Quarter 3 Week 4 February 16 – 19, 2021

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #4
Unit of InstructionParts of a novel, finding text evidence, Reading class novel
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  1. Why was Violet looking forward to the watermelon-eating contest?
  2. Who won the watermelon-eating contest?
  3. What happened to Dan when he was SCUBA diving?
  4. How did Violet help Dan?
  5. What happened to Lexi Miller?
  6. How did Violet help Lexi Miller?
  7. What is the link back to the Preface of the book between the dog in Dad’s vet office and Lexi Miller?
  8. How is Lexi Miller’s body disposed at sea?
Classroom Activities

Monday – Presidents Day

Tuesday – 


  1. disgruntled – Angry
  2. ambush – take someone by surprise
  3. bacteria – tiny organisms that sometimes make us sick
  4. airborne – passed through the air, up in the air
  5. expertise – one person’s special ability
  6. alleviate – take away, make less
  7. to sit bolt upright – to quickly sit up straight
  8. thrashed about – to move, roll around, move hands and arms
  9. glassy eyes – eyes that are glazed over from fever and pain
  10. fierceness – savage power
  11. audible – out loud, able to listen to
  12. armory – a place where weapons are stored in case of an uprising
  13. specialist – a person who has learned specific skills and abilities on a certain topic
  14. coffee barista – a person whose job is to make different flavors of coffee and serve it

Wednesday –

Thursday – 

Friday – 

Assignments Due
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