Quarter 2 Week 8 January 11 – 15, 2021

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level8
Week #8
Unit of InstructionTechnical, Connotative, and Figurative Language, reading a novel, Life before and during World War 2, Anne Frank
Standard(s) Taught

8.RI.1.1 Cite text evidence to support analysis
8.RI.1.2 Determine central Idea
8.RI.2.4 Analyze Impact of Word Choice
8.RI.2.5 Analyze structure
8.RI.2.6 Determine Author’s Point of View or Purpose
8.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas,
concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of
relevant content.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

We will participate in research.

We will research specific aspects of World War 2.

We will learn to write an informative essay.

We will critique and rewrite our essays.

We will read about Anne Frank.

Classroom Activities

Monday –  Discussion of World War 2 Research, Watch videos on your own time.

Tuesday – Start Reading Anne Frank, Discussion, Watch videos on your own time.

Wednesday – Independent Reading, Read Anne Frank.

Thursday – Finish Reading Anne Frank. Choose topic for WW2 research paper.

Friday – Work on research for WW2 research paper. 

Assignments Due
  1. Be on time, be prepared, bring materials you need with you to class.
  2. Participate in discussions and answer questions.
  3. Read along with us as we read Anne Frank aloud.
  4. Start your research on one aspect of World War 2.
  5. Write an informative essay on one aspect of World War 2.
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