Weekly Assignments

Monday, January 23

Journal

Final book club discussion

Essay practice (if time)

Homework: FYI 2

Tuesday, January 24

Correct FYI 2

Jeopardy

Online review

 

Wednesday, January 25

The Call of the Wild Test

Homework: study for vocabulary quiz/vocabulary review

Thursday, January 26

Go over tests

Correct vocabulary review

Vocabulary review

Begin writing/brainstorming essay

 

Friday, January 27

Vocabulary quiz

Writing time

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Monday, January 16

No School

 

Tuesday, January 17

Reading quiz

Chapter 5 notes

Begin chapter 6

 

Wednesday, January 18

Finish chapter 6

Take notes

Start final chapter

 

Thursday, January 19

***Shortened periods****

Finish chapter 7

 

Friday, January 20

Meet with book club

Finish book

Notes

Work time—final book club

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Monday, January 9

Literature circle discussions

Begin chapter 3


Tuesday, January 10

*shortened periods*

Reading quiz

Continue chapter 3



Wednesday, January 11

Finish chapter 3

Notes

Homework: FYI 1


Thursday, January 12

Correct FYI 1

Read chapter 4

Homework: Book club assignment


Friday, January 13

Notes

Meet with book club

Start chapter 5

Homework: Finish chapter 5


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Wednesday, January 4

Pre-reading questions

Start the novel The Call of the Wild

We will be reading the novel in class together, but here are some resources if you miss a day: The Call of the Wild
Audio Version
  Full text version

Thursday, January 5

Finish Chapter 1

Take notes

Read chapter 2


Friday, January 6

Finish chapter 2

Take notes

Homework: Book club assignment

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Monday, December 19

Go over vocabulary quizzes

Movie vs. Play

Draw monster pictures.

 

Tuesday, December 20

Review action verbs, p. 206, 207, & 211

Action verbs practice

Homework: None

 

Wednesday, December 21

Linking verbs, p. 212-217

In class practice

Homework: Worksheet 15

 

Thursday, December 22

Helping verbs review

Finish page 221

Worksheet19

 

Friday, December 23

Winter break

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Monday, December 12

Review for test


Tuesday, December 13

Drama Unit Test


Wednesday, December 14

Go over tests

Fix monster papers

Update websites (if time)


Thursday, December 15

Vocabulary Review

Drama Unit Vocabulary
Flashcards set 1
Flashcards set 2



Friday, December 16

Vocabulary quiz

Watch movie

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Monday, December 5

Shortened Periods:

Vocabulary Activity


Tuesday, December  6

Start Act II


Wednesday, December 7

Finish Act II

Homework: Scrooge Sheet


Thursday, December 8

Wrap-up discussion and activities



Friday, December 9

Review for test


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Monday, November 28

Finish Powtoon

Drama Unit Vocabulary
Flashcards set 1
Flashcards set 2


Tuesday, November 29

View Powtoons


Wednesday, November 30

Vocabulary activity

Assign parts

Pre-read


Thursday, December 1 

Begin A Christmas Carol


Friday, December 2

Act I questions

Continue A Christmas Carol


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Monday, November 21

Finish Powtoon


Tuesday, November 22

Share Powtoons with class

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Monday, November 14

Discuss Funny Boy

Vocabulary


Tuesday, November 15

Write Scripts


Wednesday, November 16

Finish scripts/start animation


Thursday, November 17

Finish animation


Friday, November 18

Share animations

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Monday, November 7

Watch The Monsters are Due on Maple Street 

Start packet

Homework: Finish the packet


Tuesday, November 8

Finish and discuss packet

Homework: Finish body biography (if not finished in class)


Wednesday, November 9

Vocabulary Spinner


Thursday, November 10

Start Funny Boy


Friday, November 11

Finish Funny Boy

Discuss play

Read to page 191

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Monday, October 31

Journal Entry

DOL Quiz

Drama Notes 2

Finish Claudette Colvin discussion


Tuesday, November 1

*Introduction Activity

Begin Monsters are Due on Maple Street

 

Wednesday, November 2

Finish Monsters are Due Maple Street

Plot diagram


Thursday, November 3

Discuss questions: appointments

Homework: Finish questions if you didn't finish in class


 

Friday, November 4

No School: Collaboration


Monday, November 7

Watch The Monsters are Due on Maple Street 


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Monday, October 24

Peer editing

Papers are due on Wednesday!

