Explain how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through diction and syntax. (ELA.7.R.2.3)
Analyze the impact of setting on character development and plot in a literary text. (ELA.7.R.1.1)
Integrate academic vocabulary appropriate to grade level in speaking and writing. (ELA.7.V.1.1)
Analyze the impact of various poetic forms on meaning and style (ELA.7.R.1.4)
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
Students will build background knowledge of Charles Dickens.
Students will apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships and background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words of phrases, appropriate to grade level.
Students will engage in actively thinking about word meanings, the relationships among words, and how we can use words in different situations.
Students will use song lyrics to analyze poetic devices.
A Christmas Carol KWL Chart
Watch videos and add to the “learned” column of the KWL charts.
A Christmas Carol Vocabulary
Semantic Mapping of words
Present words to the class
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