Q4W4: 4/11 – 4/15 7th Grade

Remind Code ONLY for 3rd & 7th period:
3rd and 7th period: @3e6c7c

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading/Journalism
Grade Level7
Week #4
Unit of InstructionChange Agents - Essential Question: How can changing the world change you?
Standard(s) Taught

Analyze how the interactions between characters contributes to the development of a plot in a literary text. (ELA.7. R.1.1)
Explain the influence shifts in point of view in a literary text. (ELA.7. R.1.3)
Apply knowledge of context clues, word relationships, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words. (ELA.7. V.1.3)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target
Analyze characterization towards plot development (R.1.1)
Analyze & explain shifting point of view (R.1.3)
Apply working knowledge of words to determine connotative & denotative word meanings (V.1.3)

Learning Criteria
Students will:
Analyzing Setting and Character (R.1.1)
Analyze Structure (R.1.3)
Apply Vocabulary (V.1.1)

Classroom Activities

Test Prep Strategies/Review
Study guide for A Long Walk to Water (attached to Q3W3 for your convenience)
Use Depth of Knowledge Questioning (DOK) & Costa’s Level of Questions on Chapter Analysis work for A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park (attached to Q3W3 for your convenience)
Groups assigned specific chapters to analyze vocabulary, plot points, summarize, theme, symbolism, connecting to your life, the meaning & why noteworthy quotes matter in the text, and create Level 2-4 test questions with answers.

Information to log into HMH’s site:

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Password: The password is ivyhawn (yes, all lowercase and all one word) and then the student’s “secret number.” All students should know their secret number. Please send me a Remind text if you need it.

Assignments Due

Study guide due by 4/12 (formative)
Each Chapter analysis due the day after it is assigned (formatives)
A Long Walk to Water assessment TBD (summative)

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 3rd & 7th period:
3rd and 7th period: @3e6c7c