The Ohio Academic Content Standards
for Language Arts in Seventh Grade
Reading Process: Concepts of Print, Comprehension Strategies and Self-Monitoring Strategies
1) #1. Establish and adjust purposes for reading, including to find out, to understand, to interpret, to enjoy and to solve problems.
2) #4. Summarize the information in texts, using key ideas, supporting details and referencing gaps or contradictions.
3) #9. Independently read books for various purposes (e.g., for enjoyment, for literary experience, to gain information or to perform a task).
Reading Applications: Informational, Technical and Persuasive Text
4) # 3. compare and contrast different sources of information, including books, magazines, newspapers and online resources, to draw conclusions about a topic.
Reading Applications: Literary Text
5) #1. Explain interactions and conflicts (e.g., character vs. self, nature or society)
between main and minor characters in literary text and how the interactions affect the plot.
6)#1. Generate writing ideas through discussions with others and from printed material, and keep a list of writing ideas.
7) #2. Conduct background reading, interviews or surveys when appropriate.
8) #10. Use available technology to compose text.
9) #17. Prepare for publication (e.g., for display or for sharing with others) writing that follows a format appropriate to the purpose, using such techniques as electronic resources, principles of design (e.g., margins, tabs, spacing and columns) and graphics (e.g., drawings, charts and graphs) to enhance the final product.
10) # 6. Produce informal writings (e.g., journals, notes and poems) for various purposes.
11) #7. Use an appropriate form of documentation, with teacher assistance, to acknowledge sources (e.g., bibliography, works cited).
Communication: Oral and Visual
12) #9. Deliver formal and informal descriptive presentations that convey relevant information and descriptive details.