|Week #||Quarter 4 Week 3|
|Unit of Instruction||Reading Lexiled Articles, Reading for Details, Reading a novel, Group Discussion, Reading Aloud to classmates and parents, Reading Silently with Good Comprehension, Answering written questions to prove you understand what you have read|
LAFS.7.RI.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will read aloud and silently the novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.
My students will discuss issues, listen to their classmates, and give opinions through Small Group and Large Group Discussions.
My students will take written quizzes on what they have read so I can assess their understanding.
My students will learn to read silently looking for key details and reasons.
My students will learn to find evidence in the texts they read.
My students will watch daily videos that enrich the articles we read for homework.
My students will read difficult articles that are on a 7th grade Lexile level and discuss. They will ask questions about any words or concepts they do not know.
My students will practice reading aloud and comprehend what they have read.
My students will learn new words and definitions from the text. They will be tested on these, and I will also define the meanings as we read the novel and come across words they do not know.
My students will discuss author’s purpose, citing evidence from the text, comparing and contrasting, main idea restated, and specific weaknesses in punctuation (grammar)
We will have Town Hall Meetings where students share aloud. We will work on listening, giving supportive answers to each speaker, and sharing authentic details of our lives.
We will watch short videos that give greater understanding to the subjects they are learning.
We will read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain both aloud and silently. Students will have quizzes to diagnose if they comprehend what they have read.
We will learn 16 new spelling and vocabulary words that come from the literature they are reading and will be tested on those words on Friday.
spectators – those who watch an event
Monday – Town Hall Meeting, Videos, Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Read women’s baseball article aloud as a class. Practice any words that are difficult or unknown.
Tuesday – Videos, Quiz, Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.
Wednesday – Independent reading, Video, Quiz, Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Videos.
Thursday – Videos, Town Hall Meeting, Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.
Friday – Videos, Spelling and Vocabulary tests, Learning Game