Q2W8, 01/11/2021, Innovative Adv ELA

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #01/11.2021
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

8.RI.1.1 Cite text evidence to support analysis
8.RI.1.2 Determine central Idea
8.RI.2.4 Analyze Impact of Word Choice
8.RI.2.5 Analyze structure
8.RI.2.6 Determine Author’s Point of View or Purpose
8.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas,
concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of
relevant content.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will cite text evidence to support analysis.
Student will determine the central idea of a text.
Students will analyze impact of word choice.
Students will analyze structure.
Students will determine author’s point of view or purpose.
Students will generate ideas and begin research for informative essay
Students will plan and write an informative essay.

Classroom Activities

Background Videos
Read speech by Elie Wiesel, “After Auschwitz.” (Canvas)
Choose your research sub-topic and generate TWO text structure options and gather FOUR reputable sources from your research. (Submit in Google Classroom)
EXTENSION: Auschwitz digital tour and questions
Review Analyzing the Text questions
“After Auschwitz” quiz (Canvas)
ReadyFlorida Language Lessons 11 and 14
Independent silent reading/iReady
Informational Text Structures Packet (formative): Complete the section for your selected structure
Draft Research Essay
Writing Workshop – revise Informative Research Essay

Assignments Due

“After Auschwitz” quiz (Reading Formative)
Writing workshop checklist (Language Arts Formative)
Informative Essay First Draft
Quarter 2 Independent Book Projects (Reading Summative)

Additional Resources

Collections Textbook