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									                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (1)




Book Check Outs will occur throughout the School Year. Do to this Fact, the following information pertains to Book Check Outs:


Essential Questions                 Content                              Skills (Verbs)                       Assessments (Nouns)
-How can I find appropriate         -Literature Skills                   -Locate library books that are on    -Class Discussion
information for pleasure or class   -OPAC                                reading level using OPAC if
related reading in the school       -Book Checkout                       needed
media center?
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (2)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 1     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                  Assessments (Nouns)
September 4-     -How can students be           -Explain classroom expectations    -Identify rules and             -Classroom Discussion
September 8      successful in 7th Grade                                           expectations                    -Reader’s Self-Evaluation
                 Language Arts?                                                    -Organize a binder to be used   Form
(School Closed                                                                     in Language Arts                -Notebook checks will be
September 4)                                                                                                       carried out throughout each
                                                                                                                   marking period-Rubric

                 -How can I introduce myself    -I AM Poem                         -Write a poem using vivid       -Final Draft of I AM Poem
                 to my peers using poetry?                                         words


                 -What strategies do good       -Reading Comprehension             -Brainstorm list of reading     -As strategies are taught,
                 readers use?                   Strategies                         strategies                      students will be tested using
                                                                                                                   text selection tests,
                                                                                                                   classwork, and homework


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                          Grade 7 Weekly Maps (3)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 2     Essential Questions             Content                           Skills (Verbs)                    Assessments (Nouns)
September 11-    -What can we learn from         -Short Story-“Seventh Grade”      -Predict plot events              -Text Selection Test
September 15     fiction?                                                          -Make personal connections
                 -How do authors use devices                                       -Make inferences
                 such as foreshadowing,                                            -Summarize Plot
                 symbolism, and imagery to                                         -Identify Setting
                 move the action within the                                        -Identify Elements-setting,
                 story?                                                            point of view, theme, plot,
                                                                                   character, conflict, motivation
                                                                                   -Using Context Clues

                 -How can a writer break a       -Unit 1 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according    -Spelling Test
                 word into syllables in order                                      to the number of syllables
                 to spell the word accurately?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                    Grade 7 Weekly Maps (4)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 3     Essential Questions            Content                       Skills (Verbs)                   Assessments (Nouns)
September 18-    -How do effective writers      -Writing Workshop: Personal   -Preview and take notes          -State Writing Rubric
September 22     hook and hold their readers?   Narrative                     through a PowerPoint
                 -How do writers express                                      presentation
                 their thoughts and feelings?                                 -Brainstorm list of topics
                                                                              -Create strong leads
                                                                              -Organize ideas
                                                                              -Use topic sentences and
                                                                              details
                                                                              -Conclude Narrative
                                                                              effectively
                                                                              -Editing and Revising

                 -How can the knowledge of      -Unit 2 Spelling              -Sort spelling words according   -Spelling Test
                 the short vowel sounds help                                  to short vowel sounds
                 you become a better speller?

                 -How can I find appropriate    -Class Procedures             -Locate library books that are   -Class discussion
                 information for pleasure or    -Literature Skills            on reading level using OPAC
                 class related reading in the   -Book Talk                    if needed
                 school media center?           -OPAC
                                                -Book Checkout
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (5)




Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
-ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
-ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.

-ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                          Grade 7 Weekly Maps (6)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 4     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                    Assessments (Nouns)
September 25-    -What can we learn from        -Short Story: “Broken Chain”       -Predict plot events              -Write a personal letter using
September 29     fiction?                       and “Two Kinds”                    -Make personal connections        details from the story.
                 -How do authors use devices                                       -Make inferences
                 such as foreshadowing,                                            -Identify Elements-setting,
                 symbolism, and imagery to                                         point of view, theme, plot,
                 move the action within the                                        character, conflict, motivation
                 story?                                                            -Identify purpose of
                                                                                   foreshadowing
                                                                                   -Justify the meaning of
                                                                                   symbols
                                                                                   -Identify examples of direct
                                                                                   and indirect characterization

