7th Grade Language Arts�GATE by 0JvAHr

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									                                  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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