I will be brainstorming my curriculum map for my Mixed Ability 7 students here. I will use last year's curriculum to start with and then continue to fit my ideas to what is essential for 7th and 8th graders to know in a Language Arts classroom.

List of units from 05-06:
  1. Studet-Centered Setting of Expectations
  2. Trip to Essay Land
  3. Vocabulary Book (Sadiler-Oxford)
  4. AR Reading Program
  5. Outsiders Literary Analysis
  6. Word Doctor
  7. Four-Part History
  8. Internet Poetry Notebooks
  9. CSAP Prep

List of units from 04-05 not used in 05-06:
  1. Classroom Collections/Characters/House
  2. Classroom Drama
  3. Real vs. Fake News