                 -How can the knowledge of      -Unit 3 Spelling                   -Sort spelling words according    -Spelling Test
                 the long vowel sounds help                                        to long vowel sounds
                 you become a better speller?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 5     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                    Assessments (Nouns)
October 1-       -What can we learn from        -Short Story: Continue “Two        -Predict plot events              -In a written essay, compare
October 6        fiction?                       Kinds” and “Ransom of Red          -Make personal connections        the poem, “My Mother Always
                 -How do authors use devices    Chief”                             -Make inferences                  Wanted” to the story, “Two
                 such as foreshadowing,                                            -Identify Elements-setting,       Kinds.”
                 symbolism, and imagery to                                         point of view, theme, plot,
                 move the action within the                                        character, conflict, motivation   *See following week
                 story?                                                            -Identify purpose of
                                                                                   foreshadowing
                                                                                   -Justify the meaning of
                                                                                   symbols
                                                                                   -Identify examples of direct
                                                                                   and indirect characterization

                 -When is it appropriate to     -Unit 4 Spelling                   -Sort spelling words according    -Spelling Test
                 use a space or a hyphen in a                                      to compound and hyphenated
                 compound word?                                                    words


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                          Grade 7 Weekly Maps (8)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 6     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                    Assessments (Nouns)
October 9-       -What can we learn from        -Short Story: Continue             -Predict plot events              -Newspaper Article using five
October 12       fiction?                       “Ransom of Red Chief”              -Make personal connections        W’s about kidnapping Red
                 -How do authors use devices                                       -Make inferences                  Chief OR letter demanding
                 such as foreshadowing,                                            -Identify Elements-setting,       Red Chief’s return using five
                 symbolism, and imagery to                                         point of view, theme, plot,       W’s. Teacher created rubric
                 move the action within the                                        character, conflict, motivation   will be used for grading.
                 story?                                                            -Identify purpose of
                                                                                   foreshadowing
                                                                                   -Identify examples of direct
                                                                                   and indirect characterization


                 -How can I find appropriate    -Literature Skills                 -Locate library books that are    -Class discussion
                 information for pleasure or    -OPAC                              on reading level using OPAC
                 class related reading in the   -Book Checkout                     if needed
                 school media center?



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.

 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                         Grade 7 Weekly Maps (9)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 7     Essential Questions             Content                           Skills (Verbs)                   Assessments (Nouns)
October 16-      -What are your                  -Informative Writing- Fire        -Access information online       -State Writing Rubric
October 20       responsibilities in the event   Prevention Essay                  through a Web Dig
                 of a fire in which you are                                        -Record information on
                 caring for others?                                                outline
                 -How do I organize                                                -Inform others about fire
                 information in order to write                                     prevention using a written
                 an informative writing piece?                                     format


                 -How do writers know when       -Unit 5 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according   -Spelling Test
                 a consonant needs to be                                           to sets of double consonants
                 doubled?                                                          and number of syllables


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                         Grade 7 Weekly Maps (10)




                                                            WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 8     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                       Assessments (Nouns)
October 23-      -What can we learn from        -Short Story- “All Summer in a     -Predict plot events                 -Draw setting and choose
October 27       fiction?                       Day”                               -Asking Questions                    details from story to support
                 -How do authors use devices                                       -Making inferences                   illustration
                 such as foreshadowing,                                            -Identify how setting affects plot
                 symbolism, and imagery to                                                                              -Teacher Created Short Story
                 move the action within the                                                                             Test
                 story?

                 -How can learning prefixes     -Prefixes                          -Define the meaning of various       -Teacher Created Test
                 help readers learn new                                            prefixes
                 words?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (11)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 9     Essential Questions            Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
October 30-      -What is conflict and how      -Novel: Hatchet by Gary            -Use context clues to determine    -Conflict Charts
November 3       does Paulsen use it in the     Paulsen                            the meaning of vocabulary
                 novel?                                                            -Identify examples of conflict
                 -How do flashbacks help us                                        from the story in order to
                 connect to characters?                                            complete a conflict chart
                                                                                   -Identify flashbacks and why
                                                                                   authors use them

                 -How do prefixes and           -Unit 7 Spelling                   -Sort words according to           -Spelling Test
                 suffixes allow readers to                                         prefixes, suffixes, or both
                 understand unfamiliar
                 words?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 10      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
November 6-        -What is conflict and how     -Continue Novel: Hatchet by       -Use context clues to determine    -Graphic Organizer on
November 10        does Paulsen use it in the    Gary Paulsen                      the meaning of vocabulary          Cause/Effect
                   novel?                                                          -Identify cause and effect
(school closed     -How do flashbacks help
November 7 &       us connect to characters?
Half Day
November 9)        -How do the additions of      -Unit 8 Spelling                  -Sort words according to base      -Spelling Test
                   suffixes change the part of                                     words and suffixes ending in
                   speech of words?                                                silent /e/.


