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8.C.LCS. Language, Craft, and Structure (LCS) 8.C.LCS.5. Incorporate craft techniques to engage and impact audience and convey messages. 8.C.LCS.5.1. Consider audience when selecting presentation types. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Speaking
8.C.LCS.5.2. Select and employ a variety of craft techniques to convey a message and impact the audience. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Speaking
8.C.MC. Meaning and Context (MC) 8.C.MC.1. Interact with others to explore ideas and concepts, communicate meaning, and develop logical interpretations through collaborative conversations; build upon the ideas of others to clearly express one’s own views while respecting diverse perspectives. 8.C.MC.1.1. Prepare for and engage in conversations to explore complex ideas, concepts, and texts; build coherent lines of thinking.
8.C.MC.1.2. Participate in discussions; share evidence that supports the topic, text, or issue; connect the ideas of several speakers and respond with relevant ideas, evidence, and observations.
8.C.MC.1.4. Engage in a range of collaborative discussions about grade appropriate topics; acknowledge new information expressed by others and when necessary modify personal ideas.
8.C.MC.2. Articulate ideas, claims, and perspectives in a logical sequence using information, findings, and credible evidence from sources. 8.C.MC.2.1. Gather relevant information from diverse print and multimedia sources to develop ideas, claims, or perspectives emphasizing salient points in a coherent, concise, logical manner with relevant evidence and well-chosen details. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Speaking
8.C.MC.2.3. Quote and paraphrase the data and conclusions while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
SC.8.I.Inquiry-Based Literacy Standards (I)
Inquiry-Based Literacy Standards (I)
8.I.3. Construct knowledge, applying disciplinary concepts and tools, to build deeper understanding of the world through exploration, collaboration, and analysis. 8.I.3.4. Organize and categorize important information, revise ideas, and report relevant findings.
8.I.4. Synthesize integrated information to share learning and/or take action. 8.I.4.1. Employ a critical stance to demonstrate that relationships and patterns of evidence lead to logical conclusions, while acknowledging alternative views.
SC.8.RI.Reading – Informational Text (RI)
Reading – Informational Text (RI)
8.RI.LCS. Language, Craft, and Structure (LCS) 8.RI.LCS.10. Analyze and provide evidence of how the author’s choice of purpose or perspective shapes content, meaning, and style. 8.RI.LCS.10.1. Determine an author’s perspective or purpose and analyze how the author acknowledges or responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
8.RI.LCS.11. Analyze and critique how the author uses structures in print and multimedia texts to craft informational and argument writing. 8.RI.LCS.11.1. Analyze the impact of text features and structures on authors’ similar ideas or claims about the same topic.
8.RI.LCS.11.2. Analyze and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
8.RI.LCS.8. Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, text features, conventions, and structures, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts. 8.RI.LCS.8.1. Determine figurative, connotative, and technical meanings of words and phrases used in a text; analyze the impact of specific words, phrases, analogies, or allusions on meaning and tone. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
8.RI.LCS.8.2. Analyze the impact of text features and structures on authors’ similar ideas or claims about the same topic.
8.RI.MC. Meaning and Context (MC) 8.RI.MC.5. Determine meaning and develop logical interpretations by making predictions, inferring, drawing conclusions, analyzing, synthesizing, providing evidence, and investigating multiple interpretations. 8.RI.MC.5.1. Cite the evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
8.RI.MC.6. Summarize key details and ideas to support analysis of central ideas. 8.RI.MC.6.1. Provide an objective summary of a text with two or more central ideas; cite key supporting details to analyze their development.
8.RI.MC.7. Research events, topics, ideas, or concepts through multiple media, formats, and in visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modalities. 8.RI.MC.7.1. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to present a particular topic or idea. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Speaking
8.RI.P. Principles of Reading (P) 8.RI.P.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. 8.RI.P.4.1. Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
8.RI.P.4.3. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
8.RI.RC. Range and Complexity (RC) 8.RI.RC.12. Read independently and comprehend a variety of texts for the purposes of reading for enjoyment, acquiring new learning and building stamina; reflect and respond to increasingly complex text over time. 8.RI.RC.12.3. Read and respond according to task and purpose to become self-directed, critical readers and thinkers.
SC.8.RL.Reading – Literary Text (RL)
Reading – Literary Text (RL)
8.RL.LCS. Language, Craft, and Structure (LCS) 8.RL.LCS.10. Apply a range of strategies to determine the meaning of known, unknown, and multiple-meaning words, phrases, and jargon; acquire and use general academic and domain-specific vocabulary. 8.RL.LCS.10.1. Use context clues to determine meanings of words and phrases. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
8.RL.LCS.11. Analyze and provide evidence of how the author’s choice of point of view, perspective or purpose shapes content, meaning, and style. 8.RL.LCS.11.1. Analyze how the author’s development of perspectives of the characters and the reader create suspense or humor.
8.RL.LCS.9. Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, and conventions, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts. 8.RL.LCS.9.1. Determine the figurative and connotative meanings of words and phrases as they are used in text; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
8.RL.MC. Meaning and Context (MC) 8.RL.MC.5. Determine meaning and develop logical interpretations by making predictions, inferring, drawing conclusions, analyzing, synthesizing, providing evidence, and investigating multiple interpretations. 8.RL.MC.5.1. Cite the evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
8.RL.MC.7. Analyze the relationship among ideas, themes, or topics in multiple media, formats, and in visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modalities. 8.RL.MC.7.1. Analyze how a visual or audio adaptation of a narrative or drama modifies or embellishes the text.
8.RL.MC.8. Analyze characters, settings, events, and ideas as they develop and interact within a particular context. 8.RL.MC.8.1. Analyze how dialogue and/or incidents propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision; determine the impact of contextual influences on setting, plot, and characters.
8.RL.RC. Range and Complexity (RC) 8.RL.RC.13. Read independently and comprehend a variety of texts for the purposes of reading for enjoyment, acquiring new learning, and building stamina; reflect on and respond to increasingly complex text over time. 8.RL.RC.13.3. Read and respond to grade level text to become self-directed, critical readers and thinkers.
8.W.L. Language (L) 8.W.L.4. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 8.W.L.4.1. When writing: 8.W.L.4.1.a. Show knowledge of the function of gerunds, participles, and infinitives and their functions in particular sentences.
8.W.MCC. Meaning, Context, and Craft (MCC) 8.W.MCC.1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 8.W.MCC.1.1. Write arguments that: 8.W.MCC.1.1.g. Paraphrase, quote, and summarize, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
8.W.MCC.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. 8.W.MCC.2.1. Write informative/explanatory texts that: 8.W.MCC.2.1.i. Follow a standard format for citation.
8.W.RC. Range and Complexity (RC) 8.W.RC.6. Write independently, legibly, and routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences over short and extended time frames. 8.W.RC.6.1. Write routinely and persevere in writing tasks over short and extended time frames, for a range of domain specific tasks, and for a variety of purposes and audiences.