SL.7.2

Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.

 
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Role Playing - Peer Pressure

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

Can peer pressure ever be positive?

 
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role play 2
   

Artistic Interpretation of "Daedalus and Icarus"

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

Tell a story through art.

 
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Reflections (3)
daedalus and icarus
   

Introduction to Drama

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Drama
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Drama
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Do you know all of the parts of a script?

 
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Reflections (1)
comedy tradgedy
   

Musculoskeletal System

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

Students develop argument to explain example of how body systems interact with another in human body.

 
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musculoskeletal concerns
   

Tone/Attitude of the Speaker

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

The importance of identify that “just right” word to describe “Tone”

 
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Reflections (1)
tone 2
   

Analyzing an Interview with the Author

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Integrating Knowledge with Act 2 of “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Integrating Knowledge with Act 2 of “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In which we uncover an author's motivation for writing.

 
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Reflections (1)
wallace serling interview
   

Introduction to Oral Literature

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Oral Literature: Introduction
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Oral Literature: Introduction
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Oral Literature is where it all started!

 
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Reflections (1)
storyteller1
   

Monologues

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

Wow! It can be fun to speak in front of people!

 
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Reflections (1)
monologue practice
   

Presentation of Our Projects Day 1 of 2

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:

"You can observe a lot just by watching." -Yogi Berra

 
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presentation
   

Using Listening Skills to Re-Create a Text

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

Can you re-create what you heard?

Standards:
 
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listen
   

Sharing Our Writing

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

Come to the writing circle!

Standards:
 
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Comparing Characters and Themes in a Socratic Circle

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Integrating Knowledge with Act 2 of “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Integrating Knowledge with Act 2 of “The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Socratic circles allow students to engage in authentic literary discussions.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Improvisation

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

How can I get my ideas together quickly to present?

 
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improvisation
Common Core ELA
 
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