|Week #||Quarter 1 Week 2|
|Unit of Instruction||Reading, writing, discussion, comparisons, drawing inferences|
LAFS.7.RL.1.1 – Cite text evidence and draw inferences
LAFS.7.RL.1.2 – Central idea of text
LAFS.7.RL.1.3 – Determine how setting shapes the plot
LAFS.7.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words as they are used in the text
LAFS.7.RL.2.6 – Analyze how the author develops different points of view
LAFS.7.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will learn to learn as a whole group, small groups, in partners, and alone.
Students will learn vocabulary and spelling as it relates to the literature.
Students will learn to love reading and discussing literature.
Students take home a PACKET on Monday. Important work for the week is in this packet. Parents, please make sure you go over your student’s homework, sign your signature that indicates you know your child completed it, and RETURN TO SCHOOL. Thank you!
Spelling and Vocabulary
1. lulled – calmed almost to sleep
Students will have homework Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
Students will have a spelling test and a vocabulary test on Friday.
ONOMATOPOEIA – is a word that imitates the sound it represents.
PERSONIFICATION – is when a writer gives human qualities to animals or objects.
ALLITERATION – is the repetition of the same consonant sound in words occurring near one another.
SYMBOLISM – is using an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
PARADOX – reveals a truth which at first seems contradictory.
HYPERBOLE – is an obvious exaggeration or overstatement.
SIMILE – is an expression comparing one thing to another using the words like or as.
METAPHOR – is a comparison of two unlike things without using the words like or as.
ALLUSION – is a casual reference to a famous historical or literary figure or event.
IMAGERY – is when a writer invokes the five senses.
IDIOM – is an expression with a meaning different from the literal meaning of the words.
OXYMORON – is the juxtaposition of two opposite terms.
EUPHEMISM – is a polite word or phrase used in place of one that may be too direct, unpleasant, or
CLICHE – is an expression that has lost its power or originality from overuse.
PUN – is a humorous play on words, often involving double meanings