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##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. 7.M.EE.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can apply mathematical properties to expand linear expressions, create equivalent expressions, and explain key terms and factors.

2. 7.M.EE.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can rewrite an expression in different forms, and understand the relationship between the different forms and their meanings in a problem context. For example, a + 0.05a = 1.05a means that "increase by 5%" is the same as "multiply by 1.05."

3. 7.M.EE.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can solve multi-step mathematical problems and problems in real-world context posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form. Convert between forms as appropriate and assess the reasonableness of answers. For example, If a woman making \$25 an hour gets a 10% raise, she will make an additional 1/10 of her salary an hour, or \$2.50, for a new salary of \$27.50 per hour.

4. 7.M.EE.B.04a: The Highly Proficient student can create a model and solve real-world or mathematical problems using equations with rational coefficients and explains what the solution means.

5. 7.M.EE.B.04b: The Highly Proficient student can create a model and solve real-world or mathematical problems using inequalities with rational coefficients and explains what the solution means.

6. 7.M.NS.A.01ab: The Highly Proficient student can justify the steps to add and subtract rational numbers and interpret the sums in real world context.

7. 7.M.NS.A.01c: The Highly Proficient student can understand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p – q = p + (–q). The Highly Proficient student can show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real‐ world contexts.

8. 7.M.NS.A.01d: The Highly Proficient student can apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.

9. 7.M.NS.A.02ab: The Highly Proficient student can multiply and divide to justify the product and quotient in real world situations.

10. 7.M.NS.A.02c: The Highly Proficient student can apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide rational numbers.

11. 7.M.NS.A.02d: The Highly Proficient student convert a rational number to a decimal form using long division; know that the decimal form of a rational number terminates in 0s or eventually repeats.

12. 7.M.NS.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can create a story problem to model a given number sentence based on a real-world context and uses this to solve problems.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. 7.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can use a scale drawing to calculate the actual dimensions of a figure and reproduce a scale drawing using a different scale.

2. 7.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can justify the conditions for a unique triangle, more than one triangle or no triangle.

3. 7.M.G.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can explain why the formulas for area and circumference work and explain the relationship between area of a circle and area of a parallelogram.

4. 7.M.G.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can write and solve multi-step equations to find missing angles formed by intersecting lines.

5. 7.M.RP.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can compute unit rates associated with ratios involving both simple and complex fractions, including ratios of quantities measured in like or different units.

6. 7.M.RP.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can describe the constant rate of change and identify, extend, and create a proportional relationship in context.

7. 7.M.RP.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can create equivalent proportional equations that could be used to solve the same ratio/percent problem.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 7.M.G.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can describe and draw 2-D figures that result from slicing a right prism or pyramid.

2. 7.M.G.B.06a: The Highly Proficient student can solve surface area of 3D shapes to solve real world problems.

3. 7.M.G.B.06b: The Highly Proficient student can use relationships between volume and surface area to solve real-world problems.

4. 7.M.SP.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can justify and create the best method to represent the sample and the impact of the prediction.

5. 7.M.SP.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can recognize and justify the relationship between the experimental and theoretical probability.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 7.M.SP.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population; generalizations about a population from a sample are valid only if the sample is representative of that population. The Highly Proficient student can understand that random sampling tends to produce representative samples and support valid inferences.

2. 7.M.SP.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can compare two visual representations of data to make comparative inferences, using measures of central tendency and variability, about two populations in context.

3. 7.M.SP.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can use measures of center and measures of variability for numerical data from random samples to draw informal comparative inferences about two populations. For example, decide whether the words in a chapter of a seventh-grade science book are generally longer than the words in a chapter of a fourth- grade science book.

4. 7.M.SP.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the likelihood of the event occurring. Larger numbers indicate greater likelihood. A probability near 0 indicates an unlikely event, a probability around 1⁄2 indicates an event that is neither unlikely nor likely, and a probability near 1 indicates a likely event.

5. 7.M.SP.C.07: The Highly Proficient student can develop a probability model and use it to find probabilities of events. The Highly Proficient student can compare probabilities from a model to observed frequencies; if the agreement is not good, explain possible sources of the discrepancy.

