8th gr. Reading - Mrs. Cron

  

8th Grade Reading

9/20/20

This week we will continue our writing process of our personal statement and begin our short story unit.

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Novels:

I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch

Book Clubs -- novels chosen from the book fair in November

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

     Historical Context

     Harper Lee

     Part I Review

     Scottsboro Boys

     Emmett Till

     Just Mercy - Walter McMillian

     Part II Review

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Characterization

Common Literary Elements 

Common Literary Techniques or Devices

Conflict

Foreshadowing

Irony

Point of View

Setting

Theme

Tone and Mood

 

 

Novels we will be reading this year:

I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch

Book Clubs -- novel chosen from the book fair in November

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Setting

Point of View

Tone and Mood

 

Novels we will be reading this year:

I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch

Book Clubs -- novel chosen from the book fair in November

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare