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English Language Arts Common Core Flip Chart Set - Grade 8

English Language Arts, Grade 8

 
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GRADE 8 GRADE 8 C C B B AA Copyright © NewPath Learning. All rights reserved. www.newpathlearning.com 32-8000 Charts Charts u|xhJBBFEy03753tz] Comprehensive coverage of the key standards!
Common Core ELA Curriculum Mastery® Flip Charts provide comprehensive coverage of key standards-based concepts in an illustrated format that is visually appealing, engaging and easy to use. Curriculum Mastery® Flip Charts can be used with the entire classroom, with small groups or by students working independently. This Curriculum Mastery® Flip Chart Set features 10 double-sided laminated charts that introduce reading standards and write-on/wipe off activities for student use or for small group instruction Built-in sturdy free-standing easel for easy display Spiral bound for ease of use Activity Guide with blackline masters of the charts for students to use in centers or independently Ideal for In class instruction for interactive presentations and demonstrations Hands-on student use Teaching resource to supplement any program Learning Centers Stand alone reference for review of key ELA concepts HOW TO USE Classroom Use Each Common Core Curriculum Mastery® Flip Chart can be used for enhancing reading comprehension instruction. The front page of each flip chart contains a colorful graphic for visually organizing information related to topics and strategies of reading comprehension. The flip side pages provide classroom examples for completing the graphic organizer at the primary and intermediate levels. Note: Be sure to use an appropriate dry-erase marker and to test it on a small section of the chart prior to using it. The Activity Guide included provides a black-line master of each Flip Chart which students can use to fill in before, during or after instruction. For each chart, there is a suggested list of instructional lessons. Common Core Curriculum Mastery® Flip Charts are a great supplement to any reading program. While the activities in the guide can be used in conjunction with the flip chart, they can also be used individually for review or as a form of assessment or in combination with other related classroom activities. Learning Centers Each Flip Chart provides students with a variety of opportunities to visually comprehend what they have read. Students may use these Flip Charts in small group settings along with the corresponding activity pages contained in the guide to learn or review comprehension topics or strategies already covered during guided instruction. Independent Student Use Students can use the hands-on flip charts to practice and learn independently by creating their own graphic organizer using a book they have read. The graphic organizers are also ideal for assessment of topic or strategy understanding and application. Reference/Teaching Resource Curriculum Mastery® Flip Charts are a great visual supplement to any curriculum or they can be used in conjunction with NewPath’s Curriculum Mastery® Games. Phone: 800-507-0966 Fax: 800-507-0967 www.newpathlearning.com NewPath Learning® products are developed by teachers using research-based principles and are classroom tested. The company’s product line consists of an array of proprietary curriculum review games, workbooks, charts, posters, visual learning guides, interactive whiteboard software and other teaching resources. All products are supplemented with web-based activities, assessments and content to provide an engaging means of educating students on key, curriculum-based topics correlated to applicable state and national education standards. Copyright © 2015 NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Curriculum Mastery® and NewPath Learning® are registered trademarks of NewPath Learning LLC. Common Core C B A Common Core Curriculum Mastery® Flip Charts developed by content expert Lynn Gatto, Ph.D., illustrated by Margaret Pence. Analyzing Dialogue to Understand a Character Figurative Language Dramatic Irony Compare a Book to its Film Version Structuring Text Objective Summary of Informational Text Comparisons, Categories and Analogies Compare & Contrast Multimedia Text to Printed Text Evaluate an Argument Assess Evidence Used in an Argument Chart # 1: Chart # 2: Chart # 3: Chart # 4: Chart # 5: Chart # 6: Chart # 7: Chart # 8: Chart # 9: Chart #10:
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES What questions do good readers ask when analyzing dialogue to understand a character? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4451 Does this tell me about the character’s feelings? In what way is the character speaking that reveals his/her mood? How does this give me a clue about a decision or conflict? How does this dialogue reveal something about the character’s personality? impatient shocked jealous tired nervous anxious excited aggravated angry amused lonely indifferent curious sad joyous discouraged embarrassed disappointed relieved confused energetic exhausted frustrated grumpy shocked relaxed person vs. fate person vs. self person vs. person person vs. society person vs. supernatural person vs. technology person vs. nature confident shy bossy rude proud optimistic caring athletic thoughtful brave generous determined inconsiderate mean
