7th Grade ELA Pacing Guide by 6rJacU4

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                                                   English Language Arts 7 Grade Pacing Guide At-a-Glance
        Code                                                                  Standard                                                                  Instructional
                                                                                                                                                          Window
Literature: Key Ideas and Details                                                                                                                      1 2 3 4
KCK12R07RL1             Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn       X
                        from the text. (CC.RL.7.1)
KCK12R07RL2             Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an                X
                        objective summary of the text. (CC.RL.7.2, ACT)
KCK12R07RL3             Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how settings shape the characters or plot.) (CC.RL.7.3,    X
                        ACT)
Informational Key Ideas and Details                                                                                                                    1   2   3   4
KCK12R07RI1             Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn       X
                        from the text. (CC.RI.7.1)
KCK12R07RI2             Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an            X
                        objective summary of the text. (CC.RI.7.2, ACT)
KCK12R07RI3             Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events,    X
                        or how individuals influence ideas or events. (CC.RI.7.3, ACT)
Literature: Craft and Structure                                                                                                                        1   2   3   4
KCK12R07RL4             Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings;              X
                        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. (CC.RL.7.4, ACT)
KCK12R07R5              Analyze how a drama's or poem's form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. (CC.RL.7.5)                X
KCK12R07R6              Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text. (CC.RL.7.6,        X
                        ACT)
Informational: Craft and Structure                                                                                                                     1   2   3   4
KCK12R07RI4             Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical            X
                        meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. (CC.RI.7.4, ACT)
KCK12R07RI5             Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to           X
                        the development of the ideas. (CC.RI.7.5, ACT)
KCK12R07RI6             Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position              X
                        from that of others. (CC.RI.7.6, ACT)
Literature: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas                                                                                                         1   2   3   4
KCK12R07RL7             Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the                X
                        effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).




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                       (CC.RL.7.7)
KCK12R07RL9            Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a                                X
                       means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history. (CC.RL.7.9)
Informational: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas                                                                                                                    1   2   3   4
KCK12R07RI7            Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of                                X
                       the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words). (CC.RI.7.7)
KCK12R07RI8            Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence                                  X
                       is relevant and sufficient to support the claims. (CC.RI.7.8)
KCK12R07RI9            Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by                                              X
                       emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts. (CC.RI.7.9)
Writing: Text Types and Purposes                                                                                                                                     1   2   3   4
KCK12R07W1             Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.                                                                               X
                       a. Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
                       b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an
                       understanding of the topic or text.
                       c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and
                       evidence.
                       d. Establish and maintain a formal style.
                       e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented. (CC.W.7.1)
KCK12R07W2             Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the                                        X
                       selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
                       a. 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.
                       b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
                       c. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
                       d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
                       e. Establish and maintain a formal style.
                       f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented. (CC.W.7.2)
KCK12R07W3             Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details,                       X
                       and well-structured event sequences.
                       a. 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.
                       b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
                       c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to
                       another.




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                       d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and
                       events.
                       e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events. (CC.W.7.3)
Writing: Production and Distribution of Writing                                                                                                                1   2   3   4
KCK12R07W4            Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose,                   X   X   X   X
                      and audience. (CC.W.7.4, ACT)
KCK12R07W5            With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising,                    X   X   X   X
                      editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. CC.W.7.5,
                      ACT)
KCK12R07W6            Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact               X   X   X   X
                      and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources. (CC.W.7.6)
Writing: Research to Build and Present Knowledge                                                                                                               1   2   3   4
KCK12R07W7            Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related,                      X   X   X   X
                      focused questions for further research. (CC.W.7.7)
KCK12R07W8            Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility              X   X   X   X
                      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. (CC.W.7.8
KCK12R07W9            Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.                                                X   X
                      a. 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”).
                      b. 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”)
                      (CC.W.7.9)

Range of Writing                                                                                                                                               1   2   3   4
KCK12R06W10          Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single                  X   X   X   X
                     sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline –specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (CC.W.7.10)
Language: Conventions of Standard English                                                                                                                      1   2   3   4
KCK12R07L1           Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.                                    X
                     a. Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
                     b. Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among
                     ideas.
                     c. Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers. (CC.L.7.1,
                     ACT)




