Ela Lesson Plans 3/23

Ela Lesson Plans 3/23
3/23/2023, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Course/ Subject/Unit: Pre Ap Literature/Composition

Date of Instruction: 03/23/23

ELAGSE9-10RI5: Analyze in detail how an author’sideas or claims are developed and refined by particularsentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter).

ELAGSE9-10RI6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

Learning Target:

  1. read closely and analyze the development of an argument 

  2. explain how rhetorical features contribute to effect and meaning 

  3. explain how a writer uses narration to accomplish a purpose

Success Criteria:

  1. Creating descriptive outlines

  2. Writing public service announcement scripts

Activities & Assignments

Latin Root

Class will begin with a return to the Ben Sasse essay “What to do with kids this summer? Put ‘em to work!” A handout regarding the difference between what the essay SAYS and what the essay DOES will be distributed for students to complete. 

From there the handout will form the basis for a longer assignment. The students will be asked to write scripts for a variety of PSA’s to help communicate some of Sasse’s overall points. 

The class will end with more time for magazine project work.  

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