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With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed

 
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Identifying the Structure of a Memoir through a Published Author's Piece

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If you build it, the writing will come.

 
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Resources (16)
 
Reflections (1)
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Finding Theme and Author's Point of View in Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Big Picture of Memoir:Theme

 
Favorites (38)
 
Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
theme
   

The Details Are in the Sandwich

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A sandwich made out of peanut butter, jelly and details.

 
Favorites (33)
 
Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
peanut butter jelly sandwich
   

Enjambments, Caesuras, and Revision Day

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing and Crafting Original Poems with George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students give and receive real and immediate feedback by reading poems and writing revision love notes.

 
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Resources (17)
 
Reflections (1)
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Developing and Capturing Characters and Experiences with Sensory Language

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing so good you can see, hear, smell, taste and touch it.

 
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Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
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Planning Out the Sequence of a Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The natural flow of a memoir.

 
Favorites (9)
 
Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
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Using "Firsts" and "Last" Times in Our Lives to Write Meaningful Moments

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Creating meaningful moments from your "firsts" and "last" times

 
Favorites (11)
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
images
   

Brainstorming ideas for Horror/Thriller Stories

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

Don't you dare say anything negative about Beyonce!

Standards:
 
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Resources (11)
 
Reflections (1)
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Using Issues in Our Lives to Write Meaningful Memoirs

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let's talk about our issues.

 
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Resources (11)
issues
   

Putting All the Pieces Together for a First Draft

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting, Editing and Completing a Final Memoir
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting, Editing and Completing a Final Memoir
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Making it all come together like a Rubik Cube.

 
Favorites (6)
 
Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
rubix
   

People, Places and Objects That Will Help Us Write Meaningful Memoirs

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Capture people, places and objects in your writing like a photographer would in a picture.

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (2)
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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!

Standards:
 
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Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
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Planning Out the Narrative of the Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Getting to the heart of it

 
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Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
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7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Looking into Your Future

Standards:
 
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Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
future
   

Editing and Revising One Draft with the Rubric

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Editing, Revising and Finalizing our Fiction Story
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Editing, Revising and Finalizing our Fiction Story
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Don't fall off the mountain of success!

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
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