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KCK12R07L2           Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.                  X
                     a. Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,]
                     green shirt). (CC.L.7.2, ACT)
Language: Knowledge of Language                                                                                                                  1   2   3   4
KCK12R07L3           Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.                                    X
                     a. Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
                     CC.L.7.3, ACT)
Language: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use                                                                                                         1   2   3   4
KCK12R07L4           Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading                 X   X   X   X
                     content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
                          a. 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.
                          b. Use common grade-appropriate grade appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a
                              word. (e.g. belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
                          c. 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.
                          d. 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). (CC.L.7.4, ACT)
KCK12R07L5           Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.                         X   X   X   X
                          a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g. literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
                          b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of
                              the words.
                          c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined,
                              respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending.) (CC.L.7.5, ACT)
KCK12R07L6           Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary      X   X   X   X
                     knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. (CC.L.7.6, ACT)




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Unit of Study                                               KCKPS Standards Instructional Window 1:                                    Resources
Summary Overview:                                                           READING                                                    Primary Resources: Teachers may
                                                                                                                                       choose which type of text they
                                                                 Literature: KEY IDEAS AND DETAILS
Literature:                                                                                                                            would like to utilize for these
                                KCK12R07RL1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says
This cluster of standards                                                                                                              clusters of standards. (Short
requires students to cite       explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (CC.RL.7.1)                                      Stories, Novel, Non-Fiction, Drama,
textual evidence of the                                                                                                                Textbook, etc.)
themes and central ideas of     KCK12R07RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the
a story and how they            course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. (CC.RL.7.2, ACT)                         By the end of the year, students
develop over time through                                                                                                              will read and comprehend
interactions of different       KCK12R07RL3 Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how settings           literature, including stories,
characters with the settings    shape the characters or plot.) (CC.RL.7.3, ACT)                                                        dramas, and poems, and literary
and other elements in the                                                                                                              nonfiction, in the grades 6–8 text
                                                               Informational: KEY IDEAS AND DETAILS
story.                                                                                                                                 complexity band proficiently, with
                                KCK12R07RI1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says
                                                                                                                                       scaffolding as needed at the high
Informational:                  explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (CC.RI.7.1)                                      end of the range.
This cluster of standards
requires students to cite       KCK12R07RI2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over
textual evidence of two or      the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. (CC.RI.7.2, ACT)                     Sunflower Literacy Project
more central ideas in a text                                                                                                           This link is a valuable guide
and analyze their               KCK12R07RI3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how       clarifying the literacy experiences
development through the         ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events. (CC.RI.7.3,       to implement when planning
individuals, ideas, and how                                                                                                            instruction. This allows teachers to
                                ACT)
each of these aspects                                                                                                                  look at what elements of
influences one another.                                                      Writing:                                                  instruction best fit each cluster of
                                                          PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF WRITING                                       standards.
WRITING:                        KCK12R07W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and              http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx
Routine Writing                 style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (CC.W.7.4, ACT)                                  ?tabid=4678
Students should be given
multiple opportunities to       KCK12R07W5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen                Secondary Novel and Text List
write various and                                                                                                                      http://tinyurl.com/bm45s97
                                writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on
audiences. This quarter is a                                                                                                           Where novels and texts are taught
                                how well purpose and audience have been addressed. CC.W.7.5, ACT)
time to establish routines in                                                                                                          6-12.
writing various types of
products.                       KCK12R07W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to          Textbook alignment to specific
                                and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing   clusters:
LANGUAGE:                       sources. (CC.W.7.6)                                                                                    http://tinyurl.com/7yrvhx3




