Q3, W10

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #3/11/2019-3/14/2019
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

8.RI.1.1 Cite text evidence to support analysis.

8.RI.1.2 Determine central idea

8.RI.2.4 Analyze impact of word choices

8.RI.2.5 Analyze structure

8.RI.2.6 Determine author’s point of view

8.RI.3.8 Delineate and evaluate an argument

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Identify persuasive techniques and rhetorical devices in a speech
  • Cite strong textual evidence to support inferences
  • Determine the effect of specific words and phrases as used in the text
  • To determine author’s purpose
  • To reflect on important historical events
Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Defending positions on thought-provoking questions

Background information on Elie Wiesel and Auschwitz

Holocaust Literature Circles, role 7

Listen to Elie Wiesel’s ‘After Auschwitz’ speech and analyze rhetorical devices

Create a remembrance poster for a Holocaust exhibit based on Elie Wiesel’s speech

Watch ‘One Survivor Remembers’ documentary and discuss lessons

iReady lessons

Assignments Due

Summative Quarterly Book Project

Cornell Notes: Rhetorical devices sheet

Remembrance poster

Additional Resources