Week of 10/05 – 10/09/2015
Almaguer, Daigle, Davis, Gokey, Wilson
7th GRADE
UNIT: Students will use commas by applying rules to their writing and the writing of their peers.
Monday
October 5
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o Comma Rules notetaking (gallery walk/CLOZE)
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I can use commas correctly in
writing.
I can edit a peer’s writing for
correct comma use.
BINDER CHECK WEEK (F)
Tuesday
October 6
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I can use commas correctly in
writing.
I can edit a peer’s writing for
correct comma use.
Wednesday
October 7
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I can apply test prep
vocabulary understanding and
complete successfully in
review.
I can apply grammatical
structures in writing.
I can identify specific
grammatical structures to
increase sentence variety.
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How can using commas clarify our writing?
Why should we learn how to use commas correctly?
What is the role of the comma?
**Post to TEACHER WEBSITE: ALL ABOUT COMMAS powerpoint that is on
the staff common. This will be a resource for student/parent reteach, review,
also tutorial assistance.**
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I can apply test prep
vocabulary on an assessment
and use of my understanding.
I can apply grammatical
structures in writing for
improved writing practice and
skills.
I can apply comma rules in
the context of a friendly letter.
RIGOR/ENGAGEMENT/RELEVANCE: RECIPROCAL TEACHING
strategy with outer circle remaining still as inner circle will move as
directed.
 How can using commas clarify our writing?
 Why should we learn how to use commas correctly?
What is the role of the comma?
HOMEWORK: Comma “Lady Gaga” (.5) – Due Thursday, 10/08
o GRAMMAR Warmups
o Knowsys Practice – Group 6
KAHOOT review game for Knowsys 1-5 assessment using
IPADs/CHROME BOOKs
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I can apply my understanding
of test prep vocabulary to the
cumulative assessment.
I can apply grammar rules in
writing for improved writing
practice and skills.
I can respond to a prompt
about my independent
reading..
Friday
October 9
GRAMMAR Warmups (catchup)
Knowsys Practice – Group 6 (Introduce & catchup)
o Comma Review (FORMATIVE)
Thursday
October 8
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GRAMMAR Warmups
Knowsys Introduction – Group 6
How does word study and development impact reading and
writing understanding?
Why is it necessary to identify and apply basic grammatical
structures (compound sentences, punctuation, capitalization)?
Why is it important to identify various grammatical structures?
GRAMMAR Warmups
LADY GAGA DUE .5
Knowsys Unit 1-5 ASSESSMENT PreAP (S); OL (2-F)
GUIDED OUTSIDE READING
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How does word study and development impact reading
understanding?
Why is it necessary to identify and apply basic grammatical
structures (compound sentences, punctuation, and
capitalization)?
What is the importance of responding to our reading?
GRAMMAR Warmups
Knowsys 6 Quiz (OL .2 F, PreAP .5 F)
REAL LIFE COMMA LETTER (application of
information)INDEPENDENT PRACTICE (F)
COMMA SUMMATIVE NEXT WEEK – Oct. 15 **prior to OUTSIDE
READING RESPONSE**
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How does word study and development impact reading
understanding?
Why is it necessary to identify and apply basic grammatical
structures (compound sentences, punctuation, and
capitalization)?
What is the importance of responding to our reading?
FORMATIVE: Reading log; KNOWSYS Unit 1-5 (2 for ON LEVEL); Grammar warmups-- COMMAS; Lady Gaga .5 F;
REAL LIFE COMMA (F): KNOWSYS Unit 1-5 (PreAP)SUMMATIVE; BINDER CHECK (F)