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7th Grade Reading

The Giver  Calendar

2019-2020

 

  • 8/19 Background Info

  • 8/20 Introduce The Giver

  • 8/21 Lesson 1: Examine word Connotations & 

                           Analyze setting 

    • Read Ch. 1 p. 1-6 (stop at top of p. 6)

    • SRP p. 1-4 Split Note Questions #1-3

    • SRP p. 5-6 Vocab Chart

  • 8/22 Lesson 2: Analyze Setting 

    • Read Ch. 1 p. 6-13

    • SRP p. 1-4 Split Note Questions #4-7

      • The Giver Section 1 Vocab Test

  • 8/23 Lesson 3: Determine meaning and purpose of “The Preamble”/ Essential Questions

    • SRP p. 7-9 Preamble Text/Chart and Writing Prompt

 

  • 8/26 Lesson 4: Analyze Character Interactions

    • Read Ch. 2 P. 14-24

    • SRP p. 12-16 Ch. 2-8 Split Notes Questions #1-3

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 3 complete SRP

                          p.10-11-Reading Log

  • 8/27 Lesson 5: Analyze and Make Inferences About

                            Characters and Setting 

    • Review Ch. 3

    • SRP p. 12-16 ch. 2-8 Split Notes Questions # 4-6

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 4-5 complete SRP 

                           p. 17-18-Reading Log

  • 8/28 Lesson 6: Analyze Incidents & Make Inferences 

    • Review Ch. 4-5

    • SRP P. 19-Incident Chart

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 6-7 complete SRP

                          p. 20-21-Reading Log

 
  • 8/29 Lesson 7: Analyze Jonas’ Characterization

    • Review Ch. 6-7

    • Read Ch. 8

    • SRP P. 12-16 Split Notes Questions # 7-10

      • The Giver Section 2 Vocab Test

      • Ch. 1-5 Test

  • 8/30 Lesson 8: Analyze Jonas’ Characterization               

                            CONT.

    • Read Ch. 9

    • SRP P. 22-24 Ch. 9-12 Split Notes Questions # 1-3

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 10-11 complete SRP

                          p. 27-28-Reading Log




 

  • 9/2 NO SCHOOL-LABOR DAY!

  • 9/3 Lesson 9: Analyze Jonas’ Characterization               

                           CONT.

    • Review Ch. 10-11

    • SRP P. 22-24 Ch. 9-12 Split Notes Questions # 4-6

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 12 complete SRP

                          p. 29-30-Reading Log

  • 9/4 Lesson 10: Analyze Setting/Jonas’ Perception

                            of his Community

    • Review Ch. 12

    • SRP p. 24 Constructed Response/Split Notes Qu.

      • Ch. 6-10 Test

  • 9/5 Lesson 11: Practice Cold Read

    • SRP p.33-38 The Hunger Games Excerpt -Answer MC Qu.

      • The Giver Section 3 Vocab Test

  • 9/6 Lesson 12: Check Cold Read/Essay Qu.

    • Answer the following: What similarities do you see between “The Reaping” in The Hunger Games and The Ceremony of Twelves in The Giver?




 





 
  • 9/9 Lesson 13: Compare/Contrast text and film of 

                            The Hunger Games and The Giver

    • SRP p. 31-32 “The Reaping” T-Chart and Writing Prompt

  • 9/10  Lesson 14 Preview Extension Task/Select 

                              Independent Reading Novel                                                        

    • SRP p. 40-42 Extension Task Directions/Book Preview

  • 9/11 Lesson 15: Identify a Research Topic 

    • SRP p. 39- Conversation Stems, 43- Reading Journal & 44- Preamble Text

  • 9/12 Lesson 16: Research Topic-Select Sources

    • Select 2 articles on topic from appropriate credible sources (Newsela, Readworks, Time for Kids, The Learning Network.)

    • SRP p. 45-48 How to avoid Plagiarism, Works Cited, Bibliography

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 13 complete SRP

                          p.49-50-Reading Log

  • 9/13 Lesson 17: Summarize Articles

    • Summarize research articles to prepare for the claim/constructed response.

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 14 complete SRP

                          p.49-50-Reading Log



 

  • 9/16 Lesson 18: Write an Argumentative Paragraph

    • How does the current event you researched support or challenge a right of the Preamble?

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 15 complete SRP

                          p.49-50-Reading Log

  • 9/17 Lesson 19: Comp./Cont. Ideas Across Texts

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 16 complete SRP

                          p.49-50-Reading Log

  • 9/18 Lesson 20: Analyze The Giver’s Perspective

    • Review Ch. 13-14

    • SRP p. 51-52 Ch. 13-16 Split Notes Questions #1-4 

 
  • 9/19 Lesson 21: Analyze Changes in Jonas’ 

            Perspective/Compare Character Perspectives 

    • Review Ch. 15-16

    • SRP p. 51-52 Ch. 13-16 Split Notes Questions #5-6

      • The Giver Section 4 Vocab Test

  • 9/20 Lesson 22: Determine Themes of “Imagine” & 

                               “The Human Abstract.”

