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Daily Warm-Ups: Reading Grade 7

Daily Warm-Ups: Reading Grade 7

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 7

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Puss in Boots 90
Felicia and the Carnations 91
The Firebird 92
Prince Ricky 93
The Old Woman and the Doctor 94
Mercury and the Woodman 95
The Bear and the Travelers 96
The Stag at the Pool 97
Two Fables 98
Samar and the Tigers 99
The Turtle and the Lizard 100
The Perfect Princess 101
The Lynx and the Hare: A Chippewa Fable 102
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Held for Ransom 105
Friend or Foe 106
Salvage, Anyone? 107
Space Wars 108
Leap from the Sky 109
Maria Isabella Boyd 110
The Raft 111
The Midnight Ride 112
Bombs Away 113
Texas Quilts 114
Farewell at Independence, Missouri 115
Penicillium 116
Kit 117
Labor for Grain 118
Golf for Everyone 119
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Change of Plans 121
Climb a Mountain 122
Friendly Ferns 123
Fast Pitch 124
Rescue Companion 125
Perfect Planets 126
Restart 127
Tunnel Tour 128
Mountains and Mushrooms 129
Runaway 130
Morning Meal 131
Kite Competition 132
Runner-Up 133
A New Language 134
Return of the Aunts 135
From the Depths 136
Green Goo 137
Adventure Hike 138
Security Guards 139
Island of Mystery 140
Reaching for the Heights 141
Surf’s Up! 142
Stranded! 143
The Case of the Missing Reed 144
The Kraken 145
Hummock Trail 146
Dinner Biscuits 147
Go-Cart Adventure 148
State Fair 149
The Walking Dead? 150
A Deal with a Gremlin 151
Northern Night 152
Riches to Rags 153
The Storytellers 154
Tick Tock 155
The Figurine 156
A Twist of Fate 157
The Gift of Sight 158
The Statue 159
The Cheshire Cat 160
Thoughts From a Muse 161
The Time Machine 162
Dragon Games 163
Monster Camp 164
Shadows 165
The Electric Touch 166

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Puss in Boots 90
The Firebird 92
Prince Ricky 93
The Old Woman and the Doctor 94
Mercury and the Woodman 95
The Bear and the Travelers 96
The Stag at the Pool 97
Two Fables 98
Samar and the Tigers 99
The Lynx and the Hare: A Chippewa Fable 102
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Held for Ransom 105
Salvage, Anyone? 107
Space Wars 108
Leap from the Sky 109
Maria Isabella Boyd 110
The Raft 111
Texas Quilts 114
Farewell at Independence, Missouri 115
Penicillium 116
Kit 117
Labor for Grain 118
Golf for Everyone 119
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Climb a Mountain 122
Friendly Ferns 123
Fast Pitch 124
Perfect Planets 126
Tunnel Tour 128
Mountains and Mushrooms 129
Kite Competition 132
Runner-Up 133
A New Language 134
Return of the Aunts 135
Adventure Hike 138
Security Guards 139
Island of Mystery 140
Surf’s Up! 142
Stranded! 143
Hummock Trail 146
Go-Cart Adventure 148
The Walking Dead? 150
The Figurine 156
The Statue 159
Dragon Games 163
Monster Camp 164
The Electric Touch 166

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Puss in Boots 90
Felicia and the Carnations 91
The Old Woman and the Doctor 94
The Bear and the Travelers 96
The Stag at the Pool 97
Two Fables 98
The Turtle and the Lizard 100
The Perfect Princess 101
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Held for Ransom 105
Salvage, Anyone? 107
Space Wars 108
The Midnight Ride 112
Bombs Away 113
Penicillium 116
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Change of Plans 121
Climb a Mountain 122
Rescue Companion 125
Perfect Planets 126
Restart 127
Tunnel Tour 128
Runaway 130
Kite Competition 132
A New Language 134
Return of the Aunts 135
From the Depths 136
Green Goo 137
Adventure Hike 138
Reaching for the Heights 141
Stranded! 143
The Kraken 145
State Fair 149
A Deal with a Gremlin 151
Northern Night 152
The Storytellers 154
The Cheshire Cat 160
The Time Machine 162
Dragon Games 163
Monster Camp 164
Shadows 165
The Electric Touch 166

