• Cite text-based evidence that provides the strongest support for my analysis of literary text.
• Analyze how specific dialogue or incidents in a plot propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
• Analyze the development of a theme or central idea throughout the text (including its relationship to supporting ideas).
• Analyze the connections and distinctions between individuals, ideas or events in a text.
• Determine the meaning of words and phrases in text (figurative, connotative, and technical meanings).
• Use a variety of strategies to determine the meaning of unknown words or phrases.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Students will cite several pieces of text-based evidence to support an analysis of literary text. – Students will analyze the interaction of literary elements of a story or drama.
– Students will use a variety of strategies to determine the meaning of unknown words or phrases.
– Students will effectively engage in discussions with diverse partners about seventh-grade topics, texts, and issues.
– Students will use evidence from literature to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Monday, October 30 – Volusia Literacy Test 1: Argumentative Writing
Tuesday, October 31 – Students will read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
Wednesday, November 1 – Students will read The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. Students will watch a short film on The Tell-Tale Heart.
Thursday, November 2 – Students will follow along as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Mark Twain) is played on Audible. Students will read The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant.
Friday, November 3 – Students will watch The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and complete a Venn diagram.
Friday, November 3 – ThinkCERCA. Explicit and Inferred Information in Informational Texts.