Quarter 4 Week 4 April 19 – 23, 2021

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7th
Week #4
Unit of InstructionPercy Jackson, Determining how components of the story interact, Vocabulary
Standard(s) Taught

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

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 –
Tuesday –
Wednesday –
Thursday –
Friday –

Assignments Due


1. heart sank – suddenly to become very disappointed
2. postpone – to put off until later
3. reeling – to be in a confused or dizzy state, shocked
4. brownstone building – a building with reddish brown outer cover
5. marooned – left completely alone in a place that would be difficult to escape from
6. hazardous – risky, dangerous
7. retarded – a politically incorrect term for one who is mentally, physically, or socially less advanced for one’s age.
8. obnoxious – repulsive or irritating
9. billowed – to puff out into the air
10. obscures – to conceal or keep from being seen
11. disintegrated – to break up into small parts and eventually disappear
12. demolish – to break down and tear apart until nothing is left
13. gloating – a bragging attitude at the expense of other people
14. bronze – a strong metal made from copper and tin

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