My Resources/links

PA Common Core Click here

Standards Aligned System

Learning Games

fun brain
Math games to reinforce skills.

Study/Quiz site:  Quizizz

Links to Seventh Grade Curriculum


Links to Module One: Watsons

Article “The Birmingham Church: The Rest of the Story” Read Magazine 2-16-11

Primary Source- NY times article on bombing

Hunger- short story

First day of School Story- Found in Read magazine Sept 8, 2000 edition. 

Seventh Grade- Gary Soto


Articles on Bullying

Scholastic article

Times Article,28757,2095385,00.html

Bullying Stats

Student example essay

Possible writing topic:

Elementary and secondary schools around the country are

beginning to actively address the problem of bullies. In your

opinion, is bullying an issue that should be addressed by schools or

left to parents? Use specific reasons and examples to support your


Link to writing topic


“Still I Rise”- Maya Angelou

youtube reading-

“Dreams”- Langston Hughes

“Dream Deferred”- Langston Hughes


The Monster in the Cave- Scope 9-3-12, page 17

Grammar help:

Links to Module Two-

Non fiction-

“Opening the book that is Gary Schmidt”

“Malaga Revisited: on a Casco Bay island, a shameful incident in Maine’s history comes to light.”

“Digging for the Truth: Malaga- excavation”

“A Century of Shame”

“A Century After Malaga Island Expulsion, an Apology”

“Gentlemen of the Road”- yellow lit book 257


“To a Dark Girl”

“The Highwayman”- the yellow lit book.

Short Story-

“Heart and Hands” O’Henry in yellow lit book

Picture Book

The Other Side- J. Woodson


“The Monsters are Due on Maple Street”- in the yellow book

Links to Module 3

Novel: Freak the Mighty

Non- fiction-

Growth Disorders

Bionic Body Parts Debate:

Oscar Pistorius And The Olympics: The Controversy Continues

Bionic body parts

Olympics Debate

“The Fight for Real Beauty” article in scope 1-14-13

Short Stories:

“King Arthur: The Sword in the Stone” – page 793- 806  yellow lit book

“Merlin and the Dragons”- 820- 829 yellow lit book


“Frankenstein” Edward Field page 108 yellow book.

Excerpts from “Joyful Noise”

                “Honeybees” page 29-31

                Three more for later


“The Birthmark”- adapted from the Nathaniel Hawthorne story Scholastic Scope magazine- 1-14-13

Links to Module Four Research/ Out of the Dust-

Day of Disaster – Mt Vesusius ; Scope- pages 10- 15

Dust Bowl Video

Dust Bowl Article for Projection

Dust Bowl Mini Page

Dust Bowl- How Stuff Works

Intro to Great Depression

Module Five

Klondike Goldrush

Sleds Dogs- an Alaskan Epic

Historic Sled Dogs-

Wilderness Tips

Do you make buying decisions based on logic or emotion?


Short Stories-

Phaethon- yellow myth book

Icarus- yellow myth book

King Midas and the Golden Touch- yellow lit book


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