Quarter Theme: Risking it All
- How does war and conflict affect individuals and societies?
- How do historians/readers reconcile multiple accounts of the same event?
- How can narrative be used to communicate real events?
- How does captivity make the captive invisible?
- How can individuals become visible again?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of using different media?
- Continue working with the idea of "resilience"
- Read informational text and examine maps from WWII
- Work through learning stations on American and Japanese relations in World War II (3 days!)
RI8.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI8.2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
RI8.3: Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
RI8.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
- 15+ minutes of silent reading every night
- Report cards go home FRIDAY!
- Bring back your school pictures!!!!