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Seventh Grade Reading List

 7th Grade: Civics All rising 7th grade students must read the required book for their grade level and complete the following assignments: ● Complete a Reading Response Journal: Write a 2-3 sentence response to each chapter (this is not just a summary but a response to what the author is suggesting about American society following abolition).  ● Write a paper addressing the question: What does Up from Slavery
teach us about the character of American society following the abolition of slavery? Your paper should be at least two pages typed (double-spaced), 12-point font, with 1-inch margins. 
 All rising 7th grade students must read one additional book of their choice from the approved book list at their grade level and complete the following assignment:
 
At Classical Preparatory School, we focus on the following habits: Attention, Memorization, Perfect Execution, Order, Reflection, Courtesy, Obedience, Truthfulness, Fortitude, Temperance. ● As you read your selected book, think about how one of the characters possesses or lacks these habits. Select one character and one habit, then write a paper explaining how this character possesses or lacks the habit. Use at least three examples from the book to support your points (include the page number for the examples). Your paper should be at least two pages typed (double-spaced), 12-point font, with 1-inch margins.
 

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