Q3W1, January 26-29

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #1
Unit of InstructionMove Toward Freedom
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.RI.8.1.1 Cite textual evidence
LAFS.RI.8.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections.
LAFS.RI.8.2.4 Determine the meanings of words; analyze the impact of word choices.
LAFS.RI.8.2.5 Analyze structure.
LAFS.RI.8.2.6 Determine author’s point of view or purpose.
LAFS.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant details.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can analyze an autobiography and explain the author’s purpose.
I can analyze the structure of an informative text.
I can determine the meanings of words and the impact of word choices.

Classroom Activities

Bell ringers and free writes
Read from “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave”
Complete Analyzing the Text questions
Write a literary analysis in response to the Autobiography by Frederick Douglass
Independent silent reading or iReady
Writing instruction: evidence and elaboration
Literature Circles Week 1

Assignments Due

Holocaust research essay and exhibit
Analyzing the test questions

Additional Resources

Collections textbook
Google Classroom