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1 Intervention Resource Guide Grade 7 Response to Literature/Text Grade 7 Response to Text 1

2 Table of Contents Seven sections of Reader s Handbook are suggested for instruction. Skill Set and Topic Page Skill Set One: Reading a Short Story 3 Skill Set Two: Reading a Novel 6 Skill Set Three: Focus on Characters 9 Skill Set Four: Focus on Dialogue 12 Skill Set Five: Focus on Plot 15 Skill Set Six: Reading a Poem 18 Skill Set Seven: Reading a Play 21 Four Sections of Write Source are suggested for instruction. Skill Set and Topic Page Skill Set Eight: Writing a Response Paragraph 25 Skill Set Nine: Interpreting a Theme 26 Skill Set Ten: Poetry Review 28 Skill Set Eleven: Responding to Text 29 Across the Curriculum Grade 7 Response to Text 2

3 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 1: Reading a Short Story Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book 114; Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters [back of Teacher s Guide] Overhead Transparencies Nos. 23 and 24 Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Charles by Shirley Jackson Reading Using Graphic Organizers , Strategies Close Reading , Tools Story Organizer , 678 Character Map , 668 Storyboard , 678 Story String , 679 Fiction Organizer , 671 Inference Chart , 672 Plot Diagram , 676 Double-Entry Journal , 671 Venn Diagram , 683 II. Ancillaries Content Page Overhead Previewing a Short Story Nos. 23 and 24 Transparencies Character Map No. 41 Fiction Organizer No. 44 Plot Diagram No. 47 Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Story Organizer, Character Map, Storyboard, Story String, Fiction Organizer, Inference Chart, Plot Diagram, Double-Entry Journal, Venn Diagram Student Applications After Twenty Years by O.Henry Book Grade 7 Response to Text 3

4 Skill Set 1: Reading a Short Story Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview the selection Charles by Shirley Jackson -Introduction of reading strategy: Using Graphic Organizers -Introduction of tool for applying the reading strategy: Story Organizer Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 116 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Read the selection Charles by Shirley Jackson -Additional tools for applying the reading strategy: Character Map Storyboard Story String Fiction Organizer Inference Chart Plot Diagram -Read for information: How Stories Are Organized Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, pages Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Rereading strategy: Close Reading -Tools for applying rereading strategy: Double-Entry Journal Venn Diagram Summary format Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 119 Grade 7 Response to Text 4

5 Skill Set 1: Reading a Short Story (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 206 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources in Parts 1-3 when reading After Twenty Years by Edgar Allan Poe. Grade 7 Response to Text 5

6 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 2: Reading a Novel Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book 115; Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Overhead Transparencies Nos , 41, 44, 47, 48 Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Selection Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Passage from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor Reading Synthesizing , Strategies Using Graphic Organizers , Tools Fiction Organizer 210, , 337, 671 Character Map , 338, 668 Setting Chart , 677 Summary Notes , 680 Plot Diagram , 676 Topic and Theme Organizer , 681 Double-entry Journal , 671 Venn Diagram Story String II. Ancillaries Content Page Overhead Previewing a Novel Nos. 25, 26, 27 Transparencies Fiction Organizer No. 44 Character Map No. 41 Plot Diagram No. 47 Topic and Theme Organizer No. 48 Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Fiction Organizer, Character Map, Setting Chart, Summary Notes, Plot Diagram, Topic and Theme Organizer, Double-entry Journal, Venn Diagram, Story String Student Applications Selection from Don Quixote Book de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Grade 7 Response to Text 6

7 Skill Set 2: Reading a Novel Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview the selection from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor -Introduction of reading strategy: Synthesizing -Introduction of tool for applying the reading strategy: Fiction Organizer Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 120 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Read the selection from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor -Additional tools for applying the reading strategy: Family Tree Web Character Map Setting Chart Summary Notes Timeline Plot Diagram Topic and Theme Organizer Double-Entry Journal -Read for information: How Novels Are Organized Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Rereading strategy: Using Graphic Organizers -Tool for applying rereading strategy: Fiction Organizer Character Map Rating Chart for a Novel Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 123 Grade 7 Response to Text 7

8 Skill Set 2: Reading a Novel (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 219 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Activities may be structured so that students report to the rest of the class after working for 1-3 minutes to complete one part of the task. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources above when reading a selection from Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes. Grade 7 Response to Text 8

9 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 3: Focus on Characters Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book [None] Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Passage from The Cay 342, by Theodore Taylor Reading Using Graphic Organizers , 662 Strategy Tools Character Map , 343, 668 Character Web , 684 Inference Chart , 672 Character Development Chart , 668 II. Ancillaries Content Page Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Character Map, Character Web, Inference Chart, Character Development Chart Student Applications Selection from Onion John Book by Joseph Krumgold Grade 7 Response to Text 9

