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7TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS 1ST NINE WEEKS CURRICULUM GUIDE DEVELOPED SUMMER 2009 Title: Reading Time Frame: 1st Nine Weeks Plot Elements Informational Text Conflict Logic Academic Vocabulary: Currently under revision and will be available at a later date. Grade/Course Essential Question Common Experience Resources Checks for Understanding Integrations/ Level Expectations (CFU) Connections (GLE/CLE) GLE 0701.1.2 Why do we need an Foreign Phrases Vocabulary Word Maps *0701.1.5 Spell correctly Employ a variety of extensive functional http://www.factmonster.c curry.edschool.virginia.edu/ high-frequency, misspelled strategies and vocabulary? om/ipka/A0001619.html go/readquest/strat/wordmap words (appropriate to grade resources to .html level), and words commonly determine the How do we expand our used in content specific definition, vocabulary? vocabulary. pronunciation, and Thesaurus usage of words and How do we enhance our Wordsmyth.com *0701.1.13 Use printed and phrases. understanding of word electronic dictionaries, meaning? www.voycabulary.com/ thesauruses, and glossaries *All spelling and to determine the vocabulary skills How do audience and Word Pronunciation pronunciation, spelling, and are to be utilized purpose impact http://forvo.com/ part of speech of words; to throughout the vocabulary usage? clarify meaning and improve year. County Funded Resources understanding of words To what extent does our Brainpop (including connotation and understanding of the United Streaming denotation); and to structure of language Nettrekker distinguish among impact our reading and Thinkfinity contextually appropriate comprehension? ThinkLink synonyms and definitions. Reading Comprehension *0701.1.14 Define and http://www.readingquest.or recognize word synonyms, g/strat/ antonyms, and homonyms. 1 http://www.literacy.uconn.e *0701.1.15 Identify and du/78less.htm define English words derived from Latin and http://www.rhlschool.com/r Greek words that form eading.htm common roots (e.g., audio, auto, malus) and recognize English words that are based Reading PowerPoints on them (e.g., audible, http://languagearts.pppst.co autobiography, malice). m/readingcomprehension.ht ml *0701.1.16 Use roots and affixes to determine the Airliner/Notebook meaning of unfamiliar Activities words, to clarify the Smart Language Arts meaning of familiar words. Smart Lessons *0701.1.17 Continue to use previously learned strategies to distinguish among multi- meaning words and determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. *0701.1.18 Recognize and appreciate cultural and regional differences signaled by word usage and vocabulary. *0701.1.19 Use textual structure (e.g., examples of cause-effect and compare- contrast relationships) to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or distinguish multi-meaning words. 2 *0701.1.20 Demonstrate understanding of common phrases and terms from other languages commonly used in English (e.g., RSVP, déjà vu, faux pas, du jour, bon voyage). *0701.5.3 Construct and complete analogies using synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, categories, subcategories, whole/part, functions, and verb forms. GLE 0701.8.1 Read What internal/external Elements of Literature Elements of Literature 0701.8.2 Sequence and Social Studies: and comprehend a conflicts did the First Course First Course Holt identify the plot’s main History variety of works characters experience? (suggested stories to teach Reading Solutions events, their causes, and the Economics from various forms the skills) influence of each event on Geography of literature. How does the conflict in a (Vocabulary Worksheet future actions. Governance selection move the plot to "Amigo Brothers" TE p. correlates with stories) & Civics GLE 0701.8.3 the climax and end 484-495 0701.8.3 Identify plot Individuals, Recognize the resolution? Audio CD Disc 8 T: 2 TE p. 183 development techniques groups, and conventions of TE p. 37 (e.g., foreshadowing and individuals various literary How can we be sure our Rikki-tilli-tavi" TE p. 14- TE p. 45 flashbacks) and explain their genres. inferences and 31 TE p. 197-198 function in the text. Science: conclusions are valid? Audio CD Disc 1 T: 2 TE p. 209 Life Science GLE 0701.8.4 TE p. 321-322 0701.8.6 Differentiate Earth and Analyze works of "Three Skeleton Key" TE TE p. 159-160 between internal and Space literature for what p. 38-51 TE p. 267 external conflict. they suggest about Audio CD Disc 2 T: 2 TE p. 47 the historical period TE p. 55 0701.8.7 Identify the kind(s) in which they were "Song of the Trees" TE p. TE p. 75 of conflict (e.g., person vs. written. 