• Mrs. Bradford's Tutoring Times
    Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:00 A.M.
    By Appt.: Mon. & Wed. 3:30 - 4:00 P.M.
     
     

    2019-2020 Units of Study

    Unit 1 - 15 Days

    Unit 2 - 20 Days

    Unit 3 - 15 Days

    Unit 4 - 30 Days

    Unit 5 - 40 Days

    Unit 6 - 25 Days

    Essential Question:

    Why is it important to tell my story?

    What can I gain from listening to someone else's story?

    How can I create art with my words?

    How can I better understand the world around me through reading?

    How can I influence others with my words?

    How can I better understand cultures around the world?

    • Overview
    • Drama
    • Poetry
    • Nonfiction
    • Persuasion
    • Imaginative Stories
    • Restart by Gordon Korman (ELAR)
    • Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick (PAP ELAR)
    • Restart by Gordon Korman (ELAR)
    • Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick (PAP ELAR)
    • Restart by Gordon Korman (ELAR)
    • Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick (PAP ELAR)
    • A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen
    • A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen
    • Dystopian Novel Choice - Literature Circles
    • Focus on Memoir, Sensory Language, Plot Development, Literary Elements, and Theme.
    • Focus on Literary Elements, Plot Development, Character- ization, and Theme.
    • Focus on Connotation, Denotation, Diction, Figurative Language, and Graphic Elements.
    • Focus on Author's Purpose, Expository Text, Summary, Main Idea, Organizational Patterns, Fact vs. Opinion, Author's Viewpoint, and Interpreting Text Features.
    • Focus on Faulty and Sound Reasoning, Fact vs. Opinion, Author's Viewpoint, Author's Purpose, & Media Literacy.
    • Focus on Traditional Literature Texts, Cultural Universals, and Literary Universals.
     
    • Character and Plot Analysis (PT)
     
    • Expository Newspaper Article (PT)
    • Persuasive Presentation (PT)
    • Graphic Novel (PT)

    PT = Performance Task 60% Grade