7th Grade English/ Language Arts
Week/
Month
Content
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Vocabulary 1
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5 minute timing
(20-25 entries a quarter)
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Week 1
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Week 2
Note taking (ChannelOne
+ stories)
MUGS
Fiction stories – “The
Great Rat Hunt”
“Checkouts” “Treasure
of Lemon Brown” “Rain,
Rain Go Away” “Rules
of the Game” “Future
Tense” “Block Party”
“Summer of the Beautiful
White Horse”
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Vocabulary 2
MUGS
5 minute timings
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Timed Reading
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Assessment
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Correct the workbook
and test every third
lesson
Correct after 20
entries
Quiz
Every 5th lesson quiz
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Quiz
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Note taking
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Finish Fiction stories +
test
Nouns/ Pronouns
Vocabulary 3 + test
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5 minute timing
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Grammar
Recognize word
meanings
Writing practice
Read View Listen
Timed Reading
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Add Adjectives
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Iditarod
Movie SLED DOGS
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Grammar
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Performance Standards
Addressed
 Contextual Word
meaning
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Writing practice
Writing Standard
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Read View Listen
Fiction
Prepare for Read
View Listen
Notetaking
Recognize word
meanings
Prepare writing
standard
Reading standard
Week 3
DRAFT
Skills for Student
Achievement
 Recognize word
meanings
 5 minute writing
practice
 Prepare for writing
standard
 Editing
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Correct
Editing/ Grammar
Hand in on designated
date
Correct and find
weaknesses
Test over stories using
notes
Test over grammar
Correct the lesson and
test
Graded when 20 - 25
are done
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Contextual Word
meanings
Writing practice
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Read View Listen
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Contextual word
meanings
Writing practice
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Read View Listen
Power Standards
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Become more
organized with
writing a paragraph
Strengthen
vocabulary by
knowing meanings
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Reviewing and
learning the purpose
for setting, plot,
theme.
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Learning inferences
2 parts of speech
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Fact and Opinions
Organizing writing
Using vocabulary to
hone writing
Test on
Nouns/Pro/Adjs
Writing and
Listening
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Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
DRAFT
7th Grade English/ Language Arts
Recognize word
 Correct the lesson
meanings
Editing
 MUGS test
Grammar
 Commas test
Read Write Listen
 Iditarod Test
Writing skills
 Prepare for MCA
(MCA)
writing test
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Vocabulary 4
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Contextual word
meaning
Read View Listen
Fiction
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Purpose for commas
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MUGS
10 rules of Commas
Iditarod research
Introduce 5 paragraph
essay
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Writing Practice
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Contextual word
meaning
Writing practice
Read View Listen
Fiction
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Become aware of the
technicalities of a
5x5
Begin novel study
with
conceptualization of
character study and
the outcomes of
good/bad choices
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Vocabulary 5
5 minute timings
Movie Iron Will
Finish up commas
Begin Freak the Mighty
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Word meanings
Writing practice
Note taking
Grammar
Take notes
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Correct the lesson
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Work sheet for movie
Correct worksheets
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Vocabulary 6 + test
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Novel study – Freak the
Mighty
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Correct the lesson and
test
Notes and Reactions
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Quotations
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Recognize word
meanings
Prepare for Read
View Listen
standard – fiction
Grammar
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Contextual word
meaning
Read View Listen Fiction
Writing dialogues or
conversational
writing vs texting
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Vocabulary 7
MUGS
Quotations
Freak the Mighty
Timed Reading
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Vocabulary 8
MUGS
Finish quotation marks
Finish Freak the Mighty
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Note taking Read
View Listen –
fiction
Recognize word
meanings
Dialogue writing
Recognize word
meanings
Dialogue Writing
Writing Practices
Quiz over notes
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Read View Listen
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Correct lesson
Test over Dialogue
writing
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Contextual word
meanings
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Correct lesson
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Read View Listen
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Test over quotations
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Writing standard
Learn the purposes to
editing and
constructive criticism
Learn the different
life experiences and
not be judgmental
The purpose for
strong grasp of
vocabulary
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Paragraph structure
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Writing skills
