Week 9 Quarter 1 October 26 – 30, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #9
Unit of Instructioncomprehending fiction details, choosing key details from a nonfiction text and a fiction text, text mapping
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 practice text mapping

My students will read for specific details in Greek Mythology

My students will watch two educational videos

My students will read about invasive pythons in the Everglades

My students will read independently on their chapter books

My students will work on Edgenuity Language Arts.

Classroom Activities

Vocabulary

spray

moderate

prowess

plowmen

gazed

frantically

weeping bitterly

Assignments Due
  1. Read and write the answers to pp. 16-18 in your Ready Florida 7th grade book. 
  2. Watch the video Pythons in the Florida Everglades.
  3. Read your chapter book. Your second book report is two weeks from today:                  November 9, 2020.
  4. Finish “The Flight of Icarus” as a class. Discuss this story.
  5. Work on Edgenuity Language Arts.
  6. Learn Text Mapping with Dr. Forney. Practice on your own. You will need your colored pens or markers in blue, red, and green.
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