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End of Unit 2 Assessment: Writing the Analysis Essay, Part 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
1,2,3,4 score! Writers use the grading rubric to score the model essay. After comparing and discussing their scorings, the individuals begin the end-of-unit assessment.
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Writing an Analysis Essay: Planning the Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
Writers work on creating a plan for their end-of-unit essay of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass using a Frederick Douglass Essay Planner to help guide their thought process. They then regroup as a class to discuss the use of...
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Writing an Analysis Essay: Introducing the Writing Prompt and the Model Essay

For Teachers 7th Standards
A model analysis essay provides writers with an opportunity to examine a response to the end-of-unit assessment writing prompt. Scholars define key words in the prompt and discuss how the model essay meets the demands in the prompt....
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Performance Task: Create a Counter Ad

For Teachers 7th Standards
Do a 360. After completing their ad analyses, scholars now begin working on their counter ads. Once again, they use the model performance task for reference and guidance. When finished, pupils talk with one another about their work.
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Performance Task: Write Ad Analysis

For Teachers 7th Standards
It's final. Scholars work on their final drafts of their ad analyses. They use the model sample Samsung Appliances for reference. After completing the task, learners turn and talk with one another about the decisions they made in their...
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Planning the Performance Task

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members work in pairs and use an Ad Analysis planning guide to begin planning their final tasks. After sharing ideas with their partners, learners begin working on their final products.
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Individual Research

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members choose an ad they want to analyze for their performance task. They then read specific text based on the ad they chose. The instructor guides learners through a Model Research Synthesis document in which they try to...
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End of Unit 3 Assessment: Using Strong Evidence

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young poets view a model two-voice poem while discussing capitalization and punctuation. Pupils also complete an end-of-unit assessment about using strong evidence to support a literary analysis. 
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Practice Evidence-Based Constructed Response: Explaining One Factor That Helps Nya or Salva Survive (Chapters 11–13)

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members work through a model lesson plan in answering constructed response questions. They begin viewing an Evidence-Based Constructed Response sheet and then watch the teacher model. Readers then work as a group to answer a...
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Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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How to Write a Memoir

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Who are we and what shapes our identities? Seventh graders work to answer this question as they learn how to write a memoir. Full of non-print resources and supplemental texts that range from fiction to non-fiction, scholars write their...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: California Commonwealth Club Address - Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 7th Standards
The most effective way to support an argument is with clear and relevant evidence. As seventh graders read and listen to Cesar Chavez's California Commonwealth Club Address, they work through five sections of a textual analysis unit,...
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7th Grade ELA "I Can" Statement Posters

For Teachers 7th Standards
Help your seventh graders relate the ELA Common Core standards to their own learning with these "I Can" statement posters. Each standard has been translated into a statement that pupils can understand and placed on its own page for easy...
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7th Grade ELA Common Core Checklists

For Teachers 7th Standards
Track your class's progress on all of the ELA Common Core standards with these handy charts. Along the left side, each seventh grade identifier is listed along with the full text of the standard. As you teach, reteach, assess, and...
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A Way with Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do facts and opinions impact the news? After reading "How to Cover a War" from the New York Times, middle schoolers evaluate the claims in the article. They also consider the media's responsibilities in reporting during wartime....
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Test-Driving Computers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A new form of standardized testing? Learners evaluate arguments for and against the use of computer-based standardized tests in schools. They express their views through discussion and explore the views of others through the creation and...
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Harvest the Wind

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Wind is a natural resource available around the world. Help your pupils appreciate the power and importance of wind by researching wind farms, making pinwheels, and designing windmills.