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April 23-27

April25

7th grade: This week in language arts, we will be continuing our novel study, Freak the Mighty. Remember that you have your first novel quiz this Friday. You may use your summary chart on the quiz, so be sure to take good notes! Here are your assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Grammar Review: Semicolons and Colons
  • Tuesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Wednesday: Complete chapter 3 Story Board
  • Thursday: Complete chapter 4-5 questions if needed
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th grade: This week in language arts, we will be continuing our study of Holocaust literature. Please make sure that any classwork not completed during class time, gets completed for homework. Here are your assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Grammar Review: Semicolons and Colons
  • Tuesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Wednesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Thursday: No homework…but make sure your annotations from class are completed
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚
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April 11, 2018

April11

7th Grade: Next week, we will start to read the novel, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick. You will need to have a copy of the book. I have attached directions for you to use if you would like to order from Scholastic. The book is only $1 right now! The due date for orders is Thursday, April 12. If you are unable to purchase the book, please let me know as soon as possible, so that I can find you a copy.Β Scholastic Directions-2namyfe

Homework: Blocks 1 and 6 need to complete the BrainPop quiz and Parallel Structure questions.

The schedule for tomorrow is 4, 5, 3(lunch),1, 2, 6, 7

8th Grade:Β Congrats on being done with the ELA Milestone! Math starts tomorrow!

Here is your schedule for tomorrow: TEST, 3(lunch), 7, 4, 1, 2

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April 10, 2018

April10

7th Grade:Β Next week, we will start to read the novel, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick. You will need to have a copy of the book. I have attached directions for you to use if you would like to order from Scholastic. The book is only $1 right now! The due date for orders is Thursday, April 12. If you are unable to purchase the book, please let me know as soon as possible, so that I can find you a copy.Β Scholastic Directions-2namyfe

The schedule for tomorrow is 4, 5, 1, 3(lunch), 2, 6, 7

8th Grade: Congrats on being done with part one of ELA Milestone! Rest up for part two tomorrow.

Here is your schedule for tomorrow: TEST, 3(lunch), 6, 1, 2

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April 9, 2018

April9

Happy testing week! We will start Milestone testing this week which will put us on a wacky schedule for next two weeks. I’ll be posting daily to help you stay informed.

7th Grade: After spring break we will be starting to read the novel, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick. You will need to have a copy of the book. I have attached directions for you to use if you would like to order from Scholastic. The book is only $1 right now! The due date for orders is Thursday, April 12. If you are unable to purchase the book, please let me know as soon as possible, so that I can find you a copy.Β Scholastic Directions-2namyfe

Here is the 7th grade schedule for tomorrow: 4, 5, 3(lunch), 1, 2, 6, 7

8th Grade: Testing starts tomorrow for you. Please get a good night’s rest tonight and eat a protein-packed breakfast. I KNOW you will do awesome tomorrow!

Here is the 8th grade schedule for tomorrow: TEST, 3(lunch), 4, 5, 1, 2

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Scholastic Directions for 7th Grade

March30

After spring break we will be starting to read the novel, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick. You will need to have a copy of the book. I have attached directions for you to use if you would like to order from Scholastic. The book is only $1 right now! The due date for orders is Thursday, April 12. If you are unable to purchase the book, please let me know as soon as possible, so that I can find you a copy.Β Scholastic Directions-2namyfe

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March 26 – 30

March28

7th grade: This week we will be studying misplaced modifiers. We will have a mini-quiz on Friday. If you are going to be absent on Friday, please be prepared to take the quiz upon your return to school after spring break. Here are your assignments for the week:

  • MONDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
  • TUESDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
  • WEDNESDAY: Complete modifier practice page
  • THURSDAY: Complete illustration page **QUIZ tomorrow!
  • FRIDAY: No homework. Have a GREAT spring break!