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Conventions of Standard                                                                                                               Specific areas of the textbook that
English:                                          RESEARCH TO BUILD AND PRESENT KNOWLEDGE CLUSTER                                     align to specific standards.
Although the teaching of        KCK12R07W7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources
grammar is dynamic and                                                                                                                Informational Texts
                                and generating additional related, focused questions for further research. (CC.W.7.7)
based upon student need,                                                                                                              http://tinyurl.com/7lhct4s
the pacing guide explicitly                                                                                                           A large variety of texts as well as
identifies the functions of     KCK12R07W8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search          databases
phrases and clauses in a        terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase
sentence varying sentence       the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for      Common Core Curriculum Maps
length when needed and          citation. (CC.W.7.8)                                                                                  http://tinyurl.com/7hboazv
placing modifiers in                                                                                                                  Maps to help guide thematic
sentences correctly.            KCK12R07W9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection,        Instruction.
Teachers should not feel        and research (CC.W.7.9)
limited to teaching only                                                                                                              Activities to drive clusters of
                                                                  RANGE OF WRITING CLUSTER
phrases and clauses if other                                                                                                          standards
                                KCK12R06W10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection and              http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
standards of grammar and
conventions present             revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline –      Questions and activities that align
themselves as needing           specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (CC.W.7.10)                                                  to the clusters of standards
attention in student
writing.                                                                  LANGUAGE                                                    Writing Resources:
                                                                                                                                      http://tinyurl.com/7p8vhjb
                                                         CONVENTIONS OF STANDARD ENGLISH CLUSTER                                      Resources for Writing Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and
                                KCK12R07L1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage
Use
                                when writing or speaking.                                                                             Reading Resources:
This cluster of standards
requires that students          a. Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.   http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
utilize various strategies to   b. Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal                   Resources to support Reading
determine the meaning of        differing relationships among ideas.                                                                  Standards.
unknown words such as           c. Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and
context clues, structural       dangling modifiers. (CC.L.7.1, ACT)                                                                   Language Resources:
analysis, and reference                                                                                                               http://tinyurl.com/d3tdhpt
materials. Students also                                                                                                              Resources for Language
                                                         VOCABULARY ACQUISTION AND USE CLUSTER
demonstrate an                                                                                                                        Standards
                                KCK12R07L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and
understanding of figurative
                                phrases based on grade 7 reading content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.               Instructional Strategies:
language, word
relationships and their             a. Use context (e.g. the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or         http://tinyurl.com/87y8blu
meanings by analyzing                   function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.                         McRrel Instructional Strategies
figures of speech,                  b. Use common grade-appropriate grade appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as
                                                                                                                                      Explicit Resources for Standards:
connotations and                        clues to the meaning of a word. (E.g. belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
                                                                                                                                      http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
denotations of certain              c. Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g. dictionaries, glossaries,




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words as well as                  thesauruses,) both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or      Alignment of specific stories,
synonym/antonym                   clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.                                             websites, and resources to certain
relationships.               d.   Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by              standards
                                  checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). (CC.L.7.4, ACT)
                                                                                                                                 Speaking and Listening Resources:
                             e.
Recommended Time                                                                                                                 http://tinyurl.com/boonabf
                         KCK12R07L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and                    Tools to help students present and
Frame:                   nuances in word meanings.                                                                               listen to presenters
Window 1: 32 – 33 days       a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g. literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
                             b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. synonym/antonym, analogy) to                 Additional Resources
                                 better understand each of the words.                                                            Target Strategies and
                             c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations              fundamental Lessons
                                                                                                                                 http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                                 (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending.) (CC.L.7.5, ACT)
                                                                                                                                 A list of the Target Strategies and
                                                                                                                                 what they cover
                         KCK12R07L6 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. (CC.L.7.6, ACT)
                                                              End of Instructional Window 1
The recommended time frames for each instructional window typically account for about 80% of the available instructional days. The
remaining 20% of the days have been set aside as a buffer for teachers to use at their discretion for: accessing prior knowledge, re-
visiting, re-teaching, differentiation, remediation, and enrichment.




