Essential standards as outlined in the TVUSD Unit Plan Organizers for 7th Grade ELA:
Cite several pieces of evidence; determine two or more central ideas/themes in a text; write an accurate objective summary; write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas; determine the meaning of words and phrases used in the text.; write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis; determine a theme and central idea of a text; cite several pieces of evidence; determine two or more central ideas in a text; trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text; write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence; research and study material, as well as track progress.
District language: TVUSD uses Board approved standards based texts that are designed to challenge sophisticated readers and offer diverse stories for diverse students and may sometimes deal with mature topics. If you would like more information about a text being read in class please reach out to the classroom teacher.