|Unit of Instruction||Percy Jackson, Determining how components of the story interact, Greek Vocabulary Words|
LAFS.7.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one–on–one, in groups, and teacher–led) with diverse partners on grade 6 Level 3 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
LAFS.7.SL 1.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to Level 3 evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion
LAFS.7.RL.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.Level 2
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 a summary of the text.Level 3
LAFS.7.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).Level 3
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 Level 3 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.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Determining the motive of the hero
Determining how different components of the story interact
Determining meaning of the words in the story
Learning Greek and Latin root words
Being prepared to discuss elements of the story
Monday – Vocabulary: Greek Root Words. There will be a summative test on these words and definitions on Friday. Town Hall Greeting. Read Percy Jackson. Quiz on today’s reading.
Tuesday – Vocabulary: Greek Root Words. Research Quick Writes:
Choose any one of the Greek gods and research information on the god you choose. You may choose a well-known god or one that is not so well-known as long as you can find information on him/her. Write one-half page (typed) of information about your god. Use your best writing skills. Make sure you use good spelling, complete sentences, and read/revise your work. When you are ready, please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday – Morning: Independent reading. Afternoon: Vocabulary: Greek Root Words. Read and discuss.
Thursday – Vocabulary: Greek Root Words. Read Percy Jackson and discuss.
Friday – Summative test on Greek Root Words.
Greek root words
Books in the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan:
1. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
2. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters
3. Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse
4. Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
5. Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
6. Camp Half-Blood Confidential