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Unit of Study                                                     KCKPS Standards Instructional Window 2:                                         Resources
Summary Overview:                                                                   READING                                                       Primary Resources: Teachers
                                                                                                                                                  may choose which type of
                                                               Literature: CRAFT AND STRUCTURE CLUSTER
READING:                                                                                                                                          text they would like to utilize
                                     KCK12R07RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,
Literature:                                                                                                                                       for these clusters of
                                     including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other                        standards. (Short Stories,
This cluster of standards requires
                                     repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a           Novel, Non-Fiction, Drama,
students to determine the
                                     story or drama. (CC.RL.7.4, ACT)                                                                             Textbook, etc.)
meaning of unknown words or
phrases in text within the realms
of prose as well as poetry. It       KCK12R07R5 Analyze how a drama's or poem's form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet)                       By the end of the year,
requires students to look at how     contributes to its meaning. (CC.RL.7.5)                                                                      students will read and
the structure of the text                                                                                                                         comprehend literature,
contributes the meaning and how                                                                                                                   including stories, dramas, and
                                     KCK12R07R6 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different
the author develops the points of                                                                                                                 poems, and literary
                                     characters or narrators in a text. (CC.RL.7.6, ACT)
view of the characters.                                                                                                                           nonfiction, in the grades 6–8
                                                             Informational: CRAFT AND STRUCTURE CLUSTER                                           text complexity band
                                     KCK12R07RI4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including                 proficiently, with scaffolding
Informational:
                                     figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on             as needed at the high end of
This cluster of standards requires
students to determine the            meaning and tone. (CC.RI.7.4, ACT)                                                                           the range.
meaning of unknown words and
phrases within informational text.   KCK12R07RI5 Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major
It requires students to look at      sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. (CC.RI.7.5, ACT)                       Sunflower Literacy Project
how the structure contributes the                                                                                                                 This link is a valuable guide
meaning and how the author                                                                                                                        clarifying the literacy
                                     KCK12R07RI6 Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the
develops and distinguishes his or                                                                                                                 experiences to implement
                                     author distinguishes his or her position from that of others. (CC.RI.6.6, ACT)                               when planning instruction.
her point of view.
                                                                                    WRITING                                                       This allows teachers to look at
                                                                  TEXT TYPES AND PRODUCTS CLUSTER                                                 what elements of instruction
WRITING:
                                     KCK12R07W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using                          best fit each cluster of
Narrative
                                     effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.                      standards.
 The product for this window is
                                     a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator       http://www.ksde.org/Default.
narrative text. It requires
                                     and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.                          aspx?tabid=4678
students to develop points of
view in characters, structure        b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events,
                                     and/or characters.                                                                                           Secondary Novel and Text
logical events using vivid and
                                     c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one     List
descriptive language. Students
                                     time frame or setting to another.                                                                            http://tinyurl.com/bm45s97
should be given multiple                                                                                                                          Where novels and texts are
opportunities to write various       d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action




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narratives from which they may        and convey experiences and events.                                                                         taught 6-12.
choose to develop for their final     e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events. (CC.W.7.3)
product.                                                                                                                                         Textbook alignment to
                                                                     PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION CLUSTER                                         specific clusters:
LANGUAGE:                             KCK12R07W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and                  http://tinyurl.com/7yrvhx3
Knowledge of Language                 style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (CC.W.7.4, ACT)                                      Specific areas of the textbook
Although the teaching of                                                                                                                         that align to specific
grammar is dynamic and based                                                                                                                     standards.
                                      KCK12R07W5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen
upon student need, the pacing
                                      writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing            Informational Texts
guide explicitly requires students
to utilize language that is precise   on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. CC.W.7.5, ACT)                                       http://tinyurl.com/7lhct4s
and eliminates wordiness and                                                                                                                     A large variety of texts as well
redundancy. Teachers should not       KCK12R07W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to              as databases
feel limited to teaching only         and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing
preciseness or redundancy if          sources. (CC.W.7.6)                                                                                        Common Core Curriculum
other standards of grammar and                                                                                                                   Maps
conventions present themselves                                                                                                                   http://tinyurl.com/7hboazv
                                                       RESEARCH TO BUILD AND PRESENT KNOWLEDGE CLUSTER
as needing attention in student                                                                                                                  Maps to help guide thematic
                                      KCK12R07W7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several                        Instruction.
writing.
                                      sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research. (CC.W.7.7)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use                                                                                                                   Activities to drive clusters of
This cluster of standards requires    KCK12R07W8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search               standards
that students utilize various         terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase             http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
strategies to determine the           the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format               Questions and activities that
meaning of unknown words such         for citation. (CC.W.7.8)                                                                                   align to the clusters of
as context clues, structural                                                                                                                     standards
analysis, and reference materials.    KCK12R07W9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection,
Students also demonstrate an                                                                                                                     Writing Resources:
                                      and research. (CC.W.7.9)                                                                                   http://tinyurl.com/7p8vhjb
understanding of figurative
                                                                        RANGE OF WRITING CLUSTER                                                 Resources for Writing
language, word relationships and
their meanings by analyzing           KCK12R06W10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection and                   Standards
figures of speech, connotations       revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline –
                                      specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (CC.W.7.10)                                                       Reading Resources:
and denotations of certain words
as well as synonym/antonym                                                                                                                       http://tinyurl.com/cl2479
relationships.                                                                     LANGUAGE                                                      v
                                                                                                                                                 Resources to support
                                                               KNOWLEDGE OF LANGUAGE CLUSTER
                                                                                                                                                 Reading Standards.
                                      KCK12R07L3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading,
                                      or listening.




