|Unit of Instruction||Persuasive Speech & Determining Theme/Central Idea|
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, and
equate 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.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.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Students will provide a statement of a theme or central idea of the text.
– Students will provide an analysis of the development of the theme over the course of the text.
– Students will provide the meaning of words and/or phrases as they are used in a text., including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Monday, September 2nd – Labor Day (No School)
Friday, September 6th – Greek & Latin Roots Level II Test
Level II – Greek & Latin Roots