Vermont Standards for Seventh Grade English Language Arts

Letter Writing
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Listening and Viewing
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Modifiers-Adjectives
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Nouns
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Parts of Speech
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Pronouns
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Reading Graphics
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Speaking
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Study Skills
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Subject and Verb Agreement
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Verbs
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Verbs
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VT.1.1. Reading: Reading Strategies: Students use a variety of strategies to help them read.

R7.3. Grade Level Expectation: Word Identification Skills and Strategies: Applies word identification/decoding strategies by:

R7.3.1. Identifying multisyllabic words by using knowledge of sounds, syllables, and derivational roots (Greek, Latin, Anglo-Saxon).
Prefix/Suffix
A prefix is a group of letters added to the beginning of a root word or another prefix. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Syllables/Spelling Patterns
What is a Syllable? A syllable is a single sound heard when saying a word out loud. All words have at least one syllable. What are Spelling Patterns? Selling patterns are a pair or group of letters that can be found in many words: bead, meat, read, lead, bread, dead, head, instead, great, break. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Root Words
A root is the basic element of a word. It is the foundation on which the meaning of the word is built. Prefixes and suffixes are added to root words to form new words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Structural Analysis
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Reading-Structural Analysis
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R7.4. Grade Level Expectation: Context and Self-Correction Strategies: Applies context and self-correction strategies by:

R7.4.1. Demonstrating the use of syntax/language structure, semantics/meaning, or other context cues to predict, adjust/self-correct as necessary, and confirm what is being read.
Context Clues
Context clues are clues found in a text that may help you figure out the definition of a word that you do not know. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
Your vocabulary is made up words that you know how to pronounce, know the correct meaning of, and know how to use properly in a sentence. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Making Predictions
What is a Prediction? A prediction is an educated guess about what is going to happen NEXT in the story. When making a prediction: Use hints and clues the author includes in the story. Ask yourself: Does my prediction make sense? Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Reading Process
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Vocabulary
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R7.5. Grade Level Expectation: Vocabulary Strategies and Breadth of Vocabulary: Identifies the meaning of unfamiliar words by:

R7.5.1. Using strategies to unlock meaning (e.g., knowledge of word structure, including prefixes/suffixes, base words, common roots, or word origins; or context clues; or other resources, such as dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses; or prior knowledge).
Context Clues
Context clues are clues found in a text that may help you figure out the definition of a word that you do not know. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
Your vocabulary is made up words that you know how to pronounce, know the correct meaning of, and know how to use properly in a sentence. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Decoding Strategies
Analogy, word structure, syntax, and semantics. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Using a Thesaurus
Use a thesaurus for synonyms and antonyms. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Prefix/Suffix
A prefix is a group of letters added to the beginning of a root word or another prefix. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Parts of a Book
Books may contain several parts that help the readers find information quickly and easily: Tables of Contents, Index, Glossary, headings, graphic organizers, charts, bold or italicized text. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Root Words
A root is the basic element of a word. It is the foundation on which the meaning of the word is built. Prefixes and suffixes are added to root words to form new words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Dictionary Skills
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Reading Process
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Structural Analysis
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Vocabulary
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Reading-Structural Analysis
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Using References
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R7.6. Grade Level Expectation: Vocabulary Strategies and Breadth of Vocabulary: Shows breadth of vocabulary knowledge through demonstrating understanding of word meanings or relationships by:

