Language Arts 8 - Fischer
8th Grade English/Language Arts
Assignments for the Week
April 17-21, 2017ctober 17-21
Monday: No school-staff inservice
Tuesday: Symbols research due-share. Scene 4 of Anne Frank.
Wednesday: Scene 5 (finish Act I)-handout due tomorrow.
Thursday: Review for Act I test. Begin terms-research for Holocaust Speaker.
Friday: Act I test. Research terms due Monday.
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- Unit I
Fiction and Nonfiction
Big Question: Is the Truth the Same for Everyone?
-Writing: Description of a person
- Unit II
Big Question: Can All Conflicts be Resolved?
-Character and Plot
-Compare and Contrast
-Writing Short Stories
-Writing a Critical Review
- Unit III
Types of Nonfiction
Big Question: How Much Information is Enough?
-Point of View and Purpose
-Word Choice and Tone
-Fact and Opinion
-Writing: How-to Essay
- Unit IV
Big Question: What is the Secret to Reaching Someone with Words?
-Figurative and Connotative Language
-Meaning and Tone
-Writing a Problem-Solution Essay
-Writing a Compare and Contrast Essay
- Unit V
Big Question: Is it Our Differences or Our Similarities That Matter Most?
-Cause and Effect
-Writing a Research Paper
- Unit VI
Themes in American Stories
Big Question: Are Yesterday's Heroes Important Today?
-Social and Cultural Context
-Purpose for Reading
-Writing a Multi-media Report