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.
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
DEAR time (independent reading)
Argument Writing – Revising the Outline
Outline Student choice essays
Write student choice essays