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Bayamn Military Academy

Road 871, Corner de Diego Expressway


Volcn Arenas, Hato Tejas
Bayamn, Puerto Rico 00961
Tel: (787) 798-6510

Course Outline
Course Title:

English Language Arts and Literature

Class Code:

Ingl07

Course Schedule:

7 Hours bi-weekly
1 hr 30 min
1 credit

Teacher:

Mrs. Liz Y. Santiago


B-07

Standards: Oral Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Skills, Literary Appreciation and
Technology

Course Description:
The Bayamon Military Academy seventh grade English course aims to capture
students interest in grammar usage, techniques and mechanics as well as the
enjoinment and understanding of literature. The integration of the course skills
will help develop his/her capacities to interact effectively in a verbal and nonverbal environment.

Justification
The oral and written communication is a fundamental and a compelling tool to
develop a skilled student for the future. He or she will use these tools to help
enable the ability in applying language skills in an integrated form, to solve
problems in sense of personal fulfillment and capable of working to change
society in a responsible way. Student will gain the capacity of being critical
thinkers respecting other peoples opinions and beliefs.

Objectives
Student will be able to use and understand grammar usage and its mechanics, to
interpret literary elements with special emphasis in conflict and figure of speech.
Learn to use and understand new words by using the dictionary
Communicate effectively in small informal group activities
Develop and understand the meaning of an essay and the different
kinds of essays
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Distinguish difference between a sentence and sentence fragment


Recognize complete and simple subject and predicates (verb)
Identify and classify nouns
Name and classify pronouns and its antecedents in a sentence
Choose the adjectives and the word it modifies
Identifies and classifies pronouns
Enhance his/her oral communication by doing oral presentations about
specific theme intergrading media and technology
Locate adverbs and the word it modifies
Select and classify verbs in their tense
Spells plural forms of nouns
Write effective sentences
Identify subject complements and object of the verb
Identify and classify phrases in sentences
Distinguish between adverb or adjectives
Diagram sentences using sentence diagramming
Take dictations of words, phrases, sentences and short paragraphs
Analyze the subject and verb agreement
Understand the pronoun and antecedents agreement
Predict outcome
Recognize main ideas
Mention details
Recall sequence of events
Distinguish between fact or opinion
Brainstorm, draft, revise, edit and publish essays
Develop a thesis statement
State the elements of literature
Communicate personal opinions of a topic or theme
Provide critical thoughts
Answer questions in complete thought
Respect other students thought
Show tolerance toward another person
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Criteria of Evaluation
The student evaluation tend to be objective, therefore to better understand and
help my student in their strengths and weakness, I will use different methods of
evaluation.

Collages
Oral presentations
Chapter Tests
Assignments
Class work
Special Projects
Power Point presentations
Self evaluation
Journal
Language usage

Grade Criteria:
A = 90% - 100%
B = 80% - 89%
C = 70% - 79%
D = 60% - 69%
F = under 59%

English Class Outline


A. The Parts of a Sentence (3 weeks)
Sentence or sentence fragment
Subject and Predicate
Kinds of Sentences
Unit test
B. The parts of a Speech (3 weeks)
Nouns
Pronouns
Adjectives
Verbs
Unit test
C. The Parts of Speech (3 weeks)
Verbs
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Interjections
Unit test
D. Complements (2 weeks)
Object of the verb or Subject complements
Unit test
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E. The Phrase (3 weeks)


Prepositional Phrase
Verbal and Verbal Phrases
Appositives and appositives phrases
Unit test
F. The Clause (3 weeks)
The independent clause
The subordinating clause
Unit test
G. Kind of Sentence Structure (2 weeks)
Simple
Compound
Complex
Compound-complex
Unit test
H. Sentence Diagramming (3 weeks)
Subjects and Verbs
Adjectives and Adverb
Complement
Phrases
Verbal and verbal phrases
Clauses
Unit test
I.

Agreement (3 weeks)
Number
Agreement of subject and verb
Problems in Agreement
Agreement of Pronoun and antecedent
Unit test

J. Using Verbs correctly (3 weeks)


Unit test
K. Using Pronouns correctly (3 weeks)
Unit test

Literature Outline

Rikki-Tikki-tavi
o Reading Skills: Retelling

Three Skeleton Key


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o Reading Skills: Making Predictions

The Monkey and the Crocodile


o Reading Skills: Retelling

Rice Sandwich
o Reading Skills: Making Inferences

Learning to Float
o Reading Skills: Making Predictions

The Highwayman
o Reading Skills: Making Predictions

Phaethon
o Reading Skills: Identify Cause and Effect

After twenty Years


o Reading Skills: Making Predictions

Names/Nombres
o Reading Skills: Discovering the Main Idea

Thanksgiving with the Conners


o Reading Skills: Making Inferences
Amigo Brothers
o Reading Skills: Comparison and Contrast

Im Nobody
o Reading Skills: Punctuation Clues

Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out
o Reading Skills: Reading Aloud

