Quarter 3 Week 7 March 8 – 12, 2021

Words to Know


TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #7
Unit of InstructionClass Novel, Vocabulary, Comprehension
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.Level 2

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.Level 3

LAFS.7.RL.1.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).Level 3

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 Level 3 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.Level 2

LAFS.7.RL.2.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.Level 2

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 Level 2 techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

LAFS.7.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of Level 2 understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria


  1. slits – thin openings
  2. cross-references – supporting evidence that agrees with the original findings
  3. vacancies – available openings
  4. scratchy sheets – bed sheets that are not soft
  5. requirements – a thing that is wanted or needed
  6. fidgeted – moved impatiently
  7. deftly – smoothly, quickly, skillfully
  8. twitch – move jerkily
  9. revved – make an engine roar by pressing the accelerator
  10. accelerate – to go faster
  11. lopsided – leaning to one side, off-center
  12. cluster – a group together
  13. mounds – a raised pile of something such as dirt, pebbles, 
  14. cautious – carefully
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