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Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose: Learning to Read

For Teachers 7th Standards
Three for three. Groups of three complete Analysis note catchers that cover excerpt three of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Before beginning, learners discuss group work by looking at the excerpt analysis role document and...
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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...
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End of Unit Assessment and Independent Reading Review

For Teachers 7th Standards
Reader, writer, illustrator ... scholars wear many hats! Pupils become experts in recommending books to their classmates as they write reviews of their independent reading books. Next, after finishing the second draft of their children's...
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Mid-Unit Assessment Part 2: Beginning the Writer’s Workshop

For Teachers 7th Standards
Writers learn about using sensory details as they revise bland sentences with more vivid language. Next, they begin writing the first drafts of their children's books, completing storyboards to effectively plan their writing. 
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Preparing for the Mid-Unit Assessment: Planning the Children’s Book

For Teachers 7th Standards
Pupils complete a My Children's Book Plan worksheet to carefully prepare for a narrative writing project. Scholars also continue working in their groups from lesson plan two, using their scavenger hunt worksheets to discuss what makes a...
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Discussing and Identifying Themes: What Makes a Good Children’s Book?

For Teachers 7th Standards
Working in small groups, scholars look closely at a children's book to evaluate narrative techniques. Next, they complete a Children's Book Scavenger Hunt worksheet to analyze the literary elements of their selected stories. 
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Introducing the Performance Task: The Children’s Book

For Teachers 7th Standards
Using a Venn diagram, class members generate similarities and differences between narratives and summaries. Next, pupils co-create an anchor chart to capture their thinking about how an author zooms in on a particular part of a story. 
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End of Unit 1, Assessment, Part 2: Revise Essay Drafts

For Teachers 7th Standards
As a culminating unit activity, pupils revise their argumentative essays based on the novel Lyddie by Katherine Paterson. Paying careful attention to grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary, they incorporate teacher feedback to revise and...
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Performance Task: Two-Voice Poem Readings

For Teachers 7th Standards
Eye contact, volume, and pronunciation are key ingredients to a successful presentation. Pupils present their two-voice poems to the class with their poetry reading partners. Next, to wrap up the unit, scholars use a worksheet to reflect...
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Examine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
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Progressive Story: Adverb Clauses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Adverb phrases add a lot to a sentence, but they cannot stand alone. A fill-in-the-blank activity provides spaces for learners to add adverb phrases that add meaning to the independent clause of each sentence.
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The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Young Readers Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As the saying goes, you are what you eat. A useful set of lesson plans encourage young readers to take a second look at their eating habits. Pre- and post-reading questions bring in reflective writing and discussion while extension...
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Langston Hughes

For Students 7th Standards
An author study provides learners the opportunity to explore in depth the life of, the influences on, and the works of a single literary figure. Introduce middle schoolers to Langston Hughes with a unit that models how to approach an...
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Ray Charles and Country Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Ray Charles used the pain and adversity from his life to influence an entire genre of American music. Learn about the musician's daily life, struggles and success, and powerful musical style with a thorough resource.
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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Words like another, each, several, and none can cause a lot of confusion in a sentence if their pronouns don't agree. Clear up pronoun-antecedent agreement problems with a series of grammar exercises that feature disagreements in number,...
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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Nothing ruins a good sentence like a disagreement between a pronoun and its antecedent! Clear up awkward phrasing in your learners' writing with a helpful reference sheet that notes correct and incorrect ways to use singular pronouns.
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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's often hard for people to see eye to eye, but it's easy to get pronouns and their antecedents to agree! Practice changing subjective and objective pronouns to agree with their nouns with ten different sentences.
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Subject-Verb Agreement/Commonly Confused Words

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Can you alter a painting, or do you altar it? Can a compliment positively effect or affect your mood? Clarify the meanings of commonly confused words with a packet that also includes strategies for watching subject-verb agreement.
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Absolute Possessive Pronouns

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Pronouns are meant to replace nouns in a sentence, but don't replace this resource so easily! A collection of worksheets challenges young grammarians with fill-in-the-blanks, word searches, and sentence diagramming.
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Subject-Verb Agreement

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Your writing lessons may be all about solid arguments, but in grammar, it's all about agreement! Learners practice identifying proper and improper verb form in a activity focused on subject-verb agreement and indefinite pronouns.
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The Next 6 Years

For Teachers 7th Standards
Six years seems like a long time when you're in seventh grade! But, graduation is closer than they think! The sixth and final college and career readiness lesson plan gets scholars focused on the courses they need to take throughout the...
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Where Am I Going?

For Teachers 7th Standards
How do I get where I'm going from here? The fifth of six college and career readiness lessons invites seventh graders to dig deep into the career of their choice. Once they complete their research, individuals relate their findings to...
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Possible Careers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Is a STEM career the right choice for me? Lesson four in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces seventh graders to the world of STEM occupations. Individuals use their Holland code results to select, research, and...
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My Future Lifestyle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Mortgage, insurance, car payments...how much money will your learners need to support their desired lifestyle? Part three in a six-part college and career readiness lesson plan series tasks young job seekers with creating a monthly...