L.A. 7/8Teacher: Donna Jones
Cost: $20/week for 32 weeks
$40 materials fee
This is a comprehensive language arts and literature studies course that will cover: Writing, vocabulary, spelling, and reading comprehension, while promoting active reading and reflective thinking. Literature studies will provide the stimulus for writing and assignments will give students exposure to the elements, the language and the methods of the writing focusing on content, style, organization and mechanics. Writing skills will be challenged and refined through classroom instruction, guided practice and at home assignments.
Curriculum/Required Text(s): 1) TLP guide and novel The Door in the Wall
2) TLP guide and novel The Incredible Journey
3) TLP guide and novel The Phantom Tollbooth
4) TLP guide and novel Treasure Island