Grade 7 Literacy

The Grade 7 Literacy library provides access to classic and modern literature, real-world informational texts, text-dependent questions, images, interactivities, and videos that will keep students on track to achieve the Common Core State Standards. The selection of activities for each topic can be customized to ensure rigor and balance for all types of learners.

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Go to Physical Science Article: Now You See It, Soon You Won't

Physical Science Article: Now You See It, Soon You Won't

Read this informational text from Odyssey magazine to understand the science behind making objects disappear.

Go to Economics Text-Dependent Questions: War Weary

Economics Text-Dependent Questions: War Weary

Use these text-dependent questions to guide students through a close reading of the informational text from Cobblestone magazine, "War Weary." Don't forget, we also have answers to these questions just for teachers.

Go to Adventure Image: Luminous in James and the Giant Peach

Adventure Image: Luminous in James and the Giant Peach

Use this image of a glowing zebra fish to help students develop the academic vocabulary word luminous from "James and the Giant Peach."

Go to World Literature Video: A Video Interview with Katherine Paterson

World Literature Video: A Video Interview with Katherine Paterson

Use these video interviews with Katherine Paterson to build students' knowledge on her books.

Go to Reading Visual Aid: Author's Purpose

Reading Visual Aid: Author's Purpose

Use this visual aid to teach or reteach the skill author's purpose.