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					  7th Grade English Language Arts                                                                                                                                        DRAFT
                                           Wilbur D. Mills Education Service Cooperative Instructional Alignment
                                                                          Grade 7 English Language Arts
                            Ongoing Student Learning Expectations to be Addressed Each Nine Weeks
Enduring Understandings:
1. Accomplished readers read a wide range of print and non-print texts, including literature from many periods and genres, to
   build an understanding of the human experience.
2. Successful readers comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts by reading strategically, accurately, and critically.
3. Effective writers employ a wide range of writing strategies and different process elements to communicate with different
   audiences for a variety of purposes.
4. Critical readers and writers apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions, media techniques, figurative
   language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.
5. Effective readers and writers use a variety of technological and informational resources to gather, evaluate, and synthesize
  data and to create and communicate knowledge.
6. Effective readers and writers develop an understanding and respect for linguistic diversity and use their first language to
  develop competency in the English language arts and content across the curriculum.
Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing
Essential Questions: How does an author determine the purpose for writing?
Essential Questions: How does an author determine the audience for a piece of writing?
Essential Questions: How does an author develop a plan before writing?
Essential Questions: How does drafting help an author get his ideas on paper?
Essential Questions: When is a piece of writing ready to share with an audience?
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                                                                   Objective                                       Task Analysis                Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                            Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
W.4.7.4                                          Use available technology to access information   *operate the computer                        card catalog
Use available technology to access information   by using a card catalog and multiple Internet    *use the Internet                            Internet
by using a card catalog and multiple Internet    sources                                          *use a card catalog
sources                                                                                           *gather information from internet and card
                                                                                                  catalog to complete task




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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                                 Drafting
W.5.7.6                                         A. Write to reflect ideas/interpretations of        *respond and reflect on multicultural and           multicultural themes and
Write to reflect ideas/interpretations of       multicultural themes and concepts (tolerance,       universal themes in the context of literature/texts concepts
multicultural and universal themes and concepts diversity)                                          across the curriculum                               universal themes and
                                                B. Write to reflect universal themes and                                                                concepts
                                                concepts (friendship, love, loyalty, greed,                                                             background knowledge
                                                survival, rites of passage)

W.5.7.9                                         A. Write with a prompt for a given period of time      * identify purpose and audience,                   audience
Write on demand with or without prompt within a B. Write without a prompt for a given period of           topic, and form of writing                      purpose
given time frame                                time                                                    * demonstrate ability to write                    prioritize
                                                                                                          for a sustained period of time
                                                                                                        * choose topic
                                                                                                        * demonstrate prewriting
                                                                                                        * identify purpose and audience
                                                                                                        * demonstrate ability to write for
                                                                                                          a sustained period of time

W.5.7.7                                          Write with and without prompt within a given           * identify purpose and audience,                  audience
Write with and without prompt within a given     time frame                                                topic, and form of writing                     purpose
time frame                                                                                              * demonstrate ability to write                    form
                                                                                                           for a sustained period of time                 prioritize
                                                                                                        * choose topic
                                                                                                        * demonstrate prewriting
                                                                                                        * identify purpose and audience
                                                                                                        * demonstrate ability to write for
                                                                                                           a sustained period of time

W.5.7.10                                         Write across the curriculum                        *write multiple times on varied topics in all         purpose
Write across the curriculum                                                                         content areas                                         audience
W.7.7.2                                          Use a variety of sentence types and lengths (see   *identify and create a piece of writing utilizing a   simple sentence
Use a variety of sentence types and lengths (see Conventions Standard 6)                            variety of sentences                                  compound sentence
Conventions Standard 6)                                                                                                                                   declarative sentence
                                                                                                                                                          interrogative sentence
                                                                                                                                                          exclamatory sentence
                                                                                                                                                          imperative sentence




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                                                                        Objective                                       Task Analysis                         Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                                            Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                                 Revising
Essential Questions: How can writing be improved through revising?
W.7.7.11                                            Use writer’s checklist or scoring guides/rubrics   *identify attributes of written pieces that           revise
Use writer's checklist or scoring guides/rubrics to to improve written work                            correspond with each level of a writing rubric        rubric
improve written work                                                                                   *utilize rubric to improve content, style, sentence   scoring guides
                                                                                                       formation, usage, and conventions in a written
                                                                                                       work
W.7.7.12                                           Self-evaluate writing                               *judge personal writing using various methods         effective
Self-evaluate writing                                                                                                                                        non-effective
                                                                                                                                                             self-evaluate
                                                                                                                                                             conventions of writing

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Editing
Essential Questions: How can writing be improved through editing?
W.6.7.7                                            Spell words correctly in all writing                *apply knowledge of grade-appropriate spelling
Spell words correctly in all writing                                                                   conventions in all writing

W.6.7.8                                            Apply conventional rules of capitalization in       *demonstrate knowledge of conventional rules of
Apply conventional rules of capitalization in      writing                                             capitalization through application in writing
writing

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Publishing
W.4.7.14                                           Publish/share according to purpose and              *identify purpose and audience                        purpose
Publish/share according to purpose and             audience                                            *publish/present writing using a method               audience
audience                                                                                               appropriate to the purpose and audience

W.4.7.12                                           Use available technology to experiment with         * identify an appropriate method of                   technological resources
Use available technology to experiment with        various formats for a final written product            available technology to use in
various formats for a final written product                                                               publishing
                                                                                                       * utilize available technology such




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                                                                         Objective                                          Task Analysis                      Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                                           Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

                                         Reading Pre-writing
Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Comprehension
Essential Question: What strategies do good readers use to understand text?
Essential Question: How will developing a better vocabulary improve reading?
Essential Question: What are the goals for seventh grade fluency?
R.9.7.1                                            Use previewing, activating prior knowledge,            *use previewing skills                              prior knowledge
Use previewing, activating prior knowledge,        predicting content of text, formulating questions,     *draw from past experiences
predicting content of text, formulating questions, and establishing purposes for reading                  *practice making predictions
and establishing purposes for reading                                                                     *generate questions
                                                                                                          *determine what the purposes are for reading


R.9.7.3                                              Prioritize questions formulated and purposes         *identify the purposes for reading (enjoyment, prioritize
Prioritize questions formulated and purposes         established for reading                              information, persuading)                       purposes for reading
established for reading                                                                                   *create questions to establish purposes for
                                                                                                          reading
                                                                                                          *adapt/revise questions when meaning needs to
                                                                                                          be clarified or extended
                                                                                                          *prioritize questions to determine importance
                                                                                                          and purpose

R.9.7.4                                              Generate and prioritize questions related to         *create appropriate questions related to            universal themes
Generate and prioritize questions related to         universal themes to interpret meaning                universal themes                                    interpret
universal themes to interpret meaning                                                                     *prioritize questions to aid in interpreting
                                                                                                          meaning
R.9.7.5                                           Evaluate their own understanding with regard to         *apply reading strategies (re-reading, using        reading strategies
Monitor reading strategies, including re-reading, the questions generated                                 resources and questions)                            modify
using resources and questions, and modify them                                                            *determine when understanding breaks down
when understanding breakdowns                                                                             *alter reading strategies to meet the needs


R.10.7.1                                          Read for a substantial amount of time daily,            *select appropriate reading text                    self-selected
Read for a substantial amount of time daily,      including assigned and self-selected materials at       *use various strategies to determine if the text is independent level
including assigned and self-selected materials at independent and instructional levels                    appropriate                                         instructional level
independent and instructional levels                                                                      *identify reading strategies
                                                                                                          *apply reading strategies during reading

R.10.7.2                                             Read texts that reflect contributions of different   *define and identify multicultural text             cultural groups
Read texts that reflect contributions of different   cultural groups                                      *select appropriate texts that reflect different    contributions
cultural groups                                                                                           cultures




                                                                                       Based on Northwest Arkansas
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                                                                     Objective                                       Task Analysis                       Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                                     Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*identify purpose of text
R.10.7.3                                      Vary reading strategies according to text and                                                    reading strategies
Vary reading strategies according to text and purpose                                       *identify reading strategies                       reading purpose
purpose                                                                                     *document strategies (connections, inferring,
                                                                                            visualizing, questioning, determining importance)
                                                                                            used (i.e., sticky notes, highlighting, bookmarks,
                                                                                            two column notes, etc.)



R.10.7.5                                          Use skimming, scanning, note taking, outlining,   *use text features to locate specific information   skimming
Use skimming, scanning, note taking, outlining,   and questioning as study strategies               and/or formulate a general idea                     scanning
and questioning as study strategies                                                                 *demonstrate effective note-taking skills           note-taking
                                                                                                    *produce a variety of outlines                      outlining
                                                                                                    *develop effective questions                        questioning
                                                                                                                                                        study strategies

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Reading Word Study
R.11.7.1                                          Automatically decode words to ensure focus on     *recall sight words
Automatically decode words to ensure focus on     comprehension                                     *recognize word patterns
comprehension

R.11.7.2                                          Continue to develop and maintain an adequate      *read daily
Continue to develop and maintain an adequate      body of sight words                               *recognize sight words
body of sight words                                                                                 *master sight words

R.11.7.3                                          Add content words to sight vocabulary             *recognize content words using text features
Add content words to sight vocabulary                                                               *determine words important to the content




                                                                                  Based on Northwest Arkansas
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                                                                      Objective                                       Task Analysis                   Essential Vocabulary
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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

                                       Reading Pre-writing
Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Fluency
R.11.7.12                                         Read grade-level text orally with accuracy and      *automatically decode words                    expression
Read grade-level text orally with accuracy and    expression                                          *maintains a vocabulary commensurate with      text features
expression                                                                                            grade-level text                               punctuation
                                                                                                      *use context strategies                        accuracy
                                                                                                      *practice prosody (accuracy, rate, phrasing,
                                                                                                      expression)


Ongoing Student Expectations : Oral and Visual Communications
OV.1.7.2                                          Use standard English in classroom discussion
Use standard English in classroom discussion      and presentation.
and presentation.
OV.1.7.3                                          Speak for and to various purposes and
Speak for and to various purposes and             audiences
audiences
OV.1.7.4                                          Demonstrate appropriate eye contact, posture,
Demonstrate appropriate eye contact, posture,     and volume
and volume
OV.1.7.5                                       Use correct pronunciation and
Use correct pronunciation and                  inflection/modulation to communicate ideas and
inflection/modulation to communicate ideas and information
information
OV.1.7.6                                          Contribute appropriately to class discussion
Contribute appropriately to class discussion

Ov.1.7.10                                         Evaluate self and peers' performance as an
Evaluate self and peers' performance as an        interviewer based on preset criteria
interviewer based on preset criteria
OV.2.7.1                                          Demonstrate effective listening skills by
Demonstrate effective listening skills by         exhibiting appropriate body language
exhibiting appropriate body language
OV.2.7.2                                          Establish purpose for listening
Establish purpose for listening
OV.2.7.4                                          Demonstrate attentive listening skills to respond
Demonstrate attentive listening skills to respond to and interpret speaker's message
to and interpret speaker's message




                                                                                    Based on Northwest Arkansas
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                                                                        Objective                                       Task Analysis                         Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                                          Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                         FIRST NINE WEEKS - WRITING
                         Note: Refer to Ongoing Student Expectations to be Addressed Each Nine Weeks
Writing - Pre-writing
Essential Question: How does an author develop a plan before beginning to write?
W.7.7.7                                              Narrow the time focus of a piece of writing       *read a variety of text that demonstrates a           purpose of writing
Narrow the time focus of a piece of writing                                                            specific focus of time
                                                                                                       *create a piece of writing that uses a specific
                                                                                                       focus of time

