• Q1 Week 5: August 22-26

    Focus Standards:

    RI.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.7.1: 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 on this analysis.

    RI.7.2: Determine a 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.

    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).

    RL.7.3: Analyze how particular elements of a literary text interact (e.g., how the setting shapes the characters or plot).

    L.7.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

    SL.7.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

    Assignments and Tests/Quizzes

    Tuesday, August 23: English DCA

    Friday, August 26: Homework due (Ready Lesson 5, pages 45-49 only)

    Friday, August 26: Vocabulary quiz

    Daily Plans:

    Monday, August 22

    • We will read and discuss "Herd Behavior" as an example of an explanatory text and also talk about its connection to The Outsiders.
    • We will begin chapter 3 of The Outsiders and students will work on their notes.
    • HOMEWORK: Ready workbook, pages 45-46

    Tuesday, August 23

    • Students will take their first Writing DCA (District Common Assessment).

    Wednesday, August 24

    • We will read The Outsiders and students will work on their notes.

    Thursday, August 25

    • Students will play a vocabulary review game in preparation for tomorrow's quiz.
    • We will read The Outsiders and students will work on their notes.

    Friday, August 26

    • Students will take their vocabulary quiz.
    • Homework will be checked and recorded as a daily grade.
    • We will read The Outsiders and students will continue working on notes.