Cluster 4: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

General Information
Number: LAFS.7.RI.4
Title: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Type: Cluster
Subject: English Language Arts
Grade: 7
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text

Related Standards

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Access Points

LAFS.7.RI.4.AP.10a
Read or listen to a variety of texts including historical novels, periodicals, biographies, essays, speeches, journals and nonfiction novels.
LAFS.7.RI.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of print/non-print texts.

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Lesson Plan

Graphic Organizers For Science Reading/Writing:

This activity emphasizes the importance of teaching reading and writing strategies for students to use with informational text.

Type: Lesson Plan

Lesson Study Resource Kit

Exploring Diversity and Evolution grades 6-8:

This toolkit is designed to assist lesson study teams as they work to develop a unit on natural selection that conforms to the state academic standards for science mathematics and English language arts.

Type: Lesson Study Resource Kit

Original Student Tutorial

Frederick Douglass: The Art of Interaction:

Examine the interactions between individuals, ideas, and events using excerpts from the book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. In this interactive tutorial, you'll explore the relationships and events that helped shape Douglass's life and his courageous quest for freedom. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Text Resource

How the Civilian Conservation Corps Worked:

This informational text resource is intended to support reading in the Social Studies content area. It is most appropriate for 6th-8th grade students enrolled in a U.S. History class. In this essay, the author details the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps, explaining to readers how the organization formed, functioned and operated during its heyday in the 1930s.

Type: Text Resource

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorial

Frederick Douglass: The Art of Interaction:

Examine the interactions between individuals, ideas, and events using excerpts from the book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. In this interactive tutorial, you'll explore the relationships and events that helped shape Douglass's life and his courageous quest for freedom. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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