|Unit of Instruction||Quarter 2, Week 1|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate.
Students will draw evidence from informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Students will read about the debate of fidget spinners in schools.
Students will identify which argument is more sound.
Students will identify the claim and supporting evidence in each argument. Students will read and code additional sources for evidence to support their own claim.
Review FSA argument models to evaluate an argument, identify a claim and supporting evidence, and review the structure of an essay.
Students will write their own argument on fidget spinners using additional sources.
Review DIA test items using numbered heads together to practice test taking strategies.