Q3: Wk 3- February8-12, 2021

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TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #3
Unit of InstructionVLT Remediation and Black History Month
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.SL.1.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
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.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. W.1.1d Establish and maintaina formal style.
LAFS.7. W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection,Level 3organization, and analysis of relevant content.
LAFS.7. W.1.2a Introduce a topicclearly; previewing what is to follow, organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition,classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics(e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful toLevel 4aiding comprehension
LAFS.7. W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.Level 4LAFS.7. W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.Level 4LAFS.7. W.1.2e Establish and maintain a formal style.Level 4LAFS.7. W.1.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that followsand supports from the information or explanation presented.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can cite several pieces of text-based evidence to support my analysis of characters.
I can determine the central ideas of a text.
I can analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters in a text.
I can identify the correct text structure needed to respond to an informational essay prompt.
I can write an informational essay following a clear structure, implementing formal style, and utilizing effective transitions.

Classroom Activities

Monday, February 8: -New vocabulary (based on fluency reading)
-“I Am Still the Greatest”-Muhammad Ali Fluency Reading
– “A Long Walk to Water” introduction and chapter 1

Tuesday, February 9: -VLT Remediation
-Review Text Structures
-Review teacher comments
-Peer Review

Wednesday, February 10: -VLT Remediation
-Complete edits
-Teacher conference

Thursday, February 11: -A Long Walk to Water ch. 2
-5th Period: Fluency Packet
-6th Period: i-Ready
-8th Period: Scope “The Girl who Dared”

Friday, February 12: -Vocabulary Quiz
-5th and 6th Period: Fluency Packet
-8th Period: LAFS page 98-101

Assignments Due

Wednesday, February 10: VLT Rewrite
Friday, February 12: Vocabulary Quiz

Additional Resources

conclusively – to come to a decision
insidious – harmful
diminished – lessened
instilled – to be taught or cause to have
compromised – weakened or given up
triumphed ¬¬– won
increased – to make greater