R7.6.1. Identifying synonyms, antonyms, homonyms/homophones, shades of meaning, or analogies.
Vocabulary
Your vocabulary is made up words that you know how to pronounce, know the correct meaning of, and know how to use properly in a sentence. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Decoding Strategies
Analogy, word structure, syntax, and semantics. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Grammar/Spelling
FreePlural Nouns. Plural words are words that mean MORE than one of something. Possessive Nouns. Possessive nouns show ownership. Homonyms. Homonyms are words that sound the same but have different meanings. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Analogies
What is an Analogy? An analogy is a comparison of two different things that have something particular in common. An analogy is a comparison based on a similarity. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
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R7.6.2. Describing words in terms of categories, functions, or features.
Decoding Strategies
Analogy, word structure, syntax, and semantics. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
R7.6.3. Selecting appropriate words or explaining the use of words in context, including content-specific vocabulary, words with multiple meanings, or precise vocabulary.
Content Vocabulary
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. Read more...
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Context Clues
Context clues are clues found in a text that may help you figure out the definition of a word that you do not know. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
Your vocabulary is made up words that you know how to pronounce, know the correct meaning of, and know how to use properly in a sentence. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Vocabulary
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R7.7. Grade Level Expectation: Comprehension Strategies: Uses comprehension strategies (flexibly and as needed) while reading literary and informational text.

R7.7.1. Examples of reading-comprehension strategies might include: using prior knowledge; summarizing; predicting and making text- based inferences; determining importance; generating literal, clarifying, and inferential questions; constructing sensory images (e.g., making pictures in one's mind); making connections (text to self, text to text, and text to world); taking notes; locating, using, and analyzing text features (e.g., transition words, subheadings, bold/italicized print, parts of the book); or using text structure clues (e.g., chronological, cause/effect, compare/contrast, proposition and support, logical/sequential).
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Reading Process
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Text Features
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Thinking Skills
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R7.8. Grade Level Expectation: Monitoring and Adjusting Strategies: Demonstrates ability to monitor comprehension and adjust reading rate and strategy use for different types of text and purposes during reading by:

R7.8.1. Using a range of self-monitoring and self-correction approaches (e.g., previewing, rereading, adjusting rate, subvocalizing, consulting resources, questioning, flexible note taking/mapping systems, skimming, scanning, etc.).
Reading Process
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VT.1.10. Writing: Procedures: In written procedures, students organize and relate a series of events, fictional or actual, into a coherent whole.

W7.13. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Procedures: In written procedures, students organize steps of procedures by:

W7.13.1. Providing a purpose by giving context to let the reader know when the procedure is appropriate.
Process Writing
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W7.13.2. Using a variety of transitions to arrange the steps in a logical manner.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Process Writing
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W7.13.3. Using details and examples to help the reader understand and visualize the process.
Process Writing
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W7.13.4. Providing a list of specific materials, if appropriate.
Process Writing
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W7.13.5. Providing a conclusion that advances the reader's understanding or appreciation of the process.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Process Writing
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W7.14. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Procedures: In written procedures, students anticipate the readers' needs by:

W7.14.1. Addressing problems that might arise for the reader.
Process Writing
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W7.14.2. Creating a format that is easy to follow.
Process Writing
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VT.1.11. Writing: Persuasive Writing: In persuasive writing, students judge, propose, and persuade.

W7.15. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Persuasive Writing: In persuasive writing, students define a significant problem, issue, topic, or concern by:

W7.15.1. Setting the context and restating the problem, taking audience into account, as needed.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.15.2. Stating a clear position on the problem or issue (purpose).
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3

W7.16. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Persuasive Writing: In persuasive writing, students present and coherently support judgments or solution(s) by:

W7.16.1. Arranging supporting evidence persuasively.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.16.2. Providing and elaborating on with convincing and appropriate facts and details.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.16.3. Addressing the reader's potential concerns or counterarguments.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.16.4. Writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

VT.1.19. Information Technology: Research: Students use organizational systems to obtain information from various sources (including libraries and the Internet).

W7.8. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Reports: In reports, students organize information/concepts by:

W7.8.2. Selecting appropriate information to set context, which may include a lead/hook.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.8.3. Using transition words or phrases appropriate to organizational text structure.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
W7.8.4. Writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
W7.8.6. Listing and citing sources, using accepted form, if appropriate.
Writing a Research Report
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VT.1.2. Reading: Reading Accuracy: Students read grade-appropriate material, with 90%+ accuracy, in a way that makes meaning clear.

