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Seventh Grade English

Middle Grades Overview: The middle grades work intensively on grammar and improving their writing skills in a variety of writing formats for a variety of audiences.


Each semester both grades write 3-4 essays through the writing process of prewriting, outlining, drafting, editing, and presenting a final 2 page paper.


Pacing


• Similar material at the same time


• Depth of understanding is differentiated for each grade and within the grades


• Grammar lessons and exercises


• Writing process - Description, Autobiography, Compare/Contrast, Cause/Effect