Q1 – Week 2: August 19-23, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #2
Unit of InstructionPersuasive Speaking
Standard(s) Taught
LAFS.7.L.2.3a – Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
LAFS.7.L.3.4b – Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
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.

LAFS.7.W.1.1a – Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b – Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
LAFS.7.W.1.1c – Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
LAFS.7.RI.3.7: Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject. 
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Learning Targets:
 – Students will provide an evaluation of whether the reasoning is sound in an argument.
 – Students will provide an evaluation of whether the evidence is sufficient and relevant to support the claims. 
 – Students will provide a comparison and contrast of a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text. 
 – Students will provide an analysis of each medium’s portrayal of the subject.
 – Students will research a persuasive speech topic.
 – Students will outline a persuasive speech.
Classroom Activities

Monday, August 19 – Florida Collections – Remarks at the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center.  Speech by John F. Kennedy (Written Speech/Audio)
The Speech that made Obama President
Tuesday, August 20 – Close Reader – Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost?  Review Persuasive Speech PPT.
Wednesday, August 21 – Periods 1, 2, & 3 – Review for Greek & Latin Roots test.  Periods 5, 6, & 7 – Novel Study
Thursday, August 22 – Research Persuasive Speech
Friday, August 23 – Outline Persuasive Speech

Assignments Due

Wednesday, August 21 – Students must bring in a novel of choice.
Friday, August 23 – Greek & Latin Roots Level I Exam
Persuasive Speech Outline

Additional Resources

Anti Against               Port Carry
Auto Self                     Pre Before
Bi Two                         Re Again
Bio Life                       Sol Sun
Circum Around         Sub Under
Ex Out                         Syn Same
Graph Write               Tele Far away
Inter Between            Terra Land
Multi Many                Tract Pull
Nym Name                 Trans Across
Ology Study of           Un Not
Phone Sound              Uni One