W.5.7.2                                              Select the form of writing that addresses the     * identify and select the appropriate                 audience
Select the form of writing that addresses the        intended audience                                   mode of writing based on purpose
intended audience                                                                                        and audience




W.4.7.3                                              Determine a focus and an organizational           *determine appropriate mode of writing and      purpose
Determine a focus and an organizational              structure based on purpose, audience, length,     organizational structure for writer's purpose   audience
structure based on purpose, audience, length,        and required format for expository, narrative,                                                    format
and required format for expository, narrative, and   and descriptive writing                                                                           expository writing
descriptive writing                                                                                                                                    narrative writing
                                                                                                                                                       descriptive writing
                                                                                                                                                       mode of writing
                                                                                                                                                       writer's purpose
W.4.7.1                                              Generate ideas using strategies such as        *identify pre-writing strategies to generate ideas pre-writing strategies
Generate ideas by selecting and applying             reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming, (reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming, focused/unfocused free-
appropriate pre-writing strategies which shall       focused and unfocused free-writing, and        focused and unfocused free-writing and             writing
include reading, discussing, observing,              reading/learning logs                          read/learning logs)
brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-                                                          *select pre-writing strategy appropriate for task
writing, and reading/learning logs                                                                  *utilize strategies to generate ideas for tasks


W.4.7.2                                              Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   *identify graphic organizers                          graphic organizers
Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers      as webbing, mapping ,charts/graphs, Venn          *select graphic organizer according to the mode       webbing
as webbing, mapping charts/graphs, Venn              diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   of writing                                            mapping
diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics      and sub-topics                                    *Utilize appropriate organizer based on task (i.e.,   charts/graphs
and sub-topics                                                                                         webbing, mapping, charts/graphs, Venn                 Venn diagrams
                                                                                                       Diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics       formal outlining
                                                                                                       and sub-topics)




                                                                                     Based on Northwest Arkansas
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  7th Grade English Language Arts                                                                                                                                                        DRAFT
         AR Department of Education
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                                                                         Objective                                          Task Analysis                      Essential Vocabulary
          CONTENT STANDARD/                                                                                                                                                            Resources
    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Writing - Student
Ongoing Drafting Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Essential Question: How does drafting help an author get his thoughts on paper?
W.5.7.1                                              Compose narrative, expository, descriptive, and *create narrative pieces                                 narrative
Write to develop narrative, expository,              persuasive pieces                               *create descriptive pieces                               expository
descriptive, and persuasive pieces                                                                                                                            descriptive
                                                                                                                                                              persuasive




W.5.7.3                                              Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and       *identify characteristics of narrative writing      narrative
Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and       persuasive writings                                  *compose narrative writing pieces                   expository
persuasive writings                                                                                       *identify characteristics of descriptive writing    descriptive
                                                                                                          *compose descriptive writing pieces                 persuasive

W.4.7.7                                              Draft a lead paragraph by using dialogue or a        *identify effective use of dialogue, character      dialogue
Create an effective lead paragraph by using          character description and/or setting                 description, and/or setting as lead paragraphs in   lead paragraph
dialogue or a description of a character or                                                               a variety of texts                                  setting
setting                                                                                                   *draft effective lead paragraphs using dialogue     character descriptions
                                                                                                          or a description of a character or setting          setting descriptions

W.4.7.6                                              Create a draft for narrative writing that includes   *identify effective use of dialogue in text.        dialogue
Create a draft for narrative writing that includes   dialogue                                             *draft a narrative piece that includes dialogue     narrative writing
dialogue                                                                                                                                                      narrative piece
W.5.7.8                                              Write responses to literature that demonstrate *apply comprehension skills in order to gain              reading strategies
Write responses to literature that demonstrate       understanding or interpretation                meaning
understanding or interpretation                                                                     *demonstrate ability to write a response to
                                                                                                    reading (reading journals, reading logs)
                                                                                                    *demonstrate interpretation and understanding
                                                                                                    of literature through the writing




                                                                                       Based on Northwest Arkansas
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                                                                          Objective                                       Task Analysis                       Essential Vocabulary
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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing RevisingLearning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing - Student
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through revising?
W.4.7.8                                               Revise content for:                          *     *re-read the draft                                  revise
Revise content for:                                   central idea                                *      *change or revise to assure that the writing        content
 * central idea                                       organization                                *      -contains a central idea                            central idea
 * organization                                       unity                                     *        -is organized according to purpose and mode         elaboration
 * unity                                              elaboration (e.g., explanation, examples,          -maintains a central focus                          clarity
 * elaboration (e.g., explanation, examples,          description, etc                                   -contains appropriate amount of content
   description, etc.)
 * clarity

W. 4.7.9                                              Revise style for                                   *revise to assure that the writing                  revise
Revise style for                                      -sentence variety                                  -contains a variety of sentence types and lengths   sentence variety
 * sentence variety                                   -tone                                              -maintains a consistent tone (mood)                 tone
 * tone                                               -voice                                             -contains voice (writer’s personality)              style
 * voice                                                                                                 -contains selected vocabulary and information       voice
 * selected vocabulary                                                                                                                                       selected vocabulary
 * selected information                                                                                                                                      selected information
W.4.7.10                                              Revise using tools/methods such as peer            *identify various revision tools/methods            revision tool/method
Revise writing using various tools/methods, such      and/or teacher collaboration, a revision           *select appropriate revision tool/method
as peer and/or teacher collaboration, a revision      checklist, rubric, and/or reference materials      *revise using selected revision tool/method
checklist rubric, and/or reference materials (i.e.,   (i.e., dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)
dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)


W.6.7.1                                               A. Vary sentence structure by using simple,        *identify complex sentences                         simple sentence
Vary sentence structure by using simple,              compound, and complex sentences                    *differentiate between simple, compound, and        compound sentence
compound, and complex sentences and different         B. Vary sentence structure using different kinds   complex sentences of varied lengths                 declarative sentence
kinds of sentences                                    of sentences (declarative, interrogative,          *utilize different types and structures of          interrogative sentence
-declarative                                          imperative, exclamatory)                           sentences within a written piece                    exclamatory sentence
-interrogative                                                                                                                                               imperative sentence
-imperative
-exclamatory

W.6.7.4                                        Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices,                *recognize and correct fragments and run-ons        fragment
Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and and fused sentences                                       *Identify comma splices, and fused sentences        run-on
fused sentences                                                                                          within a written piece                              comma splice
                                                                                                         *correct comma splices and fused sentences in       fused sentence
                                                                                                         a written piece




                                                                                      Based on Northwest Arkansas
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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)
W.6.7.5                     Analyze personal
Ongoing Student Learning Expectations:and peer sentence formation for *define and identify the parts of speech to construct
Analyze personal and peer sentence formation for
                                                Writing - Pre-writingeffective sentences
                            effective use of the parts of speech
                                                                                                                                                                        parts of speech (see list in
                                                                                                                                                                        SLE)
effective use of the parts of speech                    -Precise nouns                                          *differentiate effective and ineffective use of parts   differentiate
-Precise nouns                                          -Pronouns                                               of speech in a sentence
-Pronouns                                               •demonstrative                                          *create effective sentences using parts of speech
•demonstrative                                          •compound personal                                      such as
•compound personal                                      °reflexive                                              -precise nouns
°reflexive                                              °intensive                                              -pronouns
°intensive                                              •personal                                               •demonstrative
•personal                                               °interrogative                                          •compound personal
°interrogative                                          °relative                                               °reflexive
°relative                                               °indefinite                                             °intensive
°indefinite                                             -Active and linking verbs                               •personal
-Active and linking verbs                               -Adjectives                                             °interrogative
-Adjectives                                             •possessive                                             °relative
•possessive                                             •article                                                °indefinite
•article                                                •interrogative                                          -active and linking verbs
•interrogative                                          •numeral                                                -adjectives
•numeral                                                •demonstrative                                          •possessive
•demonstrative                                          •indefinite                                             •article
•indefinite                                             •descriptive                                            •interrogative
•descriptive                                            -Adverbs                                                •numeral
-Adverbs                                                •manner                                                 •demonstrative
•manner                                                 •time                                                   •indefinite
•time                                                   •place                                                  •descriptive
•place                                                  •degree                                                 -adverbs
•degree                                                 •negative                                               •manner
•negative                                               •interrogative                                          •time
•interrogative                                          -Conjunctions                                           •place
-Conjunctions                                           •coordinate                                             •degree
•coordinate                                             •correlative subordinate interjections for excitement   •negative
•correlative subordinate interjections for excitement   •prepositions to indicate relationship                  •interrogative
•prepositions to indicate relationship                                                                          -conjunctions
                                                                                                                •coordinate
                                                                                                                •correlative subordinate interjections for excitement
W.6.7.12                                                Use double and single quotation marks in                *explain use of double and single quotation             double and single
Use double and single quotation marks in                dialogue                                                marks in dialogue                                       quotation marks
dialogue                                                                                                        *identify double and single quotation marks in          dialogue
                                                                                                                sentences
                                                                                                                *create effective dialogue in a piece of writing
                                                                                                                using double and single quotation marks




                                                                                           Based on Northwest Arkansas
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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)
W.7.7.3
Ongoing Student Learning                         Use word or sentence repetition Pre-writing
                                              Expectations: Writing - for effect            *define repetition                                                repetition
Use word or sentence repetition for effect                                                                *identify repetition in writing                     effect
                                                                                                          *explain the effect of repetition
                                                                                                          *create repetition in personal writing for effect

W.7.7.5                                             Use purposeful vocabulary with emphasis on            *define elements of voice                           voice
Use purposeful vocabulary with emphasis on          developing voice                                      *read a variety of text that reflects voice         purposeful vocabulary
developing voice                                                                                          *identify vocabulary that was purposefully
                                                                                                          chosen to engage the reader and communicate
                                                                                                          a message
                                                                                                          *create a variety of writing that demonstrates
                                                                                                          purposeful vocabulary

W.7.7.6                                             Create an effective lead and conclusion               *define lead and conclusion                       purposeful vocabulary
Create an effective lead and conclusion                                                                   *identify effective leads and conclusions in text effective leads
                                                                                                          *choose purposeful vocabulary to write effective conclusions
                                                                                                          leads and conclusions


W.4.7.7                                             Draft a lead paragraph by using dialogue or a         *identify effective use of dialogue, character      dialogue
Create an effective lead paragraph by using         character description and/or setting                  description, and/or setting as lead paragraphs in   lead paragraph
dialogue or a description of a character or                                                               a variety of texts                                  setting
setting                                                                                                   *draft effective lead paragraphs using dialogue     character descriptions
                                                                                                          or a description of a character or setting          setting descriptions


W.7.7.9                                             Use dialogue effectively                              *define dialogue                                    dialogue
Use dialogue effectively                                                                                  *explain the purpose of dialogue                    quotation marks
                                                                                                          *demonstrate effective use of quotation marks
                                                                                                          *identify dialogue in text
                                                                                                          *create a piece of writing that uses dialogue
                                                                                                          effectively

W.7.7.10                                            Use humor appropriately                               *define humor                                       humor
Use humor appropriately                                                                                   *read humorous literature                           appropriateness
                                                                                                          *discuss author's effective use of humor
                                                                                                          *use humor appropriately in writing

