March. 2 - March. 6th lesson plans

2020 Rowan County Middle School Lesson Plan

Week of:

3/2/20 – 3/6/20

Teacher:

Ms. Regina M. Morrow

Subject: 8th Grade Writing

Argumentative Writing

(10 week unit )

PLAN:  (a)Goal Objective/(b)Learning Target –   (What do students need to learn)                                                                    

Standard being taught/assessed: PLAN:  (a)Goal Objective/(b)Learning Target –   (What do students need to learn)                                                                    

Standard being taught/assessed:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.1.a
Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

I can write the rough draft of my introduction and conclusion paragraphs*

*I can identify the elements of a main body paragraph*

I can explain how the use of PEEL can assist with the organization of my main body paragraphs*

I can construct the rough drafts of my main body paragraphs*

I can use FAPM to analyze a prompt when prewriting

I can research a topic and find relevant evidence to support

I can gather information from multiple sources/internet to support my claim

 Acronyms:

SMARTIES

FAPM

PEEL

FAPM

SMARTIES

Pre-Planned Questions: (2-3)

What does FAPM stand for?  Why is it beneficial when analyzing a prompt?

How does the acronym SMARTIES assist writers with including valid/relevant evidence in an essay?

What are the elements of an introduction and conclusion?

How does a good writer construct an effective introduction and conclusion paragraph?

How does using FAPM assist when prewriting?

*How does the acronym P.E.E.L assist with organization and structure of a main body paragraph?

*How does adding commentary assist with developing our explanation of evidence?

 

 

 

 

DO: Instructional activities each day (How will they learn it)

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Bell Ringer:  Compound vs. Complex sentences

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

*Review from Friday*

Bell work – Sentence types

SMARTIES review and activity

Compare and contrast OJ Simpson PEEL organizer with Lizzie Borden

Compare and Contrast the OJ Simpson essay vs Lizzie Borden

*4 square model*

Bell Ringer:  Compound vs. Complex sentences

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

Daily Review

*Quiz over advanced PEEL*

Continue practicing SMARTIES and advanced PEEL to construct main body paragraphs*

Bell Ringer: Compound vs. Complex sentences

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

FAPM practice** (timed)

Timed writing for stamina*

*4 square model*

Bell Ringer:  FAPM practice

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

Daily Review

*Review for weekly quiz on Friday*

Peer review activity – students will work with a partner to revise their paragraphs*

Bell Ringer

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

N/A

Quiz over advanced PEEL and SMARTIES

Continue working on revising main body paragraphs*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment(How Can We Measure That They’ve Learned It)

 

Quiz

Collaborative activities

Pre and Post test data – SMARTIES and PEEL

Guided notes

Partner activities – practice and peer review for effective feedback*

Counterclaim practice*

Interventions:  (What steps are in place if they haven’t learned it)

Based on assessment data - student specific.

Reteach the standard or target

Mini lessons

 

Specific Skills (non-negotiables) standard and student need specific

Vocabulary Focus/Word Wall

(Critical Vocabulary)

 

Argument, bias, rebuttal, counterclaim, claim, evidence, hook, background information, thesis statement, transitions, writing process, introduction, conclusion, format, audience, purpose, mode, ethos, pathos, logos, rhetorical devices, explanations, ethical, ethics, morality, establishment, Orcas, evaluate, problem, solution