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									SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                       Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School          Textbook:
                                                                             Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                          Timeline                                                                HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                     WINSTON
Students will:
                                READING
1. Apply strategies appropriate to the type of reading material, including     Week        Week            X        10 MC                                      Song of the Trees 508-526;
setting purposes for reading and making generalizations, to comprehend         15/16      30/31/32                                                             Response and Analysis 531;
seventh-grade recreational reading materials                                                 33                                                                A Mason-Dixon Memory
                                                                                                                                                               533-542; Author Study 613-
                                                                                                                                                               627; The Flight of Icarus
                                                                                                                                                               675-681; Collection 7 Skills
                                                                                                                                                               Review 871
          a.     Distinguishing factual from fictional materials              Week          Week           X                                                   An Unforgettable Journey
                                                                             11/12/14     22/23/24                                                             402-409; Barrio Boy 499-
                                                                              /15/16         /25/                                                              507
                                                                                          28/29/30
                                                                                           /31/32/
                                                                                              33
          b.     Determining sequence of events                                Week         Week                                 Reading, Standard I           Plot 2-3; Response and
                                                                               1/19        1/2/39/                               Objective 2: Determine        Analysis 254; Rosa Parks
                                                                                              40                                 sequence of events            853-860
          c.     Using specific context clues to determine meaning of          Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard IV          Echo and Narcissus 289-
                 unfamiliar words                                             8/9/10/     16/17/18                               Objective 1: Determine word   295; Collection 3 Skills
                                                                                16/        /19/20/                               meaning through the use off   Review 342; Collection 5
                                                                                          21/32/33                               context clues                 Skills Review 640;
                                                                                                                                                               Vocabulary Development
                                                                                                                                                               695




                                                                   Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

   Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                     Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School             Textbook:
                                                                     Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                  Timeline                                                                   HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                WINSTON
   d.   Applying self-monitoring strategies for text                    Week         Week                                                                 Summarizing the Plot:
        understanding                                                1/2/4/5/6    1/2/3/4/7                                                               Retelling, Duffy’s Jacket 4-
                                                                      /8/9/10/     /8/9/10/                                                               13; Three Skeleton Key 38;
                                                                     11/12/14     12/13/16                                                                Characters and Plots 130;
                                                                       /15/16/      /17/18/                                                               Antaeus 174-186; Finding
                                                                        18/20     19/20/21                                                                the Theme 238; Analyzing
                                                                                    /22/23/                                                               An Author’s Perspective 0;
                                                                                  24/2528/                                                                Bargain 368; Finding the
                                                                                  29/30/31                                                                Main Idea 480; Becoming
                                                                                    /32/33/                                                               Word Wise 650; Master
                                                                                  37/38/41                                                                Frog 707; The
                                                                                                                                                          Hummingbird King 732;
                                                                                                                                                          Evaluating Evidence 788;
                                                                                                                                                          Reading for Information
                                                                                                                                                          882; Reading
                                                                                                                                                          Comprehension 923-926
   e.   Drawing conclusions to interpret unstated intent               Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard II             The Crane Wife 718-725;
                                                                        17          34/36                                Objective 2: Draw Conclusions
   f.   Analyzing predictions, including confirming and                Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard IV             Three Skeleton Key 38-51;
        refuting                                                     2/5/9/10/    3/4/9/10/                              Objective 2: Demonstrate the     Response and Analysis 68; 5
                                                                       11/12      18/19/20                               ability to preview and predict   174-186; After Twenty
                                                                                   /21/24/                                                                Years 6-363; Bargain 368-
                                                                                     25                                                                   381; Response and Analysis
                                                                                                                                                          505; Master Frog 707-717




