L.7.4c

Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

 
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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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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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"When Killer Mice Attack"

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

Grammar Review - parallelism, word choice, redundancy.

 
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flying mice
   

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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Reflections (1)
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What's in the Dictionary?

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

There's more than a definition in the dictionary!

Standards:
 
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dictionary entry
   

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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Working with Dictionary Definitions

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

Dictionary work does NOT mean scribbling down the shortest definition you can find!

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dictionary1
   

It Begins With the Words

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

To understand the text, first you must understand the words.

 
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vocabulary
   

Reading the Source Material

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

Reading the story we will adapt for the screen.

 
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jacket
   

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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Common Core ELA
 
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