Welcome to Language Arts 7! 

This year students will be studying a variety of topics within the language arts and literature content area.

Units and Novels of Study:
  • Parts of Speech & Grammar (throughout the year)
  • Elements of Literature textbook (1st Course)
    • variety of short stories & poems
  • Nonfiction (throughout the year)
  • Scary Story unit
  • Harris and Me by Gary Paulson
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Media Analysis unit
  • Greek Mythology
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
  • Historical Figure Paper and Interview Project
  • Poetry
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

Daily/practice work will account for 20% of the student's grade
Assessments (quizzes, tests, projects, writing ) are 80% of the student's grade.

Students will NOT be bringing the textbook home unless they need to finish a missed assignment.  Books are 
kept in the classroom and shared among the students.