English Language Arts Remote Learning Plans

Content experts at the Georgia Department of Education have developed Remote Learning Plans for teachers and parents. These Georgia Standards of Excellence-based plans were specifically designed for use during these uncertain times as support for school districts, administrators, teachers, and parents who are working tirelessly to provide students with quality content.

The plans are easy-to-use and include both “plugged and unplugged” activities. Check back for more Remote Learning Plans in each content area as they are updated weekly. 

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  • Kindergarten

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will develop phonological awareness. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn the steps of the writing process. Click to download. 

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  • 1st Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will participate in shared reading. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Using the mentor text Be Kind by Pat Zietow Miller, students will be introduced to the idea of acts of kindness and how that can positively benefit others. Click to download. 

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  • 2nd Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will participate in interactive read-alouds. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn about character development  and how characters show feelings in a story. Click to download. 

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  • 3rd Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: In this collection of learning plans, students will learn to ask and answer questions to understand a text, understand the difference between literal and non-literal language, understand important parts of a story and compare the stories, compare and contrast stories, write about similarities and differences in stories, understand questions with informational text, use academic language in science and social studies, understand the important details in informational text, compare and contrast details in two informational texts, and write about two informational texts. Click to download.

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn the art of opinion writing. Click to download learning planClick to download PowerPoint. 

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  • 4th Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn about details and examples in a story, language and stories, comparing and contrasting stories, writing about stories, details and examples from the text, academic and content language, compare and contrast informational text, the importance of language with informational text, and writing about informational text. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn the art of opinion writing. Click to download. 

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  • 5th Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn about details and quotes in a story, figurative language and stories, comparing and contrasting stories, stories and language, writing about stories, details and quotes from the text, language and informational text, comparing and contrasting informational text, language and informational text, and writing about informational texts. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn the art of opinion writing. Click to download. 

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  • 6th Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will use text evidence to support analysis and inferences in literary works. Students will learn about plot elements through short stories, including “Fish Cheeks” by Amy Tan & “Names/Nombres” by Julia Alvarez. Click to download. 

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn how to use poetry as a form of self-expression and social activism. Click to download. 

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  • 7th Grade

    Big Idea/Topics: Students will learn to use text evidence to support analysis and inferences in literary works. Students will learn about plot elements through short stories, including “Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes and “Amigo Brothers” by Piri Thomas. Click to download. 

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  • 8th Grade

    Big Idea/Topic: Students will learn about plot elements through short stories, including “7th Grade” by Gary Soto, “The Scholarship Jacket” by Martha Salinas, and “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros. Click to download. 

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