W5,Q1 – 09/12/22

Writing Outline Format

TeacherHaley Taylor
Subject AreaAdvanced ELA
Grade Level6th, 7th, and 8th
Week #5
Unit of InstructionInformational and Argumentative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

6th Grade:

  • R.2.1 – Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey meaning in texts.
  • R.2.2 – Analyze the central idea(s), implied or explicit, and its development throughout a text.
  • C.1.4 – Write expository texts to explain and/or analyze information from multiple sources, using a logical organizational structure, relevant elaboration, and varied transitions.

7th Grade:

  • R.1.2 – Compare two or more themes and their development throughout a literary text.
  • R.2.1 – Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey a purpose in texts.
  • R.3.3 – Compare and contrast how authors with differing perspectives address the same or related topics or themes.
  • C.1.4 – Write expository texts to explain and analyze information from multiple sources, using relevant supporting details and a logical organizational pattern.
  • C.1.5 – Improve writing by planning, revising, and editing, considering feedback from adults and peers.

8th Grade:

  • R.2.1 – Analyze how individual text sections and/or features convey a purpose and/or meaning in texts.
  • R.2.4 – Track the development of an argument, analyzing the types of reasoning used and their effectiveness, identifying ways in which the argument could be improved.
  • R.3.4 – Explain how an author uses rhetorical devices to support or advance an appeal.
  • C.4.1 – Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on multiple reliable and valid sources, and generating additional questions for further research.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

6th Grade:

  • Review and Analyze Figurative Language
  • Analyze Central Idea
  • Plan/Draft Expository/Informative Paragraphs

7th Grade:

  • Compare and Contrast Different Perspectives of Topics or Themes
  • Explain how Text Features and Sections Show a Purpose in a Text
  • Plan/Outline Expository/Informative Essay

8th Grade:

  • Review and Analyze how Text Features/Sections Convey Meaning in a Text
  • Review and Analyze Different Types of Reasoning Used in a Text
  • Review and Explain the Effectiveness of Different Types of Reasoning Used in an Argument
  • Conduct Research with Multiple Sources to Answer a Given Question/Prompt
Classroom Activities

6th Grade:

  • Continue Reading Urchin of the Riding Stars
  • Reading Journal Entry
  • DEAR Time
  • Figurative Language Summative
  • Plan/Outline Expository/Informative Paragraphs

7th Grade:

  • Continue Reading The Princess and the Goblin
  • Reading Journal Entry
  • DEAR Time
  • Compare/Contrast Practice and Review
  • Compare/Contrast Summative
  • Plan/Outline Expository/Informative Paragraphs

8th Grade:

  • Continue Reading Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Argument Reasoning Summative
  • DEAR Time, Reading Journal Entries
  • Introduction to Argumentative Writing
  • Argumentative Writing Research
  • Argumentative Writing Outline
Assignments Due

6th Grade:

  • Figurative Language Summative
  • Expository/Informational Paragraph Outline

7th Grade:

  • Two Theme Comparison
  • Compare/Contrast Summative

8th Grade:

  • Argument Reasoning Summative
  • Argumentative Writing Outline
Additional Resources

Quarter 1 Plans have been given to all students, and are located inside of their binders. If your student does not have their Quarter 1 Plan, or needs a new one, please just let me know. 

 

Remind Codes

  • 6th Grade: @3bhe4e3

  • 7th Grade: @4gdb6k

  • 8th Grade: @8d277c

Email

taylorh@ivyhawnschool.org

 

*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.