8th grade Language Arts: MRS. MORSE 

 

All resources are found on my class webpage in the “Files and Documents” section within the DISTANCE LEARNING folder.  

 

Month:

Topic(s):

SOLStandard(s):

Resources:

August/

September

Elements of Fiction(characterization: direct and indirect, conflict, POV, theme, mood, making inferences)

 

Narrative Writing(including The Writing Process)

 

8.5a, c, e, j

 

8.7 a, b, c, d

SeeElements of Fictionfolder onmy class page.

 

SeeWriting Processfolder on my class page.

 

SeeChoice Novel Assignmentfolder on my class page.

 

October

Narrative Writingcont.

 

Elements of Fiction(main idea, summary)

 

Research/Nonfiction

(fact and opinion, relevance, accuracy)

8.7 a, b, c, d

 

8.6f, g,h,I

 

8.9 a, b, c, e, g

SeeWriting Processfolder on my class page.

 

SeeElements of Fictionfolder on my class page.

 

SeeResearch/Nonfictionfolder on my class page.

 

SeeBiographical Research Assignmentfolder on my class page.

 

November

Research/Nonfictioncont. (fact, opinion, relevance, accuracy, MLA format)

 

Oral Presentation/

Communication skills

(PowerPoint, eye contact, volume, tone)

 

8.7 a, b, c, d

 

8.6 f, g, h, I

 

8.9 a, b, c, e, g

 

8.2 c, d, e

 

SeeResearch/Nonfictionfolder on my class page.

 

SeeBiographical Research Assignmentfolder on my class page.

December

Elements of Fiction(plot, mood, setting, reading strategies, conflict, characterization)

 

Novel Study

 

 

8.5 a, c, e, j

 

8.7 a, b, c, d

 

SeeElements of Fictionfolder on my class page.

 

SeeChoice Novel Assignmentfolder on my class page.

January

Elements of Fiction(plot, mood, making inferences, conflict, characterization, reading strategies)

 

Novel Study

 

Figurative Language/Poetry

(simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, stanza, rhyme, rhyme scheme)

 

 

8.5 a, c, d. e, j

 

8.4 a

SeeElements of Fictionfolder on my class page.

 

SeeChoice Novel Assignmentfolder on my class page.

 

SeePoetry and Figurative Languagefolder on my class page.

 

SeeEdpuzzleassignments.

February

Writing Process

(planning, drafting, revising, editing, publishing)

 

Usage and Mechanics(comma rules, semicolons, colons, apostrophes, subject/verb agreement, capitalization, spelling)

 

8.7 a, b, c, d

 

8.8 a, b, c, d, g

SeeWriting Processfolder on my class page.

 

SeeGrammarfolder on my class page.

 

SeeNoRedInkassignments.

March

Writing Process

(planning, drafting, revising, editing, publishing)

 

Usage and Mechanics

(comma rules, semicolons, colons, apostrophes, subject/verb agreement, capitalization, spelling)

 

8.7 a, b, c, d

 

8.8 a, b, c, d, g

 

SeeWriting Processfolder on my class page.

 

SeeGrammarfolder on my class page.

 

SeeNoRedInkassignments.