Q3W9, 03/02/2020

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #03/02/2020
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence that supports inferences

LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.

LAFS.8.RI.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas.

LAFS.8.RI.2.5 Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.

LAFS.8.RI.2.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text

LAFS.8.RI.3.8 Delineate and evaluate argument and specific claims in a text.

8.SL.1.1a Come to discussions prepared

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can determine the central idea of a text

I can analyze the structure of individual paragraphs in an informational text.

I can determine the function of particular sentences within a paragraph in developing a key concept about a topic in informational text.

I can determine an author’s point of view

I can cite strong textual evidence

I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in the text

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Free write, analyze dialogue

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Act 2 Quiz

Read and discuss Elie Wiesel’s speech, “After Auschwitz”

Identify persuasive writing techniques/Rhetorical devices in “After Auschwitz”

Independent Reading

ReadyFlorida Lesson – Determining Point of View



Rotational Learning Stations

Literature Circles Week 7

“After Auschwitz” quiz

Assignments Due

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Act 2 quiz

“After Auschwitz” CER paragraph 

“After Auschwitz” quiz

Quarter 3 Book Project

ReadyFlorida Quiz

Newsela Quizzes

Additional Resources



Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play

Collections textbook, ‘After Auschwitz’ speech