|Unit of Instruction||Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Listening, Acting, 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 write friendly letters to students in Puerto Rico and also a small art project to send with the letters.
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 and prepare book reports.
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.
My students will read reader’s theater, play different roles, and answer questions to prove they have found and understand key details and reasons.
Monday – Short Town Hall Meeting, finish letters and art projects for Puerto Rico HOMEWORK – Read aloud “Where Superheroes Get Their Capes” to your parent. Parents should sign. Study spelling and vocabulary, Read book report book for 20 minutes before bed. Tuesday – Finish letters and art projects, writing, essay checklist, descriptive writing, reading HOMEWORK – Read aloud “He Clips Hair, Not Conversation” to your parent. Parent should sign. Study spelling and vocabulary. Read book report book for 20 minutes before bed. Wednesday – Independent reading, spelling and vocabulary, class discussion, reading HOMEWORK – Read “Safe on the Southbank” to your parent. Parent should sign. Study spelling and vocabulary. Read book report book for 20 minutes before bed. Thursday – Short Town Hall Meeting, essay writing, citing, Review spelling and vocabulary. HOMEWORK – Write spelling words 10x each. (If you got 100% on both spelling and vocabulary on last week’s tests, you don’w have to write the words.) Parents should sign. Study vocabulary and spelling. Friday – Spelling and Vocabulary test. Some questions could come from the texts we’ve read for homework and in class.