Seventh Grade
  Trimester Focus  

7.1 COMPREHENSION

7.2
VOCABULARY

7.3
FLUENCY

7.4
STUDY SKILLS

7.5 
RESEARCH

7.6
LIFELONG HABIT

1st Trimester

Pre-reading Strategies

Main Idea 
and 
Details

Context Clues

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Test taking
(Prior to ITBS)
General Test Taking Tips

Stress Management

Memorization Strategies

Graphics (Prior to ITBS)
(tables, charts, graphs, etc.)

Study Cards (flash cards)

Organizational Skills

Daily Planners
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Study Habits

Goal Setting

Text Inventories

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

2nd Trimester

Time Order

Cause and Effect

Compare and Contrast

Steps in a Process

Use of Visuals

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Reading Systems

Study Systems

Paraphrasing

Signals

3 Sweeps (SQ3R)

KWL

Reference Skills

Notetaking 

Outlining

Mind Mapping

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice. 

3rd Trimester

Conclusions

Fact and Opinion

Author's Purpose

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Combo Notes

Notes from Lectures

Notes from Text

Listening

Vocabulary   More (On-going)

Study Strategies

Ongoing practice.

Ongoing practice.

Links to web sites provided on this page are starting points.  There are many other resources that have a variety of ideas.  Please consult your school's IMC and other web site search engines. 

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