English/Language Arts Complete Semester 1 Curriculum for Grades 8 & 9
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This complete semester 1 curriculum will take you from the first day procedures, syllabus, and get-to-know-you activities to the final semester reflection. Every day and every lesson is planned and created for your 8th or 9th grade students. This bundle is completely digital, printable, and editable! This curriculum is aligned to CCSS standards; the semester 1 and semester 2 curriculum will cover all of the CCSS standards for both 8th and 9th grade.
Each of these units are classroom tested and perfected. Each unit also carries a perfect 4.0 rating here on TpT. Check out the preview for more information on what units are included, or click through to see each unit in detail below!
This bundle comes with my 24/7 support as well. If you have any questions, need advice, or just need a sounding board, I am available via email at any time!
This bundle includes the following:
❶ Back to School Procedures – editable PowerPoint
❷ Completely editable syllabus in 2 different design styles
❸ Get-to-know-you activities for the first few days.
❹ Writing Pre-Assessment lesson with narrative writing prompts.
❺ Complete Memoir Writing Unit Bundle- a great way to get to know your students better!
Writing the Memoir- Complete Unit Bundle
❻ Close Reading Strategies Unit with varied texts appropriate for grades 6-11 (perfect for differentiation).
Close Reading Strategies (Text Annotation to Support Reading Comprehension)
Close Reading Strategies-Teach your students how to annotate the right way!
❼ “The Most Dangerous Game” Short Story Unit
➙ Context Clues lesson and stations activity with “The Most Dangerous Game”
➙ Character Analysis Interactive Notebook and Writing Assessment for “The Most Dangerous Game”
"The Most Dangerous Game" Vocabulary Stations and Context Clues Lesson
"The Most Dangerous Game" Character Analysis Unit Bundle-Digital/Printable
❽ MLA In-Text Citations Unit Bundle
MLA 8th Edition In-Text Citation Bundle- Citing Textual Evidence Unit!
➒ Literary Analysis Unit Bundle
➙Lesson and guided practice
➙Practice and assessment with “The Yellow Wallpaper”
➙Practice and Poetry analysis with “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”
Literary Analysis Made Easy (Digital and Printable!)
Literary Analysis Classroom Poster
➓ Tone and Mood Complete Unit Bundle
➙ Connotation and Denotation lesson
➙Tone and Mood lesson
➙Two Tone and Mood Games
➙ Tone and Mood Blackout Poetry
➙Tone Literary Analysis Assessment
Tone and Mood in Literature BUNDLE + Connotation & Denotation, Digital/Print
11. Allusions Unit Bundle
➙ Allusions lesson and practice
➙ Allusions assessment with any novel or poem activity
➙ Allusions assessment and mini-lesson with “The Story of an Hour”
Allusions in Literature Unit Bundle- Allusion Lessons
12. Complete Grammar Unit Bundle
➙ AAAWWUBBIS Introductory Phrases
➙ Semicolons and Conjunctive Adverbs
➙ Appositives Cause Commas
➙ Adverbs Cause Commas
➙ 4 Grammar Games for fun practice
➙ Sentence Structure Class Posters
Grammar- Complete Sentence Structure Unit Bundle - Understanding Commas!
13. Semester Reflection Activities
Reflect 'n' Sketch. A Reflection Activity to Reflect on any Assignment/Project
All units are CCSS aligned. You can see the alignment by clicking on the preview and scrolling down to the curriculum map/pacing guide!
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