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Units of Study

  • English 7 Thematic Units of Study

    Overview

     

    Perseverance... First Quarter

    • The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
    • Book Club (student selected titles from a list of 12+ novels)
    • “Attitude”  by Charles Swindoll
    • Writing an Expository Essay

    Revolution... Second Quarter

    • Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Library Research Unit
    • Power Point Presentation

    Decisions... Third Quarter

    • Book Club (student selected titles from a list of 12+ novels)
    • Various short stories, poems, excerpts
    • Writing an Argument

    Literature Reflects Life... Fourth Quarter

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
    • "Fish Cheeks" by Amy Tan
    • Writing Narratives... Memoir