Grade 7 Ela Lesson Plans Resources for Teachers

Grade 7 ela

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Reading Standards for Literature

Prove it (With evidence from the text)

Use those clues - make an inference

What is it all about

And the point of this is...?

One thing leads to another

When and where

Who or what?

A Matter of Attitude

How its made and what it means

What a character

Based on a True Story - History and Fiction

Laughing and screaming - humor and suspense

Finding patterns - comparing and contrasting

Reading Standards for Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details

Get right to the point

Relationship between people and events

Getting technical

How is it built- Analyzing structure

Whats the authors angle

Comparing Media

Equal-Alike-Different-Comparing Authors

Whats the authors point

Writing Standards

Beginnings and endings

Building your foundation

Getting from here to there - transitions

A picture is worth a thousand words

Mixing it up - more interesting sentences

Say what you mean

Who are you talking to?

Measure twice, cut once - the importance of planning

Take another look - revising your work

Taking a closer look - editing

Sifting through the nonsense - finding information

Give credit where credit is due

In your own words, or not

Language Standards

Managing modifiers

Good sentences are built on agreement

Who do you mean? Him? Me? Using pronouns effectively

Phrases and clauses are coming to town

To be...and other verbals

Activate! (active and passive voice)

Change your mood - with a verb!

With a capital C - Capitalization practice

Express yourself with punctuation

Spellcheck

Figuring it out with context clues

Which fits? Multiple meaning words

How to look it up

Review - Roots and Affixes

Give it a shot - figures of speech

We're related - word relationships

Would you rather own a boat or a yacht - Denotation and connotation

Using Coordinate Adjectives

Using Precise Language

Consulting Sources

Learning and Using Academic Vocabulary

Smarter Balanced Practice Test Items

Performance Task (PT)

Computer Adaptive Test (CAT)

Back to School Refresher Assessment Grade 6 to Grade 7

Refresher CAT

Refresher PT