English Grade 7 Unit 2. Reading and Thinking Skills Standard 2

SubunitLearning OutcomesResource LocationResource Type
1.5)Analyze short stories and poems; identify with characters’ emotional response, motives and actions.1.5.1) Make predictions about story line/ content, characters, using contextual clues and prior knowledge.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0hRT__B7c8Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsLD33rczFAVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm5d7c0xGt0Video
1.5.2)Recognize and describe story elements: characters, events, setting, plot, theme, tone.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b--Ndkp9_40Video
http://homeofbob.com/literature/genre/fiction/ficElmnts.htmlTutorial
http://www.vaniercollege.qc.ca/tlc/tipsheets/reading-and-analyzing/analysing-short-stories.pdfTutorial
https://www.universalclass.com/articles/writing/writing-the-elements-of-setting-context-and-plot-in-a-short-story.htmTutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq4jnZfnKS4Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFsaEpEMI00Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5USpsvsNJwVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WH5jlkK4aUIVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl4_o9Kb4RIVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3TZGZn5VwAVideo
1.5.3) Read a story to: Retell It Sequentiallyhttp://www.readingrockets.org/article/strategies-promote-comprehensionTutorial
https://readingmentors.weebly.com/5-finger-retell.htmlGame
https://www.missdecarbo.com/3-ideas-to-increase-retelling-skills-in/Tutorial
Summarize (through gapped summary exercises).https://www.ieltsbuddy.com/reading-gap-fill.htmlWorksheet
http://ielts-house.net/ielts-simon/Reading/IELTS-Simon-Reading-Gap-fill-reading-practice_2.pdfWorksheet
https://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/studyzone/200/reading/xmas1.htm https://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/200/reading/xmas3.htmWorksheet
1.5.4) Recognize the author’s purpose.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECE0I0AeXXEVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsQC4nEERYoVideo
http://sites.austincc.edu/tsiprep/reading-review/recognizing-the-authors-purpose/Worksheet
1.5.5) Identify the speaker or narrator in a selection.http://www.reed.edu/english/courses/analyzinglit/narrator.htmlTutorial
https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/8959-identify-the-narrator-in-a-story/Video
https://www.ixl.com/ela/grade-7/identify-the-narrative-point-of-viewWorksheet
https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/point-of-view/Tutorial plus Worksheet
1.5.6) Read a text to describe orally and in writing, character traits using evidence from the text.https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/5751-determine-a-character-s-traits-by-examining-evidence-from-the-text/Video
https://writerswrite.co.za/five-simple-ways-to-describe-characters/Tutorial
https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/free-reading-worksheets/characterization-worksheets/Worksheet
http://englishlinx.com/text_evidence/character-analysis-text-evidence.htmlWorksheet
1.5.7) Express preferences about characters giving reasons.https://study.com/academy/lesson/character-in-literature-definition-types-development.htmlVideo plus worksheet
1.5.8) Recognize genres of literature e.g. fiction, poetry, legend, myth.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIPE_CPTh9sVideo
https://www.ereadingworksheets.com/genre/Tutorial plus Worksheet
1.5.9) Read a poem and give orally or in writing: Main ideahttps://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/8617-determine-the-meaning-of-a-poem/Video
https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/a/american-poets-of-the-20th-century/how-to-analyze-poetryTutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idiQ6WAOWV0Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lVHsfk0vV8Video
Summary through gapped summary exerciseshttps://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/9015-summarize-the-plot-of-a-poem/Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y60Yt-W5cUAVideo
Personal responsehttps://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/9022-determine-the-theme-of-a-poem/Video
1.5.10) Identify line and stanza.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BROp0ZlvUxkVideo
1.5.11) Recognize literary techniques such as personification and alliteration.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7js5WHedmYVideo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaseqhocSC8Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGJu6LzUfYMVideo
https://learnzillion.com/resources/16800/Video
1.5.12) Understand how a writer/ poet uses language to appeal to the senses through use of figurative language including similes.https://learnzillion.com/lesson_plans/5646-use-similes/Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZZkOOjlcgcVideo

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