Welcome to 7th Grade!!!!


I am looking forward to a wonderful year.

Attached you will find the instructions to the Summer Reading Project.  This is due on August 19.


Summer Reading Project

Wordy Wise 1

Wordly Wise 2

Wordly Wise 3

Wordly Wise 4

Wordly Wise 5

Wordly Wise 6

Wordly WIse 7

 Outsiders PDF

The Outsiders Chapter 1-3 Study Guide

The Outsiders Chapter 4 Study Guide Part 1

The Outsiders Chapter 4 Study Guide Part 2

The Outsiders Chapter 5-8 Study Guide

The Outsider Chapter 9-12 Study Guide







Monday November 3, 2014

The Columbus Day Dilemma Close Read

Let's Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Close Read

Class Discussion: Should we celebrate Columbus Day?
Use evidence from the passage to support your stance

Homework: Close Read - Soldier in Disguise


Tuesday November 4, 2014

Analyze Student Model for Step 1

Did Allison's essay convince you that Columbus Day should be celebrated?

Go over terminology of Argumentative texts

Homework Close Read - Digging into Custer's Last Stand


Wednesday November 5, 2014

Terminology of Argumentative texts continued

Homework: Close Read - Florida's Python Problem


Thursday November 6, 2014

Red Planet Blog/ Biography Elon Musk

Compare Sources 1 and 2.  Which text makes space colonization seem like a realist possibility?

Cite evidence in your response to support your answer.

Homework Close Read - Growing Good Examples at the White House


Friday November 7, 2014

Source 3: Advertisement - Discuss advertisement

Source 4: Newspaper Article

What questions does the newspaper article raise about outer space real estate ventures?  

Cite evidence from both resources to support your answer

 Close Read test: Three Parts


Monday October 27, 2014

Go over Vocabulary definitions

Outsiders Final

Homework: Vocabulary 7A-7B


Tuesday October 28, 2014

Vocab 7A-7B

Outsiders Final Continued

Homework: Vocabulary 7C-7D


Wednesday October 29, 2014

Vocab 7C-7D

Tell Tale Heart Close Read

Homework 7E Bold Words


Thursday October 30, 2014

Vocab 7E 

Continue Close Read of Tell Tale Heart/ Watch Video

Vocab 7E remainder of words 


Friday October 31, 2014

Vocab Test

Mystery book report due

Students will have the entire class to complete the project!!

6th and 7th period Projects will be due Monday


Monday October 13, 2014

Go over Vocabulary Definitions

Chapters 5-8 Outsiders Test

Homework Vocabulary 6A-6B


Tuesday October 14, 2014

Finish Outsiders Test

Compelete Outsiders Essay

Homework: Vocabulary 6C-6D/ Read Chapter 9 Outsiders


Wednesday October 15, 2014

Finding Your Everest Close Read

Homework 6E Bold Words/ Read 

Monday October 6, 2014

Writing Introductions

Different types of Hooks!!

Rewrite introduction to essay

Homework:

Close Read/ Chapters 5-8 Outsiders read and Study Guide 


Tuesday October 7, 2014

Complex Sentences

Revise Body paragraph utilizing Complex sentences

Homework:

Close Read/  Chapters 5-8 Outsiders read and Study Guide 


Wednesday October 8, 2014

How to write an effective conclusion powerpoint

Review Chapters 5-8 Outsiders Study Guide

Homework:

Close Read/  Chapters 5-8 Outsiders read and Study Guide 


Thursday October 9, 2014

Rewrite conclusions

Edit essay with partner using rubric

Make final revisions

Homework: Close Read/  Chapters 5-8 Outsiders read and Study Guide 



Friday October 10, 2014

Close Read Quiz

Review Chapter 5-8 Study Guide

Homework: Study for Outsiders 5-8 test Monday



Monday September 29, 2014

Mini Close Read

Writing Assessment

Homework:

Wordly Wise 5A-5B


Tuesday September 30, 2014

Powerpoint Introductions:  How to write a Thesis Statement

Re-write Introductory paragraph

Wordly Wise 5C-5D


Wednesday October 1, 2014

Re-writing Body paragraphs with Transitions

Homework

Wordly Wise 5E Bold words only


Thursday October 2, 2014

FAIR Testing

Homework:

Wordly Wise 5E complete/ Study


Friday October 3, 2014

Finish FAIR testing

Complete Chapters 5-6 Study Guide

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter 6 The Outsiders

Homework:  Read Chapters 7-8 The Outsiders


Monday September 22, 2014

Mini Close Read

Mystery book report assigned; DUE OCTOBER 31!!!!

