7th Grade Literature

Ohio Standards - 7th Grade

Reading

Literature Key Ideas and Details 1) - Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 2) - Analyze literary text development. a. Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development over the   course of the text. b. Incorportate the development of a theme and other story details into an objective summary of the text. 3) - Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). Craft and Structure 4) - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific language choices, such as sensory words or phrases, on meaning and tone, including rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama 5) - Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. 6) - Analyze how an author uses the point of view to develop and contrast the perspective of different characters or narrators in a text Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7) - Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film). 8) Not applicable to literature. 9) - Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 10) - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Build background knowledge and activate prior knowledge in order to make text-to-self, text-to- text, and text-to-world connections that deepen understanding for the text. Informational Text Key Ideas and Details 1) - Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 2) - Analyze informational text development. a. Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text. b. Provide an objective summary of the text that includes the central ideas and their development. 3) - Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events). Craft and Structure 4) - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. 5) - Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. 6) - Determine an author’s perspective or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7) - Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words). 8) - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims. 9) - Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 10) - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.  

Vocabulary

As we proceed through the year, we will be analyzing each of the standards with an emphasis on understanding the standard’s language and applying the skills to our lessons. Literature - Fiction Key Ideas and Details Standard One Vocabulary List Standard Two Vocabulary List Standard Three Vocabulary List Craft and Structure   Standard Four Vocabulary List   Standard Five Vocabulary List   Standard Six Vocabulary List Integration of Ideas   Standard Seven Vocab List   Standard Nine Vocab List   Standard Ten Vocab List Informational Text - Nonfiction Standard One Vocabulary List Standard Two Vocabulary List Standard Three Vocabulary List Standard Four Vocabulary List Standard Five Vocabulary List Standard Six Vocabulary List Standard Seven Vocabulary List Standard Eight Vocabulary List Standard Nine Vocabulary List Standard Ten Vocabulary List           

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7th Grade Literature
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Ohio Standards - 7th

Grade

Reading

Literature Key Ideas and Details 1) - Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 2) - Analyze literary text development. a. Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development over the   course of the text. b. Incorportate the development of a theme and other story details into an objective summary of the text. 3) - Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). Craft and Structure 4) - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific language choices, such as sensory words or phrases, on meaning and tone, including rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama 5) - Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. 6) - Analyze how an author uses the point of view to develop and contrast the perspective of different characters or narrators in a text Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7) - Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film). 8) Not applicable to literature. 9) - Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 10) - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Build background knowledge and activate prior knowledge in order to make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections that deepen understanding for the text. Informational Text Key Ideas and Details 1) - Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 2) - Analyze informational text development. a. Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text. b. Provide an objective summary of the text that includes the central ideas and their development. 3) - Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events). Craft and Structure 4) - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. 5) - Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas. 6) - Determine an author’s perspective or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7) - Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words). 8) - Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims. 9) - Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 10) - By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.  

Vocabulary

As we proceed through the year, we will be analyzing each of the standards with an emphasis on understanding the standard’s language and applying the skills to our lessons. Literature - Fiction Key Ideas and Details Standard One Vocabulary List Standard Two Vocabulary List Standard Three Vocabulary List Craft and Structure   Standard Four Vocabulary List   Standard Five Vocabulary List   Standard Six Vocabulary List Integration of Ideas   Standard Seven Vocab List   Standard Nine Vocab List   Standard Ten Vocab List Informational Text - Nonfiction Standard One Vocabulary List Standard Two Vocabulary List Standard Three Vocabulary List Standard Four Vocabulary List Standard Five Vocabulary List Standard Six Vocabulary List Standard Seven Vocabulary List Standard Eight Vocabulary List Standard Nine Vocabulary List Standard Ten Vocabulary List