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Language Arts 7

Instructor
Mrs. Rebecca Egan
Department
Language Arts

Course Description

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Due:

3rd (and last) Book Club meeting--please finish book by this date. Complete Double-Entry Journal and (1) Role.

Due:

Group research project/presentations due today!

Due:

Portfolios due

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5/17 & 5/18

1. Work on group research projects and submit SS assignment: Extended Writing Project: Prewrite
2. Review lessons 38-39 and complete lessons 40 & 41 (#'s 1-20)
3. Work on Book Club #2 assignments and reading.
4. SS Lessons: Extended Writing Project: Grade 7 & Research -Note-Taking
 
HW: Finish Book Club #2 assignments and finish your Book Club book for Monday 5/21.
 
HW-Finish all SS assignments by Tuesday 5/22

5/15 & 5/16

1. Grammar Unit 6: Lessons 38 & 39 (#'s 1-20)
2. Writing reflection on Informative Essay (put in portfolio)-5 Q's
3.  Naviance lesson by Mr. Sanz
4. Introduce Group Research Project "Why Can't We Get Along?"
   --presentation due Tuesday, May 29

5/14

1. Book Club #1 assignments due.
2. Work on reading and assignments from Book Club #2--Double-Entry journal and "Role" due next Monday 5/21.
 
HW-Finish Book Club #2 assignments

5/7

1. Met for Book Club #1 and reviewed assignment. Must complete Double-Entry journal along with (1) chosen Role by Monday, May 14. See Assignments for ALL pdfs of the above.
 
HW-Get some rest and bring your Book Club book to class all week!

5/3

1. Outsiders test today.
2. Complete SS lessons on Adjectives, Adj (Articles) and Adj (Demonstrative)-make 3 annotations and take Your Turns.
3. Take practice test for CAASPP.
 
HW: Notebook check tomorrow

5/2

1. Review for Outsiders test (study guides, final review sheet).
2. Practice for CAASP testing.
 
HW: Study for final Outsiders test tomorrow (remember vocab words from Ch. 7-12) & Notebook Check on Friday

5/1

1. Notes on Ch. 10-11 of Outsiders.
2. Review notebook entries (list on board)--due Friday.
3. Worked on Final Test review sheet-due tomorrow.
4. Wrote writing response to "Conflict" in Outsiders (self, society, other characters, and nature)
 
HW: Study for final test (and vocab words in packet Ch. 7-12) on Thursday 5/3

4/30

1. Peer review RIP Doc--make 2 revisions and print out copy for portfolio-due tomorrow.
 
2. Advice writing assignment in class.
 
3. One Page writing assignment in class.
 
HW: Read Ch. 10-12 and work on study guide (due Weds)
        Print out revised RIP Doc writing assignment and bring to class

4/23

1. Lecture notes on chapters 1-6 in Outsiders.
2. Reviewed Close Read Q's and Discussion Prompts Ch. 1-6.
 
HW: Study for vocab quiz tomorrow & read Chapters 7-9 (reading is due Friday)

4/20

1. Graded Adverb/Adjective lessons.
2. Graded StudySync Notebook.
3. Collected "The Teacher Who Changed My Life" Annotations & Focus Q's.
4. Completed Blast, Skill Lesson: Dramatic Elements & Theme in SS (3 annotations and YT).
 
No HW!

4/12

1. Correct Lessons 31-32 grammar.
2. Review Teacher Who Changed Me...writing prompt and gave feedback.
3. Revised writing prompt and made (2) changes to the paragraph--please print out and bring to class tomorrow.
 
 
HW: Outsiders Study Guide Ch. 1-4 and reading due tomorrow
         Print out revised writing prompt and turn in tomorrow

4/11

1. Review Close Read Q's as class.
2. Assign writing prompt response for Teacher Who Changed...see Close Read in SS for actual assignment. Due tomorrow-please submit and complete Peer Reviews.
3. Work on Lessons 33-34 #1-10  for each exercise.
4. Show movie trailer for The Outsiders and read Rolling Stone article to class.
 
HW: Read Chapter 3 Outsiders and work on study guide.
        Finish writing response assingment
        Finish grammar lessons 33-34

4/10

1. Shared Level 1 annotations and Level 2 annotations in class.
2. Worked on Adjectives Lessons 31-32 (do # 1-10 for each exercise)
3. Passed out The Outsiders study guide.
4. Completed SS Skill Lesson: Informational Text Features (annotations & YT)
5. Work on Close Read Focus Q's #1-4 in SS workbook (page 393, use bottom of workbook to answer)
 
HW: Finish Focus Q's, read Ch. 2 Outsiders and complete Ch. 1-2 study guide CLOSE READ Q's and Discussion Prompts (one paragraph on separate sheet of paper.)

4/9

1. Check out The Outsiders from library: Chapters 1-4 due this Friday 4/13
 
2. Read The Teacher Who Changed my Life in SS hard copy version. Make Level 1 annotations in the margin (Connection, Opinion, and Drawing).
 
3. Complete Level 2 annotations using Annotation Guide passed out in class today. HW for tonight.
 
HW: Complete Level 1-2 annotations, complete SS Skill Lesson (Informational Text Features) and begin to read Outsiders.

3/23

1. SS lessons:
Adjectives lesson #1 (3 annotations and YT)
Adjectives lesson #2 (3 annotations and YT)
Adj. Articles lesson #3 (3 annotations and YT)
 
2. Complete Lesson 29 (pages 119-120) and Lesson 30 (pages 121-122)
#1-20 only in Adjectives/Adverb packet
 
HW--finish any incomplete assignments from class