Week 3 Quarter 2 November 16 – 20, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level8
Week #12
Unit of InstructionArgumentative Essay, class novel The House on Mango Street, chapter book, iReady Florida
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the
text.
Level 2
LAFS.8.RL.1.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters,
setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Level 2
LAFS.8.RL.1.3: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Level 2
LAFS.8.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of
specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Level 3
LAFS.8.RL.2.5: Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.
Level 3
LAFS.8.RL.2.6: Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony)
create such effects as suspense or humor.
Level 2
LAFS.8.RL.3.7: Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the
choices made by the director or actors.
Level 3
LAFS.8.RL.3.9: Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious
works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will finish practice writing on Argumentative Essays.

Students will take the Argumentative VLT essay.

Students will continue to read, discuss, and be quizzed on The House on Mango Street.

 

Classroom Activities

Monday – Argumentative Writing

Tuesday – Argumentative Writing and The House on Mango Street

Wednesday – VLT

Thursday – VLT finish up, The House on Mango Street

Friday – Kahoot, The House on Mango Street

Assignments Due
  1. Watch videos on your own time.
  2. Work with Dr. Forney in argumentative writing
  3. Complete VLT writing diagnostic.
  4. Get a new chapter book by WEDNESDAY for independent reading.
  5. Work on Edgenuity Language Arts.
Additional Resources

Accommodations:

Read passages aloud, help correct words that were mispronounced, explain the meanings of words, offer different ways to express knowledge, stay after other students have left to work on assignments to work one-on-one with students or to answer their questions or solve problems for them, offer longer times to complete assignments, break learning into smaller chunks, play learning games that teach new information or reinforce information already taught, teach with pictures and videos to give students visual clues and experiences