180 Common Core Reading: Informational Texts Question Stems and Annotated Standards specifically written for Grade 7! Meet the rigor and demands of the Common Core with ease with these standard-specific question stems ready to "pop" into lessons, activities, or assessments. Customize these handy pre
WOW! What a value in one large 115+ page mega pack! Grade 7 Common Core aligned ELA rubrics for EVERY Literature and Informational Text standard, Common Core ELA task cards for each Literature and Informational Text standard, plus Common Core aligned graphic organizers and question answering frames
Do you need to make sure you hit EVERY SINGLE CCSS for your class this year??? THIS WILL HELP!!! These activities/assessments can be used n so many ways and students can track their own progress throughout the year. It's a WRAP is a reading and writing assessment program that assesses all reading an
This item was created to help students practice reading and answering questions based on the Common Core Standard.
In my classroom, I wanted to be able to have students read short passages and then answer questions in preparation for the Smarter Balanced Assessment. I also wanted them to practice
This is the reading informational text TEST PREP unit for Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-22: Test Practice w/Question Analysis & TipsThis resource isn't simply a practice test but rather includes a second column to help students understand and analyze each test question before s
This Current Events Portfolio is an independent reading activity and perfect for emergency sub plans, summer packets, blizzard bags, or enrichment. It requires students to study multiple perspectives on the same current event.This is an independent activity appropriate for middle schoolers, in and o
Mix and match 60+ graphic organizers and 80+ task cards with any fiction or nonfiction text. Each complex Common Core Reading Standard is broken down into easy-to-understand student tasks. Each student task is now a graphic organizer or task card. Take out the guess work and meet reading standards e
Where did the idea for this resource originate?Sometimes at the middle school level, teaching reading gets confused with teaching books. Middle school students still need strong minilessons on the strategies and thinking readers need to do in order to be successful. Minilessons aren’t reading task
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-1: How Gross Is Your Bathroom?This is the first in a set of 25 informational text articles + activity packs designed to teach ALL of the reading informational text standards for 7th grade in a fun, rigorous, and easy to implement solution! Download thi
This collection of No-Prep resources will help Middle School students better understand the sometimes difficult novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. First, students engage in a research project on a topic relating to the history of the US during the 1840s, the novel's setting. Instructional Slides
The following resource includes 24 reading passages and questions aligned to the common core standards. This would be great practice prior to testing!
*RL.7.9. - 4 text sets
*RL.8.9. - 7 text sets
*RI.7.9. - 3 text sets
*RI.8.9. - 7 text sets
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These resource includes all three sets of my middle school English Language Arts exit tickets formative assessments for Middle School or 7th and 8th grade Literature, Non-Fiction, and Grammar Common Core Assessment. Click on each of the product images includes to see a preview of each of the exit ti
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-20: The Dangers of Toxic Black MoldTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.1, Cite Text Evidence, with this high-interest article on Toxic Black Mold. Students will practice answering questions that require text evidence using the ACE Method (An
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-4: Taking a Stand By Taking a KneeTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.3, Analyze Influence Between Ideas and Individuals in a Text, with this high-interest article on the hot topic of NFL protests. This article is written in a very non-contr
As they read literature or informational text, your students will record textual evidence, analyze story elements, make inferences, and apply critical thinking skills. Students summarize, reflect and record notes each day; every genre packet includes standards-based questions for ten days. The readi
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-6: North Korea Part 1: History Teach reading informational text standard RI.7.4, Analyze Connotative & Technical Meanings, with this high-interest article on the hot topic of North Korea. Be on the lookout for Part 2: Daily Life in North Korea (art
These Digital Independent Reading Response Journals for Fiction and Nonfiction come in interactive digital versions AND in low color versions for easy printing. They can be used for ANY reading selections, short or long. And they address every reading standard.
Are you wondering how to hold your st
Imagine having your entire middle school ELA school year planned for you! This curriculum and pacing guide for 7th grade ELA includes EVERYTHING you need for an entire school year of reading, writing, learning, growth, and engagement. Simply download the PDF pacing guide and yearlong curriculum, and
This collection of 42 task cards is aligned to the Grade 7 Common Core Standards. These task cards cover ALL of the Literature and Informational Text Standards. Use them with any book or informational text.
They are a great way to introduce the Common Core Standards to your students. Use them for:
This The Finest Hours Non-Fiction Middle School reading unit and novel study is exactly what you need to teach your seventh or eighth grade middle school learners in an engaging Socratic Seminar, discussion-based, and reading response focused format with this nonfiction book. Download the HUGE new p
Nonfiction Article of the Week Club, Article #7-18: School Lunches: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids ActTeach reading informational text standard RI.7.9, Analyze Presentation of Topic by Multiple Authors, with these high-interest articles on School Lunches: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Students w
Do your students tend to hit "share" "like" or "retweet" before checking a source is legitimate? Can your students determine the difference between a credible source and fake news? Do they know what to look for when analyzing articles, online material, tweets, and images for credibility? Do they und
As students read Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, they will develop and apply literary skills while reading informational texts that build background knowledge about Ancient Greece. The Common Core aligned questions will see students engage in text dependent analysis. Moreover, the close readi
Help your students prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBAC) or Common Core Standardized Test in a fun new way. This bundle includes fiction practice tests and informational text practice tests. (This bundle now includes DIGITAL SELF-GRADING GOOGLE FORMS for the practice tests in addition t