Quarter 3 Week 10 March 11 – 15, 2019

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #26
Unit of InstructionInformational Essay Writing, Reading for Details, Run on Sentences, VLT, Book Reports
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.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 
LAFS.7.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. 
LAFS.7.RI.1.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text. LAFS.7.RI.2.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. 
LAFS.7.RI.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will work on run on sentences.

Students will take the VLT for informative writing.

Students will turn in book reports. 

Students will read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.

Classroom Activities

Students will take turns reading aloud The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.

Students will write informative essays for the Volusia County VLT.

Students will take notes on a review lesson of run on sentences.

Assignments Due

No new vocabulary or spelling this week. It’s a short week for Spring Break, and the VLT will take time and attention.

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