How does this tell me about the character’s feelings? In what way is the character speaking that reveals his/her mood? How does this give me a clue about a decision or conflict? How does this dialogue reveal something about the character’s personality? COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you analyze dialogue to understand a character? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4451 Name of text: ______________________ ______________________
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES How do good readers determine the meaning of figurative language? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4452 simile = a comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as” busy as a bee metaphor = a comparison of something to another object My kid’s room is a disaster area. hyperbole = a humorous exaggeration I am so hungry I could eat a horse. cliché = a word or phrase that has become overly familiar or commonplace LOL! personification = giving human qualities to nonhuman things The candy was calling my name. alliteration = the repetition of the initial consonant Sally sells seashells by the seashore. onomatopoeia = words whose sounds suggest their meaning buzz, crackle, roar idiom = group of words that can’t be understood from their literal meaning You are in hot water. allusion = a reference to a famous person, place or event He acts like Scrooge when it comes to spending money. oxymoron = a phrase whose words contradict each other with the opposite meaning pretty ugly
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you determine the meaning of figurative language? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4452 simile metaphor hyperbole cliché personification alliteration onomatopoeia idiom allusion oxymoron
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4453 There will be something the audience knows but the character doesn’t. Possibly, the narrator will inform the audience about facts the character doesn’t know. If the story has a historical setting then the reader may have more information than the characters. How do authors use dramatic irony in telling their story?
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4453 What does the reader know that the character doesn’t? Does the narrator inform the reader about facts the character doesn’t know? Does the story take place in a historical setting? Name of text: ____________________________________ Can you identify the author’s use dramatic irony in this story?
How were they described in the book? Did the actors portray the characters as described in the book? Character Details Where did the story take place and how was it described? Were the settings the same as in the book? Setting Details What was the struggle in the book? Did the movie have the same struggle? Conflict Details What were the main events? How did the main events compare to the book’s? Plot Events How was the conflict resolved? Did the movie have the same resolution? Resolution Details MOVIE DIRECTOR CAMERA DATE SCENE TAKE COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES How do good readers compare a book to its film version? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4454 Film Version Book Comparison Details
Name of text: __________________________________________ MOVIE DIRECTOR CAMERA DATE SCENE TAKE COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you compare and evaluate the book to its film version? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4454 Character Details Setting Details Conflict Details Plot Events Resolution Details Film Version Book Comparison Details
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES What are the ways in which authors structure their texts to contribute to meaning? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4455 Narrative Structures Linear ~ happens in the order that the characters experience them Flashbacks ~ events that have happened before the events that are unfolding in the story Back story ~ past events or background that add meaning to current circumstances Epiphany ~ when something suddenly becomes clear, usually to the a character Foreshadowing ~ builds anticipation about what might happen Circular ~ the action begins and ends at the same point Side story ~ stories within stories
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you find which structure the author used in this text to contribute to the meaning? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4455 Narrative Structures Linear Flashbacks Back story Epiphany Foreshadowing Circular Side story Name of text: ___________________________________________
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES How do good readers provide an objective summary of an informational text? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4456 Layers of information Topic Read the first and last sentence or paragraph. Ask, “What is this text mostly about?” Think, “What word or words are being repeated?” Main Idea Ask, “What is the author trying to tell me about the topic?” Major Details Ask, “What reasons or points support the main idea about the topic?” Read headings and subheadings. Look for signal words: several kinds, various causes, first of all, another, a number of, a few reasons, several factors, in addition, furthermore, last of all, and finally. Minor Details Ask, “what examples, details or statistics illustrate the topic?” Use text features such as illustration, pictures, graphs and charts. Look for signal words: for example, for instance, to be specific, that is, this means, to illustrate.
COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you provide an objective summary of an informational text? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4456 Name of text: __________________________________________ Layers of information Topic Main Idea Major Details Minor Details
6 6 COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4457 K K 3 3 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 4 4 How can comparisons, categories and analogies deepen the meaning of the text for readers? Compare & Contrast ~ Identify important characteristics considering their similarities and differences by focusing on specific attributes “While frogs and toads are amphibians, frogs prefer a moist environment, while toads have adapted to both dry and moist environments.” Classify ~ Define rules for group membership in a category based on description an aspect of classifying. “The water sports of the Caribbean include sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving.” Analogy ~ Make comparisons and find similarities between two dissimilar things. “Just as a sword is the weapon of a warrior, a pen is the weapon of a writer.”
6 6 K K 3 3 2 2 4 4 COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4457 2 2 2 2 4 4 Can you make distinctions by using comparisons, categories and analogies? Name of text: __________________________________________ Compare & Contrast ~ Classify ~ Analogy ~
Titles Headings and subtitles Titles Headings & subtitles Lead sentence or paragraph Closing sentence or paragraph How is the main idea presented? Illustrations Music Narration Descriptive words Table of contents Glossary Bold print Italicized print How are details emphasized? Maps Photographs Graphs Charts Video Maps Photographs Graphs Charts How does the text present quantitative information? Diagrams Maps Video Memes Charts & graphs Time lines Photographs Expert interviews Links to web pages Animations Diagrams Pictures Illustrations Charts & graphs Time lines Maps Photographs Which images clarify the text? Print Text Multimodal Text COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES How do good readers compare and contrast multimedia text to printed text? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4458 Mason’ s Surprise Illustrated by Paul Cinimod By Lynne Foti
How is the main idea presented? How are details emphasized? How does the text present quantitative information? Which images clarify the text? Print Text Multimodal Text COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Can you compare and contrast multimedia text to printed text? Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4458 Mason’ s Surprise Illustrated by Paul Cinimod By Lynne Foti Name of text: __________________________________________
Fair & Balanced? Is the argument emotional and filled with loaded language? Is the argument one-sided? Are the alternative points of view addressed? Are the facts presented? Relevant Evidence? Is the evidence reliable and relevant? Does the author provide contradictory points? Does the author use stereotypes? Does the conclusion match the body of evidence? Evaluate an Argument COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4459 How do good readers evaluate an argument?
Fair & Balanced Relevant Evidence Evaluate an Argument Name of text: __________________________________________ COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4459 Can you evaluate an argument?
Bias ~ an argument where all of the facts favor only one opinion Girls are better readers than boys. Personal Attack ~ a statement that attacks a person’s social, political, religious views, or a lifestyle choice You're a police officer so what would you know about fashion? Stereotyping ~ a generalized statement that describes a group which is usually offensive Those people living in the city are all poor. Opinion ~ a belief or judgment about something that isn't based on fact Watching football games is boring. Statistics/Data ~ numeric evidence that supports an argument Millions of people visit zoos each year. Primary Document ~ information that is a result of direct observation of an event or is created during the time period of an event In the Autobiography of Ann Frank, she described her life of hiding from the Nazis. Citation ~ a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work Bruchac (2005) describes, “The same Navaho language they tried to beat out of me when I was a child, was so important during World War Two” (p.3). Pros & Cons ~ the favorable and the unfavorable factors or reasons Smoking causes lung disease, however it can also calm nerves. Weak Arguments: Strong Arguments: COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4460 How do good readers assess the evidence an author uses for an argument?
Bias ~ Personal Attack ~ Stereotyping ~ Opinion ~ Statistics/Data ~ Primary Document ~ Citation ~ Pros &Cons ~ Weak Arguments: Strong Arguments: COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4460 Can you assess the evidence for an argument? Name of text: __________________________________________
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