7th Grade Language Arts

week 15                                                                         Dec 2-6, 2019

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Mon 12/2

I can use 7th grade vocabulary words

I can pick out several details from the text (RL.7.1)

I can analyze how plot, setting or characters work in a text (RL.7.3)

I can analyze important quotations (RI.7.3)

learn 4a words

The Giver unit:

  • Ch. Resp. Q’s ch 10-12 due 
  • get Ch. Response Q’s (ch 13-15)
  • read ch 13 (18 min)

-increase your vocabulary

-discuss the development of the plot

- analyze how a character can impact another character

Tue 12/3

I can read 7th grade narrative fiction.

I can write routinely over small time periods (free-write) (W.7.10)

I can analyze important quotations (RI.7.3)

I can find personification in literature (RL.7.4)

7 minutes silent reading

The Giver unit:

  • free-write #7 “Choices”
  • read ch. 14 (15 min)
  • work time on Ch. Resp. Q’s (ch 13-15)

-increase my reading fluency

-analyze how choices impact our lives

-find 2 samples of personification in the text

-investigate an important quotation in the text

Wed 12/4

I can read 7th grade narrative fiction

I can write routinely over small time periods (free-write) (W.7.10)

I can summarize text (RL.7.2)

7 minutes silent reading

The Giver unit:

  • read ch 15 (4 min)
  • free-write #8- “War”
  • work time on Ch Resp. Q’s (ch 13-15)

                                        -due tomorrow

  • catch-up day

-increase my reading fluency

-improve my writing skills

-write 3-4 sentences on the topic of war, and how it impacts Jonas

-restate what the text says in my own words

Thur 12/5

I can read 7th grade narrative fiction

I can analyze how plot, setting or characters work in a text (RL.7.3)

I can pick out several details from the text (RL.7.1)

7 minutes silent reading

The Giver unit:

  • Ch Resp. Q’s (ch 13-15) due
  • get Ch. Resp. Q’s (ch 16-18)
  • read ch 16 (13 min)

                                   

-increase my reading fluency

I can describe 3 discoveries of Jonas’s and support them with quotations.

I can identify what the author wants us to guess about Jonas’s perception about love.

Fri  12/6

I can use 7th grade vocabulary words

I can read 7th grade narrative fiction

4a practice quiz

silent reading the rest of the hour

-earn 80% or better on quiz

-increase my reading fluency

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.RL.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.4 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.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3 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).

writing an essay/short response:

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.

all the time:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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