Jamie Rubadou - ELA

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     Welcome to 7th grade English Language Arts! 

My goal as your ELA teacher is to challenge you to become confident readers, effective writers, engaging speakers, and critical thinkers. 

The curriculum will focus on addressing all the South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for English Language Arts: Inquiry, Reading Literature, Reading Informational Text, Communication, and Writing. A tentative course outline is printed below. At the end of each unit, students will be completing a cumulative writing project.

Unit 1: Realistic Fiction

      *Novel Study—Freak The Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

Unit 2: Creative Expression: Poetry & Drama          

Unit 3: Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs, oh my!      

Unit 4: Advertising and Media in Our Lives 

Unit 5: The Art of Arguing           

Unit 6: Fantasy Fiction

     *Novel Study—The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Class Materials:

• 1 composition book

• 1, 3 prong pocket folder

• 1 regular folder

• 1 pack of glue sticks


If any questions or concerns arise, I encourage you to contact me at any time.

Mrs. Rubadou