LAFS.7.RL.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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.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.1.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events)
LAFS.7. L.2.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
LAFS.7. L.2.3a Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
LAFS.7. W.2.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Monday, March 8th – Florida Collections: Mississippi Solo Pg. 137
Close Reader: Polar Dream Pg. 45
What is a Memoir
Tuesday, March 9th – Core Connections: Writing Elaboration
Wednesday, March 10th – The Outsiders Novel Study
Thursday, March 11th – Core Connections Continued: Elaboration recap and revision of VLT: Water Supply in the Florida Everglades
Friday, March 12th – Florida Collections: Life at Home in the Twenty-First Century (Consumerism)
LAFS: Craft & Structure in Literature Pg. 129 – Analyzing Rhyme and Repetition
Chapters 7 & 8 Vocabulary Test:
Bleak – cold and forbidding
Drawled – speak in a slow, lazy way with prolonged vowels
Brawn – physical strength in contrast to intelligence
Aghast – filled with horror or shock
Exploits – An act /deed, esp. a brilliant, bold or heroic one
Contemptuously – the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving of hate
Divert – distract (someone or their attention) from something
Reluctantly – hesitant or unwilling; disinclined