L.7.6

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

 
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Properties of Waves: Making Waves Visible

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Wave properties need to be visible to students to promote understanding. Use tuning forks, rope springs, and slinkies to model waves and their properties!

 
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Direct and Indirect Characterization

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students analyze how readers learn about characters through direct and indirect characterization.

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"Zebra" Vocabulary (Academic and Words to Know)

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

When dictionaries are just too much. . . definition shrinking and visualizing unfamiliar words.

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zebra vocabulary
   

Drama Introduction

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

Enter drama, center stage.

 
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the world is a stage
   

Propaganda in the Hunger Games

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Novel Study: The Hunger Games
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Novel Study: The Hunger Games
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

If you don't teach your students about propaganda devices, who will?

 
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The Types of Conflicts and Reading "Thank You, M'am"

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Writing Business Letters with Langston Hughes’ Thank You, M’am”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature and Writing Business Letters with Langston Hughes’ Thank You, M’am”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The problem is inside you until it becomes an external conflict.

 
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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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Vocabulary Carousel and Introduction to Socratic Circles

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We're finishing up vocabulary and introducing the students to the Socratic circle.

 
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Quizlet - Lesson 1 of Cinder Book Three

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Wanna play a game?

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quizlet
   

Persuasive Techniques

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

Basic persuasive techniques used by advertisers.

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bandwagon
   

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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clue
   

Vocabulary Quiz

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

Be a quiz wiz

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vocabulary
   

Preview the Novel

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

Word Sort

 
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Genre Study: Dystopia

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Novel Study: The Hunger Games
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Novel Study: The Hunger Games
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

dys+topos > eu+topos? dys+topos < eu+topos?

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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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Common Core ELA
 
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