W.7.7.1                                             Use figurative language purposefully, such as         *define personification and hyperbole,              personification
Use figurative language purposefully, such as       personification and hyperbole, to shape and control   *explain how personification and hyperbole can      figurative language
personification and hyperbole, to shape and control language to affect readers                            shape and control language                          hyperbole
language to affect readers                                                                                *use personification and hyperbole in a written     symbolism
                                                                                                          piece to affect readers                             alliteration
                                                                                                                                                              allusion




                                                                                      Based on Northwest Arkansas
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          AR Department of Education
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                                                                             Objective                                            Task Analysis                        Essential Vocabulary
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    Student Learning Expectations (SLE)

Ongoing- Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing Editing
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through editing?
W.4.7.11                                                Edit individually or in groups for appropriate grade-   *re-read the draft                                     grade-level conventions
Edit individually or in groups for appropriate grade-   level conventions, within the following features:       * change or edit to assure that the writing
level conventions, within the following features:       -Sentence formation                                     -contains complete sentences
-Sentence formation                                     •completeness                                           -contains no run on sentences
•completeness                                           •absence of fused sentences                             -contains sentences that have been expanded
•absence of fused sentences                             •expansion through standard coordination and            using standard coordination and modifiers
•expansion through standard coordination and            modifiers                                               -contains sentences that employ elaboration
modifiers                                               •embedding through standard subordination and           through standard subordination and modifiers
•embedding through standard subordination and           modifiers                                               -contains sentences that make sense
modifiers                                               •standard word order                                    -contains standard inflections, subject-verb
•standard word order                                    -Usage                                                  agreement, word meaning and conventions
-Usage                                                  •standard inflections                                   -contains correct capitalization, punctuation, format,
•standard inflections                                   •agreement                                              and spelling
•agreement                                              •word meaning
•word meaning                                           •conventions
•conventions                                            -Mechanics
-Mechanics                                              •capitalization
•capitalization                                         •punctuation
•punctuation                                            •formatting
•formatting                                             •spelling
•spelling
W.6.7.6                                                 Apply conventions of grammar with emphasis on           *define conventions of grammar                        progressive
Apply conventions of grammar with emphasis on           the following:                                          *identify conventions of grammar in student-created   conjugation
the following:                                          -Agreement                                              examples                                              direct/indirect object
-Agreement                                              •subject-verb                                           *construct sentences that demonstrate knowledge       linking verbs
•subject-verb                                           •pronoun and antecedent                                 of grade-level conventions of grammar                 predicate
•pronoun and antecedent                                 -Parts of speech                                        *demonstrate effective use of grammatical             nominative/predicate
-Parts of speech                                        -Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns              conventions in writing with emphasis on               adjective
-Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns              •S-V                                                    -agreement                                            dependent clauses
•S-V                                                    •S-V-DO                                                 •subject-verb                                         sentence patterns
•S-V-DO                                                 •S-V-IO-DO                                              •pronoun and antecedent                               antecedent
•S-V-IO-DO                                              •S-LV-PN                                                -parts of speech                                      pronoun agreement
•S-LV-PN                                                •S-LV-PA                                                -parts of a sentence and sentence patterns
•S-LV-PA                                                -Conjugation in progressive                             •S-V
-Conjugation in progressive                             -Verb forms                                             •S-V-DO
-Verb forms                                             -Prepositional phrases as                               •S-V-IO-DO
-Prepositional phrases as                               -Modifiers                                              •S-LV-PN
-Modifiers                                              -Dependent clauses                                      •S-LV-PA
-Dependent clauses                                                                                              -conjugation in progressive
                                                                                                                -verb forms
                                                                                                                -prepositional phrases as
                                                                                                                -modifiers
                                                                                                                -dependent clauses




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing -end marks and construct sentences within a piece of
W.6.7.9                                        Apply conventional rules for all Pre-writing
Apply conventional rules for all end marks and commas in writing                            writing that demonstrate knowledge of
commas in writing                                                                           endmarks and commas

W.6.7.10                                            Use semi-colons and colons in compound and          * identify semi-colons and colons in
Use semi-colons and colons in compound and          compound-complex sentences                            a piece of writing
compound-complex sentences                                                                              * identify compound and
                                                                                                          compound-complex sentences
                                                                                                          within a piece of writing
                                                                                                        * explain proper use of semi-colons,
                                                                                                          colons, compound and
                                                                                                          compound-complex sentences.
                                                                                                        * create compound and compound-
                                                                                                          complex sentences that effectively
                                                                                                          use semi-colons and colons

W.6.7.11                                            Use colons in compound and compound-                *explain use of colons in compound and              colons
Use colons in compound and compound-                complex sentences and to introduce lists            compound-complex sentences                          compound sentence
complex sentences and to introduce lists                                                                *explain use of colons to introduce lists           compound-complex
                                                                                                        *create a piece of writing that effectively uses    sentence
                                                                                                        colons in compound sentences, compound-
                                                                                                        complex sentences, and lists

Writing - Publishing
Essential Question: When is a piece of writing ready to share with an audience?
W.4.7.13                                             Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in *create pieces of different genres               writing portfolio
Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in meeting goals and expectations                       *select pieces to include in the portfolio based
meeting goals and expectations                                                                            upon pre-set goals and criteria that demonstrate
                                                                                                          growth




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                          FIRST NINE WEEKS - READING
Reading Comprehension
Essential Question: What strategies do good readers use to understand text?
R.9.7.7                                                Evaluate plot by inferring character's impact          *identify character                               plot development
Infer a character's impact on plot development                                                                *explain plot development                         character's impact
                                                                                                              *read a variety of texts which include characters infer
                                                                                                              and plot
                                                                                                              *show impact of character on plot

R.9.7.4                                                Generate and prioritize questions related to           *create appropriate questions related to              universal themes
Generate and prioritize questions related to           universal themes to interpret meaning                  universal themes                                      interpret
universal themes to interpret meaning                                                                         *prioritize questions to aid in interpreting
                                                                                                              meaning


R.9.7.8                                                Evaluate text by inferring the mood                    *read a variety of texts                              mood
Infer mood of text                                                                                            *define mood                                          infer
                                                                                                              *identify types of mood
                                                                                                              *explain infer
                                                                                                              *infer mood of text
R.9.7.9                                                Analyze literary elements of fiction with              *define literary elements                             literary elements
Analyze literary elements of fiction with              emphasis on plot development, including                *identify and explain plot development                plot development
emphasis on plot development, including                conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and   *read fiction                                         conflict
conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and   resolution                                             *distinguish literary elements in fictional text      rising action
resolution                                                                                                                                                          climax
                                                                                                                                                                    falling action
                                                                                                                                                                    resolution
                                                                                                                                                                    fiction

R.9.7.10                                            Analyze by comparing and contrasting points of            *definite points of view (first person, limited and   first person
Compare and contrast points of view, such as        view (first person, limited, omniscient)                  omniscient third person)                              limited point of view
first person, limited, and omniscient third person,                                                           *identify points of view in selected texts            omniscient third person
and explain the effect on the overall theme of a                                                              *compare points of view                               points of view
literary work                                                                                                 *contrast points of view                              theme
                                                                                                              *explain how point of view affects theme              narration

R.9.7.14                                               Use knowledge of text structure(s) to enhance          *determine text structure (textbook, novel,           text structure
Use knowledge of text structure(s) to enhance          understanding with emphasis on                         poetry, letter, email, etc.)                          problem solution
understanding with emphasis on                         problem/solution                                       *define problem/solution                              cause and effect
problem/solution                                                                                              *identify problem/solution examples                   main cause




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing of text by
R.9.7.17                                        Demonstrate comprehension - Pre-writing*preview text features or text structure                         summarize
Summarize the content of multiple chapters of a summarizing multiple chapters          *read multiple chapters                                          main idea
text                                                                                   *determine main ideas                                            prioritizing
                                                                                       *prioritize relevant information                                 relevant information
                                                                                       *demonstrate comprehension of content of the
                                                                                       text by summarizing

R.9.7.12                                          Identify main ideas and supporting evidence in     *define main ideas                                 main ideas
Identify main ideas and supporting evidence in    short stories and novels                           *define evidence                                   supporting evidence
short stories and novels                                                                             *read a variety of short stories and novels
                                                                                                     *identify main ideas
                                                                                                     *identify supporting evidence

R.9.7.19                                           Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as *define personal issues                            personal issues
Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as presented in text                                  *define social issues                              social issues
presented in text                                                                                     *define political issues                           political issues
                                                                                                      *read a variety of texts
                                                                                                      *distinguish among personal, social, and political
                                                                                                      issues
                                                                                                      *determine personal, social, and/or political
                                                                                                      issues in text

R.10.7.4                                          Understand how word choice and language            *define word choice                              word choice
Understand how word choice and language           structure convey an author's viewpoint             *define language structure (sentence structure) language structure
structure convey an author's viewpoint                                                               *define author's viewpoint (perspective)         author's viewpoint
                                                                                                     *examine word choice (i.e., vivid verbs,
                                                                                                     adjectives, precise nouns, figurative language)
                                                                                                     and language structure (sentence structure) in a
                                                                                                     text
                                                                                                     *determine author's viewpoint
                                                                                                     *explain how word choice and language
                                                                                                     structure convey the author's viewpoint



 R.10.7.7                                         Read a variety of literature by reading short      *identify a variety of genres                      genres
Read a variety of literature, including short     stories, science fiction, legends and myths        *differentiate between the genres                  short stories
stories, science fiction, legends, and myths                                                         *read a variety of genres                          science fiction
                                                                                                                                                        legends
                                                                                                                                                        myths




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Ongoing Word Study
Reading Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Essential Question: How will developing a better vocabulary improve reading?
R.11.7.4                                        Use knowledge of root words and affixes and     *identify root words, affixes (prefixes and        root words
Use knowledge of root words and affixes and     word relationships to determine meaning         suffixes) and word relationships                   word relationships
word relationships to determine meaning                                                         *determine meaning using root words, affixes       affixes
                                                                                                and word relationships                             prefixes
                                                                                                                                                   suffixes
R.11.7.5                                        Use context to determine meaning of multiple-   *demonstrate ability to use context clues          parts of speech
Use context to determine meaning of multiple-   meaning words                                   (restatement, embedded definition, etc.) in        multiple meaning
meaning words                                                                                   multiple reading situations                        context
                                                                                                *identify words with possible multiple meanings
                                                                                                *use context clues to determine meaning


R.11.7.8                                        Identify and explain idioms and comparisons     *define analogies                                  idioms
Identify and explain idioms and comparisons     such as analogies, metaphors and similes to     *identify idioms and comparisons in text           comparisons
such as analogies, metaphors and similes to     infer the literal and figurative meanings or    *distinguish between idioms and comparisons        analogies
infer the literal and figurative meanings or    phrases                                         *use idioms and comparisons to infer the literal   metaphors
phrases                                                                                         or figurative meanings of phrases                  similes
                                                                                                                                                   literal meaning
                                                                                                                                                   figurative meaning
R.10.7.10                                       Examine the effect of imagery on the mood or    *define imagery and mood of poem                   imagery
Examine the effect of imagery on the mood or    meaning of the poem                             *identify imagery in poetry                        mood
meaning of the poem                                                                             *determine meaning and mood of poem
                                                                                                *explain the effect of imagery on the mood and
                                                                                                meaning of poem




