Q3: Wk 6- March 1-6, 2021

1st and 2nd Period Vocab
4th period vocabulary

TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/ Reading
Grade Level7
Week #6
Unit of InstructionA Long Walk to Water, Reading Fluency, Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
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.1.1c Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.
LAFS.7.RL.2.5 Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can increase my reading fluency to an average of 140-150 WPM.
I can identify how dangling and misplaced modifiers change the meaning of a sentence.
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, March 1: New Vocabulary
Fluency Packet
LAFS Pages 108-109

Tuesday, March 2: Write a short essay based on the following articles (3 paragraphs using 3 pieces of
text evidence)
“Time Trip: Sudan’s Civil War”

Wednesday, March 3: IXLs KK 1-3
Vocabulary Chart
Remediation/ Quiet Reading

Thursday, March 4: “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

Friday, March 5: Vocabulary Quiz
Fluency Packet

Assignments Due

DUE: ELA Assessment: 3 paragraphs on Sudan
IXLs KK, 1-3
Vocab Chart (first period only)
Vocab Quiz

Additional Resources

Vocabulary: 1st and 2nd Periods:
Animosity- A strong feeling of dislike or hatred
Barriers- Something difficult to overcome
Distinctly- Easily
Participated- Be involved with others doing something

Vocabulary: 4th Period
Humbleness- not telling about good things they have done; not bragging
Frailty- weakness
Obligations- things you have to do
sound (of mind or body)- healthy
infirm- sick
disclosed- told to
Covenant- A very serious (holy) agreement
Outweigh- be more important than