Q1-Week 5: September 28 – October 2, 2020 (F2F & Innovative)

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TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #5
Unit of InstructionAnalyzing the Media
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RI.1.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their
development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the
text.
LAFS.7.RI.2.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including
how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the
ideas.
LAFS.7.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text,
assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and
sufficient to support the claims.
LAFS.7.RI.3.9: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic
shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or
advancing different interpretations of facts.
LAFS.7.SL.1.2: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse
media and formats and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under
study.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
– Students will provide an analysis of how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence.
– Students will learn to evaluate information from a variety of sources and to compare the print version of a text to the audio, video, or multimedia version.
– Students will look for author’s claims.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 28th – Florida Collections: Covering Issues in the News  (Pages 19-30)
“Parents of Rescued Teenage Sailor Abby Sunderland Accused of Risking Her Life” Online News Article
“Ship of Fools” Editorial
“Was Abby Too Young to Sail?” CBS News
Tuesday, September 29th – TeddX – “Abby Sunderland Rogue Wave & Lessons of the Sea.”
Close Reader: Finding your Everest – Jordan Romero
Comparing Abby to Jordan
Wednesday, September 30th – The Call of the Wild – Quiz on Chapters 3 & 4. Reading
Thursday, October 1st –
Face-to-Face:  Rotation Stations: Edgenuity, IXL (Q), and Ready Florida LAFS: Unit 5 – Integration of Knowledge and Ideas in Informational Text
Face-to-Face Edgenuity:  Warm-Up and “I Hear America Singing.”
Innovative Students Edgenuity:  Word Relationships 
Friday, October 2nd –
Face-to-Face:  Rotation Stations: IXL (Q), and Ready Florida LAFS: Unit 5 – Integration of Knowledge and Ideas in Informational Text
Innovative Students Edgenuity:  Capitals & Commas

Assignments Due

Friday, October 2nd – Vocabulary: Definition and Sentences – The Call of the Wild:
For both Face-to-Face & Innovative
Obdurate
Monotonous
Potent
Heredity
Resiliency
Morose
Lugubriously
Perplexed
Mournfully

ONLY FACE-TO-FACE:
Students may retake one of the Greek & Latin Roots exams: Level I, II or III
Friday, October 9th – Summative: Levels I, II & III of Greek and Latin Roots

Additional Resources

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/215/215-h/215-h.htm

 

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