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Lesson Plans - Week of August 27- August 31, 2018

MRS. NORRIS Monday, August 27, 2018

Weekly Learning Target:


(What will students know & be able to do as a result of this lesson?)

 

Unit 1.1 (20 days)

4 ½ weeks

Common Core Standards

 

Focus

Reinforce/Support

Recur

Focus

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.

RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Reinforce and/or support

RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.

RL.7.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

RL.7.7 Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color,

or camera focus and angles in a film)

W.7.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

a. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history”).

b. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. “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”).

W.7.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Recur

None at this time

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW review story” Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto PURPLE literature book p. 122 and have students watch a PP presentation on CHARACTERIZATION, TW have students write a 3 paragraph character analysis using TEXTUAL EVIDENCE for one of the main characters in “Seventh Grade” – Victor, Michael, Teresa, or Mr. Bueller. Character Analysis will be due tomorrow. Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over literary analysis, character traits, and plot on a short story with an 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 2 E- Emotional Language (refer to power point SW listen as teacher reviews the story” Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto - PURPLE literature book p. 122. SW watch a PP presentation on CHARACTERIZATION. SW write a 3 paragraph character analysis using TEXTUAL EVIDENCE for one of the main characters in “Seventh Grade” – Victor, Michael, Teresa, or Mr. Bueller. Character Analysis will be due tomorrow.

HOMEWORK #1 – "The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28th!


RL7.1, RL.7.2,RL7.3, RL.7.6 W.7.2,W.7.9

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work

 

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW take students to computer lab to complete an online TEST for the short story, “Seventh Grade”. TW review story and literary terms for “Seventh Grade” test. TW allow students to work on Homework #1 in the computer lab. Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over literary analysis, character traits, and plot on a short story with an 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 2 A- Annotation (refer to power point)SW go to computer lab to complete an online TEST for the short story, “Seventh Grade”. SW listen as teacher reviews story and literary terms for “Seventh Grade” test.

SW work on Homework #1or #2 in the computer lab. . FOR A GRADE.

HOMEWORK #1 – "The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28th!


RL7.1, RL.7.2,RL7.3, RL.7.6 W.7.2,W.7.9

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

“Seventh Grade” Online TEST /computer lab

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 PLC Early Release Day!

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW introduce story of the week: The Treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers Pearson Book p. 9-16 and have students answer the six questions on the Anticipation Guide. TW show students power point introducing the story. TW have students listen and follow along to story on cd. TW show students video/statistics at www.endhomelessness.org. SW listen as teacher explains homework assignment due on Friday, September 2, 2016: “Supporting the Homeless” Each student will bring one non-perishable food item to be donated to Manna Outreach OR write a letter letting Manna Outreach know how much you appreciate what they do for our community Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over vocabulary, literary analysis, character traits, and plot with an 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 2 G- Grammar (refer to power point) SW watch and listen as teacher models the expectations for the week with story: The Treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers Pearson Book p. 9-16 and answer the six questions on the Anticipation Guide. SW watch power point introducing the story. SW listen and follow along to story on cd. SW listen as teacher explains homework assignment due on Friday, September 2, 2016: “Supporting the Homeless” Each student will bring one non-perishable food item to be donated to Manna Outreach OR write a letter letting Manna Outreach know how much you appreciate what they do for our community. SW view video/statistics at www.endhomelessness.org.

HOMEWORK #2 – Folktales” due Tuesday, September 4th!

RL7.1, RL.7.2,RL7.3, RL.7.6 W.7.2,W.7.9

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work

 

 

 

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW review story of the week: The Treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers Pearson Book p. 9-16. TW will put students in groups to finish the 12 SQUARE Story Analysis WS. Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over vocabulary, literary analysis, character traits, and plot on Friday with an 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 2 L- Literary Device (refer to power point) SW be put in groups of four to complete the 12 SQUARE Story Analysis WS. FOR A GRADE.

HOMEWORK #2 – Folktales” due Tuesday, September 4th!


