Q3W2: 1/10 – 1/14 7th Grade ADV/GIFTED

Remind Code ONLY for 4th & 8th period (advanced/gifted)
4th and 8th period: @f3dkg9

Everest Climb by Kelli Stynton

Notes for Taking Notes

Questions For Everest video

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Journalism
Grade Level7
Week #2
Unit of InstructionTake Control - Essential Question: How do actions define us?
Standard(s) Taught

• Analyze the impact of setting on character development and plot in a literary text. (ELA.7. R.1.1)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target
• Write personal or fictional narratives using narrative techniques, a recognizable point of view, precise words and phrases, and figurative language. (ELA.7. C.1.2)
• Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level. Review types of clauses. (ELA.7. C.3.1)

Learning Criteria
Students will:
• Use digital tools to produce and share writing. (ELA.7. C.5.2)
• Apply knowledge of Greek and Latin roots and affixes to determine meaning of words and phrases in grade level content. (ELA.7. V.1.2)

Classroom Activities

Monday & Tuesday – District Volusia Literacy Test (VLT) *summative grade for ELA

HMH: “Everest: To Climb or Not to Climb” by Kelli Stynton – focusing on point of view (attached for your convenience)

IXL: J.1 and MM.1

Note taking strategies and practice with article and video
Video: National Geographic: Everest 50 Years on the Mountain

Assignments Due

VLT #2 due January 11
National Geographic video quiz & notes due by January 14
IXL: J.1 and MM.1 due by January 14

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.

Remind Code ONLY for 4th & 8th period (advanced/gifted):

4th and 8th period: @f3dkg9