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Teacher: Mrs. Douglas/Ms. Freeman Date: Monday, January 14  Subject: ELA Topic: Cold Write

 

Standard(s)



L. 7.4 a,b,c,d

RL. 7.1, 7.2

RI. 7.1, 7.2

W. 7.1 a,b

SL. 7.1 a,b,c,d; 7.2; 7.3





 

Learning Target(s)

(based on the language of the standard)








I can infer the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

I can recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

I can analyze an author’s words and determine multiple pieces of textual evidence needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

I can analyze plot to determine a theme.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text and answers that require and inference.

I can analyze how central ideas are developed over the course of a text.

I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.

I can create questions and locate key textual evidence to contribute to a discussion on the given topic, text, or issue.

I can come prepared with key points and textual evidence to contribute to a discussion.

I can explain how the ideas found in media and formats clarify the meaning of a topic, text, or issue.

I can evaluate if a speaker’s argument is reasonable using evidence he/she provides to support his/her claims

Procedures (with general times)







 

  • Prior knowledge

L 7.4 a,b,c,d  Context clues are words and phrases in the text that give hints to a word’s meaning. Adding an affix to a word forms many English words. Reference materials are print and digital resources that give factual information about a word or topic.

How to determine the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.

RL 7.1 How to focus critically and closely on content in a literary text.

RL 7.2 A central idea of a literary work is what the text is mostly about in its entirety and/or in various sentences, paragraphs, or sections.

RI 7.1 Students focus closely and critically on content in an informational text.

RI 7.2 Being able to determine a central idea of a text reflects comprehension of a text.

W 7.1 a,b Claims are introduced to present the writer’s opinion or position on a topic, idea, or issue. A well-written claim requires students to have a deep understanding of the topic or text.

SL 7.1 a,b,c,d  A good communicator is able to express his or her ideas. How to follow upon agreed-upon rules of collegial discussion. How to pose and respond to specific questions. How to demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives by reflecting on the ideas expressed.

SL 7.2  By interpreting information presented in diverse media and formats, you develop a stronger understanding of the topic, text, or issue under study.

SL 7.3 Delineate means to outline, trace, or describe.

 

  • Bellringer: 10 minutes. TSW complete STJ. TSW get copy of new roots (port). TSW review vocabulary.
  • Lesson: 30 minutes. TSW read and annotate "Why the United Nations is Still Necessary"




Homework

Mrs. Douglas: Read AR/Response Journal due Thursday. Ms. Freeman: No homework.

   

Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard





  1. Fill in the chart below that identifies one of the author’s reason and evidence to support the reason.

Author’s reason for supporting the UN

Evidence Provided

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher: Mrs. Douglas/Ms. Freeman Date: Tuesday, January 15 Subject: ELA Topic: Cold Write

 

Standard(s)



L. 7.4 a,b,c,d

RL. 7.1, 7.2

RI. 7.1, 7.2

W. 7.1 a,b

SL. 7.1 a,b,c,d; 7.2; 7.3





 

Learning Target(s)

(based on the language of the standard)








I can infer the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

I can recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

I can analyze an author’s words and determine multiple pieces of textual evidence needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

I can analyze plot to determine a theme.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text and answers that require and inference.

I can analyze how central ideas are developed over the course of a text.

I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.

I can create questions and locate key textual evidence to contribute to a discussion on the given topic, text, or issue.

I can come prepared with key points and textual evidence to contribute to a discussion.

I can explain how the ideas found in media and formats clarify the meaning of a topic, text, or issue.

I can evaluate if a speaker’s argument is reasonable using evidence he/she provides to support his/her claims

Procedures (with general times)







 

  • Prior knowledge

L 7.4 a,b,c,d  Context clues are words and phrases in the text that give hints to a word’s meaning. Adding an affix to a word forms many English words. Reference materials are print and digital resources that give factual information about a word or topic.

How to determine the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.

RL 7.1 How to focus critically and closely on content in a literary text.

RL 7.2 A central idea of a literary work is what the text is mostly about in its entirety and/or in various sentences, paragraphs, or sections.

RI 7.1 Students focus closely and critically on content in an informational text.

RI 7.2 Being able to determine a central idea of a text reflects comprehension of a text.

W 7.1 a,b Claims are introduced to present the writer’s opinion or position on a topic, idea, or issue. A well-written claim requires students to have a deep understanding of the topic or text.

