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7th Grade - Colorado

LA Aylor Week of Sept. 13-17

Date & Time: 
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, September 17, 2021 - 4:15pm

Week of: September 13-17

Monday:  Unit 1 reading summative assessment with the short story, “All Summer in a Day,” using Actively Learn (comprehension ?s) and Schoology (theme constructed response).  This will include multiple summative assessment scores for standards 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4.

Tuesday:  Students will be assigned their memoir book group, review group expectations, and begin reading.  Memoir book groups will focus on “reading like writers.'' ALL reading will be done in class.

Wednesday:  A memoir excerpt from, Finding Gobi will be annotated IN CLASS during the warm up activity.  Students will review the weekly notecatcher in the Unit 1 folder in Schoology.  Students will continue their independent annotations while reading during independent time.  The focus of reading and annotations is examples of description and sensory language used to engage readers. 

Thursday:   The memoir exemplar, Knucklehead, chapter 4, will be annotated IN CLASS using a notecatcher in the Unit 1 folder in Schoology.  Students will continue their independent annotations while reading during independent time.  The focus of reading and annotations is examples of description and sensory language used to engage readers. 

Friday: Memoir excerpts from Brown Girl Dreaming will be annotated IN CLASS using a notecatcher in the Unit 1 folder in Schoology.  Students will continue their independent annotations while reading during independent time.  Students will complete an exit ticket identifying and explaining the best description and sensory detail examples they have noticed in their books.  This will be a formative assessment.