Q1 – Week 2: September 8-11, 2020 (Innovative Students)

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #2
Unit of InstructionVisions of the Past and Future
Standard(s) Taught

Combining Sources to Understand the Life of Abraham Lincoln.
Recognize humor in a text.
Support understanding of a text by using a web resource.
Visualize a historical person by using primary and secondary sources.
Persuasion in Susan B. Anthony’s “On Women’s Right to Vote.”
Assess the author’s tone.
Determine the purpose of a persuasive speech.
Recognize evidence in an argument.
Argumentation in “The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes.”
Distinguish fact from opinion.
Evaluate the reasoning of an argument.
Recognize the purpose of questioning.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

1. Assess the author’s tone.
2. Determine the purpose of a persuasive speech.
3. Recognize evidence in an argument.
4. Evaluate the reasoning of an argument.
5. Distinguish fact from opinion.
6. Recognize the purpose of questioning.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 7th – Labor Day
Tuesday, September 8th – Finish “I Hear America Singing.” (If you didn’t have access last week.)
Combining Sources to Understand the Life of Abraham Lincoln.
Wednesday, September 9th – Period 1 = Key Vocabulary in The Call of the Wild. Look up definition and write sentences for the following words:
Eloquent
Metamorphosed
Treachery
Impartial
Imperious
Conciliated
Conveyance
Type on Word in Vportal and submit to: HLBaker@volusia.k12.fl.us
Period 5 = The Call of the Wild
Thursday, September 10th – Persuasion in Susan B Anthony’s “On Women’s Right to vote.”
Friday, September 11th – Argumentation in “The Girl who Silenced the World for Five Minutes.”

Assignments Due

Friday, September 11th:
All quizzes and assignments associated with each Edgenuity lesson.
Vocabulary sentences.

Additional Resources

Full text: The Call of the Wild

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/215/215-h/215-h.htm