7th Grade Language Arts—Week 3 Weekly Objectives & Standards Met: Grammar-Continue with Parts of Speech-LC 1.3 Identify all parts of speech. Reading: Continue PLOT Structure, SQ3R, and finish “Rikki Tikki Tavi” and begin “Empress Theodora” -R 3.2 Identify events that advance the plot and determine how each event explains past or present actions; R 3.3 Analyze characterization; R 3.5. Point of View and theme Vocabulary Lesson 2: “Empress Theodora” vocabulary enrichment 2 -R 1.3 Clarify word meaning through context clues. Writing: W 1.3 Use strategies of note taking, outlining and summarizing Daily Agendas: Monday, September 6: Holiday Tuesday, September 7: Finalize Reader Writer Notebook Grammar Plot Line Rikki Tikki Hw: read, finish Grammar Wednesday, September 8: Rikki Tikki Quiz Grammar Begin SQ3R for Empress Vocabulary for Empress HW: read and finish grammar Thursday, September 9: Finish SQ3R/2nd reading of “Empress Theodora” Grammar HW: read, finish grammar Friday September 10: Weekly Test Begin “Hippodrome” Writing Warm-ups: Tuesday- In “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi”, the main character must face internal and external conflicts. Please define both types of conflicts and detail at least two examples of each type of conflict. Wednesday: How can a person’s strengths when facing difficulties help others? Thursday: How might the empire have been affected if Theodora had given up when faced with a difficult situation? Explain. Friday: Look for the main ideas in Theodora’s speech. Why does she say Justinians should stay in the city? What does this speech suggest about her relationship with Justinian? Announcements: 1. Remember, AR Test 2 is due Friday, September 22, and it is worth 100 points.
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