Q2: Week 8 – December 9-13, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #17
Unit of InstructionReview Summarizing Texts & Analyzing Story Elements
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RL.1.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
LAFS.7.RI.1.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.
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.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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.
LAFS.7.RL.3.7: Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
 – Students will determine the theme of a short story and to analyze word choice and style.
 – Students will provide an analysis of how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
 – Students will provide a comparison and contrast of a text to a video of the text.

Classroom Activities

Monday, December 9th:  Review:  Informational Texts  (Summarizing, Central Idea, Inferences, and Objective Summary.)  End of Unit LAFS Assessment
Tuesday, December 10th: Background:  Charles Dickens 
Comparing Versions of A Christmas Carol (Excerpt from novel, play & graphic novel.)
Wednesday, December 11th: Comparing Versions of A Christmas Carol (Continued)
Play:  A Christmas Carol

Thursday, December 12th:  Film:  A Christmas Carol – 1971 (Animated.)
Friday, December 13th:  Florida Collections:  Another Place, Another Time (Short Story)

Assignments Due

Friday, December 13th:  Vocabulary Test

Ject = Throw
Eject
Injection
Interjection
Project
Reject

Jur/Jud = Law, Judge, Justice
Judgment
Jurisdiction
Juror
Perjury
Prejudice

Log/Logue = Word
Apology
Dialogue
Epilogue
Eulogy
Monologue

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