Advanced Middle School Language Arts: Grades 7-8

Advanced Middle School Language Arts: Grades 7-8

This 30 week, 1 ½ hour class is geared to older middle school students. Each class will consist of literature, writing, grammar, vocabulary and spelling.

Literature will include Socratic discussions of selected novels, and blend seamlessly with the writing component. Literary elements will be explored and students will learn to identify these and incorporate them into their writing assignments. Grammar will focus on cementing parts of speech, and their correct usage. Vocabulary and spelling will combine to increase language and spelling abilities needed in high school and beyond.

Curriculum workbooks and print-out material supplied by instructor:

  • Analytical Grammar
  • Analytical Grammar Review pages
  • Vocabulary Virtuoso
  • Beyond the Book Report

Reading books to be loaned to students:

  • The Hobbit
  • Carry on Mr. Bowditch
  • A Christmas Carol
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • At the Back of the North Wind
  • The Bronze Bow

Items to be supplied by students: 3 ring binder, pens/pencils, and paper

Tuesday    
Time: 10:45-12:15
Grades: 7-8
Class Fee: $350
Supply fee: $100
Tutor: Rhonda Clark