                                                           Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                     Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School            Textbook:
                                                                           Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                        Timeline                                                                  HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                     WINSTON
          2. Relate literary elements and devices to each other,             Week         Week           X        12 MC        Reading, Standard III           Plot 3; Response and Analysis
including main idea and supporting details, climax, point of view, and     1/4/5/9/     1/2/7/8/9                 1 O-E        Objective 2: Analyze literary   78; Collection 1 Skills
imagery                                                                    10/11/12      /10/18/                               elements                        Review 9; Response and
                                                                            /13/14/     19/20/21                                                               Analysis 162; A Rice
                                                                             15/16/      /22/23/                                                               Sandwich 169-173; Point of
                                                                               18         24/25/                                                               View 348-349; After Twenty
                                                                                          26/27/                                                               Years 356-363; Bargain 368-
                                                                                        28/29/30                                                               381; Yeh-Shen 382-388;
                                                                                                                                                               Names/Nombres 393-401;
                                                                                         /31/32/
                                                                                                                                                               Response and Analysis 408;
                                                                                        33/37/38
                                                                                                                                                               The Last Dinosaur 437;
                                                                                                                                                               Collection 4 Skills Review
                                                                                                                                                               469; Finding the Main Idea
                                                                                                                                                               480; Practice the Strategy
                                                                                                                                                               483; Amigo Brothers 484-
                                                                                                                                                               495; Fish Cheeks 527-532; A
                                                                                                                                                               Mason-Dixon Memory 539;
                                                                                                                                                               Painting with Words 546;
                                                                                                                                                               Harlem Night Song and
                                                                                                                                                               Winter Moon 563-567;
                                                                                                                                                               Response and Analysis 571;
                                                                                                                                                               Response and Analysis 575;
                                                                                                                                                               Names of Horses 593- 597;
                                                                                                                                                               Author Study 613-619;
                                                                                                                                                               Chanclas 622; The Place
                                                                                                                                                               Where Dreams Come From
                                                                                                                                                               624; Collection 5 Skills
                                                                                                                                                               Review 639; Literary
                                                                                                                                                               Criticism 787; Collection 7
                                                                                                                                                               Skills Review 871
          a.   Determining mood                                              Week        Week                                  Reading, Standard III           The Last Dinosaur 428-437;
                                                                             13/18      26/27/37                               Objective 2: Analyze literary   Buffalo Dusk 439; I Was
                                                                                           /38                                 elements                        Sleeping Where the Black
                                                                                                                                                               Oaks Move 440 –444; An
                                                                                                                                                               Interview with Sandra
                                                                                                                                                               Cisneros 619
          b. Recognizing use of flashback                                    Week        Week                                  Reading, Standard III           A Mason-Dixon Memory
                                                                             15/16      30/31/32                               Objective 2: Analyze literary   533-542;
                                                                                           /33                                 elements



                                                                 Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                       Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School          Textbook:
                                                                             Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                          Timeline                                                                HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                     WINSTON
           3. Distinguish among the major genres, including poetry,            Week         Week           X        7 MC         Reading, Standard IV          Zoo 84-88; The Ruum 84-
short stories, novels, plays, biographies and autobiographies, and           3/4/7/8/9    5/6/7/8/                               Objective 3: Discern          107; The Highwayman 246-
subgenres such as folktales, myths, parables, fables, and science fiction,   10/11/12     14/15/16                               organizational patterns       255; Response and Analysis
based on their characteristics                                               13/14/15      /17/18/                                                             294; Charles 297; Bargain
                                                                             16/18/19     19/20/21                                                             368-381; An Unforgettable
                                                                                           /22/23/                                                             Journey 402-409; Elizabeth
                                                                                          24/25/26                                                             I 414-427; Reading Like a
                                                                                           /27/28/                                                             Wolf 478- 479; Amigo
                                                                                          29/30/31                                                             Brothers 484-495; Barrio
                                                                                           /32/33/                                                             Boy 499-507; Song of the
                                                                                          37/38/39                                                             Trees 508-526; Fish Cheeks
                                                                                             /40                                                               527-532; A Mason-Dixon
                                                                                                                                                               Memory 533-542; Painting
                                                                                                                                                               with Words 546-547 I Ask
                                                                                                                                                               My Mother to Sing 568-571;
                                                                                                                                                               Ode to Family Photographs
                                                                                                                                                               572-575; The Sounds of
                                                                                                                                                               Poetry 576-577; Father
                                                                                                                                                               William and Sarah Cynthia
                                                                                                                                                               Sylvia Stout Would Not
                                                                                                                                                               Take the Garbage Out 578-
                                                                                                                                                               585; Names of Horses 593-
                                                                                                                                                               597; Arithmetic 606-608;
                                                                                                                                                               Collection 5 Skills Review
                                                                                                                                                               636-641; The Myths of
                                                                                                                                                               Greece and Rome 646-647;
                                                                                                                                                               The Origin of the Seasons
                                                                                                                                                               654-663; Orpheus, The
                                                                                                                                                               Great Musician 664-671;
                                                                                                                                                               The Flight of Icarus 675-
                                                                                                                                                               681; Folk Tales 696-697;
                                                                                                                                                               Collection 6 Skills Review
                                                                                                                                                               778; Literary Criticism 787;
                                                                                                                                                               King Arthur, The Sword in
                                                                                                                                                               the Stone 792-809




