|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 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 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, definitions, and spellings.
My students will complete several THINK CERCA assignments with a passing score of 80% or higher.
My students will read reader’s theater, play different roles, and answer questions to prove they have found and understand key details and reasons.
My students will write an essay based on evidence in several texts and videos.
1. horse stables – a building where horses are kept in individual stalls
Monday – Short Town Hall Meeting, essay writing, essay checklist, descriptive writing