Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17

1, 6, and 7th Periods
Warm-up
- Preparing for a Socratic Seminar
SL.7.1b - Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
Mini-Lesson
- Socratic Seminar Expectations

SL.7.1a - Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
Work Time
- Socratic Seminar: Should people be rescued if they put themselves in dangerous situations?









SL.7.1b - Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

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.

SL.7.1a - Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

SL.7.1c - Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
Homework
HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING BREAK!


2nd Period
Warm-up
None

Mini-Lesson
- How to identify and evaluate an argument in a text and determine the strength of the arguments and claims presented
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and
Work Time
Complete reading response for  “Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!”
  • Identify the argument and claims presented
  • Identify evidence
  • Evaluate the argument and the claims and evidence used to support the argument



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING BREAK!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16

1, 6, AND 7th Periods
Warm-up
- Library: Book check-out/return

Mini-Lesson
- Writing your position statement for the Rescue Articles: Should people be rescued?

RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
Work Time
- Preparing for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar - Should people be rescued if they put themselves in a dangerous situation?
- Complete the orange worksheet - THIS IS YOUR TICKET INTO THE SOCRATIC SEMINAR. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE IT,  YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE!









RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
- Complete your orange Socratic Seminar worksheet
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2ND PERIOD
Warm-up
Library: Book check-out/return

Mini-Lesson
- How to identify and evaluate an argument in a text and determine the strength of the arguments and claims presented
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and
Work Time
Read and annotate “Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!”
  • Identify the argument and claims presented
  • Identify evidence
  • Evaluate the argument and the claims and evidence used to support the argument



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
NONE
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15

1, 6, and 7th PERIODS
Warm-up
- Read and annotate Aesop’s Fable: The Ant and the Dove
- Answer questions 1-2
RL.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
Mini-Lesson
- What do annotate for the article “Ranger Killed During Rescue of Climbers on Mount Rainier”

RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
Work Time
- Read and annotate “Ranger Killed During Rescue of Climbers on Mount Rainier”
Identify/annotate the following:
  • Type(s) of evidence presented
  • The main idea of the text
  • Important/key details in the text
  • Unfamiliar words









RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

RI.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
- Finish reading and annotating “Ranger Killed During Rescue of Climbers on Mount Rainier” and answer questions 1 on the Google document “Rescue Service Article Questions”
- Complete ONLY the chart on the Rescue Services Article Question document (Credible Sources)
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2ND PERIOD
Warm-up
Read and annotate The Ant and the Dove
RL.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
Mini-Lesson
- How to identify and evaluate an argument in a text and determine the strength of the arguments and claims presented

Work Time
Read and annotate “Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!”
  • Identify the argument and claims presented
  • Identify evidence
  • Evaluate the argument and the claims and evidence used to support the argument



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
NONE
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14

PERIODS 1, 6, AND 7
Warm-up
- Answer questions 1-5 for  “Commentary: Good Deeds in Headlines” - on Google Classroom
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Mini-Lesson
- Discuss questions 1-2 for “Helicopter Rescues Increasing on Everest”

RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text
Work Time
- Read and annotate “Why Everest”
Identify/annotate the following:
  • Type(s) of evidence presented
  • The main idea of the text
  • Important/key details in the text
  • Unfamiliar words









RI.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

RI.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
Finish reading and annotating “Why Everest” and answer questions 1-2 on the Google document “Rescue Service Article Questions”
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2ND PERIOD
Warm-up
Finish working on Write an Argument Essay worksheet
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Mini-Lesson
- How to identify and evaluate an argument in a text and determine the strength of the arguments and claims presented

Work Time
Read and annotate “Sis! Boom! Bah! Humbug!”
  • Identify the argument and claims presented
  • Identify evidence
  • Evaluate the argument and the claims and evidence used to support the argument



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
NONE
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13

PERIODS 1, 6, AND 7
Warm-up
- Read and annotate “Commentary: Good Deeds in Headlines” - on Google Classroom
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Mini-Lesson
- Discuss our argument essay topic: Should people be rescued if they put themselves in dangerous situations?
- What is a radio interview transcript?
- What information should you identify in the radio interview?


Work Time
- Read and annotate “Helicopter Rescues Increasing on Everest”
Identify/annotate the following:
  • The point of view/belief of the people in the text
  • Type(s) of evidence presented
  • The main idea of the text
  • Important/key ideas in the text
  • Unfamiliar words









RL.7.2 - Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text

RI.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
Finish reading and annotating “Helicopter Rescues…” and answer questions 1-2 on the Google document “Rescue Service Article Questions”
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2ND PERIOD
Warm-up
Finish writing your Position Statement for “Do You Need Recess?”

Mini-Lesson
- How to identify and state your side of an argument, claims, reasons, and evidence in a text

Work Time
Work on “Write an Argument Essay” worksheet for “Do You Need Recess?



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
NONE
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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9

PERIODS 1, 6, AND 7
Warm-up
Answer questions 5-6 for “Password Protected”
  • Discuss the argument, claims, and evidence to evaluate the  effectiveness of the argument
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Mini-Lesson
Expectations for the Socratic Seminar
SL.7.1b - Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
Work Time
- Participate in a Socratic Seminar based on the Abby Sunderland articles
- Speaking and listening expectations









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.

SL.7.1a - Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

SL.7.1c - Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
Homework
Finish "Password Protected" questions 5-6
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2ND PERIOD
Warm-up
Finish reading and annotating “Password Protected”
RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and  evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Mini-Lesson
- How to identify an argument, claims, reasons, and evidence in a text

Work Time
Read Scope article “Should You Have Recess?”
  • Complete Pro/Con organizer
  • Write a position statement



RI.7.8 - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Homework
NONE
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Friday, November 17

1, 6, and 7th Periods Warm-up - Preparing for a Socratic Seminar SL.7.1b - Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress to...