English Language Arts - Grade 6 and 7

  • Language – Grammar

    1. Parts of Speech
      • Common Nouns and Proper Nouns
      • Regular plural nouns
      • Irregular plural nouns
      • Personal pronouns
      • Demonstrative Pronouns
      • Relative pronouns
      • Indefinite pronouns
      • Verbs: Regular Present and past Tense
      • Verbs: Irregular Present and Past Tense
      • Sub-Verb Agreement
      • Action Verbs
      • Helping Verbs
      • Linking Verbs
      • Transitive Verbs
      • Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives
      • Adjectives
      • Adverbs
      • Conjunctions
      • Interjections
      • Prepositions
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Articles
    2. Sentences
      • Declarative Sentences
      • Interrogative Sentences
      • Exclamatory Sentences
      • Imperative Sentences
      • Simple Sentences
      • Compound Sentences
      • Complex Sentences
      • Sentence Fragments
      • Combining Sentences

    Language – Mechanics

    1. Capitalization
      • Proper nouns
      • Sentences, Direct Quotations
      • Personal and Business letters
    2. Punctuation
      • Periods – In dialogues, In abbreviations, In initials
      • Question marks
      • Commas – Series, between clauses, in letters
      • Quotation marks
      • Apostrophes
      • Colons and Semicolons

     

    Language – Usage

    1. Verbs: rise, teach, wrote
    2. Verbs: bring, take
    3. Adjectives: busy, early, easy
    4. Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative
    5. Differentiate Adjective and Adverb
    6. Homophones
    7. Contractions
    8. Negatives and double negatives

     

    Reading

    1. Reading Comprehension
      • Literary texts – Stories & drama (Grade appropriate)
      • Non- fictional Reading
      • Informational text
    1. Reading Comprehension Strategies
      • Make Connections
      • Ask Questions
      • Visualize
      • Determine Text Importance.
      • Make Inferences
      • Synthesize

    Writing

    1. Writing samples
      • Opinion pieces on topics
      • Informative/explanatory texts
    1. Understanding structure and format
      • Pre-writing
      • Drafting
      • Revising
      • Proofreading
      • Publishing
    1. Brainstorming Ideas
    2. Writing Templates
      • Evaluating writing
      • Writing process practice
    1. Writing strategies and tips