© 2019 by M Johnson.
Ontario Middle School
Seventh grade literature is an opportunity for
students to explore in greater depth various genres
of literature. This course will hopefully encourage
students to appreciate the joy of reading.
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . .
The man who never reads lives only one.” – George
“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the
right book.” – J.K. Rowling
Please check this site weekly to obtain further
resources which will assist our classroom study.
Our Class Website
Students and parents:
Please take advantage of this website. Much
of what we will cover in class is presented
through the various pages connected to this
website. Students will also use their Google
Classroom to receive and post various
The navigation bar at the top of each page
will link to the following web pages:
AR and I-Ready
The AR (Accelerated Reader) program is used
to measure students’ reading
comprehension. Important deadlines will be
posted and updated throughout the school
year. I-Ready diagnostic testing will be used
to measure students’ reading levels and
The Weekly Assignments box at the top right
of this page should be checked on a weekly
basis. Assignments will be posted on a
weekly basis along with due dates. Links will
also be provided for students to view or print
worksheets. Should a student be absent,
classwork and homework will be available for
students to view and print.
Our first unit of study will be Greek
mythology introducing fiction and nonfiction
Students will be creating a glossary of literary
terms in their notebooks. These are the
terms that they will need to know throughout
our discussions and assignments.
There are several methods to contact me
should you have any questions. My email and
phone information is provided. You can send
a message via Remind. I will try to get back
with you as soon as possible.
7th Grade Standards
A lists of the content and various standards is
provided. Our goal this year is to cover these
topics as best as we can in preparation for
the AIR test that students will take in the
HONORS Literature Class
Content for the Honors literature class is
made available on the web pages and
occasionally there may be separate pages
made just for this class.
Extra-credit assignments will be made
available through this website periodically.
Students will have to check on a regular basis
in an effort to locate those postings.
Much of what is covered in class will also be
available for students to view, download, and/or
print online thru Google Classroom. Students
will want to check their Google Classroom app on a
daily basis for assignments, messages, and
The Google Classroom app will also be used for
class activities, homework assignments, quizzes,
and testing purposes.
Students will need to signup to join their
appropriate class. Signup codes are posted in the
classroom at school.