Give your students some targeted practice on Common Core or LAFS Reading: Literature 7th grade standards with this NO PREP resource that uses the "model-guide-practice" research-based teaching strategy! Each CIM (Continuous Improvement Model) includes suggestions for differentiation, collaborative learning, extension, and a table of contents linked to corresponding pages within the documents.
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What is a CIM? The acronym “CIM” stands for “Continuous Improvement Model.” It is one name for the research-based strategy that follows the “I do,” “we do,” “you do,” teaching model. In this resource, there are 3 lessons. Lesson 1 is a teacher-modeled lesson. Lesson 2 is a collaborative lesson where the teacher leads the class. The students complete lesson 3 independently. This resource is, in and of itself, a scaffolding tool. It is designed to help students master standards in a gradual manner.
Because of the way the state of Florida adapted their standards from the CCSS, these lessons ARE appropriate for the standards LAFS.7.RL.1.1, LAFS.7.RL.1.2, and LAFS.7.RL.1.3.
Included in this bundle are the CIMs for RL.7.1, RL.7.2, and RL.7.3.
The preview includes the preview for all 3 CIMs as well.
The lessons follow an "I do, "We do," "You do" model of instruction. Each lesson has at least 1 question for the given standard. The lessons contain a teacher script for the "I do" and "We do" lessons to help walk students through the cognitive process of determining the correct answer.
The questions can be used as multiple choice or short/extended response questions.
The texts used are all appropriate for 7th-grade students according to Lexile's Grade Bands.
• CIM 1 (RL1):
Lesson 1: The excerpt for this lesson is from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass. The approximate Lexile® for this excerpt is 700-800L.
Lesson 2: The excerpt for this lesson is from Rudyard Kipling’s “Rikki-tikki-tavi.” The approximate Lexile® for this excerpt is 900-1000L.
Lesson 3: The excerpt for this lesson is Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem, “Bed in Summer.” The approximate Lexile® for this excerpt is 1000-1100L.
• CIM 2 (RL2):
Lesson 1: This lesson uses an adapted excerpt from Rudyard Kipling’s fable, “The Elephant’s Child,” and has an approximate Lexile® 900L-1000L.
Lesson 2: This lesson uses an adapted excerpt from Rudyard Kipling’s fable, “How the Whale Got His Throat,” and has an approximate Lexile® 900L-1000L.
Lesson 3: This lesson uses another adapted excerpt from Rudyard Kipling’s fable, “The Elephant’s Child,” and has an approximate Lexile® 800L-900L.
• CIM 3 (RL3):
Lesson 1: This lesson uses an adaptation from, “Tajima Shume,” by M. Mitford and has an approximate Lexile® of 900-1000L.
Lesson 2: This lesson uses an adaptation of “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment,” by Nathaniel Hawthorne and has an approximate Lexile® of 800-900L.
Lesson 3: This lesson uses an adaptation from, “Forgiveness,” by Guy de Maupassant and has an approximate Lexile® of 900-1000L.
Note: Lexile® is not affiliated with and does not endorse this resource.
Each CIM is a .zip containing 3 separate files: the teacher version (with script), student version without answer choices (open-response), and student version with answer choices (multiple-choice). Student versions may be printed, copied, and distributed as necessary for the purchasing teacher's classroom.
All the CIMs are in .pdf format. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if the product seems damaged, if you think part of it is missing, or if you cannot open the file and I will do my best to fix the problem.
To determine if this CIM is what you are looking for, I would encourage you to download my free version of this product, which is practice for RL.6.1:
6th Grade Common Core Practice RL.6.1 three mini lessons
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