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                               a.   Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and                       Language Resources:
                                    eliminating wordiness and redundancy. CC.L.7.3, ACT)                                                http://tinyurl.com/d3tdhp
                                                                                                                                        t
                                                  VOCABULARY ACQUISTION AND USE CLUSTER                                                 Resources for Language
                           KCK12R07L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and                        Standards
                           phrases based on grade 7 reading content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
                               a.   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.                                        Instructional Strategies:
                                                                                                                                        http://tinyurl.com/87y8blu
                               b.   Use common grade-appropriate grade appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to
                                                                                                                                        McRrel Instructional
                                    the meaning of a word. (e.g. belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
                                                                                                                                        Strategies
                               c.   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     Explicit Resources for
                                    meaning or its part of speech.                                                                      Standards:
                               d.   Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the      http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
Recommended Time Frame:             inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). (CC.L.7.4, ACT)                                    Alignment of specific stories,
Window 2: 37 – 38 days                                                                                                                  websites, and resources to
                           KCK12R07L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and                         certain standards.
                           nuances in word meanings.
                               a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g. literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.         Speaking and Listening
                               b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. synonym/antonym, analogy) to                      Resources:
                                                                                                                                        http://tinyurl.com/boonabf
                                   better understand each of the words.
                                                                                                                                        Tools to help students present
                               c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations                   and listen to presenters
                                   (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending.) (CC.L.7.5,
                                   ACT)                                                                                                 Additional Resources
                                                                                                                                        Target Strategies and
                           KCK12R07L6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-                         fundamental Lessons
                           specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase                    http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                           important to comprehension or expression. (CC.L.7.6, ACT)                                                    A list of the Target Strategies
                                                                                                                                        and what they cover




                                                            End of Instructional Window 2
The recommended time frames for each instructional window typically account for about 80% of the available instructional days. The
remaining 20% of the days have been set aside as a buffer for teachers to use at their discretion for: accessing prior knowledge, re-
visiting, re-teaching, differentiation, remediation, and enrichment.




