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Welcome back to school for the 2016-2017 school year! Get ready to explore a variety of literary and writing genres - narrative, essays, poetry, myths and legends, and argumentation. This class site will have all of your assignments, class announcements, important dates on the calendar, and who knows what else!  Please visit this site frequently - you will discover many new things!

Words for thought: "The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving." (Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)




Homework Assignments

  • Eng 7 p.1 & 5; H Eng p. 2 & 4 ~ 9/23/16 Students in all classes took culminating assessments - "Papa's Parrot" (multiple choice & essay) in period 1 and 5, and a writing-on-demand task in response to "$100 Bucks of ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2016, 1:58 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • English 7 per 1, 5 ~ 9/21/16 Dispatch: DLR Wed #3 (CCSS LS7.1, 7.2)Lesson: Learn the difference between direct and indirect characterization in "Papa's Parrot." (CCSS RL7.1, 7.3, W7.9, SL7 ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2016, 5:58 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • H English per 2, 4 ~ 9/21/16 Dispatch: Grammar #11 - Pronouns Review (CCSS LS7.1)Lesson: Learn how the choices and actions of the narrator in "A Hundred Bucks of Happy" reveal character traits (CCSS RL 7 ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2016, 5:47 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • H English 7 Per 2, 4 9/16/16 Following our brief daily grammar review, students compared and shared in cooperative groups their picks for the main choices that Chris makes in "A Hundred Bucks of Happy." On Monday ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2016, 6:19 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • English7 per 1, 5 Students completed their DLR for week 2.Briefly reviewed the "Papa's Parrot" language convention (grammar) sheets that need to be completed over the weekend, to allow time for more ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2016, 6:13 PM by Ellen Yuen
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Class Announcements

  • ELA SBAC TESTING ALERT ~ 4/24/16 THIS COMING WEEK AT HOLMES ALL STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS SBAC TESTING IN ALL GRADE LEVELS. THE TESTING BEGAN LAST WEEK, ON MONDAY 4/18,  IN ...
    Posted Apr 24, 2016, 4:18 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • AR ALERT ~ 1/29/16 Friday, 1/29 was the final chance to request an AR test delete for the 5-week test. No exceptions. Be sure to take the correct test for the book ...
    Posted Jan 29, 2016, 6:34 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • AR Alert for Eng 7 per 4, 5 ~ 1/19/16 Immediate change to requirements for the 5-week grading period!! Students, in the interest of helping more of you to achieve success with the reading requirements in English 7 this ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2016, 1:52 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • Yearbook ~ 1/16/16 I just want to give a shout out to my fabulous Yearbook staff for immediately and enthusiastically jumping on the insane train called "the next deadline is upon us" and ...
    Posted Jan 16, 2016, 6:24 PM by Ellen Yuen
  • AR Update ~ 1/15/16 As of this date, all students in Ms Yuen's English 7 classes who attended class this week   have completed their STAR Testing for the 2016 semester. This was done ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2016, 5:25 PM by Ellen Yuen
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