                                                                   Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                     Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School            Textbook:
                                                                           Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                        Timeline                                                                  HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                     WINSTON
          4. Apply strategies that include setting purposes for reading,     Week         Week           X        12 MC        Reading, Standard II            Understanding Text
distinguishing fact from opinion, making generalizations, and reviewing    2/3/4/10/    3/4/5/6/7                 1 O-E        Objective 4: Detect             Structure 32-37;
to comprehend seventh-grade informational and functional reading           11/12/13     /8/20/21/                              propaganda; distinguish fact    Understanding Text
materials                                                                  14/15/16     22/23/24                               from opinion                    Structure 52-56;
                                                                              18         /25/26/                                                               Understanding Text
                                                                                        27/28/29                                                               Structure 81-83; Collection
                                                                                         /30/31/                                                               1 Skills Review 121;
                                                                                          32/33                                                                Tracing an Author’s
                                                                                          37/38                                                                Argument 389- 392; An
                                                                                                                                                               Unforgettable Journey 402-
                                                                                                                                                               409; Collection 4 Skills
                                                                                                                                                               Review 471; Barrio Boy
                                                                                                                                                               499-507; Song of the Trees
                                                                                                                                                               508-526; Author Study 613;
                                                                                                                                                               Understanding
                                                                                                                                                               Autobiography 672-674;
                                                                                                                                                               The Flight of Icarus 675-
                                                                                                                                                               681; Evaluating Evidence
                                                                                                                                                               788
         a.   Determining sequence of events to enhance text                 Week         Week                                 Reading, Standard I             Reading for Information 882
              understanding                                                   20           41                                  Objective 2: Determine
                                                                                                                               sequence of events
         b.   Using specific context clues to determine meaning of           Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard IV            Echo and Narcissus 289-
              unfamiliar words                                              8/9/10/     16/17/18                               Objective 1: Determine word     295; Collection 3 Skills
                                                                              16         /19/20/                               meaning through the use of      Review 342; Collection 5
                                                                                        21/32/33                               context clues                   Skills Review 640;
                                                                                                                                                               Vocabulary Development
                                                                                                                                                               695

         c.   Applying self-monitoring strategies for text                   Week         Week           X                                                     Reading for Information
              understanding                                                   20           41                                                                  882; Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                                               Handbook: 1052; 1055
         d.   Drawing conclusions to determine unstated intent               Week        Week                                  Reading, Standard II            The Crane Wife- 725;
                                                                             17/20      34/36/41                               Objective 2: Draw conclusions   Reading for Information 882




