Course Name: Grade 7 ELA - Skill Builder + Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) Assessment Rehearsal

Lesson Name
Practice Test 1
Session 1
Session 2
Practice Test 2
Session 1
Session 2
Module for Speaking and Listening Skills
Module for Speaking and Listening Skills
Reading Standards for Literature
Use those clues - make an inference
Prove it! (With evidence from the text)
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 it's 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
Get right to the point
Relationship between people and events
Getting technical
How is it built? Analyzing structure
What's the author's angle?
What's the author's point?
Equal? Alike? Different? Comparing authors
Key Ideas and Details
Comparing Media
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
Phrases and clauses are coming to town
To be…and other verbals
With a capital C - Capitalization practice
Express yourself with punctuation
Figuring it out with context clues
How to Look it Up
How to look it up
Re+view - 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
Precise and Concise Language
Consulting Sources
Learning and Using Academic Vocabulary
MCAS Released items 2018
MCAS Released items 2018
MCAS Released Items 2019
Session 1
Back to School Refresher Assessment Grade 6 to Grade 7
Refresher Session 1
Refresher Session 2