|Week #||Quarter 3 Week 2|
|Unit of Instruction||Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading for Details, Group Work, Group Discussion, Reading Aloud, Reading Silently with Good Comprehension|
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 discuss issues, listen to their classmates, and give opinions through Town Hall Meetings and Large Group Discussions
My students will watch a video of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and discuss his speech. They will discuss and respond to the following question: How are we doing with civil rights for all? Where do we need work?
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 and write.
My students will practice reading aloud and comprehend what they have read.
My students will learn new words, definitions, and spellings.
Students will study spelling words and vocabulary words for a test on Friday.
Students will participate in group discussions
Students will work on www.TweenTribune.com three nights for homework. They will read the articles aloud to their parents and take a quiz.
Students will read 20 minutes before bed each night and for half the class period on Wednesday.
Students will learn 12 new words for spelling and vocabulary and take a quiz on Friday.
Students will read aloud in class from our reading book. We will discuss as we read.
Students will have Town Hall Meetings and learn to share aloud and listen to each other.
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