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Ongoing Fluency Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Reading Student
Essential Question: What are the goals for seventh grade fluency?
R.11.7.11                                           Read grade-level text with an approximate rate    *automatically decode words
Read grade-level text with an approximate rate      of 167 words per minute                           *maintains a vocabulary commensurate with
of 167 words per minute                                                                               grade level text
                                                    Benchmark range: 120-150 wpm                      *use context strategies
                                                                                                      *read daily


                                                  FIRST NINE WEEKS - ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION
OV.1.7.1                                            Use vocabulary from content area texts and
Use vocabulary from content area texts and          personal reading
personal reading

OV.2.7.3                                            Listen attentively for main ideas, details, and
Listen attentively for main ideas, details, and     organization
organization




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                       SECOND NINE WEEKS - WRITING
                         Note: Refer to Ongoing Student Expectations to be Addressed Each Nine Weeks
Writing - Pre-writing
Essential Question: How does an author develop a plan before beginning to write?
W.4.7.1                                           Generate ideas using strategies such as           *identify pre-writing strategies to generate ideas pre-writing strategies
Generate ideas by selecting and applying          reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming,    (reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming, focused/unfocused free-
appropriate pre-writing strategies which shall    focused and unfocused free-writing, and           focused and unfocused free-writing and             writing
include reading, discussing, observing,           reading/learning logs                             read/learning logs)
brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-                                                          *select pre-writing strategy appropriate for task
writing, and reading/learning logs                                                                  *utilize strategies to generate ideas for tasks


W.5.7.2                                           Select the form of writing that addresses the     * identify and select the appropriate                 audience
Select the form of writing that addresses the     intended audience                                   mode of writing based on purpose
intended audience                                                                                     and audience
W.4.7.3                                            Select and align topic, audience, purpose and    *determine appropriate mode of writing and            purpose
Determine a focus and an organizational            structure for expository, narrative, and         organizational structure for writer's purpose         audience
structure based on purpose, audience, length,      descriptive writing                                                                                    format
and required format for expository, narrative, and                                                                                                        expository writing
descriptive writing                                                                                                                                       narrative writing
                                                                                                                                                          descriptive writing
                                                                                                                                                          mode of writing
                                                                                                                                                          writer's purpose
                                                                                                                                                          organizational structure


W.4.7.2                                           Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   *identify graphic organizers                          graphic organizers
Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   as webbing, mapping charts/graphs, Venn           *select graphic organizer according to the mode       webbing
as webbing, mapping charts/graphs, Venn           diagrams, and formal outlining with main          of writing                                            mapping
diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   topics and sub-topics                             *utilize appropriate organizer based on task (i.e.,   charts/graphs
and sub-topics                                                                                      webbing, mapping, charts/graphs, Venn                 Venn diagrams
                                                                                                    Diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics       formal outlining
                                                                                                    and sub-topics)




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Ongoing Drafting Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing - Student
Essential Question: How does drafting help an author get his thoughts on paper?
W.4.7.5                                           Use pre-writing to draft expository paragraphs   *draft by                                          introduction
Create a draft for expository writing with        with emphasis on the following:                  -developing a central idea                         main points
emphasis on organization by paragraphs -          -central idea (a narrow focus)                   -selecting appropriate information to elaborate    elaboration
introduction, main points with elaboration, and   -explanation (topics, sub-topics)                and explain central idea                           expository writing
conclusion                                        -elaboration (details, description)              -using transitions to show unity for purpose and   expository draft
                                                  -unity (on topic)                                audience                                           conclusion
                                                  -purpose and audience


W.5.7.1                                           Write to develop narrative, expository,          *create expository descriptive pieces              narrative
Write to develop narrative, expository,           descriptive, and persuasive pieces
descriptive, and persuasive pieces



W.5.7.3                                           Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and   *identify characteristics of expository descriptive narrative
Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and    persuasive writings                              writing
persuasive writings                                                                                *compose expository descriptive writing pieces


W.5.7.5                                           Write research reports and document sources,     * choose a topic and identify a focus              document sources
Write research reports and document sources,      summarizing, and paraphrasing                    * use a variety of sources                         summarizing
summarizing, and paraphrasing                                                                      * take notes, summarize, and                       paraphrasing
                                                                                                     paraphrase information from                      prioritize
                                                                                                     sources
                                                                                                   * differentiate between paraphrasing
                                                                                                     and plagiarism
                                                                                                   * employ graphic organizer
                                                                                                   * create a report that incorporates
                                                                                                     the research material
                                                                                                   * list sources for research material


IR.12.7.8                                         IR.12.7.8                                        IR.12.7.8                                          IR.12.7.8                IR.12.7.8
Create a formal topic outline of main topic,      Create a formal topic outline of main topic,     Create a formal topic outline of main topic,       Create a formal topic    Create a formal topic
subtopics, and details                            subtopics, and details                           subtopics, and details                             outline of main topic,   outline of main topic,
                                                                                                                                                      subtopics, and details   subtopics, and details




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writingIR.12.7.9
IR.12.7.9                                         IR.12.7.9                                                                                           IR.12.7.9                      IR.12.7.9
Use research to create one or more oral, written, Use research to create one or more oral, written, Use research to create one or more oral, written, Use research to create         Use research to create
or visual presentations/products                  or visual presentations/products                  or visual presentations/products                  one or more oral, written,     one or more oral, written,
                                                                                                                                                      or visual                      or visual
                                                                                                                                                      presentations/products         presentations/products


Writing - Revising
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through revising?
W.4.7.8                                               Revise content for:                                *re-read the draft                                  revise
Revise content for:                                   *central idea                                      *change or revise to assure that the writing        content
*central idea                                         *organization                                      -contains a central idea                            central idea
*organization                                         *unity                                             -is organized according to purpose and mode         elaboration
*unity                                                *elaboration (e.g., explanation, examples,         -maintains a central focus                          clarity
*elaboration (e.g., explanation, examples,            description, etc                                   -contains appropriate amount of content
description, etc
W.4.7.9 Revise style for:                             Revise style for                                   *revise to assure that the writing                  revise
* sentence variety                                    * sentence variety                                 -contains a variety of sentence types and lengths   sentence variety
*tone                                                 *tone                                              -maintains a consistent tone (mood)                 tone
*voice                                                *voice                                             -contains voice (writer’s personality)              style
*selected vocabulary                                  *selected vocabulary                               -contains selected vocabulary and information       voice
*selected information                                 *selected information                                                                                  selected vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                             selected information
W.4.7.10                                              Revise using tools/methods such as peer and/or *identify various revision tools/methods                revision tool/method
Revise writing using various tools/methods, such      teacher collaboration, a revision checklist rubric, *select appropriate revision tool/method
as peer and/or teacher collaboration, a revision      and/or reference materials (i.e., dictionary,       *revise using selected revision tool/method
checklist rubric, and/or reference materials (i.e.,   thesaurus, etc.)
dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)

W.7.7.4                                               Use transition words/phrases                       *define transition phrases                          transitional words
Use transition words/phrases                                                                             *read a variety of texts to locate transition words expository
                                                                                                         and phrases
                                                                                                         *create student writing that displays correct use
                                                                                                         of transitional words and phrases




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writingembedding
W.6.7.2                                        Write effective sentences by - Pre-writing     *use compound sentence elements to combine          embedding
Write effective sentences by embedding         clauses, prepositional and appositive phrases, sentences for more effective writing style          clauses
clauses, prepositional and appositive phrases, and all compound elements                      *define embedding, clauses (adjective and           adjective clauses
and all compound elements                                                                     adverbial), and prepositional and appositive        adverbial clauses
                                                                                              phrases                                             prepositional phrases
                                                                                              *identify compound sentence elements, clauses,      appositive phrases
                                                                                              and phrases within a written piece                  compound elements
                                                                                              *create sentences using embedded clauses and
                                                                                              phrases



W.6.7.3                                        Use phrases and clauses to invert sentence     *define and identify prepositional phrase,          prepositional phrase
Use phrases and clauses to invert sentence     order for emphasis and variety                 appositive, adjective and adverbial clauses         appositive phrase
order for emphasis and variety                                                                within authentic writing                            adjective clause
                                                                                              *create a sentence using phrases and clauses in     adverbial clause
                                                                                              standard word order                                 standard word order
                                                                                              *create a sentence using phrases and clauses in     emphasis
                                                                                              non-standard word order                             variety
W.6.7.4                                        Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices,     *recognize and correct fragments and run-ons        fragment
Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and and fused sentences                            *identify comma splices, and fused sentences        run-on
fused sentences                                                                               within a written piece                              comma splice
                                                                                              *correct comma splices and fused sentences in       fused sentence
                                                                                              a written piece
W.7.7.3                                        Use word or sentence repetition for effect     *define repetition                                  repetition
Use word or sentence repetition for effect                                                    *identify repetition in writing                     effect
                                                                                              *explain the effect of repetition
                                                                                              *create repetition in personal writing for effect
W.7.7.8                                        Vary the placement of topic sentences          *identify effective use of topic sentences in       topic sentence
Vary the placement of topic sentences                                                         different modes of writing with emphasis on
                                                                                              placement
                                                                                              *create a piece of writing that demonstrates
                                                                                              effective use of topic sentence placement




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W.6.7.5                     Analyze personal
Ongoing Student Learning Expectations:and peer sentence formation for *define and identify the parts of speech to construct
Analyze personal and peer sentence formation for
                                                Writing - Pre-writingeffective sentences
                            effective use of the parts of speech
                                                                                                                                                             parts of speech (see list in
                                                                                                                                                             SLE)
effective use of the parts of speech                    -Precise nouns                               *differentiate effective and ineffective use of parts   differentiate
-Precise nouns                                          -Pronouns                                    of speech in a sentence
-Pronouns                                               •demonstrative                               *create effective sentences using parts of speech
•demonstrative                                          •compound personal                           such as
•compound personal                                      °reflexive                                   -Precise nouns
°reflexive                                              °intensive                                   -Pronouns
°intensive                                              •personal                                    •demonstrative
•personal                                               °interrogative                               •compound personal
°interrogative                                          °relative                                    °reflexive
°relative                                               °indefinite                                  °intensive
°indefinite                                             -Active and linking verbs                    •personal
-Active and linking verbs                               -Adjectives                                  °interrogative
-Adjectives                                             •possessive                                  °relative
•possessive                                             •article                                     °indefinite
•article                                                •interrogative                               -Active and linking verbs
•interrogative                                          •numeral                                     -Adjectives
•numeral                                                •demonstrative                               •possessive
•demonstrative                                          •indefinite                                  •article
•indefinite                                             •descriptive                                 •interrogative
•descriptive                                            -Adverbs                                     •numeral
-Adverbs                                                •manner                                      •demonstrative
•manner                                                 •time                                        •indefinite
•time                                                   •place                                       •descriptive
•place                                                  •degree                                      -Adverbs
•degree                                                 •negative                                    •manner
•negative                                               •interrogative                               •time
•interrogative                                          -Conjunctions                                •place
-Conjunctions                                           •coordinate                                  •degree
•coordinate                                             •correlative subordinate interjections for   •negative
•correlative subordinate interjections for excitement   excitement                                   •interrogative
•prepositions to indicate relationship                  •prepositions to indicate relationship       -Conjunctions
                                                                                                     •coordinate
                                                                                                     •correlative subordinate interjections for excitement




