Q1-Week 4: September 21-25, 2020 (Innovative Students)

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TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #4
Unit of InstructionVisions of the Past and Future
Standard(s) Taught

Evaluate the reasoning of an argument.
Recognize the purpose of questioning.
Determine central ideas in a nonfiction text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
Evaluate the effect of word choices on tone.
Analyze the effect of historical context on the author’s purpose.
Distinguish fact from opinion.
Establish an appropriate tone.
Paraphrase central ideas.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 21 – Edgenuity, “The Girl who Silenced the World for Five Minutes.”
Tuesday, September 22 – Edgenuity, “Persuasion and Tone in a Speech.”
Wednesday, September 23 – The Call of the Wild – Chapters 1 & 2 Quiz
Reading – The Call of the Wild
Thursday, September 24 – Edgenuity, Central Ideas in Eleanor Roosevelt’s, “What I Hope to Leave Behind.”
Friday, September 25 – Finish ALL outstanding work. The Call of the Wild Vocabulary:
7 definitions
7 sentences using each vocabulary word
Primitive
Astuteness
Insubordination
Flabbergasted
Defiance
Jubilant
Deliberation

Assignments Due

Monday, September 21 – Edgenuity, “The Girl who Silenced the World for Five Minutes.”
Tuesday, September 22 – Edgenuity, “Persuasion and Tone in a Speech.”
Wednesday, September 23 – The Call of the Wild – Chapters 1 & 2 Quiz
Reading – The Call of the Wild
Thursday, September 24 – Edgenuity, Central Ideas in Eleanor Roosevelt’s, “What I Hope to Leave Behind.”
Friday, September 25 – Finish ALL outstanding work. The Call of the Wild Vocabulary:
7 definitions
7 sentences using each vocabulary word
Primitive
Astuteness
Insubordination
Flabbergasted
Defiance
Jubilant
Deliberation

Additional Resources