Q3: Wk 5- February 22-26

Vocabulary: All Sections

TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #5
Unit of InstructionA Long Walk to Water, Reading Fluency, Sentence Types
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.
LAFS.7.1.1b Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

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.
I can determine how an author uses develops points of view.

Classroom Activities

Monday, February 22: New vocabulary
Fluency Packet”
A Long Walk to Water ch. 6-7

Tuesday, February 23: LAFS pages 100-103
Sherlock Holmes Reader’s Theater (Scope)

Wednesday, February 24: IXLs Z:4, MM 2 to 80%
Vocabulary Charts
Remediation Day/ Silent Reading

Thursday, February 25: A Long Walk to Water ch.8-9
First Period: Fluency/ Vocabulary Charts
Second Period: i-Ready
Fourth Period: Write 3 paragraphs on the history of Sudan’s Civil War

Friday, February 26: Vocabulary Quiz
Fluency Packet
LAFS pages 103-110 (Determining Point of View)

Assignments Due

Friday, February 26: Vocabulary Quiz
IXLs: Z:4 and MM 2 to 80%
First Period: Vocabulary Chart
Second Period: one lesson i-Ready
Fourth Period: History of Sudan

Additional Resources

irrevocably- impossible to change

society- a group of people who work together with a common culture or beliefs

participants- person who participates in an event

sensitivity- an understanding of the feelings of other people

melody- a song or tune

ineffable- something too great to be described