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Jennifer Ulrich - Language Arts

Welcome to seventh grade Language Arts!  Seventh grade is a year of highly visible progress in reading, writing, and language arts. By the end of seventh grade, students should:

  • Develop complex writing skills
  • Constructively critique their own and other’s writing
  • Apply punctuation, grammar and syntax skills
  • Recognize and apply grade appropriate vocabulary
  • Read with fluency, with focus on comprehension

Language Arts Expectations:

Reading in Middle School
  • Bring a composition notebook and pencil to class
  • Complete classwork each day or take it home for homework
  • Participate in class discussions and presentations
  • Write important daily tasks and assignments in planner
  • Show your best attitude and effort; follow classroom rules/procedures at all times

Language Arts Novels:

  • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck

Language Arts Assignments:

  • Multiple writing assignments per quarter or unit
  • Mini-lessons on grammar and writing style

Projects, presentations, group assignments, and homework throughout the year

Mrs. Jennifer Ulrich