Welcome! This week we are continuing Code Orange. Be ready for a reading check on Thursday covering chapters 1 and 2. Remember that Friday is cultural extension, and the entire day will focus on extension activities for Social Studies. Standards: ELAGSE7RL1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text … Continue reading This Week
Welcome to week 13! Important Announcement: Students will have an opportunity to retake the nonfiction text features summative on Wed. Nov. 1st. Please study your notes. You will also find more notes here. More to come…
Welcome to Week 12! We have a busy week. Students will be finishing their nonfiction text features posters and turning them in for a grade. Students will take a text features vocabulary quiz on Wednesday. Students will also have a summative assessment over non fiction text features on Thursday or Friday. Resources to help you … Continue reading Welcome to Week 12!
This week we are continuing our study of nonfiction text features. Students should be ready for an assessment this coming Monday. Students are also working on a text feature poster in class. If possible bring an old magazine to class on Friday. Make sure it is a magazine that you do not mind being cut. … Continue reading Week 11 Updates
Welcome to Week 9! We will be continuing our study of argumentative and persuasive writing. There will be a test on Thursday. Please review your notes in order to study. Learning Target: Effectively analyze and evaluate both sides of an argument SO I can make an informed decision? Learning Target: Identify and explain the features … Continue reading Welcome to Week 9!
There will be a summative test covering main idea and text structures this coming Wednesday. I am provided an extended study guide. Students who successfully complete this study guide should be able to perform well on the test. Students should try to complete this guide on their own. I will post answers on Sunday evening. … Continue reading Test Wednesday – Main Idea and Text Structures
Welcome to week 7! IOWA testing will begin on Thursday. Students should be ready for a modified schedule on Thursday and Friday of this week. Students will be working in groups on stations activities this week. Students should also expect a formative grade to be given this week. Standard Focus: ELAGSE7RI5, ELAGSE7RI1, ELAGSE7RI3, ELAGSE7RI10
Welcome to Week 5. This week we will continuing working with main idea. We will also work with supporting details and text structure. Students will identify details that do not belong in a paragraph (irrelevant details). Students will work to organize paragraphs, using logical transitions, based upon text structure. Graded Work: Be ready for a … Continue reading Welcome to Week 5
Welcome to week 4. Our focus this week will be on the essential skill of finding the Main Idea and Supporting Details of a reading passage. Students will have a graded classwork assignment on Friday. Students are also expected to read independently away from class and complete their reading logs each week. Standards: ELAGSE7RI5, ELAGSE7RI1, ELAGSE7RI2, ELAGSE7RI10
Standards ELAGSE8RI1: ELAGSE8RI6: ELAGSE7L4 Welcome back to Week 3. We have a busy and productive week ahead. This week we will be reviewing author’s purpose and types of text. Here is a hint: For Author’s Purpose Just remember PIE. You will have an assessment this Friday covering: -Author’s Purpose -Types of Texts -Essential Skills: Predicting, … Continue reading Welcome to Week 3