10 Skill Set 3: Focus on Characters Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Read for information: Major and Minor Characters Clues About Characters -Presentation of tool: Character Map Teacher s Guide, page 221 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Presentation of Reading Strategy: Using Graphic Organizers -Tools for applying reading strategy: Character Web Inference Chart -Read selection from The Cay by Theodore Taylor Teacher s Guide, pages Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, page Additional tool for applying reading strategy: Character Development Chart Teacher s Guide, page 225 Grade 7 Response to Text 10

11 Skill Set 3: Focus on Characters (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 226 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources above when reading a selection from Onion John by Joseph Krumgold. Grade 7 Response to Text 11

12 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 4: Focus on Dialogue Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book 124; Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Passage from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry , by Mildred D. Taylor Reading Close Reading Strategy Tools Double-Entry Journal , 671 Reading Log 366 Thinking Tree: Dialogue II. Ancillaries Content Page Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Double-Entry Journal, Thinking Tree: Dialogue Student Applications Selection from The Adventures of Book the Dying Detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Grade 7 Response to Text 12

13 Skill Set 4: Focus on Dialogue Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview the selection from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor -Read for information: Quotation Marks and Speech Tags New Paragraph for New Speaker Continued Dialogue Quote Within a Quote Teacher s Guide, page 233 Lesson Plan Book, page 126 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Presentation of Reading Strategy: Close Reading -Tools for applying reading strategy: Double-Entry Journal Reading Log Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, pages Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, page 367 -Additional tool for applying reading strategy: Thinking Tree Dialogue -Read for information: Summing Up Teacher s Guide, page 235 Lesson Plan Book, page 129 Grade 7 Response to Text 13

14 Skill Set 4: Focus on Dialogue (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 236 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Activities may be structured so that students report to the rest of the class after working for 1-3 minutes to complete one part of the task. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources above when reading a passage from The Adventure of the Dying Detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Grade 7 Response to Text 14

15 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 5: Focus on Plot Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book [None] Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Passage from Last Cover 370, 372 by Paul Annixter Reading Using Graphic Organizers , 662 Strategy Tools Plot Diagram 238, , 375, 676 Plot and Subplot , 678 Story Organizer , 678 II. Ancillaries Content Page Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Plot Diagram, Story Organizer Student Applications Passage from Little Red Cap Book by The Brothers Grimm Grade 7 Response to Text 15

16 Skill Set : Focus on Plot Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview the selection from Last Cover by Paul Annixter -Read for information: Parts of a Plot Teacher s Guide, page 238 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Presentation of Reading Strategy: Using Graphic Organizers -Tools for applying reading strategy: Story Board Story Organizer Teacher s Guide, page 239 Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Additional tool for applying reading strategy: Journal Response Plot Diagram Teacher s Guide, page 240 Grade 7 Response to Text 16

17 Skill Set 5: Focus on Plot (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 241 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources above when reading from Little Red Cap by The Brothers Grimm. Grade 7 Response to Text 17

18 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 6: Reading a Poem Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book 144, Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Overhead Transparency No. 28 Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Winter Poem 410, 418 by Nikki Giovanni Reading Close Reading , Strategy Paraphrasing , Tools Double-Entry Journal 268, 269, , 415, 671 Paraphrase Chart , 676 II. Ancillaries Content Page Overhead Previewing a Poem No. 28 Transparency Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Double-Entry Journal, Paraphrase or Retelling Chart Student Applications Hiawatha s Childhood Book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Grade 7 Response to Text 18

19 Skill Set 6: Reading a Poem Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview Winter Poem by Nikki Giovanni -Introduction of Reading Strategy Close Reading -Tool for applying the reading strategy: Double-Entry Journal Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 146 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Read Winter Poem by Nikki Giovanni -Additional tools for applying the reading strategy: Double-Entry Journal Enjoyment Double-Entry Journal Meaning Double-Entry Journal Structure and Language Double-Entry Journal Feeling -Reading for information: How Poems Are Organized Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, pages Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Rereading Strategy: Paraphrasing -Tool for applying the rereading strategy: Paraphrase Chart Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 149 Grade 7 Response to Text 19

20 Skill Set 6: Reading a Poem (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 275 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Activities may be structured so that students report to the rest of the class after working for 1-3 minutes to complete one part of the task. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources for Parts 1-3 when reading the poem Hiawatha s Childhood by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Grade 7 Response to Text 20

21 Unit: Response to Literature Skill Set 7: Reading a Play Lesson Resources Texts Pages Lesson Plan Book 154, Reader s Handbook Teacher s Guide Student Applications Book Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Overhead Transparencies Nos. 29, 30 Website (visit the rehand link) I. Overview Teacher s Reader s Content Guide Handbook page page Selection Passage from The Diary of Anne Frank , by Anne Frank Reading Summarizing , Strategy Visualizing and Thinking Aloud , Tools Magnet Summary 312, , 481, 674 Summary Notes , 680 Character Map , 668 Plot Diagram , 676 Storyboard , 678 II. Ancillaries Content Page Overhead Previewing a Play Nos. 29 and 30 Transparencies Character Map No. 41 Plot Diagram No. 47 Blackline Masters (back of Teacher s Guide) Magnet Summary, Summary Notes, Character Map, Plot Diagram, Storyboard Student Applications Selection based on Pyramus Book and Thisbe by Thomas Bulfinch Grade 7 Response to Text 21

