Q2, W5

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #11/13/2018-11/16/2018
Unit of InstructionApproaching Adulthood and Argument VLT
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence

LAFS.8.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

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

LAFS.8.RI.1.3 Analyze how an idea is introduced and elaborated

LAFS.8.RI.2.6 Determine an author’s point of view and how it is conveyed

LAFS.8.RI.3.8 Trace and evaluate an argument

LAFS.8.RI.3.9 Compare and contrast texts

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To complete argument essay VLT on Child Labor
  • To trace and evaluate arguments
  • To evaluate supporting evidence to determine whether the evidence is relevant or irrelevant
  • To compare/contrast argument texts
  • To determine main ideas
  • To identify claims and counterclaims
Classroom Activities

Argument writing VLT: Child Labor

‘When Do Kids Become Adults’ charts, discussion, and quiz

Silent Reading

Bell Ringers: Grammar and vocabulary

Assignments Due

VLT Argument Essay: Child Labor

‘When Do Kids Become Adults’ Quiz

Additional Resources

Power Point

Performance Assessment books: VLT, Child Labor texts and Prompt

Collections textbook: ‘When Do Kids Become Adults’