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Mrs. Zitnik

7th Grade Language Arts - Liberty Jr High
czitnik@nlsd122.org

About Language Arts

 

Grading Scale: The grading scale for ELA follows the Liberty Junior High scale.

CATEGORY WEIGHTS:
Homework/Classwork: 20%
Formative Assessments: 30%

Summative Assessments: 50%

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW:

Major fiction genres are covered through the use and application of literary terms and Notice & Note Signposts.

Major nonfiction genres are covered through the use and application of Notice & Note nonfiction signposts. 


Students will receive a MyPerspectives consumable workbook as well as online access to all MyPerspectives materials. Students will take their assessments online. The assessments are rigorous and require students to apply their knowledge in a new way. Students will annotate every reading assignment this year using the Notice & Note close reading strategies. 

myPerspectives Units
Unit 1
A Christmas Carol (Unit 3)
Unit 2
Unit 3

Classroom Novels
The Giver/Gathering Blue - Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens [original text ACC Only]

Writing/Grammar

Grammar:
sentence diagramming

forms of language 

functions of language
parts-of-speech

 

Writing:
Narrative
Argumentative
Compare/Contrast
Explanatory