Quarter 3 Week 8 February 24-28, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #26
Unit of InstructionEssay Writing, Novel Reading, Vocabulary, poetry, drama
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RL.2.5
Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.                                                                                                                                 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.
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 an objective summary of the text.
LAFS.7.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
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 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.
LAFS.7.RL.2.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
LAFS.7.RL.2.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will analyze a poem’s form or structure and how it contributes to meaning

My students will look at and discuss items from the late 1880s and discuss how they contribute to The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.

My students will write high order vocabulary words I will give them. This continues our strategy of giving kids important words to use in their speaking and writing.

My students will finish their essays and PowerPoint presentations. 

Classroom Activities
Assignments Due

Read your book report book 20-30 minutes per night.

Learn the vocabulary words I have given you the past two weeks. These are in your binders.

Come to class prepared to work each day with a binder, notebook paper, and two sharpened pencils.

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