RL.7.10

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 
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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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oranges
   

Greek Mythological Influence

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:

The culture that "launched a thousand" others.

 
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greek mythology in todays culture
   

Reading "Thank You, M'am" by Langston Hughes

7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Fiction
7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Fiction
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

First, we read for comprehension.

 
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harlem
   

Being an Active Reader

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting Strong!
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting Strong!
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Don't let your students be passive readers. Get them active!

 
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Is It a Poem?

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Is this a poem? Are you sure?

 
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poem
   
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Fiction Unit
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Historical fiction is realistic fiction.

 
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What a Farce!

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Drama
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Drama
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Having fun with farce!

 
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abbott
   

Character Connections in Chapter 9

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using a character map to understand the plot.

 
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graveyard
   

Organizing Our Reading Strategies: Chapter 4

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Keeping our strategies straight!

Standards:
 
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organize1
   

Reading Folktales

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Oral Literature: Introduction
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Oral Literature: Introduction
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What details make a story a folktale?

 
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printkey20
   

What Really Happened in Chapter 3?

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Showing students the importance of rereading a text.

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hearts
   

Modeling Strategy Choice: Chapter 7

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Our strategy toolbox is filling up, so how do you know which one to use?

 
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strategy
   

Dialect and Mark Twain

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Mark Twain
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Mark Twain
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's better'n any other frog.

 
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wordle 2
   

Vocabulary Study for Rigorous Texts

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Mark Twain
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Mark Twain
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This is where the rubber meets the road in vocabulary instruction.

 
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dictionary
   

Using Reading Strategies: It's Your Choice! - Chapter 8

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Which strategy will you choose?

 
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