Curriculum

 

7th Grade English/Language Arts Curriculum

Updated: Spring 2010

Parts of Speech

Prepositions

Prepositional Phrases

Verbs: Action, Linking, Helping

Verbs: Transitive, Intransitive

Verb Phrases

Adverbs

Adjectives

Nouns

Pronouns

Conjunctions

Interjections

 

Writing Skills

Subjects and Predicates

Simple and compound subjects

Simple and compound predicates

Kinds of Sentences (Declarative, Imperative, Interrogative, Exclamatory)

Punctuation (Daily Oral Language exercises)

Poetry

Figurative Language

 

Novels/Literature

Freak the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

 

Jacob Have I Loved

by Katherine Patterson

 

Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

 

Other Units

Mythology

Amazing Alternatives

(an 8 session program taught by Julie Sjostrand)

 

Literature Circles

(Incorporates reading, writing, speaking, listening, group work, etc.)

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