    • SRP p.  55 & 57 “The Human Abstract.” & “Imagine”

    • SRP p. 56 TPCASTT Sheet

      • Ch. 11-15 Test





 

  • 9/23 Lesson 23: Discussing Key Ideas Across Texts

    • Discuss themes of “Imagine” and “The Human Abstract” in relation to themes of The Giver.

  • 9/24  Lesson 24: Jonas’ Point of View compared to 

                                others in the Community

    • Read Ch. 17

    • SRP p. 58-59 Ch. 17-19 Split Notes Questions #1-3

    • SRP p. 60 Incident Chart

  • 9/25 Lesson 25:Word Meanings & Connotations/ 

                              Analyze how plot impacts characters

    • ReadCh. 18

    • SRP p. 58-59 Ch. 17-19 Split Notes Questions #4-6

  • 9/26 Lesson 26: Analyze how Jonas’ perspective 

                     about release differs from the Community. 

    • Read Ch. 19

    • SRP P. 60 Incident Chart

      • The Giver Section 5 Vocab Test

  • 9/27 Lesson 27: Determine Themes of The Giver.

    • SRP p. 63 Claims, Reasons, & Evidence Chart

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 20-21 complete SRP

                          p.64-65-Reading Log



 




 

  • 9/30 Professional Development Day

  • 10/1  Lesson 28: Analyze setting & its impact on Jonas

    • Review Ch. 20-22

    • SRP p. 66-67 Ch. 22-23 Split Notes Questions # 1-3

    • HOMEWORK-Read ch. 23 complete SRP

                          p.71-72-Reading Log

  • 10/2 Lesson 29: Analyze Text Conclusion

    • Review Ch. 23

    • SRP p. 66-67 Ch. 22-23 Split Notes Questions # 4

      • Ch. 16-20 Test

  • 10/3 Lesson 30: Develop and present a text-based 

                                claim about the text’s conclusion. 

    • SRP. P. 68 Evaluating Text Based Claims Chart

    • SRP p. 66-67 Ch. 22-23 Split Notes Questions # 5

      • The Giver Section 6 Vocab Test

  • 10/4 Lesson 31: Summarize “Harrison Bergeron”

    • Read “Harrison Bergeron” SRP p. 73-79

    • SRP P. 80 Semantic Map




 

  • 10/7 Lesson 32: Analyze Characters from “Harrison 

                              Bergeron” and their Points of View

    • Review “Harrison Bergeron”

    • SRP . 81 Character Analysis of “Harrison Bergeron”

  • 10/8  Lesson 33: Determine Themes

    • Review “Harrison Bergeron” and The Giver 

    • SRP p. 82 Defining Sameness and Equality Chart

  • 10/9 Lesson 34: Timed Writing

    • What are the Similarities and Differences in the Point of View of Harrison and Jonas and the way each Character responds to his society and interacts with other characters?

                        *Use SRP p. 81 (already completed)

      • The Giver Final Test



 
  • 10/10 Lesson 35: Introduction to the Culminating 

                               Writing Task. 

    • SRP p. 83 CWT directions

    • SRP p. 84 CWT Rubric

    • SRP p. 85 Do What Chart

    • SRP p. 86-87 Analyzing Theme Chart

  • 10/11 Lesson 36: Revising Claim/Gathering Evidence

    • SRP p. 88-92 Prepare to write your essay worksheet/painted essay & Explanation



 

  • 10/14 Fall Break

  • 10/15 Fall Break

  • 10/16 Lesson 37: CWT 1st Draft

  • 10/17 Lesson 37: CWT Revision

  • 10/18 Lesson 45: Cold Read

    • SRP P. 100-110

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  • 10/21 Lesson 46: Cold Read Essay Response

7th gr. English

Mrs. Richardson

Week of: August 19-23, 2019

 

Class Assignment

Homework /Tests

Mon.

  • Introduce Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice A handout
  • Wkbk p. 3 Part A

 

 

Finish Wkbk p. 3 Part A

 

Tues.

  • Review Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice B Handout
  • Wkbk p. 3 Part B

 

Finish Wkbk p. 1 #11-20

 

Wed.

  • Review Sentences, fragments, and run-ons
  • Practice C Handout

 

Study for Test

 

Thur.

 

  • Sentences/fragments/run-ons test

 

Fri.

  • Introduce subjects and predicates
  • Workbook p. 4