2021-2022 Syllabus

The below chart is a working document of this year’s class units, and is subject to change.

Ms. Timmon’s 7th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies

  Social Studies Reading Writing
Quarter 1

First Humans, Egypt, West African Kinddoms, Colonialism

Two Current Events per quarter

Reading Logs with choice books (at home)–Every other week (total of 4 reading logs)

Facing the Lion: Growing up Maasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

Narrative writing into class anthology



Quarter 2 Middle East, Judaism, Islam I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai Biography Research Project
Quarter 3 India, China, Japan, Hinduism, Buddhism

Novel Projects (at home) 

Ticket to India by N.H. Senzai

Argumentative Writing and Speech
Quarter 4 Greece, Rome, Middle Ages in Europe, Renaissance, Christianity, Reformation The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Bernstein Unit on Systems of the English Language and Poetry