L.7.4b

Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).

 
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Let’s Bury Those “Dead Words”

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

Word choice improvement.

 
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Assessment: Connotation & Denotation

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

Time to show what you know about connotation and denotation.

 
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words
   

Introduction of Vocabulary Words

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

From our roots we shall grow!

 
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root words
   

Word Roots, How Can I Use You?

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

Do word roots really help determine the meaning of new words?

 
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roots2
   

Baseball as a Metaphorical Image 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:

Will it take three strikes for Troy to be out of the old ball game?

 
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troy
   

Vocabulary Sandwiches

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

Finding a word's twin

 
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twins eating sandwiches
   

Ethos, Logos and Pathos

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:

Aristotle’s bag of tricks

 
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bag of tricks
   

Using Vocabulary Words in Our Writing

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

Use your words carefully!

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vocabulary words
   

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
   

Picking a Draft for the Final (Day One of Peer Editing)

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:

Great feedback=better performance

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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