508-525 TE p. 119 person, person vs. self, Audio CD Disc 9 T: 2 person vs. environment, GLE 0701.8.5 person vs. technology) Identify and analyze "A Mason-Dixon present in literary plots. common literary Memory" TE p. 533-542 terms (e.g., Audio CD Disc 9 T: 4 0701.8.8 Identify the basic 3 personification, elements of plot (i.e., conflict, theme). "King Arthur The Sword exposition, rising action, in the Stone" TE p. 793- climax, falling action, GLE 0701.5.1 Use 806 resolution/denouement). logic to make Audio CD Disc 13 T: 2 inferences and draw 0701.8.9 Identify and conclusions in a "Names/Nombres" TE p. analyze the setting (location variety of oral and 394-397 and time) and its impact on written contexts. Audio CD Disc 7 T: 3 plot, character, and theme in literary texts. GLE 0701.5.2 "The Origin of the Analyze text Seasons" TE p. 654-663 0701.8.17 Identify the for fact and opinion, Audio CD Disc 11 T: 2 historical period in which a cause-effect, literary text was written and inferences, explain the text in light of evidence, and this understanding. conclusions 0701.5.1 Make logical predictions of future events in text. 0701.5.2 Identify sequence of events in text. 0701.5.4 Identify and analyze stated or implied cause-effect relationships in text. 0701.5.5 Determine simple criteria for recognizing factual claim and opinion (e.g., scientific method, provability, quality of evidence, sources). 4 GLE 0701.6.1 How does comprehension Elements of Literature http://www.literacy.uconn.e 0701.6.1 Use previously Comprehend and of informational text First Course du/78less.htm learned strategies to summarize the main contribute to lifelong comprehend informational ideas and supporting learning? "Eeking Out a Life" TE p. texts (e.g., formulating details of 53 questions before, during, and informational texts. How would you write a Audio CD Disc 2 T:3 after reading; visualize, summary to support the predict, identify the writer’s main ideas in this "Cellular Telephone purpose). selection? Owner's Manual" TE p. 82 0701.6.2 Identify/infer the details that support the main "Here Be Dragons" TE p. idea of an informational text 165 and identify the details Audio CD Disc 3 T:4 supporting it. "It Just Keeps Going and 0701.6.3 Recognize clear, Going" TE p. 285 but subtly stated Audio CD Disc 3 T:7 relationships among ideas (e.g., cause-effect, comparative, sequential) in informational texts. 0701.6.4 Make inferences and draw conclusions. 0701.6.5 Summarize succinctly the main idea and supporting details (presented as text and/or visuals) in informational texts. 5 7TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS 2ND NINE WEEKS CURRICULUM GUIDE DEVELOPED SUMMER 2009 Title: Reading Time Frame: 2nd Nine Weeks Point of View Theme Informational Text Academic Vocabulary: Currently under revision and will be available at a later date. Grade/Course Essential Question Common Experience Resources Checks for Understanding Integrations/ Level Expectations (CFU) Connections (GLE/CLE) GLE 0701.8.1 Read How does the author Elements of Literature Elements of Literature 0701.8.11 Identify the Science: and comprehend a illustrate the theme First Course First Course Holt narration and point of view Life Science variety of works throughout the selection? (suggested stories to teach Reading Solutions (e.g., first person, third from various forms the skills) (Vocabulary Worksheet person, third-person Social Studies: of literature. How does understanding correlates with stories) limited, third-person History literary elements affect "User Friendly" TE p. TE p. 117 omniscient) in literary texts. Culture (in the GLE 0701.8.3 your ability to understand 271-283 TE p. 125-126 Western Recognize the various genres of (Disc 5 T:6) TE p. 338-339 0701.8.15 Identify and territories) conventions of literature? TE p. 175-176 explain the stated or Governance & various literary "Echo and Narcissus" TE TE p. 137 implied theme of a literary Civics genres. How does reading help us p. 289-295 TE p. 145-146 text. become fluent in our use (Disc 3 T:8) TE p. 165 GLE 0701.8.5 of language? TE p. 171-172 0701.8.16 Identify and Identify and analyze "Sir Gawain and the explain the development of common literary Why does literature Loathly Lady" TE p. 833- Vocabulary Word Maps similar themes across two terms (e.g., assume a variety of forms 844 curry.edschool.virginia.edu/ or more literary texts. personification, or genres? (Disc 14 T:3) go/readquest/strat/wordmap conflict, theme). .html 0701.8.17 Identify the "Comparing Literature" historical period in which a GLE 0701.6.2 TE p. 428-444 Thesaurus literary text was written and Analyze the Wordsmyth.com explain the text in light of organizational "After Twenty Years" TE this understanding. structures of p. 356-363 Word Pronunciation informational texts. (Disc 6 T:2) http://forvo.com/ 0701.6.6 Summarize, paraphrase, and critique "Bargain" TE p. 368-381 texts (informational and 6 (Disc 6 T:4) County Funded Resources literary). Brainpop "An Unforgettable United Streaming 0701.6.7 Identify the Journey" TE p. 402-409 Nettrekker organizational structures of (Disc 7 T:4) Thinkfinity informational texts (e.g., ThinkLink chronological, sequential, "Elizabeth I" TE p. 414- cause-effect, comparison- 427 Reading Comprehension contrast, problem-solution). (Disc 7 T:6) http://www.readingquest.or g/strat/ 0701.6.8 Recognize that print format varies http://www.literacy.uconn.e according to purpose and du/78less.htm genre (e.g., prose, poetry, newspaper/magazine, Reading PowerPoints letters, dramas, technical http://languagearts.pppst.co manuals, textbooks). m/readingcomprehension.ht ml 0701.6.9 Use text features to locate information and Airliner/Notebook make meaning from text Activities (e.g., headings, key words, Smart Language Arts captions, tables of content, Smart Lessons footnotes, illustrations). 7 7TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS 3RD NINE WEEKS CURRICULUM GUIDE DEVELOPED SUMMER 2009 Title: Reading Time Frame: 3rd Nine Weeks Poetry Informational Text Propaganda Media Academic Vocabulary: Currently under revision and will be available at a later date. Grade/Course Essential Question Common Experience Resources Checks for Understanding Integrations/ Level (CFU) Connections Expectations (GLE/CLE) GLE 0701.8.1 How does the use of Elements of Literature Poetry Lesson Plans 0701.8.1 Use previously Read and literary elements First Course learned strategies to comprehend a contribute to the dynamics (suggested poems to teach Elements of Literature comprehend informational variety of works of poetry? the skills) First Course Holt texts (e.g., formulating from various forms Reading Solutions questions before, during, of literature. What value does poetry Audio CD Disc 10 T: 2- (Vocabulary Worksheet and after reading; have in developing 17 correlates with stories) visualize, predict, identify GLE 0701.8.2 thoughts and feelings? TE p. 216 the writer’s purpose). Understand the I'm Nobody; I Like to See TE p. 219 characteristics of How does an author’s it Lap the Miles TE p. TE p. 227 0701.8.12 Consider how various literary use of literary devices, 548-554 TE p. 231 forms and conventions genres (e.g., poetry, figurative language, and TE p. 237-238 within genres (poetry, novel, biography, literary structures I Am of the Earth TE p. TE p. 240 drama, essays, short short story, essay, influence the impact of the 555-559 TE p. 250 stories) affect meaning. drama). selection? TE p. 109 Harlem Night Song; TE p. 103 0701.8.13 Identify sound GLE 0701.8.3 What makes a poem a Winter Moon TE p. 563- Idioms patterns (e.g., alliteration, Recognize the poem? 567 http://www.idiomsbykids. onomatopoeia, rhyme conventions of com/taylor/mrtaylor/class scheme), figurative various literary Why might a poet choose I Ask My Mother to Sing 20022003/idioms/idioms2 language (e.g., metaphor, genres. particular literary TE p. 568-571 003/idiomsalllinkedon1pg simile), and other devices? .htm conventions of verse (e.g., Sounds of Poetry TE p. limerick, lyric, narrative, 576-577 haiku) in poetry and 8 What should readers look Father William; Sarah Vocabulary Word Maps explain