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 11      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
November 13-       -What is conflict and how     -Continue Novel: Hatchet by       -Use context clues to determine    -Scavenger Hunt
November 17        does Paulsen use it in the    Gary Paulsen                      the meaning of vocabulary
                   novel?                                                          -Identify cause and effect
                   -How do flashbacks help                                         -Research topics relating to
                   us connect to characters?                                       Hatchet using an internet
                                                                                   scavenger hunt.

                   -How do the additions of      -Unit 9 Spelling                  -Sort words according to base      -Spelling Test
                   suffixes change the part of                                     words and suffixes –ation and
                   speech of words?                                                –tion.

 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 12     Essential Questions           Content                       Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
November 20-      -What is conflict and how     -Continue Novel: Hatchet by   -Use context clues to determine    -Graphic Organizer
November 24       does Paulsen use it in the    Gary Paulsen                  the meaning of vocabulary          -Teacher created rubric-
                  novel?                                                      -Identify cause and effect         student created survival guide
(School Closed    -How do flashbacks help                                     -Locate main ideas in each         -DE State Writing Rubric
November 22-      us connect to characters?                                   chapter and record them using a    -Teacher created rubric-group
24)               -What elements are critical                                 graphic organizer.                 work
                  to have in order to                                         -Write a survival guide
                  maintain survival?                                          describing the critical elements
                  -Describe how an                                            of survival in Canada.
                  individual would survive                                    -Summarize information gained
                  on his or her own in                                        through research.
                  Canada without human
                  life.
                  -Would I survive if I were
                  stranded in Canada
                  without human life?

                  -How do the additions of      -Unit 10 Spelling             -Sort words according to the       -Spelling Test
                  suffixes change the part of                                 suffixes –tion, -ation, -able,
                  speech of words?                                            -ance, and –ing.
                                                                                                                      Grade 7 Weekly Maps (15)




Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
-ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
-ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (16)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 13      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
November 27-       -What elements are critical   -Continue Survival Guide          -Use context clues to determine    -Graphic Organizer
December 1         to have in order to                                             the meaning of vocabulary          -Teacher created rubric-
                   maintain survival?                                              -Identify cause and effect         student created survival guide
                   -Describe how an                                                -Locate main ideas in each         -DE State Writing Rubric
                   individual would survive                                        chapter and record them using a    -Teacher created rubric-group
                   on his or her own in                                            graphic organizer.                 work
                   Canada without human                                            -Write a survival guide
                   life.                                                           describing the critical elements
                   -Would I survive if I were                                      of survival in Canada.
                   stranded in Canada                                              -Summarize information gained
                   without human life?                                             through research.

                   -How can a video enhance      -A Cry in the Wild video based    -Compare and contrast the          -Class discussion
                   understanding of a novel      on Hatchet novel by Gary          video to the text read in class    -Venn Diagram
                   that was recently read?       Paulsen                           using a Venn Diagram.


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                             WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 14      Essential Questions             Content                         Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
December 4-        -How do the stage               Drama: A Christmas Carol by     -Follow stage directions            -Teacher created
December 8         directions enhance              Charles Dickens                 -Use voice to express characters’   dramatization rubric
                   visualization of the play?                                      emotions
                   -How does drama bring                                           -Distinguish between narrative
                   character, conflict, setting,                                   and dialogue
                   plot, and theme to life?                                        -Summarize scenes
                   -How does drama differ
                   from other types of
                   literature?

                   -How can the knowledge          -Unit 11 Spelling               -Sort words according to their      -Spelling Test
                   of silent letters in words                                      silent letters
                   help you become a better
                   speller?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
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                                                             WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 15     Essential Questions             Content                       Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
December 11-      -How do the stage               Drama: A Christmas Carol by   -Follow stage directions            -Teacher created
December 15       directions enhance              Charles Dickens               -Use voice to express characters’   dramatization rubric
                  visualization of the play?                                    emotions
                  -How does drama bring                                         -Distinguish between narrative
                  character, conflict, setting,                                 and dialogue
                  plot, and theme to life?                                      -Use context clues to define
                  -How does drama differ                                        vocabulary words
                  from other types of                                           -Summarize scenes
                  literature?