Last Revised 7/16/12
                                                                      th
                                                                  7 Grade Literacy Pacing Guide
Unit of Study                                            KCKPS Standards Instructional Window 3:                               Resources
Summary Overview:                                                          READING:                                            Primary Resources: Teachers may
READING                                                                                                                        choose which type of text they would like
                                               Literature: INTEGRATION OF KNOWLDEGE AND IDEAS CLUSTER
Literature and Informational:                                                                                                  to utilize for these clusters of standards.
                                  KCK12R07RL7 Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio,
These two standards require                                                                                                    (Short Stories, Novel, Non-Fiction,
students to compare and           filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each    Drama, Textbook, etc.)
contrast the written version      medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film). (CC.RL.7.7)
of a piece of text to an audio,                                                                                                By the end of the year, students will read
filmed, or live performance                  Informational: INTEGRATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND IDEAS CLUSTER                         and comprehend literature, including
analyzing how the portrayal of    KCK12R07RI7 Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video or multimedia version of          stories, dramas, and poems, and literary
the subject is similar and or     the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a      nonfiction, in the grades 6–8 text
different.                        speech affects the impact of the words). (CC.RI.7.7)                                         complexity band proficiently, with
                                                                                                                               scaffolding as needed at the high end of
WRITING:                                                                   WRITING                                             the range.
Informative/Explanatory                                      TEXT TYPES AND PRODUCTS CLUSTER
This unit requires students to    KCK12R07W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas,
write an                          concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant      Sunflower Literacy Project
informative/explanatory piece     content.                                                                                     This link is a valuable guide clarifying the
introducing a topic clearly and   a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and    literacy experiences to implement when
highly organized utilizing        information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and   planning instruction. This allows
variety of approaches with                                                                                                     teachers to look at what elements of
                                  cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and
appropriate development                                                                                                        instruction best fit each cluster of
                                  multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
with explanation.                                                                                                              standards.
                                  b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or      http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid
LANGUAGE:                         other information and examples.                                                              =4678
Conventions of Standard           c. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among
English                           ideas and concepts.                                                                          Secondary Novel and Text List
Although the teaching of          d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the        http://tinyurl.com/bm45s97
grammar is dynamic and            topic.                                                                                       Where novels and texts are taught 6-12.
based upon student need, the      e. Establish and maintain a formal style.
pacing guide explicitly                                                                                                        Textbook alignment to specific clusters:
                                  f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the
requires students to utilize                                                                                                   http://tinyurl.com/7yrvhx3
                                  information or explanation presented. (CC.W.7.2)                                             Specific areas of the textbook that align
commas appropriately.
Although this unit focuses on                                                                                                  to specific standards.
                                                    PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION CLUSTER
comma usage, teachers
should feel free to meet their    KCK12R07W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development,                      Informational Texts




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students at point of need in     organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (CC.W.7.4, ACT)        http://tinyurl.com/7lhct4s
their writing in regards to                                                                                                     A large variety of texts as well as
grammar.                         KCK12R07W5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and                   databases
                                 strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new
Vocabulary Acquisition and                                                                                                      Common Core Curriculum Maps
                                 approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. CC.W.7.5,             http://tinyurl.com/7hboazv
Use
                                 ACT)                                                                                           Maps to help guide thematic Instruction.
This cluster of standards
requires that students utilize
various strategies to            KCK12R07W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and          Activities to drive clusters of standards
determine the meaning of         link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including         http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
unknown words such as            linking to and citing sources. (CC.W.7.6)                                                      Questions and activities that align to the
context clues, structural                        RESEARCH TO BUILD AND PRESENT KNOWLEDGE CLUSTER                                clusters of standards
analysis, and reference          KCK12R07W7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several
materials. Students also                                                                                                        Writing Resources:
                                 sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research.             http://tinyurl.com/7p8vhjb
demonstrate an                   (CC.W.7.7)                                                                                     Resources for Writing Standards
understanding of figurative
language, word relationships
                                 KCK12R07W8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using          Reading Resources:
and their meanings by
analyzing figures of speech,     search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or     http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
connotations and denotations     paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a        Resources to support Reading
of certain words as well as      standard format for citation. (CC.W.7.8)                                                       Standards.
synonym/antonym
relationships.                   KCK12R07W9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis,             Language Resources:
                                 reflection, and research                                                                       http://tinyurl.com/d3tdhpt
                                      a. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast a           Resources for Language Standards
                                           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          Instructional Strategies:
                                                                                                                                http://tinyurl.com/87y8blu
                                           history”). (CC.W.7.10)                                                               McRrel Instructional Strategies
                                                                  RANGE OF WRIITNG CLUSTER
                                 KCK12R06W10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection           Explicit Resources for Standards:
                                 and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of        http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                                 discipline –specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (CC.W.7.10)                               Alignment of specific stories, websites,
                                                                                                                                and resources to certain standards.
                                                                        LANGUAGE
                                                      CONVENTIONS OF STANDARD ENGLISH CLUSTER                                   Speaking and Listening Resources:
                                 KCK12R07L2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English                          http://tinyurl.com/boonabf
                                 capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.                                        Tools to help students present and listen
                                                                                                                                to presenters




