Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday FridayAdvisement Students will be split Advisors will Advisors will briefly Advisors will present Advisement will be into groups of four by present students introduce the topic information on the extended to 1 hour their homeroom with information of malaria. various tribes that today so students teacher. These will be on drought. Students will learn remain in Africa. may complete their their cooperative Students will then how the disease is Students will learn Museum Boxes. All learning groups for the brainstorm what spread, the effects about elements from the week in all classes. effects they believe it has on humans, characteristics that checklist must be These groups will drought has on an and how it can be define tribes met in order for become their “tribe” environment. How treated. including: language, groups to present for the week, and they will environmental religion, roles in the during African will complete work in conditions affect community, art, Culture Day. each class to help the economy? Will music, etc. Students them develop their people be able to will need to create tribal identity. Today, farm, or will they defining they will also be need to find other characteristics for assigned a geographic natural resources their tribe, and region/biome in Africa to make money? include it on the (desert, grasslands, Throughout the Museum Box. mountains or tropical day, students will forest) that they will learn about the explore in Social effects and Studies and Science. compare them with Students will complete their previous a Museum Box assumptions. presentation that will be used on Friday during the African Culture Day to help display information about their tribe.
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settlement). chance event is a around 1/2 indicates number between 0 an event and 1 that that is neither expresses the unlikely nor likely, likelihood of the and a probability event occurring. near 1 indicates a Larger numbers likely event. indicate greater likelihood. A probability near 0 indicates an unlikely event, a probability around 1/2 indicates an event that is neither unlikely nor likely, and a probability near 1 indicates a likely event.English ELA: 7.L.2 Social Studies: ELA: 7.L.2 ELA: 7.SL.1.c Pose ELA: 7.SL.1.EngageLanguage Demonstrate 7.C.1.2 Explain how Demonstrate questions that elicit effectively in a rangeArts command of the cultural expressions command of the elaboration and of collaborative conventions of (e.g. art, literature, conventions of respond to others’ discussions (one-on- standard English architecture and standard English questions and one, in groups, and capitalization, music) influence capitalization, comments with teacherled) with punctuation, and modern society. punctuation, and relevant diverse partners on spelling when writing. spelling when observations and grade 7 topics, texts, 7.RI.1 Cite several Information and writing.7.RI.1 Cite ideas that bring the and issues, building pieces of textual Technology: several pieces of discussion back on on others’ ideas and
evidence to support 7.TT.1.1 Use textual evidence to topic as needed. expressing their ownanalysis of what the appropriate support analysis of 7.L.2. Demonstrate clearly. 7.SL.1.a.text says explicitly as technology tools what the text says command of the Come to discussionswell as inferences and other explicitly as well as conventions of prepared, havingdrawn from the text. resources to access inferences drawn standard English read or researched7.W.2.a Introduce a information. from the capitalization, material undertopic clearly, text.7.W.1.a punctuation, and study; explicitlypreviewing what is to Introduce claim(s), spelling when draw on thatfollow; organize ideas, acknowledge writing. 7.W.9. Draw preparation byconcepts, and alternate or evidence from referring toinformation, using opposing claims, literary or evidence on thestrategies such as and organize the informational texts topic, text, or issuedefinition, reasons and to support analysis, to probe and reflectclassification, evidence logically. reflection, and on ideas undercomparison/contrast, research.7.RL. 3. discussion. 7.SL.5. 5.and cause/effect; Science: 7.L.2.3 Analyze how Include multimediainclude formatting Explain the impact particular elements components and(e.g., headings), of the environment of a story or drama visual displays ingraphics (e.g., charts, and lifestyle interact (e.g., how presentations totables), and choices on setting shapes the clarify claims andmultimedia when biological characters or plot). findings anduseful to aiding inheritance (to emphasize salientcomprehension. include common Social Studies: points.7.W.2.b. Develop the genetic diseases) 7.C.1.2 Explain howtopic with relevant and survival. cultural expressionsfacts, definitions, (e.g. art, literature,concrete details, Information and architecture andquotations, or other Technology: music) influenceinformation and 7.TT.1.1 Use modern society.examples. 7.W.3. appropriateWrite narratives to technology tools
