– Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
– With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
– Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences. – Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.
– Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
– Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
– Students will provide the meaning of words and/or phrases as they are used in a text., including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
– Students will support claims with evidence.
– Students will plan, write, and revise argument writing samples.
– Students will demonstrate proper use of phrases, clauses, modifiers, roots, and literary devices.
Monday, September 24 – PPT Context Clues
Characteristics of Good Writing:
Development of Ideas, Organization, Evidence, Language & Style, Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation.
Tuesday, September 25 – PPT Greek & Latin Roots
Organizing the Argument Essay
Argument Essay Samples
Argument Essay Scramble Challenge
Wednesday, September 26 –
Periods 1, 2, & 3 – Choosing a Topic & Finding Reliable Sources
Periods 5, 6, & 7 – Novel Study
Thursday, September 27 – Rotation Stations:
Outlining an Argument Essay
Level 2 – Greek & Latin Roots
I Ready or IXL
Friday, September 28 – Organization and Planning of Argument Essay
Period 3/6 – Finish Rotation Stations