Grade 7 Humanities

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English

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.

World History

Students study the social, cultural, and technological changes that occurred throughout the world from 500–1700 A.D. Students how mastery of a given unit through tests, accurate notes, projects, and homework.

 

Reading may include:

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.