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Distance Learning

8th Grade ELA

ZACHRY

Online Distance Learning

WEEK 1

IXL

Reading Strategies​

B.1: Match the questions with their themes

B.2: Determine the themes of short stories

C.3: Compare passages for tone

At least 10 questions of each @ 70%

JOURNAL ENTRY: EMAIL WEEKLY

Daily Writing Journal:

  • Write a journal entry four days a week, using at least ten sentences, on a day in your life during the current Corona outbreak.

  • You must use 3 types of figurative language in your writing for this week.

DAILY READING:  20 minutes of reading.  Log your reading for 4 days per week.

WEEK 2

IXL

Reading Strategies

E.2: Identify sensory details

C.1:  Identify author’s purpose

G.1:  Read and understand informational passages

At least 10 questions of each @ 70%

JOURNAL ENTRY: EMAIL WEEKLY

Daily Writing Journal:

  • Write a journal entry four days a week, using at least ten sentences, from Third Person point of view, on how your Mom or Dad is coping with COVID-19.

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DAILY READING:  20 minutes of reading.  Log your reading for 4 days per week.

WEEK 3

IXL

Reading Strategies

D.1:  Compare and Contrast

D.2:  Match causes and effects in informational texts

D.3:  Match problems with their solutions

D.4:  Identify text structure

At least 10 questions of each @ 70%

JOURNAL ENTRY: EMAIL WEEKLY

Daily Writing Journal:

  • Research 2 different articles about COVID-19.  Compare and Contrast the two articles. 

  • Write at least 2 comparisons and 2 contrasts.

  • This is for each day.  It is not difficult finding articles on the Corona virus at this time!

DAILY READING:  20 minutes of reading.  Log your reading for 4 days per week.

WEEK 4

IXL

Grammar and Mechanics

AA.3:  Identify dependent and independent clauses

AA.4:  Is the sentence simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex?

FF.1:  Correct errors with subject-verb agreement

At least 10 questions of each @ 70%

JOURNAL ENTRY: EMAIL WEEKLY

Daily Writing Journal:

  • Make a journal entry including compound, simple, and complex sentences on your daily life with the Corona outbreak. 

  • Please stay at the 10 sentence minimum.

 

DAILY READING:  20 minutes of reading.  Log your reading for 4 days per week.

WEEK 5

IXL

Writing Strategies

K.1:  Identify thesis statements

K.4:  Identifying supporting details in informational texts

K.5:  Identifying supporting details in literary texts

FINAL ESSAY

 

  • Topic: 2 options:

  1. How has COVID-19 had and an effect on your life since Spring Break?

  2. Why my Freshmen year will be AMAZING!

  • Complete the outline that is provided in your packet before writing.

  • Make sure you have a strong THESIS STATEMENT!!! Remember that it helps structure your entire paper!

  • Essay must be at least 1 page.

DAILY READING:  20 minutes of reading.  Log your reading for 4 days per week.

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