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Ongoing- Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing Editing
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through editing?
W.4.7.11                                         Edit individually or in groups for appropriate   *re-read the draft                               grade-level conventions
Edit individually or in groups for appropriate   grade-level conventions, within the following    *change or edit to assure that the writing
grade-level conventions, within the following    features:                                        -contains complete sentences
features:                                        -Sentence formation                              -contains no run on sentences
-Sentence formation                              •completeness                                    -contains sentences that have been expanded
•completeness                                    •absence of fused sentences                      using standard coordination and modifiers
•absence of fused sentences                      •expansion through standard coordination and     -contains sentences that employ elaboration
•expansion through standard coordination and     modifiers                                        through standard subordination and modifiers
modifiers                                        •embedding through standard subordination        -contains sentences that make sense
•embedding through standard subordination and    and modifiers                                    -contains standard inflections, subject-verb
modifiers                                        •standard word order                             agreement, word meaning and conventions
•standard word order                             -Usage                                           -contains correct capitalization, punctuation,
-Usage                                           •standard inflections                            format, and spelling
•standard inflections                            •agreement
•agreement                                       •word meaning
•word meaning                                    •conventions
•conventions                                     -Mechanics
-Mechanics                                       •capitalization
•capitalization                                  •punctuation
•punctuation                                     •formatting
•formatting                                      •spelling
•spelling




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing -with emphasis on *define conventions of grammar
W.6.7.6                                       Apply conventions of grammar Pre-writing                                                                      progressive
Apply conventions of grammar with emphasis on the following:                             *identify conventions of grammar in student-                       conjugation
the following:                                -Agreement                                 created examples                                                   direct/indirect object
-Agreement                                    •subject-verb                              *construct sentences that demonstrate                              linking verbs
•subject-verb                                 •pronoun and antecedent                    knowledge of grade-level conventions of                            predicate
•pronoun and antecedent                       -Parts of speech                           grammar                                                            nominative/predicate
-Parts of speech                              -Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns *demonstrate effective use of grammatical                          adjective
-Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns    •S-V                                       conventions in writing with emphasis on                            dependent clauses
•S-V                                          •S-V-DO                                    -agreement                                                         sentence patterns
•S-V-DO                                       •S-V-IO-DO                                 •subject-verb                                                      antecedent
•S-V-IO-DO                                    •S-LV-PN                                   •pronoun and antecedent                                            pronoun agreement
•S-LV-PN                                      •S-LV-PA                                   -parts of speech
•S-LV-PA                                      -Conjugation in progressive                -parts of a sentence and sentence patterns
-Conjugation in progressive                   -Verb forms                                •S-V
-Verb forms                                   -Prepositional phrases as modifiers        •S-V-DO
-Prepositional phrases as                     -Dependent clauses                         •S-V-IO-DO
-Modifiers                                                                               •S-LV-PN
-Dependent clauses                                                                       •S-LV-PA
                                                                                         -conjugation in progressive
                                                                                         -verb forms
                                                                                         -prepositional phrases as
                                                                                         -modifiers
                                                                                         -dependent clauses
W.6.7.9                                             Apply conventional rules for all end marks and      construct sentences within a piece of
Apply conventional rules for all end marks and      commas in writing                                    writing that demonstrate knowledge of
commas in writing                                                                                        endmarks and commas
W.6.7.11                                            Use colons in compound and compound-                *explain use of colons in compound and              colons
Use colons in compound and compound-                complex sentences and to introduce lists            compound-complex sentences                          compound sentence
complex sentences and to introduce lists                                                                *explain use of colons to introduce lists           compound-complex
                                                                                                        *create a piece of writing that effectively uses    sentence
                                                                                                        colons in compound sentences, compound-
                                                                                                        complex sentences, and lists

Writing - Publishing
Essential Question: When is a piece of writing ready to share with an audience?
W.4.7.13                                             Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in *create pieces of different genres               writing portfolio
Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in meeting goals and expectations                       *select pieces to include in the portfolio based
meeting goals and expectations                                                                            upon pre-set goals and criteria that demonstrate
                                                                                                          growth




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                       SECOND NINE WEEKS - READING
Reading Comprehension
Essential Question: What strategies do good readers use to understand text?
R.9.7.11                                           Analyze text by distinguishing among fact,        *define fact, judgment and opinion                  fact
Distinguish among stated fact, reasoned            judgment, and opinion                             *identify fact, judgment and opinion in a variety   reasoned judgment
judgment, and opinion in text                                                                        of text                                             opinion
                                                                                                     *compare and contrast fact, judgment and
                                                                                                     opinion

R.9.7.2                                         Infer the interrelations of text and world      *formulate inferences based on the relationships infer
Infer the interrelations of text and world      issues/events by applying connection strategies between text and world issues and events         world issues
issues/events by applying connection strategies                                                                                                  interrelations

R.9.7.13                                           Show knowledge of text features by locating and *identify text features (bold, italics, graphics,     text feature
Use the text features to locate and recall         recalling information (emphasis on graphics)    subheadings, charts, footnotes, etc.)                 graphics
information, with emphasis on graphics                                                             *locate information using text features               italics
                                                                                                   *recall information gathered from text features



R.9.7.15                                           Analyze text by organizing and outlining          *locate and gather information                      graphic organizers
Organize information, including simple outlining   information                                       *determine important information                    simple outlines
                                                                                                     *organize information into graphic organizers
                                                                                                     (webbing, mapping, Venn diagram, etc.) and/or
                                                                                                     simple outlines

R.9.7.18                                           Evaluate text by determining accuracy and         *read selected text                                 claims
Evaluate the accuracy and appropriateness of       appropriateness of evidence used by author to     *identify main idea                                 assertions
the evidence used by the author to support         support claims and assertions                     *identify claims and assertions                     supporting evidence
claims and assertions                                                                                *identify supporting evidence for claims and        accuracy
                                                                                                     assertions                                          appropriateness
                                                                                                     *define accuracy and appropriateness based on       fact
                                                                                                     knowledge of fact and opinion                       opinion
                                                                                                     *determine accuracy and appropriateness of
                                                                                                     supporting evidence presented




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*define personal issues
R.9.7.19                                           Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as                                                    personal issues
Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as presented in text                                  *define social issues                              social issues
presented in text                                                                                     *define political issues                           political issues
                                                                                                      *read a variety of texts
                                                                                                      *distinguish among personal, social, and political
                                                                                                      issues
                                                                                                      *determine personal, social, and/or political
                                                                                                      issues in text



Reading Word Study
Essential Question: How will developing a better vocabulary improve reading?
R.11.7.4                                          Use knowledge of root words and affixes and        *identify root words, affixes (prefixes and        root words
Use knowledge of root words and affixes and       word relationships to determine meaning            suffixes) and word relationships                   word relationships
word relationships to determine meaning                                                              *determine meaning using root words, affixes       affixes
                                                                                                     and word relationships                             prefixes
                                                                                                                                                        suffixes
R.11.7.5                                          Use context to determine meaning of multiple-      *demonstrate ability to use context clues          parts of speech
Use context to determine meaning of multiple-     meaning words                                      (restatement, embedded definition, etc.) in        multiple meaning
meaning words                                                                                        multiple reading situations                        context
                                                                                                     *identify words with possible multiple meanings
                                                                                                     *use context clues to determine meaning


R.11.7.6                                          Use resources to determine meaning of              *identify available resources (content area texts, resources
Use resources to determine meaning of             technical and specialized vocabulary               dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)                       dictionary
technical and specialized vocabulary                                                                 *use resources to determine meaning                thesaurus
                                                                                                                                                        science journal
R.11.7.7                                          Determine useful and relevant words                *identify text features (bold print, italics,      text features
Determine useful and relevant words                                                                  highlighted)                                       relevance
                                                                                                     *determine useful and relevant words using text    bold
                                                                                                     features                                           italics
                                                                                                     *apply learned word meaning to multiple reading    colored print
                                                                                                     and writing situations                             charts

R.11.7.9                                          Use knowledge of Greek and Latin word parts        *identify Greek and Latin word parts and roots     word parts and roots
Use knowledge of Greek and Latin word parts       and roots to determine the meaning of subject      *determine meaning of word parts and roots
and roots to determine the meaning of subject     related vocabulary                                 *determine meaning of subject related
related vocabulary                                                                                   vocabulary




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writingdetermine meaning *identify multiple-meaning words in context
R.11.7.10                                     Use knowledge of context to - Pre-writing                                                   multiple-meaning words
Use context to determine meaning of multiple- of multiple-meaning words                *explain the meaning of the word by relating it to context
meaning words                                                                          the context


Reading Fluency

Essential Question: What are the goals for seventh grade fluency?
R.11.7.11                                          Read grade-level text with an approximate rate       *automatically decode words
Read grade-level text with an approximate rate     of 167 words per minute                              *maintains a vocabulary commensurate with
of 167 words per minute                                                                                 grade-level text
                                                   Benchmark range: 145-165 wpm                         *use context strategies
                                                                                                        *read daily



                                                      SECOND NINE WEEKS - INQUIRY AND RESEARCH
Essential Question: How can information be gathered and presented through research?
IR.12.7.1                                          Formulate original questions to select a topic for
Formulate original questions to select a topic for research
research

IR.12.7.2                                          Use reference features (e.g., end notes, etc.)
Use reference features (e.g., end notes, etc.)     and text features (e.g. endnotes, footnotes,
and text features (e.g. endnotes, footnotes,       bibliography, etc.) to access information
bibliography, etc.) to access information

IR.12.7.3                                          Use print and electronic sources, such as card
Use print and electronic sources, such as card     catalogs, and computer databases, to locate
catalogs, and computer databases, to locate        information
information

IR.12.7.4                                          Gather information from more that one type of
Gather information from more that one type of      source (e.g., periodicals, books, learning logs,
source (e.g., periodicals, books, learning logs,   etc.)
etc.)

