World Lit: Taking a Stand Against Hunger, Day 2

Standard: 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: I can identify an author’s purpose and analyze an argument presented, and I can synthesize information from print and nonprint persuasive texts. 

Opening Session: Check out this animated video from No Kid Hungry about childhood hunger: 

Work Session: Let’s continue our discussion from yesterday about childhood hunger. Today you’re going to read an essay that is supposed to convince you to take action against childhood hunger in America. This is on page 199 in your Springboard – “School’s Out for Summer”. 

After we read, I want you to work on the Second Read questions, and then we will have a brief class discussion on whether or not the author convinced you to take action, and if so, what will you do? 

Closing Session: VOCAB QUIZ and BOOK CHECK! 

Assessment: Informal (class discussion); Formal (vocab quiz) 

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding) 


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