RL.7.2

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of 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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good bad bacteria
   

"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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oranges
   

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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"Daedalus and Icarus" Plot Line

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

Retell a myth with illustrations.

Standards:
 
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plot line 2pdf
   

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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whentheskyfalls3
   

Finding Theme and Author's Point of View in Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Big Picture of Memoir:Theme

 
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theme
   

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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october 2013
   

Poetry Introduction - Poetry Lesson 1

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

You bring your meaning, and I'll bring mine.

 
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poetry word
   

"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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arachne
   

Greek Gods - Wanted Poster!

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

Getting to know Greek gods/goddesses.

 
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demeter wanted poster
   

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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7th grade
   

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
   

Theme

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

What lesson did I learn?

 
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ws pic
   

Second Read of "The White Umbrella"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Developing Critical Thinking with Shared Inquiry and Socratic Circles
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Developing Critical Thinking with Shared Inquiry and Socratic Circles
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Reading a story twice gives opportunity to delve deeper into the author's meaning. . . and absent kids to get caught up.

 
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Craft, Structure, and Integrating Ideas with "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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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
december 2013
Common Core ELA
 
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