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:
 

Scholastic Scope student password: crownpink685

HOMEROOM-    Seventh grade: Bring home Schoology letters with parent access codes

7B News: Save the Date for Medieval Times Field Trip on June 10, 2015 / Parent pick-up will be required at Eisenhower


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

NON-Narrative / Persuasive Writing Unit Resource:

Self-assessment tool for persuasive writing: homework helper:

http://www.timeforkids.com/homework-helper/a-plus-papers/persuasive-essay /

PARCC website for practice tests: http://practice.parcc.testnav.com/#  
Grades 6-8 ELA Tutorial: http://parcc.pearson.com/tutorial/

 PARCC PRACTICE TESTS: http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/english/

Week of May 25 - May 29

Monday-  Reading / 
Writing:
 


Tuesday
-
 Reading: 
Writing: 

*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the third discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 29th
*Work on drafting research paper with citations; refer to documents on Schoology--final revisions due by Monday, June 1st
***ROUGH drafts of research papers are due tomorrow

Wednesday- 
Reading / 
Writing
*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the third discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 29th
*Work on drafting/editing research paper with citations; refer to documents on Schoology--final revisions due by Monday, June 1st (refer to Proper Citations presentation on "Awesome Links and Activities")

Thursday- 
Reading / 
 
Writing
*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the third discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 29th
*Complete revising research paper with citations AND a Works Cited page; refer to documents on Schoology--final revisions due by Monday, June 1st (refer to Proper Citations presentation on "Awesome Links and Activities")


Friday-
Reading / 
Writing: 
*COMPLETE reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the last discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): PERIODS 1 and 2-THURSDAY, June 4th; PERIODS 3 and 6 and 7 and 8 due: FRIDAY, June 5th
*Complete revising research paper with citations AND a Works Cited page; refer to documents on Schoology--final revisions due by Monday, June 1st (refer to Proper Citations presentation on "Awesome Links and Activities"); SUBMIT FINAL RESEARCH PAPERS INTO SCHOOLOGY BY MONDAY, June 1st!!!

Week of May 18 - May 22

Monday-  Reading / 
Writing:
 
 *Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the second discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Thursday, May 21th
*Complete "HUM" reading and questions by Wednesday, May 18th

Tuesday
-
 Reading: 
Writing: 

 *Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the second discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Thursday, May 21th
*Complete "HUM" reading and questions by Wednesday, May 18th
*Complete "Hum" and "Letter to a Concentration Camp" VENN diagram due: tomorrow

Wednesday- 
Reading / 
Writing
 *Complete reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the second discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): due tomorrow, Thursday, May 21th
*Complete Research Paper Outline (work with outline sample document from class today) due: Tuesday, May 26th

Thursday- 
Reading / 
 
Writing
*Complete Research Paper Outline (work with outline sample document from class today) due: Tuesday, May 26th
*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the third discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 29th


Friday-
Reading / 
Writing: 
*Complete Research Paper Outline (work with outline sample document from class today) due: Tuesday, May 26th

*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due for the third discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 29th


Week of May 11 - May 15

Monday-  Reading / 
Writing:
 
 *Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
*Complete readings in "Oh, Freedom!" pages 250-259 ("Expert Space" under Workshop 4); PROGRESS TEST on "Poetic Justice," "More Perfect Union," and "Oh, Freedom!" on Wednesday

Tuesday
-
 Reading: 
Writing: 

 *Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
*Newspaper article with photographs and captions (follow format supplied in class) due: tomorrow (place in "Inbox for Assignments" under my homework webpage under "Newspaper writing"
PROGRESS TEST on "Poetic Justice," "More Perfect Union," and "Oh, Freedom!" on Wednesday

Wednesday- 
Reading / 
Writing
*Continue reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
*Add to "Eyewitness to History Inquiry Chart" from the readings: "Poetic Justice," "More Perfect Union," and "Oh, Freedom!" on Wednesday

Thursday- 
Reading / 
 
Writing
*Complete reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): tomorrow, Friday, May 15th


Friday-
Reading / 
Writing: 
*Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the second discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Thursday, May 21st

Week of May 4 - May 8

Monday-  Reading / 
Writing:
 
 *Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
*POETIC Justice poem presentations due: WEDNESDAY, May 6
*Book Fair Wednesday

Tuesday
-
 Reading: 
Writing: 

 *Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
*POETIC Justice poem presentations due: WEDNESDAY, May 6
*Book Fair Wednesday

Wednesday- 
Reading / 
Writing
*Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th

Thursday- 
Reading / 
 
Writing
*Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th
Complete "close reading" of "More Perfect Union" speech (use "A More Perfect Union" document to guide your notetaking) and take Expert Space online notecards or notes on a google document

Friday-
Reading / 
Writing: 
*Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th

Week of April 27 - May 1

Monday-  Reading / 
Writing:
 


Tuesday
-
 Reading: 
Writing: 

 *Complete "Eyewitness to History Introductory Station Work"; place document in "Inbox for Assignments"

Wednesday- 
Reading / 
Writing
 *Complete "Eyewitness to History vocabulary activity"

Thursday- 
Reading / 
 
Writing
 *Complete "Photo Analysis using Depth and Complexity icons"

Friday-
Reading / 
Writing: 
 *Begin reading Literature Circe book; two pages of notes are due on the first discussion (refer to "Smart Readers Take Notes" on Schoology): Friday, May 15th











 



































































 














 

 
 


 
 

 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 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