IR.12.7.5                                          Evaluate sources to select those most reliable
Evaluate sources to select those most reliable     and appropriate to purpose and topic
and appropriate to purpose and topic




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations:presented in graphic sources to
IR.12.7.6                                       Use information Writing - Pre-writing
Use information presented in graphic sources to draw conclusions
draw conclusions
IR.12.7.7                                           Develop notes that include main topics, details,
Develop notes that include main topics, details,    summaries, and paraphrasing from multiple
summaries, and paraphrasing from multiple           types of sources
types of sources

IR.12.7.8                                           Create a formal topic outline of main
Create a formal topic outline of main topic, sub-   topic, sub-topics, and details
topics, and details


IR.12.7.9                                         Use research to create one or more oral,
Use research to create one or more oral, written, written, or visual presentations/products
or visual presentations/products




                                            SECOND NINE WEEKS - ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Essential Question: How can presentations be made more effectively?
OV.1.7.1                                            Use vocabulary from content area texts and
Use vocabulary from content area texts and          personal reading
personal reading

OV.1.7.7                                            Deliver oral presentations using standard
Deliver oral presentations using standard           English, appropriate vocabulary, examples,
English, appropriate vocabulary, examples,          and/or analogies
and/or analogies

OV.1.7.8                                           Use a variety of visual aids in oral presentations
Use a variety of visual aids in oral presentations across the curriculum
across the curriculum
OV.2.7.5                                            Evaluate presentations using established
Evaluate presentations using established            criteria/rubrics (e.g.: purpose, content,
criteria/rubrics (e.g.: purpose, content,           organization, and delivery)
organization, and delivery)




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: visually presented materials for
OV.3.7.1                                           View a variety of Writing - Pre-writing
View a variety of visually presented materials for understanding of a specific topic
understanding of a specific topic

OV.3.7.3                                          Design presentations that incorporate media
Design presentations that incorporate media       visuals
visuals

                                                                        THIRD NINE WEEKS - WRITING
                         Note: Refer to Ongoing Student Expectations to be Addressed Each Nine Weeks
Writing - Pre-writing
Essential Question: How does an author develop a plan before beginning to write?
W.4.7.1                                           Generate ideas using strategies such as           *identify pre-writing strategies to generate ideas pre-writing strategies
Generate ideas by selecting and applying          reading, discussing, observing,                   (reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming, focused/unfocused free-
appropriate pre-writing strategies which shall    brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-        focused and unfocused free-writing and             writing
include reading, discussing, observing,           writing, and reading/learning logs                read/learning logs)
brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-                                                          *select pre-writing strategy appropriate for task
writing, and reading/learning logs                                                                  *utilize strategies to generate ideas for tasks


W.5.7.2                                           Select the form of writing that addresses the     * identify and select the appropriate                 audience
Select the form of writing that addresses the     intended audience                                   mode of writing based on purpose
intended audience                                                                                     and audience
W.4.7.3                                            Select and align topic, audience, purpose and    *determine appropriate mode of writing and            purpose
Determine a focus and an organizational            structure for expository, narrative, and         organizational structure for writer's purpose         audience
structure based on purpose, audience, length,      descriptive writing                                                                                    format
and required format for expository, narrative, and                                                                                                        expository writing
descriptive writing                                                                                                                                       narrative writing
                                                                                                                                                          descriptive writing
                                                                                                                                                          mode of writing
                                                                                                                                                          writer's purpose
                                                                                                                                                          organizational structure


W.4.7.2                                           Organize ideas by such using graphic organizers   *identify graphic organizers                          graphic organizers
Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   as webbing, mapping, charts/graphs, Venn          *select graphic organizer according to the mode       webbing
as webbing, mapping charts/graphs, Venn           diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   of writing                                            mapping
diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   and sub-topics                                    *utilize appropriate organizer based on task (i.e.,   charts/graphs
and sub-topics                                                                                      webbing, mapping, charts/graphs, Venn                 Venn diagrams
                                                                                                    Diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics       formal outlining
                                                                                                    and sub-topics)




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Ongoing Drafting Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing - Student
Essential Question: How does drafting help an author get his thoughts on paper?
W.5.7.1                                          Compose narrative, expository, descriptive,                                                          narrative
Write to develop narrative, expository,          and persuasive pieces                             *create expository pieces                          expository
descriptive, and persuasive pieces                                                                 *create descriptive pieces                         descriptive
                                                                                                   *create persuasive pieces                          persuasive

W.5.7.8                                          Write responses to literature that demonstrate *apply comprehension skills in order to gain          reading strategies
Write responses to literature that demonstrate   understanding or interpretation                meaning
understanding or interpretation                                                                 *demonstrate ability to write a response to
                                                                                                reading (reading journals, reading logs)
                                                                                                *demonstrate interpretation and understanding
                                                                                                of literature through the writing



W.5.7.3                                          Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and    *identify characteristics of expository writings   narrative
Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and   persuasive writings                               *compose expository writing pieces                 persuasive
persuasive writings                                                                                *identify characteristics of persuasive writing
                                                                                                   *compose persuasive writing pieces




Writing - Revising

Essential Question: How can writing be improved through revising?
W.4.7.8                                          evaluate written texts by revising content for:   *re-read the draft                                 revise
* central idea                                   * central idea                                    *change or revise to assure that the writing       content
*organization * unity                            *organization                                     -contains a central idea                           central idea
* elaboration (e.g., explanation, examples,      *elaboration                                      -is organized according to purpose and mode        elaboration
description, etc                                 *unity                                            -maintains a central focus                         clarity
                                                                                                   -contains appropriate amount of content




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W.4.7.9
Ongoing Student                           Revise style for
                              Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*revise to assure that the writing                                                 revise
* sentence variety                                    * sentence variety, tone                           -contains a variety of sentence types and lengths   sentence variety
* voice                                               * voice                                            -maintains a consistent tone (mood)                 tone
*selected vocabulary                                  selected vocabulary                                -contains voice (writer’s personality)              style
*selected information, tone                           selected information                               -contains selected vocabulary and information       voice
                                                                                                                                                             selected vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                             selected information


W.4.7.10                                              Revise using tools/methods such as peer            *identify various revision tools/methods            revision tool/method
Revise writing using various tools/methods, such      and/or teacher collaboration, a revision           *select appropriate revision tool/method
as peer and/or teacher collaboration, a revision      checklist rubric, and/or reference materials       *revise using selected revision tool/method
checklist rubric, and/or reference materials (i.e.,   (i.e., dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)
dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)

W.6.7.1                                               A. Vary sentence structure by using simple,        *identify complex sentences                         simple sentence
Vary sentence structure by using simple,              compound, and complex sentences                    *differentiate between simple, compound, and        compound sentence
compound, and complex sentences and different         B. Vary sentence structure using different kinds   complex sentences of varied lengths                 declarative sentence
kinds of sentences                                    of sentences (declarative, interrogative,          *utilize different types and structures of          interrogative sentence
-declarative                                          imperative, exclamatory)                           sentences within a written piece                    exclamatory sentence
-interrogative                                                                                                                                               imperative sentence
-imperative
-exclamatory

W.7.7.1                                               Use figurative language purposefully, such as      *define personification and hyperbole               personification
Use figurative language purposefully, such as         personification and hyperbole, to shape and        *explain how personification and hyperbole can      figurative language
personification and hyperbole, to shape and           control language to affect readers                 shape and control language                          hyperbole
control language to affect readers                                                                       *use personification and hyperbole in a written     symbolism
                                                                                                         piece to affect readers                             alliteration
                                                                                                                                                             allusion

W.7.7.5                                               Use purposeful vocabulary with emphasis on         *define elements of voice                           voice
Use purposeful vocabulary with emphasis on            developing voice                                   *read a variety of text that reflects voice         purposeful vocabulary
developing voice                                                                                         *identify vocabulary that was purposefully
                                                                                                         chosen to engage the reader and communicate
                                                                                                         a message
                                                                                                         *create a variety of writing that demonstrates
                                                                                                         purposeful vocabulary

W.6.7.4                                        Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices,                *recognize and correct fragments and run-ons        fragment
Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and and fused sentences                                       *Identify comma splices, and fused sentences        run-on
fused sentences                                                                                          within a written piece                              comma splice
                                                                                                         *correct comma splices and fused sentences in       fused sentence
                                                                                                         a written piece




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*define and identify the parts of speech to
W.6.7.5                                      Analyze personal and peer sentence formation                                                   parts of speech (see list
Analyze personal and peer sentence formation for effective use of the parts of speech     construct effective sentences                     in SLE)
for effective use of the parts of speech     -Precise nouns                               *differentiate effective and ineffective use of   differentiate
-Precise nouns                               -Pronouns                                    parts of speech in a sentence
-Pronouns                                    •demonstrative                               *create effective sentences using parts of
•demonstrative                               •compound personal                           speech such as
•compound personal                           °reflexive                                   -Precise nouns
°reflexive                                   °intensive                                   -Pronouns
°intensive                                   •personal                                    •demonstrative
•personal                                    °interrogative                               •compound personal
°interrogative                               °relative                                    °reflexive
°relative                                    °indefinite                                  °intensive
°indefinite                                  -Active and linking verbs                    •personal
-Active and linking verbs                    -Adjectives                                  °interrogative
-Adjectives                                  •possessive                                  °relative
•possessive                                  •article                                     °indefinite
•article                                     •interrogative                               -Active and linking verbs
•interrogative                               •numeral                                     -Adjectives
•numeral                                     •demonstrative                               •possessive
•demonstrative                               •indefinite                                  •article
•indefinite                                  •descriptive                                 •interrogative
•descriptive                                 -Adverbs                                     •numeral
-Adverbs                                     •manner                                      •demonstrative
•manner                                      •time                                        •indefinite
•time                                                                                     •descriptive
                                             •place
•place                                                                                    -Adverbs
                                             •degree
•degree                                                                                   •manner
                                             •negative
•negative                                                                                 •time
                                             •interrogative
•interrogative                                                                            •place
                                             -Conjunctions
-Conjunctions                                                                             •degree
                                             •coordinate
•coordinate                                                                               •negative
                                             •correlative subordinate interjections for
•correlative subordinate interjections for                                                •interrogative
                                             excitement
excitement                                                                                -Conjunctions
                                             •prepositions to indicate relationship
•prepositions to indicate relationship                                                    •coordinate
                                                                                          •correlative subordinate interjections for
                                                                                          excitement
                                                                                          •prepositions to indicate relationship




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Writing - Editing
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through editing?
W.4.7.11                                         Edit individually or in groups for appropriate   *re-read the draft                               grade-level conventions
Edit individually or in groups for appropriate   grade-level conventions, within the following    *change or edit to assure that the writing
grade-level conventions, within the following    features:                                        -contains complete sentences
features:                                        -Sentence formation                              -contains no run on sentences
-Sentence formation                              •completeness                                    -contains sentences that have been expanded
•completeness                                    •absence of fused sentences                      using standard coordination and modifiers
•absence of fused sentences                      •expansion through standard coordination and     -contains sentences that employ elaboration
•expansion through standard coordination and     modifiers                                        through standard subordination and modifiers
modifiers                                        •embedding through standard subordination        -contains sentences that make sense
•embedding through standard subordination and    and modifiers                                    -contains standard inflections, subject-verb
modifiers                                        •standard word order                             agreement, word meaning and conventions
•standard word order                             -Usage                                           -contains correct capitalization, punctuation,
-Usage                                           •standard inflections                            format, and spelling
•standard inflections                            •agreement
•agreement                                       •word meaning
•word meaning                                    •conventions
•conventions                                     -Mechanics
-Mechanics                                       •capitalization
•capitalization                                  •punctuation
•punctuation                                     •formatting
•formatting                                      •spelling
•spelling



W.6.7.10                                         Use semi-colons and colons in compound and * identify semi-colons and colons in                   semi-colons
Use semi-colons and colons in compound and       compound-complex sentences                   a piece of writing                                   colons
compound-complex sentences                                                                  * identify compound and                                compound sentence
                                                                                              compound-complex sentences                           compound-complex
                                                                                              within a piece of writing                            sentence
                                                                                            * explain proper use of semi-colons,
                                                                                              colons, compound and
                                                                                              compound-complex sentences.
                                                                                            * create compound and compound-
                                                                                              complex sentences that effectively
                                                                                              use semi-colons and colons




