Q3: Week 8 – March 15-18, 2021

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #8
Unit of InstructionNovel Study & Craft & Structure in Literature
Standard(s) Taught

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.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; 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.
LAFS.7.RL.3.7 Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
Students will provide a statement of theme or central idea of the text.
Students will reveal the plot diagram for The Outsiders:
Rising Action
Falling Action

Classroom Activities

Monday, March 15th – The Outsiders Chapters 9 & 10
Analyzing the Structure of a Poem – Pg. 137 LAFS
Tuesday, March 16th – The Outsiders Chapters 11 & 12
Analyzing the Structure of a Poem – Pg. 137 LAFS (Continued)
Wednesday, March 17th – Finish Outsiders Packet Work
The Outsiders Movie
Thursday, March 18th – The Outsiders Movie
All Q3 work must be submitted by today!
Friday, March 19th – End of Quarter 3 Spring Break

Assignments Due

Students must submit all Q3 work.
Students should be keeping up with The Outsiders vocabulary and comprehension questions.
No spelling/vocab for this week.

Additional Resources

This test will be on April 2nd:

Spruced – neat in dress and appearance
Mortal – causing or having caused death
Grimacing – an ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face,
Ruefully – expressing sorrow or regret, esp. when in a slightly humorous way
Leery – cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions
Agony – extreme physical or mental suffering
Stupor – a state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility
Delirious –A disturbed state of mind resulting from illness