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.7.6: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Felicia and the Carnations 91
Prince Ricky 93
Mercury and the Woodman 95
Two Fables 98
The Turtle and the Lizard 100
The Perfect Princess 101
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Friend or Foe 106
Space Wars 108
The Raft 111
Kit 117
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Friendly Ferns 123
Fast Pitch 124
Restart 127
Mountains and Mushrooms 129
Security Guards 139
The Storytellers 154
Tick Tock 155

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.7.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Puss in Boots 90
Felicia and the Carnations 91
The Firebird 92
Prince Ricky 93
The Old Woman and the Doctor 94
Mercury and the Woodman 95
The Bear and the Travelers 96
The Stag at the Pool 97
Two Fables 98
Samar and the Tigers 99
The Turtle and the Lizard 100
The Perfect Princess 101
The Lynx and the Hare: A Chippewa Fable 102
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Held for Ransom 105
Friend or Foe 106
Salvage, Anyone? 107
Space Wars 108
Leap from the Sky 109
Maria Isabella Boyd 110
The Raft 111
The Midnight Ride 112
Bombs Away 113
Texas Quilts 114
Farewell at Independence, Missouri 115
Penicillium 116
Kit 117
Labor for Grain 118
Golf for Everyone 119
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Change of Plans 121
Climb a Mountain 122
Friendly Ferns 123
Fast Pitch 124
Rescue Companion 125
Perfect Planets 126
Restart 127
Tunnel Tour 128
Mountains and Mushrooms 129
Runaway 130
Morning Meal 131
Kite Competition 132
Runner-Up 133
A New Language 134
Return of the Aunts 135
From the Depths 136
Green Goo 137
Adventure Hike 138
Security Guards 139
Island of Mystery 140
Reaching for the Heights 141
Surf’s Up! 142
Stranded! 143
The Case of the Missing Reed 144
The Kraken 145
Hummock Trail 146
Dinner Biscuits 147
Go-Cart Adventure 148
State Fair 149
The Walking Dead? 150
A Deal with a Gremlin 151
Northern Night 152
Riches to Rags 153
The Storytellers 154
Tick Tock 155
The Figurine 156
A Twist of Fate 157
The Gift of Sight 158
The Statue 159
The Cheshire Cat 160
Thoughts From a Muse 161
The Time Machine 162
Dragon Games 163
Monster Camp 164
Shadows 165
The Electric Touch 166

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.7.9: Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Passage Page
Storms of Life 104
Space Wars 108
The Raft 111
The Midnight Ride 112

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.7.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Page
Bearskin 89
Puss in Boots 90
Felicia and the Carnations 91
The Firebird 92
Prince Ricky 93
The Old Woman and the Doctor 94
Mercury and the Woodman 95
The Bear and the Travelers 96
The Stag at the Pool 97
Two Fables 98
Samar and the Tigers 99
The Turtle and the Lizard 100
The Perfect Princess 101
The Lynx and the Hare: A Chippewa Fable 102
The Miserly Farmer 103
Storms of Life 104
Held for Ransom 105
Friend or Foe 106
Salvage, Anyone? 107
Space Wars 108
Leap from the Sky 109
Maria Isabella Boyd 110
The Raft 111
The Midnight Ride 112
Bombs Away 113
Texas Quilts 114
Farewell at Independence, Missouri 115
Penicillium 116
Kit 117
Labor for Grain 118
Golf for Everyone 119
Meeting of Two Worlds 120
Change of Plans 121
Climb a Mountain 122
Friendly Ferns 123
Fast Pitch 124
Rescue Companion 125
Perfect Planets 126
Restart 127
Tunnel Tour 128
Mountains and Mushrooms 129
Runaway 130
Morning Meal 131
Kite Competition 132
Runner-Up 133
A New Language 134
Return of the Aunts 135
From the Depths 136
Green Goo 137
Adventure Hike 138
Security Guards 139
Island of Mystery 140
Reaching for the Heights 141
Surf’s Up! 142
Stranded! 143
The Case of the Missing Reed 144
The Kraken 145
Hummock Trail 146
Dinner Biscuits 147
Go-Cart Adventure 148
State Fair 149
The Walking Dead? 150
A Deal with a Gremlin 151
Northern Night 152
Riches to Rags 153
The Storytellers 154
Tick Tock 155
The Figurine 156
A Twist of Fate 157
The Gift of Sight 158
The Statue 159
The Cheshire Cat 160
Thoughts From a Muse 161
The Time Machine 162
Dragon Games 163
Monster Camp 164
Shadows 165
The Electric Touch 166