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing -with emphasis on *define conventions of grammar
W.6.7.6                                       Apply conventions of grammar Pre-writing                                                                  progressive
Apply conventions of grammar with emphasis on the following:                             *identify conventions of grammar in student-                   conjugation
the following:                                -Agreement                                 created examples                                               direct/indirect object
-Agreement                                    •subject-verb                              *construct sentences that demonstrate                          linking verbs
•subject-verb                                 •pronoun and antecedent                    knowledge of grade-level conventions of                        predicate
•pronoun and antecedent                       -Parts of speech                           grammar                                                        nominative/predicate
-Parts of speech                              -Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns *demonstrate effective use of grammatical                      adjective
-Parts of a sentence and sentence patterns    •S-V                                       conventions in writing with emphasis on                        dependent clauses
•S-V                                          •S-V-DO                                    -agreement                                                     sentence patterns
•S-V-DO                                       •S-V-IO-DO                                 •subject-verb                                                  antecedent
•S-V-IO-DO                                    •S-LV-PN                                   •pronoun and antecedent                                        pronoun agreement
•S-LV-PN                                      •S-LV-PA                                   -parts of speech
•S-LV-PA                                      -Conjugation in progressive                -parts of a sentence and sentence patterns
-Conjugation in progressive                   -Verb forms                                •S-V
-Verb forms                                   -Prepositional phrases as                  •S-V-DO
-Prepositional phrases as                     -Modifiers                                 •S-V-IO-DO
-Modifiers                                    -Dependent clauses                         •S-LV-PN
-Dependent clauses                                                                       •S-LV-PA
                                                                                         -conjugation in progressive
                                                                                         -verb forms
                                                                                         -prepositional phrases as
                                                                                         -modifiers
                                                                                         -dependent clauses



Writing - Publishing
Essential Questions: When is a piece of writing ready to share with an audience?
W.4.7.13                                             Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in *create pieces of different genres               Fourth Nine Weeks
Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in meeting goals and expectations                       *select pieces to include in the portfolio based Writing
meeting goals and expectations                                                                            upon pre-set goals and criteria that demonstrate
                                                                                                          growth




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                            THIRD NINE WEEKS - READING
Reading Comprehension
Essential Questions: What strategies do good readers use to understand text?
R.9.7.3                                          Prioritize questions formulated and purposes       *identify the purposes for reading (enjoyment, prioritize
Prioritize questions formulated and purposes     established for reading                            information, persuading)                       purposes for reading
established for reading                                                                             *create questions to establish purposes for
                                                                                                    reading
                                                                                                    *adapt/revise questions when meaning needs to
                                                                                                    be clarified or extended
                                                                                                    *prioritize questions to determine importance
                                                                                                    and purpose

R.9.7.4                                          Generate and prioritize questions related to       *create appropriate questions related to         universal themes
Generate and prioritize questions related to     universal themes to interpret meaning              universal themes                                 interpret
universal themes to interpret meaning                                                               *prioritize questions to aid in interpreting
                                                                                                    meaning

R.9.7.5                                           Evaluate their own understanding with regard to   *apply reading strategies (re-reading, using     reading strategies
Monitor reading strategies, including re-reading, the questions generated                           resources and questions)                         modify
using resources and questions, and modify them                                                      *determine when understanding breaks down
when understanding breakdowns                                                                       *alter reading strategies to meet the needs


R.9.7.6                                          A. Connect own background knowledge and            *make connections between text and personal   inferences
Connect own background knowledge and             personal experience to make inferences             experience/background information
personal experience to make inferences and to    B. Connect own background knowledge and            *infer with supporting evidence based on
respond to new information presented in text     personal experience to respond to new              background knowledge and personal experience
                                                 information presented in text                      *recall new information from text
                                                                                                    *create original responses to new information
                                                                                                    based on background knowledge and personal
                                                                                                    experience




R.9.7.13                                         Show knowledge of text features by locating and *identify text features (bold, italics, graphics,   text feature
Use the text features to locate and recall       recalling information (emphasis on graphics)    subheadings, charts, footnotes, etc.)               graphics
information, with emphasis on graphics                                                           *locate information using text features             italics
                                                                                                 *recall information gathered from text features




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*define personal issues
R.9.7.19                                           Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as                                                    personal issues
Evaluate personal, social, and political issues as presented in text                                  *define social issues                              social issues
presented in text                                                                                     *define political issues                           political issues
                                                                                                      *read a variety of texts
                                                                                                      *distinguish among personal, social, and political
                                                                                                      issues
                                                                                                      *determine personal, social, and/or political
                                                                                                      issues in text

R.10.7.6                                          Synthesize information by organizing for written   *locate and gather information                      prioritize
Organize and synthesize information for use in    and oral presentations                             *prioritize information
written and oral presentation                                                                        *construct a written and/or oral presentation

R.10.7.12                                         Analyze advertisements for bias and                *identify advertisements                            advertisements
Analyze advertisements for bias and               propaganda                                         *define bias and propaganda                         bias
propaganda                                                                                           *identify examples of bias and propaganda in        propaganda
                                                                                                     advertisements
                                                                                                     *evaluate advertisements for bias and
                                                                                                     propaganda


R.10.7.11                                         Apply knowledge of functional and practical texts *identify examples of practical text                 functional/practical texts
Read and utilize functional/practical texts,      by reading and utilizing forms, reports, cover    *recognize features of practical text                forms
including forms, reports, cover letters,          letters, letter heads, and business letters       *locate specific information within a given piece    reports
letterheads, and business letters                                                                   of functional/practical text                         cover letters
                                                                                                    *use text features to locate information in a        letterheads
                                                                                                    selected functional/practical text                   business letters
                                                                                                                                                         recipes
R.10.7.5                                          Use skimming, scanning, note taking, outlining,    *use text features to locate specific information   skimming
Use skimming, scanning, note taking, outlining,   and questioning as study strategies                and/or formulate a general idea                     scanning
and questioning as study strategies                                                                  *demonstrate effective note-taking skills           note-taking
                                                                                                     *produce a variety of outlines                      outlining
                                                                                                     *develop effective questions                        questioning
                                                                                                                                                         study strategies




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Reading Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Ongoing Word Study

Essential Question: How will developing a better vocabulary improve reading?
R.11.7.6                                         Use resources to determine meaning of            *identify available resources (content area texts, resources
Use resources to determine meaning of            technical and specialized vocabulary             dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)                       dictionary
technical and specialized vocabulary                                                              *use resources to determine meaning                thesaurus
                                                                                                                                                     science journal
R.11.7.5                                         Use context to determine meaning of multiple-    *demonstrate ability to use context clues         parts of speech
Use context to determine meaning of multiple-    meaning words                                    (restatement, embedded definition, etc.) in       multiple meaning
meaning words                                                                                     multiple reading situations                       context
                                                                                                  *identify words with possible multiple meanings
                                                                                                  *use context clues to determine meaning


R.11.7.7                                         Determine useful and relevant words              *identify text features (bold print, italics,     text features
Determine useful and relevant words                                                               highlighted)                                      relevance
                                                                                                  *determine useful and relevant words using text   bold
                                                                                                  features                                          italics
                                                                                                  *apply learned word meaning to multiple reading   colored print
                                                                                                  and writing situations                            charts


Reading Fluency
Essential Question: What are the goals for seventh grade fluency?
R.11.7.11                                        Read grade-level text with an approximate rate   *automatically decode words
Read grade-level text with an approximate rate   of 167 words per minute                          *maintains a vocabulary commensurate with
of 167 words per minute                                                                           grade-level text
                                                 Benchmark range: 155-175 wpm                     *use context strategies
                                                                                                  *read daily



                                             THIRD NINE WEEKS - ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION
Essential Question: How can media be evaluated for bias and propaganda?
OV.3.7.2                                         Use appropriate criteria to evaluate media for
Use appropriate criteria to evaluate media for   bias and propaganda
bias and propaganda




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                        FOURTH NINE WEEKS - WRITING
                         Note: Refer to Ongoing Student Expectations to be Addressed Each Nine Weeks
 Writing - Pre-writing

Essential Question: How does an author develop a plan before beginning to write?
W.4.7.1                                           Generate ideas using strategies such as           *identify pre-writing strategies to generate ideas pre-writing strategies
Generate ideas by selecting and applying          reading, discussing, observing,                   (reading, discussing, observing, brainstorming, focused/unfocused free-
appropriate pre-writing strategies which shall    brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-        focused and unfocused free-writing and             writing
include reading, discussing, observing,           writing, and reading/learning logs                read/learning logs)
brainstorming, focused and unfocused free-                                                          *select pre-writing strategy appropriate for task
writing, and reading/learning logs                                                                  *utilize strategies to generate ideas for tasks


W.5.7.2                                           Select the form of writing that addresses the     * identify and select the appropriate                 audience
Select the form of writing that addresses the     intended audience                                   mode of writing based on purpose
intended audience                                                                                     and audience

W.4.7.3                                            Select and align topic, audience, purpose and    *determine appropriate mode of writing and            purpose
Determine a focus and an organizational            structure for expository, narrative, and         organizational structure for writer's purpose         audience
structure based on purpose, audience, length,      descriptive writing                                                                                    format
and required format for expository, narrative, and                                                                                                        expository writing
descriptive writing                                                                                                                                       narrative writing
W.4.7.2                                           Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   *identify graphic organizers                          descriptive writing
                                                                                                                                                          graphic organizers
Organize ideas by using such graphic organizers   as webbing, mapping ,charts/graphs, Venn          *select graphic organizer according to the mode       webbing
as webbing, mapping charts/graphs, Venn           diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   of writing                                            mapping
diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics   and sub-topics                                    *utilize appropriate organizer based on task (i.e.,   charts/graphs
and sub-topics                                                                                      webbing, mapping, charts/graphs, Venn                 Venn diagrams
                                                                                                    Diagrams, and formal outlining with main topics       formal outlining
                                                                                                    and sub-topics)


Writing - Drafting

Essential Question: How does drafting help an author get his thoughts on paper?
W.5.7.4                                           Write poems using a variety of                    *identify lyric poetry and its characteristics as a   lyric poetry
Write poems using a variety of                    techniques/devices, with emphasis on lyric        type of poetry                                        poetic devices
techniques/devices, with emphasis on lyric        poetry                                            *create poems using a variety of poetic devices,      onomatopoeia
poetry                                                                                              with an emphasis on lyric poetry                      comparisons
                                                                                                                                                          alliteration
                                                                                                                                                          rhyme

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W.5.7.1
Ongoing Student Learning                      Expectations: narrative, expository,
                                                 Write to develop Writing - Pre-writing*create narrative, expository, descriptive, and                     persuasive
Write to develop narrative, expository,               descriptive, and persuasive pieces               persuasive pieces
descriptive, and persuasive pieces

W.5.7.3                                               Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and *identify characteristics of expository, narrative, persuasive
Create expository, narrative, descriptive, and        persuasive writings                            descriptive and persuasive writings
persuasive writings                                                                                  *compose expository, narrative, descriptive, and
                                                                                                     persuasive pieces

Writing - Revising
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through revising?
W.4.7.8                                               Evaluate written texts by revising content for   *re-read the draft                                  revise
Revise content for                                    -central idea                                    *change or revise to assure that the writing        content
-central idea                                         -organization                                    -contains a central idea                            central idea
-organization                                         -unity                                           -is organized according to purpose and mode         elaboration
-unity                                                                                                 -maintains a central focus                          clarity
                                                                                                       -contains appropriate amount of content


W.4.7.9                                               Revise style for                                 *revise to assure that the writing                  revise
Revise style for                                      -sentence variety                                -contains a variety of sentence types and lengths   sentence variety
-sentence variety                                     -tone                                            -maintains a consistent tone (mood)                 tone
-tone                                                 -voice                                           -contains voice (writer’s personality)              style
-voice                                                                                                 -contains selected vocabulary                       voice
                                                                                                                                                           selected vocabulary
                                                                                                                                                           selected information
W.4.7.10                                              Revise using tools/methods such as peer          *identify various revision tools/methods            revision tool/method
Revise writing using various tools/methods, such      and/or teacher collaboration, a revision         *select appropriate revision tool/method
as peer and/or teacher collaboration, a revision      checklist rubric, and/or reference materials     *revise using selected revision tool/method
checklist rubric, and/or reference materials (i.e.,   (i.e., dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)
dictionary, thesaurus, etc.)




