Week of August 1st-August 5th

WELCOME

Dear Students and Parents,

Welcome to my blog!  Please bookmark this page so you can easily reference information on this class.  You will find updates on my classwork and homework assignments here.  This blog will serve as an excellent communication tool for this school year.  If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Ms. Gonzales at [email protected]  The main theme of this unit will be Survival.  Students will learn how to survive the diverse environments they are faced with each day.  Lessons will include reading strategies, and the difference between narrative and argumentative writing.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

 

Week of March 28th-April 1st

Hello,

Our focus continues to be Types of Sentences. Students will decipher between subordinating and independent clauses.  They will be able to identify a variety of sentences. Students will also be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences.  Students will also continue their Argumentative Writing Pieces.  Each Monday for the next week, we will be preparing for the Georgia Milestone.  During our Mind-Moving Mondays, our students will be focusing on Constructed Responses.  Students will continues to review the R. A.C. E. Method.  Students will continue to focus on Study Island and Language Live.  This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable the reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (Vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading and writing

Week of March 21st -March 25th

Hello,

Our focus continues to be Types of Sentences.  Students will be able to decipher between subordinate and independent clauses .  They will be able to identify a variety of sentences.  Students will also be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences.  Students will also continue their Argumentative Writing Pieces. Each Monday for the next three weeks, we will be preparing for the Georgia Milestone. During our Mind-Moving Mondays, our students will be focusing on Constructed Responses.  Students will continue to  review the R. A.C.E. Method.  Students will restate the question, answer the question, cite the source, and explain.  Students will continue to focus on Study Island and Language Live. This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable the reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (Vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

Week of March 14th-March 18th

Hello,

Our focus continues to be Types of Sentence Structures. Students will be able to decipher between subordinate and independent clauses. They will able to identify a variety of sentences.  Students will also be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences.  Students will also continue their Argumentative Writing Pieces and focus on their Seventh Grade Reading Touchtone Q3.  Each Monday for the next four weeks, we will be preparing for the Georgia Milestones. During our Mind-Moving Mondays, our students will be focusing on Constructed Responses. Students will continue to review the R.A.C.E. Method.  Students will restate the question, answer the question, cite the source, and explain. Students will also continue to focus on Study Island and Language Live.  This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable the reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable , and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (Vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

 

Week of March 7th -March 11th

Hello,

Our focus this week continues to be Types of Sentence Structures. Students will be able to decipher between subordinate and independent clauses.  They will also be able to identify a variety of sentences.  Students will also be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences. Students will also continue their Argumentative Writing Pieces and focus on their Argument Almost There. Each Monday  for the next five weeks  we will be preparing for the Georgia Milestone. During our Mind-Moving Mondays,  our students will be focusing on Constructed Responses.  Students will continue to review the R.A.C.E. Method.  Students will restate the question, answer the question, cite the source, and explain. Students will also continue to focus on Study Island and Language Live. This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable the reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

~Comprehension of informational narrative text

Week of February 29th-March 4th

Hello,

Our focus this week continues to be Types of Sentence Structures. Students will be able to decipher between subordinate and independent clauses. They will also be able to examine the text, identify a variety of sentences. Students will be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences. Students will also continue their Argumentative Writing pieces and focus on Study Island.  They will also continue to Focus on Language Live! This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling  of written words by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

~Comprehension of informational narrative text

~Written expression

Week of February 22nd-February 26th

Hello,

Our focus this week will be Types of Sentence Structures. Students will be able to decipher between subordinate and dependent clauses. They will also be able to examine the text, and identify a variety of sentences. Students will be able to incorporate semicolons and coordinating conjunctions, when necessary to create compound sentences. Students will also continue Argumentative Writing and focus on Language Live! This program will continue to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written words by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

~Comprehension of informational narrative text

~Written expression

Week of February 8th-February 12th

Hello,

We will continue to focus on Argumentative Writing.  We will also continue to focus on Language Live!  This program continues to target and remediate gaps of the foundational skills that enable reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written words by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

~Comprehension of informational and narrative text

~Written expression

Week of February 1st-February 5th

Hello,

Our focus for this week is Argumentative Writing. We will also continue to focus on Language Live! This program continues to target and remediates gaps of the foundational skills that enable reading, including:

~Conscious awareness of speech sounds in spoken words

~Analysis and spelling of written words by phoneme-grapheme correspondence, syllable, and morpheme

~Achievement of sufficient reading fluency

~Recognition and use of word meaning (vocabulary)

~Understanding of grammar, syntax, and usage for speaking, reading, and writing

~Comprehension of informational and narrative text

~Written exprssion