Q2: Week 6- December 14-18, 2020


TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaEnglish Language Arts/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #6
Unit of InstructionAnalyzing Story Elements
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RL.1.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
LAFS.7.RI.1.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.
LAFS.7.RL.2.6: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
LAFS.7.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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.RL.3.7: Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium.
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

Learning Targets:
– Students will deliver multimedia presentation.
– Students will determine the theme of a short story and to analyze word choice and style.
– Students will provide an analysis of how particular elements of a story or drama interact.
– Students will provide a comparison and contrast of a text to a video of the text.

Classroom Activities

Monday, December 14th: Magic & the Brain – Finish PowerPoints
IXL: V: 1-4
Tuesday, December 15th: Background: Charles Dickens
Comparing Versions of A Christmas Carol (Excerpt from novel, play
& graphic novel.)
Wednesday, December 16th: Comparing Versions of A Christmas Carol
Play: A Christmas Carol
Thursday, December 17th: Film: A Christmas Carol – 1971 (Animated.)
LAFS pages 11-18
Friday, December 18th: Film: The Muppet Christmas Carol (Compare versions)

Assignments Due

No Spelling or Vocabulary Next Week

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