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W.7.7.3
Ongoing Student Learning                           Use word or sentence repetition Pre-writing
                                                Expectations: Writing - for effect            *define repetition                                                 repetition
Use word or sentence repetition for effect                                                                 *identify repetition in writing                       effect
                                                                                                           *explain the effect of repetition
                                                                                                           *create repetition in personal writing for effect




W.6.7.5                                                 Analyze personal and peer sentence formation for   *define and identify the parts of speech to construct parts of speech (see list in
Analyze personal and peer sentence formation for        effective use of the parts of speech               effective sentences                                   SLE)
effective use of the parts of speech                    -Precise nouns                                     *differentiate effective and ineffective use of parts differentiate
-Precise nouns                                          -Pronouns                                          of speech in a sentence
-Pronouns                                               •demonstrative                                     *create effective sentences using parts of speech
•demonstrative                                          •compound personal                                 such as
•compound personal                                      °reflexive                                         -Precise nouns
°reflexive                                              °intensive                                         -Pronouns
°intensive                                              •personal                                          •demonstrative
•personal                                               °interrogative                                     •compound personal
°interrogative                                          °relative                                          °reflexive
°relative                                               °indefinite                                        °intensive
°indefinite                                             -Active and linking verbs                          •personal
-Active and linking verbs                               -Adjectives                                        °interrogative
-Adjectives                                             •possessive                                        °relative
•possessive                                             •article                                           °indefinite
•article                                                •interrogative                                     -Active and linking verbs
•interrogative                                                                                             -Adjectives
                                                        •numeral
•numeral                                                                                                   •possessive
                                                        •demonstrative
•demonstrative                                                                                             •article
                                                        •indefinite
•indefinite                                                                                                •interrogative
                                                        •descriptive
•descriptive                                                                                               •numeral
                                                        -Adverbs
-Adverbs                                                                                                   •demonstrative
                                                        •manner
•manner                                                                                                    •indefinite
                                                        •time
•time                                                                                                      •descriptive
                                                        •place
•place                                                                                                     -Adverbs
                                                        •degree
•degree                                                                                                    •manner
•negative                                               •negative                                          •time
•interrogative                                          •interrogative                                     •place
-Conjunctions                                           -Conjunctions                                      •degree
•coordinate                                             •coordinate                                        •negative
•correlative subordinate interjections for excitement   •correlative subordinate interjections for         •interrogative
•prepositions to indicate relationship                  excitement                                         -Conjunctions
                                                        •prepositions to indicate relationship             •coordinate
                                                                                                           •correlative subordinate interjections for excitement




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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*recognize and correct fragments and run-ons
W.6.7.4                                        Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and                                                                        fragment
Correct fragments, run-ons, comma splices, and fused sentences                                *Identify comma splices, and fused sentences                           run-on
fused sentences                                                                               within a written piece                                                 comma splice
                                                                                              *correct comma splices and fused sentences in                          fused sentence
                                                                                              a written piece


Writing - Editing
Essential Question: How can writing be improved through editing?
W.6.7.11                                                Use semi-colons and colons in compound and              *identify semi-colons and colons in a piece of       semi-colons
Use colons in compound and compound-                    compound-complex sentences                              writing                                              colons
complex sentences and to introduce lists                                                                        *identify compound and compound-complex              compound sentence
                                                                                                                sentences within a piece of writing                  compound-complex
                                                                                                                *explain proper use of semi-colons, colons,          sentence
                                                                                                                compound and compound-complex sentences
                                                                                                                *create compound and complex sentences


W.4.7.11                                                Edit individually or in groups for appropriate grade-   *re-read the draft                                     grade-level conventions
Edit individually or in groups for appropriate grade-   level conventions, within the following features:       *change or edit to assure that the writing
level conventions, within the following features:       -Sentence formation                                     -contains complete sentences
-Sentence formation                                     •completeness                                           -contains no run on sentences
•completeness                                           •absence of fused sentences                             -contains sentences that have been expanded
•absence of fused sentences                             •expansion through standard coordination and            using standard coordination and modifiers
•expansion through standard coordination and            modifiers                                               -contains sentences that employ elaboration
modifiers                                               •embedding through standard subordination               through standard subordination and modifiers
•embedding through standard subordination and           and modifiers                                           -contains sentences that make sense
modifiers                                               •standard word order                                    -contains standard inflections, subject-verb
•standard word order                                    -Usage                                                  agreement, word meaning and conventions
-Usage                                                  •standard inflections                                   -contains correct capitalization, punctuation, format,
•standard inflections                                   •agreement                                              and spelling
•agreement                                              •word meaning
•word meaning                                           •conventions
•conventions                                            -Mechanics
-Mechanics                                              •capitalization
•capitalization
                                                        •punctuation
•punctuation
                                                        •formatting
•formatting
                                                        •spelling
•spelling

Writing - Publishing
Essential Questions: When is a piece of writing ready to share with an audience?
W.4.7.13                                             Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in *create pieces of different genres               writing portfolio
Maintain a writing portfolio that exhibits growth in meeting goals and expectations                       *select pieces to include in the portfolio based
meeting goals and expectations                                                                            upon pre-set goals and criteria that demonstrate
                                                                                                          growth


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Ongoing Student Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
                                           FOURTH NINE WEEKS - READING
Reading Comprehension
Essential Question: What strategies do good readers use to understand text?
R.10.7.4                                         Understand how word choice and language            *define word choice                              word choice
Understand how word choice and language          structure convey an author's viewpoint             *define language structure (sentence structure) language structure
structure convey an author's viewpoint                                                              *define author's viewpoint (perspective)         author's viewpoint
                                                                                                    *examine word choice (i.e., vivid verbs,
                                                                                                    adjectives, precise nouns, figurative language)
                                                                                                    and language structure (sentence structure) in a
                                                                                                    text
                                                                                                    *determine author's viewpoint
                                                                                                    *explain how word choice and language
                                                                                                    structure convey the author's viewpoint


R.9.7.8                                          Evaluate text by inferring the mood                *read a variety of texts                           mood
Infer mood of text                                                                                  *define mood                                       infer
                                                                                                    *identify types of mood
                                                                                                    *explain infer
                                                                                                    *infer mood of text
R.9.7.4                                          Generate and prioritize questions related to       *create appropriate questions related to           universal themes
Generate and prioritize questions related to     universal themes to interpret meaning              universal themes                                   interpret
universal themes to interpret meaning                                                               *prioritize questions to aid in interpreting
                                                                                                    meaning
R.9.7.5                                           Evaluate their own understanding with regard to   *apply reading strategies (re-reading, using       reading strategies
Monitor reading strategies, including re-reading, the questions generated                           resources and questions)                           modify
using resources and questions, and modify them Read a variety of poetry, with emphasis on lyric
R.10.7.8                                                                                            *determine when understanding breaks down
                                                                                                    *identify and recognize lyric poetry               lyric poetry
Read a variety of poetry, with emphasis on lyric poetry                                             *read a variety of poetry including lyric poetry
poetry




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R.10.7.9
Ongoing Student Learning                           Identify the use of poetic devices, including
                                                Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing*define and distinguish between poetic devices                      comparison
Identify the use of poetic devices, including       comparison, alliteration, repetition,           *identify poetic devices within poetry             simile
comparison, alliteration, repetition,               onomatopoeia, and rhyme                                                                            metaphor
onomatopoeia, and rhyme                                                                                                                                analogies
                                                                                                                                                       alliteration
                                                                                                                                                       repetition
                                                                                                                                                       onomatopoeia
                                                                                                                                                       rhyme

R.10.7.10                                           Examine the effect of imagery on the mood or    *define imagery and mood of poem                   imagery
Examine the effect of imagery on the mood or        meaning of the poem                             *identify imagery in poetry                        mood
meaning of the poem                                                                                 *determine meaning and mood of poem
                                                                                                    *explain the effect of imagery on the mood and
                                                                                                    meaning of poem

Reading Word Study
Essential Question: How will developing a better vocabulary improve reading?
R.11.7.4                                            Use knowledge of root words and affixes and     *identify root words, affixes (prefixes and        root words
Use knowledge of root words and affixes and         word relationships to determine meaning         suffixes) and word relationships                   word relationships
word relationships to determine meaning                                                             *determine meaning using root words, affixes       affixes
                                                                                                    and word relationships                             prefixes
                                                                                                                                                       suffixes
R.11.7.5                                            Use context to determine meaning of multiple-   *demonstrate ability to use context clues          parts of speech
Use context to determine meaning of multiple-       meaning words                                   (restatement, embedded definition, etc.) in        multiple meaning
meaning words                                                                                       multiple reading situations                        context
                                                                                                    *identify words with possible multiple meanings
                                                                                                    *use context clues to determine meaning


R.11.7.8                                            Identify and explain idioms and comparisons     *define analogies                                  idioms
Identify and explain idioms and comparisons         such as analogies, metaphors and similes to     *identify idioms and comparisons in text           comparisons
such as analogies, metaphors and similes to         infer the literal and figurative meanings or    *distinguish between idioms and comparisons        analogies
infer the literal and figurative meanings or        phrases                                         *use idioms and comparisons to infer the literal   metaphors
phrases                                                                                             or figurative meanings of phrases                  similes
                                                                                                                                                       literal meaning
                                                                                                                                                       figurative meaning
R.11.7.10                                           Use knowledge of context to determine meaning *identify multiple-meaning words in context        multiple-meaning words
Use context to determine meaning of multiple-       of multiple-meaning words                     *explain the meaning of the word by relating it to context
meaning words.                                                                                    the context




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Ongoing Fluency Learning Expectations: Writing - Pre-writing
Reading Student
Essential Question: What are the goals of seventh grade fluency?
R.11.7.11                                           Read grade-level text with an approximate rate      *automatically decode words
Read grade-level text with an approximate rate      of 167 words per minute                             *maintains a vocabulary commensurate with
of 167 words per minute                                                                                 grade-level text
                                                    Benchmark range: 167-187 wpm                        *use context strategies
                                                                                                        *read daily

R.9.7.16                                            Apply study strategies by skimming, scanning,       *define skimming, scanning, note-taking,            skimming
Use skimming, scanning, note-taking, outlining,     note-taking, outlining and questioning              outlining, and questioning                          scanning
and questioning as study strategies                                                                     *practice skimming, scanning, note-taking,          note-taking
                                                                                                        outlining, and questioning                          outlining
                                                                                                        *distinguish the difference between skimming,       questioning
                                                                                                        scanning, note-taking, outlining, and questioning   study strategies
                                                                                                        *determine which strategy best accomplishes
                                                                                                        the study task
                                                                                                        *use skimming, scanning, note-taking, outlining,
                                                                                                        and questioning as study strategies




                                            FOURTH NINE WEEKS - ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION
Essential Question: How does reading expressively help listeners interpret meaning?
OV.1.7.9                                            Participate in a variety of speaking activities
Participate in a variety of speaking activities     including oral interpretations of poems, stories,
including oral interpretations of poems, stories,   and monologues
and monologues




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