March 6-10 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Monday
    • Students will continue to analyze the debate article, “You Won’t Find Her on Spotify.”
    • They will determine supporting details for both sides of the debate.
    • They will complete “Central Idea and Details” practice and 6 multiple choice questions.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will participate in Read Across America by having a guest reader today in class!
      • first period:  Mr. Lucas Maxwell’s class Surrey, UK (via Skype)
      • third period:  Mr. Gilbert
      • sixth period:  Cindy Coones
    • Students will self-check their article analysis using an Edmodo quiz.
    • I will go over any missed questions using the quiz results.
  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
    • Students will take a persuasive text tests.

English

  • Students will write an Argument Essay over the debate of their choice.
    • First, they will read the debate.
    • They will develop their argument using the “Write an Argument Essay” outline.
    • Then they will write a rough draft.
    • Last, they will publish the work to peg to revise.

February 27- March 3 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Monday
    • Students will continue analyzing debate of their choice with a partner.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will share out their findings to the class. They will explain the claim, support, counter argument, rebuttal and faulty reasoning.
    • Other groups will question their findings.
  • Wednesday
    • Students will complete faulty reasoning worksheet.
  • Thursday
    • Students will complete persuasive text analysis independently.
  • Friday
    • Students will take persuasive text quiz.
      • They will need to be able to use the definitions and examples from this week’s work.

English

  • This week students will complete editing and revising their expository essay.
  • Students will share them out to their class and publish them to their blog.

February 21-25 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Tuesday
    • Students will make inferences using text evidence over the drama, “War of the Worlds.”
  • Wednesday and Thursday
    • Students will read two sides to the argument, “Should Balloons be Banned.”
    • Students will analyze each argument to determine the claim, supporting evidence, counterargument, rebuttal and faulty reasoning with teacher guidance.
  • Friday
    • Students will work with a partner to analyze Scope debate topic of their choice to determine claim, supporting details, counterargument, rebuttal, and faulty reasoning. Students will complete the “Comparing and Contrasting Persuasive Texts” graphic organizer.

English

  • This week students will learn how to elaborate expository essays and create reflective conclusions.
  • Students will complete “Expository Essay Planning Sheet” and type their essay in Google Docs.
  • Students will publish essay to PEG Writing and make recommended revisions.