Q2W8, December 12 – 16

Unit 2 doc

a christmas carol pdf

ELA Unit 2 Study Guide

CC Scrooge and Regret

Character Cluster

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7
Week #8
Unit of InstructionA Christmas Carol/Unit Test
Standard(s) Taught
  • 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 engage in actively thinking about word meanings, the relationships among words, and how we can use words in different situations.
  • 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 integrate academic vocabulary appropriate to grade level in speaking and writing.
Classroom Activities


  • Turn in book projects! (summative grade)
  • Finish Scrooge Character Cluster (formative grade)
  • Scrooge and Regret CER Paragraph (formative grade) 
    • Must include a claim, 2 pieces of evidence from the novel, and 2 pieces of elaboration
    • Use the following link to find your evidence. Stave 2 shortened text



  • Unit 2 Test (summative grade)


  • View the film, “A Christmas Carol”
  • Test makeups
Assignments Due


Book Projects due December 12th!  (summative grade)

Scrooge Character Cluster due Wednesday, December 14th (formative grade)

Scrooge and Regret Paragraph  due Wednesday, December 14th (formative grade)

Unit 2 Test (summative grade)


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