ELA 8 Periods 5,6 and 7,8 Week 18

TeacherSarah VanWasshnova
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #18
Unit of InstructionCollections 2
Standard(s) Taught

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
LAFS.8.W.1.1a
Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.8.W.1.1b
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

LAFS.8.W.1.2c
Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Sentence combining strategies

Plot structure and the hero’s journey

Progress monitoring, Reading DIA test

Classroom Activities

openers: sentence combining strategies

Reading DIA test, online

Think CERCA “The Raven”   

Assignments Due

Reading DIA, Jan. 7

Think CERCA essay 1/16

Additional Resources