|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, Work with a partner on designing a deserted island in Top Island|
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 work in partners to design a deserted island and backstory for the Top Island Competition.
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 a video that enriches 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 do a difficult Word Search that contains all of this week’s spelling and vocabulary words.
My students will learn how to survive on a deserted island.
We will work in partners on Top Island and also to do their Word Search puzzles.
We will have large group discussions, Town Hall Meeting, and watch a short video.
We will take the practice test for FSA Reading.
abundant – plenty
Monday – Town Hall Meeting, Work on Top Island projects with partners.
Tuesday – Work on Top Island projects with partners.
Wednesday – Independent reading, Present Top Island projects.
Thursday – Practice for FSA Reading
Friday – Videos, Spelling and Vocabulary tests,