March 5-8, 2018

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7th
Week #Quarter 3 Week 9
Unit of InstructionReading 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
Standard(s) Taught

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 

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

LAFS.7.RL.1.1 
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says

LAFS.7.RL.1.2 
Provide an objective summary of 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 practice reading aloud and comprehend what they have read.

My students will learn new words and definitions from the text. They will not be tested on these, but I will define the meanings as we read the novel and come across words they do not know. 

Classroom Activities

Monday – FSA Testing, Town Hall Meeting, video, file papers. Book Report #5 is due March 23. Choose picture book to read aloud to K-1 students. Sign up for book report book. Vocabulary/Spelling game. Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Discuss and answer questions.
Etiquette review:_________________________________________

Homework – No Homework – No spelling or vocabulary this week.

Tuesday – Town Hall Meeting. Video. Practice reading picture book aloud. Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Etiquette review ___________________________________

Homework – No Homework – No spelling or vocabulary this week. Book Report #5 is due March 23.

Wednesday – Independent reading, video, Read picture book aloud. Make up tests. Read The Astonishing
Journey of Teddy Bodain. Etiquette review__________________________________

Homework – No Homework – No spelling or vocabulary this week. Book Report #5 is due March 23.

Thursday – Video, Town Hall Meeting. Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Discuss and answer questions. Etiquette review_____________________________________________

Homework – No spelling or vocabulary this week. Book Report #5 is due March 23.

Friday – No school for kids! SPRING BREAK BEGINS. See you back March 19, 2018!

Assignments Due

No homework this week. Students have had enough stress with the FSA on Monday. There is no school for students on Friday. Have a wonderful spring break!

SPRING BREAK STARTS Friday, March 9. 2018

RETURN TO SCHOOL Monday, March 19, 2018

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