7th Grade ELA
WHAT WE WILL BE STUDYING:
This year we will first focus on the essential elements of a proper sentence and how to write a good paragraph. Next, we will develop skills in different types of writing, including narrative, argumentative, informative, explanatory, journal writing and reflection, and poetry. In addition to writing, we will study grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
We will use the district grading system (100-90=A, 89-80=B, etc.). Grades will be determined based on the following:
Write five poems. The style of the poems can be your choice but each poem must be a different style (haiku, limerick, sonnet, elegy, ode, lyric poem, etc). If the poem is not a haiku or a limerick, it must be at least eight lines long. If you still have your Conservation limerick and your Veteran’s Day haiku, those can be used for two of your required poems.
In your poems, you must show at least one example of each of the following:
Due date: May 11th
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