Q2W02 – October 21-25

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level6
Week #2
Unit of InstructionCurriculum Focus: Argument Texts
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target

Students will trace an argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)

Students will evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)

Learning Criteria

Students will:

  • Trace or evaluate the argument or claims in a section of the text and/or throughout their research
  • Distinguish arguments or claims that are supported with evidence from those that are not.
Classroom Activities
  • Complete student speeches
  • Tech Tuesday: iReady, IXL, ThinkCERCA ***ALL students MUST have wired earbuds/headphones*** IXL lessons JJ.3 & II.1
  • Ready Florida workbook: Lesson 18 – Evaluating an Argument
  • Volusia Literacy Test (VLT – District writing assessment)
Assignments Due
  • Speech written in essay format (summative) due 10/17 *last week*
  • All speeches completed by October 21 (formative)
  • iReady weekly grade due by October 24 (formative)
  • IXL & ThinkCERCA due by October 27 (formatives)
  • VLT due on October 28 (summative)
Additional Resources


ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan  

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.

Remind Codes:

1st and 5th period:  @h2dfgg

3rd and 7th period:  @4ke2d3

4th and 8th period:  @7e8g3