L.7.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

 
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Fun with Parts of Speech

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

Parts of speech can be fun!

 
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adverbs
   

Editing for Sentence Structure and Commas

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting, Finalizing and Celebrating Our Persuasive Essays
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting, Finalizing and Celebrating Our Persuasive Essays
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Commas Save Lives.

 
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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.

 
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rubix
   

Concluding with A Reflection

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:

“People smile in trouble, gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” –Thomas Paine

 
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Parallelsim

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

Are words really parallel in writing?

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parallel
   

Timed Writing: The Argumentative Essay

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Genre Swap
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Genre Swap
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Writing to convince the world that your script is the best!

 
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emmy
   

Editing for Paragraphs in Our Third and Final 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:

When and how should I paragraph?

 
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paragraph pretzel by windell oskay
   

Writing Celebration

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:

Celebration Time, Come On!

 
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Planning Out A Second Draft by Avoiding Summary

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:

Don’t just sum it up!

 
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no
   

Using Peer Feedback

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:

It is always as good idea to get a second opinion

 
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Assessing Their Understanding of Twain

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

Time to see what they've learned about Mark Twain.

 
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puzzle
   

Publishing Your 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:

The big game is here, how will you play?

 
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publish student work
   

Picking Our Draft for Our Published Piece

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:

We have made it to the playoffs and are now preparing for the final game!

 
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rubrics
   

Analysis Essay: Editing, Publishing, and Portfolios

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:

Make your final draft your best draft!

 
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Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

Common Core ELA
 
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