R7.9. Grade Level Expectation: Accuracy and Fluency: Reads grade-level-appropriate material with:

R7.9.1. Accuracy: reading material appropriate for grade 7 with at least 90-94% accuracy (See Appendix for sample titles.).
Reading Process
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R7.9.2. Fluency: reading with appropriate silent and oral reading fluency rates as determined by text demands, and purpose for reading (See Appendix for suggested rates.).
Text Features
A map is a visual representation of a section of land. A map has several features to help readers interpret information: compass, index, scale, symbols, legend. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Reading Rate
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R7.9.3. Fluency: reading with phrasing and expression, and with attention to text features such as punctuation, italics, and dialogue.
Punctuation for Comprehension
Use knowledge of punctuation to assist in comprehension. Read more...iWorksheets :3

VT.1.3. Reading: Reading Comprehension: Students read for meaning, demonstrating both initial understanding and personal response to what is read.

R7.10. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Literary Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of elements of literary text by:

R7.10.1. Identifying or describing character(s), setting, problem/ solution, or plot, as appropriate to text; or identifying any significant changes in character or setting over time; or identifying rising action, climax, or falling action.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea
What is Main Idea? The main idea of a text is what the text is written about. The main idea is the subject or main topic of the text. What is Plot? The author plans out a specific sequence of events in the story from start to finish. This specific plan is known as the PLOT of the story. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.10.2. Paraphrasing or summarizing key ideas/plot, with major events sequenced, as appropriate to text.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea
What is Main Idea? The main idea of a text is what the text is written about. The main idea is the subject or main topic of the text. What is Plot? The author plans out a specific sequence of events in the story from start to finish. This specific plan is known as the PLOT of the story. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
R7.10.3. Identifying the characteristics of a variety of types of text (e.g., literary texts: poetry, plays, fairy tales, fantasy, fables, realistic fiction, folktales, historical fiction, mysteries, science fiction, legends, myths, short stories).
Different Genres
Define characteristics of difference genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3

R7.11. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Literary Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of author's craft used in literary texts by:

R7.11.1. Identifying literary devices as appropriate to genre: rhyme schemes, alliteration, simile, dialogue, imagery, metaphors, flashback, onomatopoeia, repetition, or personification.
Literary Devices
Simile, metaphor, and personification. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Techniques
Recognize symbolism, alliteration, flashback, and foreshadowing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
A literary element, or narrative element, or element of literature is a constituent of all works of narrative fiction—a necessary feature of verbal storytelling that can be found in any written or spoken narrative. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Reading-Figurative Language
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R7.12. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Informational Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of informational texts (expository and practical texts) by:

R7.12.1. Obtaining information from text features (e.g., table of contents, glossary, index, transition words/phrases, transitional devices, bold or italicized text, headings, subheadings, graphic organizers, charts, graphs, or illustrations).
Parts of a Book
Books may contain several parts that help the readers find information quickly and easily: Tables of Contents, Index, Glossary, headings, graphic organizers, charts, bold or italicized text. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Text Features
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R7.12.2. Using information from the text to answer questions, to state the main/central ideas, or to provide supporting details.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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R7.12.3. Organizing information to show understanding (e.g., representing main/central ideas or details within text through charting, mapping, paraphrasing, summarizing, or comparing/contrasting).
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.12.4. Identifying the characteristics of a variety of types of text (e.g., reference: reports, magazines, textbooks, newspapers, public documents and discourse, technical manuals, Internet Web sites, biographies, autobiographies, essays, articles, thesauruses; and practical/functional texts: procedures, instructions, recipes, menus, announcements, invitations, advertisements, pamphlets).
Different Genres
Define characteristics of difference genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Reading and the Internet
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R7.13. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by:

