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English Language Arts, Grade 8 Module 1: Reading Closely and Writing to Learn, Student Journal

English Language Arts, Grade 8 Module 1: Reading Closely and Writing to Learn, Student Journal

PCG Education

ISBN: 978-1-119-10554-1

Oct 2015, Jossey-Bass

216 pages

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Student Journal to accompany Paths to College and Career, English Language Arts, Grade 8, Module 1.

Unit 1 1

I Notice / I Wonder Note-Catcher 1

Module Guiding Questions 2

Fist-to-Five Chart 3

“Inside Out” Text-Dependent Questions 4

Quick Write Model 5

Quick Write 1 6

“Papaya Tree” Text-Dependent Questions 7

Quick Write 2 8

Mid-Unit 1 Assessment: Getting to Know a Character 9

2-Point Rubric 12

Map of Asia 13

“The Vietnam Wars” 14

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes, Section 1 18

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes, Section 2 20

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes, Section 3 21

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes, Section 4 22

Quick Write 3 23

Double Arrow Graphic Organizer 24

Quick Write 4 27

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes 28

Three Threes in a Row Note-Catcher 29

“The Vietnam Wars” Questions and Notes, Section 5 30

Quick Write 5 31

Jigsaw Recording Form 32

Quick Write 6 33

Write-Pair-Share Note-Catcher with Text-Dependent Questions 34

Word Choice, Tone, and Meaning Note-Catcher 35

Quick Write 7 36

Narrators Chart 37

Word Choice, Tone, and Meaning Note-Catcher 38

Transcript of “Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue as Saigon Fell” 39

End-of-Unit 1 Assessment 44

Unit 2 45

Reading Closely 45

Structured Notes 47

“Last Respects” Note-Catcher 48

Fleeing Home 50

Panic Rises in Saigon, but the Exits Are Few 51

Prefixes Note-Catcher 55

“Refugees: Who, Where, and Why” 56

Summary Writing Graphic Organizer 59

“Children of War” 60

Summary Writing Graphic Organizer 63

Sentence Strips 64

Quote Cards 65

Extension Question (Optional) 66

Refugee Transitions’ “World of Difference Benefit Luncheon” 67

Mid-Unit 2 Assessment 68

Extension Question 72

End-of-Unit 2 Assessment Prompt 74

Model Essay 76

Questions about the Model Essay 78

Refugee Children in Canada 79

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 80

Homework Question 81

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 82

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 84

Grades 6–8 Expository Writing Evaluation Rubric 85

Writer’s Glossary for Row 1 of the Expository Writing Rubric 88

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 89

Homework Purpose for Reading 90

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 92

Writer’s Glossary for Row 2 of the Expository Writing Rubric 93

“Refugee and Immigrant Children: A Comparison” 95

Forming Evidence-Based Claims 96

Directions for Forming Evidence-Based Claims 98

Planning Your Essay Graphic Organizer 99

Forming Evidence-Based Claims 104

Directions for Forming Evidence-Based Claims 105

Planning Your Essay Graphic Organizer 106

End-of-Unit 2 Assessment Prompt 111

Writer’s Glossary for Row 3 of the Expository Writing Rubric 112

Expository Writing Rubric, Row 3, Conclusion 113

Student-Friendly Performance Task Prompt 114

Specific Factual Details Task 1 115

Specific Factual Details Task 2 116

Chalk Talk Statistics 117

Chalk Talk Statistics Guidelines 118

Research Guide 119

Research Team Task Card 120

A Place of Her Own 122

People without a Land 124

Meet the Kurds 126

Welcome to Sarajevo 128

Bosnia: The Children of War 131

Hard Time in Sarajevo 135

Peace Patrol; U.S. Troops Will Stay at Least Another Year in Tense Bosnia 139

Refugee Writing on the Journey 142

I Escaped the Taliban 146

Town Mouse and Country Mouse 147

Writer’s Glossary for Row 4 of the Expository Writing Rubric 150

Unit 3 151

“Inside Out” Poem Graphic Organizer 151

What Makes an Eff ective Poem? Note-Catcher 153

Word Choice, Tone, and Meaning Note-Catcher 154

“Inside Out” and “Back Again” Poetry Rubric 156

Mid-Unit 3 Assessment 160

“Back Again” Poem Graphic Organizer 161

End-of-Unit 3 Assessment 163

Rows 1 and 3 of “Inside Out” and “Back Again”

Poetry Rubric 164

“Inside Out” and “Back Again” Poetry Rubric 165

Using Strong Action Verbs 167

Stars and Steps 168

Peer-Critique Guidelines 170

Stars and Steps 171

Poetry Share Task Card 173

Homework: Inside Out & Back Again Review 174