Quarter 2 Weeks 8 and 9 December 10 – 19, 2019

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #18 and 19
Unit of InstructionWriting, Editing, Book Reports, Independent Reading, Finishing the novel Submerged
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. 
LAFS.7.W.1.2a Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. 
LAFS.7.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. 
LAFS.7.W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. 
LAFS.7.W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will learn Author’s purpose.

My students will learn to make arguments and counter arguments.

My students will practice writing and editing their writing.

My students will have Town Hall Meetings.

My students will critique each other’s writing in small groups or pods.

My students will read independently their book report books.

Classroom Activities

No spelling or Vocabulary these two weeks.

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