7th Grade English Language Arts - Informational Text
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0701.6.1 Reading Comprehension - Use previously learned strategies to comprehend informational texts (e.g., formulating questions before, during, and after reading; visualize, predict, identify the writer's purpose). 0701.6.2 Identify Main Idea - Identify/infer the details that support the main idea of an informational text and identify the details supporting it. 0701.6.3 Relationships - Recognize clear, but subtly stated relationships among ideas (e.g., cause-effect, comparative, sequential) in informational texts. 0701.6.4 Inferences - Make inferences and draw conclusions. 0701.6.5 Summarize - Summarize succinctly the main idea and supporting details (presented as text and/or visuals) in informational texts. 0701.6.6 Paraphrase & Critique - Summarize, paraphrase, and critique texts (informational and literary). 0701.6.7 Identify Organizational Structure - Identify the organizational structures of informational texts (e.g., chronological, sequential, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, problem-solution). 0701.6.8 Print Format - Recognize that print format varies according to purpose and genre (e.g., prose, poetry, newspaper/magazine, letters, dramas, technical manuals, textbooks). 0701.6.9 Text Features - Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, tables of content, footnotes, illustrations). 0701.6.10 Graphs & Charts - Comprehend and interpret factual, quantitative, technical, or mathematical information presented in maps, charts, graphs, time lines, tables, and diagrams. 0701.6.11 Follow Instructions - Follow instructions in informational or technical texts. SPI 0701.6.1 Questioning - Formulate clarifying questions before, during, or after reading. SPI 0701.6.2 Main Idea - Identify the main idea and supporting details in text. SPI 0701.6.3 Use Text Features - Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, footnotes). SPI 0701.6.4 Charts & Graphs - Interpret factual, quantitative, technical, or mathematical information presented in text features (e.g., maps, charts, graphs, time lines, tables, and diagrams). SPI 0701.6.5 Sequence - Choose the correct order of a set of instructions. SPI 0701.6.6 Organizational Structure - Identify the organizational structure of an informational text (i.e., chronological, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, sequential, problem-solution). Review Help Resources to help review Seventh Grade English Language Arts standards