Q1- Week 9: October 26-30


TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #9
Unit of InstructionArgumentative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
LAFS.7.W.1.1a – Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b – Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
LAFS.7.W.2.5 – With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
LAFS.7.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
LAFS.7.SL.1.3: Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
LAFS.7.L.1.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
– Students will write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
– Students will produce clear and coherent writing that is appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
– Students will explain what it means to write a coherent argument essay with appropriate structure and relevant evidence.
– Student will write an argumentative essay.

Classroom Activities

Monday, October 26: Ready Florida LAFS pgs 190-193 (unit test)
Tuesday, October 27: Outline Argumentative Essay
Wednesday, October 28: Periods 1,2, and 4: Outline Argumentative Essay
Periods 5,6, and 8: Read Novel of your Choice
Thursday, October 29: Type Argument Essay
Friday, October 30: Finish Argumentative Essay
Spelling Quiz (formative)

Assignments Due

Friday, October 30th:
IXL & Argumentative Paper. (Share from Vportal to: LJRauler@volusia.k12.fl.us)

Their, THey’re, & There

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