SL.7.1b

Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

 
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Let’s Bury Those “Dead Words”

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

Word choice improvement.

 
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graveyard
   

You're a Seventh Grader!

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting Strong!
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting Strong!
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Start building your classroom community on Day 1.

 
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talking
   

Socratic Seminar: Poetry

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Poetry for Writing & Discussion
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Poetry for Writing & Discussion
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Time to talk about poetry!

 
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circle
   

Google Gallery Walk - Poetry Lesson 10

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

No space? Take a virtual walk through a gallery of poetry.

 
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painting poetry
   

Introducing Reading Circles Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Learning to fly with textual discussion.

 
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Setting up Rules for Discussions

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:

Components of an effective class discussion--parking, pruning, and promoting.

 
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pictures
   

Listening Game

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Beginning of the Year
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Beginning of the Year
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Getting to know you using listening skills!

 
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new friends
   

Debate Day 1

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

Don't hate, debate!

 
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debate 2
   
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Set a targeted goal for your first draft.

 
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Evolution - Presentation Day

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

The reward for effort is recognition. Presentations recognize the high level of effort asked of students in the evolution project with a celebration of learning.

 
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pbl evolution
   

Literary Discussions: Fishbowl Discussion

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

It's fishbowl day!

 
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Activating Prior Knowledge

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Studying Informational Text
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Studying Informational Text
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Let's start with what you already know!

 
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prior knowledge
   

Literary Discussion Roles: Literary Luminary

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Tom Sawyer for an Introduction to Literary Discussions
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What makes a passage worth discussing?

 
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book1
   

Debate Day 2

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

Debate on!

 
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debate
   

Our Socratic Seminar

7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Socratic Seminar
7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Socratic Seminar
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Ready, Set, Discuss!

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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