Quarter 4 Week 3 April 12 – 16, 2021

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7th
Week #3
Unit of InstructionPercy Jackson, Determining how components of the story interact, Greek Vocabulary Words
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (oneonone, in groups, and teacherled) 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

Classroom Activities

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:  mjforney@volusia.k12.fl.us

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. 

Assignments Due
  1. Watch videos on your own time.
  2. Study for Greek Root Words summative test on Friday.
  3. Read 20 minutes per night.
  4. Come to class on time and keep your camera ON,
  5. Participate in class discussions.
  6. Take summative test on Friday.

Greek root words

  1. Anti–  
  2. Aud
  3. Auto
  4. Bi
  5. Bio
  6. Cent
  7. Circum
  8. Contra
  9. Dia
  10. Dict
  11. Duo
  12. Ex
  13. Extra
  14. Forney
  15. Geo
  16. Gram
  17. Graph
  18. Hemi
  19. Inter
  20. Ject
  21. Kilo
  22. Meter
  23. Multi
  24. Non
  25. Nym
  26. Ology
  27. Per
  28. Phone
  29. Photos
  30. Poly
  31. Port
  32. Post
  33. Pre–  
  34. Re
  35. Scope
  36. Scrib
  37. Sol
  38. Struct
  39. Sub–   
  40. Syn
  41. Tele
  42. Terra
  43. Tract
  44. Trans
  45. Tri
  46. Un
  47. Uni
  48. Para
Additional Resources

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