Language Arts Overview

Over the the we will be covering all the Common Core Standards for 7th grade English Language arts 
through our Springboard Curriculum, other readings, writing projects and language lessons.


Reading in class - We will read, discuss and analyze a wide variety of novels, stories, articles, and poetry.
The reading will be fiction and non-fiction.
Students will be practicing and learning reading strategies to notice and note literary devices, connections of material to personal life, other texts and connections to the world.

Homework -

Students are expected the equivalent to read at least 30 minutes each day at home.

 

Writing in class

We will explore thinking about the world, while we will write everyday.

Writing will include instruction, practice and development of poetry, expository, narrative and argumentative projects.