Q4: Week 2 – April 6 – 10, 2020

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #30
Unit of InstructionPlot/Setting & The Outsiders Novel Study
Standard(s) Taught

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
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.
Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
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 Targets:
– Students will provide an analysis of the interactions between individuals, events, and/or ideas  in a text. (The Outsiders 4th Quarter Novel Study.)
 – Students will analyze how the author develops characters.
 – Students will analyze how the setting shapes the plot.

Classroom Activities

If you are not on my Remind, please take the time to join.  Important information is sent out frequently.  Thank you!

Remind Code for Mrs. Baker’s ELA:  @637dab

Monday, April 6th – This week you will read Chapters 3 & 4 in The Outsiders novel.
11 AM – Zoom Meeting:  Periods 1 & 3
11:30 AM – Zoom Meeting:  Period 2
Zoom Code:  I will post on Monday.  In order to protect our students, I will send the Zoom code and password out Monday morning on Remind. 
Tuesday, April 7th – ThinkCERCA –  Plot & Its Impact on Theme and Setting
(Disregard Due Date) Finish the entire lesson.
Wednesday, April 8th – Read The Outsiders or listen to Audible
Thursday, April 9th –  Read The Outsiders or listen to Audible 
Friday, April 3rd –  45 Minutes on iReady 
By Friday you should have completed Chapters 3 & 4 of The Outsiders.  The work to complete is listed below. 
All work should be typed and sent via V-Portal using Word to:  HLBaker@volusia.k12.fl.us
You may pick up paper packets at Ivy Hawn – Yellow. (Follow Connect Ed instructions.)
If you prefer to handwrite the material, you may take a photo of your work and send via Remind. 

Assignments Due

Tuesday, April 7th:
ThinkCERCA – Plot & Its Impact on Theme and Setting

Friday, April 10th:
The Outsiders Vocabulary for Chapters 3 & 4
The Outsiders Reading Questions for Chapters 3 & 4
(Look in Additional Resources below.  Click on the Outsiders link.)
iReady – 45 Minutes

Additional Resources