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. 7.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can cite multiple examples of textual evidence to support their complex analysis and inference.

2. 7.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate themes of a text and analyzes their development over the course of a text while providing a comprehensive, objective summary of a text.

3. 7.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and explain how the elements of a narrative or drama interact.

4. 7.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine the meanings of words and phrases in text; determine the meaning of figurative and connotative words or phrases in a text; analyze and evaluate the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, and analyze and evaluate the impact of rhymes and repetitions of sounds on a poem, story or drama.

5. 7.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of how an author develops the points of view of different complex characters in a text.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. 7.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can apply numerous, strong pieces of textual evidence in supporting a complex inference or analysis of the text.

2. 7.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate two or more central ideas and analyze and objectively summarize their development over the course of a text.

3. 7.R.RI.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and evaluate complex relationships between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.

4. 7.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses while articulating how a different text structure might impact the meaning of the text.

5. 7.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can identify the structural elements in a poem or drama and analyze those to determine meaning and themes.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 7.R.RI.04: The Highly Proficient student can analyze the meaning of words and phrases in text including figurative, connotative, and technical words, and evaluate its effect on meaning and tone.

2. 7.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze an author’s point of view and purpose in a text and evaluate its efficacy.

3. 7.R.RI.07: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate the effectiveness and impact of a text compared to its non-text version and evaluate its impact on the ideas communicated.

4. 7.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate the argument and specific claims in a complex text; cites specific examples to determine whether or not the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

5. 7.R.RI.09:  The Highly Proficient student can analyze and evaluate how different authors writing about the same topic use evidence to support their opinion.

6. 7.R.RL.07: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and critique a multimedia version of a story as compared to its written version and evaluate the impact and effectiveness of specific techniques used in each medium.

7. 7.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast a fictional version of an event with a true version of the same event and analyze how an author uses or changes history.

1. None

##### Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. 7.R.RI.10: The Highly Proficient student can read and comprehend literary nonfiction.

2. 7.R.RL.10: The Highly Proficient student can read and comprehend literature.

##### Quarter 1 Essential Standards:
1. G7.1S.C2.PO1: I can demonstrate safe behavior and appropriate procedures in science activities.

2. 7.RST.01: Using specific information, I can support the reasoning behind my analysis of text.

3. G7.1S.C2.PO4 (Teacher Assessed): I can perform measurements using appropriate scientific tools (e.g., balances, microscopes, probes, micrometers).

4. G7.2S.C2.PO3: I can apply the following scientific processes to other problem solving or decision making situations: - observing - predicting - organizing data - inferring - generating hypotheses - identifying variables - questioning - communicating - comparing - measuring - classifying.

5. G7.1S.C1.PO1: I can create questions based on observations that lead to the development of a hypothesis.

6. G7.1S.C3.PO7: I can formulate new questions based on the results of a previous investigation.

7. G7.1S.C2.PO3 (Teacher Assessed): I can conduct a controlled experiment, using multiple trials, to test a hypothesis.

8. G7.1S.C4.PO4 (Teacher Assessed): I can write clear, step-by-step instructions for following procedures.

9. 7.RST.03: I can follow a multistep procedure when experimenting or measuring.

10. 7.RST.04: I can determine the meaning of symbols, key terms and other scientific vocabulary that are used in text.

##### Quarter 2 Essential Standards:
1. G7.1S.C4.PO2: I can display data collected from an experiment

2. G7.1S.C3.PO3: I can analyze results of an experiment in order to accept or reject a hypothesis.

3. G7.6S.C3.PO6: I can explain the relationship among common objects in the solar system, galaxy, and the universe.

4. 7.RST.07: I can use words and visual information in a text to obtain information about a given topic. (textbooks, magazines, articles, websites or product information)

5. G7.6S.C3.PO5: I can identify the major constellations visible (seasonally) from the Northern Hemisphere:  Orion, Ursa Major (Great Bear), Cygnus, Scorpius, Cassiopeia.

6. G7.6S.C3.PO2: I can construct a model for the positions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon during lunar and solar eclipses.

7. G7.6S.C3.PO4: I can explain the seasons in terms of the tilt of the Earth's axis as the Earth revolves around the Sun.

