Seventh Grade

English Language Arts

Highlighted Resources

Simply sign up with an email then borrow books to read online. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published

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Free to click Library and browse by Grade Level to view hundreds of short stories, with teacher or parent guiding questions and related texts. Companion videos go deeper into the topic.

A daily news article highlighting world events, editorials, editorial cartoons, news quizzes, examples of media bias, and more.

This site is updated weekly with news articles aimed at upper elementary through high school students. Provides a chance for students to explore current news and events shaping our world -- in a simple, engaging and interactive manner.

Smithsonian TweenTribune highlights key articles which can be read at adjustable reading levels.

Classroom lesson plans and resources by grade and standard.

Daily activities with accompanying articles to read and explore in order to discover the mysteries around us.

Additional Resources


TED's award-winning youth and education arm whose mission is to share and spread ideas to teachers and students. Massive collection of video based lessons organized by subject. Video has features to respond to questions and dig deeper and explore ideas

Not only a site for building vocabulary, but you can access speeches, figurative language resources, morphology, vocabulary word supports, and insights on adolescent novels.


A place where questions sparked by natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery.


Interactive WriteAlong videos for targeted writing and grammar interventions, as well as other short (3-10 minute) videos intended for teacher and student use, focused on targeted concepts and skills. Organized by topic.

Screen-Free Time

Read Each Day Challenge

Helpful daily reading discussions with supporting questions

2 Blackout Poetry.pdf

Blackout Poetry

With one piece of text, create and illustrate a Blackout poem, paying close attention to specific word choice.

3 (A)Creating New Color Words.pdf

Create New Color Words

Stretch ordinary words into imaginative description. Create a word bank of words to add sensory details to any writing.

Say Mean Matter Graphic Organizer

Say, Mean, Matter

Graphic Organizer of three key questions a parent or teacher can ask a child who is reading any text.

Listen Notes

Fantastic screen-free podcast series that is age-appropriate and cool enough for older students

J. K Rowling Grants Open License

Teachers anywhere in the world are permitted to post videos of themselves reading from Harry Potter books 1-7 onto schools’ secure networks or closed educational platforms from today until the end of the school year

Authors Everywhere

Children's book writers and illustrators come together on these videos to bring you read alouds, writing workshops, exercises, writing games, art demos, and more!

Daily Illustrating

Draw everyday with New Yorks Times best selling author/illustrator!

Classroom Cereal

Printable short stories that allow students to practice finding grammatical errors and responding to comprehension questions.

An Initiative of Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Students can slowly explore their day with these suggested questions meant to reflect and draw a connection to human stories

Achieve the Core

Printable lessons by grade level and topic.


One click away from a printable 7th grade at home pack of 10 lessons with answer keys.

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