Bats
o Reading Skills: Reading Aloud

King Arthur: The Sword in the Stone


o Reading Skill: Retelling

Sir Garwain and the Loathly Lady


o Reading Skills: Predicting

The Changing of the Shrew


o Reading Skills: Using Text clues

Casting Call; Hollywood Beat application to Work


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o Reading Focus: Analyzing Public Documents and Identifying Text


Structure

How to Locate the Big and Little Dippers


o Reading Skills. Identifying Text Structures

**Note: The rest of the 10 weeks will be giving literature integrated with the
grammar class. **

Resources
Holt Handbook First Course
Holt, Rinehart Wistion
Language and Sentence Skills
Practice Holt,Rinehart Wistion
Dictionaries

Computer
Newspaper
Magazines
Internet

Reference

Holt Handbook First Course Holt, Rinehart Wistion


Language and Sentence Skills Practice Holt,Rinehart Wistion
Other English books
Internet
Newspaper
Magazines

Bayamn Military Academy


Road 871, Corner de Diego Expressway
Volcn Arenas, Hato Tejas
Bayamn, Puerto Rico 00961
Tel: (787) 798-6510

Course Syllabus
Course Title:

English Language Arts and Literature

Class Code:

Ingl07

Course Schedule:

7 Hours bi-weekly
1 hr 30 min
1 credit

Teacher:

Liz Y. Santiago Vlez


B-07

Standards: Oral Skills, Writing Skills, Reading Skills, Literary Appreciation and
Technology

Course Description:
The Bayamon Military Academy seventh grade English course aims to capture students
interest in grammar usage, techniques and mechanics as well as the enjoinment and
understanding of literature. The integration of the course skills will help develop his/her
capacities to interact effectively in a verbal and non-verbal environment.

Justification
The oral and written communication is a fundamental and a compelling tool to develop a
skilled student for the future. He or she will use these tools to help enable the ability in
applying language skills in an integrated form, to solve problems in sense of personal
fulfillment and capable of working to change society in a responsible way. Student will
gain the capacity of being critical thinkers respecting other peoples opinions and beliefs.
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Instructional Objectives:
Student will be able to use and understand grammar usage and its mechanics, to interpret
literary elements with special emphasis in conflict and figure of speech.
Learn to use and understand new words by using the dictionary
To communicate effectively in small informal group activities
Will develop and understand the meaning of an essay and the different kinds of
essays
Distinguish difference between a sentence and sentence fragment
Recognize complete and simple subject and predicates (verb)
To identify and classify nouns
To name and classify pronouns and its antecedents in a sentence
To choose the adjectives and the word it modifies
To identify and classify pronouns
To enhance their oral communication by doing oral presentations about specific
theme intergrading media and technology
To locate adverbs and the word it modifies
To select and classify verbs in their tense
To spell plural forms of nouns
To write effective sentences
To identify subject complements and object of the verb
To identify and classify phrases in sentences
To distinguish between adverb or adjectives
To diagram sentences using sentence diagramming
To take dictations of words, phrases, sentences and short paragraphs
To analyze the subject and verb agreement
To understand the pronoun and antecedents agreement
Predict outcome
Recognize main ideas
Mention details
Recall sequence of events
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Distinguish between fact or opinion


Brainstorm, draft, revise, edit and publish essays
Develop a thesis statement
State the elements of literature
Communicate personal opinions of a topic or theme
Provide critical thoughts
Answer questions in complete thought
Respect other students thought
Show tolerance toward another person

Criteria of Evaluation
The student evaluation tend to be objective, therefore to better understand and help my
student in their strengths and weakness, I will use different methods of evaluation.

Oral presentations
Chapter Tests
Assignments
Class work
Special Projects
Power Point presentations
Written Projects
Journal
Language usage

Grade Criteria:
A = 90% - 100%
B = 80% - 89%
C = 70% - 79%
D = 60% - 69%
F = under 59%

English Class Outline


A. Chapter 1
The Parts of a Sentence (3 weeks)

Sentence or sentence fragment

Subject and Predicate


A. The Subject
1. Simple and complete subjects
B. The Predicate
1. Simple and complete predicates
2. Verb Phrase
C. Compound Subjects and simple predicates

Kinds of Sentences
a. Declarative
b. Imperative
c. Interrogative
d. Exclamatory
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Unit test
H. Chapter 2
The parts of a Speech (Nouns, Pronouns and Adjectives) (3 weeks)

Nouns
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

Concrete
Abstract
Proper
Collective
Compound Nouns

Pronouns
a. Personal
b. Demonstrative
c. Interrogative
d. Relative
e. Indefinite
f. Reflexive or Intensive

Adjectives
a. Articles
b. Nouns or Adjectives
c. Demonstrative
d. Proper Adjectives
e. Verbs
Unit test

