ELA – October 9-13, 2017

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts
Grade Level7
Week #Q1 - Week 8
Unit of InstructionGrammar Check
Standard(s) Taught

 – Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.
 – Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
 – Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

 – Students will know how to identify dangling/misplaced modifiers.
 – Students will understand pronoun agreement.
 – Students will know how to evaluate/correct a run-on sentence.
 – Students will learn how to identify a sentence fragment.

Classroom Activities

Monday – Grammar Instruction & Stations
Pronouns, Modifiers, and Run-on Sentences
Tuesday – Grammar Stations Continued 
Wednesday –  Greek & Latin Roots Level 3 Quiz
Argumentative Essay Review & Revisions
Thursday – Volusia County DIA
Friday – Halloween Fun:  Writing/Drawing exercise with similes, personification, hyperbole, metaphors, and a four-line rhyming poem.

Assignments Due

Friday, October 13 – Close Reader Pages 83-86

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