7th Grade

English and Language Arts

Language Arts
English by Houghton Mifflin

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Explain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
Choose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.
Place phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.



Science Explorer

• Design and critique experiments.
• Use SI units in all measurements.
• Classify objects based on physical and chemical properties.
• Communicate effectively using scientific notations and terms in oral and visual presentations.
• Design and critique scientific data presentations: graphs, pie charts, and tables.
• Use laboratory equipment such as balance, metric ruler, graduated cylinder.
• Explain the mechanics of earth and weather related phenomena: Tornadoes, hurricane, and earthquakes.
Explain how multicellular organisms are organized by Allah: Cells, tissues, organs, and systems

General :Allah-Centric Model

• Like other disciplines, Science is a tool to discover Allah’s creation on earth and the universe in order for us to glorify Him.
• All creations are purposefully created by the sole creator: Allah. We might not know these purposes but that does not mean that they are meaningless.
• Adam and Hawwa were the first humans on Earth created by Allah.
• Humans are classified as living organisms and they have a special rank. Similarities in cell structures, organs, or systems are through the wisdom of Allah but they are not classified as animals.
• All organisms are created with functions that suited their environment. Organisms may adapt (for example the development of resistance by bacteria towards antibiotics) with the created ability but may not evolve into another species (for example; a gorilla evolved into man).
• There are cure for all diseases except death. Man are responsible for their own actions and are given the freedom to choose their actions; after which everything happens with the Qadr and Qadha’ of Allah.
• Reproduction in man fulfills its creation (khalifah) on earth.
• Living organisms include man, jinn, plants, animals, and angels.
Oklahoma PASS
1. All matter has physical and chemical properties.
2. Multicellular organisms are structured as cells, tissues, organs, and systems.
3. Reproduction is the process by which organism give rise to offsprings.
4. Earth is mostly rock and ¾ of its surface is covered by water.
5. Earth is a planet in a heliocentric universe.

Social studies

Discovering World Geography – Eastern Hemisphere
McGraw Hill

Literacy Skills Standard 1: develop/demonstrate Common Core Social Studies Reading Literary skills
a. Key Ideas/Details
b. Craft/Structure
c. Integration of Knowledge/Ideas
d. Range of Reading/Level of Text Compatibility
Literary Skills Standard 2
a. Text Types/Purposes
b. Production/Distribution of Writing
c. Range of Writing
Content Standard 1: analyze data from a geographic perspective using the skills and tools of geography
Content Standard 2: examine the human/physical characteristics of the major regions of the eastern hemisphere
Content Standard 3: examine the interactions of physical systems that shape the patterns of Earth’s surface in the eastern hemisphere
Content Standard 4: analyze the world’s peoples and cultures in the context of human systems in eastern hemisphere
Content Standard 5: analyze the interactions of humans and their environment in the eastern hemisphere