7 Grade English

Understanding how to write successfully. A Grade Ahead’s Grade 7 English program pushes comprehension to sculpt writing abilities. Student learning exceeds the curriculum with:

  • thought articulation
  • reading awareness
  • shaping vision

Grade 7 English students receive a substantial curriculum, built on personal experience and real life applications.



Curriculum & Samples: 7th/8th Grade English
# Month Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
1 June Realistic Fiction;
Parts of Speech
Historical Fiction;
Affixes
Mystery;
Plot, Setting, Theme;
Summary
Review
2 July Scientific Fiction;
Transitive/Intransitive
Fantasy;
Subject-Verb Agreement
Horror;
Mood;
Clauses with Conjunctions
Review
3 August
Test #2
Myth;
Phrases
Legend;
Protagonist/Antagonist;
Punctuation
Fable vs Fairy Tale;
Compare/Contrast;
Sentence Structure;
Brainstorming
Review;
Brainstorming
4 September Functional Text;
Research and Planning;
Stream of Consciousness
Textbooks;
Citing Sources
Periodicals and Trade Books;
In-text Citations;
Writing Research Papers
Review
5 October Autobiography;
Thesis Statement;
Editing
Biography;
Fact and Opinion;
Support
Diary/Journal/Memoir;
Topic Sentence;
Conclusion
Review
6 November Speeches;
Types of Appeals;
Figurative Language,
Imagery
Speech vs Essay;
Persuasive Devices
Hooks;
Metaphor, Simile, Analogy, Allusion
Review;
7 December
Test #2
Denotation, Connotation, Tone;
Informal vs Formal Essays
Transitions, Counterargument;
Formal Persuasive Essays
Debates vs Essays;
Logical Fallacies
Review
8 January Realistic and Historical Fiction Review;
Plot and Character;
Beginning of Story Writing
Scientific Fiction & Folktales Review;
Setting and Characterization;
Pun and Oxymoron;
Details in Story Writing
Mystery & Horror Review;
Theme, Tone, Mood;
Themes and Imagery in Story Writing
Review;
Archetype
Preparation for State Standardized Tests February
(ALWAYS sent in the month of Feb unless requested otherwise)
(1) Prose Constructed Response (Extended Response) Writing
(2) Reading Comprehension Analysis by
      (a) Organizing Information with Graphics
      (b) Finding Support
      (c) Inferring
March Poetry-1 Poetry-2 Poetry-3 Review
10 April Drama: Tragedy;
Dramatic Literary Devices
Drama: Tragedy;
Dramatic Literary Devices
Drama: Comedy;
Dramatic Literary Devices
Review
11
(Final Testing)
May Review of Months 8-10 and Testing
Grade appropriate comprehension and vocabulary word lists are included in each week's packet.


Curriculum Samples
  • Sample 1  
  • Sample 2



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