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Listening skills
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Writing standard
Writing standard
Read View Listen
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Recognize word
meanings
Reading Skills
Grammar
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Read through
paragraphs
Critical Viewing and
writing skills
Correct lesson and
take test
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Watch Freak the Mighty
movie
Vocabulary 9 + test
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Contextual word
meanings
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Timed Reading
Capitalization
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Write a conversation
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Criticize when fully
knowledgeable of all
sides
The purpose for
legible and
understandable
writing
Test
2
Week 10
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Vocabulary 11
Finish Folktale stories
+test
MUGS
5 Minute writings
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Word meaning
Recognize word
meanings
Editing
Writing skills
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Plural/ Possessives
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Grammar
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Recognize word
meanings
Read View Listen
Grammar
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Vocabulary 12 + test
Timed Reading
+practices in Lit book
Finish up Plural/
Possessive
Vocabulary 13
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5 Minute writings
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Mugs
Verb Tense
Vocabulary 14
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Sentence Structure
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Verbs
Adverbs
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Week 11
Week 12
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Week 13
Week 14
DRAFT
7th Grade English/ Language Arts
Recognize word
 Correct lesson
meanings
 Test over stories using
Recognizing
notes
Cultural stories
 Project – own folktale
differences and
likenesses
Vocabulary 10
Folktale Unit in Literature
book: “Strawberries”
“Aunty Misery” “Racing
the Great Bear”
“Otoonah” “Paul
Bunyan” “Souls in
Purgatory” “Woman in
Snow” “Girl in Lavender
Dress” “John Henry”
“Pecos Bill”
5 Minute Timings
MUGS
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Writing practice
Contextual word
meanings
Read View Listen
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Importance of
heritage
Importance of
culture
Importance of
cultural knowledge
Importance of
cultural acceptance
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Writing Skills
Editing skills
Correct lesson
Test over stories using
notes
Test every 5 lessons
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Correct lesson and test
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Test over Plural/Poss
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Recognize word
meanings
Writing skills
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Correct lesson
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Editing
Grammar
Recognize word
meanings
Organizing ideas
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Collect when 20-25
are finished
Test every 5 lessons
Test
Correct lesson
Go through as a class
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Grammar
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Test parts of speech
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Writing skills
Contextual word
meanings
Read View Listen
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Hone vocabulary to
strengthen writing
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How purposeful
urban legends can be
Writing skills
Contextual word
meanings
Read View Listen
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Grammar study so as
to show
understanding in
writing
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Writing standard
Contextual word
meaning
Read View Listen
Writing standard
Contextual word
meanings
Prep for
MCA/NWEA
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Grammar study in
American English
so as to show
strength in speech
and writing skills
Add two more parts
of speech to the eight
Empower the student
with importance of
sentences and
expression
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Week 15
Week 16
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Vocabulary 15 + test
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Capital letters + test
Begin lesson Paragraph
study
Research person
Read Book
Charlie, Tuck Everlasting,
Bridge to Terabithia,
Welcome Home Jellybean
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Week 17
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Finish Research Paper
Book Club
Week 18
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Review all grammar
Finish books
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Final exam (2 days)
DRAFT
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7th Grade English/ Language Arts
Recognize word
 Correct lesson and test
meanings
Grammar
 Test usage
Writing skills
 Practice writing
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Writing standard
Contextual word
meaning
Research form
Listen to others w/o
criticizing
Pronouncing correctly
Enunciating correctly
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Reading, note
taking, organizing in
to a report
Listening and
reading skills
Notetaking
Listening and
discussing
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Quizzes – Practice
sheets - notetaking
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Culmination of all
skills
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Possible quizzes
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Correct the lesson
FINAL EXAM
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Purpose to the many
structures of
paragraphs
Research Paper
Standard
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Read View Listen
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How to become a
good judge of
internet sources
How to become good
listeners
Culmination of
whole year
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How to adapt to
others
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The importance of
parts of speech
How to give and take
Constructive
criticism
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