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GRADE 7
OVERVIEW ‐ UNITS OF STUDY
 
 
 
LITERATURE:  Reader --Nashi Skarby

Selected readings including literature by:
  • Ivan Franko
  • Taras Shevchenko
  • Olha Kobylianska
  • Lesia Ukrainka
  • and other authors
 Excercises To Accompany Reader:  Series of follow-up written work for each story
 
HISTORY:
  • Famine in Ukraine – 1932-1933
  • Ukrainians in Canada  – (1890+) – first wave of immigration
    Lesia’s Dream; Nickola and Granny; Men in Sheepskin Coats (excerpts from these novels to supplement Ukrainians in Canada unit)
GEOGRAPHY:  ISU-Independent Study Unit  - Topic T.B.A.

NOVEL STUDY:  Sribni Nytky (Silver Threads) - Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

POETRY:  One to two poems per term will be assigned for memory work
  
BASIC PREPARATION:  Students are expected to come to class with their own school supplies every day. Student agenda should also be brought to class to record any changes or special instructions. 
 
Tests are to be completed in BLUE INK only.
 
 
HOMEWORK:  Students are required to complete any unfinished class work at home and find time to review. Keeping up with work is a good study habit and tends to lessen stress before upcoming tests.
 
EVALUATION:  Students are assessed based on the following:
  • Reading fluency and progress
  • Oral participation in class
  • Completion of assigned work on a timely basis
  • Written tests, reading tests, oral tests, memorization
 
% BREAKDOWN AS FOLLOWS:
  • Class/Homework:  30%
  • Tests:  50%
  • Projects/Book Reports:  10%
  • Participation:  10% 
 
UNNECESSARY DISRUPTIONS:  Students are expected to keep any unnecessary disruptions to 0 levels as these interfere with the learning of others and flow of the lesson(s). Students must take responsibility for their own learning. We encourage the student to practice good work habits both in the classroom and at home.