Welcome to the
Greenwich Middle School
7th Grade Readers and Writers Workshop Program

7th Grade Language Arts: READING

7th Grade Language Arts: WRITINGwriting-workshop-image.jpg
Links to Teacher Workshop Websites

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Word StudyEnter New Word

Memoir UnitDiaries, Journals and Memoirs from American History
Memoir Book Lists (multiple genres)

Social Justice UnitSocial Issues Bends in the Road and Mini-LessonsSocial Justice Planning SheetList of Social Issues

SBAC - Common Core - ARGUMENT UNITArgument Writing Help40 Argument Writing TopicsNew York Times - Room for Debate(100's of Arguments on 100's of Topics)Classic Essays and Speeches (Argument Reading Unit)Argument Essay RubricProYouthDebate TopicsProCon- Both Sides of an IssueMiddle School Debate TopicsDebatabase - Excellent Resource, Includes Research

Argument and Lit Essay Unit Support ResourcesUsing EvidenceUsing Research and Evidence OWL Front Pages from Around the World (Newseum)
UNC Writing Center - All Aspects of Argument WritingArgument Lesson PlanDebateNotes: Using and Citing Evidence

Lit Essay UNITSmartPop Book Collection of Lit Essays

Book/Literature ListsSocial Issues Book ListList of Short TextsList of Historical Fiction Texts->1870-WWI->1920-WWII->Post-WWII-1999Elementary and Middle School Texts with DRA Levels

Book Project IdeasList of 140 Ideas
341 More Ideas
Reading ProjectReal Book Trailers (To stir interest in books/reading or to use as models for a project)Book ScreeningsBook Trailers for Kids and Teens

Other Helpful Links and ResourcesWordpress - Reading Zone (book lists+)Reviving the Essay- How to Teach Structure Without Formula

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