build on each other).



3.1.2 Analyzes and selects effective organizational structure.

Emphasizes key ideas through appropriate use of text features (e.g., headings, charts, diagrams, graphs, bullets).


3.2.2 Analyzes and selects language appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.
·       Selects and uses specialized vocabulary relevant to a specific content area


Component 3.3: Knows and applies writing conventions appropriate for the grade level. W



1.5.1 Publishes in formats that are appropriate for specific audiences and purposes.
·       Selects from a variety of publishing options keeping in mind audience and purpose (e.g., e-portfolio, newsletter, contest, school announcement, yearbook).
·       Publishes using a range of graphics and illustrative material (e.g., photos, charts, graphs, tables, time lines, diagrams, cartoons).
·       Publishes material in appropriate form (e.g., multimedia presentation) and format (e.g., photos, graphs, text features).
·       Publishes using visual and dramatic presentations (e.g., skits, interviews).
·       Uses available technological resources to produce, design, and publish a professional-looking final product (e.g., charts, overheads, word processor, photo software, presentation software, publishing software).
 Work:

Conference Preparation
MOTT

4/7 Inservice

4/8 Career Application:  Eagle Order Form

4/9 WASL test practice/persuasive
Some seventh graders attend schools where their teachers do not accept late homework.  Your principal is thinking of making this a rule at your school.  Take a position on this rule.  Write a multiple-paragraph letter to your principal to persuade him or her to support your position.

4/10 Continue test and prep for conference

4/11 Student Parent Teacher Conferences

4/14 WASL test review, discussion, revision

Job Application

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