MS. KERNER-ODGIS

WELCOME TO ENGLISH 7


Success is dependent on effort.

- Sophocles


Take chances, make mistakes, get messy.

- Miss Frizzle


"It is our choices Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."

- Albus Dumbledore


EXTRA HELP DAYS -

WEDNESDAY

AND

THURSDAY MORNINGS

ROOM C 139

AND BY APPOINTMENT AS NEEDED

http://classroom.google.com/c/MTc1ODQ2OTQ5OTJa

Ms. K-O and Mrs. Weaver -

Google Classroom

Please enter here for Historical Fiction novels


HOMEWORK

Every effort will be made to keep the website current, but at no time should access to the website be a substitute for proper attention in the classroom, to knowing assigned homework, and assignment deadlines or dates for assessments.

Assignments are subject to change.

Please check for daily updates in the classroom .

Please submit assignments in blue or black ink only - typing is encouraged


2018

DUE DATES:

Week of OCT. 1 - OCT. 5, 2018

7R

TUES - STAR TEST - Room C112 - Make sure you have all your passwords ready

WED - Short Story Quiz :

  • "Papa's Parrot"
  • "A Boy and a Man"
  • "Kate the Great"
  • "Seventh Grade"
  • THURS - Bring your decorated composition notebook to class every day

7E

MON - Read "Two Kinds"

TUES - "Two Kinds" Review and Assess

TUES - STAR TEST - Room C112 - Make sure you have all your passwords ready

WED - Complete TAG study guide for "Two Kinds"

THURS - Short Story Quiz:

  • "Kate the Great"
  • "Seventh Grade"
  • "Ribbons"
  • "Two Kinds"
  • "The Treasure of Lemon Brown"
  • THURS - Bring your decorated composition notebook to class everyday
  • FRI - Bring your formatted notebook to class



WEEK OF OCT 8 - OCT 12, 2018

7R

TUES - Bring an independent reading book to class each day

Write 2 pages in a new genre based on one of the four stories we read in class.

WED - Write a minimum of 1.5 pages on the new idea you selected in class today.

WEEK OF OCT. 15- OCT. 19, 2018

TUES - Read for 20 minutes. Complete Homophones - "Words often Confused" front and back

WED - Read for 20 minutes - 8 Ideas and write 1.5 pages on 1 idea

THURS - Choose one story idea from your list of 8 -Write 1.5 pages or draw a line where you left off on a story you were writing and add 1.5 pages to that story

FRI - Finish developing your character if you haven’t already an write 1.5 pages.

*Think to yourself:

*What would my character be thinking in this situation

*What would he or she be doing?



Week of OCT 22 - OCT. 26, 2018

For 10/23 - Read and annotate (not only underlining - a conversation with yourself) "Thirteen and a Half" - minimum 2 annotations per page

THURS - Write a one sentence summary of your story

Complete your story

WEEK OF OCT. 29, 2018

TUES - Table of Contents

WEDNESDAY – Research something you are not familiar with in your story

We are focusing on endings Wednesday and Thursday - be ready with some possibilities

FRIDAY – Final day for completing stories


WEEK OF NOV. 5, 2018

7R

MON – Meet in C211 – Type Stories and hand in for grading

WED – Period 3 – report to class first

THURS – Webquest due –

Celebrations – bring snacks to share - no peanuts

FRI – Read Freak Chapters 1-2 – Complete study guide on a separate sheet of paper

7E

THURS Celebrations - bring snacks to share no peanuts

FRI Read pages 1-13 – find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

Week of Nov. 12, 2018

7R

TUES – Complete Study Guide Questions on a separate sheet of paper

WED– Read Ch 5-6 Complete Study Guide Questions

THURS – Read Ch 7-8 Complete Study Guide Questions

FRI - Read Ch 9-10 Complete Study Guide Questions

7E

TUES - Read to end of Stave I

WED - Read Stave II

THURS - find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

FRI - Complete Stave II Study Guide Questions

WEEK OF NOV. 19, 2018

7R -

MON Read Ch 7-8 Complete Study Guide Questions

TUES Read Ch 9-10 Complete Study Guide Questions

After Thanksgiving

MON - Read Ch 11-12 Complete Study Guide Questions

TUES Read Ch 13-14 Complete Study Guide Questions

WED - QUIZ - Multiple choice - Chapters 1-13

THURS - Read Ch 15-16 Complete Study Guide Questions

FRI - Read Ch 17-18 Complete Study Guide Questions

7E

MON - Read Stave II – plastic bag

TUES –- find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

WEDS- Complete Study Guide Questions on a separate sheet of paper

WEEK OF NOV. 26, 2018

7R

MON - Read Ch 11-12 Complete Study Guide Questions

TUES Read Ch 13-14 Complete Study Guide Questions

WED - QUIZ - Multiple choice - Chapters 1-13

THURS - Read Ch 15-16 Complete Study Guide Questions

FRI - Read Ch 17-18 Complete Study Guide Questions

7E

MON - READ STAVE III

TUES – find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

WED - Complete Study Guide Questions on a separate sheet of paper

THURS - QUIZ - STAVES 1-3

FRI - Read Stave 4

WEEK OF DECEMBER 3, 2018

7R

MON - Read Ch 19-20 Complete Study Guide Questions

TUES - Read Ch 21-22 Complete Study Guide Questions

WED - Read Ch 23 - 25 Complete Study Guide Questions

MON 2/10 - Freak Final - Chapters 14-25 Multiple Choice -

Total Book - Character ID - Short Response

7E

MON find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

TUES - Complete Study Guide Questions on a separate sheet of paper

WED – Read Stave 5

THURS find and define 3 vocab words and 2 journal entries

FRI Complete Study Guide Questions on a separate sheet of paper

MON 12/10 Carol Final

WEEK OF DECEMBER 10, 2018

WED – Read “Sara Cynthia” – Complete Review and Assess p. 367

THURS – Read “Oranges” – Complete Review and Assess p.86

Poetry Terms Quiz TBA

WEEK OF DECEMBER 17, 2018

MON - Read and annotate “Sam McGee” – complete Review and Assess

p. 712

TUES - POETRY CONCEPT QUIZ

WED - Read and annotate “The Highwayman”

THURS - complete Review and Assess p. 280

WISHING ALL A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON

WEEK OF JANUARY 2, 2019

THURS – Complete “Casey at the Bat” - Review and Assess Questions 1-6

FRI – Poetry Unit Test

Part I – Identify figures of speech

Part II – Multiple Choice: "Oranges", Sam "McGee", "Highwayman", "Casey"

Part III – Questions about new poems

Part IV - 7E ONLY - Paragraph

WEEK OF JANUARY 7, 2019

BEGIN WRITING ABOUT READING UNIT

MON - Writing About Reading - Bring your writers' notebook EVERYDAY to class

TUES - Bring the book (grade appropriate) you will be writing about everyday to class


WEEK OF JAN 28 - Companion Book Due - Date FEB. 1st

Hand in a hard copy only.

Typed - double-spaced, font size 12, Arial or Times New Roman - two sided (if possible)

Jan. 31 - Book Fair

WEEK OF FEB. 4 - Begin A Long Walk to Water Unit

FRI - Complete Study Guide Questions - on a separate sheet. Write in complete sentences and pen only

7E - In addition to above, complete vocabulary.

WEEK OF FEB. 11 - Due Dates

MON - Read Ch. 2 & SGQs

TUES - Read Ch. 3 & SGQs

FRIDAY Read Ch. 4 and complete SGQs

Add to Survival Notes

7E only – define vocabulary

WEEK OF FEB. 25

MONDAY -

Read Ch. 5 and complete SGQs

Add to Survival Notes

7E only – define vocabulary


HOMEWORK

TUES – Quiz – Open Book – Ch 5

WED – Read Chapters -6&7 – complete

SGQs (7E -& vocab)

THURS - Read Chapters -8&9– complete

SGQs (7E -& vocab)

FRI - Read Chapters -8&9– complete

SGQs (7E -& vocab)

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25, 2019

TUES – Quiz – Open Book – Ch 5

WED – Read Chapters -6&7 – complete SGQs (7E -& vocab)

THURS - Read Chapters -8&9– complete SGQs (7E -& vocab)

FRI - Read Chapters -10&11– complete SGQs (7E -& vocab)







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*For Tuesday Read and annotate “Thirteen and a Half”

RESOURCES


Thesaurus https://www.thesaurus.com/

Freak the Mighty Webquest

History of Caerleon:

http://www.caerleon.net/history/arthur/index.htm


Arthurian Legend:

https://www.arthurian-legend.com/


Legend of Excalibur:

http://www.timelessmyths.com/arthurian/excalibur.html


FREAK STUDY GUIDE.PDF
FREAK STUDY GUIDE.PDF