DHS English 7

Students read and study various forms of literature and learn the importance and mechanics of clear, concise writing. In order to master grammar they study the parts of speech, elements of a sentence, and sentence diagramming. Through in-class writings, personal essays, paragraph writing, and other compositions, they learn how to write clearly and concisely.

Summer Reading 
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (ISBN: 9780553212495)
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (ISBN: 9780553211283)

Textbooks
Elements of Literature First Course, HBJ, 1993 (ISBN: 9780030741937)
English Language Handbook 7, Perfection Learning, 2002 (ISBN: 9781580793971)

Required Reading
The Yearling, by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (ISBN: 076714005952)
Diary of Anne Frank (ISBN: 9780822203070)

7th Grade Book Justifications