8. G7.6S.C1.PO2: I can demonstrate the properties and composition of the major layers of the Earth.

##### Quarter 3 Essential Standards:
1. G7.6S.C2.PO3: I can provide evidence that lithospheric plate movements occur.

2. G7.6S.C2.PO5: I can identify landforms created at each type of plate boundary. - mountains - faults - rift valleys - trenches - volcanoes.

3. 7.RST.05: I can identify information in the text by analyzing its structure. (example: heading, subheading) I can identify the parts of a lab report (abstract, background information, data tables and graphs, conclusion.)

4. G7.6S.C1.PO3: I can explain these processes involved in the changes in the Earth's structure: - erosion - deposition - plate tectonics - volcanism.

5. G7.6S.C2.PO2: I can explain how the following rocks can be changed within the rock cycle: - igneous - metamorphic - sedimentary.

6. G7.6S.C1.PO1 (Teacher Assessed): I can classify rocks and minerals by their properties.

7. G7.6S.C1.PO4: I can describe how the rock and fossil record show that environmental conditions have changed over geologic and recent time.

##### Quarter 4 Essential Standards:
1. G7.4S.C3.PO2: I can explain how organisms obtain and use resources to develop and thrive in: - niches - predator/prey relationships.

2. G7.4S.C3.PO1: I can compare food chains and food webs in an ecosystems.

3. G7.4S.C3.PO3: I can analyze the interactions of living organisms with their ecosystems: - limiting factors - carrying capacity.

4. G7.3S.C1.PO1: I can analyze environmental risks caused by human activities.

5. G7.3S.C1.PO2: I can analyze environmental benefits created by human activities.

##### Science Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. 7.RST.10: I can read and comprehend science or technical texts independently.

##### Science Additional Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. G7.2S.C1.PO1: Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations.

2. G7.2S.C1.PO4: Analyze the use of technology in science-related careers.

3. G7.2S.C2.PO1: Describe how science is an ongoing process that changes in response to new information and discoveries.

4. G7.1S.C1.PO2: Select appropriate resources for background information relate to question, for use in the design of a controlled investigation.

5. G7.1S.C1.PO3: Explain the role of a hypothesis in a scientific inquiry.

6. G7.1S.C2.PO5: Keep a record of observations, notes, sketches, questions, and ideas using tools such as written and/or computer logs.

7. G7.1S.C2.PO2: Design an investigation to test individual variables using scientific processes.

8. G7.1S.C3.PO2: Form a logical argument about a correlation between variables or sequence of events (e.g., construct a cause-and-effect chain that explains a sequence of events).

9. G7.1S.C3.PO1: Analyze data obtained in a scientific investigation to identify trends.

10. G7.1S.C3.PO4: Determine validity and reliability of results of an investigation.

11. G7.1S.C3.PO5: Formulate a conclusion based on data analysis.

12. G7.1S.C3.PO6: Refine hypotheses based on results from investigations.

13. G7.1S.C4.PO1: Choose an appropriate graphic representation for collected data: line graph, double bar graph, stem and leaf plot, and histogram.

14. G7.1S.C4.PO3: Communicate the results of an investigation with appropriate use of qualitative and quantitative information.

15. G7.1S.C4.PO5: Communicate the results and conclusion of the investigation.

16. G7.2S.C1.PO2: Describe how a major milestone in science or technology has revolutionized the thinking of the time (e.g., global positioning system, telescopes, seismographs, photography).

17. G7.2S.C1.PO3: Analyze the impact of a major scientific development occurring within the past decade.

18. G7.2S.C2.PO2: Describe how scientific knowledge is subject to change as new information and/or technology challenges prevailing theories.

19. G7.6S.C3.PO1: Explain the phases of the Moon in terms of the relative positions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon.

20. G7.6S.C3.PO3: Explain the interrelationship between the Earth's tides and the Moon.

21. G7.6S.C2.PO4: Explain lithospheric plate movement as a result of convection.

22. G7.6S.C2.PO6: Describe how earthquakes are measured.

23. G7.3S.C2.PO4: Describe a scientific discovery that influences technology.

24. G7.6S.C2.PO1: Explain the rock cycle.

25. G7.4S.C3.PO6: Create a model of the interactions of living organisms within an ecosystem.

26. G7.4S.C3.PO4: Evaluate data related to problems associated with population growth (e.g., overgrazing, forest management, invasion of non-native species) and the possible solutions.

