Grade 7 ELA Module 4A, Unit 2, Lesson 1

Students observing

This is the first lesson in a full unit arc that scaffolds background knowledge, research skills, and note-taking toward a final written argument in which students will present a position on whether the American Academy of Pediatrics should increase its recent recommendation for screen time for children from two hours to four hours.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.7.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas...
W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively...

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