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ELA G7:M3:U2

Case Study: Analyzing Author Craft and Purpose in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Each unit is made up of a sequence of between 5-20 lessons. The “unit at a glance” chart in the curriculum map breaks down each unit into its lessons, to show how the curriculum is organized in terms of standards address, supporting targets, ongoing assessment, and protocols. It also indicates which lessons include the mid-unit and end-of-unit assessments.

Lesson 1Introducing the Narrative Arc: The Last Day of Slavery

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing End of Unit 1 Assessment: Poetry Analysis (5 minutes)

B.  Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Reading Aloud: Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery (20 minutes)

B.  Introducing the Narrative Arc (15 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Fist to Five (2 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Independent reading.

  • Narrative Arc anchor chart

Lesson 2Understanding Douglass’s Words: Learning to Read

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Sentence Structure (15 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Reviewing Roots (5 minutes)

B.  Excerpt 3 First Read (10 minutes)

C.  Excerpt 3 Second Read (14 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Reviewing Homework (1 minute)

4.  Homework

A.  Finish Excerpt 3 second read questions.

  • Excerpt 3 Text and Questions: Learning to Read

Lesson 3Analyzing Powerful Language: Learning to Read

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Answers to Excerpt 3 Second Read Questions (5 minutes)

3.  Work Time

A.  Introducing the Powerful Language Word Wall (10 minutes)

B.  Excerpt 3 Third Read (20 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Powerful Language Word Wall (7 minutes)

B.  Previewing Homework (3 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Sentence Structure homework

  • Excerpt 3 Text and Questions: Learning to Read
  • Vivid Word Choice cards

Lesson 4Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose: Learning to Read

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Homework (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Preparing for Small Group Work (10 minutes)

B.  Excerpt 3 Analysis (23 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Reviewing Short Constructed Responses (7 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Excerpt 3 constructed response

  • Excerpt 3 Analysis note-catcher
  • Excerpt 3 Text and Questions: Learning to Read

Lesson 5The Storyteller’s Toolbox and Excerpt 4 First Read

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Independent Reading Check-in (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Learning the Tools of a Storyteller (15 minutes)

B.  Excerpt 4: First Read (15 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Reviewing Excerpt 4: Second Read Questions (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Complete Excerpt 4 second read questions.

B.  Read your independent reading book.

  • Independent reading check-in (optional)

Lesson 6Bringing Douglass’s Words to Life: The Fight with Covey

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Excerpt 4 Second Read Questions (13 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  The Fight with Covey: Using the Storyteller’s Toolbox (15 minutes)

B.  Reviewing Complete Sentences (15 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Turn and Talk (`2 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Finish Complete Sentences Practice worksheet.

  • Excerpt 4 Text and Questions: The Fight with Covey
  • Complete Sentences Practice worksheet

Lesson 7Mid-Unit Assessment, Part 1 and Excerpt 4 Third Read

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Mid-Unit 2 Assessment Part 1 (20 minutes)

B.  Excerpt 4 Third Read Questions (20 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Revisiting Learning Targets (3 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Add to your third read answers for Excerpt 4 based on the partner conversations you had in class today.

 

  • Complete Sentence Practice worksheet (from Lesson 6 homework)
  • Excerpt 4 Text and Questions: The Fight with Covey
  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment, Part 1
  • Back-to-back and Face-to-Face

Lesson 8Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose: Excerpt 4

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Debriefing Excerpt 4 Third Read Questions (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Completing Excerpt 4 Analysis Note-catcher (25 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Mini Lesson: Writing Complete Sentences (15 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Complete Excerpt 4 constructed response

 

  • Excerpt 4 Text and Questions: The Fight with Covey
  • Excerpt 4 Analysis note-catcher

Lesson 9Understanding Douglass’s Words: An Escape Attempt

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Excerpt 5 First and Second Read (23 minutes)

B.  Figurative Language Matching Game (10 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Adding to the Powerful Language Word Wall (10 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Complete Excerpt 5 third read questions.

  • Excerpt 5 Text and Questions: An Escape Attempt
  • Figurative Language cards

Lesson 10Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose: An Escape Attempt

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Reviewing Excerpt 5 Third Read Questions (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Excerpt 5 Analysis Note-catcher (30 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Previewing Homework (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Complete Excerpt 5 constructed response.

  • Excerpt 5 Text and Questions:  An Escape Attempt
  • Excerpt 5 Analysis note-catcher

Lesson 11Mid-Unit Assessment, Part 2: Analyzing an Excerpt from the Narrative

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Preparing for the Mid-Unit 2 Assessment (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Mid-Unit 2 Assessment, Part 2 (30 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Independent Reading Check-in: Adding to the Powerful Language Word Wall (10 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Read your independent reading book.

  • Mid-Unit 2 Assessment, Part 2

Lesson 12Reflecting on Douglass’s Narrative

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Predicting the Conclusion (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Readers Theater: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Conclusion (25 minutes)

B.  Reflecting on the Power of the Narrative (13 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Previewing Homework (2 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Complete your personal reflection and share with someone at home.

  • Personal reflection
  • Inner Circle/Outer Circle (Concentric Circles)

Lesson 13Writing an Analysis Essay: Introducing the Writing Prompt and the Model Essay

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Writer’s Reflection (10 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Analyzing the Model Essay: Telling the Truth about Slavery (23 minutes)

B.  Annotating Your Excerpt Analysis Note-catcher (7 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Exit Ticket: Closely Reading the Prompt (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Find more quotes for your essay. You should have two strong examples for each of the two positions/aspects of slavery before the next lesson.

  • Exit Ticket: Closely Reading the Prompt

Lesson 14Writing an Analysis Essay: Planning the Essay

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Combining Sentences (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Planning Your Essay (20 minutes)

B.  Reviewing the Quote Sandwich (15 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  Getting Started (5 minutes)

4.  Homework

A.  Finish your Frederick Douglass Essay Planner and Entry Task: Combining Sentences.

  • Frederick Douglass Essay Planner
  • Quote Sandwich (optional)

Lesson 15End of Unit 2 Assessment Writing the Analysis Essay Part 1

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task: Checking Combining Sentences Homework (5 minutes)

2.  Work Time

A.  Reviewing the Mid-Unit 2 Assessment Part 2 (10 minutes)

B.  Looking at the Rubric (10 minutes)

C.  End of Unit 2 Assessment: Writing the Essay (20 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  None

4.  Homework

A.  Read your independent book. There will be a check-in tomorrow.

  • End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part 1
  • Give One-Get One-Move On
  • Inner Circle/Outer Circle (Concentric Circles)

Lesson 16End of Unit 2 Assessment Writing the Analysis Essay, Part 2

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

1.  Opening

A.  Entry Task (1 minute)

2.  Work Time

A.  End of Unit 2 Assessment: Writing the Essay 
(30 minutes)

B.  Independent Reading Check-in (14 minutes)

3.  Closing and Assessment

A.  None

4.  Homework

A.  Read your independent reading book.

  • End of Unit 2 Assessment
  • Independent reading check-in

Lesson 17G7:M3:U2 Alternate Materials

Agenda Daily Learning Targets Ongoing Assessment Anchor Charts & Protocols

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