English Humanities in Grade 7 | 5ème

English Humanities Class in Grade 7 Meets Six Times / Week

Content:
  • Medieval Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • Poetry
  • MLA formatting
  • Grammar and mechanics
  • History of the Middle Ages
  • Personal Essays
  • History of the English Language
  • Research essay
  • Independent reading literature circles
Objectives:
  • Hone written and oral expression
  • Learn the stages of the writing process
  • Deepen understanding of literary analysis
  • Explore imagination and symbols
  • Develop grammar skills
  • Literary analysis
  • Explore creativity
Assessment:
  • Vocabulary competitions
  • Oral presentations
  • Writing portfolio
  • Writer’s notebooks
  • Class participation
  • Literature circles
  • Essays
  • Projects
  • Film and digital media presentations
Resources:
  • Selections from Shakespeare
  • Beowulf (excerpts)
  • The Epic of Sunjata
  • Independent reading
  • Poetry
  • Khan Academy
Teachers
 
Ms. Hannah Duff
English Humanities & Drama
Christina Wong