Q1, W6

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #9/18/2018-9/21/2018
Unit of InstructionCulture and Belonging
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.SL.1.2 Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media

LAFS.8.RI.3.7 Determine the advantages and disadvantages of media

 

LAFS.8.RI.1.1 Cite textual evidence that supports inferences

LAFS.8.RI.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections

LAFS.8.RI.2.6 Determine an author’s point of view and purpose

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To determine filmmaker’s purpose and main ideas
  • To make connections between texts and film
  • To analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media
  • To choose relevant supporting evidence to support a claim
Classroom Activities

Watch ‘New Immigrants Share Their Stories’ documentary

Class discussion on film’s themes, students’ reactions, and documentary as a medium

Close Reader: Museum Indians

Rotation stations/Blended learning

A Place to Call Home questions and quiz

diagnostic makeups

The House on Mango Street double-entry journal

 

Assignments Due

A Place to Call Home quiz and questions

 

 

Additional Resources

Power Point

My.hrw.com for ‘New Immigrants Share Their Stories’ documentary

 

Collections: ‘A Place to Call Home’

iReady, ThinkCERCA, IXL, Newela.com