ELAR READING STRATEGIES PRE-AP ELAR
 1st 9 weeks:
  • grammar
  • prefixes
  • personal narrative writing
  • creative writing 
  •  plot
  • setting
  • conflict
  • characterization
  • reader's response
  • STAAR practice questions
 
  •  plot
  • setting
  • conflict
  • characterization
  • reader's response
  • STAAR practice questions
  • Novel: The Giver
 2nd 9 weeks:
  • grammar
  • suffixes
  • expository writing 
  • non-fiction structures
  • biography/autobiography
  • STAAR practice questions
  •  non-fiction
  • Novel: The Watson's Go to Birmingham
 3rd 9 weeks:
  • grammar
  • most commonly mispelled words
  • personal narrative/expository 
  • STAAR Editing and Revising Practice 
  •  figurative language
  • poetry
  • paired passages
  • theme
  • STAAR practice passages
  •  figurative language
  • poetry
  • Novel: The House on Mango Street
 4th 9 weeks:
  • grammar
  • most commonly mispelled words
  • research 
  •  historical fiction novel
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  •  Novel: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas