Weekly Assignments

Monday, March 2

Recognizing prepositions
Exercise 1,
p. 247
Class practice

Page 249

 

Tuesday, March 3

 Add papers to website

Correct p. 249

Exercise 11, p. 253

Homework: Worksheets 37 & 39


Wednesday, March 4

Conjunctions, p. 256-259

Correlative conjunctions

Exercise 5 and 6, p. 260


Thursday, March 5

Correct homework

Interjections, p. 262-264

Exercise 13 and 14, p. 264

Parts of speech grid


Friday, March 6
Finish parts of speech grid
Overall grammar review online

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Monday, Feb. 23

Go over tests

Correct vocabulary review assignment

Vocabulary Review

Click here  and here for an online reviews for the vocabulary quizzes.

Begin Writing assignment/brainstorm 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Vocabulary Quiz

Writing time

The writing assignment is due 3/3

 

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Writing Time/Supporting paragraphs

 

Thursday, Feb. 26

Peer editing time/conference with me

 

Friday, Feb. 27

Edit writing for sentence variation and word choice

The writing assignment is due 3/3

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Monday, Feb. 16

No School: Inservice

 

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Correct FYI 2

Finish chapter 7

Take notes

Homework: Last Book Club Assignment

 

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Meet with book clubs

Plot diagram

Final Discussion

 

Thursday, Feb. 19

Online Review

Click here for the notes to study for the test.

Play Jeopardy: Review

 

Friday, Feb. 20

COW Test

Review for vocabulary quiz when finished

Homework: Vocabulary Review

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Monday, Feb. 9

Begin chapter four

Homework: FYI 1

 

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Correct homework

Finish Chapter 4

Notes/questions

Homework: Read Chapter 5

 

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Jack London Presentation

Discuss questions

Begin chapter 6

 

Thursday, Feb. 12

Finish chapter 6

Homework: Literature circle assignment

 

Friday, Feb. 13

Literature circles

Begin chapter 7

Homework: FYI 2

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Monday, Feb. 2

SNOW DAY


Tuesday, Feb. 3

Finish chapter 1

Take Notes

Begin chapter 2


Wednesday, Feb. 4

Finish chapter 2

Assignment: Book circle assignment (varies by student)-

Due tomorrow

 

Thursday, Feb. 5

Reading Quiz

Literature Circle Discussions

Begin Chapter 3


Friday, Feb. 6

Finish chapter 3

Notes/discussion

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Monday, January 26 
Adverbs quiz

Start Scope/Reading comprehension (in class)

 

Tuesday, January 27

Finish Scope/Reading Comprehension

 

Wednesday, January 28

Ski Trip

 

Thursday, January 29

Discuss Jack London article

Pre-reading quiz

Start 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

 

Friday, January 30

Finish chapter 1

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Monday, Jan. 19

No School: Inservice

 

Tuesday, Jan. 20

Finish websites
Go over adjective quizzes
Begin Adverbs unit

Homework: Adverbs practice (front and back)



Wednesday, Jan. 21
Song
Correct homework
Page 236-238

Homework: Adverbs sheet and sheet 33

 

Thursday, Jan. 22
Exercise 19, p. 239

Adjective or Adverb?, p. 239 & 240
Online Practice
Homework: Worksheet 34

Friday, Jan. 23
Correct worksheet 34
Adverbs that modify other adverbs, p. 238
Bottom of Worksheet 36

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 Monday, Jan. 12

Finish PowToon presentations

Pages 231-235

Homework: Adjective Review Sheet

 

 Tuesday, Jan. 13

Do page 235

Homework: Worksheet 24

 

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Journal

Correct WS 24

pages 229-230

Exercise 9 & 12, p. 235

Homework: Worksheet 26 & Adjective quiz review


 

Thursday, Jan. 15

Correct homework

Online review

Adjective quiz-- tomorrow!

 

Friday, Jan. 16

Adjectives Quiz

Reading practice: Scope Magazine

Homework--None

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Monday, January 5

Work time on projects

 

Tuesday, January 6

**Shortened Periods: Late Start**

Work on projects

 

Wednesday, January 7

**Snow Day**

 

Thursday, January 8

Finish/Share projects


Friday, January 9

Adjectives Song

Correct WS 21

p. 226 & 228-230

Homework: Worksheet 24


Monday, January 12 

Pages 231-235

Do page 235

Homework: Worksheet 26

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Monday, December 15

Final Discussion of A Christmas Carol

Review for Drama test: The test is WEDNESDAY.

Click here and here for notes that will be covered on the test.

Click here for an overview of the content that will be covered on the test.

 

Tuesday, December 16

Play Jeopardy: Review for test

Click here and here for notes that will be covered on the test.
Click here for an overview of the content that will be covered on the test.

 

Wednesday, December 17

Drama Unit test

Study for this week's vocabulary quiz!

1st set of flashcards to study

2nd set of flashcards to study

Homework: Vocabulary Review

Click here for the list of words and definitions. 

 

Thursday, December 18

Vocabulary review

Project work time

 

Friday, December 19

Vocabulary Quiz

Project Workday

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Monday, December 8

Continue work on scripts

Tuesday, December 9

Finish scripts/begin animating (We will continue these next week.)

 

Wednesday, December 10

Begin A Christmas Carol

Homework: Worksheet 171--vocabulary

 

Thursday, December 11

Continue A Christmas Carol

Act 1 Questions

Homework: Vocabulary Activity


Friday, December 12

Charles Dickens Info.

Begin Act II: A Christmas Carol

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Monday, Dec. 1

Watch and compare/contrast Monsters Are Due on Maple Street with play

 

Tuesday, December 2

Finish video

Comparison/Contrast discussion

Take Notes


Wednesday, December 3

Video intro.

Begin Funny Boy

 

Thursday, December 4

 Finish and discuss Funny Boy

 Explain/ begin play scripts

 

Friday, December 5

Work on play script/plot diagram

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Monday, November 24

Pass out new vocabulary words

Notes

Read: The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Homework: Worksheet 181


Tuesday, November 25

Correct vocabulary worksheet

Finish the play

Discuss plot and structure of the play


Wednesday, November 26-Friday, November 28

No School: Thanksgiving Break

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Monday, Nov. 17

Vocabulary Quiz

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

Action verbs practice

Homework: None


Tuesday, Nov. 18

Go over quizzes 

Linking verbs, p. 212-217

In class practice

Homework: Worksheet 15


Wednesday, November 19

Helping Verbs Review

Finish page 221 --if you didn't finish in class

 

Thursday, November 20

Verbs wrap-up

Correct page 221

Worksheet 19

Quiz review

  

Friday, November 21

Verbs Quiz

Begin reading The Monsters are Due on Maple Street


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Monday, November 10

Posters are due today!

Correct Worksheet 3

Read “America the Not-So-Beautiful”

 

Tuesday, November 11

Read and discuss "Accumulating Happiness"

Final discussion and fill out review sheet

 

Wednesday, November 12

Review game for test

 

Thursday, November 13

Nonfiction unit test

 

Friday, November 14

Go over test

Study for vocabulary quiz

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Monday, Nov. 3

Begin Informational Poster Assignment

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Last informational poster workday

(Due Monday)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Read and discuss “The Guys Who Got bin Laden”

Homework: Answer 7 questions

 

Thursday, Nov. 6

Website  work time

Homework: Worksheet 3 (Another Capital Idea)

 

Friday, Nov. 7

No School: Inservice

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Monday, October 27

Watch Jaws trailer

Read “Great White Sharks”

Venn diagram

 

Tuesday, October 28

Discuss "Great White Sharks" and Venn diagram

 Read and discuss "The Bill of Rights"

Homework: Answer 5 questions

  1. Which amendment protects freedom of religion, speech, and the press? 2.Why is the right to keep and bear arms important, according to Amendment II? 3. What must a search warrant describe, according to Amendment IV? 4. Can a United States citizen be tried twice for the same crime? How do you know?5. How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?

 

Wednesday, October 29

DRTA Activity

Pandas, p. 583

 

 Thursday, October 30

Pandas research

Homework: Finish panda research (if not finished in class) 

 Friday, October 31

Draw monster pictures

Review organizer

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 Monday, October 20

No School: Inservice

 

Tuesday, October 21


Begin reading "Boy"



 

Wednesday, October 22

Finish reading "Boy" 

 

Thursday, October 23

Writing assignments in class

 

Friday, October 25

*Late start*

Homework: Read "What Do You Know About 

Sharks?" and answer questions 1, 2, & 6

(Finish for homework if you didn't finish in class.)

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Monday, October 13

Peer editing: monsters

Homework: Monster papers are due Thursday!

Have an adult proofread for you. 

 

Tuesday, October 14

*Shortened periods: ITBS*

Begin Nonfiction unit


Take nonfiction notes


Go over vocabulary

Monster papers are due Thursday!

 

Wednesday, October 15

*Shortened periods: ITBS*

Read "Rattlesnake Hunt," p. 518

Monster papers are due tomorrow!

Thursday, October 16

*Shortened periods: ITBS*

Collect papers.

"Is Facebook Making You Mean?" Handout

Social Media Conversation

Homework: Read "Is Facebook Making You Mean?" if you didn't finish in class.

