Grade 7 Language Arts
Reading Grade 7 Reading enables students to comprehend and analyze narrative and expository text in order to communicate more effectively. The broad scope of reading skills includes main idea and supporting details, analogies, figurative language, context clues, classifying, sequencing, cause and effect, inference, summarizing, point of view, predicting outcomes, text/graphic organizers, and reference materials.
Students are required to write eight (8) book reviews from book selections at their appropriate reading level.
ELS (English Language Skills) Grade 7 Language Skills combines grammar and writing as a complement to the reading course. Using an “across the curriculum format, grammar and usage, parts of speech, spelling, affixes, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure, revision, and editing are emphasized to increase effective writing skills.