                                                                 Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                      Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School              Textbook:
                                                                            Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                         Timeline                                                                    HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                        WINSTON
          5. Recognize the use of textual elements, including main idea       Week         Week           X        10 MC        Reading, Standard I               Understanding Text
and supporting details, to gain information from various text formats,      3/5/7/10/    5/6/9/10/                 2 O-E        Objective 1: Identify             Structures 52-55; Here Be
including graphs                                                            13/14/15     14/15/20                               supporting details                Dragons 164-167;
                                                                              16/20       /21/26/                               Standard II                       Understanding the Main
                                                                                         27/28/29                               Objective 1: Identify main idea   Idea 187-189;
                                                                                          /30/31/                                                                 Names/Nombres 393-401;
                                                                                         32/33/41                                                                 Finding the Main Idea 480-
                                                                                                                                                                  483; Summarizing 543-545;
                                                                                                                                                                  Analyzing Autobiography
                                                                                                                                                                  674; Summarizing a Text
                                                                                                                                                                  688; Summarizing the Main
                                                                                                                                                                  Ideas 739-745; Reading for
                                                                                                                                                                  Information 882- 887
                          LITERATURE
                                                                              Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard IV              Three Skeleton Key 38-51;
          6. Analyze nonfiction, science fiction, mystery or suspense,      2/3/4/14/    3/4/5/6/7                              Objective 3: Discern              Zoo 84-88; The Ruum 84-
fantasy, and adventure for distinguishing characteristics                      18        /8/28/29/                              organizational patterns           107; Reading Like a Wolf
                                                                                           37/38                                                                  478-479; Literary Criticism
                                                                                                                                                                  787
          a.   Classifying plot elements as exposition or hook, conflict,     Week         Week           X                     Reading, Standard III             Plot 2-3; Rikki-tikki-tavi 14-
               rising action, climax, falling action, or resolution         1/2/3/4/6    1/2/3/4/5                              Objective 2: Analyze literary     31; The Monsters Are Due
                                                                             /7/8/10/    /6/7/8/12                              elements                          on Maple Street 57-80;
                                                                            13/14/15      /13/14/                                                                 Collection 1 Skills Review
                                                                              /16/18     15/16/17                                                                 9; Response and Analysis
                                                                                          /20/21/                                                                 162; Stolen Day 204;
                                                                                         26/27/28                                                                 Charles 299; The Last
                                                                                          /29/30/                                                                 Dinosaur 437; Amigo
                                                                                         31/32/33                                                                 Brothers 484-495; Author
                                                                                           /37/36                                                                 Study 613; Chanclas 621-
                                                                                                                                                                  622; Dinorella 763

          7. Interpret the author’s message in various literary,              Week         Week                                                                   Response and Analysis 562;
informational, and functional texts                                            18          37/38                                                                  Author Study 613-619;
             Examples:      literary text—nonfiction, science fiction,                                                                                            Chanclas 622; Abuelito
                            suspense, fantasy, adventure                                                                                                          Who and The Place Where
                            informational and functional texts—laws,                                                                                              Dreams Come from 626;
                            directions, newspapers,                                                                                                               Author Study 627; Interview
                                   advertisements, Internet sources,                                                                                              766
                            pamphlets

