Language & Literature

2016-2017 English Department

Resource Teacher

Karen Orens

Summer Reading Activities

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Humanities Grade 6
Humanities Grade 7
Humanities Grade 8

Enduring Understandings

  • Language is a powerful tool for expressing ideas, beliefs, and feelings.
  • Knowledge of language facilitates thought.
  • Readers, listeners, and viewers continually develop and apply strategies to construct meaning from increasingly complex and challenging texts.
  • Writers and speakers strategically use language to communicate for a variety of purposes.
  • Individuals need advanced literacy skills to participate actively and successfully in today’s demanding, information-based society.
  • Literature reveals the complexities of the world and human experience.

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