MONROVIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT INSTRUCTIONAL PACING GUIDE

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Department Course Name Grade Level Instructional Reference Material (s) Grading/ Benchmark Term TERM # SAMPLE TERM #1 (_1__wks)

ELA 7th Grade 7th Holt Topic & Resource Reference

7th Grade English
*E.S. – monthly (Tungston) *M.S. Math & English – 6 wks (Tungston) *M.S. Sci. & Soc.Sci. – 6 wk (benchmark @ 9wk - Action Learning) *H.S. All Content – 9wk (benchmark @ 9wk - Action Learning) Major Activities (tests, projects, tests, reports, performances) Common Vocabulary (Content & Academic) Differentiation Intervention (Skills level, SDAIE) Other Information

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Chapter 1 – Clarifying Meaning Word Analysis, Fluency and Vocabulary Development Standard 1.3 Clarifying Word Meanings – Restatement, p. 14 Contrast, p. 37, Examples, p. 61, Definitions, pp. 79, 90 Wordly Wise Reading Comprehension (Informational Materials) Standard 2.1 “Yeti-like Monster Gives Staid Town in Illinois a Fright” (newspaper) pp. 15-18 “India’s History” (textbook) pp. 42-47 “Cellular Telephone Owner’s Manual” (instructional manual) pp 91-93 “Signs” (signs) pp. 94-95 Standards review: Reading Comprehension, pp. 98-99 Literary Response and Analysis Standard 3.2 “Plot: A Story’s Building Blocks (standards essay) “Duffy’s Jacket” p. 7 (short story) or “Rikki-TikkiTavi” p. 21 (short story) Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis, pp. 96-97

Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests

Wordly Wise

OPTIONS: Group work & presentation: plot chart p. 13 #1 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi chart—class discussion or group work p. 36 Compare and contrast Rikki to Nag and Nagaina Draw the climax of R-T-T to visualize it Go over Rikki as third person limited narrator. Retell from the point of view of Teddy Wanted poster for snakes Extra-credit project: make a sign for the class room.

See Attached sample CST questions. Novels from approved district list may taught as appropriate by teacher. Examples: Watson’s Go to Birmingham The Witch of Blackbird Pond Number the Stars ** The Diary of Anne Frank (8th grade text used with Pre-AP 7th…check with 8th grade teacher on duplication)

Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA - 7th Grade

Page 1 of 6 Last Updated: June 4, 2009

45-52).2.7 Holt Spelling Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests Journal—write own sentence and underline specific part of speech.2 Recognizing roots and Affixes.2.Characters Word Analysis. (p.4. 89. 150-151 Holt Handbook (Grammar) 1.3. 2. 98-106) Writing Standard 1. define. Peer grading Haiku poems: use two adjectives and two adverbs. 62) Teach Interjection. p.7 Holt Spelling lessons 1-6 TERM #2 (_6__ wks) Chapter 2 . 90-94 and Conjunctions (p.7th Grade Page 2 of 6 Last Updated: June 4. Peer review of compare/contrast.Holt Handbook (Grammar) Standard 1.2.1 2.3. 2009 .2. Prepositions (p. Compare and contrast Keevan and Beterli. pp. Verbs (p.4. and draw a picture that complements the sentence. Adverbs (p. 54-56) The Phrase (p.6 “Characterization: All About the People We Meet” (standards essay) pp. 65).6 Scholastic Real Life Reading Literary Response and Analysis Standards 2.3 Review Parts of Speech: Noun (p.3 Teach Adjectives (p 34-37).0 Persuasive Essay #1 Spelling Standard 1. 135 Wordly Wise Reading Comprehension (Informational Materials) Standards 2. 1. 30-32) Writing Standard 1. underline Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA . 25-29).0 Persuasive Essay #2 Spelling Standard 1. 106-107 “The Smallest Dragonboy” (short story) pp. Pronouns (p.1. 118134 Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis. 2. Fluency and Vocabulary Development Standard 1.

4. .0 Literary Response #1 Spelling Standard 1. “Robin Hood” poem in Interactive reader “Barbara Allen” poem.1. 130-138 Agreement. 1.7 Holt Spelling Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests Draw idioms literally. 338-342 Writing Standard 1. “(article) pp. Apostrophes.7th Grade Page 3 of 6 Last Updated: June 4. 169 Idioms: Don’t Take Them Literally. Parentheses. Idioms game: origins. Paraphrase each stanza. pp. Hyphens.3 “It Just Keeps Going and Going . Standards 2. .4. pp. and write topic sentences to support theme thesis. p.2. 147-169 Capital Letters Standard 1.5. pp.TERM #3 (_6__ wks) Chapter 3 –Themes Word Analysis.5.4. pp. Brackets. scaffolding for essay. and Colons Standards 1. Commas. pp.3. p.3. 214-215 Scholastic Real Life Reading. pp. write sentence.6 Literary Response and Analysis Standard 3. 2. 2009 . 113-123 Kinds of Sentence Structure. 2. 290-311 Punctuation: Underlining (Italics). 174-178 Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis. Standard 1. Fluency and Vocabulary Development Standard 1. 198-201 Standard Review: Reading Informational Materials.6. Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA .3.2 Making Connections: Similes and Metaphors. Semicolons. pp. T title P peruse for nouns and verbs P paraphrase C connotation A attitude/tone/shift? S syntax T theme T title Group project: determine theme. Standards 1. 266-281 Punctuation: End Marks. and Dashes Standards 1. p. 322328. 210-213 Holt Handbook (Grammar) The Clause Standard 1. 1. pp. 158-159 “The Highwayman: (poem). Quotation Marks.4. pp. 1. 202 Wordly Wise Reading Comprehension (Informational Materials) Standard 2.2. Joan Baez song Draw “Highwayman” narrative. 197 Putting Analogies to Work. pp.4 “Theme – What’s the Big Idea?” (standards essay).

