Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22

Periods 1, 6, and 7
Warm-up
Review Peer Revision/Editing Checklist

Mini-Lesson


Work Time
- Finish writing your rough draft
- Peer Revise and Edit
- Type final copy of narrative alternate ending





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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)

W.7.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Homework
Finish typing final copy - DUE Sunday NIGHT


2nd Period
Warm-up
Review Peer Revision/Editing Checklist

Mini-Lesson


Work Time
- Write  your rough draft
- Peer Revise and Edit



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.

W.7.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

W.7.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen  writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

W.7.10 - Write routinely over an extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline -specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Homework
None

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21

All Class Periods
Warm-up
Sensory Details Scavenger Hunt

Mini-Lesson
How to use sensory details in your narrative

Work Time
- Plan your narrative alternate ending
- Start writing your rough draft





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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)

W.7.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Homework
None

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20

All Class Periods
Warm-up
None

Mini-Lesson
How to use dialogue in a story

Work Time
- Identifying dialogue in a story
- Creating a plot map
- Plan your alternate ending for “Amigo Brothers”





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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)
Homework
None

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19

Periods 1, 6, and, 7
Warm-up
Stand-Up/Pair-Up/Share - Classroom community building activity

Mini-Lesson
How to preview a book

Work Time
- Book Preview: The Outsiders and The Giver
- Book Preview Questions - Google Classroom
- Complete Book Choice Google Form





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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)
Homework
None


2nd Period
Warm-up
- Stand-Up/Pair-Up/Share - Classroom community building activity

- Vocabulary - Evidence
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson
How to answer Text Based Questions (TBQs)

Work Time
- Answer “Amigo Brothers” questions



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.

W.7.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

W.7.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen  writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

W.7.10 - Write routinely over an extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline -specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Homework
None

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18

Period 1, 6, and 7
Warm-up
Vocabulary - Evidence
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson
Review background information about “Amigo Brothers” - a short story

Work Time
Read and annotate “Amigo Brothers”: Identify elements of a story

Answer TBQs for “Amigo Brothers”




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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)
Homework
Finish “Amigo Brothers” TBQs


2nd Period
Warm-up
None
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson
Review “Amigo Brothers”

Work Time
- Read “Amigo Brothers” and discuss



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.

W.7.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

W.7.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen  writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

W.7.10 - Write routinely over an extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline -specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Homework
None

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15

All Class Periods
Warm-up
What are the elements of a story? - Take notes in our Writer’s Notebooks
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson
Background information about “Amigo Brothers” - a short story

Work Time
Read and annotate “Amigo Brothers”: Identify elements of a story




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

RL.7.3 - Analyze how particular elements of a story interact (example: how setting shapes the character and plot)
Homework
NONE

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14

Period 1, 6, and 7
Warm-up
Library - Book return and check-out
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson


Work Time
- Type final copy of analytical essay: Finding the courage to do the right thing - DUE TODAY!




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.

W.7.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

W.7.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen  writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

W.7.10 - Write routinely over an extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline -specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Homework
Finish analytical essay: Finding the courage to do the right thing


2nd Period
Warm-up
Library - Book return and check-out
RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
Mini-Lesson
How to answer short-response questions for texts (Text-based Questions)

Work Time
- Review “Seventh Grade”
- Answer questions for “Seventh Grade”
- Read library books



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.

W.7.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

W.7.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen  writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

W.7.10 - Write routinely over an extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline -specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Homework
None

Friday, September 22

Periods 1, 6, and 7 Warm-up Review Peer Revision/Editing Checklist Mini-Lesson Work Time - Finish writing your rough draft -...