Quarter 4: Week 5 (4/24-4/28)

This week’s classes will consist of mini-lessons and work sessions on students’ argumentative writing pieces.

Monday: Plan arguments
Argument Planner

Tuesday: Conduct research

Wednesday: Write introductions
Graphic organizer (page 1): IntroAndThesisGraphicOrganizer

Thursday: Write claims and evidence

Friday: Write counterarguments and rebuttals

Rubric + Checklist: CopyofArgumentativeTextRubric

Homework: Read 25 minutes each night

*Cores 1 & 2: Buzz Letters due Friday*

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Quarter 4: Week 2 (4/3-4/7)

Monday: Introduction to Argument, Claims, and Evidence

Tuesday: I Do: Evaluate Argument, Claims, and Evidence (“The Case for Pie”)

Wednesday: You Do: Evaluate Argument, Claims, and Evidence (“The Case for Cake”)

Thursday: Thinking Tracks Analysis
Annotations Developmental Rubric

Friday (STEM DAY): Thinking Tracks Analysis

Homework: Read and Track Thinking- due Friday  SocialmedialongtimeclannetworkgivehopetoSomalisbattlingfamine

Quarter 3: Week 8 (2/20-2/24)

Monday: Figurative language review / “Black Waters”

Tuesday: Figurative language analysis– “Black Waters”

Wednesday: Inferring from the text– “Fox 8” (I Do)

Thursday: Inferring from the text– “Fox 8” (We Do)

Friday: Inferring from the text– “Fox 8” (You Do)