Welcome to 7th and 8th Grade Literacy!  

Literacy:  the quality or state of being literate. 

Literacy class helps students develop their abilities to read, write, and speak effectively.

In both grades instruction focuses on
  • critical thinking 
  • reading for a variety of purposes
  • writing to inform, to explain, to express an opinion, and to persuade
  • grammar and structural analysis of a written piece
  • effective speaking skills