GRADE 7: MODULE 3: UNIT 1: LESSON 8Analyzing Douglass’s PurposeAgendaTeaching Notes1.Opening A.Entry Task: Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes (5 minutes)B.Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)2.Work Time A.Third Read, Excerpt 1 (25 minutes)B.Discussing Purpose (10 minutes)3.Closing and AssessmentA.Discussing Purpose (10 minutes)4.HomeworkA.Reread Excerpt 1 from the Narrative and construct a one-paragraph response, using textual evidence, to the following prompt: “What two things was Douglass deprived of as a child that his audience thinks every childshould have?”•In this lesson, students continue to build their stamina and ability to make meaning of theNarrativethrough the process of reading.•Students read Excerpt 1, which they began in Lesson 7, for the third time and record answers to text-dependent questions. These questions help students synthesize their understanding of the text and are a scaffold to determining how a particular excerpt conveys Douglass’s position on slavery. (RI.7.6.)•The debrief discussion on purpose supports students in analyzing the connection betweenExcerpt 1 and 2 of the positions from the Shining a Light anchor chart (from Lesson 6): how slavery affects slaves and slave owners. Students will demonstrate their ability to determine purpose during Unit 2 (on both the Mid-Unit 2 and End of Unit 2 Assessments) •For homework, students reflect on Excerpt 1 by writing a one-paragraph response, using textual evidence. Short written responses help students process the complex text and allow them to practice crafting concise evidence-based responses.