English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Seventh Grade. Usage

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards

MD.RL. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details
RL1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
7.RL1. Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
7.RL1.9. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
7.RL2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
7.RL2.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
RL3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
7.RL3. Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
7.RL3.7. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RL7.CCR. Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
7.RL7. Compare and contrast a written drama, story, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
7.RL7.9. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
RL9.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
7.RL9. Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
7.RL9.8. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
MD.RI. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details
RI1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
7.RI1. Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
7.RI1.9. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
RI2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
7.RI2. Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
7.RI2.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
7.RI3. Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
7.RI3.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
MD.SL. Standards for Speaking and Listening (SL)
Comprehension and Collaboration
SL1.CCR. Anchor Standard: Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
7.SL1-c. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly – Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
7.SL1-c.4. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
SL4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
7.SL4. Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7.SL4.3. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (CCSS L.7.1)