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Grade 7: English: Reading

The resources on this page will give you a background of Ontario Grade 7 curriculum expectations, resource material, and links for homework help.

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Logins for all VLC databases are found on the back of the VLC Bookmark.

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To search the library catalog effectively,

Think of the broad aspect of your topic.

Example: "My topic is Muslim women in Turkey and their right to wear a veil." Look for books on WOMEN and (ISLAM or TURKEY or MUSLIM)

Find a few book titles that look promising. Write down the complete call #. Go to the shelves, find the books, and then

Browse. Look around for other books shelved near it.

Check the index and table of contents of each book you pick up. You may not have time to, or want to, read the entire book. However, there may be a great chapter on your topic or just a few pages.


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Check out your Learning Commons for a great selection of books!

 A Stack Of Books Meant To Be Read Aloud

What should I read?...... helpful databases and lists to find the perfect book!

Book suggestions

Gr. 7-8: Ask Us/Demande Moi

Gr. 7-8: How do I find out about my topic?

Gr. 7-8: How do I create & cite my work?

Foreshadowing, Metaphors & Sybolism

Reading Comprehension

Pick a Book

What is your favourite type of book to read?

Pick a Book
Mystery: 3 votes (15%)
Sports: 5 votes (25%)
Adventure: 6 votes (30%)
Fantasy: 2 votes (10%)
Graphic Novels: 4 votes (20%)
Total Votes: 20