English Language Arts is the study of grammar, composition, and spelling. In 7th grade ELA, we will cover all areas of Language Arts including reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Through a variety of texts, students will develop critical thinking and analytical skills that are required for success in college, career, and life.
This course is a two-hour period, or block course, which varies from the one-hour courses of most middle school subjects. This is designed to provide additional instructional time for students to learn reading and writing in one consistent space. Other middle schools separate this time into Reading and Writing classes, but Central Middle School supports the integration of these two subjects into one class, English Language Arts. Because this course is two hours you should expect your student to have twice the work assigned to them for this one subject.