Quarter 4 Week 3 April 8-12, 2019

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7th
Week #30
Unit of InstructionReading closely for details
Standard(s) Taught
Standard(s) Taught

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. 
LAFS.7.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). 
LAFS.7.RL.2.4  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. 
LAFS.7.RL.2.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. 
LAFS.7.RL.2.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will understand the story arc and flow of a novel and author’s story construction.

Students will understand foreshadowing.

Students will learn how to research 10 different topics and write 10 well-written sentences about each topic.

Students will turn in book reports about the books they committed to reading.

Classroom Activities

We will have one or two Town Hall Meetings where students will tell about important events in their lives. Students will learn to listen attentively and give feedback to other students.

We will look at individual writing up on the overhead projector.

Students will work with partners to brainstorm details and responses to literature we read.

Students will check their grades on V-Portal and turn in any missing work.

Students will read ahead in our novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.

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