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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4a: Reading and Research: Screen Time and the Developing Brain

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4A examines the effects of entertainment screen time has on the adolescent brain. In Unit 1, seventh-graders build background knowledge by reading texts about brain development, centering around the prefrontal cortex, the limbic...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 3: Understanding Perspectives: Slavery—The People Could Fly

For Teachers 7th Standards
What makes stories powerful? That’s the question seventh-graders consider in a three-unit, eight-week module. Scholars analyze how Frederick Douglas, in his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, uses figurative language and word...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 2a: Working with Evidence: Working Conditions Then and Now

For Teachers 7th Standards
The three units in Module 2A present seventh-graders with literary and informational texts—Katherine Paterson’s novel Lyddie and a speech by Cesar Chavez—that examine historical and present-day working conditions. Pupils learn how to...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Development of the Adolescent Brain

For Teachers 7th Standards
The positive and negative effect of screen time on the adolescent brain are the focus of the 10 lessons in the Module 4A Unit 1 collection. Learners continue to analyze informational text, identifying the main idea and supporting details...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2: Case Study: Analyzing Author Craft and Purpose in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 16 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 2 collection continue the study of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and the language Douglass uses to develop his purpose in writing. Both the mid-unit and final assessments require...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Powerful Stories—Slavery in America

For Teachers 7th Standards
An awareness of historical context and author’s purpose are key to understanding informational text. The 15 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 1 collection provide seventh graders with background information about slavery and the debate over...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 19 lessons that make up the second unit in the 2B Module collection continue the study of identity. George Bernard Shaw's play, Pygmalion, serves as the anchor text and readers track the development of Eliza's character. The unit...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: What Are Working Conditions, and How Do They Affect Workers?

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 20 lessons that make up the Module 2a Unit 1 collection focus on building background knowledge of working conditions in American factories during the industrial era. Using their knowledge of these conditions, Class members read...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Case Study: Survival in Sudan

For Teachers 7th Standards
The second unit in a three-unit module introduces readers to the skills they need to determine the theme of a novel. Through close reading, discussion of related informational text, and evidence collection, students analyze how Linda Sue...
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Lesson Planet

Reading Literature: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh grade is a great opportunity to take your literature unit to the next cognitive level. Challenge middle schoolers with a collection of Common Core aligned projects, lessons, and activities, all designed to enhance the learning...
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Language: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
The eighth grade Common Core standards are very detailed and precise—and a great place to start at the beginning of the school year! Look over a collection of worksheets, videos, lessons, and presentations designed for the Common Core...
2 In 2 Collections
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Understanding Shakespeare - "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Expose your class to Shakespearean language with a manageable excerpt from As You Like It. A wonderfully comprehensive plan, this resource requires pupils to use higher-level thinking skills to interact with a complex text and connect...
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members continue analyzing text excerpts from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. They read and draw conclusions to determine Douglass's view on slavery. Learners finish by discussing with partners how the excerpts connect...
2 In 2 Collections
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Introducing the Process for Close Reading: Meeting Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
To learn more about Frederick Douglass, class members complete close reads of excerpts from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. They complete a close reading guide and questions for each excerpt. Pupils then add to the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Understanding Douglass’s Words: An Escape Attempt

For Teachers 7th Standards
Make a match! Scholars play a matching game after looking at excerpt five from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Learners match types of figurative language with example sentences, and add to their powerful language word wall...
2 In 2 Collections
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Bringing Douglass’s Words to Life: The Fight with Covey

For Teachers 7th Standards
Readers have the opportunity to bring the words from an excerpt of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass to life. They use strategies from the Storyteller’s Toolbox anchor chart as a guide and then work in pairs to prepare their...
2 In 2 Collections
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Understanding Douglass’s Words: Learning to Read

For Teachers 7th Standards
How is a sentence like the human body? Scholars think about the comparison as they view an image of the human anatomy and begin to complete an Anatomy of a Sentence anchor chart. They review roots, prefixes, and suffixes and then begin...
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose in Excerpt 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners revisit Plantation Life to focus on Douglass's purpose and choices he made for writing the text. They complete text-dependent questions, an analysis note catcher, and finalize their thoughts by sharing out with the class.
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Close Reading Excerpt 2: Plantation Life

For Teachers 7th Standards
Time for a good old fashioned match game! Readers complete an initial, second, and third read of Plantation Life to gain a deep understanding. After close reading the text, scholars practice identifying paraphrasing by matching sentences...
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End of Unit Assessment: Analyzing an Informational Text

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars wrap up the unit by taking an assessment and reading the informational text "You Trouble" by Justin O'Neill. As they read, they answer multiple-choice questions and complete charts to analyze the main idea and supporting details...
2 In 2 Collections
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Close Reading: Excerpt 5 of “The Digital Revolution and the Adolescent Brain Evolution”

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members consider how technology affects social interactions as they continue reading an article about the digital revolution and adolescent brain development. Then, working in pairs, scholars answer text-dependent questions and...
2 In 2 Collections
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Close Reading: Excerpt 3 of “The Digital Revolution and the Adolescent Brain Evolution”

For Teachers 7th Standards
It's time to level up and discover how video games affect the brain. Pupils explore the topic as they continue reading excerpts from an article about adolescent brain development and the digital revolution. Scholars also participate in a...
2 In 2 Collections
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Close Reading: Excerpt 2 of “The Digital Revolution and the Adolescent Brain Evolution”

For Teachers 7th Standards
Help scholars comprehend a challenging text. Using the resource, pupils read excerpts from an article about the digital revolution and adolescent brain development. As they read, they answer text-dependent questions and complete a close...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Details: What’s Going On in the Teenage Brain?

For Teachers 7th Standards
What's going on in the teen brain? Pupils consider the question as they continue reading an informational article about the topic. While reading, they use a Thinking Log worksheet and an anchor chart to track their understanding of...