How do our choices affect the consequences that people face?
Days 1-2 - SEED 1
Days 3-5 – PLAN 1
Days 6 - SEED 2
Days 7 - SEED 3
Days 8-9 - SEED 4
Days 10 - SEED 5
Days 11 - SEED 6
Days 12-17 – PLAN 2
Days 18-23 – PLAN 3
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CCSS Standards for this Unit
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Reading: Informational Text
RI.7.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
RI.7.3 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).
RI.7.5 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.
RI.7.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
RI.7.8 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.
Speaking and Listening
SL.7.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one), in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on
others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
L.7.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings