7th grade language arts2

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7th grade language arts2

  1. 1. 7 th Grade Language Arts EOG Night <ul><li>What are North Carolina Standards for 7 th Grade Language Arts? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the test session like? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of questions will my student be asked? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I help my student prepare? </li></ul>
  2. 2. NC Standards for 7 th Language Arts <ul><li>The learner will use language to express individual perspectives in response to personal, social, cultural, and historical issues. </li></ul><ul><li>The learner will synthesize and use information from a variety of sources. </li></ul>
  3. 3. NC Standards for 7 th Language Arts <ul><li>The learner will refine the understanding and use of argument </li></ul><ul><li>The learner will refine critical thinking skills and create criteria to evaluate print and non-print materials. </li></ul>
  4. 4. NC Standards for 7 th Language Arts <ul><li>The learner will respond to various literary genres using interpretive and evaluative processes. </li></ul><ul><li>The learner will apply conventions of grammar and language usage. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the test session like? <ul><li>Students are not allowed to bring anything in the test session. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be expected to sit quietly for about 2-4 hours (with 3 minute breaks about every 45 minutes). </li></ul>
  6. 6. What kind of questions will my student be asked? <ul><li>We will give you sample EOG selections for you to complete! </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be asked questions about all kinds of texts. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What kind of questions will my student be asked? <ul><li>Students will be asked to make inferences on nearly all questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must be able to determine the meaning of words through context, determine author’s purpose, understand figurative language, and much more.. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why did the man ask Elgin to “bat righty”? <ul><li>A. He knew that batting left-handed was against the rules. </li></ul><ul><li>B. He wanted to see which way made Elgin a better batter. </li></ul><ul><li>C. He suspected Elgin was trying to get in a better starting position. </li></ul><ul><li>D. He did not like Elgin and was trying to make things difficult for him. </li></ul>
  9. 9. In paragraph 10, it says that Elgin, “righted himself and sped across the plate.” What does righted himself mean? <ul><li>A. got his balance </li></ul><ul><li>B. made a right turn </li></ul><ul><li>C. almost fell over </li></ul><ul><li>D. changed direction </li></ul>
  10. 10. What does the author seem to find most interesting about the studies Harry Frank and his colleagues performed with the young wolves? <ul><li>A. how the wolves solved the problems </li></ul><ul><li>B. which wolves solved the problems </li></ul><ul><li>C. when the wolves solved the problems </li></ul><ul><li>D. whether the wolves solved the problems </li></ul>
  11. 11. How can I help my student? <ul><li>Students must practice READING STAMINA – they need to read everyday and they need to practice reading longer passages </li></ul><ul><li>Have students ask you questions from what they have read using their EOG question stems. </li></ul>
  12. 12. How can I help my student? <ul><li>Talk to your students about what they are reading and ask them to summarize it for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure students are completing their weekly Reading Logs </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage your student to READ, READ, READ. All skills require PRACTICE . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Practice EOG Selections for Parents and Guardians

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