Q1: Week 8: September 30 – October 4, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #8
Unit of InstructionArgumentative Writing
Standard(s) Taught
LAFS.7.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
LAFS.7.W.1.1a – Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

LAFS.7.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.7.W.2.5 – 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.
LAFS.7.RI.3.8: 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.
LAFS.7.SL.1.3: Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
LAFS.7.L.1.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.



Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
 – Students will create an argumentative essay outline. 
 – Students will learn how to formulate an effective argument.
 – Students will engage in critical thinking skills.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 30th – Finish Research and Outline of Argumentative Essay
Tuesday, October 1st – Begin 1st Draft of Argumentative Essay
Wednesday, October 2nd –  Periods 1, 2, & 3 = Continue 1st Draft of Argumentative Essay  Periods 5, 6, & 7 = Novel Study
Thursday, October 3rd – Language Conventions:  Capitalization – Pgs. 192 & 282.  IXL:  PP:  1 & 2 and iReady
Friday, October 4th – Finalize Argumentative Essay

Assignments Due

Friday, October 4th:
IXL assignments
Florida Ready Workbook
Journal Check
Florida Collections Capitalization
Take Literary Devices Quiz

Additional Resources

Quiz on the following literary devices: