RI.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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"America the not so Beautiful"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
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Let's Analyze the Text!

 
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andy rooney
   

Critical Thinking: "Tulipmania"

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:

Develop critical thinking skills through independent reading and authentic student discourse through six powerful types of questions.

 
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tulip from gail frederick
   

Source #3 Analyzing Main Ideas and Supporting Details

7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We examine a third author's main ideas to discover what happened to Emmett Till.

 
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stillunsolved
   

Cell Differentiation

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

Developing students’ understanding of the essential biology understanding of the relationship between form and function.

 
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depiction of multicellularity in multicelluar organisms
   

UNWRAPPING Text Features

7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We examine a different author's main ideas to discover what happened to Emmett Till.

 
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Reading Log Introduction

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Laying the Foundations: Teaching Routines, Procedures, and Expectations through Authentic Activities
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Laying the Foundations: Teaching Routines, Procedures, and Expectations through Authentic Activities
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students practice reading and writing skills in weekly reading logs.

 
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pictures2
   

Persuasive Claims

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

What is being implied?

 
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convince me
   

News Article vs Editorial

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

What is the author’s bias based upon?

 
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cell phones at school
   

Textual Evidence - Beginning

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

Inferences need to be supported with textual evidence.

 
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copy of textual evidence
   

The Titanic

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

Use of Non-Fiction Reading Strategies.

 
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titanic
   

In the Library: Biography & Autobiography

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Independent Reading
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Independent Reading
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Back to the library we go... time for nonfiction!

 
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nonfiction
   

Assessing the Validity of Facts

7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Three authors, three interpretations, one truth.

 
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validsourcediagram
   

Compare/Contrast - Review Week Day 1

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Year-End Review: Putting it all Together
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Year-End Review: Putting it all Together
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The end is near…how will you respond?

 
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simpsons the end is near
   

Stem Cells - The Debate Goes On

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

Using a controversial topic to explore stem cells and their possible impact on our lives creates an engaging lesson.

 
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Gathering Evidence for a Future Job Using Print Resources

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

“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. ” -Zora Neale Hurston

 
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