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8th Grade Historical Literacy Unit Plans
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8th Grade Historical Literacy consists of two 43 minute class periods. Writing is one 43 minute block and reading is another. The teacher has picked themes based on social studies standards, and a read-aloud novel based on social studies serves as the mentor text for writing and reading skills. More social studies content is addressed in reading through teaching nonfiction reading skills and discussion.
Standards reflect CCSS ELA, Reading, and Social Studies Standards.

Subject:
English Language Arts
History
Material Type:
Full Course
Date Added:
04/15/2019
Cultivating Washington: The History of Our State's Food, Land, and People
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The Cultivating Washington curriculum is intended to be a go-to resource for Washington state middle school educators seeking student-centered instructional materials that make learning about the history of the Pacific Northwest more relevant and meaningful for students.In addition, it is a resource for agricultural education teachers, parents, and community members interested in helping students discover the history and development of agriculture in the state of Washington.

Subject:
Agriculture
Career and Technical Education
Cultural Geography
Economics
Political Science
Social Science
U.S. History
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Lesson Plan
Module
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Barbara Soots
Washington OSPI OER Project
Jerry Price
Date Added:
09/02/2020
Grade 8 Does Speech Matter Lesson #1: Booker T. Washington Autobiography (MDK12 Remix)
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This multiple day lesson focuses on Booker T. Washington’s life as a slave and as a free man trying to receive an education.  Students will read chapters 1-4 of the text to gain an understanding of the obstacles that Booker T. Washington encountered and what motivated him to pursue his education.  Students will identify the central ideas in the text and participate in a discussion which will inform their routine writing. Image source: "Bookert T Washington" by Harris & Ewing from the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog, Library of Congress.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laura Knapp
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
06/26/2018
Grade 8 Does Speech Matter Lesson #4 Argumentative Speech Remix
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This lesson is intended to be taught over multiple days, focusing on Chapter XIII: Two Thousand Miles for A Five-Minute Speech from Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington.  The students will also complete a close read of The Atlanta Exposition Address by Booker T. Washington.  Through the two texts, students will read about the events that led Booker T. Washington to deliver a speech at the Atlanta Exposition.  Students will write and deliver their own speech, supporting their arguments with claims and evidence. Image source: "Booker T. Washington" by skeeze on Pixabay.com

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laura Knapp
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
06/27/2018
Grade 8 Does Speech Matter Lesson Plan 2 Video Comparison Remix
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This lesson spans multiple days. Students will watch three videos about Booker T. Washington in order to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using a video to present information on Booker T. Washington.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laura Knapp
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
08/03/2018
Grade 8 Does Speech Matter Lesson Seed 1 President Obama Speech (MDK12 Remix)
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This lesson seed involves students analyzing President Obam's back to school speech.  In reading the transcript of the speech, students will identify claims and the evidence supporting their claims.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laura Knapp
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
08/03/2018
Grade 8 Does Speech Matter Lesson Seed 3 Comparison
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In ths lesson seed, students will compare a poem and a text about Booker T. Washington.  Students will identify the central idea and supporting evidence in each text. 

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Laura Knapp
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
08/03/2018
PEI SOLS MS Food Waste
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Food waste is a major contributor to greenhouse gas. Wasted food and the resources to produce that food are responsible for approximately 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions. In this storyline, students learn about the resources required to produce food through following the carbon cycle and discover how food waste contributes to climate change. They will also learn the farm to table transport chain as well as how to conduct a food waste audit. Finally, the students will research solutions to the problem of food waste that can be applicable to their own lives, their school, and their community. 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Pacific Education Institute
Date Added:
06/16/2020
PEI SOLS Middle School Coastal Hazards: Sea Level Rise
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Sea level is rising due to climate changes that result from increased emissions of greenhouse gases. In this storyline, students will explore mechanisms of sea level rise and the impacts on Indigenous peoples along with other groups such as urban communities. Natural hazards such as erosion, storm surges, and flooding are intensified by sea level rise. The effects on natural resources, the economies built from those natural resources, and land usage in general can be predicted by utilizing current and historical data.

Subject:
Engineering
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Pacific Education Institute
Date Added:
06/15/2021
Should we remove the Electron Dam?
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 This inquiry unit leads students through the different perspectives behind a decision to have a dam removed. This unit looks at similar Washington state dam removal decisions as well as the complex issue of having the Election dam removed near Puyallup, WA. Students will be introduced to the stories and traditional ways of knowing about salmon that the Puyallup Tribe has built their culture upon. Then they will explore the science behind hydroelectricity and build models to discover how carbon neutral energy is gathered through hydro dams. This inquiry unit ends with students researching different perspectives surrounding the current (2021) decision to remove the Electron dam including: the Tribe’s Fishery department, the ecosystem, the city council, the fishermen and the hydro-electrical company who currently owns the dam. With their research, students will do a socratic seminar to mimic the court case lawsuit that is ongoing against the Electron Dam. 

Subject:
Hydrology
U.S. History
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Elsie Mitchell
Date Added:
06/11/2021
Using a Preview Checklist with Informational Text
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In this lessons students identify information from text using titles, subtitles, diagrams, charts, graphs, maps, photographs, illustrations, and captions by using a preview checklist.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
08/12/2013
War of Words Lesson 1 (MDK12 Remix)
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Lesson OverviewThis is a close reading lesson of “Little Things Are Big” by Jesús Colón . This text was featured in a newspaper column written in the 1950s.  The essay is an introduction to the concepts of conflict in literature.Lesson FocusHow do the perceptions we have of ourselves and of others create conflicts?Student OutcomesStudents will be able to determine how the conflict in “Little Things Are Big” was influenced by outward (physical) identifiers as well as infer how the conflict may have been different if the main character would have made a different choice.  Image source: "Menschen, Offentliche..." by Tim Savage on Pexels.com.

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Literature
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jessica Wlotzka
MSDE Admin
Kathleen Maher-Baker
Date Added:
06/26/2018
War of Words lesson 3 Remix
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 "Homeless," by Anna Quindlen, allows the student to understand homelessness as it affects many people on a broader scale. She emphasizes the individuality of homelessness, the fact that they not only lack possessions but have no place to keep them."The First" (also titled "Eviction") is a short poem by Lucille Clifton that provides the opportunity to compare and contrast the approach to the same issue through another genre.Final Assessment: How do Anna Quindlen and Lucille Clifton use language to convince the reader that their arguments have value? (focus on use of specific language, word choice, mood, tone, etc.)

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jessica Wlotzka
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Wildfires of Central Washington Inquiry Lesson Plan
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Students will be exploring the idea of ecosystems and wildfires. They will become familiar with what an ecosystem is and how to keep them healthy. Students will also see the positive and negative effects of wildfires on ecosystems. Also how wildfires influence the local government and federal government when it comes to land management.

Subject:
Life Science
U.S. History
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Amanda Jenkins
Date Added:
06/11/2021