RI.7.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

 
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Discovery: Who Are Scientists?

7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Who are these crazy scientists?

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crazy scientist
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Argument - Part 1

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Analyzing the dream speech.

 
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i am a dream
   

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
   

"Tulipmania" Socratic Discussion

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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Reflections (1)
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Paired Text Introduction to the Holocaust Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Little things, big impact -shoes or words.

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shoes
   

Why Is The Process of Science Important?

7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The process of doing science is as important as the results you get.

 
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evidence
   

Is Summer Break Necessary?

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

Fact or Opinion?

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summer break
   

What is Science?

7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: The W's of Science
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fortune cookies are not based on real science!

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fortune cookie
   

Non-Fiction Exploring South Africa

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

Is reading a website different from other non-fiction reading?

 
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africa
   

Blackout Imagery Project Part 1- One Step Ahead of Hitler

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using the power of information for good...

Standards:
 
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dumbledore
   

The Sonnet, Shakesperean Style

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Ballads, Sonnets, and Popular Music
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Ballads, Sonnets, and Popular Music
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What's in a sonnet? Rhyme scheme, rhythm, iambic pentameter, oh my!

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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