Course Syllabus

syllabus 7th grade language arts a

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Welcome

We are pleased that you selected this course to fulfill your unique educational needs. You are now a member of the Mizzou Academy global student body.

Many readings in the course are available from CommonLit.org.   A select few of those resources require you to create an account and login with a class code.  The Mizzou Academy class code is DGPWZ9.

 

Course Description

Our Grade 7 Language Arts course supports you as you develop as a reader, writer, thinker, speaker, and listener. This course takes an integrated approach to genre studies, giving you opportunities and skills to analyze narratives, poetry, essay, nonfiction writing, and visuals. In the second semester, you also will study a novel.

Our Grade 7 Language Arts course asks how we can use hope to overcome challenges, and how we can learn from each other to make a positive difference in our communities. You will use active reading strategies to understand, enjoy, and respond to literature; develop creative and critical thinking skills; experiment with multimedia and art activities; and use the writing process to write creative and analytical pieces.

Required Materials

There are no printed materials required for this course. You will need a computer to access links within the course to various readings. 

Exams

The Midterm Exam is over Lessons 1-6.

 Note: Before taking this exam, complete the study guide, located in the course modules. Also refer to Skill Group 10 in our Student Study Skills and Resources library.

This exam is proctored. Your proctor or teacher will enter the access code for you to begin your exam. When you begin, you will have 2 hours.

During the exam you are NOT allowed to navigate away from this exam page or use any other resources to assist you in the exam unless otherwise specified on this exam page.* 

Your exam is 50 questions, 2 points each; Choose the one best answer. 

 *As a reminder from your syllabus, not complying with the rules of the exam may result in an exam score of zero. Refer to Academic Integrity policy in your syllabus for more information.

The Final Exam is over Lessons 7-10.

 Note: Before taking this exam, complete the study guide, located in the course modules. Also refer to Skill Group 10 in our Student Study Skills and Resources library.

This exam is proctored. Your proctor or teacher will enter the access code for you to begin your exam. When you begin, you will have 2 hours.

During the exam you are NOT allowed to navigate away from this exam page or use any other resources to assist you in the exam unless otherwise specified on this exam page.* 

Your exam is 50 questions, 2 points each; Choose the one best answer. 

*As a reminder from your syllabus, not complying with the rules of the exam may result in an exam score of zero. Refer to Academic Integrity policy in your syllabus for more information.

ALLOWED MATERIALS

You do not need any extra materials with you to complete the midterm or final exams.

 

Grades

Your final grade will be based on the number of points you earn on assignments and exams.

The following grading scale applies only to students who meet this standard:

Grading Scale
Grade Percentage
A 90–100
B 80–89
C 70–79
D 60–69
F 0–59

After completing the course, unofficial transcripts will be available in the Tiger Portal. See this page for information on requesting official transcripts. 

Canvas and Technical Support - middle school

Canvas is the where course content, grades, and communication will reside for this course.

Technical Requirements

The most up-to-date requirements can be found here: 

 

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