Q3: Week 6 – February 10-14, 2020

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #24
Unit of InstructionCompare/Contrast Texts & Theme
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.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 (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
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.RL.3.9: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
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.L.1.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
 – Students will determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text.
 – 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, February 10th – Frederick Douglas – Informational Text, Drama & Documentary
Tuesday, February 11th – LAFS Pg. 179 – Comparing & Contrasting Text & IXL (V) Context Clues
Wednesday, February 12th –  Novel Study, 1, 2, & 3 &  5, 6, & 7 = Florida Collections:  Dump & How Things Work (Pg. 241)
Thursday, February 13th –  Poetry
Friday, February 14th – iReady, IXL (P), Submit paper revisions, & Poetry Packet

Assignments Due

Friday, February 14th:

All Paper Revisions (VLT & Partner Everglades)
Students should be working on sentences for the most commonly misspelled and misused words in middle school. (Due March 9th & test.)
Students should be studying prefixes & suffixes. (Test March 9th.)
Novel of Choice – Quarterly Book Report Due March 9th

Uni/Mono = One
Bi/Di = Two
Tri = Three
Quad/Tetra = Four
Quint/Penta = Five
Sex/Hex = Six
Sept/Hept = Seven
Oct = Eight
Non/Ennea = Nine
Dec = Ten

Non = Not  (Nonfat)
Ir = Not (Irrelevant)
In = Not (Incorrect)
Im = Not (Immature
Il = Not (Illiteracy)

Dis = Not, Opposite Of (Disapprove)
Anti = Against  (Antibiotic)
De = Opposite From, Away  (Decrease)
Counter = Opposite  (Counteract)
Contra = Against (Contradict)

Pre = Before  (Prefix)
Fore = Before (Forecast)
Ante = Before (Antecessor)
Post = After  (Postpone)

Ance or ence = State or Quality  (Resistance or consequence)
Er, Or, Ian, or Ist = Person Who (Collector, Traveler, Physician, Pianist)
Arium or Orium = Place Where (Planetarium, Auditorium)
Ment = Result (Settlement)
Ology or Ologist = Study of or Person who Studies  (Psychology, Archaeologist)
Ness = State or Condition  (Forgiveness)
Phobia or Phobe  = Fear (Claustrophobia, Xenophobe)

Able or Ible = Can be done  (Available, Visible)
Ish = Having Character Of (Sluggish)
Ic = Quality or Relation (Generic)
Ive = Having Nature Of (Festive)
Ous = Having Quality Of (Adventurous)
Ly = Like (Friendly)

Ate or Ify = Cause (to be)  (Manipulate, Intensify)
En = Cause to Become  (Lengthen)
Ize = Cause  (Moisturize)
Ward or Wise = In a Direction or Manner or With Regard To (Wayward, Timewise)
Ly = In the Manner Of (Particularly)


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