Quarter 3 Week 9 March 2-6, 2020

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #27
Unit of InstructionMain Idea, Context Clues, Evidence, Text Structure, Vocabulary, Cause & Effect, Essays and PowerPoints, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
LAFS.7.W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
LAFS.7.W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
LAFS.7.W.1.2e Establish and maintain a formal style.
LAFS.7.W.1.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented

LAFS.7.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
LAFS.7.L.1.1a Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
LAFS.7.L.1.1b Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.
LAFS.7.L.1.1c Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.
LAFS.7.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
LAFS.7.L.1.2a Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).
LAFS.7.L.1.2b Spell correctly.
LAFS.7.L.3.4b Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
LAFS.7.L.3.4c Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word
or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
LAFS.7.L.3.4d Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Main Idea, Context Clues, Text Evidence, Text Structure, Vocabulary, Cause & Effect


Essay Writing, Punctuating cited evidence, Reading for details

Classroom Activities

My students will work on practice sheets for reading.

My students will finish their essays/PowerPoint presentations.

My students will read for details in our novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.

My students will REVIEW Greek and Latin Root Words.

My students will continue to add high order vocabulary words to their personal vocabulary caches.

Assignments Due

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

Work on your poster book report. This is DUE March 10, 8 days from now.

Complete classwork in a timely manner and with high 7th grade standards.

Update your Standards sheets.

Additional Resources

Greek and Latin Root/Meaning

Anti – Against   Port – carry
Auto – self Pre – before
Bi – two                       Re – again
Bio – life                      Sol – sun
Circum – around          Sub – under
Ex – out                        Syn – same
Graph – write               Tele – far away
Inter – between            Terra – land
Multi – many               Tract – pull
Nym – name                Trans – across
Ology – study of          Un – not
Phone – sound             Uni – one   Duo – two Kilo – thousand Poly – many Aud – hear Extra – beyond Meter – measure Post – after Cent – hundred Geo – earth Non – not Scope – see Contra – against Gram – write Para – beside Scrib – write Dia – across Hemi – half Per – through Struct – build Dict – say Ject – throw Photos – light Tri – three Forney – beautiful