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English Language Arts 7 (Period 3)

Mrs. NeVille
2017-18 Trimester 1
2017-18 Trimester 2
2017-18 Trimester 3
Language Arts
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Getting Along Argumentative Essay (75 points) 
All topics proposed for argument for the essay must be submitted through the form found in the One Note Class Notebook ( by Friday, April 20, 2018 (5 points). Topics must receive approval, therefore it is recommended that work on this essay begins after approval is received. 

Your argument should include: 

  • an explicitly stated claim about whether or not an issue you have selected should be supported 
  • persuasive reasons and relevant textual evidence, logically organized 
  • acknowledgment of opposing claims or other points of view (counterargument) 
  • citations of your sources in your essay and in a Works Cited page 
  • a conclusion that restates your claim and summarizes your persuasive evidence
Three (3) resources are required for this assignment and must be recorded in a MLA format Work Cited page on a separate page and attached to back of the final essay. Follow the recommended format found at:
The Getting Along Final Essay Outline (20 points) is due Friday, April 27, 2018. The outline given in class must be complete and turned in at the beginning of the period on Friday. 
The final essay must be typed using 12 pt. Times New Roman font and double spaced. The essay is five (5) paragraphs of six  to eight (6-8) sentences each is required and should follow the format of the Getting Along Outline submitted. The final draft (50 points) is due Friday, May 4, 2018 at the beginning of the period.  
This assignment is homework and will only be partially work on in class. 


Lesson 10 Nouns: Distinguishing Plurals, Possessives, and Contractions (15 points) 
Lesson 11 Nouns: Appositives (20 points) 
Due at the beginning of the period Friday, January 19, 2018. 


Grammar Lesson 8 & 9 are due Friday, January 12, 2018. (20 points each) 


Vocabulary Power Lesson 8 (20 points) is due Thursday, November 30, 2017.


HOMEWORK: Common and Proper Nouns work from class. 
** Bring The Giver and work packet all week for class. 


HOMEWORK: Spelling Power Lesson 4 & 5 will be assigned October 25, 2017 and will be due Friday, October 27, 2017. All students will receive a yellow copy of the work in class to be due on the following Friday. 


Vocabulary Power Lesson 4 is due Wednesday, 10/18/2017 (20 points).  The boxed words on top are the week's vocabulary words. 


HOMEWORK: Monday, 10/30/2017 Unit 2 Vocabulary words Lesson 6; week 1 (20 points) 
The pink worksheet with the week's vocabulary words will be distributed on Monday, October 30, 2017 and will be due on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.