Q2 – Week 4: November 5 – 9, 2018

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #14
Unit of InstructionAuthor's Point of View & Purpose
Standard(s) Taught

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.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.L.1.1a: Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
LAFS.7.L.3.5c: Distinguish among the connotations of words with similar denotations.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

 – Students will provide a statement of an author’s point of view in a text. 
 – Students will provide a statement of an author’s purpose in a text. 
 – Students will provide an analysis of how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others. 

Classroom Activities

Monday, November 5 – Text: “Women in Aviation,” p. 43
Tuesday, November 6 –
Text: “The People Could Fly,” p. 62
Wednesday, November 7 – The Call of the Wild – Novel Study
Thursday, November 8 – iReady & Close Reader
Friday, November 9 –  IXL & Florida Ready

Assignments Due

Friday, November 9 – Spelling/Vocabulary Test
IXL – Shades of Meaning T.1 & T.2

The Call of the Wild – Spelling/Vocabulary (Periods 1 & 2)  (*Period 3)
1.  Prolong*
2.  Voracious*
3.  Salient
4.  Implore
5.  Malignant
6.  Abundance*
7.  Melancholy*
8.  Vigilant*
9.  Obliterate*
10.  Irresistible*
11.  Tangible*
12.  Latent*
13.  Equilibrium*
14.  Regularity
15.  Chivalrous

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