• Welcome to Mr. Gliatta's 7th Grade

    Literacy Class! 

    In this class, we will cover some interesting material and have fun working with others to complete various group activities. I look forward to getting to know all of you throughout this school year. Some of the topics we will cover include: 

    Reading:

    • Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
    • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
    • Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
    • Poetry
    • Non-Fiction Texts
    • Short Stories 
    • Song Lyric Analysis

    Writing:

    • Research Simulation Tasks
    • Literary Analysis Tasks
    • Narrative Writing
    • Poetry Analysis
    • Creative Writing
    • Speech Writing

    Speaking and Working with Others:

    • Argumentative and Persuasive Speeches
    • Group Presentations
    • Socratic Seminars
    • Table Top Twitter
    • Text and Film Analysis

    Other fun and exciting projects and activities throughout the year!

  • Class Schedule:

    Period 1 Prep

    Periods 2-3 Literacy

    Periods 4-5 Literacy

    Period 6 Lunch

    Periods 7-8 Literacy

     

     

    Email:  lgliatta@jacksonsd.org

    Phone:  732-833-4701

  • For this class, you will need:

    • 1-inch binder with 3 dividers

    • pack of Post-It notes

    • loose leaf paper

    • pens and pencils

    You also may want to have:

    • highlighters

    • colored pencils or crayons

    • colored markers

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