Whitman Middle School

Middle School

English Language Arts

Whitman Middle School ELA Scope and Sequence

6th Grade

Personal Narrative

Thinking Deeply about Characters

Literary Essay

Non-Fiction Reading Skills

Embracing our Differences – Integrated Reading and Writing Unit

Independent Writing Unit

Book Clubs – Civil Rights, Refugees, Biography, Historical Fiction, High Interest

7th Grade

Fiction Signposts

Book Club #1

Realistic Fiction

NF Signposts

Research Based Argument Essay

Book Club #2

Literary Essay

Structure through Poetry

8th Grade

Analyzing Fiction

Author’s Craft Essay

Argument Essay

Non-Fiction Reading and Notetaking

Book Clubs

Global Issues: Collecting and Evaluating Sources