Grade 7 English
Monday June 17, 2013
View Brain Pop video on writing a business letter and print out the quiz or email the results to me.
Thursday June 13, 2013
Study spelling words and review notes on prepositional phrases (quiz). Complete "Saga of a Hungry Bug" by filling in the appropriate prepositions.
Wednesday June 12, 2013
Workbook page 135. If you have not done so, please view Brain Pop video and take quiz on prepositions.
Tuesday June 11, 2013
Text page 327. Identify the object of the preposition #1-8. Spelling page and view Brain Pop video on prepositions.
Monday June 10, 2013
Text page 327. Identify the preposition in #1-8. Review list on page 327 so you can win the Rally Table tomorrow!
Thursday June 6, 2013
Wkbk page 83. Complete spelling lesson and study your list words.
Wednesday June 5, 2013
Complete "Adjective or Adverb?" worksheet. Use textbook page 201 for review.
Tuesday June 4, 2013
Adverb test tomorrow. Use your notes, textbook, Brainpop, or www.showme.com to help you study. Also, complete page 206 #17-24.
Monday June 3, 2013
Adverb test on Wednesday. Complete double- sided worksheet for practice and review.
Tuesday May 28, 2013
If you are missing any assignments, please hand them into my substitute (I will be on the Grade 8 field trip Wed.Thurs. Fri.). Test on adverbs next Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Homework assignments this week will be written in agendas while I am away.
Thursday May 23, 2013
Study Spelling words and review Adverb notes. After skill practice today, please re-do workbook page 75 and be prepared for another Ticket In.
Spelling page. Lyric interpretation (with similes and metaphors) due Wednesday.
Friday May 17, 2013
Find a song that has examples of figurative language (simile/metaphor) in the lyrics.
Thursday May 16, 2013
Postcard due tomorrow. Review rubric for maximum points on project.
Wednesday May 15, 2013
Illustrated postcard due on Friday. Please remember to underline 25 adjectives
Monday May 13, 2013
Class canceled today due to school assembly.
Thursday May 9, 2013
Study spelling words for test.
In preparation for the quiz on adjectives, complete page 215 #1-10 and page 216 #1-10.
Wednesday May 8, 2013
Textbook pages 188-189 #9-19.
Tuesday May7, 2013
Complete spelling lesson page and workbook page 73 on Comparing with Adjectives.
Monday May 6, 2013
Review notes on adjectives and complete text page 206 # 1-8.
Thursday April 24, 2013
Complete the essay that you started in class (5 paragraphs).
Tuesday April 23, 2013
Complete the introductory paragraph to the
prompt distributed in class. Read through notes on controversial issues/persuasive essay. Don't forget to use the prompt in your introductory paragraph!
Monday April 22, 2013
Complete the introductory paragraph to the
prompt distributed in class. Read through notes on controversial issues/persuasive essays.
Tuesday April 16, 2013
Complete the introductory paragraph to the prompt distributed in class.
Read through notes on persuasive essays to help you if need be.
Monday April 15, 2013
Complete the introductory paragraph to the prompt distributed in class. Read through notes on controversial issues, and reread your school uniform essay for more review.
Wednesday April 3, 2012
Text page 182 #8-20. Remember to locate the nouns first!
Tuesday April 2, 2012
Finish Body 2 (connect quote to your own life) of your quote essay.
Monday April 1, 2013
Workbook page 69. Review notes and text page 180-181 if need be.
Tuesday March 26, 2013 Quote Essay
Finish your introductory and body 1 paragraphs that you began in class today.
Monday March 25, 2013
Complete QUIEET organizer for Anne Frank quote. Use brainstorm from class and write your idea for a "world" connection and one idea for a "personal" connection to the quote. Be prepared to begin the introductory paragraph when first period begins.
Thursday March 1, 2013
Complete the introductory paragraph (quote prompt) that was started in class this morning. Study for spelling test.
Wednesday March 20, 2013
Read the sample quote essay and commit to one of the quotes introduced in class today.
March 18, 2013
Study for pronoun test tomorrow. Use your notes (notes began on 2/26/13). Also, you may use Brian Pop ( username; Valley/password: oak080 ) for additional help and practice. (personal pronouns/antecedents, demonstrative, interrogative, and possessive pronouns are included on test)
Textbook pg. 13-21
Complete Body 2 of your persuasive essay and study for your spelling test.
Complete Body 1 of your persuasive essay.
Remember to review the graphic organizer, notes, and sample paragraph.
Spelling page, complete intro paragraph, and workbook page 128.
Spelling page and complete the Flow Chart for the persuasive essay. (Position on topic and reasons #1,#2,and #3).
Workbook page 124 (possessive pronouns).
Workbook page 118 (pronouns). Typed rough draft past due today.
Type rough draft in size 12 font, Times New Roman, and please remember to double space.
Update spelling pages.
Review notes from class (don't forget mnemonic!) and complete Body 1 of your essay.
Review notes from class and begin your introductory paragraph. Remember that your thesis statement will be the closing sentence of this paragraph.
Review articles and notes to help you decide which side of the "Technology" argument you will write about.
Read the article "Is Txting 2 Much Bad 4 U?"
Monday Feb. 4, 2013
Reread "Is Technology Messing With Your Brain?" and complete the graphic organizer on the back. This information will help us write our next essay.
Workbook page 114 and study spelling words for test.
Textbook page 281 #1-16.
Type rough draft. Use sign 12 font and double space. Be sure to revise and edit as discussed in class. Please remember to attach the rough draft with the final.
Choose 3 of your new spelling words and use each in a compound sentence.
Study for spelling test. Workbook page 60.
Pirate worksheet on verb phrases. Study notes for quiz on verbs.
Text page 164 #15-20.
Workbook page 36.
Study spelling words.
Workbook page 34.
Complete pg. 49 (back of graphic organizer) on Helping Verbs and Main Verbs.
Complete the graphic organizer "Kinds of Verbs" as demonstrated in class today.
Textbook page 163 #9-16.
Study spelling words and be sure the lesson has been completed.
Text page 102 #11-16
Workbook page 32 (action/being verbs)
Use your notes from class and the hand out if need be.
Complete the first page of your spelling lesson.
Page 98 # 25-36 and study for test. Use your notes and study guide.
Textbook page 98 #1-6 and #13-18
Finish the closing closing paragraph tonight and type rough draft in 12 font and double spaced.
Complete the spelling lesson and Body 2 (the problem) of your speculative essay. Use your notes for assistance if needed.
Complete spelling page and Body 1. Use the graphic organizer and sample to guide you. Do not give away the problem in body 1!
Complete spelling page and Introductory paragraph to speculative essay. Review your notes on the essay.
Study for spelling test and complete Wordly Wise Wednesday illustrations.
Complete the next spelling page and complete wkbk pg. 27.
Complete spelling pages.
Wkbk page 23.
Complete the worksheet on Compound Sentences.
Complete worksheet on Compound Sentences (Pg.132) and write 5 of your own. Try to use 5 different conjunctions (FANBOYS!).
Test on nouns tomorrow. Review common/Proper; concrete/abstract; and compound/collective.
Complete ABC Noun Word List Game to help you practice the different types of nouns.
Text book page 96 #1-10. Test on nouns Friday.
Test on nouns Friday.
Collective and Compound Nouns worksheet page 21.
Complete worksheet on collective nouns.
Complete take home quiz on abstract and concrete nouns.
Quiz on Nouns (common, proper, concrete, and abstract)
Text page 88 #1-13
Worksheet pg. 19 Kinds of Nouns
Quiz on nouns Friday.
Highlight 10 common and 10 proper nouns in the newspaper.
Text pg. 77 # 1-18
Thursday 11/ 8/12
Typed rough draft due.
Complete the conclusion that was started in class. Please type your rough draft and be prepared to peer edit on Wednesday.
Four paragraphs (Intro, Body 1,2,3) are due on Monday. On Tuesday, we will learn how to write a conclusion.
Complete Body 2 (second solution) of rough draft. Use the organizer distributed in class.
Complete Body 1 (first solution) of rough draft. Please use the notes taken in class and the rubric too. After school help is advised for tomorrow if you do not have your intro and body 1 completed for class Thursday.
Revise and edit the introductory paragraph to your essay.
Complete introductory paragraph to Problem/Solution essay.
Study for short quiz on simple & compound sentences. Also, commit to one of the Problem/Solution topics that we explored today and brainstorm 3 possible solutions to the problem.
Complete the other side of the worksheet. Remember to use your notes or the web for additional help.
Simple or Compound? worksheet pg.133 side only
Go on a newspaper scavenger hunt! Identify 5 compound sentences in the newspaper. Rewrite the sentences in the HW section of your notebook.
Finish worksheet on fragments and review for quiz on Fragments and Sentences.
Complete "Fragment /Sentence" worksheet.
Make a list of problems that you or your family have resolved. We will brainstorm a list of topics in class for our upcoming Problem/Solution essay.
Complete take home quiz. Use your notes and practice sentences from today.
Review notes from today. Write 5 sentences with compound subjects and 5 sentences with 5 compound predicates.
Study for quiz on Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates.
Type your quote response (2 paragraphs).
Textbook p. 58 # 11-18
Wkbk pg. 7
Study for quiz.
Quiz on Complete Subjects and Complete Predicates.
Text page 58 #6-10
There will be a quiz on Friday on Complete Subjects and Complete Predicates.
Please make corrections on workbook pg. 5.
Get quiz signed.
Page 5 workbook
Quiz on kinds of sentences/punctuation
Textbook pg. 37 #1-8
Quiz on Friday
Quiz on Friday
Complete workbook pg. 1