 

Tuesday, October 25

Take drama unit notes

Time Machine Video

Vocabulary overview

 

Wednesday, October 26

Read This is What Courage Looks Like

Turn in monster papers

 

Thursday, October 27

Answer This is What Courage Looks Like questions

Discuss literary elements

 

Friday, October 28

Journal Entry/DOL

Pick a source to dig deeper into This is What Courage Looks Like

1- Video Interview with Claudette

2- Primary Document: Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses

3- Browder vs. Gayle Case

4- Video: Montgomery Bus Boycott

Extra reading: http://www.biography.com/news/black-history-unsung-heroes-claudette-colvin

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Monday, October 17

No School: Inservice

 

Tuesday, October 18

DOL

Go over tests

Draw and color picture for writing assignment

 

Wednesday, October 19

**Shortened periods: ITBS**

Practice descriptive writing through teacher examples.

Look at samples of descriptive writing.

Write an introduction

 

 

Thursday, October 20

**Shortened periods: ITBS**

Writing time: description

Begin a rough draft describing your drawing.  This must be done so that someone else could draw your picture without seeing it. 

Click here for an organizer to help you get started.

 

Friday, October 21

Writing time/Peer editing

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Monday, October 10

Correct, p. 196

pages 197-199--Pronouns & Antecedents

Homework: Worksheet 29


Tuesday, October 11

Correct worksheet 29

Exercise 14, p. 200

Homework: Write a paragraph. Underline at least 10 nouns and circle 5 pronouns.

 

Wednesday, October 12

Collect paragraphs

Demonstrative/Interrogative Pronouns

Online Pronouns Review:

All Grammar Review

Homework: None

 

Thursday, October 13

Review for tomorrow’s test

Homework: Worksheet 10 & 11

 

 

Friday, October 14

Nouns/Pronouns test

Draw Monsters

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Monday, October 3

Book fair & Scope videos

Read “The Flaming Sky”

 

Tuesday, October 4

Finish/correct Scope

Start websites

 

Wednesday, October 5

Finish websites

Online review:

Grammar Blast-Nouns
Grammar Gorillas
Clean Up Your Grammar
Noun Dunk
Grammar Ninja

 

Thursday, October 6

Common/proper nouns, p. 195

Nouns activity

Exercise 6, 7, and 10 p. 196

 

Friday, October 7

No School: Collaboration Day

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Monday, Sept. 26

-Practice Essays

Click here to see the notes that will be on the test.

Play game/Review for test

 

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Unit 1 Test

 

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Vocabulary review stations

Click here to study: Flashcards 

Study chart:

Period 1

Period 2

Period 3

Period 4


Thursday, Sept. 29

Vocabulary quiz

Go over tests

Read Their/There 

Homework: Practice There/Their

 

Friday, Sept. 30

Correct homework

Read "A Retrieved Reformation" 

Homework: Play questions

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Monday, September 19

Correct homework

Discuss online

Story Map

 

Tuesday, September 20

Read “The Highwayman”

Homework: Wanted Poster—Due Thursday

 

Wednesday, September 21

Interactive online activity

Continue work on posters

Homework: Vocabulary practice and wanted poster

 

Thursday, September 22

Correct WS 91

Hand in wanted posters

Practice essays

 

Friday, September 23

Outdoor Ed. Day

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Monday, September 12

“All Summer in a Day”

Homework: Worksheet 86

 

Tuesday, September 13

Correct 86

Take notes

Discuss questions appointment style

 

Wednesday, September 14

Similes, Metaphors, & Personification

Figurative Language Sheet

 

Thursday, September 15

MAP Language Test

 

Friday, September 16

Read “The Cat Who Thought She Was a Dog”

Homework: Questions and ½ sheet

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Monday, September 5

No School: Labor Day

 

Tuesday, September 6

MAP Goals

Share comics

Discuss literary elements of “Oranges”

Compare/Contrast “Oranges” and “Seventh Grade”

 

Wednesday, September 7

Read “A Day's Wait”

Discuss

Homework: Vocabulary practice/Journal Entry

 

Thursday, September 8

Friday, September 9

MAP: Reading tests

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Monday, August 29

Pass out books

Journal Entry

Read “Seventh Grade”

 

Tuesday, August 30

Collect Biographies

Notes

Discuss questions

Dr. Love Activity

 

Wednesday, August 31

Finish/share Dr. Love activity

“Seventh Grade” Four Square

 

Thursday, September 1

Read/Listen to “Oranges”

Turn poem into a comic strip

 

Friday, September 2

No Class: Professional Development

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Monday, August 22

Collaboration Day


Tuesday, August 23

Namecards/seating chart

Introductions 

Lunchroom Expectations 


Wednesday, August 24

Partner Matching

About You Sheet/Pictures

Homework: Get expectations sheet signed

 

Thursday, August 25

-Collect Expectations sheet

-Go to lab: -Review use of Google Docs

-Photo booth review

-Type biographical info. (It's due Tuesday.)

 

Friday, August 26

Continue work on biography. (It's due Tuesday.)


Who Are You? sheet

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Angie Kurt-Sconsa,
Jan 7, 2013, 9:13 AM
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Angie Sconsa,
Oct 11, 2016, 11:20 AM
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