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May 14-18: Language Arts

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7th Grade: This week in language arts class we will be completing our study of Freak the Mighty. You will have your Chapters 16-20 quiz on Tuesday, and a TEST covering the entire novel on Monday, May 21. Please make sure to have up-to-date summary charts because you are able to use these on all quizzes and tests. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • MONDAY: Complete vocab chapters 16-20. Quiz tomorrow!
  • TUESDAY: Work on vocab chapters 21-25 (due Friday)
  • WEDNESDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
  • THURSDAY: Complete study guide
  • FRIDAY: STUDY! NOVEL TEST ON MONDAY!

8th Grade: This week in language arts class we will be completing our Holocaust Literature unit and moving into Shakespearean comedy. Please note that you will have a test over Midsummer Night’s Dream on Thursday, May 17. Here are your assignments for the week:

  • MONDAY: Complete Shakespeare activities by Thursday. Disney kids present tomorrow!
  • TUESDAY: Shakespeare test on Thursday
  • WEDNESDAY: STUDY! Test tomorrow!
  • THURSDAY: No homework πŸ˜‰
  • FRIDAY: No homework πŸ™‚
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May 7-11

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7th Grade: This week we will be continuing our novel study of Freak the Mighty. Remember that your Argumentative Paper is due by THIS Friday! You must submit your paper through the SpringBoard portal. Here are the directions if you need a refresher:Β Directions-2f4gwpm

Homework for the week:

  • Monday: Complete grammar review: Comma Rules #8, #9, and #10.
  • Tuesday: FTM vocab chapters 11-15 due tomorrow!
  • Wednesday: Work on paper
  • Thursday: Work on paper. Paper due by tomorrow!
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: This week we will be continuing our study of Holocaust literature. You will be preparing and presenting a panel discussion which will act as a test grade. If you are not going to Disney, your presentation will be THIS Friday. Disney students will present on Tuesday, May 15. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete grammar review: Comma Rules #8, #9, and #10
  • Tuesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Wednesday: Continue prep for panel discussion
  • Thursday: Final panel discussion. Presentations tomorrow!
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚
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7th Grade Argumentative Essays

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Here are the directions for submitting your argumentative essay. Remember that you must submit it by May 11th!

Directions-2f4gwpm

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April 30 – May 4

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7th Grade: This week will be be continuing our reading of Freak the Mighty. Please make sure you keep up with the reading. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (commas). Vocabulary for chapter 6-10 due on Wednesday.
  • Tuesday: No homework (vocab due tomorrow)
  • Wednesday: Finish reading through chapter 10 and complete the summary chart. Chapter 6-10 quiz tomorrow
  • Thursday: No homework. Vocab for chapters 11-15 will be due next week.
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: This week we will be continuing our study of Holocaust literature. The only homework this week will be Monday night (Grammar Review: commas). Here are the activities that will be completed IN CLASS this week:

  • Monday: Anne Frank Introduction, choose parts on page 205 in text
  • Tuesday: Read through play pages 205 – 208 in text
  • Wednesday: Complete the reading of the play and questions on 208-209
  • Thursday: Read through on diary entry (pages 220-221) and answer comprehension question on page 221-222
  • Friday: Begin Boy in The Striped Pajamas on page 212 in text
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April 23-27

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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