Day-by-day lesson plans and objectives
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Article of the week 1: Grit
Article of the week 2: Do juvenile killers deserve life behind bars?
Article of the week 3: Gault's case
Article of the week 4: Justices Bar Mandatory Life Terms for Juveniles
Article of the week 5: Altruism
Article of the week 6: Standards of Beauty
Article of the week 7: Heroic values, suffering and sacrifice
Videos for compare and contrast essay assignment:Grading rubric for compare and contrast essay
Logical fallacies PPT
Ethos, pathos, logos PPT
Argumentative essay and presentation #1
- Assignment description
- Essay grading rubric 1(for peer review) or rubric 2(for overall grading)
- Presentation grading rubric
- Paragraph frame example
Examples of presentations Examples of essay
Essential objectives and standards:
English 10 essential standards (MUST be taught):
- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- Analyze in detail how an author's ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter).
- Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.
- Argument Writing (and all the stuff that goes with that).
- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.