SL.7.1c

Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.

 
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Initial Reading of "The White Umbrella"

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:

Students use the shared inquiry method to read and analyze a short story.

 
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Phaethon

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

Exactly, Who Are You Phaethon?

 
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phaethon
   

Asking the Right Questions with Mason-Dixon Memory

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Essay Part Two; reading two more stories in order to craft comparative essays
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Essay Part Two; reading two more stories in order to craft comparative essays
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. -Thomas Berger

 
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dondre green article
   

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
   

Stereotypical and Iconic Images Depicted in Drama: Baseball and the N-Word in Fences, Act 1 Scene 1

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do the images of America's favorite past time and racial stereotypes impact the disempowered?

 
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racial epithets 1
   

Sins of the Father: Identifying Claims and Counterclaims to Develop a Balanced Argument

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Should we chase away the sins of our fathers or welcome them with open arms? My students will tell you!

 
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troyandcory2
   

Membership Grid -Getting to Know My Community

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

Having the home court advantage.

Standards:
 
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college basketball fan
   

Finishing Song of the Trees By Thinking of Theme

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Essay Part One; Song the Trees
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Essay Part One; Song the Trees
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The song through the trees is theme!

 
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Closely Looking at Conflicts in Fences, Act 1 Scene 4, to Analyze Character Development

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do the sins of the father visit the children? See Cory try to resist Troy's pull!

 
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troy and cory
   

Analyzing Death as a Theme and Character in Fences, Act 2 Scene 4-5

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How does the presence of Death affect the Maxson family? If you ask Troy he would say, "Death ain't nothing!"

 
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cory and raynell
   

Reading Circle Meeting & Assessment -Cinder Book One

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:

Can you talk the talk?

 
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pencilpaper
   

Using SWBT to Reveal Characters' Reasons for Their Actions in Fences, Act 2 Scene 1

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What motivates characters to act? SWBT will tell you!

 
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troy and rose
   

Analyzing the Role of Death in Fences Act 2, Scene 2-3

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How does death affect Troy both figuratively and physically?

 
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troy rose and baby
   

Preview the Novel

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

Word Sort

 
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word sort class 2
   

Sins of the Father: Developing a Claim Using Evidence from Fences

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Fences: Character and Theme Analysis in Drama
Donna Fletcher
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can we defend our position by developing our claim using C.E.E.?

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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