Welcome to 7th Grade Communication Arts
7th Grade Communication Arts Overview
Students in this course are introduced to literary concepts in a variety of genres: fiction, drama, non-fiction and poetry. Attention focuses on comprehension relating to specific skills within each genre. Skills include identifying and explaining plot development, characterization, text structures, author’s purpose, figurative language, inferences, main idea/details, vocabulary development, and other relevant literacy skills. Students respond to a variety of texts and also develop their writing skills in the above mentioned genres. Students continue working on the writing process with a specific emphasis on organization, focus, style, content development, and conventions.