Q3 – Week 9 & 10: March 11 – 14, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #26
Unit of InstructionClose Reading
Standard(s) Taught

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.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
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. 

Classroom Activities

Monday, March 11 – LAFS – Determining Theme & Summarizing Literary Texts
Tuesday, March 12 – IXL (Context Clues) & Newsela (Close Reading)
Wednesday, March 13 – Novel Study:  The Outsiders
Thursday, March 14 – iReady & Reader’s Theatre
Friday, March 15 – No School

Assignments Due

No spelling or vocabulary exam this week.  All work must be submitted by Wednesday, March 13th. 

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