SEVENTH GRADE  Ashley Yeaples, Brittney Riffle, Hannah Morgan and David Maxson
Characteristics of a 7 th  Grader  <ul><li>Intellectual  </li></ul><ul><li>Physiological </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></u...
Intellectual: <ul><li>Increased ability to abstract in intellectual pursuits </li></ul><ul><li>May show emerging ability i...
Physiological  <ul><li>High energy </li></ul><ul><li>Much rest needed </li></ul><ul><li>Growth spurt; signs of puberty </l...
Social <ul><li>Adult personality </li></ul><ul><li>More reasonable, tolerant than at 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic, un...
Emotional <ul><li>Sarcasm starts to emerge  </li></ul><ul><li>Care what peers think </li></ul><ul><li>Self conscious </li>...
Important Subjects: Concepts Ideas and Projects  <ul><li>Math  </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>English  </li><...
MATH  <ul><li>Bar Graphs  </li></ul><ul><li>Exponents  </li></ul><ul><li>Perimeter  </li></ul><ul><li>Money Management  </...
Science  <ul><li>Science fair projects </li></ul><ul><li>Life Science  </li></ul><ul><li>cells of plants and animals </li>...
History  <ul><li>Family History  </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events  </li></ul><ul><li>Geography  </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomat...
E nglish <ul><li>Problem- Climax- Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms and Synonyms  </li></ul><ul><li>IDIOMS  </li></ul><u...
Notable Literature  <ul><li>Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell  </li></ul><ul><li>The Crossing by Gary Paulsen  <...
Interview with a Seventh Grader  <ul><li>“ In math we are learning how to use protractors and in social studies we are tal...
Interview with Mrs. McInturf  <ul><li>The joys of teaching at this age: </li></ul><ul><li>Chance to impact their attitudes...
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  1. 1. SEVENTH GRADE Ashley Yeaples, Brittney Riffle, Hannah Morgan and David Maxson
  2. 2. Characteristics of a 7 th Grader <ul><li>Intellectual </li></ul><ul><li>Physiological </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul>
  3. 3. Intellectual: <ul><li>Increased ability to abstract in intellectual pursuits </li></ul><ul><li>May show emerging ability in a particular skill or content area </li></ul><ul><li>Can see both sides to an argument </li></ul><ul><li>High interest in current events, politics, social justice; also pop culture, materialism </li></ul><ul><li>Research and study skills advance with increase of organizational discipline </li></ul>
  4. 4. Physiological <ul><li>High energy </li></ul><ul><li>Much rest needed </li></ul><ul><li>Growth spurt; signs of puberty </li></ul><ul><li>Menstruation for majority of girls </li></ul><ul><li>Food important, especially mid-morning in school </li></ul><ul><li>Physical education and sports valued </li></ul>
  5. 5. Social <ul><li>Adult personality </li></ul><ul><li>More reasonable, tolerant than at 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic, uninhibited </li></ul><ul><li>Will initiate own activity </li></ul><ul><li>Empathetic </li></ul><ul><li>Self-aware, insightful </li></ul><ul><li>Can set realistic goals in the short-term </li></ul><ul><li>Appears secure </li></ul><ul><li>Peers more important than teachers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Emotional <ul><li>Sarcasm starts to emerge </li></ul><ul><li>Care what peers think </li></ul><ul><li>Self conscious </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships are a big deal </li></ul><ul><li>Lash out at authority figures </li></ul><ul><li>Entitlement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Important Subjects: Concepts Ideas and Projects <ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul>
  8. 8. MATH <ul><li>Bar Graphs </li></ul><ul><li>Exponents </li></ul><ul><li>Perimeter </li></ul><ul><li>Money Management </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Numerals </li></ul><ul><li>D=R(T) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Science <ul><li>Science fair projects </li></ul><ul><li>Life Science </li></ul><ul><li>cells of plants and animals </li></ul><ul><li>Organs </li></ul><ul><li>Photosynthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Earth science </li></ul><ul><li>water cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Physical science </li></ul><ul><li>laws of motion </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =oaVY3Od9J-w </li></ul>
  10. 10. History <ul><li>Family History </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events </li></ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomatic Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul>
  11. 11. E nglish <ul><li>Problem- Climax- Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms and Synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>IDIOMS </li></ul><ul><li>Logic in analogies </li></ul><ul><li>Components of a story </li></ul>
  12. 12. Notable Literature <ul><li>Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell </li></ul><ul><li>The Crossing by Gary Paulsen </li></ul><ul><li>Old Yeller by Fred Gipson </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord of the Flies by William Golding </li></ul><ul><li>Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos </li></ul>
  13. 13. Interview with a Seventh Grader <ul><li>“ In math we are learning how to use protractors and in social studies we are talking about ancient Rome, it’s boring.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ A lot of people don’t think you have to study to get a good grade, but that’s what matters, so I study.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ When you are partnered up with someone, one person ends up doing all the work…which happens all the time.” </li></ul><ul><li>My little sister says she studies but I do not personally think she does a lot of studying outside of the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>In my opinion she just wants people to think she studies so she seems smart because I believe she is self conscious. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Interview with Mrs. McInturf <ul><li>The joys of teaching at this age: </li></ul><ul><li>Chance to impact their attitudes and move them in the right direction </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous, crazy, and interesting </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry especially because they express so much because they have a lot of feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Forgive and forget </li></ul><ul><li>They still like stickers  </li></ul><ul><li>You can use a sense of humor and sarcasm with them </li></ul><ul><li>Dislike: “They are hormones with feet” </li></ul><ul><li>Rude, crude, and socially unacceptable </li></ul><ul><li>Very social </li></ul>

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