Week 8 Quarter 1 October 19 – 23, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #8
Unit of InstructionLooking for and Remembering specific details, author imagination, visualizing details, theme, plot
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.6.RL.1.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

LAFS.6.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 a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

LAFS.6.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will read and discuss two selections from Collections online.

My students will discuss plot, characters, and motivation.

My students will discuss author’s purpose, dialogue, and theme

My students will work on Edgenuity and take the quiz.

My students will work in Florida Ready 7th grade workbook

My students will read independently

My students will Begin The House on Mango Street

My students will practice text mapping with red, blue, and green pens.

My students will practice argumentative writing.

Classroom Activities
  1. Florida Ready Book pp. 3-10  Read, fill out quiz questions, write there it asks you to respond.
  2. eBook Collections “The Flight of Icarus” (Link Below)
  3. https://my.hrw.com/content/hmof/language_arts/hmhcollections/fl/gr7/ese_9780544088283_/index.html
  4. Independent Reading: 30 min. per day, 45 min. on Wednesday morning.
  5. Argumentative Writing
  6. Text Mapping and Outlining
  7. The House on Mango Street
  8. Quiz on Little Treasures
Assignments Due
Additional Resources

ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP
504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan
ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre-teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.                                                                                                          Students may have parents read to them or take quizzes with parents.                                        Students my do alternative assignments