English 7 addresses reading, writing, listening and speaking skills within a rigorous standards-based program. Instruction will include reading comprehension, writing in narrative and expository modes, language conventions, vocabulary development in meaningful contexts, and reference skills. Students will study various genres including the short story, novel, drama, biography, poetry, and informational materials within the context of the district designated thematic connections. Throughout this course students will be engaged in learning activities that require students to increase their use of critical thinking skills to include analysis, synthesis, and problem solving.
Core program for students performing at the Standards Met and/or Standards Nearly Met levels.