how these at to critically interpret Cynthia Sylvia Stout curry.edschool.virginia.ed contribute to the poem’s poem? Wound Not Take the u/ meaning and to the poem’s Garbage Out TE p. 578- go/readquest/strat/wordma effect. How does the audience 585 p.html utilize complex 0701.1.19 Determine the vocabulary and critical The Runaway TE p. 586- Thesaurus appropriate meaning of analysis to respond to a 588 Wordsmyth.com figurative words and poem? phrases (e.g., idiom, Maggie and milly and www.voycabulary.com/ metaphor, simile, How do poets determine molly and may TE p. 598- personification, pun) in the form and content of 600 Word Pronunciation passages. their poem? http://forvo.com/ Annabel Lee TE p. 260- Why does the poet choose 265 County Funded specific literary devices Resources and strategies to Gentlemen of the Road Brainpop communicate theme, TE p. 256-259 United Streaming ideas, sensory Nettrekker impressions, and Thinkfinity emotions? ThinkLink How does identifying the Reading Comprehension literary devices used by a http://www.readingquest.o poet help the audience rg/strat/ interpret the meaning? http://www.literacy.uconn How does poetry .edu/78less.htm encourage us to broaden http://www.rhlschool.com our understanding of /reading.htm ourselves, others, and other cultures? Reading PowerPoints http://languagearts.pppst.c om/readingcomprehension .html Airliner/Notebook Activities 9 Smart Language Arts Smart Lessons GLE 0701.5.3 How does one effectively Elements of Language Connotation in 0701.5.6 Determine the Social Studies: Demonstrate an plan, present, and critique First Course Propaganda relevance and quality of History (World understanding of written information and Persuasive Techniques TE http://teachingtoday.glenc evidence given to support War II) deductive and persuasive arguments? p. 140-141; 146-149 oe.com/lessonplans/conno or oppose an argument. Economics inductive tation-in-propaganda reasoning. In what ways does 0701.5.7 Compare and advertising influence my Propaganda contrast evidence and GLE 0701.5.4 decisions? http://propaganda.mrdonn. conclusions between two Analyze written org/index.html or more arguments on the and oral How can I compare same topic. communication for information gained from PBS Propaganda persuasive devices. different media sources? http://www.pbs.org/teache 0701.5.8 Identify and rs/search/resources/?searc analyze examples of How can we analyze h=propaganda deductive and inductive GLE 0701.5.5 information and ideas reasoning in text. Explore the effectively and concept of objectively? 0701.5.9 Understand the premises, including meaning of the words false premises. Why is comparing a premise and fallacy. variety of sources 0701.5.10 Identify and GLE 0701.5.6 necessary for us to describe the structure of an Explore the understand the true argument, including its concept of logical meaning of events, ideas, main claim and supporting fallacies. and beliefs? premises. 0701.5.11 Identify a variety of false premises, including those involving categorical claims (e.g., all mammals are human beings). 0701.5.12 Identify the persuasive devices in written and oral communication (e.g., 10 bandwagon, loaded terms, testimonial, name-calling, plain folks). 0701.5.13 Explore common logical fallacies (e.g., appeal to fear, personal attack, false dilemma, false analogy) a variety of texts. 0701.5.14 Explore the concepts of stereotyping and bias. GLE 0701.7.1 How do we know what Elements of Language Visual Effects 0701.7.1 Interpret how the Science: Analyze media for reading strategies to use First Course http://www.pbs.org/teache sounds, images, and words Physical their ability to when viewing a variety of Communications rs/search/resources/?searc used in television, radio, inform, persuade, media? h=analyzing+visual+effec film, and the Internet are and entertain. "Interpreting Graphics and ts used to support the purpose Web Sites" TE p. 49-52 of the production and GLE 0701.7.2 evaluate the effectiveness Examine the "Analyzing Visual Effects of the techniques. relationship in Ads" TE p. 55-60 between the visual 0701.7.2 Identify, analyze, (e.g., media and discuss the relationship images, painting, between the visual (e.g., film, graphic arts) media images, painting, and the verbal in film, graphic arts) and the media. verbal in media and explain how the elements support or conflict with each other. 