R7.13.1. Explaining or supporting logical predictions.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Making Predictions
What is a Prediction? A prediction is an educated guess about what is going to happen NEXT in the story. When making a prediction: Use hints and clues the author includes in the story. Ask yourself: Does my prediction make sense? Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
R7.13.2. Describing characters' traits, motivation, or interactions, citing thoughts, words, or actions that reveal characters' traits, motivations, or their changes over time.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.13.3. Making inferences about cause/effect (e.g., explaining how an event gives rise to the next), internal or external conflicts (e.g., person versus self, person versus person, person versus nature/society/fate), or the relationship among elements within text.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause and Effect
FreeCause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.13.5. Explaining how the author's message or theme is supported within the text.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.14. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret author's craft (citing evidence where appropriate) by:

R7.14.1. Demonstrating knowledge of use of literary elements and devices (i.e., imagery, exaggeration, repetition, flashback foreshadowing, or personification) to analyze literary works.
Literary Devices
Simile, metaphor, and personification. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Techniques
Recognize symbolism, alliteration, flashback, and foreshadowing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
A literary element, or narrative element, or element of literature is a constituent of all works of narrative fiction—a necessary feature of verbal storytelling that can be found in any written or spoken narrative. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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R7.15. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Generates a well-developed and grounded personal response to what is read through a variety of means and through:

R7.15.1. Comparing stories or other texts to related personal experience, prior knowledge, or other texts or ideas.
Thinking Skills
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R7.16. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Informational Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret informational text, citing evidence as appropriate by:

R7.16.1. Explaining connections about information within a text, across texts, or to related ideas.
Reading Process
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Thinking Skills
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R7.16.2. Synthesizing and evaluating information within or across text(s) (e.g., constructing appropriate titles; or formulating assertions or controlling ideas).
Fact/Opinion/Exaggeration
Recognize fact, opinion, and exaggeration. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
R7.16.3. Drawing inferences about text, including author's purpose (e.g., to inform, explain, entertain, persuade) or message; or using supporting evidence to form or evaluate opinions/judgments and assertions about the central ideas that are relevant.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Author's Purpose/Point of View
Author’s purpose answers the question: Why did the author write this text? An author always has a purpose for writing. Authors may write: to inform, to entertain, to persuade. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Author's Purpose
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Expository Text
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Persuasive Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.16.4. Distinguishing fact from opinion, and identifying possible bias/propaganda or conflicting information within or across texts.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Fact/Opinion/Exaggeration
Recognize fact, opinion, and exaggeration. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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Persuasive Text
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R7.16.5. Making inferences about causes or effects.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause and Effect
FreeCause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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VT.1.4. Reading: Reading Range of Text: Students comprehend and respond to a range of media, images, and text (e.g., poetry, narrative, information, technical) for a variety of purposes (e.g., reading for pleasure as well as reading to develop understanding and expertise).

R7.18. Grade Level Expectation: Reading Extensively: Demonstrates the habit of reading widely and in depth by:

R7.18.1. Reading from at least three different genres/kinds of text, including primary and secondary sources, and a variety of authors (e.g., literary texts: poetry, plays, fairy tales, fantasy, fables, realistic fiction, folktales, historical fiction, science fiction, mysteries, legends, myths, short stories; informational: thesaurus, biography, autobiography, reports, magazines, newspapers, Internet Web sites, public documents and discourse, essays, articles, textbooks, technical manuals; and practical/functional texts: procedures, instructions, recipes, menus, announcements, invitations, advertisements, pamphlets).
Using a Thesaurus
Use a thesaurus for synonyms and antonyms. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Using References
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R7.18.2. Reading at least the equivalent of four books by an author, about a subject, or in one genre.
Title/Author of Well Known Literature
Titles and authors of well known literature. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Titles and Authors
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VT.1.6. Writing: Writing Conventions: Students' independent writing demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions, including grammar, usage, and mechanics.

