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Teaching & Learning: Curriculum - English Language Arts


Grade 7 Standards

Essential Standards - Grade 7

Assignments: Short Story

Benchmark: The student will write a short story that includes all aspects of plot.

Learn more about the Narrative Form of Writing.

Assignments: Descriptive Essay

Benchmark: The student will clearly describe a person, place, or thing.

Learn more about the Descriptive Form of Writing.

Assignments: Expository Essay

Benchmark: The student will write a 4-6 paragraph expository essay.

Learn more about the Expository Form of Writing.

Assignments: Persuasive Essay

Benchmark: The student will write a four to six paragraph essay to inform the reader about a problem and convince him or her to use a possible solution.

Learn more about the Persuasive Form of Writing.

Assignments: Character Analysis

Benchmark: The student will trace the dynamic changes in Ebenezer Scrooge's character in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

Learn more about the Response to Literature Form of Writing.


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