Q3W8, February 21-24

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7
Week #8
Unit of InstructionTake Control
Standard(s) Taught

Explain how individual text sections and/or features convey a purpose in texts ELA.7.R.2.1

Integrate academic vocabulary appropriate to grade level in speaking and writing ELA.7.V.1.1

Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative, language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases ELA.7.V.1.3


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I will cite evidence and evaluate details.

I will analyze how text features/sections convey purpose.

I will identify the connotative and denotative meaning of words.

Analyze character development and plot in a literary text.

 Explain how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through diction and syntax.

Classroom Activities


Women in Aviation Selection Test – HMH Online

  • Log in to HMH online and Take Selection Test
  • go to: https://www.hmhco.com/
  • Log-in and be sure to select Volusia County Charter Dist
  • User – Alpha Code
  • Password – birthday


DEAR Time or Make-Up Tests




1.Flocabulary Author’s Purpose (25 Minutes)

  1. Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt (25 minutes)
  1. Kindness Writing (25 minutes)
  • Write a short story about an act of kindness that changes someone’s life for the better. Incorporate figurative language into your writing; use at least two devices.


Assignments Due

Flocabulary Activities and quiz (diagnostic)

Women in Aviation Selection Test (formative)

Write Your Own Sonnet (Past Due Summative)


Additional Resources