Subject Area/Focus  February  March  April  May  June 

Skills (Fundations, Spelling) 

Literacy Learning (Domains/Modules) 
WEEK 2: Reading and gathering information to support my "rule to live by" 
WEEK 1: BEGIN MODULE 3 Begin Dragonwings; Analyze Dragonwings for point of view, Literal and figurative language, tone, and meaning.
WEEK 2: Analyze excerpts of autobiography The Lost Garden for how his culture maffected his perspective; Analyze excerpts of Dragonwings for evidence of Lawerence Yep's perspective and connotative language.
WEEK 3: Closely read excerpts of Emma Burke's eyewitness account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires to identify her point of view and determine how she conveys it. Analyze her illustrations and elaborates on the earthquakes, the immediate aftermath, and the relief camps.
WEEK 4: Compare Emma Burke's Point of view of the immediate aftermath with the point of view of Moon Shadow from Dragonwings. 
TESTING AND SPRING VACATION 
MODULE 3 WEEK 1: Reasearch factual information and eyewitnesssources about how the earthquake and fires affected the people of San Fransisco. Make connections between different kinds of literary textsincluding poems, plays, and short storiesabout the earthquakes and fires.

Literary Assessments Portfolios Readers Theater Field Trips 
Writing 
WEEK 1: Writing an argument related to the novel: How does Bud use his rules: to survive or to thrive? WEEK 3: Drafting an essay to inform: "My Rule to Live By" Revise and writing best draft of "My Rule To Live By"


WEEK 2: Analyze newspaper articles and craft in order to generate criteria for an effective newspaper article. WEEK 3: Use criteria to write a newspaper article about how the 1906 San Franscisco earthquake and fires affected the people of San Fransisco , featuring all the criteria of an effective newspaper article. 
Portfolios/Reflections Spring Benchmark 7th Grade Letter 

VOCABULARY 
Lesson 10 Novel Excerpt consternation, docile, indignant, laden, unceremoniously, sinister, confound, boisterous, conundrum, unsettling Lesson 11 (Days 15)  Chinese Legend accordingly, destitute, inadvertently, cultivate, accumulate, sagacious, affluent, magnanimous, solicit, undaunted MATH VOCABULARY algebra, algebraic expression, base, Associative Properties, coefficient, Commutative Properties, constant, defining the variable 
Lesson 11 (Days 610) Chinese Legend accordingly, destitute, inadvertently, cultivate, accumulate, sagacious, affluent, magnanimous, solicit, undaunted Lesson 12 Personal Narrative languish, barren, lucid, combustible, miserly, bolster, dearth, dire, incoherent, insatiable
MATH VOCABULARY: Distributive Property, equivalent expressions, evaluate, exponent, factor the expression, Identity Properties, like terms, numerical expression, perfect square, powers, properties, term, variable 
Lesson 13 Autobiography expectant, unconsciously, tangible, despair, repentance, benevolent, jubliant, intrigue, decipher, revitalize Lesson 14 (Days 15) Poem acrid, puncture, literally, demeanor, cavort, emancipate, fortuitous, metaphorical, dappled, reconcile
MATH VOCABULARY: arithmetic sequence, dependent variable, function, function rule, function table, geometric sequence, indpendent variable, inequality, linear function, sequence 
Lesson 14 (Days 610)Poem acrid, puncture, literally, demeanor, cavort, emancipate, fortuitous, metaphorical, dappled, reconcile Lesson 15Nonfiction Article efficiency, surpass, immortal, contrive, consolidate, preservation, denounce, unparalleled, coerce, fetid Math VOCABULARY: base, composite figure, congruent, formula, height, parallelogram, polygon, rhombus 
Lesson 16 Essay frolicsome, delirium, preconceived, exploit, tumultuous, sublime, lurk, eclectic, immerse, zealous
MATH VOCABULARY: average, first quartile, interquartile range, mean, mean absolute deviation, measure of center, measures of variation, median, mode, outliers, quartiles, range, statistical question, third quartile 
Grammar 

Science 

Social Studies 
MEDITERRANEAN WORLD: (Continued)

INTERACTIONS ACROSS THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE (ca.600 C.E. ca. 1450) Trade networks promoted the exchange and diffusion of language, belief system, tools, intellectual ideas, inventions, and diseases.

INTERACTIONS ACROSS THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE: (Continued) Study of travelers such as Marco Polo, Ibn Buttuta, Mansa Musa, and Zheng He and examine why they traveled, the places they visited, what was learned and what was exchanged as a resut of their travel. 
INTERACTIONS ACROSS THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE:

World Religions: (Review)

Mathematics 
Chapter 5: Integers and The Coordinate Plane
DOMAIN 3: Chapter 6: Expressions

Chapter 6: Expressions (Continued)
Chapter 7: Equations

Chapter 8: Functions and Inequalities
Chapter 9: AREA
Chapter 10: Volume and Surface Area

Continue Chapter 10: Volume and Surface Area

Chapter 11: Statistical Measures
Chapter 12: Statistical Displays

Mentor Texts 