Q1 – Week 5: September 9-13, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #5
Unit of InstructionPersuasive Speeches/Key Ideas & Details/Author's Point of View
Standard(s) Taught
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.
LAFS.7.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
LAFS.7.RI.2.6: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
LAFS.7.RI.3.9: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Learning Target:
 – 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. 
–  Students will 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 for their persuasive speech.
 – Students will provide an analysis of how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence.
 – Students will provide an analysis of how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by advancing different interpretation of facts.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 9th – Greek & Latin Roots Level II Exam, Persuasive Speech Parent Feedback Form Due, and Persuasive Speeches
Tuesday, September 10th – Persuasive Speeches & LAFS Workbook – Key Ideas & Details
Wednesday, September 11th – Periods 1, 2, & 3 = Florida Collections – “Your World,” p. 213
Periods 5, 6, & 7 = Novel Study 
Thursday, September 12th – Rotation Stations:  iReady & IXL
Friday, September 13th – Text Set: The Triangle Factory Fire, p. 265 from Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy, p. 266 from The Story of the Triangle Factory Fire, p. 275

Assignments Due

Monday, September 9th:  Level II Greek & Latin Roots Test
Persuasive Speech
Persuasive Speech Parent Feedback Form

Friday, September 13th – LAFS – Pgs. 1-10
Florida Collections – Pgs. 280-281

Additional Resources

Level III – Exam is on 9/20

Root       Meaning               Root       Meaning 
Ad           To, toward           Morph      Form
Counter   Opposite              Narr          Tell
Di            Two                     Neo          New
De           Reduce                Omni        All
Fract       Broken                 Opt            Eye
Grav       Heavy                  Phobos      Fear
Hydro    Water                   Quad         Four
Ir, il       Not                       Rupt          Break
Im, in    Into                       Sect           Cut
Junct     Join                      Tact            Touch
Log       Word                    Therm        Heat
Mono    One                      Vis              See