|Unit of Instruction||Informational Essay Writing, Reading for Details, Run on Sentences, iReady Workbooks|
LAFS.7.W.1.1 – Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
LAFS.7.W.1.1a – Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b – Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will watch videos about The Lost Boys of Sudan.
My students will research The Lost Boys of Sudan online.
My students will plan an outline for writing an informative essay.
My students, through my guidance, will write an essay about The Lost Boys.
My students will continue to read our novel, Submerged.
My students will continue to read books for their book reports that are due on October 21, 2019.
Monday – Review Spelling and Vocabulary for the week. There will be two summative tests on Friday. Read aloud: Submerged. Watch video on The Lost Boys of Sudan.
Tuesday – Research The Lost Boys of Sudan on the Internet. Read Submerged. Review spelling and vocabulary.
Wednesday – Some kids will report to work on reading/writing skills with Mrs. Cornelius.
Thursday – Organize an outline for The Lost Boys Essay. Discuss and demonstrate good writing.
Friday – Spelling Test. Vocabulary Test. Finish DIA.
brutal – savagely violent
Greek Root Words for Advanced English
hydr water hydration, dehydrate