Q2W1, November 2 – 6

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #1
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence that supports inferences
LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how dialogue or incidents in a drama propel the action, reveal character, or provoke a decision
LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
LAFS.8.RL.2.6 Analyze how differences in points of view create suspense

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will build background knowledge of the Holocaust
Students will analyze the key elements of a drama, including its structure, characters, stage directions, dialogue, and events
Students will cite strong textual evidence
Students will make inferences about character
Students will analyze how particular lines of dialogue propel the action and reveal aspects of a character
Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in the text

Classroom Activities

“The Diary of Anne Frank” play scenes 1-2 (Close Reader Workbooks)
Revising the Outline Argument Essays
Bell Ringers, mind mapping, free writes, building background for the Holocaust
Select new Quarter book project text
Complete standards tracker for quarter 1 assessments

Assignments Due

Revising the Outline (Language Arts formative)
Close Reader scenes 1-2 annotations, short response (Reading formative)

Additional Resources

8th Grade Close Reader

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP
504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan
ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre-teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.