|Unit of Instruction||Persuasive Speeches, Reading for Key Details, Reading Aloud, Silent Reading|
LAFS.7.L.2.3a – Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
LAFS.7.L.3.4b – Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
LAFS.7.SL.1.3 – Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
LAFS.7.SL.2.4: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, and
equate volume, and clear pronunciation.
LAFS.7.SL.2.5: Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
LAFS.7.RL.1.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will read aloud slowly and with expression.
My students listen to speeches and score their peers’ persuasive speeches.
My students will learn Latin Root Words, Spelling and Vocabulary.
My students will listen to “Paul Revere’s Ride” that we did not have time to listen to last week.
My students will choose books to read for their book reports that are due October 21, 2019
My students will be tested on Spelling and Vocabulary (summative).
Monday – First Book Report Due October 21. The book you choose must be one you have not read before or seen as a movie, and it must be approved by Dr. Forney in advance. Review Spelling and Vocabulary for the week. Listen “to Paul Revere’s Ride.” There will be two summative tests on Friday. Read aloud: Submerged.
Tuesday – Discuss the book you are reading. Be ready to tell a little of the action that is happening.
Wednesday – Some kids will report to work on reading/writing skills with Mrs. Cornelius.
Thursday – DIA
Friday – Spelling Test. Vocabulary Test. Finish DIA.
Spelling and Vocabulary Words
Terra Firma – dry land, the ground, not of the sea or water
Greek Root Definition Example
Date____________________________ Page numbers read___________________________