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ELA Grades & Units of Study

  • *1st Semester

    Writing: Constructed Responses (use of quotes with in-text citations)

    Reading: StudySync Sources; Whole Group Classroom Novel; individual reading for book responses

    Listening/ Speaking: Class/Individual Discussions/Presentations for:  Socratic Seminars  Google Slides Projects  Book Presentations (2/semester)

    Grammar & Conventions: Foundational practice using several sources

              Vocabulary: Common Core Academic and Literature-Specific Vocabulary Lessons

     

    *2nd Semester

    Writing: Constructed Responses, Argument Essays, Narratives

    Reading: StudySync Sources; Whole Group Classroom Novels; individual reading for book responses

    Listening/ Speaking: Class/Individual Discussions/Presentations for:  Socratic Seminars  Google Slides Projects  Book Presentations (2/semester)

    Grammar & Conventions: Foundational practice using several sources

              Vocabulary: Common Core Academic and Literature-Specific Vocabulary Lessons

     

    Writing= 20%

    Reading= 20%

    Listening & Speaking= 20%

    Grammar & Conventions= 20%

    Semester Final= 15%

    District Assessments= 5%