                                                                  Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                       Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School             Textbook:
                                                                             Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                          Timeline                                                                   HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                        WINSTON
          a.   Comparing various types of informational and functional         Week        Week                                                                   Understanding Comparison
               texts                                                           5/14       9/10/28/                                                                and Contrast 164-167;
                                                                                             29                                                                   Understanding Text
                                                                                                                                                                  Structure 496
          8. Compare selections of culturally diverse literature and their     Week         Week           X                                                      Zoo 84-88; The Ruum 84-
characteristics                                                              3/4/6/7/8    5/6/7/8/                                                                107; A Day’s Wait 190-196;
             Examples:    Native American, Hispanic, African                 10/13/14     12/13/14                                                                Stolen Day 190-205;
                          American, Indian, European, Asian, Middle          15/16/18      /15/16/                                                                Charles 296-304; Miss
                          Eastern                                               19        17/20/21                                                                Awful 296-322; The Last
                                                                                           /26/27/                                                                Dinosaur 428-437; Amigo
                                                                                          28/29/30                                                                Brothers 484-495; Response
                                                                                           /31/32/                                                                and Analysis 670;
                                                                                          33/37/38                                                                Aschenputtel 746-767;
                                                                                            /39/40                                                                Dinorella 746-767;
                                                                                                                                                                  Interview 746-767; Long
                                                                                                                                                                  Walk to Freedom and Rosa
                                                                                                                                                                  Parks 845-861
               WRITING AND LANGUAGE
          9. Compose in descriptive, narrative, expository, and               Week          Week                                 Language, Standard V             Writing Workshop:
persuasive modes with a thesis sentence and introductory, supporting,        4/6/8/9/      7/8/12/                               Objective 1: Determine logical   Narrative 2-7; Persuasive
and concluding paragraphs when appropriate                                   15/16/19     13/16/17                               progression and completeness     222-227; Personal Narrative
                                                                                /20       /18/19/3                               of paragraphs                    330-3; Response and
                                                                                          0/31/32/                                                                Analysis 399; Descriptive
                                                                                          33/39/40                               Language, Standard II            Essay 462-467; Collection 4
                                                                                             /41                                 Objective 1 Use words that       Skills Review 473;
                                                                                                                                 create clarity, precision, and   Response and Analysis 540;
                                                                                                                                 vivid description                Supporting an Interpretation
                                                                                                                                 Objective 2: Use formal and      630-6; Response and
                                                                                                                                 informal language                Analysis 716 Comparison-
                                                                                                                                 appropriately                    Contrast Essay 772-777;
                                                                                                                                                                  Informative Report 864-869
          a.   Using transitional words and phrases for coherence              Week         Week           X                     Language, Standard I             Writing Workshop: Personal
                                                                              8/9/15/     16/17/18                               Objective 8: Determine correct   Narrative 330-3; Descriptive
                                                                                16         /19/30/                               placement of modifiers           Essay 462; Supporting an
                                                                                          30/32/33                                                                Interpretation 630-6;
                                                                                                                                                                  Comparison and Contrast
                                                                                                                                                                  772-777



                                                                   Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                   Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School             Textbook:
                                                                         Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                      Timeline                                                                   HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                    WINSTON
         b.   Composing various genres of literature by imitating an       Week         Week           X                     Language, Standard V             Response and Analysis
              author’s style, form, and purpose                          4/5/8/10/    7/8/9/10/                              Objective I: Determine logical   Pages: 78-79; 264; 282;
                          i. Examples: poetry, short story, folktale,      18/19      16/17/20                               progression and completeness     294; 388; 426; 505; 554;
                              tall tale, nonfiction, science fiction,                  /21/37/                               off paragraphs                   567; 575; 588; 592; 597;
                              suspense, fantasy, adventure,                           38/39/40                                                                600; 605; 608; 612; 662;
                              contemporary realistic fiction, legend,                                                                                         686; 716; 724; 731; 738;
                              fable, myth                                                                                                                     Story 2-7; Collection 1
                                                                                                                                                              Skills Review 123;
                                                                                                                                                              Comparing Aschenputtel,
                                                                                                                                                              Dinorella, and Interview
                                                                                                                                                              767; Comparing Long Walk
                                                                                                                                                              to Freedom with Rosa Parks
                                                                                                                                                              861 Comparing Charles
                                                                                                                                                              with Miss Awful 322;
                                                                                                                                                              Author Study 627
         c.   Using figurative language when writing in various            Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard III           Descriptive Essay 462-467
              genres                                                       15/16      30/31/32                               Objective 3: Demonstrate
                                                                                         /33                                 understanding of figurative
                                                                                                                             language and analogy
          10. Apply mechanics in writing, including commas to set off      Week         Week           X                     Language, Standard IV            Language Handbook: 995,
nouns of address and following introductory phrases and clauses             3            5/6                                 Objective 2: Demonstrate         1020-1021
                                                                                                                             correct use of commas
         a.   Punctuating titles correctly using quotation marks,          Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard IV            Language Handbook 1023-
              underlining, or italics                                      8/14       16/17/28                               Objective 4 Demonstrate          1026
                         i. Examples: quotation marks—short                              /29                                 correct use of quotation marks
                              stories                                                                                        and underlining
                              underlining or italics—books, magazines,
                              newspapers