27. G7.4S.C3.PO5: Predict how environmental factors (e.g., floods, droughts, temperature changes) affect survival rates in living organisms.

28. G7.3S.C1.PO3: Propose possible solutions to address the environmental risks in biological or geological systems.

29. G7.3S.C2.PO1Propose viable methods of responding to an identified need or problem.

30. G7.3S.C2.PO2Compare solutions to best address an identified need or problem.

31. G7.3S.C2.PO3Design and construct a solution to an identified need or problem using simple classroom materials.

## Seventh Grade Social Studies Standards

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. 7.SS.C2.01: I can explain how various revolutions and governments have affected people.

2. 7.SS.C4.01: I can compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies to promote the common good.

3. 7.SS.C4.02: I can evaluate how laws are used to solve public problems.

4. 7.SS.C4.03: I can analyze the purpose, process, implementation, and consequences of decision making and public policies in multiple settings.

5. 7.SS.E2.01: I can explain the impact of economic decisions.

6. 7.SS.E2.02: I can evaluate current economic issues in terms of benefits and costs for distinct groups in society.

7. 7.SS.E3.03: I can analyze the influence of institutions such as corporations, non-profits, and labor unions on the economy in a market system.

8. 7.SS.E3.04: I can explain ways in which money facilitates exchange.

9. 7.SS.E5.03: I can explain the benefits and the costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society.

10. 7.SS.G1.01: I can create and read a map that relates to a specific historical event(s).

11. 7.SS.G1.02: I can distinguish between the 5 themes of geography. I can identify types of landforms.

12. 7.SS.G2.01: I can explain factors that shape the environment.

13. 7.SS.G2.02Analyze cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar and different.

14. 7.SS.G3.04Evaluate how human population and movement may cause conflict and promote cooperation.

15. 7.SS.G4.01: I can analyze cultural characteristics of places in the world.

16. 7.SS.G4.02: I can explain how the human and physical characteristics of places influence world trade.

17. 7.SS.G4.03: I can analyze how changes in population distribution patterns affect changes in land use in places and regions.

18. 7.SS.G4.04: I can explain an issue in terms of its scale (local, regional, state, national, or global).

19. 7.SS.H1.01: I can analyze how cultures colonize in North America.

20. 7.SS.H1.02: I can explain the impact of various innovations on historical time periods.

21. 7.SS.H3.01: I can apply various key world views.

22. 7.SS.H3.04: I can explain the contributions of people, groups, and institutions to the past and present.

23. 7.SS.H3.05: I can investigate a significant historical topic from global history that has significance to an issue or topic today.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. 7.SS.C2.01: I can explain how various revolutions and governments have affected people.

2. 7.SS.C4.01: I can compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies to promote the common good.

3. 7.SS.C4.03: I can analyze the purpose, process, implementation, and consequences of decision making and public policies in multiple settings.

4. 7.SS.E2.02: I can evaluate current economic issues in terms of benefits and costs for distinct groups in society.

5. 7.SS.E3.01: I can apply basic economic concepts.

6. 7.SS.E3.02: I can apply concepts of a market economy.

7. 7.SS.E3.03: I can analyze the influence of institutions such as corporations, non-profits, and labor unions on the economy in a market system.

8. 7.SS.E3.04: I can explain ways in which money facilitates exchange.

9. 7.SS.E5.03: I can explain the benefits and the costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society.

10. 7.SS.G2.02Analyze cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar and different.

11. 7.SS.G3.04Evaluate how human population and movement may cause conflict and promote cooperation.

12. 7.SS.G4.03: I can analyze how changes in population distribution patterns affect changes in land use in places and regions.

13. 7.SS.G4.04: I can explain an issue in terms of its scale (local, regional, state, national, or global).

14. 7.SS.H3.01: I can apply various key world views.

15. 7.SS.H3.04: I can explain the contributions of people, groups, and institutions to the past and present.

16. 7.SS.H3.05: I can investigate a significant historical topic from global history that has significance to an issue or topic today.

