Q3: Wk 4- February 16-19, 2021

1st and 2nd Period Vocab

4th period vocabulary

TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #4
Unit of InstructionA Long Walk to Water, Reading Fluency, Phrases and Clauses
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. W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
LAFS.7.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide a summary of 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).
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. L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
LAFS.7. L.1.1a Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can increase my reading fluency to an average of 140-150 WPM.
I can explain the difference between phrases and clauses in sentences.
I can spell and define grade level vocabulary words as used in reading passages.

Classroom Activities

Tuesday: New Fluency Packet Reading
New Vocabulary
A Long Walk to Water ch. 3
Wednesday: IXLs Z: 1,3
Catch-up day for kids that are behind/ Quiet Reading
Thursday: A Long Walk to Water ch. 4
First Period: Fluency Packet
2nd Period: i-Ready
4th Period: Scope: Escape from Slavery
Friday: Vocabulary Quiz
Fluency Packet (test for increased fluency)
LAFS pgs 98-101

Assignments Due

Friday: Vocabulary Quiz
IXLs Z: 1,3 to 80%

Additional Resources

Periods 1 and 2 Vocabulary:
Breathlessness- not being able to catch your breath
embolism- dangerous clot in an artery
pulmonary- relating to the lungs
litany- a long list

Period 4 vocabulary:
Renounce- to give up
abjure- to reject or give up
fidelity- support
sovereignty- a country
allegiance- support
noncombatant- not fighting
evasion- trying to get out of
arms- guns