Tuesday, September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017



Warm-Up
Finish Question #2 for Little Women. How was the theme developed over the course of the text? 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.3
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Mini-Lesson
Musical Chair Share/ Peer FeedbackCCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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. 
Work Time
Thank You, Ma'am and Amigo Brothers Narrative Revisions

Writing Conferences

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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
Narrative Reflection- Due Tomorrow! 

Monday, September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017



Warm-Up
Review your annotations from Friday for the text Little Women. Answer question #1 and #2. 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.2
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.3
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Mini-Lesson
Little Women- Question #2
- How was the theme developed over the course of the text?
- How can you develop your theme over the course of the text? 

Work Time
"Amigo Brothers" or "Thank You, Ma'am" Narrative

Writing Conferences

Theme Exit Slip 
W7.3- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

W7.3d- Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
Homework
Narrative Rough Draft- due tomorrow! 

Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017



Warm-Up
Read and annotate Little Women. You will find this document in Google Classroom. We will be reviewing some of this as a whole class. Once we have finished, we will complete the Google Quiz. RL7.2- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

RL7.3- Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Mini-Lesson
Student Narrative Examples
- Hooking your reader
- Including sensory details 

Work Time
Amigo Brothers and Thank You, Ma'am Narrative W7.3- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

W7.3b- Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
Homework
Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017



Warm-Up
"Amigo Brothers" Text-Based Discussion Questions

Narrative Planning Questions 

Mini-Lesson
Narrative Planning Guide

Narrative Rubric

Work Time
Narrative:
- "Thank You, Ma'am"
- "Amigo Brothers"

Narrative Planning Guide
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
Narrative Planning Guide- Due Tomorrow!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017



Warm-Up
"Amigo Brothers" Text-Dependent Questions - Work on questions #3 and #5 from yesterday
Mini-Lesson
Plot Map:
- "Thank You, Ma'am"
- "Amigo Brothers"

Work Time
- Original Story Plot Map

- Alternate Ending Plot Map
W7.3- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. 
Homework
Original Story Plot Map- Due Tomorrow!

Alternate Ending Plot Map- Due Tomorrow!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017



Warm-Up
Answer Question #1 from Amigo Brothers Text-Dependent Questions
Mini-Lesson
Amigo Brothers

Narrative Overview

Work Time
Amigo Brothers

Text-Dependent Questions

*Library Checkout (Last 10 minutes) 
RL7.1- Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL7.3- Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Homework
No Homework! However, if you have not finished your Doing the Right Thing Analysis, you need to finish this by tomorrow!

Monday, September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017




*We are on an assembly schedule today*
Warm-Up
Work on your "Doing the Right Thing" Literary Analysis! 

Mini-Lesson
Amigo Brothers
Work Time
Read and annotate Amigo Brothers (paper)

Amigo Brothers Text-Dependent Questions
RL7.1- Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL7.3- Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Homework
No Homework! However, if you have not finished your Doing the Right Thing Analysis, you will need to complete this!