Quarter 2 Week 2 November 9 – 13, 2020

TeacherDanielle Suhr
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7
Week #11
Unit of InstructionArgumentative thinking, logic, pros, cons, counterclaim, read novel and discuss, oral book reports
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.7.RL.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.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.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

LAFS.7.RL.2.5 Analyze howa drama’s or poem’s form or structure(e.g., soliloquy, sonnet)contributes to its meaning.

LAFS.7.RL.2.6 Analyze how anauthor develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

LAFS.7.RL.3.7 Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

LAFS.7.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

My students will give oral book reports.

My students will listen quietly and attentively to their peers while they are presenting their oral book reports.

My students will take their VLT writing diagnostic and do their best writing and citing.

My students will read from Collections if there is time. This is a busy week!

My students will choose a new chapter book and begin reading.

Classroom Activities

Monday – oral book reports, Edgenuity Language Arts

 Tuesday – oral book reports, Edgenuity Language Arts

Wednesday – Veteran’s Day

Thursday – VLT diagnostic writing, Edgenuity Language Arts

Friday – VLT diagnostic writing Edgenuity Language Arts

Assignments Due
  1. Watch videos on your own time.
  2. Give oral book report. This must be on time, and it is a summative grade.
  3. Complete VLT writing diagnostic.
  4. Get a new chapter book by WEDNESDAY for independent reading.
  5. Work on Edgenuity Language Arts.
Additional Resources


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