Gateway Regional High School

Course Information

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 Resource Center ELA  - Grade 7


Mrs. Erika Busch


Phone Number

856-848-8200 ext. 546

Course Website

-Google Classroom 

-Collections- (students were given username and password in class). 

-Powerschool: Check powerschool often for grade updates and upcoming assignments. Contact Mrs. Lauren Clark ( if you need login information.

Course Description

The 7th grade Language Arts class is designed to help students develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language skills. In this course, students will read a variety of literature and informational texts, and students will read closely to analyze key ideas, details, the author’s style, and text structure. Students will also learn to synthesize information from multiple sources, evaluate sources, and compare two or more texts on similar topics. Students will be exposed to argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative writing. They will perform research tasks, write poetry, and write journals. Students will focus on giving textual evidence to support claims and will sharpen grammar and vocabulary skills based on their individual needs and through exposure to various texts and writing tasks. This course aims to provide reading and writing strategies to assist with the tasks listed above to ensure growth and success.

Course Expectations and Assessments

1st Marking Period

2nd Marking Period 

3rd Marking Period

4th Marking Period

Course Policies 

Required and Recommended Materials 


Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences