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7th Grade Language Arts  

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7th Grade Language Arts is a class in which 7th graders are taught three classic pieces of literature - The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, and The Giver by Lois Lowry. Informational texts, poetry, works of art, songs, and electronic sources be included to add perspective to each piece of literature. Additionally, research avenues into various topics are explored, giving students an opportunity to learn the research process while developing and honing technology and writing skills.


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    In mixed ability Groups students rotate through several photographs, quotes, drawings, or poems. Students spend 2-5 minutes at each chart, reading, discussing, interpreting, and reacting to the idea--orally or in writing.  The groups move from chart to chart until they have visited all of the charts.  When the "tour groups" have finished, have the students discuss and summarize the charts with the entire group.
    Walking Tour
    Students are given a description of the "treasures" they need to located at the beginning of a unit of study.  These treasures are statements about experiences or knowledge related to a new topic.  As they find each kind of "treasure", they obtain a signature as verification.
    Treasure Hunt
    Students use a fishbowl strategy to discuss text
    Fishbowl Disscussion
    Students use a Socratic Circle to discuss new text
    Socratic Circle Disscussion
    Students use a Socratic Circle to acquire new Vocabulary
    Socratic Circle Vocabulary
    Students are scanning a quiz with new software
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