Q2W1, October 17 – 21

Writing-Outline-Format-1 (2)

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7
Week #1
Unit of InstructionInformative Writing
Standard(s) Taught

Write expository texts to explain and analyze information from multiple sources, using relevant supporting details and a logical organizational pattern. (ELA.7.C.1.4)

Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level. (ELA.7.C.3.1)


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I will learn to find and sort relevant evidence.

I will develop an outline for an informative essay including a thesis statement, main ideas, evidence, and elaboration.


Classroom Activities



  • Breaking down the prompt review
  • Finding relevant evidence


  • DEAR Time 


Writing Activities – Work at your own pace to complete the following tasks.  Complete them in this order.

  1. Cpalms tutorial: Writing an effective CER paragraph.  https://www.cpalms.org/PreviewResourceStudentTutorial/Preview/191410
  2. Effective elaboration – View the Elaboration practice PowerPoint and complete the elaboration practice on a piece of notebook paper.  Turn in to the class bin for a grade.
  3. Creating an outline using your Bike Trail essay prompt and texts.  Follow the following format: Writing-Outline-Format-1 (2)



Writing vocabulary instruction using the frayer model


Present vocabulary 


  • Work on writing activities from ELA
  • Complete any missing work
Assignments Due

ELA: Informative Essay Outline (by Monday)

Reading: Vocabulary Graphic Organizers

Additional Resources