Lesson Plans
Teacher: B. McKay
Learning
Target
Bell ringer
Lesson (procedures,
activities, materials)
Course: 8th Grade English
Dates: 2/15-2/19
Day 1
(2/15)
Day 2
(2/16)
Day 3
(2/17)
Day 4
(2/18)
Day 5
(2/19)
Holiday
1. I can identify
sentence parts.
2. I can read closely
and find evidence in
my text.
3. I can identify how
particular incidents
in the story or drama
that propel the
action, reveal
aspects of a
character, or
provoke a decision.
4. I can identify
particular lines of
dialogue in a story or
drama reveals
aspects of a
character.
Daily Grammar
Practice
*Focus: Sentence
Parts
1. I can identify the
clauses, type, and
purpose of a sentence.
2. I can analyze how a
particular incident in a
story or drama reveals
aspects of the character.
3. I can read closely and
find evidence in my text.
1. I can proofread my
work and make
corrections.
2. I can define and
identify various forms
of figurative language.
3. I can identify
particular lines of
dialogue in a story or
drama reveals aspects
of a character.
4. I can read closely
and find evidence in
my text.
1. I can diagram a
sentence.
2. I can compose an
objective summary.
3.recognize when the text
I am reading is too easy
or too difficult for me.
4. I can determine
reading strategies that
will help me comprehend
difficult texts.
Daily Grammar Practice
*Focus: clauses, type,
purpose
Daily Grammar
Practice
*Focus: Capitalization
and Punctuation
Daily Grammar Practice
*Focus: Diagramming
1. The students will
correct daily
grammar practice
bellringer.
2. Students will read
chapters 8 and 9.
1. The students will
correct daily grammar
practice bellringer.
2. Students will answer
discussion questions for
chapters 8 and 9.
3. Students will share
1. The students will
correct daily grammar
practice bellringer.
2. Students will read
chapters 10 and 11.
3. Students will begin
completing discussion
1. The students will
correct daily grammar
practice bellringer.
2. Students will read the
DRP passage for week 25
and compose an
objective summary.
Wrap
up/Reflection/ Exit
ticket
Students will read
the DRP passage for
week 25 and submit
the answers via
Canvas.
Homework
Complete any
unfinished
classwork.
Formative:
Observations, DGP,
DRP
Assessments
answers in small groups
and then with the whole
group.
Students will read the
DRP passage for week 25
and submit the answers
via Canvas.
questions for those
chapters.
Complete any unfinished
classwork.
Complete any
unfinished classwork.
Students will read the
DRP passage for week
25 and submit the
answers via Canvas.
Formative: Observations, Formative:
DGP, DRP
Observations, DGP,
DRP
3. Silent Sustained
Reading
A4--Achieve
Students will submit the
weekly reading log on
Canvas.
Complete any unfinished
classwork.
Formative: Observations,
DGP, DRP, reading log
CCSS/Objective
RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its
relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
RL.8.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a
character, or provoke a decision.
RL.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative
meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
RL.8.6 Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader create such effects as
suspense or humor.
W.8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task,
purpose, and audience.
L.8.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L.8.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, readings, or listening.
L.8.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and
content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues,
building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.