• Welcome to seventh grade Language Arts!  Seventh grade is a year of highly visible progress in reading, writing, and language arts. By the end of seventh grade, students should:

      • Develop complex writing skills
      • Constructively critique their own and other’s writing
      • Apply punctuation, grammar and syntax skills
      • Recognize and apply grade appropriate vocabulary
      • Read with fluency, with focus on comprehension


    • Language Arts Expectations:

      • Bring a composition notebook and pencil to class
      • Complete classwork each day or take it home for homework
      • Participate in class discussions and presentations
      • Write important daily tasks and assignments in planner
      • Show your best attitude and effort; follow classroom rules/procedures at all times

      Language Arts Novels:

      • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
      • The Giver by Lois Lowry
      • The Pearl by John Steinbeck

      Language Arts Assignments:

      • Multiple writing assignments per quarter or unit
      • Mini-lessons on grammar and writing style

      Projects, presentations, group assignments, and homework throughout the year

    Reading in Middle School