RL.7.1

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 
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Prokaryotes - Earth's First Inhabitants

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: The Cell
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Challenge students misconception of the most important prokaryote of all - BACTERIA !!!

 
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Close Reading: Text Based Questions

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Close reading gives students room to explore and analyze literature using productive struggle and explicit guidance from the teacher.

 
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"Oranges" by Gary Soto

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does figurative language lead to any message?

 
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Main Ideas in "The Jabberwocky"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"The Jabberwocky" comes alive through reading, writing, and performing.

 
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Elements of Literature Pre-test

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature with Gary Soto’s Seventh Grade
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature with Gary Soto’s Seventh Grade
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Rather than wasting precious instructional time, pretests allow you to focus on students needs to keep instructional time productive.

 
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Main Ideas and Theme in "Where I'm From"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Jo Carson said, “I want to know when you get to be from a place.”

 
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Applying Literary Elements to "Seventh Grade"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature with Gary Soto’s Seventh Grade
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature with Gary Soto’s Seventh Grade
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Plot diagrams help students visualize how the central conflicts develops throughout a story.

 
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Evolution - The Greatest Show on Earth

7th Grade Science » Unit: Evolution
7th Grade Science » Unit: Evolution
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students begin to uncover how the study of evolution has practical applications.

 
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Using Textual Evidence - Lesson 4 of Cinder Book One

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

You may have the answer, but where's your proof?

Standards:
 
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"Arachne"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Folklore
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Folklore
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What happens when you insult a god?

 
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Cell Organelle Children's Book Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Cells
7th Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Cells
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students receive a letter asking them to submit a manuscript for a new children's book about cell organelle. Using analogies, students will compare the cell to a system using analogies, original art work and 3-D models.

 
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Inspiring Students to Read Nonfiction Part 1

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Great narrative nonfiction can be more unbelievable than fiction.

Standards:
 
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Schema Theory

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Routines and Rituals
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Routines and Rituals
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Even Dorie knows…memory is the link to making connections.

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Seventh Grade

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Reading
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How has seventh grade changed throughout the years?

 
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The Highwayman - Narrative Poem

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Can a poem tell a story?

 
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highwayman
Common Core ELA
 
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