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 7

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Page
A Forest Secret 9
Animal Intelligence 10
Long-Distance Travelers 11
The Jumping Spider 12
Nature’s Helicopters 17
The African Generuk 18
The Climbing Rodent 20
Cave Dwellers 22
Animals and Humans 23
Sir Thomas More 26
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Stronger Than Steel 30
The Father of Public Libraries 33
Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware 40
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
Microbursts 56
The Science of Color 60
Physics for Our Amusement 64
Antarctic Ice Sheet 65
Football for Kids 71
Men on Mars? 72
United States Spy Agencies 74
Is Recycling Worth It? 78
Virtual Learning 86

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

Passage Page
A Forest Secret 9
Animal Intelligence 10
Long-Distance Travelers 11
Swimming with the Turtles 13
The Rare Dolphin 14
Blue Dragons 15
Pippi 16
Nature’s Helicopters 17
The African Generuk 18
Deadly Delicacy 19
Panda Ants 21
Animals and Humans 23
The Unknown Winston Churchill 24
Lawrence of Arabia 25
Sir Thomas More 26
Olympic Inspiration 27
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Stronger Than Steel 30
Just an Ordinary Guy 31
Woman of Justice 32
The Father of Public Libraries 33
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister 34
Author of Adventure 35
Pelé 36
Harland David Sanders 37
Walt Disney's Greatest Storyman 38
Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize Winner 39
Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware 40
Animated Cartoons 41
Handheld Calculators 42
The Emancipation Proclamation 43
Prohibition 44
The Great American Dessert 45
The History of Airships 46
Pirates of the South China Sea 47
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
The Louisiana Purchase 49
Julius Caesar, Kidnapped 50
That Phone in Your Pocket 51
Livestock Reduction 52
Salt of the Earth 53
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Braces 55
Microbursts 56
Invasive Plant Species 57
Twins 58
"Beam Me Up" 59
The Science of Color 60
How Are Mountains Formed? 62
Telling Time Without a Clock 63
Physics for Our Amusement 64
Antarctic Ice Sheet 65
Garbage to Good 66
How We Use Corn 68
International Space Station 69
Football for Kids 71
The Philippines 73
3D Printing 77
Meteorites on Earth 80
Electric Cars 81
Tree Climbing: Not Just for Kids 82
Travel of the Future 84
Virtual Learning 86

