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7th Grade Q1

Week of 8/18 – 8/21 (Week 1)

PLAN Reading and Writing Standards

Monday –

1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know?

Tuesday – First Day Rules, procedures, etc. Multiple Intelligences Test Teacher PowerPoint Introduce student project: Getting to Know You HW: By Monday, SSR book

how to locate main idea/supporting details how to use organizational features of text the genre of expository writing conventions

• • • •

DO What are we going to do? Reading · · · ·

Locate main idea/supporting details Use context clues to determine word meanings Identify organizational features of nonfiction texts Identify author’s purpose

Writing •

Assessment ·

Textbook scavenger hunt

Vocabulary •

Notes:

Wednesday – 5a, 4a Introduce literature book and organizational features of text (table of contents, index, glossary) Pgs. 553, 556, and 656-573 in lit book Genre: autobiography Author’s purpose Writing notebook intro: summer prompt Textbook scavenger hunt (clickers) Explain autobiographies (PowerPoint)


7th Grade Q1

Thursday Discuss main idea information and how to organize with graphic organizer (main idea graphic organizer or 2 column notes) – GIST

Materials Needed – copies of MI test, copies of GIST template, paper, scissors, glue, magazines, etc., teacher PowerPoint Textbooks Writing notebooks

Read autobiography – “No Gumption” by Russell Baker – pg. 566 Reading skills – author’s purpose/main idea/supporting details

Friday Discuss main idea of “No Gumption” – model RAP response Project due - Presentations

GT – Research multiple intelligences characteristics – make about me posters

CRT – Students are presenting projects about themselves/family/background/etc.

Interdisciplinary Technology Integration – Clickers PowerPoint Projects done on laptops Other –

Notes – Get autobiography PowerPoint/Make PowerPoint

E Skills Checklist –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 8/24 – 8/28 (Week 2)

PLAN

Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.

Monday – DOL Vocabulary: exposition (whole class) Sentence structure (partners) Simple/compound (own) Pg. 57 Content Area Reading Skills (Possible sentences) SSR – 85 pg. instructions

4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? •

DO

Tuesday – DOL Mini lesson: Homophones – Ate Eight book App: List as class homophones Assessment: pg. 22 Sitton/exit assessment 5 sentences using 3 pairs of homophones Class book – higher level questions Reading journal

What are we going to do? Reading ·

Writing

Wednesday –

·

Assessment ·

Vocabulary · Sentence structure · Simple/Compound

DOL Mini lesson: Review 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s Read “Wolf” article Practice 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s SSR

Notes: Need Step Up sample essay for 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s practice


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

DOL Review 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s – have students write their own – put example on interwrite and go through 1’s, 2’s, and 3’s (main idea/supporting details review) Class book – questioning

Student samples for DOL Writing sample for Step Up “Wolf” article Class book read aloud Ate Eight book Sitton lesson Homophone PowerPoint

Bulldog

Friday –

GT – Lead Step UP to writing discussion as review Homophone riddle activity Interdisciplinary -

CRT – Discuss traditions in different cultures as they pertain to the reading and students’ own lives.

Other –

Technology Integration – Interwrite Document camera PowerPoint

Notes – Schedule 20 minute introduction to the library with Melanie.

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 8/31 – 9/4 (Week 3)

PLAN Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Monday – DOL W.N. #1.1-1.4 intro theme Vocabulary: complex sentence Shelfari.com SSR

3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? •

DO

What are we going to do?

Tuesday – DOL W.N. 1.2 Groups – Read article GIST Present PowerPoint format at least 8 slides Read?

Reading ·

Writing ·

Assessment · ·

Reading Benchmark 1 GIST

Vocabulary • Complex sentences

Wednesday – DOL W.N. 1.3 Review their own PowerPoint Create clicker quiz Take quiz SSR

Notes:


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

Reading Assessment #1

GIST sheet 6 articles Reading Assessment #1 Editing checklist Writing Notebook

Writing – expository paragraph – one focused idea Give students editing checklist

Friday – W.N. 1.4 Continue with expository paragraph – go over editing and revise work

Interdisciplinary – Pick a topic in articles related to social studies/science

GT – Higher level articles Multiple paragraphs for expository

CRT – Nonfiction articles based on different societies/cultures

Technology Integration –

Other –

Laptops for Shelfari Clickers PowerPoint Document camera

Notes –

E Skills Checklist –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 9/7 – 9/11 (Week 4)

PLAN

Monday –

Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? • •

Tuesday – DOL Vocabulary – reference “Seventh Grade” pg. 120 – graphic organizer for author’s purpose and main idea

How to identify and paraphrase main ideas and supporting details How to identify author’s purpose

DO What are we going to do? Reading •

Writing •

Assessment • •

Writing Benchmark #1 “Seventh Grade” informal assessment

Vocabulary • reference

Notes:

Wednesday – Writing Benchmark #1 – Plan and 1st Draft


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

Writing Benchmark #1 – Edit and Revise; Final Draft

Writing samples for DOL Poem/Reading about 9/11 Writing Assessment #1 Literature book Graphic organizer for author’s purpose/main idea

Friday – DOL Quickwrite – What do you know/remember about 9/11? Poem/Reading on 9/11 – short constructed response GT – Bring in article/interview about 9/11 Leveled graphic organizers

CRT – 9/11 discussion about how certain cultures are stereotyped

Interdisciplinary 9/11 social studies connection

Technology Integration – Interwrite Document camera Audio for literature book story

Other – Notes –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 9/14 – 9/18 (Week 5)

PLAN Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.

