Language Arts (7th)

Cassie Cole
ccole@shpamn.org
612-314-7600

This is my fifth year at Seven Hills Preparatory Academy. I received my BA from St. Olaf and my MA from the University of St. Thomas. 

I am passionate about my family, traveling, books, the arts, teaching, and my morning cup of coffee.



So many good texts and just enough time!

Short Stories:

-The Necklace, Gift of the Magi, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Lottery

Novels:

-Animal Farm, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Call of the Wild

Nonfiction:

-When I was Puerto Rican, Shooting an Elephant, The Night the Bed Fell

Poetry (an abundance, here's just a few):

-Macavity, Red Wheelbarrow, My Papa's Waltz, Annabel Lee

 

 

 

 

 

Enrichment:

LOVE TO READ?

(Have some extra time? Try these out!)

-A Wrinkle in Time
-Flowers for Algernon
-The Outsiders
-The Joy Luck Club
-The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Want more?? Check out these 8th grade recommendations! http://www.readworks.org/rw/beat-summer-reading-slump?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=5.10.16%20summer

LOVE TO WRITE?

(Some ideas to keep the creativity flowing)

-Start a blog! Write about your summer adventures and invite your friends to follow your updates! https://wordpress.com/

-Enter a free poetry contest! Remember to practice the skills we learned this year! 

https://www.poeticpower.com/poetry.php

Get started on your own story using these first-line prompts!

 http://writingexercises.co.uk/firstlinegenerator.php

LOVE TO SPEAK?

(some ideas to make sure your voice is heard!)

-Try your hand at an open mic night! http://sprocketssaintpaul.org

WANT TO JUST PRACTICE YOUR MAD SKILLS?

Check out this link for extra practice worksheets on everything related to Language Arts and Grammar! http://www.k12reader.com/subject/figurative-language-worksheets/

 

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