Seventh Grade Language Arts

Language Arts

 

Text:  Jensen’s Vocabulary;  English—Houghton Mifflin

Content:
Root words and their history
Daily Oral Language
Language Arts
Frequently misspelled words
Vocabulary

Essays (argumentative, explanatory/informative, narrative); Stories; Reports; Business Letter; Poetry

Daily Oral Language exercises will begin each class.  These will be collected at the end of every week for 10 points.

Tests are on the Latin exercises.  There will be a Latin  test every week and a half or so; the day before the test there will be a Spelling Bee in test format where extra credit or a test pass may be gained.  Flash cards and writing the words 5x are extra credit and due the day after part D is due.

English (grammar) test witll be at the end of every unit and are open book.

One Latin Test and one grammar test may be dropped per semester.

Grading–
Essays/poems/stories–25%
Homework—20%
Classwork—20%
Tests/quizzes-20%
Participation/behavior–15%