22 Skill Set 7: Reading a Play Part 1: Before Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Preview The Diary of Anne Frank -Introduction of Reading Strategy: Summarizing -Tool for applying the reading strategy: Magnet Summary Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, page 156 Part 2: During Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Read an excerpt from The Diary of Anne Frank -Additional tools for applying the reading strategy: Summary Notes Character Map Plot Diagram -Reading for information: How Plays Are Organized Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, pages Part 3: After Reading Resource: Reader s Handbook, pages Rereading Strategy: Visualizing and Thinking Aloud -Tool for applying the rereading strategy: Storyboard Teacher s Guide, pages Lesson Plan Book, pages 159 Grade 7 Response to Text 22

23 Skill Set 7: Reading a Play (continued) Part 4: Assessment and Application Resources: Teacher s Guide, page 320 Teachers might structure activities so that students work with partners or in groups of four to complete them. Student Applications Book, pages Teacher guides students to apply the steps followed in the lesson resources above when reading a selection from Trifles by Susan Glaspell. Grade 7 Response to Text 23

24 Unit: Response to Literature Overview of Instruction from Write Source Skill Sets 8-10: Responding to Text Texts Pages Write Source, Pupil s Edition Write Source, Teacher s Edition 282A-341 Website (visit the iwrite link) Synopsis of Concepts Writing Forms Response Paragraph Story Interpretation Essay Poetry Review Response to Literature Across the Curriculum Focus on Six Ideas: State the theme and show insight into Traits of Writing a character with a clear focus statement. Organization: Create a flow from one idea to the next with transitions. Voice: Use a voice that reminds the reader of the feeling in the text. Word Choice: Choose clear, concise words. Sentence Fluency: Combine short, choppy sentences and fix run-on sentences. Conventions: Check for errors in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar. Opportunities to analyze sample responses to literature Three prompts and reading selections presented Three sample responses presented Teacher commentary presented for each response Grade 7 Response to Text 24

25 Skill Set 8: Writing a Response Paragraph Part 1: Introduction Resource: Write Source, page Presentation of a model student paragraph -Students evaluate the paragraph. Part 2: Applying the Writing Process to a Response Paragraph Resource: Write Source: pages Prewriting -Writing -Revising -Editing Part 3: Integrated Writing Skills Resource: Write Source: pages 532 and 652 -Writing About a Person -Using the Right Word Part 4: Integrated Grammar Skills Resource: Write Source: pages 600 and 602 Punctuation of Titles Grade 7 Response to Text 25

26 Skill Set 9: Interpreting a Story Part 1: Introduction Resource: Write Source, pages Understanding the goal Discussion of six traits -Presentation of a model student phase autobiography Part 2: The Writing Process Applied to Interpreting a Story Resource: Write Source, pages Prewriting -Writing -Revising Focus on five of the six traits -Editing Focus on conventions -Publishing Part 3: Evaluate Story Interpretations Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of rubric -One student analysis in textbook -Two student analyses on blackline masters Grade 7 Response to Text 26

27 Skill Set 9: Interpreting a Story (continued) Part 4: Integrated Writing Skills Resource: Write Source, page 539 Develop Coherence Part 5: Integrated Grammar Skills Resource: Write Source, pages 483 and 506 -Verb Tenses -Avoid Run-On Sentences Grade 7 Response to Text 27

28 Skill Set 10: Poetry Review Part 1:Introduction Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of a student model poetry review Part 2: The Writing Process Applied to a Letter to an Author Resource: Write Source, pages Prewriting -Writing -Revising Five of the six traits used as guidelines -Editing Conventions used as guidelines -Publishing Part 3: Integrated Grammar Skills Resource: Write Source, pages 600 and 642 -Punctuation of Titles -Spelling Grade 7 Response to Text 28

29 Skill Set 11: Responding to Text Across the Curriculum Part 1: Social Studies Interviewing a Person from History Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of student model -Explanation of writing tips Before writing During writing After writing -Opportunity to write a conversation with a person from history Part 2: Science Summarizing a Science Article Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of student model -Explanation of writing tips Before writing During writing After writing -Opportunity to summarize an article from a newspaper or magazine Part 3: Practical Writing Evaluating a Book Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of student model -Explanation of writing tips Before writing During writing After writing -Opportunity to evaluate a recently read book Grade 7 Response to Text 29

30 Skill Set 11: Responding to Text Across the Curriculum (continued) Part 5: Writing for Assessment Resource: Write Source, pages Presentation of literature prompt -Presentation of literature selection with student notes -Presentation of model student response -Presentation of second literature prompt -Presentation of second literature selection -Opportunity for students to respond to the second prompt Grade 7 Response to Text 30

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