SL 7.1 a,b,c,d  A good communicator is able to express his or her ideas. How to follow upon agreed-upon rules of collegial discussion. How to pose and respond to specific questions. How to demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives by reflecting on the ideas expressed.

SL 7.2  By interpreting information presented in diverse media and formats, you develop a stronger understanding of the topic, text, or issue under study.

SL 7.3 Delineate means to outline, trace, or describe.

 

 

Bellringer: 10 minutes: TSW will complete STJ. TSW review vocabulary. Lesson: 30 minutes: TSW read and annotate "Is the United Nations still necessary". 

 

 




Homework

Mrs. Douglas: Read AR/Response journal due Thursday. Ms. Freeman: No homework.

Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard





  1. Which of the following BEST summarizes the claim made by the author of this passage?
  1. There is definite proof that the UN is necessary for developing countries.
  2. The United States could replace the UN because it pays for most of its costs anyway.
  3. It is important to learn about the UN in order to form a sensible opinion about its necessity. 
  4. The United Nations was started because of the chaos in the world that resulted from World War II.

 

  1. Choose a sentence from the passage that supports your response to #2.

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Teacher: Mrs. Douglas/Ms. Freeman Date: Wednesday, January 16 Subject: ELA Topic: Cold Write

 

Standard(s)



L. 7.4 a,b,c,d

RL. 7.1, 7.2

RI. 7.1, 7.2

W. 7.1 a,b

SL. 7.1 a,b,c,d; 7.2; 7.3





 

Learning Target(s)

(based on the language of the standard)








I can infer the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

I can recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

I can analyze an author’s words and determine multiple pieces of textual evidence needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

I can analyze plot to determine a theme.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text and answers that require and inference.

I can analyze how central ideas are developed over the course of a text.

I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.

I can create questions and locate key textual evidence to contribute to a discussion on the given topic, text, or issue.

I can come prepared with key points and textual evidence to contribute to a discussion.

I can explain how the ideas found in media and formats clarify the meaning of a topic, text, or issue.

I can evaluate if a speaker’s argument is reasonable using evidence he/she provides to support his/her claims

Procedures (with general times)







 

  • Prior knowledge

L 7.4 a,b,c,d  Context clues are words and phrases in the text that give hints to a word’s meaning. Adding an affix to a word forms many English words. Reference materials are print and digital resources that give factual information about a word or topic.

How to determine the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.

RL 7.1 How to focus critically and closely on content in a literary text.

RL 7.2 A central idea of a literary work is what the text is mostly about in its entirety and/or in various sentences, paragraphs, or sections.

RI 7.1 Students focus closely and critically on content in an informational text.

RI 7.2 Being able to determine a central idea of a text reflects comprehension of a text.

W 7.1 a,b Claims are introduced to present the writer’s opinion or position on a topic, idea, or issue. A well-written claim requires students to have a deep understanding of the topic or text.

SL 7.1 a,b,c,d  A good communicator is able to express his or her ideas. How to follow upon agreed-upon rules of collegial discussion. How to pose and respond to specific questions. How to demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives by reflecting on the ideas expressed.

SL 7.2  By interpreting information presented in diverse media and formats, you develop a stronger understanding of the topic, text, or issue under study.

SL 7.3 Delineate means to outline, trace, or describe.

 

 Bellringer: No bellringer

 

Lesson: TSW analyze Cold-Write prompt. TSW write an essay arguing the importance of the UN. Provide evidence from both passages to support your argument. 

 




Homework

Mrs. Douglas: Read AR/Response journal due Thursday. Ms. Freeman: No homework.

Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard





TSW write an essay arguing the importance of the UN. Provide evidence from both passages to support your argument. 

 

Teacher: Mrs. Douglas/Ms. Freeman Date: Thursday, January 17 Subject: ELA Topic: Cold Write

 

Standard(s)



L. 7.4 a,b,c,d

RL. 7.1, 7.2

RI. 7.1, 7.2

W. 7.1 a,b

SL. 7.1 a,b,c,d; 7.2; 7.3





 

Learning Target(s)

(based on the language of the standard)








I can infer the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

I can recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

I can analyze an author’s words and determine multiple pieces of textual evidence needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

I can analyze plot to determine a theme.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text and answers that require and inference.

I can analyze how central ideas are developed over the course of a text.

I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.

I can create questions and locate key textual evidence to contribute to a discussion on the given topic, text, or issue.

I can come prepared with key points and textual evidence to contribute to a discussion.