RL7.1, RL.7.2,RL7.3, RL.7.6 W.7.2,W.7.9

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work

 

 

 

Friday, August 31, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW review story of the week: The Treasure of Lemon Brown by Walter Dean Myers Pearson Book p. 9-16. TW allow students to gfinish the 12 SQUARE Analysis WS. TW review for formative assessment to be given Monday.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over vocabulary, literary analysis, character traits, and plot with an 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 2 E- Essential Vocabulary (refer to power point) (SW turn in EAGLE Lessons for a grade Monday-Friday Bell work.) FOR A GRADE. SW take formative assessment over vocabulary, literary analysis, character traits, and plot. FOR A GRADE. Homework assignment due TODAY, Friday, September 2, 2016: “Supporting the Homeless” Each student will bring one non-perishable food item to be donated to Manna Outreach OR write a letter letting Manna Outreach know how much you appreciate what they do for our community. FOR A GRADE

HOMEWORK #2 – Folktales” due Tuesday, September 4th!


RL7.1, RL.7.2,RL7.3, RL.7.6 W.7.2,W.7.9

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work.

 

 

 

 

 

 


LESSON PLANS - Week of August 20-24, 2018

MRS. NORRIS 7th Grade ELA - Monday, August 20, 2018

Weekly Learning Target:


(What will students know & be able to do as a result of this lesson?)

 

Unit 1.1 (20 days)

4 ½ weeks

Common Core Standards

 

Focus

Reinforce/Support

Recur

Focus

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.

RL.7.3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Reinforce and/or support

RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.

RL.7.6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

RL.7.7 Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color,

or camera focus and angles in a film)

W.7.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

a. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history”).

b. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. “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”).

W.7.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

RL.7.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Recur

None at this time

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW go over procedures for doing daily EAGLE Lessons. TW allow only 2 minutes for the daily writing prompt. TW will allow students time to finish working folders. TW have students begin a written explanation for each of the 5 “apps”, done on notebook paper. Each explanation should be a paragraph, explaining HOW the app applies to you, WHAT it is, WHY you chose it, WHY it’s important to you etc.Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to be able to explain in a well written paragraph the apps they created about themselves.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 1 - Emotional Language - (refer to power point).SW complete illustrating their working folders. SW begin writing a paragraph to explain EACH of the 5 apps they used on their folders. SW write explanations on notebook paper. Each explanation should be a paragraph, explaining HOW the app applies to you, WHAT it is, WHY you chose it, WHY it’s important to you etc.


RL7.1, RL7.3, W.7.9,W.7.10

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Working Folder Explanation Paragraphs & Folder

 

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW allow students to finish all work on creating working folders and writing explanations of “apps”. TW allow 15 minutes only. TW assign online homework assignment #1. TW show students how to access the homework in Skyward, and where to find the written articles.

Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.

 

Goal is for students to be able to explain in a well written paragraph the apps they created about themselves.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 1 – Annotation - (refer to power point). SW finish all work on creating working folders and writing explanations of “apps”.

SW listen as teacher assigns online homework assignment #1.

SW will listen as the teacher show students how to access the homework in Skyward, and where to find the written articles

HOMEWORK #1 – “The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28!


RL7.1, RL7.3, W.7.9,W.7.10

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Working Folder Explanation Paragraphs & Folder

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 PLC Early Release Day!

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW introduce story of the week: Seventh Grade by Gary Soto (handout). TW have students read from the PURPLE literature book (p. 122). AUDIO story can be accessed on:

 

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/yetcres/multimedia/McDougalLiterature/g07/cd01/Seventh%20Grade.mp3

 

for students to listen as story plays. TW show students power point on story and plot diagram. TW have students copy notes: 4-square: characters, setting, plot/conflict, and theme/moral from the overhead. Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over characters, setting, plot/conflict, and theme/moral on Friday.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 1 – Grammar - (refer to power point). SW read the story, Seventh Grade by Gary Soto as they listen to the audio recording. SW watch PP presentation of story and plot diagram. SW copy notes from the 4-Square chart from the overhead.

HOMEWORK #1 – “The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28!

