Broken Chain by Gary Soto

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"broken chain" by gary soto item analysis for all grade 7 standards: vocabulary, reading, writing, conventions item analysis for all grade 8 standards: vocabulary, reading, writing, conventions reading standard 1.0 --word analysis, fluency, and systematic vocabulary development vocabulary practice vocabulary quiz reading standard 2.0 -- focus on informational materials how to fix a broken chain rules of the road: bike safety tips reading standard 3.0 -- literary response and analysis quiz: "broken chain" through the text: story map, dialectical journals, focus questions, etc. writing standards 1.0 & 2.0 -- strategies and applications autobiography evaluation writing strategies standard 1.0 & language conventions standard 1.0 daily oral …show more content…
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Writing Styles Narrative: Story, Autobiographical, and/or Biographical Response to Literature Research Report Persuasive Summary

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WRITTEN AND ORAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVENTIONS
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Place modifiers properly and use the active voice. Identify and use infinitives and participles and make clear references between pronouns and antecedents. Identify all parts of speech and types and structure of sentences. Demonstrate the mechanics of writing [quotation marks, commas at end of dependent clauses] and appropriate English usage [pronoun reference]. Identify hyphens, dashes, brackets, and semicolons and use them correctly. Use correct capitalization. Spell derivatives correctly by applying the spellings of bases and affixes.

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ITEM ANALYSIS FOR “BROKEN CHAIN” GRADE 8 STANDARDS READING
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Vocabulary
Analyze idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes to infer the literal and figurative meanings of phrases. Understand the most important points in the history of English language and use common word origins to determine the historical influences on English word meanings. Use word meanings within the appropriate context and show ability to verify those meanings by definition, restatement, example, comparison, or
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