I can explain how the ideas found in media and formats clarify the meaning of a topic, text, or issue.

I can evaluate if a speaker’s argument is reasonable using evidence he/she provides to support his/her claims

Procedures (with general times)







 

  • Prior knowledge

L 7.4 a,b,c,d  Context clues are words and phrases in the text that give hints to a word’s meaning. Adding an affix to a word forms many English words. Reference materials are print and digital resources that give factual information about a word or topic.

How to determine the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.

RL 7.1 How to focus critically and closely on content in a literary text.

RL 7.2 A central idea of a literary work is what the text is mostly about in its entirety and/or in various sentences, paragraphs, or sections.

RI 7.1 Students focus closely and critically on content in an informational text.

RI 7.2 Being able to determine a central idea of a text reflects comprehension of a text.

W 7.1 a,b Claims are introduced to present the writer’s opinion or position on a topic, idea, or issue. A well-written claim requires students to have a deep understanding of the topic or text.

SL 7.1 a,b,c,d  A good communicator is able to express his or her ideas. How to follow upon agreed-upon rules of collegial discussion. How to pose and respond to specific questions. How to demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives by reflecting on the ideas expressed.

SL 7.2  By interpreting information presented in diverse media and formats, you develop a stronger understanding of the topic, text, or issue under study.

SL 7.3 Delineate means to outline, trace, or describe.

 

 Bellringer: No bellringer

 

Lesson: TSW analyze Cold-Write prompt. TSW write an essay arguing the importance of the UN. TSW Provide evidence from both passages to support their argument. 




Homework

Mrs. Douglas: Read AR/Response Journal due Thursday. Ms. Freeman: No homework.

Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard





TSW write an essay arguing the importance of the UN. Provide evidence from both passages to support your argument. 

 

Teacher: Mrs. Douglas/Ms. Freeman Date: Friday, January, 18 Subject: ELA Topic: Cold Write

 

Standard(s)



L. 7.4 a,b,c,d

RL. 7.1, 7.2

RI. 7.1, 7.2

W. 7.1 a,b

SL. 7.1 a,b,c,d; 7.2; 7.3





 

Learning Target(s)

(based on the language of the standard)








I can infer the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

I can recognize and define common Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

I can analyze an author’s words and determine multiple pieces of textual evidence needed to support both explicit and inferential questions.

I can analyze plot to determine a theme.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text and answers that require and inference.

I can analyze how central ideas are developed over the course of a text.

I can support my argument with textual evidence found in credible sources.

I can create questions and locate key textual evidence to contribute to a discussion on the given topic, text, or issue.

I can come prepared with key points and textual evidence to contribute to a discussion.

I can explain how the ideas found in media and formats clarify the meaning of a topic, text, or issue.

I can evaluate if a speaker’s argument is reasonable using evidence he/she provides to support his/her claims

Procedures (with general times)







 

  • Prior knowledge

L 7.4 a,b,c,d  Context clues are words and phrases in the text that give hints to a word’s meaning. Adding an affix to a word forms many English words. Reference materials are print and digital resources that give factual information about a word or topic.

How to determine the meaning of an unknown word using context clues.

RL 7.1 How to focus critically and closely on content in a literary text.

RL 7.2 A central idea of a literary work is what the text is mostly about in its entirety and/or in various sentences, paragraphs, or sections.

RI 7.1 Students focus closely and critically on content in an informational text.

RI 7.2 Being able to determine a central idea of a text reflects comprehension of a text.

W 7.1 a,b Claims are introduced to present the writer’s opinion or position on a topic, idea, or issue. A well-written claim requires students to have a deep understanding of the topic or text.

SL 7.1 a,b,c,d  A good communicator is able to express his or her ideas. How to follow upon agreed-upon rules of collegial discussion. How to pose and respond to specific questions. How to demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives by reflecting on the ideas expressed.

SL 7.2  By interpreting information presented in diverse media and formats, you develop a stronger understanding of the topic, text, or issue under study.

SL 7.3 Delineate means to outline, trace, or describe.

 

 Bellringer: 10 minutes. TSW complete STJ and turn in.

 

Lesson: 30 minutes. TSW complete Reading Test #1.

 

Closure: TSW will submit Reading Test #1


Homework

Mrs. Douglas: Read AR/Response Journal due Thursday. Ms. Freeman: No homework.

Example of an Assessment Item Related to the Standard





Identify the central idea of the text. Cite evidence to support your response.

nter your text here...