8th Grade: This week we will be finishing up our study of gerunds, participles, and infinitives. We will have a learning activity on Thursday. You may also complete this extra credit opportunity if you would like 5 bonus points on your learning activity:

Find school-appropriate song lyrics that include examples of verbals (gerunds, participles, and infinitives). You must find a total of five examples. Print the song lyrics and highlight the verbals. You may use one song or pieces of multiple songs. This assignment must be turned in on the day you take the verbals quiz in order to receive five extra points! Good luck!

Here are the assignments for the week:

  • MONDAY: Grammar packet due tomorrow
  • TUESDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
  • WEDNESDAY: STUDY for learning activity tomorrow
  • THURSDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
  • FRIDAY: No homework. Have a GREAT spring break!

 

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March 19 – 23

March20

7th Grade: This week we will be continuing to write our argumentative essay. Your final essay will be due on Thursday at the end of class. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (Capitalization – First Words and Titles)
  • Tuesday: Work on essay (complete FRONT side of graphic organizer)
  • Wednesday: Work on essay on Office 365
  • Thursday: IF you did not finish your essay in class today, you may do so tonight. Please use the following resources to help you. Please remember to print before arriving at class.
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: This week we will be continuing our grammar study by reviewing prepositions, adjectives, and adverbs. We will also begin our study of participles, gerunds, and infinitives. ***Please note, if you scored below a 80 on your Sentence Quiz, you may have the opportunity to do test corrections. Your scores will be averaged (up to an 80). ALL test corrections are due by Monday, March 26. Please see me if you would like to take advantage of this opportunity. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (Capitalization – People and Cultures)
  • Tuesday: Review grammar concepts
  • Wednesday: Review grammar concepts
  • Thursday: Review grammar concepts
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

 

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March 12 – 16: Language Arts

March12

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend! We’re nearing the end of the quarter, so please check your grades frequently. I’m going to update the grade book as I grade instead of waiting until I’ve completed an entire class, so your grade will be the most up-to-date as possible.

7th grade: We will be starting our argumentative writing unit. The best way to start is with a class debate! Here are your assignments for the week.

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (Capitalization with People and Cultures). Also complete the front and back of your Agree/Disagree page if you did not do so in class today. We’ll be using these topics for our classroom debates. **Note: Wednesday Words quiz on Wednesday. You may use this quizlet to study:Β https://quizlet.com/277224864/wednesday-words-124-to37-flash-cards/
  • Tuesday: Study for Wednesday Words QUIZ
  • Wednesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Thursday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: This week we will be continuing our study of sentence structure. Please note that we have a Wednesday Words QUIZ on Wednesday and a Sentence Structure QUIZ on Friday. Here are your assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Sentence Practice page (Sentences/Run-ons/Fragments)
  • Tuesday: Study for Wednesday Words QUIZ: Here is the WW Powerpoint. Q3 words started on January 24!!Β Wednesday Words 8th Grade-17jqvau
  • Wednesday: CHANGE! Your Sentence Structure QUIZ will now be on FRIDAY! Tonight for homework, please work on the “Identifying Types of Sentences” page
  • Thursday: Study for Sentence Structure QUIZ
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

 

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7th Grade 3/9/18

March9

Here are the resources that will help you to finalize your paper. Happy writing!

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March 5 – 9

March5

This week is full of writing! Please see the assignments below to help you stay on track.

7th Grade: We are currently working on our explanatory essay. We are drafting Monday and Tuesday and typing on Wednesday and Thursday. The final paper is due on Friday. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: No homework πŸ™‚ Remember that your two journal assignments are due on Thursday.
  • Tuesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Wednesday: Continue typing paper
  • Thursday: Continue working on paper
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: Your final argumentative research paper will be collected on Tuesday at the beginning of class. I have posted the checklist for you to review if needed.

  • Monday: Print final paper if needed. Remember that your two journal assignments are due on Thursday.Β Argumentative Essay Reminders-2ja9w8j
  • Tuesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Wednesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Thursday: Complete sentence activity
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚
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