I. Chapter 3
The Parts of Speech (Verb, Adverb, Prepositions, Conjunctions and
Interjection) (3 weeks)

Verb
a. Action or Linking
b. Helping and Main
c. Transitive or Intransitive

Adverbs
a. Adjectives or Adverbs
b. The position of Adverbs

Prepositions
a. Prepositional Phrase
b. Prepositions or Adverbs

Conjunctions
a. Coordinating
D. Correlative
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8. Interjections
Unit test
J. Chapter 4
Complements (3 weeks)

Complements
b. Object of the verb
c. Direct object
d. Indirect object
e. Subject Complements
i. Predicate Nominative
ii. Predicate Adjectives
Unit test

K. Chapter 5
The Phrase (2 weeks)

Prepositional Phrase
a.Adjective Phrase
b. Adverb Phrase

Verbal and Verbal Phrases


a.The participle and participial phrase
b. The infinitive and infinitive phrase

Appositives and appositives phrases


Unit test

L. Chapter 6
The Clause (3 weeks)

The independent clause

The subordinating clause


a.The adjective clause
b. The noun clause
c.The adverb clause
Unit test

M. Chapter 7
Kind of Sentence Structure (2 weeks)
1.
2.
3.
4.

The simple sentence


The compound sentence
The complex sentence
The compound-complex sentence
Unit test

H. Chapter 8
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Sentence Diagramming (3 weeks)


1. Subjects and Verbs
a. Understood subjects
b. Compound subjects and verbs
2. Adjectives and Adverbs
a. adjectives
b. adverbs
3. Objects
a. Subject complement
b. Object of the verb
c. Compound subject complements or object of the verb
4. Phrases
a. Prepositional Phrase
b. Adjective Phrase
c. Adverb Phrase
5. Verbal and verbal phrases
a. Participles and participial phrase
b. Gerund and gerund phrase
c. Infinitives and infinitives phrase
d. Appositives and appositive phrase
6. Subordinating Clauses
a. Adjectives clauses
b. Adverb clauses
c. Noun clauses
Unit test
I. Chapter 8
Agreement (3 weeks)
1. Number
2. Agreement of subject and verb
3. Problems in Agreement
a. Phrases between subject and verb
b. Indefinite Pronouns
c. Compound subjects
e. Other Problems in Subject-Verb Agreement
4. Agreement of Pronoun and antecedent
Unit test
J. Chapter 9
Using Verbs correctly (3 weeks)
1. Principal parts of verbs
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a. Regular
b. Irregular
2. Tense
a. Consistency of Tense
3. Active and Passive Voice
4. Six Troublesome verb
a. Lie vs. Lay
b. Sit vs. Set
c. Rise vs. Raise
Unit test
K. Chapter 10
Using Pronouns correctly (3 weeks)
1. Case
b. Nominative Case
c. Objective Case
2. Special pronoun problems
a. Who vs. Whom
b. Pronouns with Appositives
c. Reflexive pronouns
d. Clear reference
Unit test

Literature Outline
COLLECTION 1
1. Rikki-Tikki-tavi
a. Reading Skills: Retelling
2. Three Skeleton Key
a. Reading Skills: Making Predictions
3. The Monkey and the Crocodile
a. Reading Skills: Retelling

COLLECTION 2
1. A Rice Sandwich
a. Reading Skills: Making Inferences
2. Learning to Float
a. Reading Skills: Making Predictions
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COLLECTION 3
1. The Highwayman
a. Reading Skills: Making Predictions
2.

Phaethon
a. Reading Skills: Identify Cause and Effect

COLLECTION 4
1. After twenty Years
a. Reading Skills: Making Predictions
2. Names/Nombres
a. Reading Skills: Discovering the Main Idea
3. Thanksgiving with the Conners
a. Reading Skills: Making Inferences

COLLECTION 5
1. Amigo Brothers
a. Reading Skills: Comparison and Contrast
2. Im Nobody
a. Reading Skills: Punctuation Clues
3. Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out
a. Reading Skills: Reading Aloud
4. Bats
a. Reading Skills: Reading Aloud

Collection 7
1. King Arthur: The Sword in the Stone
a. Reading Skill: Retelling
2. Sir Garwain and the Loathly Lady
a. Reading Skills: Predicting
b.
3. The Changing of the Shrew
a. Reading Skills: Using Text clues

Collection 8
1. Casting Call; Hollywood Beat application to Work
a. Reading Focus: Analyzing Public Documents and Identifying Text Structure
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2. How to Locate the Big and Little Dippers


a. Reading Skills. Identifying Text Structures
**Note: The rest of the 10 weeks will be giving literature integrated with the grammar
class. **

Resources
Holt Handbook First Course
Holt, Rinehart Wistion
Language and Sentence Skills
Practice Holt,Rinehart Wistion
Dictionaries
Notebook
Computer

Newspaper
Magazines
Internet
Cardboard
Scissors
Glue
White board

Reference

Holt Handbook First Course Holt, Rinehart Wistion


Language and Sentence Skills Practice Holt,Rinehart Wistion
Other English books
Internet
Newspaper
Magazines

** Subject to Change **

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