W7.2. Grade Level Expectation: Writing Conventions: In independent writing, students demonstrate command of appropriate English conventions by:

W7.2.1. Applying rules of standard English usage to correct grammatical errors.
Usage
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Usage
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W7.2.2. Applying capitalization rules.
Capitalization
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Capitalization
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W7.2.3. Applying appropriate punctuation to various sentence patterns to enhance meaning.
Punctuation
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Punctuation
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W7.3. Grade Level Expectation: Writing Conventions: In independent writing, students demonstrate command of conventional English spelling by:

W7.3.1. Independently applying spelling knowledge in proofreading and editing of writing.
Spelling
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Spelling
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W7.3.2. Correctly spelling grade-appropriate, high-frequency words and applying conventional spelling patterns/rules.
Spelling
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Spelling
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W7.3.3. Correctly spelling grade-appropriate word groups that share a common root (e.g., 'structure,' 'construction,' 'instruct,' 'destruction').
Root Words
A root is the basic element of a word. It is the foundation on which the meaning of the word is built. Prefixes and suffixes are added to root words to form new words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Spelling
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Structural Analysis
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Reading-Structural Analysis
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Spelling
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W7.3.4. Recognizing spelling-meaning connections.
Spelling
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Spelling
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W7.3.5. Applying conventional spelling patterns/rules to new situations.
Spelling
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Spelling
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VT.1.7. Writing: Responses to Literature: In written responses to literature, students show understanding of reading; connect what has been read to the broader world of ideas, concepts, and issues; and make judgments about the text.

W7.5. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students show understanding of plot/ideas/concepts by:

W7.5.1. Selecting and summarizing key ideas to set context.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.5.2. Connecting what has been read (plot/ideas/concepts) to prior knowledge, other texts, or the broader world of ideas, by referring to and explaining relevant ideas.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Interpret Text
Interpret texts from a variety of genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.6. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students make and support analytical judgments about text by:

W7.6.1. Stating and maintaining a focus (purpose), a firm judgment, or a point of view when responding to a given question.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.6.2. Using specific details and references to text or relevant citations to support focus or judgment.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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W7.6.3. Making inferences about the relationship(s) among content, events, characters, setting, theme, or author's craft.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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W7.7. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students engage readers by:

W7.7.1. Organizing ideas using transition words/phrases and writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
W7.7.3. Using effective voice and tone (word choice and sentence patterns) for desired effect on reader, if appropriate.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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VT.1.8. Writing: Reports: In written reports, students organize and convey information and ideas accurately and effectively.

W7.8. Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Reports: In reports, students organize information/concepts by:

W7.8.2. Selecting appropriate information to set context, which may include a lead/hook.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.8.3. Using transition words or phrases appropriate to organizational text structure.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
W7.8.4. Writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
W7.8.6. Listing and citing sources, using accepted form, if appropriate.
Writing a Research Report
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VT.1.9. Writing: Narratives: In written narratives, students organize and relate a series of events, fictional or actual, in a coherent whole.

W7.11. Grade Level Expectation: Expressive Writing: Narratives: In written narratives, students organize and relate a story line plot/series of events by:

W7.11.2. Using a variety of effective transitional devices (e.g., ellipses, time transitions, white space, words/phrases) to enhance meaning.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

W7.12. Grade Level Expectation: Expressive Writing: Narratives: Students demonstrate use of narrative strategies by:

W7.12.1. Using relevant and descriptive details and sensory language to advance the story line.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.12.3. Developing characters through description, speech and actions.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3

VT.5.11. Literature and Media: Literary Elements and Devices: Students use literary elements and devices including theme, plot, style, imagery, and metaphor to analyze, compare, interpret, and create literature.

R7.13. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by:

R7.13.1. Explaining or supporting logical predictions.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Making Predictions
What is a Prediction? A prediction is an educated guess about what is going to happen NEXT in the story. When making a prediction: Use hints and clues the author includes in the story. Ask yourself: Does my prediction make sense? Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
R7.13.2. Describing characters' traits, motivation, or interactions, citing thoughts, words, or actions that reveal characters' traits, motivations, or their changes over time.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.13.3. Making inferences about cause/effect (e.g., explaining how an event gives rise to the next), internal or external conflicts (e.g., person versus self, person versus person, person versus nature/society/fate), or the relationship among elements within text.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause and Effect
FreeCause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.13.5. Explaining how the author's message or theme is supported within the text.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.14. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret author's craft (citing evidence where appropriate) by:

