7th Grade Language Arts

week 9                                                                       Oct 21-25, 2019

Learning Target/ Standard

Performance Tasks

Success Criteria



I can use 7th grade vocabulary words.

I can do research (W.7.7)

I can take notes in my own words (W.7.8)

I can cite my sources (RL.7.1)

practice vocab 2b words- TEST Friday

last work day: Titanic presentations

  • make note cards/note sheet for presentation Wednesday
  • Don't forget about the

citation slide!

HW- finish your 5 slides!!!

increase my vocabulary skills

complete 100% of your 5 slides

make notecards/note sheet for presentation



I can read 7th grade narrative fiction.

I can use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing (W.7.6)

7 minutes silent reading

TITANIC presentations DUE

Presentations are tomorrow!

In-class spelling bee

(winners are invited to compete at the Pathfinder School spelling bee on Monday, Oct 28th at 6:30pm in board of ed room at Pathfinder).

increase my reading fluency

submit complete Titanic slide presentation.

participate in in-class spelling bee if I want.



I can use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing (W.7.6)

I can produce clear and coherent writing (W.7.4)

I can demonstrate formal speech (SL.7.6)

I can use knowledge of language and use appropriate conventions when writing and speaking (L.7.3)


Present your slideshow with appropriate eye contact, enunciation, and volume, showing command of the English language



Same as Wednesday


Same as Wednesday



I can use 7th grade vocabulary words.

I can read 7th grade narrative fiction.

TEST 2b words

finish presentations if necessary

silent read for remainder of class time
end of 1st quarter

earn 80% or better on my test

increase my reading fluency

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.