The focus of 7th grade English is on academic writing. Students will write formally and informally about both literature and history. Grammar instruction will be integrated into the work with the textbook.
Students study the social, cultural, and technological changes that occurred thoughout the world from 500–1700 A.D. Students how mastery of a given unit through tests, accurate notes, projects, and homework.
Pearson Language Arts Text
This text may be accessed online at pearsonsuccessnet.com. A handout containing a username and password to access an account will be provided at Back-to-School Night. If you do not receive the handout, please contact Ms. Jones in the school office.
Beowulf, A New Telling, Robert Nye
The classic story of Beowulf written for young adults.
The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
The bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Told through a series of vignettes
The Pearl, John Steinbeck
Kino, a poor Mexican pearl fisher, finds a valuable pearl. Yet instead of bringing blessings, the pearl acts as a harbinger of misfortune to Kino and his wife, Juana.