R7.14.1. Demonstrating knowledge of use of literary elements and devices (i.e., imagery, exaggeration, repetition, flashback foreshadowing, or personification) to analyze literary works.
Literary Devices
Simile, metaphor, and personification. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Techniques
Recognize symbolism, alliteration, flashback, and foreshadowing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
A literary element, or narrative element, or element of literature is a constituent of all works of narrative fiction—a necessary feature of verbal storytelling that can be found in any written or spoken narrative. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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R7.15. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Generates a well-developed and grounded personal response to what is read through a variety of means and through:

R7.15.1. Comparing stories or other texts to related personal experience, prior knowledge, or other texts or ideas.
Thinking Skills
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W7.11. Grade Level Expectation: Expressive Writing: Narratives: In written narratives, students organize and relate a story line plot/series of events by:

W7.11.2. Using a variety of effective transitional devices (e.g., ellipses, time transitions, white space, words/phrases) to enhance meaning.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

W7.12. Grade Level Expectation: Expressive Writing: Narratives: Students demonstrate use of narrative strategies by:

W7.12.1. Using relevant and descriptive details and sensory language to advance the story line.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3
W7.12.3. Developing characters through description, speech and actions.
Purpose for Writing
Explain, describe, narrate, persuade, express feelings. Read more...iWorksheets :3

W7.5. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students show understanding of plot/ideas/concepts by:

W7.5.1. Selecting and summarizing key ideas to set context.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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W7.5.2. Connecting what has been read (plot/ideas/concepts) to prior knowledge, other texts, or the broader world of ideas, by referring to and explaining relevant ideas.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Interpret Text
Interpret texts from a variety of genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Worksheets :3Study Guides :1

W7.6. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students make and support analytical judgments about text by:

W7.6.1. Stating and maintaining a focus (purpose), a firm judgment, or a point of view when responding to a given question.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.6.2. Using specific details and references to text or relevant citations to support focus or judgment.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
Worksheets :3Study Guides :1
W7.6.3. Making inferences about the relationship(s) among content, events, characters, setting, theme, or author's craft.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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W7.7. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students engage readers by:

W7.7.1. Organizing ideas using transition words/phrases and writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
W7.7.2. Addressing the reader's possible questions.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.7.3. Using effective voice and tone (word choice and sentence patterns) for desired effect on reader, if appropriate.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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VT.5.13. Literature and Media: Responding to Text: Students respond to literary texts and public documents using interpretive, critical, and evaluative processes.

R7.10. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Literary Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of elements of literary text by:

R7.10.1. Identifying or describing character(s), setting, problem/ solution, or plot, as appropriate to text; or identifying any significant changes in character or setting over time; or identifying rising action, climax, or falling action.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea
What is Main Idea? The main idea of a text is what the text is written about. The main idea is the subject or main topic of the text. What is Plot? The author plans out a specific sequence of events in the story from start to finish. This specific plan is known as the PLOT of the story. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.10.2. Paraphrasing or summarizing key ideas/plot, with major events sequenced, as appropriate to text.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea
What is Main Idea? The main idea of a text is what the text is written about. The main idea is the subject or main topic of the text. What is Plot? The author plans out a specific sequence of events in the story from start to finish. This specific plan is known as the PLOT of the story. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
R7.10.3. Identifying the characteristics of a variety of types of text (e.g., literary texts: poetry, plays, fairy tales, fantasy, fables, realistic fiction, folktales, historical fiction, mysteries, science fiction, legends, myths, short stories).
Different Genres
Define characteristics of difference genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3

R7.11. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Literary Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of author's craft used in literary texts by:

