Q2 Week 3: October 25-29
Standards Covered this Week:
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.
RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an accurate summary of the text based upon this analysis.
RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a literary text interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
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.
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.
RI.7.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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.
- Unit Test: Wednesday, October 27 (ASSESSMENT GRADE)
- Informative essay on a brain injury survivor: due Friday, October 29 (DAILY GRADE)
Monday, October 18:
- Bellwork: Students will complete an ACT prep activity on punctuation.
- Students and teacher will read and discuss "The Tell-Tale Heart," by Edgar Allan Poe.
- HOMEWORK: None
Tuesday, October 19:
- Bellwork: Students will work in groups to write scary stories starting with the same writing prompt.
- Students and teacher will read and discuss "The Elevator," by William Sleator.
- HOMEWORK: None
Wednesday, October 20:
- Students will take the Unit 2 test.
- Early Finishers will continue to read Phineas Gage and work on guided notes.
- HOMEWORK: None.
Thursday, October 21:
- Bellwork: Students will review a slide presentation about informative/explanatory writing.
- Students and teacher will research, plan, and write a short essay about a brain injury survivor.
- HOMEWORK: Finish informative essay (DUE FRIDAY)
Friday, October 22:
- Bellwork: Students will finish and submit their informative essays.
- Students will work on i-Ready reading lessons.