         b.   Using semicolons, conjunctive adverbs, and commas to         Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard IV            Language Handbook:
              join two independent clauses or to correct run-on            15/16      30/31/32                               Objective 2: Demonstrate         10,1019, 1021-1022
              sentences                                                                  /33                                 correct use of commas
                                                                                                                             Objective 3: Demonstrate
                                                                                                                             correct use of a semicolon and
                                                                                                                             a colon
         c.   Demonstrating correct sentence structure by avoiding         Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard III           Language Handbook: 996,
              comma splices                                                15/16      30/31/32                               Objective 1 Correct run-on       1010-10, 1019-1021
                                                                                         /33                                 sentences, sentence fragments,
                                                                                                                             and comma splices
                                                               Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                         Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School               Textbook:
                                                                               Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                            Timeline                                                                     HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                            WINSTON
         d.   Using commas to set off nonessential clauses and                   Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard IV              Language Handbook: 986-
              appositives                                                        7/14       14/15/28                               Objective 2: Demonstrate           987, 995, 1020
                                                                                               /29                                 correct use of commas



          11 . Apply grammar conventions in writing to pronoun-                 Week          Week           X                     Language, Standard I               Grammar Link 56;
antecedent agreement and to subject-verb agreement with inverted word           3/4/13       5/6/7/8/                              Objective 3: Recognize             Language Handbook: 961,
order and with indefinite pronouns as subjects                                                26/27                                subject-verb agreement             970-975
                                                                                                                                   Objective 4: Recognize
                                                                                                                                   pronoun-antecedent agreement
                                                                                                                                   in number and gender
         a.   Identifying gerunds, infinitives, and participles in               Week         Week                                 Language, Standard I               Language Handbook 990,
              writing                                                             3            5/6                                 Objective 2: Identify correct      993, 994
                                                                                                                                   verb forms
         b.   Using degrees of comparison in writing                             Week        Week                                  Language, Standard II              Grammar Link 507;
                        i. Examples: good, better, best; beautiful,              10/14      20/21/28                               Objective 1: Use words that        Language Handbook 987-
                            more beautiful, most beautiful                                     /29                                 create clarity, precision, and     989
                                                                                                                                   vivid description
         c.   Identifying sentence patterns in writing                           Week         Week                                                                    Language Handbook: 1000-
                         i. Examples: subject→verb (S→V)                          4            7/8                                                                    1003, 1008-1009
                             subject→action verb→direct object
                             (S→AV→DO)
                             subject→action verb→indirect
                             object→direct object
                                           (S→AV→IO→DO)
                             subject→linking verb→predicate
                             nominative (S→LV→PN)
                             subject→linking verb→predicate
                             adjective (S→LV→PA)

         d.   Using compound and complex sentences in writing                    Week        Week                                                                     Language Handbook: 1008,
                                                                                4/15/16     7/8/30/3                                                                  1019
                                                                                            1/32/33
               RESEARCH AND INQUIRY
         12. Cite sources used in the research process                           Week        Week            X                     Language, Standard IV              Informative Report 864-869;
           Examples:      author, title, page numbers, date of                   19/20      39/40/41                               Objective 4: Demonstrate the       Communications Handbook
                          publication, publisher or uniform resource                                                               ability to locate information in   1044; 1045
                          locator (URL)                                                                                            reference material


