Q4 – Week 1: March 25 – 29, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #28
Unit of InstructionReview - Argumentative & Explanatory Writing
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. LAFS.7.W.1.1a Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
LAFS.7.W.1.1c Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
LAFS.7.W.1.1d Establish and maintain a formal style.
LAFS.7.W.1.1e Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
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.1.2a
Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
LAFS.7.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
LAFS.7.W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
LAFS.7.W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
LAFS.7.W.1.2e Establish and maintain a formal style.
LAFS.7.W.1.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will write informative/explanatory/argumentative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Students will draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Classroom Activities

Mrs. Baker & Dr. Forney will combine classes for a review week. 

Monday, March 25 – Argumentative Writing Review – Mrs. Baker
Tuesday, March 26 – Argumentative Writing Review – Mrs. Baker
Wednesday, March 27 – The Outsiders Spelling/Vocabulary Test & Novel Study
Thursday, March 28 – Informative Writing – Dr. Forney
Friday, March 29 – Informative Writing – Dr. Forney

Assignments Due

Wednesday, March 27th: The Outsiders Spelling/Vocabulary Packet:
Spelling & Vocabulary Test

Unceasingly
Clad
Hermits
Premonition
Imploringly
Sullenly
Eluded
Vital
Indignant
Jolt
Doggedly

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