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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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Journals

March1

Remember that your TWO journal assignments are due next Thursday. Here are the prompts if you would like to view them:Β Journal Prompts 11-20-ucl7ls

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8th Grade Argumentative Research Paper

February28

Here is the link for the argumentative research paper outline:Β Research Paper Outline-2d9nxft

We wrote our introductions today in class and started on the first body paragraph. If you did not complete your introduction in class, please do so tonight, so that I can help you with the body of your paper in class tomorrow!

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February 26 – March 2

February26

Welcome back! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable and restful break. I missed you all!

Here’sΒ  quick reminder about the Book FairΒ :

Book Fair Dates: Monday, March 5th – Friday, March 9th

Location: The Media Center

Shopping Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.; Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Shop the OnlineΒ Scholastic Book FairΒ from Sunday, February 25th – Saturday, March 9th

7th Grade:Β We are continuing our explanatory essay unit. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review: Pronoun Problems
  • Tuesday: Complete text-dependent questions if needed
  • Wednesday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Thursday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚

8th Grade: We are continuing our argumentative essay. The final essay is DUE next Monday! Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Bill Gates article analysis
  • Tuesday: Complete research paper outline
  • Wednesday: Work on paper
  • Thursday: Work on paper
  • Friday: Work on paper – Final is due at the end of class on MONDAY!
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7th Grade Kahoot Link

February14

Here is the Kahoot link if you would like to use it to study for tomorrow’s test. Happy studying!Β https://play.kahoot.it/#/?quizId=470191a1-fddf-42a1-bfb6-9581ab53b0ff

 

 

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February 12-16

February13

7th Grade:Β 

This week we will be continuing our study of Evaluating Sources. We will have a TEST this Thursday. Please make sure you prepare and use the study guide provided in class. Here are the assignments for the week:

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (Indefinite Pronouns)
  • Tuesday: Complete Study Guide. If you need to access the online textbook, please use this link. Your lunch number will be your username AND password. The program will then have you reset your password. Make sure to write it in your agenda!Β http://clever.com/in/cobb
  • Wednesday: Study for tomorrow’s TEST
  • Thursday: No homework πŸ™‚
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚ Have a GREAT break!

8th Grade:

This week we will be continuing our study of Argumentative Writing. You will be choosing research topics in class on Tuesday. Here are your assignments for the week.

  • Monday: Complete Grammar Review (Comparative and Superlative)
  • Tuesday: By Friday, gather two pieces of research to support your topic. Make sure to print before Friday’s class.
  • Wednesday: Gather evidence
  • Thursday: Gather evidence
  • Friday: No homework πŸ™‚ Have a GREAT break!
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February 8: 7th Graders!

February8

Here is the document of website links that we will use for our website evaluation activity.Website Evaluation Links-17rmacn

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