Q4 – Week 3: April 8-12, 2019

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #30
Unit of InstructionEnd of Unit - The Outsiders & Elements of Literature
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 (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). 
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 (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. 
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.3.7  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 (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

 – Students will provide an analysis of how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
 – Student will provide an objective summary of a text.
 – Students will compare/contrast book version to movie version of The Outsiders.
 – Students will analyze the plot of The Outsiders:  Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.

Classroom Activities

Monday, April 8 –  Movie – The Outsiders
Tuesday, April 9 –  Plot Diagram – The Outsiders
Wednesday, April 10 – Periods 1, 2, & 3 – Registration for 8th Grade
Periods 5, 6, & 7 – Spelling/Vocabulary Test
Thursday, April 11 – Stations:  iReady, LAFS, and IXL
Friday, April 12 – Movie/Book Comparison Due & Florida Collections

Assignments Due

Spelling/Vocabulary Test
Wednesday, April 10th:


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