March 9 - March 13 lesson plans

 

2020 Rowan County Middle School Lesson Plan

Week of:

3/9/20 – 3/13/20

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

Students will watch the documentary Blackfish and take guided notes

Bell Ringer:  Compound vs. Complex sentences

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

Daily Review

*Students will continue watching the documentary Blackfish and take guided notes

 

Bell Ringer: Compound vs. Complex sentences

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

FAPM practice** (timed)

Blackfish guided note activity*

Model idea generator for prewriting*

Students will work in groups to come up with reasons for and against their argument*

Bell Ringer:  FAPM practice

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

Daily Review

*Review for weekly quiz on Friday*

Evidence practice*

Commentary and connection practice for main body paragraphs**

Bell Ringer

 

Plan, Do, Study, Act

Plus Delta

N/A

Quiz over advanced PEEL and SMARTIES

Continue working on revising main body paragraphs*