17. 7.SS.H4.01: I can evaluate how people shape the rules of a country.

18. 8.SS.C1.01 (for Gr. 7): I can explain the ideas and background of the founding documents of the United States.

19. 8.SS.C3.01 (for Gr. 7): I can explain how the political process works at varying levels.

20. 8.SS.C3.02 (for Gr. 7): I can explain my role as a citizen.

21. 8.SS.C3.03 (for Gr. 7): I can explain the use of government structure in the United States.

22. 8.SS.C4.01 (for Gr. 7): I can explain the benefits of societal change.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 7.SS.C4.01: I can compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies to promote the common good.

2. 7.SS.C4.02: I can evaluate how laws are used to solve public problems.

3. 7.SS.C4.03: I can analyze the purpose, process, implementation, and consequences of decision making and public policies in multiple settings.

4. 7.SS.C4.04: I can explain challenges to solving global problems.

5. 7.SS.E2.02: I can evaluate current economic issues in terms of benefits and costs for distinct groups in society.

6. 7.SS.E3.03: I can analyze the influence of institutions such as corporations, non-profits, and labor unions on the economy in a market system.

7. 7.SS.E3.04: I can explain ways in which money facilitates exchange.

8. 7.SS.E5.02: I can compare economic systems.

9. 7.SS.E5.03: I can explain the benefits and the costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society.

10. 7.SS.G1.01: I can create and read a map that relates to a specific historical event(s).

11. 7.SS.G2.01: I can explain factors that shape the environment.

12. 7.SS.G2.02Analyze cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar and different.

13. 7.SS.G3.01: I can explain the impact of transportation, communication, and technology on people.

14. 7.SS.G3.04Evaluate how human population and movement may cause conflict and promote cooperation.

15. 7.SS.G4.03: I can analyze how changes in population distribution patterns affect changes in land use in places and regions.

16. 7.SS.G4.04: I can explain an issue in terms of its scale (local, regional, state, national, or global).

17. 7.SS.H1.02: I can explain the impact of various innovations on historical time periods.

18. 7.SS.H2.01: I can explain the impact of conflict.

19. 7.SS.H2.02: I can explain how societies attempt to resolve conflicts.

20. 7.SS.H3.04: I can explain the contributions of people, groups, and institutions to the past and present.

21. 7.SS.H3.05: I can investigate a significant historical topic from global history that has significance to an issue or topic today.

22. 7.SS.H4.02: I can evaluate the effects of immigration on various groups.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 7.SS.C4.01: I can compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies to promote the common good.

2. 7.SS.C4.02: I can evaluate how laws are used to solve public problems.

3. 7.SS.C4.03: I can analyze the purpose, process, implementation, and consequences of decision making and public policies in multiple settings.

4. 7.SS.C4.04: I can explain challenges to solving global problems.

5. 7.SS.E2.01: I can explain the impact of economic decisions.

6. 7.SS.E2.02: I can evaluate current economic issues in terms of benefits and costs for distinct groups in society.

7. 7.SS.E3.03: I can analyze the influence of institutions such as corporations, non-profits, and labor unions on the economy in a market system.

8. 7.SS.E3.04: I can explain ways in which money facilitates exchange.

9. 7.SS.E5.01: I can explain the effects of trade.

10. 7.SS.E5.03: I can explain the benefits and the costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society.

11. 7.SS.G2.02: Analyze cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar and different.

12. 7.SS.G3.01: I can explain the impact of transportation, communication, and technology on people.

13. 7.SS.G3.02: I can analyze how humans interact with their environment.

14. 7.SS.G3.03: I can explain how humans impact their environment over the long term.

15. 7.SS.G3.04: Evaluate how human population and movement may cause conflict and promote cooperation.

16. 7.SS.G4.03: I can analyze how changes in population distribution patterns affect changes in land use in places and regions.

17. 7.SS.G4.04: I can explain an issue in terms of its scale (local, regional, state, national, or global).

18. 7.SS.H1.02: I can explain the impact of various innovations on historical time periods.

19. 7.SS.H3.02: I can analyze the outcomes of political and economic decisions on societies.

20. 7.SS.H3.03: I can explain how individual rights changed over time.

