Q2W9, January 19-22

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #9
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy and Informative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.8.RL.1.3: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama
propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision
LAFS.8.RL.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
LAFS.8.RL.2.6: Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader create such effects as suspense or humor.
LAFS.8.L.1.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and
usage when writing or speaking.
LAFS.8.L.1.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing.
LAFS.8.L.3.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or
phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range
of strategies.
LAFS.8.L.3.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and
nuances in word meanings.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will revise and improve their informative essays.
Students will plan and design a class exhibit.
Students will review for Unit 5 test.
Students will be assessed on their learning.

Classroom Activities

Students will complete the Anne Frank’s Legacy (Unit 5) Standards Review Module in Canvas.
Students will plan and design their class Holocaust Research Display
DEAR time or iReady (Students needing iReady must have 3 passed assignments by Friday)
Students will install their class Holocaust Research exhibit.
Unit 5 Test
Auschwitz Digital Tour and Questions

Assignments Due

Holocaust Research Essay (Final draft)
Unit 5 Test
iReady – Students needing iReady must have 3 passed assignments by Friday

Overdue Assignments
Quarter 2 Book Projects

Additional Resources

Google Classroom
Collections Textbook