R7.11.1. Identifying literary devices as appropriate to genre: rhyme schemes, alliteration, simile, dialogue, imagery, metaphors, flashback, onomatopoeia, repetition, or personification.
Literary Devices
Simile, metaphor, and personification. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Techniques
Recognize symbolism, alliteration, flashback, and foreshadowing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
A literary element, or narrative element, or element of literature is a constituent of all works of narrative fiction—a necessary feature of verbal storytelling that can be found in any written or spoken narrative. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Reading-Figurative Language
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R7.12. Grade Level Expectation: Initial Understanding of Informational Text: Demonstrate initial understanding of informational texts (expository and practical texts) by:

R7.12.1. Obtaining information from text features (e.g., table of contents, glossary, index, transition words/phrases, transitional devices, bold or italicized text, headings, subheadings, graphic organizers, charts, graphs, or illustrations).
Parts of a Book
Books may contain several parts that help the readers find information quickly and easily: Tables of Contents, Index, Glossary, headings, graphic organizers, charts, bold or italicized text. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Text Features
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R7.12.2. Using information from the text to answer questions, to state the main/central ideas, or to provide supporting details.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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R7.12.3. Organizing information to show understanding (e.g., representing main/central ideas or details within text through charting, mapping, paraphrasing, summarizing, or comparing/contrasting).
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.12.4. Identifying the characteristics of a variety of types of text (e.g., reference: reports, magazines, textbooks, newspapers, public documents and discourse, technical manuals, Internet Web sites, biographies, autobiographies, essays, articles, thesauruses; and practical/functional texts: procedures, instructions, recipes, menus, announcements, invitations, advertisements, pamphlets).
Different Genres
Define characteristics of difference genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Reading and the Internet
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R7.13. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by:

R7.13.1. Explaining or supporting logical predictions.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Making Predictions
What is a Prediction? A prediction is an educated guess about what is going to happen NEXT in the story. When making a prediction: Use hints and clues the author includes in the story. Ask yourself: Does my prediction make sense? Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
R7.13.2. Describing characters' traits, motivation, or interactions, citing thoughts, words, or actions that reveal characters' traits, motivations, or their changes over time.
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.13.3. Making inferences about cause/effect (e.g., explaining how an event gives rise to the next), internal or external conflicts (e.g., person versus self, person versus person, person versus nature/society/fate), or the relationship among elements within text.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause and Effect
FreeCause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.13.5. Explaining how the author's message or theme is supported within the text.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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R7.14. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret author's craft (citing evidence where appropriate) by:

R7.14.1. Demonstrating knowledge of use of literary elements and devices (i.e., imagery, exaggeration, repetition, flashback foreshadowing, or personification) to analyze literary works.
Literary Devices
Simile, metaphor, and personification. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Techniques
Recognize symbolism, alliteration, flashback, and foreshadowing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
A literary element, or narrative element, or element of literature is a constituent of all works of narrative fiction—a necessary feature of verbal storytelling that can be found in any written or spoken narrative. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Figurative Language
FreeWhen authors use figurative language, they use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms to make their writing more descriptive. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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R7.15. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text/Citing Evidence: Generates a well-developed and grounded personal response to what is read through a variety of means and through:

R7.15.1. Comparing stories or other texts to related personal experience, prior knowledge, or other texts or ideas.
Thinking Skills
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R7.16. Grade Level Expectation: Analysis and Interpretation of Informational Text/Citing Evidence: Analyze and interpret informational text, citing evidence as appropriate by:

R7.16.1. Explaining connections about information within a text, across texts, or to related ideas.
Reading Process
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Thinking Skills
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R7.16.2. Synthesizing and evaluating information within or across text(s) (e.g., constructing appropriate titles; or formulating assertions or controlling ideas).
Fact/Opinion/Exaggeration
Recognize fact, opinion, and exaggeration. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
R7.16.3. Drawing inferences about text, including author's purpose (e.g., to inform, explain, entertain, persuade) or message; or using supporting evidence to form or evaluate opinions/judgments and assertions about the central ideas that are relevant.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Author's Purpose/Point of View
Author’s purpose answers the question: Why did the author write this text? An author always has a purpose for writing. Authors may write: to inform, to entertain, to persuade. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Author's Purpose
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Expository Text
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Persuasive Text
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Thinking Skills
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R7.16.4. Distinguishing fact from opinion, and identifying possible bias/propaganda or conflicting information within or across texts.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Fact/Opinion/Exaggeration
Recognize fact, opinion, and exaggeration. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Expository Text
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Persuasive Text
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R7.16.5. Making inferences about causes or effects.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause and Effect
FreeCause and effect is a relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Cause and effect refers to the relationship between two events. A cause is why something happens and an effect is what happened as a result of that cause. A fact is information that is known to be true. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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W7.5. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students show understanding of plot/ideas/concepts by:

