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Dials, Shaquel

7th - ELA

Hey Wildcats!

Welcome to 7th grade ELA with Ms. S. Dials. Originally from Florence, SC, Ms. Dials moved to Charlotte, NC in 2011 and has been in love with the area since! After graduating from Johnson C. Smith University in 2015, Ms. Dials began her teaching journey teaching middle school English. Ms. Dials' educational philosophy is, "I have the power to excel, and the determination to succeed at anything placed before me," as she continues to instill this into her scholars and 6 year old son, Kye. Ms. Dials is excited about this upcoming school year to continue the success of our future leaders!

7th Grade ELA Course Description

Seventh grade students will use oral language, written language, and media and technology for expressive, informational, argumentative, critical, and literary purposes. Students also utilize their study of the structure of language and grammar rules in order to speak and write effectively.

While emphasis in the seventh grade is placed on argument, students should also:

Interpret and synthesize information.

Expand argumentation to include the use of counterclaims.

Express individual perspectives in response to personal, social, cultural, and historical issues.

Critically analyze print and non-print texts.

Use effective sentence construction and edit for improvements in sentence formation, usage, mechanics, and spelling.

Interpret and evaluate a wide range of literary and informational texts

Materials Needed:

  • 1 composition or spiral notebook
  • 1” - 1 ½” 3-ring binder
  • Pencils and erasers

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