Mrs. Volosin's Language Arts Class 
     "Books, to the reading child, are so much more than books-- they are 
                               dreams and knowledge, they are a future, and a past."  
                                            -Esther Meynell
 

 

HOMEWORK AND REMINDERS- 7B

 

EXPERT 21 READING PROGRAM ONLINE WEBSITE ADDRESS FOR STUDENTS TO LOG IN:
 
 
 
*Earphones for Expert 21 program (optional)
 
HOMEROOM-    Medieval Times Field Trip Money due: Friday, April 4th


SNACKS SOLD AND INGREDIENTS ARE ATTACHED ON MY "HANDOUTS" PAGE UNDER "FOOD LIST INGREDIENTS"
                     
ALL CLASSES- Personalized Reading Books needed daily! 

***Writing Contest: Enter the realistic fiction contest/short story contest by Friday, May 16th; parents should sign the contest paper or write a note to Mrs. Volosin that student has entered the contest and student will receive a 3 point bonus pass to use towards an assignment this marking period.  See links below:

Period 1: Reading Work ONLY! 

Week of June 16- June 20

Monday-  Reading: complete in-class reading (Complete reading novels tied to Workshop 4 by Thursday, June 19th); 
(xSkills assessment tomorrow on Workshop 4
Writing:

Tuesday
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 Reading: (Complete reading novels tied to Workshop 4 by Thursday, June 19th)  
 Writing: 
 
 
Wednesday- 
Reading: (
Complete reading novels tied to Workshop 4 by tomorrow, June 19th)
 
 Writing: 

Thursday- 
Reading:
 
Protest Song Lesson due tomorrow 
Writing:  Complete in-class writing 

Friday-
Reading: Complete in-class reading; Novels Activity due: Monday
 
 Writing:  Complete in-class writing 


Week of June 2- June 6

Monday-  Reading: complete in-class reading (continue independently reading novel tied to 9/11, Holocaust, or Civil Rights)
Writing: 

Tuesday
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 Reading: Complete in-class reading (Reread HUM pages 280-289--guide questions); 
*** Choose a song off of this website and read the lyrics (from the movie Soundtrack for a Revolution):  
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/soundtrack-lyrics/

Then complete the google form document that was shared with you through email or click: 
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Civil Rights Protest Songs Homework


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continue independently reading novel tied to 9/11, Holocaust, or Civil Rights

Wednesday- 
Reading: 
continue independently reading novel tied to 9/11, Holocaust, or Civil Rights

Thursday- 
Reading: (Complete from in-class)-Think about a creative way to represent the main ideas in "Soundtrack for  a Revolution"(Eg. poem, Song, Rap, Story, etc...)-tie in a visual that is need and colored
  
Writing:  

Friday-
Reading: Complete in-class reading: 
continue independently reading novel tied to 9/11, Holocaust, or Civil Rights and reader response log using "Sentence Starters"
 Writing:  

Week of May 19- May 23

Monday-  Reading: complete in-class reading (Read "Oh, Freedom!" interviews pages 250-259; complete Who, What, When, Where, How organizer on your assigned pages/interviews; Progress test on "Oh, Freedom!" "A More Perfect Union," and "Poetic Justice" Wednesday, May 21)
Writing: 
***Continue researching and taking notes (9/11, Holocaust, Civil Rights, Genocide AND for person/group who fought against social injustice and for civil rights) for Research paper--we will be drafting tomorrow!

Tuesday
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 Reading: Complete in-class reading (Complete "Think Across Texts" pages 274-275 review)
 Writing: Complete in-class writing (Continue drafting/citing information for Research paper-refer to Expert 21 text pages 308-315; complete organizer following model in class)
 
 
Wednesday- 
Reading: 
 
Complete in-class reading (Poetic Justice Project-Part II preparation-due: Friday) Writing: Complete in-class writing (Continue drafting/citing information for Research paper-refer to Expert 21 text pages 308-315)

Thursday- 
Reading:Complete in-class reading 
 (various readings on "Eyewitness to History" and taking notes)
  
Writing:  Complete in-class writing (RESEARCH PAPER FINAL COPY --WORKS CITED PAGE, OUTLINE/NOTES, RUBRIC DUE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 28TH)

Friday-
Reading: Complete in-class reading
 
 Writing:  Complete in-class writing 























 














 

 
 


 
 

 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Writing is an exploration.  You start from nothing and learn as you go."
                        -E.L. Doctorow
 
*Recommendended reading books can be downloaded from "Handouts" Page