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                             a.   Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating,
                                  enjoyable movie but not He wore an old [,] green shirt). (CC.L.7.2, ACT)             Additional Resources
                                                                                                                       Target Strategies and fundamental
                                                                                                                       Lessons
                                               VOCABULARY ACQUISTION AND USE CLUSTER
                                                                                                                       http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                         KCK12R07L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words             A list of the Target Strategies and what
                         and phrases based on grade 7 reading content, choosing flexibly from a range of               they cover
                         strategies.
                              e. 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.
                              f. Use common grade-appropriate grade appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and
                                  roots as clues to the meaning of a word. (E.g. belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
                              g. 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.
                              h. 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). (CC.L.7.4, ACT)

                         KCK12R07L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and
                         nuances in word meanings.
                             d. Interpret figures of speech (e.g. literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in
                                 context.
                             e. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. synonym/antonym,
                                 analogy) to better understand each of the words.
Recommended Time             f. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar
Frame:                           denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic,
Window 3: 36 – 37                condescending.) (CC.L.7.5, ACT)
days
                         KCK12R07L6 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. (CC.L.7.6, ACT)

                                                            End of Instructional Window 3
The recommended time frames for each instructional window typically account for about 80% of the available instructional days. The
remaining 20% of the days have been set aside as a buffer for teachers to use at their discretion for: accessing prior knowledge, re-
visiting, re-teaching, differentiation, remediation, and enrichment.



Last Revised 7/16/12
                                                                     th
                                                                   7 Grade Literacy Pacing Guide
Unit of Study                                                 KCKPS Standards Instructional Window 4:                                 Resources
Summary Overview:                                                            READING                                                  Primary Resources: Teachers
                                                                                                                                      may choose which type of text
                                                      Literature: INTEGRATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND IDEAS CLUSTER
Literature:                                                                                                                           they would like to utilize for
                                    KCK12R07RL9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a
This Standard requires students                                                                                                       these clusters of standards.
to compare and contrast the         historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or   (Short Stories, Novel, Non-
way an author portrays a            alter history. (CC.RL.7.9)                                                                        Fiction, Drama, Textbook, etc.)
character or setting fictionally                    Informational: INTEGRAITON OF KNOWLEDGE AND IDEAS CLUSTER
within the actual time period       KCK12R07RI8 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether      By the end of the year, students
and how they may alter history      the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.         will read and comprehend
or stay within the historical and   (CC.RI.7.8)                                                                                       literature, including stories,
cultural time frame.                                                                                                                  dramas, and poems, and literary
                                                                                                                                      nonfiction, in the grades 6–8
                                    KCK12R07RI9 Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their
 Informational:                                                                                                                       text complexity band
                                    presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different
This cluster of standards                                                                                                             proficiently, with scaffolding as
requires students to analyze        interpretations of facts. (CC.RI.7.9)                                                             needed at the high end of the
how two or more authors                                                       WRITING                                                 range.
writing about the same topic                                      TEXT TYPES AND PRODUCTS CLUSTER
emphasize different facts or        KCK12R07W1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
diverge with different claims.      a. Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and     Sunflower Literacy Project
Students are required to                                                                                                              This link is a valuable guide
                                    evidence logically.
evaluate arguments for                                                                                                                clarifying the literacy
                                    b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible
relevance and sufficient                                                                                                              experiences to implement when
evidence.                           sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.                                  planning instruction. This allows
                                    c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among         teachers to look at what
Writing:                            claim(s), reasons, and evidence.                                                                  elements of instruction best fit
Argumentative                       d. Establish and maintain a formal style.                                                         each cluster of standards.
The form of writing students        e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument          http://www.ksde.org/Default.as
will complete is an                 presented. (CC.W.7.1)                                                                             px?tabid=4678
argumentative essay. Students
must present a claim,
                                                               PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION CLUSTER
acknowledge opposing claims                                                                                                           Secondary Novel and Text List
                                    KCK12R07W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and
and be able to defend their                                                                                                           http://tinyurl.com/bm45s97
claim logically while               style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (CC.W.7.4, ACT)                             Where novels and texts are
maintaining a formal style.                                                                                                           taught 6-12.