                                                                     Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts                      Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School               Textbook:
                                                                            Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                         Timeline                                                                     HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                                         WINSTON
           13. Apply steps in the research process to identify a problem      Week        Week                                  Language, Standard IV              Informative Report 864-869;
or issue, locate resources and information, and present findings              19/20      39/40/41                               Objective 4: Demonstrate the       Communications Handbook
                                                                                                                                ability to locate information in   1041-1045
                                                                                                                                reference material
         a. Taking notes to gather and summarize information                  Week        Week            X                     Reading, Standard II               Taking Notes and Outlining
                                                                             7/19/20     14/15/39                               Objective 5: Recognize             266; Informative Report
                                                                                          /40/41                                statements that adequately         864-869; Communications
                                                                                                                                summarize a passage                Handbook 1044
       ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION
           14        Present findings from inquiry and research using a       Week         Week           X                     Language, Standard II              Public Service Announcement
variety of resources                                                           20           41                                  Objective 2: Use formal and        909-914; Speaking and
             Examples:     projects, brochures, display boards,                                                                 informal language                  Listening Handbook: 1047-
                           speeches, multimedia presentations                                                                   appropriately                      1049, 1050-1052, 1053-1056

         15         Demonstrate listening skills, including identifying       Week         Week                                 Reading, Standard I                Public Service
         the main idea, detail, purpose, and bias in group discussions,        20           41                                  Objective 1 Identify supporting    Announcement 909-914;
         public speeches, and media messages                                                                                    details                            Speaking and Listening
                                                                                                                                Standard II                        Handbook: 1047, 1048,
                                                                                                                                Objective 1: Identify main idea    1050- 1054, 1056, 1058,
                                                                                                                                                                   Media Handbook: 1064,
                                                                                                                                                                   1067, 1068




                                                                  Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008
SEVENTH GRADE

         Alabama Course of Study: English Language Arts              Block        Yearly       Stanford     # ARMT              Alabama High School          Textbook:
                                                                    Timeline                      10         Items                Graduation Exam
                                                                                 Timeline                                                                HOLT, RHINEHART,
                                                                                                                                                            WINSTON
         SELECTIONS UNRELATED TO AL COS                               Week        Week            X                                                   Mother and Daughter 136-
                                                                      5/7/9      9/10/14/                                                             145; The Smallest
                                                                                 15/18/19                                                             Dragonboy 146-163;
                                                                                                                                                      Collection 2 Skills Review
                                                                                                                                                      228-231; Annabel Lee 260-
                                                                                                                                                      265; User Friendly 271-283;
                                                                                                                                                      Understanding Text
                                                                                                                                                      Structure 284-288; I’m
                                                                                                                                                      Nobody 548-550; I like to
                                                                                                                                                      See It Lap the Miles 551-
                                                                                                                                                      554; I Am of the Earth;
                                                                                                                                                      Early Song 555-559;
                                                                                                                                                      Madam and the Rent Man
                                                                                                                                                      560-562; For Poets 609-612;
                                                                                                                                                      King Midas and the Golden
                                                                                                                                                      Touch 682-687; Oni and the
                                                                                                                                                      Great Bird 698-706; Aunty
                                                                                                                                                      Misery 727-731; The
                                                                                                                                                      Hummingbird King 732-
                                                                                                                                                      738; Collection 8 Skills
                                                                                                                                                      Review 915



         Alabama COS Appendices
         Seventh Grade Student Checklist for Editing                  Week         Week                                                               Writing Workshops,
                                                                      1-20         1-41                                                               Response and Analysis,
                                                                                                                                                      Essays, Paragraphs,
                                                                                                                                                      Language Handbook, Media
                                                                                                                                                      Handbook

MC = Multiple Choice Questions; O-E = Open Ended Questions.




                                                          Cherokee County Schools Course of Study: English Language Arts 2008

								
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