W.7.2a

Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

 
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Greek Gods - Wanted Poster!

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

Getting to know Greek gods/goddesses.

 
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demeter wanted poster
   

The Thesis Statement

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:

Don't let the reader get lost in the essay--write a clear thesis statement that clearly introduces and previews the essay.

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roadmap bmp
   

Perfect Paragraph

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

With a perfect paragraph format - you'll never go wrong!

 
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writing paragraph
   

Poetry Analysis

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

Analyze poems and identify themes.

 
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writing
   

Phaethon Characterization

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

Supporting a personality trait with textual evidence.

 
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phaethon 3
   

Introduction to Text Structures Project

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Come to the Shark Tank!

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Writing a Hook for the Introduction

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:

Introduction, Part 3: Why should I read your essay?

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flagstaff downtown from david cashman
   

Using Compare and Contrast Text Structure

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Our Inventions Vs. Less Awesome Ideas :)

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compare contrast writing
   

Text Structure: Chronological Order Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"Time" to demonstrate what we've learned.

 
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sequence timeline graphic organizer
   

Text Structure: Compare & Contrast Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Comparing and Contrasting our own topics.

 
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venn diagram
   

Writing an Introduction

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:

The introduction is the commercial that sells the reader on wanting to read your essay.

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653px predicta model television 1958 59 dma
   

Final Draft of Writing Piece Using Multiple Text Structures

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Finalize it!

 
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thewritingprocess
   

Planning for Presentations

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Presentations of Text Structure Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Presentations of Text Structure Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. Winston Churchill

 
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plan and act
   

Using Text Structures in Our Writing

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Without a structure, it will fall

 
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roofstructures
   

Relax, It's Canopy

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

Poem to next year’s 7th Graders.

 
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welcome to 7th grade
Common Core ELA
 
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