develop real or and otherimagined experiences resources to accessor events using information.effective technique,relevant descriptivedetails. 7.W.6.Usetechnology, includingthe Internet, toproduce and publishwriting and link to andcite sources as well asto interact andcollaborate withothers, includinglinking to and citingsources. 7.W.7Conduct shortresearch projects toanswer a question,drawing on severalsources andgenerating additionalrelated, focusedquestions for furtherresearch andinvestigation.Social Studies: 7.C.1.2.Explain how culturalexpressions (e.g. art,literature, architecture
and music) influence modern society. Information and Technology: 7.TT.1.1. Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information.Social Social Studies: Social Studies: Social Studies: Social Studies: Social Studies:Studies 7.G.1.1. Explain how 7.G.1.1. Explain 7.G.1.1. Explain 7.G.1.3. Explain how 7.C.1. Understand environmental how environmental how environmental natural disasters how cultural values conditions and human conditions and conditions and (e.g. flooding, influence response to those human response to human response to earthquakes, relationships conditions influences those conditions those conditions monsoons and between individuals, modern societies and influences modern influences modern tsunamis), groups and political regions (e.g. natural societies and societies and preservation efforts entities in modern barriers, scarcity of regions (e.g. regions (e.g. and human societies and resources and factors natural barriers, natural barriers, modification of the regions. 7.C.1.2. that influence scarcity of scarcity of environment (e.g. Explain how cultural settlement). resources and resources and recycling, planting expressions (e.g. art, factors that factors that trees, deforestation, literature, Science: 7.E.1.4. influence influence pollution, irrigation architecture and Predict weather settlement). settlement). systems and climate music) influence conditions and 7.E.1.1. Explain 7.H.2.4. Analyze change) affect modern society. patterns based on how competition the economic, modern society and information obtained for resources political, and social regions. 7.C.1.1. from: affects the impacts of disease Explain how culture -Weather data economic (e.g. smallpox, unites and divides collected from direct relationship among malaria, bubonic modern societies
observations and nations (e.g. plague, AIDS and and regions (e.g.measurement (wind colonialism, avian flu) in enslavement ofspeed and direction, imperialism, modern societies. various peoples,air temperature, globalization and caste system,humidity and air interdependence). Science: 7.L.2.3 religious conflict andpressure). Explain the impact Social Darwinism).-Weather maps, ELA: 7.SL.5. 5. of the environment ELA: 7.W.7.satellites and radar Include multimedia and lifestyle Conduct short-Cloud shapes and components and choices on research projects totypes and associated visual displays in biological answer a question,elevation presentations to inheritance (to drawing on several clarify claims and include common sources andInformation and findings and genetic diseases) generatingTechnology: 7.TT.1.1 emphasize salient and survival. additional related,Use appropriate points. ELA: 7.RL.2. focused questionstechnology tools and Determine a theme for further researchother resources to Information and or central idea of a and investigation.access information. Technology: text and analyze its7.RP.1.1 Implement a 7.TT.1.1 Use Information and development overcollaborative research appropriate Technology: the course of theprocess activity that is technology tools 7.TT.1.2 Use text; provide angroup selected. and other appropriate objective summary7.TT.1.3 Use resources to technology tools of the text. 7.SL.4.appropriate access information. and other resources 4. Present claimstechnology tools and 7.TT.1.3 Use to organize and findings,other resources to appropriate information (e.g. emphasizing salientdesign products to technology tools graphic organizers, points in a focused,share information with and other databases, coherent mannerothers (e.g. resources to design spreadsheets, and with pertinentmultimedia products to share descriptions, facts, desktop publishing).presentations, Web information with details, and
2.0 tools, graphics, others (e.g. examples; use podcasts, and audio multimedia appropriate eye files). presentations, Web contact, adequate 2.0 tools, graphics, volume, and clear podcasts, and pronunciation. audio files). Information and Technology: 7.TT.1.1 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information.Other Information and Technology: 7.TT.1.3 Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to design products to share information with others (e.g. multimedia presentations, Web 2.0 tools, graphics, podcasts, and audio files).