pp. 2. 2009 . Fairy Tale Project: tell a fairy tale from the villain’s point of view in the 1st person.v. 277 Clarifying Word Meanings: Definitions in Context. pp. 189-190 Using pronouns correctly Standards 1. p.7th Grade Page 4 of 6 Last Updated: June 4. Fluency. 1. and Vocabulary Development Standard 1. 201-217 Agreement 1. Fluency. (the regular fairy tale). p. 298-299 Scholastic Real Life Reading Standards 2.o. do a storyboard from the 3rd person omniscient p.5 “Point of View: Through Whose Eyes?” (standards essay).3 Clarifying Meaning Through Contrast.1 Analogies: Pairs of Pairs. 2. 278-281 Standards Review: Reading Informational Materials.4.o. pp. 356 Wordly Wise Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA .0 Literary Response #2 and Review all types for CST Spelling Standard 1. 2.6 Literary Response and Analysis Standard 3.1. 222-223 Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis. 295 Wordly Wise Reading Comprehension (Informational Materials) Standards 2. pp.4. TERM #5 (_6 _wks) Chapter 5 (Prose & Poetry) & Chapter 7 (Reading for Life) Word Analysis.7 Holt Spelling Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests Rewrite: “After Twenty Years” from robber’s p. Review all genres for CST. pp.4 “Exile Eyes” (radio commentary).v. 296-297 Holt Handbook (Grammar) Using verbs correctly Standard 1.3.TERM #4 (_4__ wks) Chapter 4 – Point of View Word Analysis.1. pp. and Vocabulary Development Standard 1.2. 147-169 Writing Standard 1. p.2 pp.

7th Grade Page 5 of 6 Last Updated: June 4. BART Schedule (consumer documents). BART’s Bicycle Rules. 1. pp. 496-500 How to Change a Flat Tire. 491-495 BART System Map.7. pp. 2. 232239 A Glossary of Usage Standards 1. BART Ticket Guide. pp.Literary Response and Analysis Standard 3. pp. 2.4 Essay of your choice Spelling Standard 1.3. pp.1. 482-483 Casting Call. 245260 Spelling Rules Standard 1.1. 316-318 from Barrio Bo y (autobiography). pp 350-354 Writing Standards 2. pp.6 Scholastic Real Life Reading Reading for Life (standards essay). pp. 332-348 “Fish Cheeks” (essay). pp. pp.7 Holt Spelling STAR TEST STAR TEST CALIFORNIA STATE “STAR” TESING STAR TEST STAR TEST STAR TEST STAR TEST Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA .4. Application for Permission to Work in the Entertainment Industry (public announcement). pp. Hollywood Beat. 323-348 Song of the Trees (novella). Talent Instructions. pp. 351-355 Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis. pp. 501-504 Holt Handbook (Grammar) Using Modifiers Correctly Standard 1. 2009 . E-mail Memo.1 Reading Like A Wolf: Understanding the Forms of Prose (Standards Essay) “Amigo Brothers” (short story). 2.0. 404-405 Reading Comprehension (Informational Materials) Standards 2. E-mail Directory (workplace documents).4. 484-490 Letter from Casting Director.

pp.7th Grade Page 6 of 6 Last Updated: June 4.7 Holt Spelling Tungsten Testing (once monthly) My Access Short Story tests Spelling & Vocabulary tests Quizzes Unit Tests Act out “Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady” Instructional Pacing Guide 2009-10 ELA .4. p. 432436 Scholastic Real Life Reading Standards 2. pp. p.2. 451-460 “Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady” (legend). 472-473 Holt Handbook (grammar) Catch up and or review Writing Standard 2. 431 “It’s Greek to Me”. pp. 2009 .TERM #6 (___6_ wks) Chapter 6 Literary Criticism Word Analysis.2 “Where Do Words Come From? Try Latin and Anglo-Saxon. pp.2.0 Essay of your choice Spelling Standard 1. Fluency.6 Literary Response and Analysis Standard 3. and Vocabulary Development Standard 1. 466 Wordly Wise Reading Comprehension Standard 2. 451-460 Standards Review: Literary Response and Analysis.6 “Three Responses to Literature Articles”.2.3.6 “Literary Criticism: How Did You Like It?” “King Arthur: The Sword and the Stone” (legend).1.

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