Q3W3, 01/20/2020

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #01/20/2020
Unit of InstructionInformative Writing/VLT/The Legacy of Anne Frank
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RI.1.2 Determine central idea and supporting ideas

LAFS.8.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory text to examine a topic

LAFS.8.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects

LAFS.8.W.3.8 Gather information from multiple print and digital sources

LAFS.8.W.3.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research

LAFS.8.L.3.6 Acquire and use general academic and domain-specific words and phrases

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To write effective body paragraphs
  • To introduce quotes and cite evidence
  • To use connectives and transition between ideas
  • To structure a paragraph with topic sentences
  • To summarize/paraphrase information effectively as well as use quotes
  • To write an effective conclusion
  • To proofread a final draft of an essay

To evaluate an essay using rubric criteria

Classroom Activities

Silent Reading

Independent writing editing stations

Informative VLT

Mind Mapping- the Holocaust

Holocaust Novels– Literature Circles Week 1

Assignments Due

Informative VLT

Literature Circles Packet- Role 1

Additional Resources

Power Point

TPT essay editing stations

VPortal for typing and submitting essay

Frontline Documentary “The Last Survivors”

Holocaust Novels (Night, The Diary of a Young Girl, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Book Theif)