Review Chapters 1-4 of The Outsiders

Work on Crossword Puzzle


Tuesday September 23, 2014

MIni Close Read

Outsiders Chapter 1-4 test

Work on Crossword Puzzle


Wednesday September 24, 2014

Mini Close Read

Chapter 5 Outsiders

Work On Crossword Puzzle


Thursday September 25, 2014

MIni Close Read

Close Read Nothing Gold Can Stay

Work On Crossword Puzzle


Friday September 26, 2014

Mini Close Read Quiz

Continue Close Read on Nothing Gold Can Stay

Hand in Crossword Puzzle


Monday September 15, 2014 

Where I'm From Poem due

Begin Outsiders

Review history in the 60's

Excerpts of MLK I Have a Dream Close Read

and S.E. Hinton

Homework:  Wordly Wise 4A-4B


Tuesday September 16, 2014

Outsiders Chapter 1-2

Choose your favorite character

Study Guide

Homework Worldly Wise 4C-4D


Wednesday September 17, 2014

Outsiders Chapter 3-4

Study Guide Review

Wordly Wise 4E Bold words


Thursday September 18, 2014

Outsiders Test

Wordly Wise 4E


Friday September 19, 2014

Vocabulary Quiz

Bellwork Quiz

Finish Outsiders Test



Monday September 8, 2014

Begin bellwork 3

Vocab Wordly Wise Week 3

Review Showing vs. Telling in poems

Begin Writing Template for Where I'm From Poem


Homework Wordly Wise 3A-3B


Tuesday September 9, 2014

Bellwork

Vocab Revidew

Revise Template of Where I'm From Poem with a partner

Poem is Due September 12, 2014


Homework Wordly Wise 3C/ Work on Where I'm From Poem


Wednesday September 10, 2014

Bellwork 

Vocab Review

Introduction to the Outsiders Chapters 1-2

Choose your favorite character

Homework Wordly Wise 2E Part 1


Thursday September 11, 2014

Bellwork

Vocab Review

Chapter 2-3 Outsiders

Homework Wordly Wise 2E part 2/ Study for Vocabulary quiz


Friday September 12, 2014

Vocabulary Quiz

Bellwork Quiz

Continue Chapter 3-4 

Begin Wordly Wise 4 Definitions



Monday September 1, 2014

NO SCHOOL


Tuesday September 2, 2014

STAR TESTING


Wednesday September 3, 2014

Bellwork/ Vocabulary words

Figuartive Language Notes

Figurative Language slides

Homework vocab 2A-2B


Thursday September 4, 2014

Bellwork/Vocabulary Review

Close Read on Where I'm From by George Ella Lyon

Homework vocab 2C-2D


Friday September 4, 2014

Continue Close Read

"How does the author use language to show where they are from?

Homework: FIll in graphic organizer about family



Monday August 25, 2014

Introduction to Binder Set up

Summer Reading Project Final!!!!


Tuesday August 26, 2014

1. Bell work instruction

2. Begin The House

Continue Author's Purpose Note taking


Homework Wordly Wise 1 E Close Read


Wednesday August 27, 2014

Bellwork

Review of Vocabulary

1. Continue The House

Review Vocabulary Close Read Wordly Wise 1 E

Homework: Complete Wordly Wise 1E


Thursday Augugst 28, 2014

Bellwork

Review of Vocabulary

Begin King Of Beasts

Homework:

Wordly Wise Study for Vocabulary Quiz


Friday August 29, 2014

Vocab Quiz

Finish King of Beast



Monday August 18, 2014


WELCOME!!!


Letters from Last year


Discuss letters and what students expect from from this year.....


Tuesday August 19, 2014


Close Read over Syllabus

7th grade syllabus



Wednesday August 20, 2014

SUMMER READING JOURNAL DUE!!!!!!

Finish Close Read of Syllabus/ Discuss

Begin Presentations of Summer Reading project


Thursday August 21, 2014


Continue Presentations


Friday August 22, 2014


Finish Presentations