Q3: Week 4 – January 27-31, 2020

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #22
Unit of InstructionInformative Essay & Character Analysis
Standard(s) Taught

VLT:
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.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.
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.1.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
LAFS.7.RL.2.5: Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure contributes to its meaning.
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:
 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
 – 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, January 27th –  VLT
Tuesday, January 28th –  VLT & iReady
Wednesday, January 29th – Periods 1, 2, & 3 = Novel Study & 5, 6, & 7 = NewsELA
Thursday, January 30th – Character Analysis & Text:  Sorry, Wrong Number
Friday, January 31st – Movie:  Sorry, Wrong Number

Assignments Due

Friday, January 31st:

NewsELA – Freshwater Resources

Vocabulary Words: Use each word in a sentence.  Find 6 new words containing the Greek or Latin root.  (2 new words per root.)  Provide the definition of the word and use the word in a sentence.

Struct:  Build
Construction
Destructive
Instruct
Reconstruct
Structure

Therm:  Heat
Geothermal
Hypothermia
Thermal
Thermos
Thermostat

Tract:  Pull/Draw
Attract
Detract
Extract
Subtract
Traction

Additional Resources