Week 5 Reading Comprehension (E-5). This reading segment describes how a membrane allows things to move in and out of the cell. Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science.
7th Grade Reading: Informational Text
For seventh graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of the deeper tasks involved in reading a non-fiction text. No matter what they are reading, the standards require students to increase the complexity in the texts they read and deepen their understanding of the connections within and between texts. Among the complete standards for this grade, seventh graders will be asked to: support a textual analysis with multiple direct citations and textual inferences, analyze the structure that authors use within a text to convey meaning, understand how an author has structured their writing to distinguish their meaning and analysis from other texts on the same subject, begin to analyze how stories change when presented in audio, video or multimedia versions of the text, read text appropriate to grade level while increasing in the level of text complexity throughout the year.
Week 6 Reading Comprehension (E-6). A passage about early Native American Indian groups and how they bartered for goods. Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences.
Week 3 Reading Comprehension (E-3). Reading passage and questions about the customs and traditions of native American Indian groups in rth America Cross-Curricular Focus: History / Social Sciences.
This worksheet on drawing conclusions will take your student into the realm of fantasy.
Teach your students how to organize their writing with this helpful Main Idea Organizer. Students will be asked to complete the worksheet by writing their own main idea, three details, and a summary. This will help your students better understand how to organize their ideas for writing in the future, especially when writing an essay!
Sometimes it is difficult to know what the author means when you read his writing. Figurative language can be hard to understand. Here is a free worksheet with an excerpt fom Across the Plains to print out. After your students read it, they will answer questions on what the author meant when he said certain things.
Week 25 Reading Comprehension (E-25). A reading passage about water’s three different forms or states: solid, liquid, gas. Cross-Curricular Focus: Earth Science.
Week 2 Reading Comprehension (E-2). This passage describes how living things are made up of cells, and cells have specific structure Cross-Curricular Focus: Life Science.
Your student can read about the life of Abraham Lincoln and write a short summary in this worksheet.
Your student will read a short informational passage about the coyote and then practice finding supporting evidence.
Your student will use visual clues to make inferences about a group of pictures in this worksheet.
Your student will determine the contextual meaning of words in this informative passage about earthquakes.
Your student will learn about the Grand Canyon and determine the meanings of words in the passage.
Here’s some inference practice for your middle school student.
Staying organized can be difficult, especially when you are trying to keep your writing and ideas well organized. With this printable Main Idea Graphic Organizer, students can keep their thoughts and ideas organized and separated based on their order of importance.
Susan B. Anthony was very important in women’s right to vote. Here is a exercise for students to read and then answer related questions.
In this worksheet, your student will be asked to analyze the influence of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Americans.