7th Grade Schedule
Media Center/Library – Ms. Oliver/Ms. Danielski – Reading
Many of these books can be checked out from the school Media Center/Library.
Language Art Description & Grading Policy – Ms. Danielski
Language Arts Course Description Grade 7
This course is designed to provide instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Grammar, vocabulary, and spelling are taught as viable components of the writing process.
Students write informational, narrative, and research-based essays. The students read long and short literary and non-fiction text including but not limited to the following works:
Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera and Bill Cleaver The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Nothing but the Truth by Avi
“Nothing Gold Can Stay” by Robert Frost
“I, Too” by Langston Hughes
“Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon
“I Spy” by Graham Greene
“What I Learned Driving Through the Heartland” by Seth Kugel
Grading Policy Language for Language Art During Distance Learning Grade 7
–Students are expected to submit assignments on the day they are due. Late work will receive reduced credit or no credit depending upon the degree of lateness. Assignments are posted on the teacher’s Power School Learning (PSL) page.
–Specific criteria for each assignment is presented either verbally or in the form of written instructions depending upon the nature of the assignment.
–Grade scales are provided for major assignments.