 


RL7.1, RL7.3, W.7.9,W.7.10

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work

 

 

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW review story of the week: Seventh Grade by Gary Soto (handout). TW complete activities from yesterday that were not finished. TW review the 5 elements of CHARACTERIZATION. TW have students divide into 4 groups. Each group will be responsible for describing one of these 4 characters: Victor, Theresa, Michael, or Mr. Beuller. Create a chart for each character and have students post sticky notes with TEXTUAL EVIDENCE copied from the book to support their characterization claims.Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to pass formative assessment over characters, setting, plot/conflict, and theme/moral on Friday.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 1 – Literary Elements - (refer to power point). SW complete activities from yesterday that were not finished. SW listen as teacher reviews the 5 elements of CHARACTERIZATION. SW divide into 4 groups. Each group will be responsible for describing one of these 4 characters: Victor, Theresa, Michael, or Mr. Beuller. Create a chart for each character and have students post sticky notes with TEXTUAL EVIDENCE copied from the book to support their characterization claims. HOMEWORK #1 – “The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28!

 

 


RL7.1, RL7.3, W.7.9,W.7.10

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student discussion/Student daily work

 

 

 

Friday, August 24, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW review story of the week: Seventh Grade by Gary Soto (handout). TW review the story of the week. give students formative assessment over characters, setting, plot/conflict, and theme/moral.


Goal is for each student to pass assessment with 80% or higher.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: Bell work: EAGLE LESSON Week 1 – Essential Vocabulary - (refer to power point). FOR A GRADE. SW take formative assessment over characters, setting, plot/conflict, and theme/moral. FOR A GRADE.

HOMEWORK #1 – “The Count of Monte Cristo” due Tuesday, August 28!

 


RL7.1, RL7.3, W.7.9,W.7.10

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

“Seventh Grade” TEST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7th Grade Language Arts

Norris

 

LESSON PLANS - Week of August 13 - 17, 2018

MRS. NORRIS 7th Grade ELA - Monday, August 13, 2018

Weekly Learning Target:

(What will students know & be able to do as a result of this lesson?)

 

Unit 1.1 (20 days)

4 ½ weeks

Common Core Standards

 

Focus

Reinforce/Support

Recur

Focus

 

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TEACHER WORK DAY – NO INSTRUCTION

 Goal is for TEACHER to not stress out or quit before school starts.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities:

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

 

 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TEACHER WORK DAY – NO INSTRUCTION


Goal is for TEACHER to not stress out or quit before school starts

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 PLC Early Release Day!

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW introduce classroom Rules and Procedures


Goal is for students to begin a successful 7th grade year learning teacher expectations, rules and procedures. .

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: SW listen and take notes as teacher explains classroom Rules and Procedures.

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

 

 

 

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW explain requirements for individual student working folders. Pass out folders for students to begin creating their working folders.UsingThink-Pair-Shareelicit responses to the question – “What goals do I want to accomplish this year.” Create a working folder on which students indicate cell phone “apps” they create which describe their individual personalities or goals (10 total). Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to create a working folder to contain all necessary classroom work/papers for the year; Explore the concept of self, choosing 5 features about yourself that could be turned into an “app” that describes you and explain in writing their meaning.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: SW create a personalized working folder they will use for the entire year which students indicate cell phone “apps” they create which describe their individual personalities or goals (5 total)

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student WORKING FOLDER

 

 

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Teacher Activities/ Resources (How will the students be learning this?)

Teacher Activities: TW allow students to finish individual student working folders. TW provide a hanging folder for students to house their working folders.Last 5 minutes of class: Questions and Comments Wrap-Up Time.


Goal is for students to create a working folder to contain all necessary classroom work/papers for the year; Explore the concept of self, choosing 5 features about yourself that could be turned into an “app” that describes you and explain in writing their meaning.

Student Activities (Why are the outcomes of this lesson important in the real world? – future learning?)

Student Activities: SW finish their personalized working folder they will use for the entire year AND write a short paragraph on the back explaining how the “app” applies to them and why it was chosen.

 

 

Assessment (Have students met the learning target? What does success look like?)

Student WORKING FOLDER

 

 

 

 7th Grade Language Arts

Norris

  

 

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