W.7.1b

Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

 
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Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources

7th Grade Science » Unit: Online Science Research
7th Grade Science » Unit: Online Science Research
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A little bit of planning and thinking can help you avoid plagiarism.

 
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plagiarism
   

Close Reading: Text Based Questions

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Close reading gives students room to explore and analyze literature using productive struggle and explicit guidance from the teacher.

 
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cropped silent fall
   

Photosynthesis - Claim and Evidence

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

Students use claim and evidence to describe photosynthesis.

 
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images
   

"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
   

"Raven and the Sources of Light"

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

Is the Raven caring or a trickster?

 
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raven
   
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry Analysis
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Will my beliefs about masks affect my judgment? Let's see the outcome!

 
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mask
   

Checking for Accuracy on Text-Dependent Questions

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Close reading gives students room to explore and analyze literature using productive struggle and explicit guidance from the teacher.

 
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Reflections (1)
5 zebra text based question
   

Oreo Argument -Part 3 -Analyzing to Improve

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

Can You Hear Me Now?

 
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megaphone
   

Citing Sources and Plagiarism

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Writing and Research with National History Day
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Writing and Research with National History Day
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Did I really plagiarize? I thought I was researching.

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

How would you change the world?

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june 14th i can change the world
   

Debate Research with Non-Fiction Texts

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Engaging in Debate
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Engaging in Debate
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Know your facts!

 
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research
   

Putting it All Together in a First Draft

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

"A first draft doesn't have to be right, it has to be written."

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typewriter
   

Rubric for Research Essay

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

Standardize Your Thinking!

 
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rainbowbrain
   

Comparison of Two Schools

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

How do the two middle schools compare/contrast in the novel, Tangerine?

 
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tangerine middle school
   

Letter to the Editor

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

Cell phones in school - the dream of every student!

 
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cell phone 2
Common Core ELA
 
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