Friday, October 17
Read 2 articles

Continue social media conversation

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Monday, Oct. 6

Nouns test

Homework: Worksheet 2

 

Tuesday, October 7

Go over tests

Correct worksheet 2

Homework: Draw monsters for descriptive papers

 

Wednesday, October 8

Practice descriptive writing through teacher examples.

Look at sample descriptive writing.

Write an introduction

 

Thursday, October 9

DOL

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 10

No Class: Outdoor Ed. Day

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Monday, Sept. 29

Finish common/proper nouns Powerpoint

Pages 197-199

Class practice

Homework: Worksheets 1 & 29

 

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Correct homework

Demonstrative and Interrogative Pronouns


Online Pronouns Review


Homework: Worksheet 10
-11


 

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Correct worksheet 10-11


Pronoun/antecedent agreement
, pages 402-407

Homework:  Worksheet 135 (Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement)


 Thursday, Oct. 2

Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement review

Review page 205




Friday, October 3

Google Doc Review of Nouns/Pronouns

Review for Monday's test. Click here to see what will be on the test.


Monday, October 6

Nouns/Prounouns test

 

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Monday, Sept. 22

Common/proper nouns, p. 195


Nouns activity


Online review of nouns

 

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Switched Schedule--Magazine Kickoff

Exercise 6, 7, and 10, p. 196

Review pronouns and antecedents, p. 198


Class practice

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Book Fair Video

Worksheet 29


Exercise 14, p. 200


Homework: TBA

 

Thursday, Sept. 25

*Switched Schedule--PBIS Activity

Correct worksheet 2

Worksheet 29--Review


Exercise 14, p. 200


Homework: Worksheet 29 & write a paragraph. 

Underline at least 10 nouns and circle 5 pronouns.

 

Friday, Sept. 26

No School: Inservice

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Monday, Sept. 15

MAP Language Test

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Go over tests

Review for vocabulary quiz

Unit 1 Vocabulary Flashcards

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Vocabulary Quiz

Start websites (if time)

 

Thursday, Sept. 18

Go over vocabulary quizzes

Finish website

 

Friday, Sept. 19

MAP make-ups

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Monday, Sept. 8

MAP Test

 

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Collect wanted posters and correct page 91

Read and discuss "Without Commercials"


Compare and contrast with song lyrics

 

Wednesday, September 10

-Collect extra credit

-Practice Essays

-Fill out study organizer

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

Review for test

 

Thursday, September 1

Play game/Review for test

 

 Friday, Sept. 1

Unit 1 Test

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Monday, Sept. 1

No School

 Tuesday, Sept. 2

Read “The Cat Who Thought She Was a Dog”

Discuss ?s

Homework: Vocab ½ sheet

 

Wednesday, Sept. 3

Correct homework 1/2 sheet and Worksheet 6

Story Map

 

Thursday, Sept. 4

Read "The Highwayman"

Homework: Wanted Poster (due Monday)

 

Friday, September 5

Interactive online activity

Continue work on posters

Homework: Worksheet 1 (Vocabulary Practice)/Finish poster

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Monday, August 25

Venn diagram

Read "All Summer in a Day"


Homework: Worksheet 86

 

Tuesday, August 26

Correct worksheet 86 & collect comics

Discuss questions appointment style 

Start characterization Chart


Wednesday, August 27

Journal Entry/Finish characterization chart

Notes

Sample Videos

Homework: Figurative Language Sheet

 

Thursday, August 28

Discuss characterization sheet

 Read "A Day's Wait"

Online discussion

 

Friday, August 29

Journal Entry

Finish discussion

Fill out literary analysis

Homework: Worksheet 6 (Cross-curricular connection) 


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Monday, August 18

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



Pass out books

 Read "Seventh Grade", p. 114


 

Tuesday, August 19

Watch Sample Discussions

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

Create a Google Doc about your area

Prepare for discussion

 

Wednesday, August 20

Finish great conversations

Discuss questions


 

Thursday, August 21

Collect writing assignments

Dr. Love Activity: Lino


Friday, August 22

Watch video introduction to "Oranges"

Read/Listen to "Oranges"

Discuss questions

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

 

 Monday, August 25

Journal Entry


Read "All Summer in a Day"


Homework: Worksheet 86


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Wednesday, August 13

Namecards/seating chart

Introductions

Partner Matching

About You Sheet/Pictures

Homework: Get expectations sheet signed

Thursday, August 14

Collect expectations sheet

Journal Entry

Go to library to get SSR book

Who Are You?

Notes--Unit 1

Homework: H

ave an SSR book by tomorrow

 

Friday, August 15

-Collect Expectations sheet

-Go to lab: -Review use of Google Docs

-Go over photo booth

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


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