W.7.2b

Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

 
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"Oranges" by Gary Soto

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

How does figurative language lead to any message?

 
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oranges
   

Identifying the Structure of a Memoir through a Published Author's Piece

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If you build it, the writing will come.

 
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structure of a memoir figuring out the
   

Finding Theme and Author's Point of View in Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Big Picture of Memoir:Theme

 
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theme
   

The Details Are in the Sandwich

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A sandwich made out of peanut butter, jelly and details.

 
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peanut butter jelly sandwich
   

Poetry Analysis

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

Analyze poems and identify themes.

 
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writing
   

Textual Evidence - Beginning

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

Inferences need to be supported with textual evidence.

 
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copy of textual evidence
   

Developing and Capturing Characters and Experiences with Sensory Language

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing so good you can see, hear, smell, taste and touch it.

 
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imagescakysotm
   

Planning Out the Sequence of a Memoir

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The natural flow of a memoir.

 
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imagesca3oah6p
   

What Happened to Icarus?

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

Dialogue and correct punctuation.

 
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daedalus and icarus
   

Perfect Paragraph

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

With a perfect paragraph format - you'll never go wrong!

 
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writing paragraph
   

Using "Firsts" and "Last" Times in Our Lives to Write Meaningful Moments

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Creating meaningful moments from your "firsts" and "last" times

 
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images
   

Phaethon Characterization

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

Supporting a personality trait with textual evidence.

 
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phaethon 3
   

Using Issues in Our Lives to Write Meaningful Memoirs

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let's talk about our issues.

 
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issues
   

People, Places and Objects That Will Help Us Write Meaningful Memoirs

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Using Mentor Texts,Generating Ideas and Planning for Drafting Memoirs
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Capture people, places and objects in your writing like a photographer would in a picture.

 
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photography classes san diego people places and things
   

A Single Shard (excerpt)

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

Even folklore demonstrates character development.

 
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a single shard
Common Core ELA
 
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