Quarter 4 Week 5 April 26 – 30, 2021

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7th
Week #5
Unit of InstructionPercy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, Reading, Greek and Latin Vocabulary Words review, reading vocabulary words
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 andanalyze 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 astory 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 poemto its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects ofLevel 2techniques 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 afictional portrayal of a time

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will learn:

vocabulary words

Greek and Latin root words

Our novel, Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

Discussions about writing

Independent reading

Classroom Activities

Monday – Town Hall Meeting, Watch the video of Percy Jackson, read Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters

Tuesday – Greeting, Watch Percy Jackson, read Sea of Monsters

Wednesday – Independent Reading, read Sea of Monsters and discuss for quiz tomorrow

Thursday – The Lightning Thief quiz, read and discuss Sea of Monsters

Friday – Summative test for vocabulary words and Greek and Latin words

Assignments Due

Vocabulary – We will have a summative test on these words on Friday

prosperity – wealth, riches, bounty

enchanted – magical

quest – an adventure with a purpose

empathy – to feel someone else’s emotional pain and do something about it

resourceful – able to solve problems on the spur of the moment, have good ideas

courageous – brave

ambrosia – food of the gods, today rich fruity salads are called ambrosia

oracle – a mystic who can see the future

oilcloth – fabric that has been waterproofed on one side, in past times people used linseed oil, wax, and sometimes tar


Additional Resources

Greek and Latin Root Words

  1. Anti – Against 
  2. Port  – carry
  3. Auto – self
  4. Pre – before 
  5. Bi – two
  6. Re – again
  7. Bio – life
  8. Sol – sun
  9. Circum – around
  10. Sub – under                                                                                                                                   
  11. Ex – out
  12. Syn – same
  13. Graph – write
  14. Tele – far away
  15. Inter – between
  16. Terra – land
  17. Multi – many
  18. Tract – pull
  19. Nym – name
  20. Trans – across
  21. Ology – study of
  22. Un – not
  23. Phone – sound
  24. Uni – one
  25. Duo – two
  26. Kilo – thousand
  27. Poly – many
  28. Aud – hear
  29. Extra – beyond
  30. Meter – measure
  31. Post – after
  32. Cent – hundred
  33. Geo – earth
  34. Non – not
  35. Scope – see
  36. Contra – against
  37. Gram – write
  38. Para – beside
  39. Scrib – write
  40. Dia – across
  41. Hemi – half
  42. Per – through
  43. Struct – build
  44. Dict – say
  45. Ject – throw
  46. Photos – light 
  47. Tri – three
  48. Forney – beautiful