English Language Arts

6th - 8th Grade
 

Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades have two 45 minute English Language Arts classes every day – Literacy; Language Arts. While all the English Language Arts standards are integrated in both classes, Literacy will emphasize the Reading standards and Language Arts will emphasize the Writing as well as Speaking & Listening standards.

 

Grade Level

Literacy Unit Names

Language Arts Unit Names

6th Grade

Rules to Live By

Rules to Live By

 

Outside the Comfort Zone

Outside the Comfort Zone

 

Storytelling

Traditional Tales

 

Voices of Adversity

It’s Debatable!

 

Adaptations

Adventure and Survival

 

Modern Mythology

How to…

 

 

7th Grade

Meaningful Life Experiences

Meaningful Life Experiences

 

The Natural World

The Natural World

 

Got Character?

Got Character?

 

Making Choices

Making Choices

 

Collaboration & Teamwork

Collaboration & Teamwork

 

Personal Perspective

Personal Perspective

 

 

8th Grade

Story Elements

Imagined Narrative

 

Character Study

Character Study

 

Word Choice & Meaning

Cultural Awareness

 

Discovering Theme

Argumentative Writing

 

Irony

Literary Response

 

Comparative Analysis

Current Events

 

 

Please find course descriptions and graduation requirements in our High School Program of Studies

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