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Grade 8 Version: CPS05-06

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Unit Name: 01 - Narrative Reading

Essential Question

What makes a story worthy of becoming a media production?

Topic 1

Elements of Narrative Text

Topic 1 Vocabulary

  • narrative text
  • genre
  • anchor books
  • identifies
  • theme
  • topic
  • author's purpose
  • genre
  • analyzes
  • character traits
  • emotions
  • motivations
  • text evidence
  • evaluates
  • plot
  • conflict
  • sound
  • figurative language
  • tone
  • mood
  • rising action
  • climax
  • falling action
  • resolution
  • subplot
  • alliteration
  • onomatopoeia
  • rhyme
  • simile
  • metaphor
  • personification
  • hyperbole
  • symbolism
  • imagery

Topic 1 Standards and Elements


Delivery/Response to presentations
ELA8LSV1.e
ELA8LSV1.f
ELA8LSV1.g
ELA8LSV1.h
ELA8LSV1.i
ELA8LSV1.j
ELA8LSV1.k
ELA8LSV2.a
ELA8LSV2.b
ELA8LSV2.c
ELA8LSV2.d
ELA8LSV2.e
ELA8LSV2.f
ELA8LSV2.g
ELA8R1 Comprehension/Literary Text
ELA8R1.a
ELA8R1.b
ELA8R1.c
ELA8R1.d
ELA8R1.e
ELA8R1.f
ELA8R1.g
ELA8R1.h
ELA8RC1 1,000,000 Words

Topic 2

Strategies of Good Readers

Topic 2 Vocabulary

  • metacognition
  • cueing systems
  • self-correction
  • self-monitoring
  • rhythm
  • flow
  • meter

Topic 2 Standards and Elements


ELA8R3 Fluency
ELA8R3.a
ELA8R3.b
ELA8R3.c

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