7th Grade

Novel Selection: The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton

Skill: Understanding the author's purpose in writing the fictional tale, and use of characterization, dialogue, literary elements, and dramatic elements to tell the story.

Strategy: Story maps & sequencing; character charts; literary devices (imagery, metaphors & similes)


Vocabulary: 


Grammar: Using apostrophes, commas, and semi-colons


Upcoming Assessments:

DUE Tuesday, May 23rd: Complete the vocabulary worksheet on words from Chapters 7 & 8 of The Outsiders. 

On Thursday, May 25th: There will be a quiz on Chapters 5 through 8 of The Outsiders, with a focus on understanding character quotes and vocabulary words from Chapters 7 & 8.

DUE Friday, May 26th: Complete one of the assigned projects on The Outsiders novel, as instructed in class. 

DUE Tuesday, May 30th: Complete the questions on Chapter 9! To be collected & graded!