21. 7.SS.H3.04: I can explain the contributions of people, groups, and institutions to the past and present.

22. 7.SS.H3.05: I can investigate a significant historical topic from global history that has significance to an issue or topic today.

23. 7.SS.H4.02: I can evaluate how laws are used to solve public problems.

24. 8.SS.C2.04 (for Gr. 7): I can explain how immigrants become naturalized citizens.

1. None

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. 7.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can authoritatively determine the meaning of unknown words using a variety of methods.

2. 7.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate deep understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

3. 7.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can learn and use a wide range of vocabulary.

4. 7.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write an informative/explanatory essay that conveys complex ideas/concepts with a strongly developed focus and organization.

5. 7.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information from multiple credible sources and accurately cite them to avoid plagiarism.

6. 7.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their main idea.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. 7.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can learn and use a wide range of vocabulary.

2. 7.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write clear arguments to support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence.

3. 7.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information from multiple credible sources and accurately cite them to avoid plagiarism.

4. 7.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their main idea.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 7.L.01ac: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate correct application and command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

2. 7.L.02ab: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate correct application and command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

3. 7.L.03: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. a. Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.

4. 7.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can write a short research project that answers questions utilizing several sources.

5. 7.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information from multiple credible sources and accurately cite them to avoid plagiarism.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 7.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective narrative techniques.

##### Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. 7.W.04: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. a. Produce clear and coherent functional writing (e.g., formal letters, experiments, notes/messages, labels, timelines, graphs/tables, procedures, invitations, envelopes, maps, captions, diagrams) in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

2. 7.W.05: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

3. 7.W.06: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

4. 7.W.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Parents, these sites are free to use, or have at least some free options. Some may require creating a free account. Once you know the name of the standard your child is working on, try searching within the site for that standard.

#### K-5 Resources

Legends of Learning

Math and science games for elementary and middle school students. Free upgraded access during COVID-19 school closures.

Virtual Field Trips

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

Social Studies Weekly

Social Studies integrated activities and lessons, free during COVID-19 school closures. Largely K-6.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Student/Family Online Resources

Strong Math and ELA focus, but also including some other areas such as technology, movement, and mindfulness.

History

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Highlights Kids

Activities, games, and exploration for many topics at the elementary level.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Reading interactive online episodes to teach K-5 students fundamentals and comprehension skills.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

Mystery Science

Free, engaging science lessons designed for remote learning in grades K-5.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Learning A-Z

Literacy resources, free for the rest of the school year, focused on literacy in a variety of content areas.

ABCYA

Engaging virtual games in a variety of contents, K-6.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

GoNoodle

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Daily cross-curricular activities at the K-6+ level, designed for remote learning.

Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems!

Join the Kennedy Center Artist-in-Residence for daily drawing, doodling, and writing.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

National Geographic Kids

Free games, videos, and exploration on a variety of high-interest topics.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Oxford Owl for Home

Free books, lessons, and activities designed for at-home learning.

PBS Kids

Daily activities, games, and tips to help kids play and learn at home.

Phonics Hero

Step-by-step learning and games in reading and spelling.

Squiggle Park

Starfall

Activities and games in reading development, math, ELA, and music.

Storyline Online

Videos featuring actors reading children's books alongside illustrations.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Reid Park Zoo

Live web cams for elephants, lions, grizzlies, giraffes, and lemurs, and other educational opportunities.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

PBS

Literacy, math, science, and art activities for students up to age 8.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

WordWorld

Interactive books, games, and printable activities.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

Switch Zoo

All about animals. Make and play, watch and listen, or teach and learn.

TIME for Kids

Time magazine but for kids, focused on literacy skills and becoming informed and active citizens.

VOOKS

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

#### Middle School Resources

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Squiggle Park

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Parts of Speech

ELA resource based on parts of speech.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Mood and Tone

A list of descriptive words to pump up the quality of writing.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

#### High School Resources

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

Math Antics

A YouTube channel with great math how-to videos

Educator

Many of these resources require a paid subscription, but some are free to view. Good section on AP classes.

Big History Project

A comprehensive "history of the universe" project.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

Text structures: types, outlines, and examples

Very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing.

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

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