Weekly Assignments


Introduce the play

Read Play

Read Play

Finish Play/Discuss Questions

Group discussion over Christmas Carol
If time start Group investigation

Group Investigation
Due Monday


Monday, November 23

Work on Powtoon

Tuesday, November 24

Share Powtoons

November 25-27

No School


Monday, November 16

-Vocabulary Quiz

-Compare and contrast movie and play

-Homework: Finish film review

Tuesday, November 17

-Go over quizzes and hand in homework

-How to write a script

-Write 1st page

Wednesday, November 18

-Check plot diagrams

-Write page 2

Thursday, November 19

Work time on project

Friday, November 20

Finish project


Monday, November 9

Acting exercise

Play vocabulary

Plot diagram

Begin The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Tuesday, November 10

Continue The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Fill out plot diagram

Wednesday, November 11

Finish The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Plot diagram

Elements of a play

Thursday, November 12

Journal Entry


Friday, November 13

Watch The Twilight Zone

Fill out viewing guide

Extra credit opportunity: Watch the newer

version of The Monsters are Due on

Maple Street and write a comparison/

contrast. It must be at least 2 paragraphs.

(Due Wednesday)

Monday, November 16

Compare/contrast play and show

Homework: Page 10/Study for vocabulary quiz


Monday, November 2

Turn in papers

Journal Entry

Read “Attack of the Man-Eaters” and “Meet the Lion Whisperers”

Work on packet


Tuesday, November 3

Finish Scope  ("Is Boredom Really That Bad?")

Correct packet

Homework: The Lazy Editor


Wednesday, November 4

Write letters to veterans


Thursday, November 5

Correct homework (from Tuesday)

Draw monsters


Friday, November 6

No School: Collaboration Day


Monday, October 26


Practice descriptive writing through teacher examples.

Look at sample descriptive writing.

Write an introduction


Tuesday, October 27

DOL Quiz

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.


Wednesday, October 28

Shortened Periods*

Play synopsis

Write conclusions


Thursday, October 29

Monster DOL

Peer editing: monsters

Homework: Monster papers are due Monday!

Have an adult proofread for you. 


Friday, October 30

Scope Magazine reading activities

Read "The Man Who Saved a Thousand Babies" and "Should Women Do This?"


Monday, October 19

No School


Tuesday, Oct. 20

Shortened Periods

Google Doc review activity


Wednesday, October 21

Review for tomorrow’s test. Click here to see what will be on the test.

Homework: Worksheet 2: Let's Be Proper



Thursday, October 22

Shortened Periods

Nouns test


Friday, October 23

Go over tests/correct worksheet 2

Homework: Draw monsters for descriptive papers


Monday, Oct. 12

Correct 196

Compound/Collective practice


Tuesday, Oct. 13

Pages 197-199

Class practice

Worksheet 29

Homework: Worksheet1


Wednesday, Oct. 14

Correct worksheet 1

Exercise 14, p. 200

Homework: Write a paragraph. 

Underline at least 10 nouns and circle 5 pronouns.


Thursday, Oct. 15

Collect paragraphs

Demonstrative and Interrogative Pronouns

Online Pronouns Review

Homework: Worksheet 10


Friday, Oct. 16

Correct worksheet 10

Pronoun/antecedent agreement

Online review

Homework: Worksheet 11


Monday, October 5

Vocabulary quiz

Book fair video

Homework: Worksheet 1 (Capitalization Practice)


Tuesday, October 6

Go over vocabulary quizzes

Create website


Wednesday, October 7

Common/proper nouns, p. 195

Nouns activity

Online review of nouns


Thursday, October 8

MAP Language Test


Friday, October 9

Exercise 6, 7, and 10, p. 196


Monday, Sept. 28

-Practice Essays

-Fill out study organizer

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

Review for test


Tuesday, Sept. 29

Play game/Review for test


Wednesday, Sept. 30

Unit 1 Test


Thursday, Oct. 1

Go over tests

Vocabulary review


Friday, Oct. 2

No School: Collaboration Day

Monday, Oct. 5

Vocabulary quiz

Start Websites 


Monday, Sept. 21

Tuesday, Sept. 22

MAP Reading tests


Wednesday, Sept. 23

Correct WS 91 & online activity

Hand in wanted posters

Read "Should Kids Do Extreme Sports?" 

Do vocabulary sheet and answer questions (Due Monday)

Thursday, Sept. 24

Outdoor Education Day


Friday, Sept. 25

No School


Monday, Sept. 14

Discuss Online

Homework: Worksheet 6 (Cross-curricular connection)

Tuesday, Sept. 15

Read “The Cat Who Thought She Was a Dog”

Homework: Vocab ½ sheet & questions


Wednesday, Sept. 16

Computer agreements

Correct homework

Discussion Groups

Homework: Story Map


Thursday, Sept. 17

Read "The Highwayman"



Friday, September 18

Interactive online activity

Continue work on posters

Homework: Worksheet 91 (Vocabulary Practice)/Wanted Poster--draw or print (in color) a picture of The Highwayman and describe him (due Wednesday)


Monday, Sept. 7

No School


Tuesday, Sept. 8

4 Areas of substantive conversation

Trial Fishbowl

Discuss Article


Wednesday, Sept. 9

Read "All Summer in a Day"

Homework: Worksheet 86


Thursday, Sept. 10

Correct worksheet 86


Discuss questions appointment style 


Friday, Sept. 11

Similes, Metaphors, & Personification 

Figurative language sheet

Read "A Day's Wait"


Monday, August 31

-Share Dr. Love Activities

-"Seventh Grade" Four-Square

-Discuss Point of View

Tuesday, Sept. 1

Collect About Me Papers

Read/Listen to "Oranges"

Homework: Turn the poem into a comic strip. It must be colored.

 Wednesday, Sept. 2

Discuss literary elements of "Oranges"

Compare/Contrast "Oranges" and "Seventh Grade"

Thursday, Sept. 3

Watch Sample Discussions

Discuss four areas of substantive conversation: critically thinking, contributing, connecting, & concluding

Create a Google Doc about your area

Friday, Sept. 4

Journal Entry

Read "Why Are Your Clothes so Cheap?"

Monday, August 24

Namecards/seating chart


Partner Matching

Homework: Get expectations sheet signed

Tuesday, August 25

Collect expectations

About You Sheet/Pictures

Journal Entry

Who Are You?

Notes--Unit 1

Wednesday, August 26

-Collect Expectations sheet

-Go to lab: -Review use of Google Docs

-Go over photo booth

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

Thursday, August 27

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

Pass out books

 Read "Seventh Grade", p. 114

Friday, August 28

Discuss "Seventh Grade"

Dr. Love Activity


Angie Kurt-Sconsa,
Jan 7, 2013, 9:13 AM