|Subject Area||English Language Arts/Reading|
|Unit of Instruction||Persuasion & Baseline Testing|
Visualize a historical person by using primary and secondary sources.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Baseline Reading and Writing Assessments: Strengths- Baseline assessments are given to assess a students knowledge on a subject prior to instruction. These assessments can be very informative and valuable in a teacher’s planning and implementation. By assessing your students’ prior knowledge teachers are able to compare results.
Students will evaluate the reasoning of an argument.
Monday, September 14th & Tuesday, September 15th – Baseline Writing Assessment (Link to lesson and readings provided above.) Students will write a baseline argumentative essay. (Diagnostic.) Students will have one class period to produce their best piece of writing. Show me what you know! Please type the essay on Word in Vportal. You will then SHARE your essay with me by clicking the SHARE tab and sending it to: HLBaker@volusia.k12.fl.us
Monday – Submit your baseline writing assessment. Please send whatever you finished during class. Please do not extend the time.