• Grade 7 Language Arts

    English: Follows the Writers Workshop Model

    Focus on the students' development in the major types of writing:

    • Personal Narrative
    • Persuasive
    • Expository 
    • Informational/Research

    Grammar relevant to fous of writing

    Vocabulary units

    Literacy: Follows the Reader's Workshop Model

    Focus on novel studies. Some novels of study will include:

    • short stories
    • The Giver by Lois Lowry
    • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
    • Divergent by Veronica Roth
    • novels to supplement writing instruction during English class

    WEEKLY Blogging! During full weeks (5 days) of school, students will be assigned a current event article to read and answer comprehension questions. Blogs are assigned on Monday and need to be completed by 11;59pm on Thursday.

    8A/8B Language Arts

    English: Follows the Writer's Workshop Model

    Focus on the major types of writing:

    • Personal Narrative
    • Persuasive
    • Expository
    • Informational/Research

    Grammar relevant to focus of writing

    Vocabulary units

    Literacy: Folllows the Reader's Workshop Model

    Focus on novel studies. Some novels of stiudy will include:

    • short stories 
    • Call of the Wild by Jack London
    • Nothing But the Truth Jerry Spinelli
    • The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
    • Night by Elie Wiesel
    • Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
    • poetry of study

    WEEKLY Blogging! During full weeks (5 days) of school, students will be assigned a current event article to read and answer comprehension questions. Blogs are assigned on Monday and need to be completed by 11;59pm on Thursday.

     

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