Liberty Jr. High

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Mrs. Perillo

7th Grade Language Arts - Liberty Jr. High

Genres of Study


We have an exciting year of reading, writing, and grammar. Below you will find an outline of the many different genres of study that we will cover. Due to flexibility and time restraints, the order and duration with which these genres will be covered will vary.


Literature Terms to Master:

Predict, Visualize, Question, Clarify, Inference, Evaluate, Connect, Plot, Setting, Conflict, Theme, Symbol, Mood, Tone, Character, Characterization, Static Character, Dynamic Character, Foil Character, Protagonist, Antagonist, Symbol, Imagery, Irony, Situational Irony, Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony, Foreshadowing, Flashback, Inference, Point of View, Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Stereotype, Figurative Language, Rhyme, Rhythm,  Personification, Genre


Genres of Study for Reading via MyPerspectives ELA textbook:

Literature Terms, Class Novel (per the approved district reading list), Short Stories, Independent Reading, Drama ("A Christmas Carol"), Poetry, Science Fiction, Non-Fiction/Fiction Readings


Genres of Study for Writing:

Grammar (all parts of speech in their form and function via Sentence Diagramming), Writing Workshop (informative/explanatory, argumentative, narrative), Creative Writing, Proof-Reading Strategies, Editing Strategies 


Notice and Note (FICTION & NON-FICTION) reading strategies for Close Reading.