Week 3 Quarter 1 September 14-18, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7th
Week #3
Unit of InstructionTheme, character, plot, theme in literature, Malala Yousafzai
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RL.1.2 DETERMINE A THEME OR CENTRAL IDEA OF A TEXT

LAFS.7.RL.2.6 CHARACTER

LAFS.7.RL.1.1 CITE SEVERAL PIECES OF TEXTUAL EVIDENCE

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn to determine a theme in literature.

Students will learn to discuss character and how a character is impacted by setting & time frame.

Students will complete 5 lessons in Think Cerca and I will record their two highest grades.

Students will discuss the literature pieces they are reading. 

I will record two formative grades from the 5 Think Cerca lessons they read.

We will watch a video on Malala Yousafzai and discuss Citizens of the World.

Students will read their chapter books for their book reports that are due on September 28.

Classroom Activities

We will watch a video on Malala Yousafzai, discuss, have silent reading, work on Think Cerca, write a paragraph, and if time allows, play Kahoot.

Assignments Due

Think Cerca – Complete these assignments in order. Do your best. I will not reset any of these lessons, so take your time, find the correct answer in the literature before you record your answer. Prove your answers! Go to Think Cerca and log in. 

  1. Theme
  2. Determine Theme in Literature
  3. Characters
  4. Plot
  5. Skills Lesson: Plot and its impact on Theme and Setting
Additional Resources

On Friday, you will need a needle, thread, scissors, a 4-hole button, and a small piece of cloth. We are going to learn how to sew on a button. This relates to our reading page on buttons.