7th Grade Reading

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Welcome to 7th Grade Reading! My name is Mr. Gallagher and I will be teaching reading skills to Seventh Grade to help students become better and more effective readers. Reading involves many different skills such as fluency, processing, comprehension, inference, and decoding. We will be reading different genres of literature with varying themes this year, however in this class, we will focus on becoming better readers. Students will be instructed in using various strategies for reading and comprehending written material effectively. Students will always be encourage to think as they read, to allow for deeper comprehension of the written material. This year we will begin by reading R.J. Palascio's novel, ​Wonder​, which teaches students to embrace kindness over bullying and other negative behaviors. I am looking forward to a great year ahead!

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7th Grade students are currently working on their Kindness Journals, in which each student is require to perform one act of random kindness a day for 30 days straight. Let's not just choose kind, let's live it! :  )