Weekly Assignments

Monday, October 24

Peer editing

Papers are due on Wednesday!


Tuesday, October 25

Take drama unit notes

Time Machine Video

Vocabulary overview

Read This is What Courage Looks Like



Wednesday, October 26

Turn in monster papers

Answer This is What Courage Looks Like questions


Thursday, October 27

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

Discuss literary elements


Friday, October 28

Finish This is What Courage Looks Like

Draw each other’s monsters


Monday, October 17

No School: Inservice


Tuesday, October 18


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


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


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


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


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


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


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”


Homework: Vocabulary practice/Journal Entry


Thursday, September 8

Friday, September 9

MAP: Reading tests


Monday, August 29

Pass out books

Journal Entry

Read “Seventh Grade”


Tuesday, August 30

Collect Biographies


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


Monday, August 22

Collaboration Day

Tuesday, August 23

Namecards/seating chart


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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