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