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Junior High School
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Ms. Gott
7th Grade Language Arts - Liberty Jr. High

Genres of Study


We have an exciting year of reading, writing, and grammar. Below you will find an outline of the many different genres of study that we will cover. Due to flexibility and time restraints, the order and duration with which these genres will be covered, varies.
Literature Terms to Master:
Predict, Visualize, Question, Clarify, Inference, Evaluate, Connect, Plot, Setting, Conflict, Theme, Symbol, Mood, Tone, Character, Characterization, Static Character, Dynamic Character, Foil Character, Protagonist, Antagonist, Symbol, Imagery, Irony, Situational Irony, Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony, Foreshadowing, Flashback, Inference, Point of View, Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Stereotype, Figurative Language, Rhyme, Rhythm,  Personification, Genre

Genres of Study for Reading:
Literature Terms, Class Novels (per the approved district reading list) , Folklore Unit, Short Stories, Independent Reading, Literature Circles, Drama Unit, Poetry Unit, Science Fiction Unit, Literature Circles, Titanic/Survivor Unit, Reading Workshop, Incorporation of Current Reading Strategies, Non-Fiction Unit, Biography Unit

Genres of Study for Writing:
Spelling, Grammar (all parts of speech in their form and function), Writing Workshop (informative/explanatory, argumentative, narrative), Creative Writing, Proof-Reading Strategies, Editing Strategies 

Notice and Note reading strategies for Close Reading.