• Link to NCDPI Curriculum Standards

     

    • COURSE OVERVIEW
       
      1st Nine Weeks
      Focus for the quarter:
      *Citing evidence from the text
      *Determining word meaning using context clues
      *Identification and utilization of figurative language
      *Analyzing word choice and how it affects the tone
       
      2nd Nine Weeks
      Focus for the quarter:
      *Analyzing story elements
      *Summarizing texts by evaluating key details
      *Compare and contrast text across the same genre
      *View and analyze relevant film clips across themes and genres.
       
       
      3rd Nine Weeks
      Focus for the quarter:
      *Determine theme and central idea of a text
      *Analyzing point of view 
      *Construct writing using the writing process
      *Collaborate and communicate effectively in a group
       
       
      4th Nine Weeks
      Focus for the quarter:
      *Utilize technology to publish research-based writing.
      End of Grade testing review of all state-mandated standards