Dear Parents and Students,
Welcome to seventh grade Humanities and AP, Pre-AP!
seventh grade Humanities, students use the language, skills, and procedures of
authors and illustrators to produce an original picture book at the
end of the first semester. During the second semester, students use
the language, skills, and procedures of an historian to research and
create a product to showcase a local history topic – a person,
place, or event. Students then compete on a Saturday at a history
students are required to participate in and complete these advanced
Advanced Academic Services Handbook 11-1-2014)
We also have Schoology for students to refer to!
Please feel free to use the "Contact Ms. Figueroa" page for any questions or concerns you may have. I will reply as quickly as possible.
UIL and Speech Festival
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein
Witness by Karen Hess
The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
True Women by Janice Woods Windle
Shane by Jack Schaefer
Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson
hUMANITIES novel WEBSITE
(Click to see the novels and more information)
is the goal of helping students develop the capacity to understand
content that is complex, ambiguous, provocative, and personally or
emotionally challenging. " Teaching What Matters Most: Standards and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement (Strong, Silver and Perini, ASCD, 2001)
CONFERENCE PERIOD: 11:10 to 11:52 Please call the front office to set up an appointment.