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COMMITTE MEMBERS: SUSAN EINHART, DANIELLE MAMMOLITO The curriculum for the Self-Contained English 8 program exposes students to the general education curriculum. This Self-Contained curriculum, will therefore, address the NYS learning standareds for ELA. The following units are to be included in the curriculum: Grammer, Usage Mechanics, Literature (short stories and non-fiction selected fro Language of Literature text), Drama ("The Diary of Anne Frank", in conjunction with the film), Poetry, Novels, Composition, Vocabulary, and Spelling.


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  • Education > Accessibility/Special Education
  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Special Education




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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2010-11-28.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This large resource has six parts or children. It begins with 8 units of Words and Definitions for 7th graders. A template is included for a lesson plan that includes: desired results, assessment evidence and a learning plan. A 22 page map is provided for ELA Humanities for grades 7 and 8, which is an entire curriculum for literacy instruction, including: titles to read, skills, assessments; mini lessons on specific strategies, modeling, guided practice, ideas for differentiation, and formative assessment. A 208 page document contains words with definitions, test questions, and modified test questions for words specific to: ELA, Social Studies, Math, and Science for grades 7 and 8. Another document of the Core Performance Indicators (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) common to all ELA standards is included. Lastly, a mission statement is included for the English self contained class.

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