Thank you for visiting my blog and welcome to the 4th quarter. The school year is gradually coming to an end.
This is the class assignment for the next two weeks.
System 44 & Read 180: We shall continue to work on Workshop 4 “Stolen Childhood” We shall read all the comprehension articles as we focus on Identifying the main ideas in a text, citing evidence after reading a text, summarization, answering who, what, where, when, why, & how.
Academic Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Thesaurus, Connotation, & Context.
The small group class will also review pronoun, Singular & Plural (Subject, Object, and Possessive)
They will also learn the rules of capitalization.
We shall continue with our Quick Write every Fridays.
The lesson focused for Writing will be on Argumentative Writing & Persuasive (Writing & Speech)
Students will be provided with a writing prompt directly from the textbook (SpringBoard).
Students will work in groups to brianstorm roles with a partner. Students will be allowed to use Tree map during the prewriting process. They will state their opinion, then provide reasons to support the opinion, and finally a conclusion.
Students will tell their opinion about a topic, then provide three reasons that support the opinion.
Students will complete Activity 2:11 on page 145 SpringBoard. They will read and analyze part of an eighth-grader’s argumentative essay “Private Eyes” they will then work from the text as they begin to construct an argument.
The prompts are on page 147 SpringBoard.
Students will then learn about persuasive appeals. (Logos, Pathos, & Ethos) they will work in a writers workshop in class to identify Persuasive appeals. They will create a visual of each types of appeal and clue it to their notebooks.
Teacher will introduce the strategy: Debate on page 148.
Students will be provided with Sentence Starters: I agree with your point:
I disagree with your point:
Students will complete activity 2:13 logical reasoning. They will complete an Online Article.
They will be giving a Writing to Source: Argument to complete for a grade Page 154.
Students will complete a debate in class before the Spring Break.
Students will Unit 2 with Embedded Assessment 2
Writing an Argumentative Essay:
Assignment: Write an argumentative essay in which you convince an audience to support your claim about a debatable idea. Students will be allowed research time and experiences or observations to support their arguments. (page 171) SpringBoard.
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