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Page
A Forest Secret 9
Animal Intelligence 10
Long-Distance Travelers 11
The Jumping Spider 12
Swimming with the Turtles 13
The Rare Dolphin 14
Blue Dragons 15
Pippi 16
Nature’s Helicopters 17
The African Generuk 18
Deadly Delicacy 19
The Climbing Rodent 20
Panda Ants 21
Cave Dwellers 22
Animals and Humans 23
The Unknown Winston Churchill 24
Lawrence of Arabia 25
Sir Thomas More 26
Olympic Inspiration 27
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Stronger Than Steel 30
Just an Ordinary Guy 31
Woman of Justice 32
The Father of Public Libraries 33
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister 34
Author of Adventure 35
Pelé 36
Harland David Sanders 37
Walt Disney's Greatest Storyman 38
Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize Winner 39
Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware 40
Animated Cartoons 41
Handheld Calculators 42
The Emancipation Proclamation 43
Prohibition 44
The Great American Dessert 45
The History of Airships 46
Pirates of the South China Sea 47
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
The Louisiana Purchase 49
Julius Caesar, Kidnapped 50
That Phone in Your Pocket 51
Livestock Reduction 52
Salt of the Earth 53
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Braces 55
Microbursts 56
Invasive Plant Species 57
Twins 58
"Beam Me Up" 59
The Science of Color 60
Audiology 61
How Are Mountains Formed? 62
Telling Time Without a Clock 63
Physics for Our Amusement 64
Antarctic Ice Sheet 65
Garbage to Good 66
The Exciting Field of Engineering 67
How We Use Corn 68
International Space Station 69
Geothermal Energy 70
Football for Kids 71
Men on Mars? 72
The Philippines 73
United States Spy Agencies 74
Word of the Year 75
Global Warming 76
3D Printing 77
Is Recycling Worth It? 78
The Homework Debate 79
Meteorites on Earth 80
Electric Cars 81
Tree Climbing: Not Just for Kids 82
Weather Is a Current Event 83
Travel of the Future 84
The State of Hawaii 85
Virtual Learning 86

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.7.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Passage Page
A Forest Secret 9
Animal Intelligence 10
Long-Distance Travelers 11
The Jumping Spider 12
Swimming with the Turtles 13
The Rare Dolphin 14
Blue Dragons 15
Pippi 16
Nature’s Helicopters 17
The African Generuk 18
Deadly Delicacy 19
The Climbing Rodent 20
Panda Ants 21
Cave Dwellers 22
Animals and Humans 23
The Unknown Winston Churchill 24
Lawrence of Arabia 25
Sir Thomas More 26
Olympic Inspiration 27
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Stronger Than Steel 30
Just an Ordinary Guy 31
Woman of Justice 32
The Father of Public Libraries 33
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister 34
Author of Adventure 35
Pelé 36
Harland David Sanders 37
Walt Disney's Greatest Storyman 38
Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize Winner 39
Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware 40
Animated Cartoons 41
Handheld Calculators 42
The Emancipation Proclamation 43
Prohibition 44
The Great American Dessert 45
The History of Airships 46
Pirates of the South China Sea 47
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
The Louisiana Purchase 49
Julius Caesar, Kidnapped 50
That Phone in Your Pocket 51
Livestock Reduction 52
Salt of the Earth 53
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Braces 55
Microbursts 56
Invasive Plant Species 57
Twins 58
"Beam Me Up" 59
The Science of Color 60
Audiology 61
How Are Mountains Formed? 62
Telling Time Without a Clock 63
Physics for Our Amusement 64
Antarctic Ice Sheet 65
Garbage to Good 66
The Exciting Field of Engineering 67
How We Use Corn 68
International Space Station 69
Geothermal Energy 70
Football for Kids 71
Men on Mars? 72
The Philippines 73
United States Spy Agencies 74
Word of the Year 75
Global Warming 76
3D Printing 77
Is Recycling Worth It? 78
The Homework Debate 79
Meteorites on Earth 80
Electric Cars 81
Tree Climbing: Not Just for Kids 82
Weather Is a Current Event 83
Travel of the Future 84
The State of Hawaii 85
Virtual Learning 86

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.7.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