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                                  KCK12R07W5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen
Language:                         writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing            Textbook alignment to specific
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use    on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. CC.W.7.5, ACT)                                       clusters:
This cluster of standards                                                                                                                    http://tinyurl.com/7yrvhx3
requires that students utilize                                                                                                               Specific areas of the textbook
                                  KCK12R07W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to              that align to specific standards.
various strategies to determine
                                  and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing
the meaning of unknown
                                  sources. (CC.W.7.6)                                                                                        Informational Texts
words such as context clues,
structural analysis, and                                 RESEARCH TO BUILD AND PRESENT KNOWLEDGE                                             http://tinyurl.com/7lhct4s
reference materials. Students     KCK12R07W7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several                        A large variety of texts as well as
also demonstrate an               sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research. (CC.W.7.7)              databases
understanding of figurative
language, word relationships                                                                                                                 Common Core Curriculum Maps
                                  KCK12R07W8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search
and their meanings by                                                                                                                        http://tinyurl.com/7hboazv
                                  terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase             Maps to help guide thematic
analyzing figures of speech,      the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format
connotations and denotations                                                                                                                 Instruction.
                                  for citation. (CC.W.7.8)
of certain words as well as
synonym/antonym                                                                                                                              Activities to drive clusters of
relationships.                    KCK12R07W9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection,             standards
                                  and research                                                                                               http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
                                      b. Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. “Trace and evaluate the                Questions and activities that
                                                                                                                                             align to the clusters of standards
                                          argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and
                                          the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims”) (CC.W.7.9)
                                                                                                                                             Writing Resources:
                                                                                                                                             http://tinyurl.com/7p8vhjb
                                                                    RANGE OF WRITING CLUSTER                                                 Resources for Writing Standards
                                  KCK12R06W10 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 –           Reading Resources:
                                  specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (CC.W.7.10)                                                       http://tinyurl.com/cl2479v
                                                                                                                                             Resources to support Reading
                                                                              LANGUAGE                                                       Standards.
                                                         VOCABULARY ACQUISITION AND USE CLUSTER
                                                                                                                                             Language Resources:
                                  KCK12R07L4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and
                                                                                                                                             http://tinyurl.com/d3tdhpt
                                  phrases based on grade 7 reading content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.                    Resources for Language
                                      i.   Use context (e.g. the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function   Standards
                                           in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
                                      j.   Use common grade-appropriate grade appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to       Instructional Strategies:
                                           the meaning of a word. (E.g. belligerent, bellicose, rebel).                                      http://tinyurl.com/87y8blu




Last Revised 7/16/12
                              k.   Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g. dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses,)   McRrel Instructional Strategies
                                   both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise
                                   meaning or its part of speech.                                                                      Explicit Resources for
                              l.   Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the      Standards:
                                   inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). (CC.L.7.4, ACT)                                    http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                              g.   (E.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending.) (CC.L.7.5, ACT)                     Alignment of specific stories,
Recommended Time                                                                                                                       websites, and resources to
Frame:                                                                                                                                 certain standards.
                          KCK12R07L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and
Window 4: 33 – 34         nuances in word meanings.                                                                                    Speaking and Listening
days                          a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g. literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.         Resources:
                              b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g. synonym/antonym, analogy) to                      http://tinyurl.com/boonabf
                                  better understand each of the words. (Distinguish among the connotations                             Tools to help students present
                                  (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful,           and listen to presenters
                                  polite, diplomatic, condescending.) (CC.L.7.5, ACT)
                                                                                                                                       Additional Resources
                                                                                                                                       Target Strategies and
                          KCK12R07L6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-
                                                                                                                                       fundamental Lessons
                          specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase                    http://tinyurl.com/82bw76k
                          important to comprehension or expression. (CC.L.7.6, ACT)                                                    A list of the Target Strategies
                                                                                                                                       and what they cover

                                                              End of Instructional Window 4
The recommended time frames for each instructional window typically account for about 80% of the available instructional days. The
remaining 20% of the days have been set aside as a buffer for teachers to use at their discretion for: accessing prior knowledge, re-
visiting, re-teaching, differentiation, remediation, and enrichment.




Last Revised 7/16/12

								
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