Q1- Week 5: September 28- October 2, 2020

TeacherLaura Raulerson
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #5
Unit of InstructionAnalyzing the Media
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RI.1.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their
development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the
text.
LAFS.7.RI.2.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including
how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the
ideas.
LAFS.7.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text,
assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and
sufficient to support the claims.
LAFS.7.RI.3.9: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic
shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or
advancing different interpretations of facts.
LAFS.7.SL.1.2: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse
media and formats and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under
study.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Targets:
– Students will provide an analysis of how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence.
– Students will learn to evaluate information from a variety of sources and to compare the print version of a text to the audio, video, or multimedia version.
– Students will look for author’s claims.

Classroom Activities

Monday, September 28th –Finish Speeches
-Close Reader: Finding your Everest – Jordan Romero

Tuesday, September 29th –Florida Collections: Covering Issues in the News (Pages 19-30)
“Parents of Rescued Teenage Sailor Abby Sunderland Accused of Risking Her
Life” Online News Article
“Ship of Fools” Editorial
“Was Abby Too Young to Sail?” CBS News

Wednesday, September 30th – The Call of the Wild – Quiz on Chapters 3 & 4.
– Read ch. 5
– Ch. 5 Vocabulary
– TeddX – “Abby Sunderland Rogue Wave & Lessons of the Sea.”
Comparing Abby to Jordan
Thursday, October 1st – Face-to-Face: Rotation Stations: Edgenuity, IXL (Q), and Ready Florida LAFS:
Unit 5 – Integration of Knowledge and Ideas in Informational Text
Face-to-Face Edgenuity: Warm-Up and “I Hear America Singing.”

Friday, October 2nd – Face-to-Face: Rotation Stations: IXL (Q), and Ready Florida LAFS: Unit 5 –
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas in Informational Text
– Summative: Greek and Latin Roots levels 1, 2, and 3

Assignments Due

Friday, October 2nd -The Call of the Wild Vocabulary ch. 4-5
-Summative: Greek and Latin Roots levels 1, 2, and 3

Additional Resources

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/215/215-h/215-h.htm

https://my.hrw.com/

https://quizlet.com/_8mbl4o?x=1jqt&i=ijbnh

https://quizlet.com/_8ons53?x=1jqt&i=ijbnh

https://quizlet.com/_8qcxkg?x=1qqt&i=ijbnh