Passage Page
The Jumping Spider 12
Swimming with the Turtles 13
Blue Dragons 15
Nature’s Helicopters 17
Deadly Delicacy 19
Panda Ants 21
Animals and Humans 23
Pelé 36
Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize Winner 39
Livestock Reduction 52
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Microbursts 56
The Science of Color 60
Audiology 61
The Exciting Field of Engineering 67
International Space Station 69
Men on Mars? 72
3D Printing 77
Meteorites on Earth 80
Tree Climbing: Not Just for Kids 82
Weather Is a Current Event 83
Travel of the Future 84

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.7.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

Passage Page
Animal Intelligence 10
The Jumping Spider 12
The Rare Dolphin 14
Nature’s Helicopters 17
Panda Ants 21
Cave Dwellers 22
Animals and Humans 23
The Unknown Winston Churchill 24
Lawrence of Arabia 25
Sir Thomas More 26
Olympic Inspiration 27
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Just an Ordinary Guy 31
Woman of Justice 32
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister 34
Walt Disney's Greatest Storyman 38
Animated Cartoons 41
Handheld Calculators 42
The Emancipation Proclamation 43
Prohibition 44
The Great American Dessert 45
The History of Airships 46
Pirates of the South China Sea 47
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
Julius Caesar, Kidnapped 50
Livestock Reduction 52
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Braces 55
Invasive Plant Species 57
Twins 58
"Beam Me Up" 59
The Science of Color 60
Audiology 61
Telling Time Without a Clock 63
Garbage to Good 66
The Exciting Field of Engineering 67
How We Use Corn 68
International Space Station 69
Geothermal Energy 70
Football for Kids 71
Men on Mars? 72
United States Spy Agencies 74
Global Warming 76
Is Recycling Worth It? 78
The Homework Debate 79
Meteorites on Earth 80
Electric Cars 81
Weather Is a Current Event 83
Travel of the Future 84
The State of Hawaii 85
Virtual Learning 86

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.7.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Page
A Forest Secret 9
Animal Intelligence 10
Long-Distance Travelers 11
The Jumping Spider 12
Swimming with the Turtles 13
The Rare Dolphin 14
Blue Dragons 15
Pippi 16
Nature’s Helicopters 17
The African Generuk 18
Deadly Delicacy 19
The Climbing Rodent 20
Panda Ants 21
Cave Dwellers 22
Animals and Humans 23
The Unknown Winston Churchill 24
Lawrence of Arabia 25
Sir Thomas More 26
Olympic Inspiration 27
Harry S. Truman, U.S. President 28
Man of Finance 29
Stronger Than Steel 30
Just an Ordinary Guy 31
Woman of Justice 32
The Father of Public Libraries 33
Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister 34
Author of Adventure 35
Pelé 36
Harland David Sanders 37
Walt Disney's Greatest Storyman 38
Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize Winner 39
Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware 40
Animated Cartoons 41
Handheld Calculators 42
The Emancipation Proclamation 43
Prohibition 44
The Great American Dessert 45
The History of Airships 46
Pirates of the South China Sea 47
The Beginnings of Fountain Drinks 48
The Louisiana Purchase 49
Julius Caesar, Kidnapped 50
That Phone in Your Pocket 51
Livestock Reduction 52
Salt of the Earth 53
Claiming the South Pole for Mankind 54
Braces 55
Microbursts 56
Invasive Plant Species 57
Twins 58
"Beam Me Up" 59
The Science of Color 60
Audiology 61
How Are Mountains Formed? 62
Telling Time Without a Clock 63
Physics for Our Amusement 64
Antarctic Ice Sheet 65
Garbage to Good 66
The Exciting Field of Engineering 67
How We Use Corn 68
International Space Station 69
Geothermal Energy 70
Football for Kids 71
Men on Mars? 72
The Philippines 73
United States Spy Agencies 74
Word of the Year 75
Global Warming 76
3D Printing 77
Is Recycling Worth It? 78
The Homework Debate 79
Meteorites on Earth 80
Electric Cars 81
Tree Climbing: Not Just for Kids 82
Weather Is a Current Event 83
Travel of the Future 84
The State of Hawaii 85
Virtual Learning 86

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