                  -How can adding /ly/            -Unit 13 Spelling             -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                  change the part of speech                                     parts of speech, endings, and
                  of a word?                                                    spelling changes
                  -Which words do not drop
                  the silent /e/ when adding
                  the suffix, /ly/.

                  -How can I find                 -Literature Skills            -Locate library books that are on   -Class discussion
                  appropriate information         -OPAC                         reading level using OPAC if
                  for pleasure or class           -Book Checkout                needed
                  related reading in the
                  school media center?
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Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
-ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
-ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (20)




                                                             WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 16      Essential Questions             Content                         Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
December 18-       -How do the stage               Drama: A Christmas Carol by     -Follow stage directions            -Teacher created
December 22        directions enhance              Charles Dickens                 -Use voice to express characters’   dramatization rubric
                   visualization of the play?                                      emotions                            -Compare and contrast essay
                   -How does drama bring                                           -Distinguish between narrative
                   character, conflict, setting,                                   and dialogue
                   plot, and theme to life?                                        -Identify character traits
                   -How does drama differ                                          -Compare and contrast
                   from other types of                                             Scrooge’s transition in the play
                   literature?                                                     using a graphic organizer
                                                                                   -Use context clues to define
                                                                                   vocabulary words
                                                                                   -Summarize scenes




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                         Grade 7 Weekly Maps (21)




                                                             WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 17      Essential Questions             Content                            Skills (Verbs)                    Assessments (Nouns)
January 1-         -How do the stage               -Drama: A Christmas Carol by       -Summarize main ideas of video    -Movie Review
January 5          directions enhance              Charles Dickens                    and evaluate video
                   visualization of the play?      -A Christmas Carol video based
(School Closed     -How does drama bring           on the drama read in class
January 1)         character, conflict, setting,   -Movie Review of A Christmas
                   plot, and theme to life?        Carol video
                   -How does drama differ
                   from other types of
                   literature?
                   -How can a video enhance
                   understanding of drama
                   that was recently read?

                   -How do I respond to a          -Expressive Writing: Elf           -Write a personal letter to a     -Feedback from elementary
                   personal letter?                Letters-in response to             kindergarten student answering    teachers
                   -How does my audience           Kindergarten students letters to   questions that students’ posed.   -DE State Writing Rubric
                   change the way that I           Santa
                   write?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (22)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 18      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
January 8-         -How do you gather           Drama: The Monsters are Due        -Organize information on story     -Teacher created debate
January 12         information to make a        on Maple Street                    events to prepare for a debate     rubric
                   valid conclusion?
                   -How do you persuade an
                   audience to agree with
                   your point of view in a
                   debate?




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (23)




                                                            WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 19      Essential Questions            Content                          Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
January 15-        -Why is it important to        -Novel: The Outsiders by         -Interview peers to find out        -Delaware Reading Project
January 19         judge a person as an           S.E. Hinton                      values and ideas                    (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   individual rather than a                                        -Research information on S.E.       end of the novel)
*School closed     member of a group?                                              Hinton and discuss
Monday, January    -How would your life be                                         -Work in a cooperative group to
15)                different without adult                                         create rules and guidelines that
                   guidance at home?                                               would be appropriate in a
                                                                                   household without adult
                                                                                   supervision                         -Teacher Created Quiz
                                                                                   -Use prior knowledge and            (following week)
                                                                                   contextual clues to determine
                                                                                   meaning of vocabulary
                                                                                   -Identify character traits
                                                                                   -Discuss comprehension
                                                                                   questions


                   -When is it correct to add     -Unit 14 Spelling                -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                   -able or -ible at the end of                                    suffixes -able and -ible and
                   a base word?                                                    according to changes to base
                                                                                   words.


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (24)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 20      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
January 22-        -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and           -Class Discussion on S.E.
January 26         different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine       Hinton
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary               -Delaware Reading Project
                                                                                   -Identify character traits          (DRP) Created Test (at the
                                                                                   -Discuss comprehension              end of the novel)
                                                                                   questions                           -Vocabulary Quiz
                                                                                   -Compare and contrast the socs
                                                                                   and greasers




                   -How do suffixes change      -Unit 15 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                   the stress of words?                                            base words, spelling patterns,
                                                                                   and accents.



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (25)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 21      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
January 29-        -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and           -Delaware Reading Project
February 2         different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine       (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary               end of the novel)
                   -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits          -Vocabulary Quiz
                   family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension
                   -What is innocence?                                             questions
                   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?




