SL.7.6

Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate

 
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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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Introduction to Debates

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

Show me your passion!

 
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Analyzing Protagonists, Antagonists, and Falling Action

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:

Students grapple with protagonist and antagonist in a fishbowl discussion.

 
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Sharing Poetry - Poetry Lesson 9

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

Read it, carry it, share it.

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Seeing the Mistress of Sonnet 130

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Ballads, Sonnets, and Popular Music
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Ballads, Sonnets, and Popular Music
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Bringing the mistress of Sonnet 130 to life through art.

 
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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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Our Classroom's the Stage

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

The play's the thing...

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Blackout Imagery Presentations -One Step Ahead of Hitler

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Do you see what I see?

 
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student example
   

Poetry Performance

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

Does how you read the poem aloud influence the meaning?

 
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stage
   

Practicing our 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:

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. -Arthur Ashe

 
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Performing our Poetry

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

Eye contact, body language, and poise.

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Poetry Slam

7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Last Week of School
7th Grade ELA » Unit: The Last Week of School
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Tell us who you are!

Standards:
 
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Author Skype Session

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 4
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 4
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Bringing the world to my students.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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