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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CCSS STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
Reading: Informational Text
RI.7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.7.7 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).
RI.7.10 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.
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.
W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.