Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1: Personal Narrative
8.7 abdeg - Writing a Narrative and Editing
8.8 bcdefg - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.5 abcdefhij - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 deghik - Nonfiction Texts
8.1 - Interviewing Techniques
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language

Unit 2: Poetry/Descriptive
8.7 - Narration, Exposition, Persuasion, and Informational
8.8 - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.5 bijk - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 bfhij - Nonfiction Texts
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 3: Information/Research
8.9 abcdg - Research Product
8.5 befgij - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 efikl - Nonfiction Texts
8.3 - Media Messages
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language

Unit 4: Research
8.7 - Narration, Exposition, Persuasion, and Informational
8.8 - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.9 - Research Product
8.5 befgij - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 cdjk - Nonfiction Texts
8.3 - Media Messages
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language

Unit 5: Persuasion
8.7 - Narration, Exposition, Persuasion, and Informational
8.8 - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.9 - Research Product
8.5 ghk - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 efgij - Nonfiction Texts

Unit 6: SOL Review/Re-teach/Remediation

WRITING SOL - MARCH

Unit 7: Purpose/Viewpoint
8.7 - Narration, Exposition, Persuasion, and Informational
8.8 - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.5 ghj - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 cdgi - Nonfiction Texts
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language

Unit 8: Author’s Purpose
8.7 - Narration, Exposition, Persuasion, and Informational
8.8 - Grammar, Capitalization, Spelling, Punctuation, Sentence Structure, and Paragraphing
8.5 cdefgij - Fictional Texts, Narrative Nonfiction, and Poetry
8.6 dh - Nonfiction Texts
8.4 - Word Origins, Analogies, and Figurative Language

Unit 9: SOL Review/Re-teach/Remediation
8.2 - Oral Presentations

READING SOL - MAY

44 Days 35 Days 58 Days 43 Days
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