RI.7.9

Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

 
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Source #1: What Happened to Emmett Till?

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:

In which we learn about history to understand an author's motivation for writing literature.

 
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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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Close Reading: Terrible Things

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:

"The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution [or hidden in allegory]." J.K. Rowling

Standards:
 
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terrible things
   

Bullying Articles

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

How is the same information presented differently?

 
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Reading Paired Text

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:

Paired text are like peas in a pod - a healthy match.

Standards:
 
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Source #1: Analyzing the Author's Organization Cornerstone

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:

In which we learn about history to understand an author's motivation for writing literature.

 
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Resources (22)
 
Reflections (3)
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Poetry Analysis (paired text) - Poetry Lesson 7

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

The power of using two very different genres to reflect on the same topic.

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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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Reflections (1)
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Text Mapping Paired Text - Disasters - Part 1

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:

"It's not the destination, but the journey..."

 
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Reflections (1)
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Source#2 Analyzing the Structure of the Parts and the Whole

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' organizational structure to discover what happened to Emmett Till.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Analyzing Informative Text - Review Week Day 4

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:

Two views of information we can use, but... is one better?

 
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Reflections (1)
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Movie vs. Dramatic Adaptation Part 4 & Reviews

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

The reviews are in..

 
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Reflections (1)
reviews
   

Text Mapping Paired Text - Hard Times Generation -Part 1

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:

Tolkien said, "Not all those who wander are lost", but we'll map out the journey anyway.

 
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