Q1W4, 09/21/2020, Innovative Adv ELA **MANGO JOURNALS**

2020 The House on Mango Street Double Entry Journal

The House on Mango Street

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #09/21/2020
Unit of InstructionThe House on Mango Street/Argument Writing
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.
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.
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.
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.
Organize ideas in an argument
Support a claim with logical evidence
Use transition words to make an argument clear
Write a well-developed argument

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text.
Students will be able to identify and analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Students will be able to determine the meanings of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.
Students will be able to analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Students will be able to compare and contrast two texts.
Students will be able to trace and evaluate arguments and evaluate supporting evidence to determine whether the evidence is relevant or irrelevant.

Classroom Activities

Begin reading “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros
Teacher-led discussions on “The House on Mango Street”
2020 The House on Mango Street Double Entry Journal 11 Entries:
1. The House on Mango Street
2. Hairs
3. Boys and Girls
4. My Name
5. Cathy Queen of Cats
6. Our Good Day
7. Laughter
8. Gil’s Furniture Bought & Sold
9. Meme Ortiz
10. Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin
11. Marin
DEAR time (independent reading)
ReadyFlorida lesson and quiz (workbook)
iReady diagnostic (finish)
Writing Instruction – Text marking strategies

Assignments Due

Edgenuity: Writing an Effective Argument
ReadyFlorida Quiz: Citing Evidence to Support Inferences

Late Assignments:
iReady Diagnostic
Edgenuity Writing Diagnostic
Where I’m From Poem

Additional Resources