                   -When it is necessary to     -Unit 16 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                   double the final consonant                                      base words, spelling patterns,
                   on a word?                                                      and accents.



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (26)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 22      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
February 5-        -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and           -Delaware Reading Project
February 9         different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine       (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary               end of the novel)
                   -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits          -Vocabulary Quiz
                   family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension
                   -What is innocence?                                             questions
                   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?




                   -How do Spanish words        -Unit 17 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                   influence our English                                           end sounds and spelling
                   language?                                                       patterns.




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                        Grade 7 Weekly Maps (27)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 23      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                      Assessments (Nouns)
February 12-       -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and           -Delaware Reading Project
February 16        different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine       (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary               end of the novel)
                   -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits          -Vocabulary Quiz
                   family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension
                   -What is innocence?                                             questions
                   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?




                   -When does the plural        -Unit 19 Spelling                  -Sort spelling words according to   -Spelling Test
                   form differ from the                                            plural spellings and compounds.
                   general spellings of
                   plurals?



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (28)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 24      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
February 19-       -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and          -Delaware Reading Project
February 23        different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine      (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary              end of the novel)
(School Closed     -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits         -Vocabulary Quiz
Monday,            family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension
February 19-       -What is innocence?                                             questions
President’s Day)   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?




                   -Why is it necessary to      -Unit 20 Spelling                  -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   understand the assimilated                                      according to the spelling of the
                   prefix ad-.                                                     assimilated prefix ad-.



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (29)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 25      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
February 26-       -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and          -Delaware Reading Project
March 2            different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine      (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary              end of the novel)
                   -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits         -Vocabulary Quiz
                   family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension             -DE State Writing Rubric
                   -What is innocence?                                             questions
                   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?                                                        -Write a persuasive essay using
                                                                                   supporting details from the
                                                                                   novel




                   -How do names and            -Unit 21 Spelling                  -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   places influence the                                            according to the category of
                   English language?                                               items they name.



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (30)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 26      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
March 5-           -How would your life be      -Novel: The Outsiders by S.E.      - Use prior knowledge and          -Delaware Reading Project
March 9            different without adult      Hinton                             contextual clues to determine      (DRP) Created Test (at the
                   guidance at home?                                               meaning of vocabulary              end of the novel)
                   -How are friends like                                           -Identify character traits         -Vocabulary Quiz
                   family?                                                         -Discuss comprehension
                   -What is innocence?                                             questions
                   -Why do we judge others                                         -Compare and contrast the socs
                   with whom they are                                              and greasers
                   friends?




                   -How can the knowledge       -Unit 22 Spelling                  -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   of the number of syllables                                      according to the number of
                   in a word help us spell                                         syllables.
                   frequently misspelled
                   words?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (31)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 27      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
March 12-          -What if writing didn’t      - Informative Writing              - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
March 16           exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
(Writing DSTP      What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
on Thursday,       achieve through my                                              fair use
March 15)          writing?                                                        -Develop a thesis statement
                   -Why is documentation                                           - Support the thesis with facts,
                   important?                                                      details, explanations and
                   -How does one evaluate                                          examples from multiple
                   the difference between                                          authoritative sources
                   important and                                                   - Organize information through
                                                                                   notecards, outlines and webs.
                   unimportant information?
                                                                                   -Identify between plagiarism and
                                                                                   fair use
                                                                                   -Develop a thesis statement
                                                                                   - Support the thesis with facts,
                                                                                   details, explanations and
                                                                                   examples from multiple
                                                                                   authoritative sources



 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (32)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 28      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
March 19-          -State Testing Week
March 23

(Reading DSTP
on Monday and
Tuesday, March
19 & 20)

(Math DSTP on
Thursday and
Friday, March 22
& 23)


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                              Grade 7 Weekly Maps (33)




                                                        WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 29     Essential Questions         Content                     Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
March 26-         -What if writing didn’t     - Informative Writing       - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
March 30          exist?                                                  notecards, outlines and webs.
                  What am I trying to                                     -Identify between plagiarism and
                  achieve through my                                      fair use
                  writing?                                                -Develop a thesis statement
                  -Why is documentation                                   - Support the thesis with facts,
                  important?                                              details, explanations and
                  -How does one evaluate                                  examples from multiple
                  the difference between                                  authoritative sources
                  important and
                  unimportant information?
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (34)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 30      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
April 2-           -What if writing didn’t       - Informative Writing             - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
April 6            exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
                   What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
                   achieve through my                                              fair use
                   writing?                                                        -Develop a thesis statement
                   -Why is documentation                                           - Support the thesis with facts,
                   important?                                                      details, explanations and
                   -How does one evaluate                                          examples from multiple
                   the difference between                                          authoritative sources
                   important and
                   unimportant information?

