Vocabulary: Increase word knowledge through systematic vocabulary development; determine the meaning of new words by applying knowledge of word origins, word relationships, and context clues; verify the meaning of new words; and use those new words accurately across the subject areas.
EL.07.RE.10. Determine meanings of words using contextual and structural clues.
EL.07.RE.12. Clarify word meanings through the use of definition, inference, example, restatement, or contrast.
OR.EL.07.SL. SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Speaking: Communicate supported ideas across the subject areas using oral, visual, and multimedia forms in ways appropriate to topic, context, audience, and purpose ; organize oral, visual, and multimedia presentations in clear sequence, making connections and transitions among ideas and elements ; use language appropriate to topic, context, audience, and purpose ; and demonstrate control of eye contact, speaking rate, volume, enunciation, inflection, gestures, and other nonverbal techniques. Suggested speech length: Seventh Grade, 3-6 minutes.
EL.07.SL.06. Use speaking techniques, including voice inflection, tempo, enunciation, and eye contact for effective presentations.