January 7th Common Core Close Read with Text Dependent Complex Questions

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This is the January Packet for 7th Grade!

Packets include Common Core Standards and Lexile Levels!

Close reading comprehension questions modeled after the Common Core standards for 7th Grade.

All of the following excerpts, charts, passages and diagrams are associated with either a variety of multiple choice reading comprehension questions, open-response questions, student inquiry, both short and long answer questions or a combination of strategies.

Students will get used to taking complex-question assessments. Use for; weekly assessments, pre-assessment, post-assessment, progress monitoring, and whatever else you have in mind!

Questions involve; close reading, using context clues, inference, poetry elements, plot, characterization, analytical reading, comprehension, reading for meaning, vocabulary and so much more!

January Packet Includes:
1- Fiction – An excerpt from The Bully Busters
- Key Elements: close read, deciphering meaning, tone, mood, characterization

2- Nonfiction – An excerpt from I Have A Dream
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, main idea, tone, mood, opinion (students must have a general background about the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Movement)
- Reference: I Have A Dream speech

3- Nonfiction – Biography of Martin Luther King Jr.
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning
- PLUS – Extra activity – Nonfiction Connections

4- Nonfiction – Interpreting Maps (Washington D.C. Metro Map)
- Key Elements: Reading a map, analyzing maps, text features, directions

5- Nonfiction – Interpreting Maps (London Tube Map)
- Key Elements: Reading a map, analyzing maps, text features, directions
- Interpreting maps – both maps compare/contrast

6- Drama – An excerpt from Sorry Wrong Number
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, elements of drama, characterization, stage directions, plot, dialogue, mood

7- Nonfiction – Biography Nelson Mandela
- Key Elements: understanding text, summarization
- PLUS – Extra Activity – Creating a timeline

8- Poetry – O Captain! My Captain! (this is a challenging poem)
- Key Elements: poetic elements, close read, deciphering meaning, imagery, types of poems, tone, narrative summary

9- Fiction – An excerpt from A Tale Dark and Grimm
- Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, tone, characterization, changes in characters, plot, point of view
- PLUS – Extra Activity – Analyzing the Plot

10- Poetry – The Time Thief
- Key Elements: Close read of a poem, poetic devices, theme, summary


Resources/Literature/Answer Key Included

CCSS/Lexile levels Included!

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You May Also Like:
February 7th Grade Packet HERE!

MEGA Spring Bundle for 7th Grade HERE!

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****PLEASE NOTE: If you are purchasing more than one grade level packet of the same month within middle school (6-8) please note that they are extremely similar. Some passages/questions differ depending on the monthly packet. Please read the contents carefully and email if you have any questions!

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Have a great year!
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January 7th Common Core Close Read with Text Dependent Com
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January 7th Common Core Close Read with Text Dependent Com
January 7th Common Core Close Read with Text Dependent Com