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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

Curriculum

Language Arts - Grade 7

 

Grammar

 

The learner will be able to recognize eight different parts of speech in the context of a sentence.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify variations in usage.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to replicate sentence patterns.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to demonstrate how suffixes can change word usage.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to analyze the structure of a sentence.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to invent new words based on their understanding of structural analysis.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discuss variations in usage of specific words according to sentence structure.

 

  

 

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Spelling

 

The learner will be able to identify affixes and how they affect word structure.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to match homonyms to their definitions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to apply knowledge of phonetic understandings to use dictionary as a spelling aid.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to generalize correct spellings from language arts classes to other curricular areas.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify correct spellings of ultraverbage words.

 

  

 

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Literature and Reading

 

The learner will be able to read a story and summarize it.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to predict outcomes.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to illustrate given scenes from literature.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to compare and contrast characters.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to categorize literature according to genre.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discuss various pieces of literature.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discover word etymologies.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to demonstrate use of context clues.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use homonym pairs correctly.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to analyze words according to affixes and combining forms.

 

  

 

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Oral Presentation

 

The learner will be able to retell information discovered from research.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to defend a position.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discuss a topic of the student's choice.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to produce a commercial.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to debate either side of a given topic.

 

  

 

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