Q2: Week 3, November 16-20, 2020

TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #3
Unit of InstructionVLT/ Story Elements/ Inferences
Standard(s) Taught

Standard(s) Taught
VLT – Argumentative Essay:
LAFS.7.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
a. Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and
organize the reasons and evidence logically.
b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using
accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the
topic or text.
c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the
relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
d. Establish and maintain a formal style.
e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports
the argument presented.

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Will:
– Cite several pieces of text evidence.
– Make inferences drawn from the text.
– Analyze how particular elements of a story interact.
– Analyze how setting shapes the characters or plot.
– Complete Volusia County Literacy Test (VLT – Argumentative Writing)

Classroom Activities

Monday, November 16th – VLT

Tuesday, November 17th – VLT and LAFS Unit 1:Lesson 3, Pages 19-26 (Making Inferences)

Wednesday, November 18th – Periods 1, 2, & 4 = LAFS Unit 1: Lesson 1, Pages 1-10
Periods 5, 6, & 8 = Novel Study (Novel of choice. Book report due 11/30.)

Thursday, November 19th –“Big Things Come in Small Packages” p. 3 in Close Reader
“Snow White” (Common Lit) (Time permitting.)

Friday, November 20th – Revise Argumentative Essay
– IXL letter H: 1 & 2 and B: 1 and 2
– Remediation Day
– Spelling Quiz

Assignments Due

Spelling and Vocabulary Quiz
Please write VLT in Vportal and Share to: LJRauler@volusia.k12.fl.us
IXL H: 1 and 2 and B: 1 and 2

Additional Resources

Spelling & Vocabulary: