Language Arts Elective 7th Grad

SPEAK UP, WRITE NOW (LANGUAGE ARTS)

Longing for a chance to unleash your imagination? Ever have trouble finding your voice? Wish you had something to add to the conversation?  In this LA workshop elective, students will have the opportunity to explore real-world writing and speaking in order to enhance their current communication skills and help prepare them for high school conversations and compositions.  Activities will include the analysis of art, film clips, essays, YouTube videos, graphs, newspaper columns, etc.  In addition, students will compose written works and presentations in which they will express and reflect on their lives, inform and explain their research, and interpret and evaluate a variety of resources.

Sample assignments include-  So What? articles, Burning Question presentations, You Should Know interviews, and That is Disturbing! commentaries and Oops, I Shouldn't Have Said That skits. High school is waiting.  It's time for you to speak up and write now!

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