Q2: Week 6 – November 18-22, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #Week 15
Unit of InstructionVLT Argumentative Essay Review & Literary Analysis
Standard(s) Taught

Students will revise their VLT:

LAFS.7.W.1.1a-e: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
LAFS.7.W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.7.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Literary Analysis:

LAFS.7.RL.1.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
LAFS.7.RL.2.6: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
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.1.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.
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.3.7: 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 Target:
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. 
Students will use information or conceptual knowledge to compare, contrast. describe, and/or formulate a summary of a text.
Students will support short answer responses with explicit textual evidence.

Classroom Activities

Monday, November 18th – Argumentative Essay Review – VLT
Tuesday, November 19th – The Call of the Wild
Wednesday, November 20th – The Call of the Wild
Thursday, November 21st –  Movie – The Call of the Wild (Compare & Contrast)
Friday, November 22nd – Literary Analysis – “Heartbeat” by David Yoo

Assignments Due

Monday, November 18th – Women in Aviation Project Due
Thursday, November 21st – Compare/Contrast Worksheet (The Call of the Wild Book to Movie)
Friday, November 22nd – The Call of the Wild Vocabulary Test

The Call of the Wild Vocabulary (Not Spelling)

Mandate                                              Seize
Expedient                                            Impede
Eloquent                                             Abundance
Jubilant                                               Melancholy
Malicious                                            Vigilant
Obliterate                                            Tangible


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