Welcome to 7th Grade ELA! The 7th grade ELA course is designed to help students develop their reading, writing, and speaking skills through a variety of engaging activities. It is dedicated to empowering students with the strategies needed to read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and synthesize a variety of increasingly challenging literary and informational texts. Students will strengthen their skills to effectively communicate complex ideas through writing, speaking, listening, and technological. Each quarter of the year is broken down into two five-week units of study. This adds up to eight units for the entire school year. Along with weekly assignments, students will complete a writing project and a five-week assessment towards the end of each unit.