Q3: Week 5 – February 22-26, 2021

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

LAFS.7.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide a summary of the text.
LAFS.7.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
LAFS.7.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meaning; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
LAFS.7.RL.2.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
LAFS.7.RL.2.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target:

– Students will analyze the development of central ideas and supporting details over the course of the
– Students will 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.
– Students will explain the meanings of words and phrases in a text, including figurative meanings and connotations.
– Students will analyze how the author’s use of rhyme or other repetitions of sound affect a poem, play, or story.

Classroom Activities

Monday, February 22 – LAFS Unit 3 Test & IXL D: 1, 2, 3, & 4

Tuesday, February 23 – Literary Analysis: Performance Assessment –
How do I analyze a poem
How does an author develop a theme
What techniques do authors use to create characters

Wednesday, February 24 – Novel Study: The Outsiders

Thursday, February 25 – LAFS: Craft & Structure in Literature Pg. 119

Friday, February 26 – Spelling & Vocabulary Test
iReady: Literary Analysis

Assignments Due

The Outsiders Packet: Chapters 1 & 2 Comprehension Questions
Chapters 3 & 4 Vocabulary words – definitions
Spelling/Vocabulary Test:

The Outsiders: Chapters 3 & 4


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