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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

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0915.html#article

Hunger- short story

http://nexuslearning.net/books/Elements_of_Lit_Course5/Black_Boy_1-7.htm

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

Seventh Grade- Gary Soto

file:///C:/Users/alupham/Downloads/7%20(2).pdf

Articles on Bullying

Scholastic article

http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/social-emotional-skills/bullying-and-teasing-no-laughing-matter

Times Article

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/0,28757,2095385,00.html

Bullying Stats

http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/teenage-bullying.html

Student example essay

http://www.teenink.com/opinion/social_issues_civics/article/300324/School-Bullying-and-its-Consequences/

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

position.

Link to writing topic

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/01/how-should-schools-address-bullying/

Poetry-

“Still I Rise”- Maya Angelou

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/still-i-rise/

youtube reading-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqOqo50LSZ0

“Dreams”- Langston Hughes

http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/dreams-2/

“Dream Deferred”- Langston Hughes

http://www.cswnet.com/~menamc/langston.htm

Drama-

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

Grammar help:

http://www.chompchomp.com/

Links to Module Two-

Non fiction-

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756972

“Opening the book that is Gary Schmidt”

https://www.calvin.edu/publications/spark/2006/spring/schmidt.htm

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

http://www.workingwaterfront.com/articles/Malaga-revisited-On-a-Casco-Bay-island-a-shameful-incident-in-Maines-history-comes-to-light/10893/

“Digging for the Truth: Malaga- excavation”

http://www.workingwaterfront.com/articles/Digging-for-Truth-Malaga-excavation-reveals-the-lives-of-an-islands-evicted-residents/11436/

“A Century of Shame”

http://www.pressherald.com/news/a-century-of-shame_2012-05-20.html

“A Century After Malaga Island Expulsion, an Apology”

http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineNewsArchive/tabid/181/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3475/ItemId/13497/Default.aspx

“Gentlemen of the Road”- yellow lit book 257

Poems

“To a Dark Girl”

http://danielleirenejones.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/to-a-dark-girl-by-gwendolyn-bennett-analyzed/

“The Highwayman”- the yellow lit book.

Short Story-

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

Picture Book

The Other Side- J. Woodson

https://hosted320.renlearn.com/25951/

Drama

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

Links to Module 3

Novel: Freak the Mighty

Non- fiction-

Growth Disorders

http://kidshealth.org/kid/grow/body_stuff/growth_disorders.html#

Bionic Body Parts Debate:

Oscar Pistorius And The Olympics: The Controversy Continues

 

http://www.runnersworld.co.za/columns/ask-the-experts/oscar-pistorius-olympics/

Bionic body parts

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/scienceworld/pdfs/SW-021411-bionic.pdf

Olympics Debate

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/olympics/2012/writers/david_epstein/08/03/oscar-pistorius-london-olympics/

“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

Poetry-

“Frankenstein” Edward Field page 108 yellow book.

Excerpts from “Joyful Noise”

                “Honeybees” page 29-31

                Three more for later

Drama-

“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

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756974

Dust Bowl Article for Projection

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756974

Dust Bowl Mini Page

http://www.chron.com/cie/minipage/mini_page_pdf_archive/mp17_100424tab_co.pdf

Dust Bowl- How Stuff Works

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/dust-bowl-cause.htm

Intro to Great Depression

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/dustbowl-great-depression/

Module Five

Klondike Goldrush

http://www.nps.gov/klgo/historyculture/index.htm

Sleds Dogs- an Alaskan Epic

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/sled-dogs-an-alaskan-epic/balto/3145/

Historic Sled Dogs-

http://www.alaska.net/~dogdrivr/old_sleds.htm

Wilderness Tips

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/ultimate-survival-alaska/articles/seven-tips-to-survive-the-frozen-wilderness/

Do you make buying decisions based on logic or emotion?

http://www.today.mccombs.utexas.edu/2010/04/do-you-make-buying-decisions-based-on-logic-or-emotion-a-tale-of-two-chickens

 

Short Stories-

Phaethon- yellow myth book

Icarus- yellow myth book

King Midas and the Golden Touch- yellow lit book

 

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