                   -How can knowing the          -Unit 23 Spelling                 -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   meaning of the Latin root                                       according to the Latin roots
                   help clarify the meaning of                                     tract, plic, sist, and strict.
                   a word?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (35)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 31      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
April 9-           -What if writing didn’t      - Informative Writing              - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
April 13           exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
                   What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
                   achieve through my                                              fair use
                   writing?                                                        -Develop a thesis statement
                   -Why is documentation                                           - Support the thesis with facts,
                   important?                                                      details, explanations and
                   -How does one evaluate                                          examples from multiple
                   the difference between                                          authoritative sources
                   important and
                   unimportant information?

                   -How can learning the        -Unit 25 Spelling                  -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   meaning of the various                                          according to prefixes that
                   prefixes increase your                                          indicate number.
                   ability to understand and
                   spell unfamiliar words?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (36)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 32      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
April 16-          -What if writing didn’t       - Informative Writing             - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
April 20           exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
                   What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
                   achieve through my                                              fair use
                   writing?                                                        -Develop a thesis statement
                   -Why is documentation                                           - Support the thesis with facts,
                   important?                                                      details, explanations and
                   -How does one evaluate                                          examples from multiple
                   the difference between                                          authoritative sources
                   important and
                   unimportant information?

                   -How can knowing the          -Unit 26 Spelling                 -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   meaning of the Greek root                                       according to the Greek words
                   help clarify the meaning of                                     parts.
                   a word?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (37)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 33      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
April 23-          -What if writing didn’t      - Informative Writing              - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
April 27           exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
                   What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
                   achieve through my                                              fair use
                   writing?                                                        - Support the thesis with facts,
                   -Why is documentation                                           details, explanations and
                   important?                                                      examples from multiple
                   -How does one evaluate                                          authoritative sources
                   the difference between                                          -Proofread rough draft, use
                   important and                                                   editing marks, and revise
                   unimportant information?
                                                                                   -Sort the spelling words
                   -Why is it important to      -Unit 27 Spelling                  according to their parts of        -Spelling Test
                   learn how to spell                                              speech
                   commonly misspelled
                   words?


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (38)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 34      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
April 30-          -What if writing didn’t      - Informative Writing              - Organize information through     -DE State Writing Rubric
May 4              exist?                                                          notecards, outlines and webs.
                   What am I trying to                                             -Identify between plagiarism and
                   achieve through my                                              fair use
                   writing?                                                        -Develop a thesis statement
                   -Why is documentation                                           - Support the thesis with facts,
                   important?                                                      details, explanations and
                   -How does one evaluate                                          examples from multiple
                   the difference between                                          authoritative sources
                   important and                                                   -Type final copy of research
                   unimportant information?                                        paper

                   -Why is it important to      -Unit 28 Spelling                                                     -Spelling Test
                   know the sounds of
                   letters?                                                        -Sort the spelling words
                                                                                   according to spelling patterns
                                                                                   and sounds


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (39)




                                                            WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 35      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
May 7-             -How have people in           -Fantasy   Novel Study            -Use context clues to help         -DE State Writing Rubric
May 11             history made the world a                                        determine meaning of               -Pet Publication Test
                   better place?                                                   vocabulary words                   -Vocabulary Quizzes
                   -What can I do to make a                                        -Make predictions, ask
                   difference in the world?                                        questions, make connections,
                   -How does reality relate to                                     summarize
                   fantasy?                                                        -Analyze quotations
                   -How does love conquer                                          -Identify setting
                   evil?                                                           -Identify conflict
                                                                                   -Character traits
                                                                                   -Visualizing


                                                                                   -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                   -How can knowing the          -Unit 29 Spelling
                   meaning of the Latin form                                       according to the Latin sources.
                   help clarify the meaning of
                   a word?




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (40)




                                                            WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 36      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
May 14-            -How have people in           -Fantasy   Novel Study            -Use context clues to help         -DE State Writing Rubric
May 18             history made the world a                                        determine meaning of               -Pet Publication Test
                   better place?                                                   vocabulary words                   -Vocabulary Quizzes
                   -What can I do to make a                                        -Make predictions, ask
                   difference in the world?                                        questions, make connections,
                   -How does reality relate to                                     summarize
                   fantasy?                                                        -Analyze quotations
                   -How does love conquer                                          -Identify setting
                   evil?                                                           -Identify conflict
                                                                                   -Answer comprehension
                                                                                   questions
                                                                                   -Visualizing

                   -                                                               -Sort the spelling words
                                                 -Unit 30 Spelling                                                    -Spelling Test
                                                                                   according to




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                       Grade 7 Weekly Maps (41)




                                                            WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 37      Essential Questions           Content                           Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
May 21 -           -How have people in           -Fantasy   Novel Study            -Use context clues to help         -DE State Writing Rubric
May 25             history made the world a                                        determine meaning of               -Pet Publication Test
                   better place?                                                   vocabulary words                   -Vocabulary Quizzes
                   -What can I do to make a                                        -Analyze quotations
                   difference in the world?                                        -Identify theme
                   -How does reality relate to                                     -Identify setting
                   fantasy?                                                        -Identify conflict
                   -How does love conquer                                          -Identify symbols and meanings
                   evil?                                                           -Visualizing

                   -                             -Unit 31 Spelling                 -Sort the spelling words
                                                                                                                      -Spelling Test
                                                                                   according to




 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                 Grade 7 Weekly Maps (42)




                                                           WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 38     Essential Questions           Content                      Skills (Verbs)                     Assessments (Nouns)
May 28-           -How have people in           -Fantasy   Novel Study       -Access websites on                -DE State Writing Rubric
June 1            history made the world a                                   enlighteners that were fighters    -Pet Publication Test
                  better place?                                              of the dark thing in the novel A   -Vocabulary Quizzes
                  -What can I do to make a                                   Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine
                  difference in the world?                                   L’Engle.
                  -How does reality relate to                                -Gather information and record
                  fantasy?                                                   relevant information about the
                  -How does love conquer                                     enlighteners
                  evil?                                                      -Write an expressive essay that
                                                                             describes how they can make a
                                                                             difference in the world.
                                                                             -Use context clues to help
                                                                             determine meaning of
                                                                             vocabulary words
                                                                             -Analyze quotations
                                                                             -Identify theme
                                                                             -Identify setting
                                                                             -Identify conflict
                                                                             -Identify symbols and meanings
                                                                             -Visualizing
                  -                             -Unit 32 Spelling            -Sort the spelling words           -Spelling Test
                                                                             according to
                                                                                                                      Grade 7 Weekly Maps (43)




Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
-ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
-ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
-ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.
                                                                                                                          Grade 7 Weekly Maps (44)




                                                          WEEKLY CURRICULUM MAP
School: Seaford Middle School
Content Area: General English Language Arts
Grade Level: 7
Teacher: Ms. West and Mrs. Harrison
Month/Week 39      Essential Questions          Content                            Skills (Verbs)                        Assessments (Nouns)
June 4-            -Why do people write         -Poetry                            -Write nine different poems           -Teacher-created rubric for
June 8             poetry?                                                         using at least six different poetic   Poetry Quilt
                   -How can emotions be                                            forms.                                -Teacher-created
(Student’s Last    expressed in poetry?                                            -Present his or her poetry quilt      presentation rubric for Poetry
Day June 8)                                                                        to demonstrate understanding of       Quilt
                                                                                   two different poetic forms.
                                                                                   - Interpret Similies, Metaphors,
                                                                                   and Personification
                                                                                   - Identify themes
                                                                                   - Evaluate the effects of rhythm
                                                                                   and rhyme
                                                                                   - Analyze and paraphrase
                                                                                   poetry
                                                                                   - Identify examples of Alliteration
                                                                                   - Evaluate the use of Tone



                   -                            -Unit 33 Spelling                                                        -Spelling Test
                                                                                   -Sort the spelling words
                                                                                   according to


 Standards/End-of-Cluster-Expectations
 -ELA Standard 1: Students will use oral and written English appropriate for various purposes and audiences.
 -ELA Standard 2: Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary texts through listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 3: Students will access, organize, and evaluate information by listening, reading, and viewing.
 -ELA Standard 4: Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture.

								
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