W7.5.1. Selecting and summarizing key ideas to set context.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Summarize
When you summarize you put the main idea of the text into your own words. When you summarize you should focus on the main ideas and important points of the text, keep your summary short. When you summarize you should not include unnecessary details from the text and include the author’s exact words. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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W7.5.2. Connecting what has been read (plot/ideas/concepts) to prior knowledge, other texts, or the broader world of ideas, by referring to and explaining relevant ideas.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Interpret Text
Interpret texts from a variety of genres. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.6. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students make and support analytical judgments about text by:

W7.6.1. Stating and maintaining a focus (purpose), a firm judgment, or a point of view when responding to a given question.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.6.2. Using specific details and references to text or relevant citations to support focus or judgment.
Central Idea/Supporting Details
Identify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Thinking Skills
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W7.6.3. Making inferences about the relationship(s) among content, events, characters, setting, theme, or author's craft.
Implied Information
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Drawing Inferences
An inference is a logical conclusion based on the facts written in a text. When you read, you draw inferences or make conclusions based on what you read. The conclusion may not be stated in the text, but from what the writing tells the reader, the reader infers what is meant. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Literary Elements
Setting, plot, character, rhythm and rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details give you specific details about the main idea of the text. A supporting detail SUPPORTS and DEVELOPS the text’s main idea. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Drawing Conclusions
What is a Conclusion? A conclusion is an educated guess you make when reading, based on the facts and details the author gives in a text. Some information may be implied by the author in the text, but may not be clearly stated. You then have to draw your own conclusions in order to better understand the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Narrative Text
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Thinking Skills
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W7.7. Grade Level Expectation: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text: In response to literary or informational text, students engage readers by:

W7.7.1. Organizing ideas using transition words/phrases and writing a conclusion that provides closure.
Signal/Transitional Words
Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sequencing
What is Sequence? SEQUENCE = order. A sequence of events is the order in which events occurs. If you are telling a story about an incident that took place, it is important to tell the correct sequence of events so people understand the story. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
W7.7.2. Addressing the reader's possible questions.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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W7.7.3. Using effective voice and tone (word choice and sentence patterns) for desired effect on reader, if appropriate.
Thinking Skills
Define, classify, infer, condense, categorize, analyze, paraphrase. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Thinking Skills
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VT.5.18. The English Language: Structures: Students demonstrate an understanding of the structures of the English language (e.g., sentence, paragraph, text structure).

W7.4. Grade Level Expectation: Structures of Language: Students demonstrate command of the structures of the English language by:

W7.4.1. Using varied sentence length and structure to enhance meaning (e.g., phrases and clauses).
Kinds of Sentences
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W7.4.2. Using the paragraph form: indenting, main idea, supporting details.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Extraneous Detail
What are Extraneous Details? Extraneous details are details that are irrelevant to the main idea of a paragraph. Extraneous details are details that are not necessary to include in a paragraph because they are not related to the theme of a paragraph. Extraneous details should not be included in your writing. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
W7.4.3. Recognizing organizational structures within paragraphs or within texts.
Sentence Purpose Identification
Topic Sentence. A topic sentence is an introduction to a paragraph that expresses the main idea of the paragraph. Supporting sentence. A supporting sentence supports the main idea of the paragraph. Concluding sentence. A concluding sentence wraps up what was talked about in the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

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