Q1W2, 09/08/2020, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #09/08/2020
Unit of InstructionArgument Writing Diagnostic, Everyday Heroes
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
LAFS.8.W.1.1a Introduce claim, distinguish from opposing claim, organize reasons and evidence logically
LAFS.8.W.1.1b Support claim with logical reasoning and relevant evidence
LAFS.8.W.1.1c Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion
LAFS.8.W.1.1d Establish and maintain formal style
LAFS.8.W.1.1e Provide concluding section that follows from and supports the argument presented
LAFS.8.W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.8.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Classroom Activities


Edgenuity: Writing and Argument Essay about Education
D.E.A.R. Time (Independent Reading– 8th grade book of choice)
Small Group Instruction Thursday and Friday


Assignments Due

Edgenuity: Writing and Argument Essay about Education
Where I’m From Poem

Past Due:
Everyday Heroes
Voice and Characters in Raymond’s Run
Writing about Theme in Fiction and citing evidence
Reading Placement Exam

Additional Resources