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  • - Read texts critically and analytically - Write in a way that that presents a critical analysis of text and draws important connections within and outside of the text - Utilize 21 st Century Skills that will help them develop both in English classes and in life
  • To examine important themes in the course texts To analyze important quotations from texts To connect the ideas within the texts to society and our personal lives To articulate arguments about the texts
  • In accordance with NJ State Education Requirements, it is my expectation that “All students will demonstrate the creative, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to function successfully as both global citizens and workers in diverse ethnic and organizational cultures.” - Life and Career Skills - Learning and Innovation Skills (4 C’s- Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity) - Information, Media, and Technology Skills - Core Subjects and 21 st Century Themes (themes like global awareness and civic literacy)
  • - The NJ educational standard for creativity and innovation within 21 st century skills states that “Students will assess data gathered to solve a problem for which there are varying perspectives (e.g., cross-cultural, gender-specific, generational), to determine how the data can best be used to design multiple solutions” ( )
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    • 1. Welcome to Eighth Grade English with Ms. Sikorski
    • 2. Your children will learn <ul><li>Critical Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
    • 3. We will read <ul><li>To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck </li></ul><ul><li>A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry </li></ul><ul><li>Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury </li></ul><ul><li>Other relevant books, plays, poems, and excerpts </li></ul>
    • 4. We will write <ul><li>To examine, analyze, make connections, and articulate sound arguments </li></ul>
    • 5. We will practice 21 st century skills: What are 21 st century skills?
    • 6. We will practice 21 st century skills: Creativity and Innovation <ul><li>We will explore literature written from varying perspectives in order to learn about different cultures and peoples </li></ul><ul><li>We will examine the social, political, and/or economic problems represented in literature </li></ul><ul><li>We will use literature to explore possible solutions to the world’s problems </li></ul>
    • 7. We will learn and have fun!
    • 8. Questions? Concerns? <ul><li>Phone: 555-555-5555 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul>