L.7.4a

Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

 
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Day 3 No Need For an Interpreter, I will Translate For You!

7th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions and Equations 5 Day Application of Vocabulary Mini Unit
7th Grade Math » Unit: Expressions and Equations 5 Day Application of Vocabulary Mini Unit
Malissa Thomas-St.Clair
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will have a handy resource by the end of the mini unit that will help them deepen their understanding with further objectives in the expression/equation unit.

 
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Introduction of Vocabulary Words

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
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From our roots we shall grow!

 
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Vocabulary Inquiry: Using Context to Learn New Words

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 choose and learn the words they are unfamiliar with using a variety of resources.

 
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Vocabulary Inquiry, Day 1

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 choose and learn the words they are unfamiliar with using a variety of resources.

 
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Using Context Clues

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Starting The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

You don't always need a dictionary to study vocabulary.

 
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Focusing on Vocabulary

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

Dispatch with the dictionary! You can use context clues to figure out what you need to know.

 
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context clue
   

Using Our Resources to Understand a Text

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

Studying vocabulary before reading enhances comprehension of difficult texts.

 
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close read
   

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
   

LIterary Discussion Roles: Word Wizard

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:

Let's talk about words!

 
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sticky notes in book
   

Owning the Definition of a Word

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

I looked it up, so now what?

 
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