Gold Team Language Arts
7th grade language arts is comprised of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
In class students will read a variety of texts (novels, short stories, poems, speeches, articles, etc.) that will enhance their understanding of literature and literary elements. In addition, students will build their reading skills through the selection of independent reading books.
A variety of writing and grammar skills will be taught through mentor texts and writing exercises. Students will start the year writing narrative stories and progress to argument writing, informative writing, and then poetry.
|Reading Units||Writing Units|
|Launch and Reboot Reading Workshop|
A Deep Study of Character
Historical Fiction & Drama
Social Issues Book Clubs
How to Eat a Poem
|Writing Realistic Fiction: Symbolism, Syntax and Truth|
The Art of Argument
Writing About Reading: From Reader’s Notebooks to Companion Books
Poetry: Immersion and Innovations
- blue/black pens or pencils
- LA binder with 4 tab dividers and filler paper
- Independent reading book
- INDEPENDENT READING BOOK!