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7th Grade Curriculum/ Learning Targets

Course Description:           

Students entering 7th grade have read literature from many standpoints in connection with history, science, and the arts: in pursuit to gain insight on human existence. They will continue reading texts from different angles. They will build on their knowledge of medieval time period. While learning to discuss elements of a story, practice citing textual evidence, and formalize a process for determine word meaning. 



Grade 7

Unit 1: Character with Character

Unit 2: Perseverance

Unit 3: Courage in Life and in Literature

Unit 4: Survival in the Wild

Unit 5: Science or Fiction?

Unit 6: Literature Reflects life: Making Sense of our World


Grading Scale

7th Language Arts

Summative    40%

Unit Test, Test, Performance Tasks, Essays, Project

Formative      40%

Quizzes, Daily Assignments

Classwork 20%