– Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and the development of the ideas.
– Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
– Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
– Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
– Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
– Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
Monday, September 4 – No School
Tuesday, September 5 – ThinkCERCA Writing Assessment (Moved from week 3.)
Wednesday, September 6 – Florida Collections – “Why Exploring the Ocean is Mankind’s Next Giant Leap.” (Moved from week 3.) Greek & Latin Affixes and Roots- Practice
Thursday, September 7 – Florida Collections – “The Triangle Factory Fire.”
Friday, September 8 – Florida Collections – “Uprising.”