Q2: Week 5 – November 11-15, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #14
Unit of InstructionAnalyzing Text Structure Features
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RI.1.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.7.RI.2.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
LAFS.7.RI.1.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.
LAFS.7.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
LAFS.7.W.3.8: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
 – Students will gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources and select an aviator (From Women in Aviation story) to research.
 – Students will produce a rubric for the Women in Aviation project.
 – Students will provide a statement of the central ideas of a text. 
 –  Students will provide an analysis of the development of central ideas over the course of the text. 
 – Student will provide an objective summary of a text.

Classroom Activities

Monday, November 11th – Veterans Day – No School
Tuesday, November 12th – The Call of the Wild
Wednesday, November 13th – Women in Aviation – Writing Activity Report
Thursday, November 14th – Florida Collections “Magic and the Brain,” p. 77
Friday, November 15th – PPT Project – Magic and the Brain (Group or Individual)


Assignments Due

Friday, November 15th – The Call of the Wild Vocabulary Test
Monday, November 18th – Women in Aviation Project


Additional Resources

The Call of the Wild Packet:  (Only vocabulary – no spelling.)

Obdurate                                             Feign
Comply                                               Inexorable
Celerity                                               Prolong
Solidarity                                            Voracious
Monotonous                                        Salient
Resiliency                                           Innocuous
Perpetual                                             Chivalrous
Lugubriously                                       Implore
Potent                                                  Malignant
Regularity                                           Ferocious