Quarter 3, Week 7

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #2/20/2018-2/23/2018
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank’s Legacy, Literary Analysis
Standard(s) Taught

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

LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea

LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone

LAFS.8.W.1.1a-e Write arguments to support claims

LAFS.8.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing

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

LAFS.8.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

To review essay structure for FSA

To select relevant evidence in a text

To plan literary analysis essay to include claim, reasons, and evidence

To write an effective literary analysis introduction

To develop independent reading skills; make connections between texts

Classroom Activities

Power writing bell ringers to increase writing speed

Review of essay structure and sentence starters

Blended Learning station rotations

Planning Anne Frank essay

Performance assessment book: Literary Analysis unit with a partner

My.hrw.com Interactive Writing lessons:‘Writing Informative Texts’

Writing a literary analysis introduction: read model, create toolkit, shared writing, independent writing

Literature Circles Week 7

Period 2: ThinkCERCA informative essay with teacher support

Assignments Due

Anne Frank essay planning sheet

Anne Frank essay introduction

Literature circle packet, role 7

Additional Resources

Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play and ‘There But for the Grace’ poem

Literary analysis essay model

Power Point


My.hrw.com interactive writing lessons

essay planning sheet