Exams are finished and we will have started our novel study on The Giver. Students will be working through the novel on vocabulary, summarizing, predicting and comprehension questions as well as some group projects. This will lead us to a final test on, and then essay writing.
The language arts curriculum involves many components that are designed to provide students with opportunities to develop skills in all of the language arts components: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Viewing, and Representing.
We will aim to touch on the following areas: novel studies, short stories, poetry, spelling, grammar, reader’s theater, T.U.S.C., book reports, speeches, writing an essay and research projects. We will be reading The Giver and Underground to Canada.