7th Grade

Resources to Guide and Assess Nonfiction Reading/Thinking\Writing Aligned with Common Core Standards

One-Page Readings

These passages are listed at their readability level according to the Fry formula.
However, you may want to use a reading from an earlier grade level because the
formula does not factor in conceptual difficulty of a text.

Chicago Legacy: DuSable's Choices and Changes infer and support the main idea of a passage

Gwendolyn Brooks, An African American Poet

Honest Abe infer and support the main idea of a passage

Inaugural Address by John F. Kennedy evaluate information, summarize, and identify and support a main idea

Labor Day Address--Barack Obama Speech infer and support the main idea of a passage

Learn about Kenya infer and support the main idea of a passage

Learning about the Solar System infer and support the main idea of a passage

Pilsen--A Community Changes identify causes and effects

Prairie Keepers infer and support the main idea of a passage

Prairie Keepers with Multiple Choice Questions and Activities

Settlement infer and support the main idea of a passage

Settlement with Multiple Choice Questions and Activities

Today's Telephone infer and support the main idea of a passage

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