|Unit of Instruction||Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking|
LAFS.7.RL.2.4, LAFS.7.RI.2.4, Determine the meaning of words in text
LAFS.7.W.1.2d, LAFS.7.W.1.3d Use precise language and vocabulary
LAFS.7.SL.1.1, LAFS.7.SL.1.1 Participate in discussions, come prepared to discuss after reading
LAFS.7.SL.1.1b Follow the rules of speaking and listening in a group
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will review their “Introducing Me” essays and compare their writing to their peers.
My students will learn to discuss important topics and listen to others discuss.
My students will learn to read silently looking for key details and reasons.
My students will practice reading aloud and comprehend what they have read.
My students will learn new words, definitions, and spellings.
My students will write a short book report.
My students will prepare to deliver a persuasive speech.
The only homework this week is to STUDY FOR YOUR SPELLING AND VOCABULARY TEST ON THURSDAY.
Each student should have an “Introducing Me” essay. Some of the computers at school did not cooperate this week, so I’ve given some students extra time to write these at home.
Students will write their book reports on Tuesday, September 2. Make sure they’ve finished their assigned books!
THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY. HAVE A GREAT LONG WEEKEND!
BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOK ON SEPTEMBER 5! We will work on our book reports on that day.