|Unit of Instruction||Welcome & Persuasive Speech|
LAFS.7.SL.1.1 – Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LAFS.7.SL.1.1a – Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
LAFS.7.SL.1.1b – Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
LAFS.7.SL.1.1c – Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
LAFS.7.SL.1.1d – Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.
LAFS.7.L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
LAFS.7.SL.1.3 – Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and
sufficiency of the evidence.
LAFS.7.SL.2.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
LAFS.7.SL.2.5 – Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
LAFS.7.SL.2.6 – Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Students will meet their teacher and peers.
Monday, August 12 – Welcome! Get to know your teacher and classmates.
Thursday, August 15 – ELA in the Real World worksheet/presentation