Q4: Week 5 – April 27 – May 1, 2020

TeacherHeather Baker
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #33
Unit of InstructionDetermining Words/Meanings in Literary Texts & The Outsiders
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:
 – How words can have different types of meanings;
 – How to interpret figurative meanings;|
 – How to use context clues to determine the meaning of words and phrases.
Classroom Activities

Monday, April 27th  – This week you will read Chapters 9 & 10 in The Outsiders novel.
Zoom Meeting: For security reasons, live lessons in large groups are discontinued.  Zoom is available for one-on-one sessions and in a small group setting.
The YouTube channel link is below.  Please view!  Guest Reader:  Ms. Drager
Tuesday, April 28th – ThinkCERCA –  Determining the Meaning of Words and Phrases in Literary Texts
Wednesday, April 29th – Read The Outsiders or listen to Audible
Thursday, April 30th –  45 Minutes on iReady
Friday, May 1st –  Read The Outsiders or listen to Audible
By Friday you should have completed Chapters 9 & 10 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

Graded Assignments:
Tuesday, April 28th – ThinkCERCA:  Determining the Meaning of Words and Phrases in Literary Texts
Thursday, April 30th – 45-Minutes on iReady
Friday, May 1st – Chapters 9 & 10 Comprehension & Vocabulary Questions

Additional Resources