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Language Arts

Indicator 1 and 2 Second Term, 2017


Seventh grade
Boston International School

UNIT 3
INTO THE UNKNOWN
PRINCIPLE OF THE MONTH:
Truth
John 8:32New International Version
(NIV)
32Then you will know the truth, and
the truth will set you free.
OBJECTIVE:To keep your side during a
discussion or debate showing respect for
the opinion of others while getting in touch
with the literary gender called Fiction.
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Recognizing
words related to Into the Unknown to
analyze their use in different context.
With the help of Adverbs that modify
verbs and another adverbs
Biblical Principle
We have to show the love of God to others
Acts 17:23-24
23I was going through your city and I saw the
things you worship. I found an altar that had
these words written on it: TO AN UNKNOWN
GOD. You worship a god that you dont know.
This is the God I want to tell you about.
24He is the God who made the whole world and
everything in it. He is the Lord of the land and
the sky. He does not live in temples built by
human hands.
SPELLING BEE PROJECT:

- Create a vocabulary list that include 30 words classified as follows: EASY,


INTERMEDIATE and HARD.

- Each group will make a vocabulary table that will include 10 easy words, 10
intermediate words and 10 difficult words with pronunciation, definition and
synonym

- Each group will find 10 images corresponding to ten words from the chosen group
- Choose 10 words and write their definition so that the students have to join it with
the words
- Create 10 sentences with each of the words but leave a blank space to complete
with the chosen vocabulary
- Choose a host and contestants.
- Develop the program in at least 15 minutes
- See an example in the blog (It is just an example, each group needs to develop
an independent vocabulary)
Groups: 4 members.
DUE DATE: April 25, 2017
Always keep a dictionary at hand, notebook, American Headway 3 Book and the
reading plan: The elephant man - Bachillerato 1
Rubric of evaluation
Spelling Bee
1. Pronunciation
2. Fluency (Student acted as a facilitator, helping the conversation flow and
develop).
3. Length of the speech
4. Proper use of various structures
5. Vocabulary used in class was used properly to communicate
6. Voice and non-verbal communication (Pronunciation was clear and inflection
and expressions were used to enhance communication.)
7. Listening (Student responded to questions with appropriate answers,
acknowledged all statements, and incorporated them into the discussion.)
8. Creativity displayed in bringing all the material necessary to carry out the
activity
9. Eye contact: look at the audience during the entire presentation while
speaking.
10. Use of notecards: look at audience while speaking, not reading straight from
the notecards.
11. Biblical integration use
What do you think?...
What does it take to go into the unknown?
What sort of things make people move to a
different country?
Have you ever tried something new, even if
it was frightening? What was it?
Why might it sometimes take even more
courage to stay where you are, instead of
leaving for someplace new and unfamiliar?
Day 1
- Teacher will introduce the topic using the SB book pages
74-75.
Vocabulary related to Literature will be introduced. SB pag
76-77. Students will write the words and definitions in
their notebooks.
Vocabulary: Read the poems on SB pag 78. (Read with
expression) Write the definition of Common features of
poems (Figurative language, Metaphor, Simile, Rhyme,
Repetition)
Then connect book pag 87.(reading Comprehension
activity)

Features of Poems
Rhyme: is used at the end of many lines in
poetry. Words that rhyme have similar ending
sounds, such as flame and name.
Repetition: is the repeated use of words or
phrases in a poem. Poets use repetition to
focus attention on important ideas or images.
Simile: compares two different things, usually
using like or as. For example: a yell like
thunder helps readers to imagine what a
certain yell sounds like.
Day 2
Teacher will explain the topic Adverbs
that modify Verbs.----(next page)-
Connect book pag 101 and Adverbs
that modify other adverbs, then
practice on Connect book pag 102
Adverbs that modify Verbs
Adverbs are words that modify verbs,
adjectives, or other adverbs.
Adverbs that modify verbs tell how,
when, where, why, or under what
condition an action occurs.
Examples: We moved quickly it tells
how we moved
The sink occasionally overflows it
tells when the sink overflows
Adverbs that modify other
adverbs
An adverb that modifies another
adverb usually tells how, how often,
or how much the adverb it modifies.
Examples: They started extremely
late.
Extremely modifies late extremely
tells how late they started.
It almost never rains. almost
modifies never
Almost tells how often it never rains.
Day 1
Explain Adverbs that modify Adjectives (next
slide )
Comprehension Cause and Effect. SB pags 80-
81. Then practice Connect pag 88
Students will read the story The Debate on SB
pag 82. And we will discuss the Stop and Think
questions on SB at the end of the story pag 87
Connect book pag 114 Reading comprehension
The Debate.
Adverbs that modify
Adjectives
An adverb that modifies an adjective
usually tells to what degree, how much,
how well, or how often about the adjective
it modifies.
Example: These extremely rare coins are
valuable.
Extremely tells to what degree the coins
are rare.
The wait was remarkably long. tells to
what degree the wait was long.
Day 2
Write vocabulary 2 SB pag 88. Write
the words and definitions on the
notebook.
Irregular verbs Stand and Catch
Connect book pag 105
Reading plan
Day 3
Spelling bee contest in class
JESUS CHARACTER (Students daily life use, you can take the

principle of the month as your reference)

Principle of the month : Truth

John 8:32New King James Version (NKJV)

32 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Song of the month: The voice of truth By casting Crowns.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enxca57LiVU