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Grade Common Core State Standards for: 7 Lanaguage Arts Literacy

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze how a drama

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine an author

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.8

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.F

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.8

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g.,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell correctly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.3.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze how a drama"s or poem"s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RL.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 68 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine an author"s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium"s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.8

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: RI.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 68 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.1.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.2.F

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.3.E

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 13 above.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 13 up to and including grade 7 on page 53.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.7

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.8

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.9.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: W.7.10

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.1.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.2.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell correctly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.3.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word"s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.4.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.5.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: L.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.1

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.1.A

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.1.B

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.1.C

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.1.D

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.2

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.3

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.4

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.5

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

Common Core State Standard: SL.7.6

Grade: 7

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme:

Standard Description: Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/

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