Q1W9, 10/26/2020

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #10/26/2020
Unit of InstructionArgument Writing/Anne Frank's Legacy
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

Bell Ringers: Free writes/Argument Writing Tasks
Argument Writing – T-Charts, Outlining, Elaborating on Evidence and Main Idea, and Integrating Counter Arguments
Intro to the Holocaust
Holocaust Film
DEAR time (independent reading)
Argument Writing – Revising the Outline
Outline Student choice essays
Write student choice essays

Assignments Due

Student Choice Essay (Summative)

Past Due:
The House on Mango Street Double-Entry Journals (Summative)
Quarter 1 Book Projects (Summative)

Additional Resources