Monday – W.N. 2.1-2.4 Vocabulary – revision Prefix and suffix Lesson Application Assessment SSR

4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? •

DO

What are we going to do?

Tuesday – W.N. 2.2 2 part sentences Practice with partners Assessment Reading

Reading •

Writing •

Assessment •

Wednesday –

Reading Benchmark #2

W.N. Intro clips Intro Book

Vocabulary • revision

Notes:

2.3 to Literature Circles – PowerPoint with to roles Pass


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

Reading Benchmark #2

Writing Notebooks Reading Assessment #2 Literature circle materials Mini lesson materials: cause/effect, prefix/suffix Revised Bloom’s handout

Review writing assessments from last week

Friday – Writing Notebook 2.4 Cause/Effect Mini lesson Exit Slip – Cause/effect review – science link GT – Higher level books for literature circles

Interdisciplinary – Cause/effect lesson built around science concepts

CRT – Literature circle books span different cultures/lifestyles, etc.

Technology Integration – PowerPoint of literature circles

Other –

Notes –

E Skills Checklist –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 9/21 – 9/25 (Week 6)

PLAN Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.

Monday – DOL Vocabulary – logical Intro: RUNLAW Make Flip charts Start Literature Circles

4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? •

Tuesday – DOL Model RUNLAW RUNLAW quiz #1 Verbs vs. adverbs intro Literature circles

DO What are we going to do? Reading •

How to identify cause/effect

Writing •

Wednesday –

DOL Model RUNLAW On own – RUNLAW outline question Verbs vs. adverbs Practice/assessment

Assessment

Literature circles

Vocabulary • passage

Notes:


7th Grade Q1

Thursday – DOL RUNLAW – how to add details (1’s, 2’s, and 3’s) Literature Circles

Materials Needed – RUNLAW handout Student samples for DOL Materials for flip books Literature circle materials for each group

Friday – Cause/effect – What happens when you leave out details Show piece of literature with no details What effects does this have on writing Short assessment – Clickers (Verbs/Adverbs)

GT – Higher level piece of literature for cause/effect lesson

CRT – literature circle book choices Interdisciplinary –

Technology Integration – PowerPoint – verbs/adverbs Clickers Other –

Notes –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 8/18 – 8/21 Week of 9/28 – 10/2 (Week 7)

PLAN

Reading and Writing Standards

Monday –

1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. 3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

What do we need to know? •

Tuesday – W.N. 3.1 Vocabulary: explicit and implicit Nonfiction article review Reading strategies Literature circles

DO What are we going to do? Reading •

Writing •

Assessment •

Reading Benchmark #3

Wednesday – W.N. 3.2 2nd nonfiction article Wiki discussion

Vocabulary • explicit/implicit

Notes:

Literature circles


7th Grade Q1

Thursday

Materials Needed –

Count Day Reading Benchmark #3

Writing Notebook Article to go over reading strategies Directions for strategy teaching Literature circle materials

Divide students up by the strategy they will be teaching: compare/contrast, cause/effect, etc. W.N. 3.3 Literature circles

Friday Play Jeopardy game reviewing concepts for quarter 1

GT – Can host Jeopardy game Higher level books for literature circles

Literature circles CRT – Literature circle book choices Nonfiction article choice

Interdisciplinary When teaching a strategy, students must incorporate something learned from another class.

Technology Integration – Jeopardy game on interwrite Wiki

Notes –

Other –

E Skills Checklist –

Duties and Meetings:


7th Grade Q1

Week of 10/5 – 10/9 (Week 8)

PLAN

Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Monday – DOL Review RUNLAW WebQuest Literature Circles

3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing.

Tuesday –

5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources.

DOL WebQuest

6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

Literature Circles

What do we need to know? •

DO What are we going to do? Wednesday –

Reading •

Writing •

Assessment •

Writing Benchmark #2

Vocabulary • Review 1st quarter words

Notes:

Writing Assessment #2 – Plan and Draft


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

Writing Assessment #2 – Edit, Revise, and Final Copy

Writing Assessment #2 Goal setting sheet DOL samples

Friday – DOL Q2 Goals: what worked? What didn’t? Literature circles GT – WebQuest Interdisciplinary CRT –

Technology Integration – Other –

WebQuest Interwrite Laptops Notes –

Duties and Meetings:

Week of 8/31 – 9/4 Week of 10/12 – 10/16


7th Grade Q1

10/12 – 10/16 – (Week 9)

PLAN

Reading and Writing Standards 1 - Students read and understand a variety of materials. 2 - Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Monday – W.N. 4.1 Review Titles – quotes vs. underlining Capitlization Finish up Literature Circles

3 - Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. 4 - Students apply thinking skills to their reading, speaking, listening, and viewing. 5 - Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, references, and technological sources. 6 - Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.

Tuesday – W.N. 4.2 Literature Circle projects

What do we need to know? •

DO

What are we going to do? Reading •

Review all areas

Writing •

Assessment •

Literature Circle Projects

Vocabulary • Reinforce quarter 1 words

Notes:

Wednesday – W.N. 4.3 Literature circle projects due Thursday Need new SSR book by Monday Update Shelfari.com


7th Grade Q1

Thursday –

Materials Needed –

W.N. 4.4

Project materials for literature circles Minilesson for titles Writing notebooks

Literature circle Project Presentations

Friday – GT – Project for literature circles

CRT – Literature circle projects chosen based on strengths of students

Technology Integration – Interdisciplinary –

Projects must include a form of technology Shelfari.com

Notes –

Other –

E Skills Checklist –

Duties and Meetings:

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