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Table of Contents – Unit 1
8/27/12 – Welcome to 8th Grade Language Arts
8/28/12 - “We Wear the Mask” What are some
elements of poetry that help us understand
the meaning?
8/29/12 - “We Wear the Mask” How can
analysis of historically relevant poetry help us
understand about ourselves?
August 27, 2012
Title: What can I expect in 8th
Objective:
grade language arts this year? • understand the 8th grade LA
prospectus
Warm Up: Read syllabus,
underlining anything that is
• Incorporate elements of a
confusing to you, and making
business letter to create
a list of question in the
personal recommendation
margins.
Agenda:
Homework: Finish your letter
1. Agendas/forms/lockers
to Mrs. Lucero – you may
2. Syllabus
write it neatly or type it and
print it, or use letter generator 3. Summer Reading – Due Fri,
Sept. 7
link below and print it.
4. Letter of recommendation
letter generator
August 28, 2012
August 28, 2012
EQ/Title: “We Wear the Mask” Notes:
What are some elements of
poetry that help us
understand the meaning?
Warm Up: Vocabulary activity
• Summer Reading Project
section 1
• Poetry reading, preparation for
paraphrasing
worksheet
Homework: Paraphrase “We
Wear the Mask,” making sure
to reword everything on each
line of poetry. Revise Summer
Reading Project
Closure:
August 29, 2012
August 29, 2012
EQ/Title: “We Wear the Mask” Notes:
How can analysis of
historically relevant poetry
help us understand about
ourselves?
Warm Up: Finish side 2 of
Vocabulary Worksheet
Homework: Complete
TPCASTT, revise Summer
Reading Project
• Summer Reading Project
section 2
• Notebook organization
• Read the biography of Paul
Laurence Dunbar, listing 5
elements from his life that may
have influenced his writing.
• Discussion of line-by-line
paraphrasing.
• TPCASTT
Closure:
August 30, 2012
EQ/Title: What are the
challenges we face when
reconciling our external mask
with our inner self?
Warm Up: Quickwrite – what
do you “wear” as your
public mask? What about
you is not something you
always want people to
know/see?
August 30, 2012
Notes:
• Maya Angelou reading of “We
Wear the Mask”
What people
Personal things that
know/see about me- are not as evident to
who the world sees
others
• Summer Reading Part 3 –
• Mask making activity
• Springboard tear out –
Homework: Complete
– Glossary
planning for your mask –
– Unit 1 through page 52
including 5 symbols for each
side, and begin decorating. • Intro to challenges
Closure:
August 31, 2012
August 31, 2012
EQ/Title: What defines a hero? Notes:
• Archetypes video – write down
Warm Up: Tear out SB pages
the names and definitions of
1-52, then write your name on
archetypal characters as you
the binder of your SB book
hear them
and return it to the shelf. Put
the pages in your Springboard • Summer Reading project – last
section
section.
• Archetypes pre-assessment
• Notebook check
• Springboard pages 4-5
Homework: Complete mask
and reflection, revise Summer
Closure:
Reading Project

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