Q1W8, 10/19/2020, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #10/19/2020
Unit of InstructionArgument Writing
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.1.2a-f: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content
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

• 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.
• Students will be able to write arguments to supports claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Classroom Activities

Monday-Wednesday: Complete CANVAS module on Argument Writing. This includes completing an essay in Edgenuity (Language Arts)
To access your Canvas courses: log into Vportal and select the Canvas tile. Language Arts should be listed as one of your courses.

Assignments Due

The House on Mango Street Journal (Summative) Due MONDAY
Canvas Module/Edgenuity Argument Essay Due THURSDAY
First Quarter Book Project DUE FRIDAY

L.A. Extra Credit (Personal Vignette in the Style of Cisneros)

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