LANGUAGE ARTS/READING 7Instructor: Bannister, Rhonda Gail
During seventh grade, students expand their uses of descriptive words and complex
sentences, as well as their choices of modes of writing. Throughout seventh
grade, students continue to develop the ability to critique constructively their own
and others’ work. Seventh grade writers often attempt to imitate favorite authors,
demonstrating increasing evidence of the author’s craft in their own writing.
Because the degree to which a student observes writing conventions is often proportionate to that individual’s reading prowess, a natural increase in writing, editing,
and proofreading skills results.
Our ELA class begins with a Shurley English warm up. Students analyze a sentence using the Shurley English Method; followed by checking for accuracy as a class. Our mini lesson follows wihch introduces the standard and element that we will focus on for the class period. Next, our work period consists of activities that measure our understanding of the presented standard. Our class perioud ends …