Quarter 2 Week 1 November 2 – 6, 2020

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #10
Unit of InstructionLooking for and Remembering specific details, author imagination, visualizing details, theme, plot, central idea, fiction within nonfiction
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RI.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

LAFS.7.RI.1.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

LAFS.7.RI.1.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

LAFS.7.RI.2.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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.2.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

LAFS.7.RI.3.7 Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will read a nonfiction account of Black Women in Aviation and watch two corresponding videos. They will compare the information they learned in each.

My students will learn 10 vocabulary words and be tested on them on Friday.

My students will work on Edgenuity Reading competing in a contest for Friday.

My students will work in their Florida Ready workbooks and read a charge to students by      President Barack Obama. They will answer the questions that follow the text. They will also watch a video featuring Obama speaking to all students.

My students will play Kahoot with questions based on new information they have read this week.

Classroom Activities

Monday – Edgenuity

Tuesday – Teacher Work Day

Wednesday – Read “Women in Aviation” p. 45 in our Collections book as a class. Pay attention to details! Learn vocabulary words. There will be a vocabulary TEST (summative) on Friday. Work on Edgenuity Reading for contest.

Thursday – Finish reading “Women in Aviation.” Review vocabulary words, Read and answer the questions for pp. 24-26 in Ready Florida book.  Watch the Barack Obama video.            Work on Edgenuity Reading for contest.

Friday – Vocabulary test, Kahoot, reminder that oral book report is due Monday, November 9. Work on Edgenuity Reading for contest.

Assignments Due
  1. Edgenuity Reading through Quiz. I will record your quiz grade on Friday. The top 3 Edgenuity students will receive a prize!!!! This is a contest anyone can win!
  2. Read “Women in Aviation” from Collections p. 43. We will read this as a class.
  3. Study the 10 vocabulary words from “Women in Aviation” with Dr. Forney and on your own.     You will have a summative test on these words on Friday.
  4. Watch the two videos at the top of this page.
  5. Read and complete pp. 24-26 in their Florida Ready workbook. 
  6. Read your chapter book. Your oral book report is due on Monday, November 9.
Additional Resources

Vocabulary Words

  1. marred – to ruin or spoil
  2. sexist – the misguided belief that women are incapable or inferior
  3. racist – a person who believes one race is superior to another
  4. prejudice – opinions not based on truth or experience
  5. finance – to pay for
  6. exhibition – a show for the public
  7. aviation – having to do with airplanes and flying
  8. mishap – an unlucky accident
  9. tragedy – an event causing great suffering or loss
  10. precautions – actions taken to avoid danger


Read passages aloud, help correct words that were mispronounced, explain the meanings of words, offer different ways to express knowledge, stay after other students have left to work on assignments to work one-on-one with students or to answer their questions or solve problems for them, offer longer times to complete assignments, break learning into smaller chunks, play learning games that teach new information or reinforce information already taught, teach with pictures and videos to give students visual clues and experiences