Q2: Week 9 – January 19-22, 2021 (F2F & Innovative)

Informative Scan

Informative Scan 2


TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #9
Unit of InstructionInformative/Explanatory Essay
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
LAFS.7.W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.7.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:

– Read examples of informational essays.
– Determine which essay structure will be best to explain the topic.
– Use graphic organizers to plan an essay.
– Develop an essay with facts, definitions, concrete details, information, and examples.

Classroom Activities

Monday, January 18th – No School
Tuesday, January 19th – The Life Cycle of a Butterfly – Sequencing Prompt & Everyone Learns Differently – Descriptive Prompt
Wednesday, January 20th– Moving into the Middle – Compare/Contrast & Cell Phones in School – Problem/Solution Prompt
Thursday, January 21st = A Reason for Everything – Cause & Effect Prompt
LAFS Workbook Pages: 95-99
Friday, January 22nd – Literary Terms Test
Begin Informative/Explanatory Essay: Topic & Introductory Paragraph

Assignments Due

Tuesday, January 19th – Please make sure you submitted the Women in Aviation project
Wednesday, January 20th – Literary Terms Quiz
Friday, January 22nd – F2F Informative Essay Packet Due
Spelling and Vocabulary Sentences
Innovative – Vocabulary Sentences (Use each word, below in parenthesis, in a sentence.)
Literary Terms Test

January 22nd at Noon – All work for 2nd quarter must be submitted. End of grading period.

Literary Terms you need to know for test on 1/22:

Allusion Climax Foreshadowing
Flashback Genre Imagery
Irony Metaphor Mood
Narrator Onomatopoeia Parody
Personification Refrain Satire
Setting Sonnet Subplot
Symbol Theme Tone

Additional Resources

Spelling & Vocabulary:

Con = With (Congregate)
Com = With (Complement)
Co = With (Coincide)

Hyper = Over (Hyperbole)
Super = Above (Superimpose)
Hypo = Under (Hypothermia)
Sub = Below (Subconscious)

Tele = Far (Telepathic)
Ab = Away From (Abstain)
Dys = Bad/Abnormal (Dysfunction)
Neo = New (Neonatal)