11 7TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS 4TH NINE WEEKS CURRICULUM GUIDE DEVELOPED SUMMER 2009 Title: Reading Time Frame: 4th Nine Weeks Character Informational Text Research Academic Vocabulary: Currently under revision and will be available at a later date. Grade/Course Essential Question Common Experience Resources Checks for Understanding Integrations/ Level Expectations (CFU) Connections (GLE/CLE) GLE 0701.8.1 Read How do we use reading Elements of Literature Elements of Literature 0701.8.14 Explain the Social Studies: and comprehend a to achieve a variety of First Course First Course Holt purpose and use of History (Dark variety of works purposes and goals? (suggested stories to teach the Reading Solutions structural elements Ages) from various forms skills) (Vocabulary Worksheet particular to dramatic Culture of literature. To what extent does our correlates with stories) literature (e.g., scenes, Individuals, (used throughout the understanding of the "The Monsters are Due on TE p. 53 acts, cast of characters, groups, & year) structure of language Maple Street" TE p. 67-68 stage directions) in plays interactions impact our reading and TE p. 57-58 TE p. 73 that are read or viewed. GLE 0701.8.2 comprehension? Audio CD Disc 2 T:4 TE p. 232-233 Science: Understand the TE p. 87 0701.8.12 Consider how Life Science characteristics of To what extent can we "Mother and Daughter" TE p. TE p. 363 forms and conventions Physical various literary improve our independent 136-145 within genres (poetry, genres (e.g., poetry, reading skills? Audio CD Disc 3 T:2 Vocabulary Word drama, essays, short novel, biography, Maps stories) affect meaning. short story, essay, How does the reader "Smallest Dragonboy" TE p. curry.edschool.virginia.e drama). perceive the universal 146-163 du/ 0701.8.18 Demonstrate idea conveyed by the Audio CD Disc 3 T:4 go/readquest/strat/word understanding that an author in a prose fiction? map.html author’s individual GLE 0701.8.3 "Merlin and the Dragons" TE viewpoint may differ Recognize the p. 820-832 Thesaurus from the general values, conventions of Audio CD Disc 14 T:2 Wordsmyth.com attitudes, and beliefs of various literary the author’s society and genres. www.voycabulary.com/ culture. "Antae us" TE p. 174-186 Word Pronunciation Audio CD Disc 4 T:2 http://forvo.com/ 12 County Funded 0701.8.4 Identify and Resources describe characters’ Brainpop (major/minor, antagonists United Streaming and protagonists) features Nettrekker and relationships in Thinkfinity literary texts. ThinkLink 0701.8.5 Identify moral Reading dilemmas in works of Comprehension literature, as revealed by http://www.readingquest. characters’ motivation org/strat/ and behavior. http://www.literacy.ucon 0701.8.10 Explore how n.edu/78less.htm the author reveals character (e.g., what the http://www.rhlschool.co author tells us, what the m/reading.htm characters say about him or her, what the character Reading PowerPoints does, what the character http://languagearts.pppst. says, what the character com/readingcomprehensi thinks). on.html 0701.8.20 Explore the Airliner/Notebook concept of allusions. Activities Smart Language Arts Smart Lessons 0701.6.3 Read, How is technical writing "Following Technical 0701.6.10 Comprehend interpret, and essential to daily life? Directions" TE p. 905-908 and interpret factual, analyze text features quantitative, technical, or that support mathematical information informational text. presented in maps, charts, graphs, time lines, tables, and diagrams. 13 0701.6.11 Follow instructions in informational or technical texts. 0701.7.3 Recognize Why do the media use 0701.7.3 Identify visual how visual and different approaches to and sound techniques and sound techniques communicate their design elements (e.g., and design elements message? special effects, camera (e.g., special effects, angles, lighting, and camera angles, music in television or music) carry or film or layout, pictures, influence messages and typeface in in various media. newspapers, magazines, and print advertisements) in various media, and explain how they carry or influence messages. 14
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