GT 7 Course Description
GT 7 is a course that focuses on creative and higher-order thinking.
This course offers rigorous instruction in the reading process, reading comprehension and interpretation, and higher-level vocabulary acquisition. In this course students will complete in-depth studies of informational and literary texts with a focus on analysis and evaluation. As a part of this process students will develop advanced literary response skills. This course also includes a unit addressing the affective (social/emotional) needs of gifted learners.
Three concept-based units are covered using the lens of "Triumph of the Human Spirit (in the...)":
- Past = Argument
- Present = Informational
- Future = Narratives that include facts from research
GT/ELA 7 has the following weighted categories:
- Classwork - 50%
- Quizzes - 40%
- Assessments - 10%