Q1W7, October 12 – 16

HouseOnMango

2020 The House on Mango Street Double Entry Journal

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #7
Unit of InstructionArgument Writing and Unit Test
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.RI.3.9 I can analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts differ on matters of fact or opinion.
LAFS.8.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research
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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text.
• Students will be able to identify and analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
• Students will be able to determine the meanings of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.
• Students will be able to analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
• Students will be able to compare and contrast two texts.
• Students will be able to trace and evaluate arguments and evaluate supporting evidence to determine whether the evidence is relevant or irrelevant.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Free writes/vocabulary
Finish reading “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros
Double Entry Journal- personal reflections for “The House on Mango Street”
Finish Nexflix documentary, “The Social Dilemma” and argument mapping outline
Reading Standards Review for Unit Test
DEAR time (independent reading)
Writing Instruction – Text Mapping and outlining
Test taking strategies – Breaking down the question
Unit Test – Approaching Adulthood (Collections Textbook)

Assignments Due

The Social Dilemma Argument Mapping Outline
Unit test

Additional Resources

Netflix
PowerPoint
Collections Textbook
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Netflix
*Accommodations:
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.