September 17th – 21st, 2018

Wednesday – Test tomorrow!

Study Resources – Your packet is your study guide along with quizizz. All of the other resources are below. 

GAME CODES are good until 9:00 am tomorrow.
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Clause and Phrase – awubisT, fanboys, ninjas – 2018 -2019 power point-1dxhk8d

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Tuesday – Game ON!   Codes are below and will work until Wednesday night at 9:00 pm:) https://join.quizizz.com

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Test – Thursday September 20th – Please make sure you have memorized the subordinating conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, and relative pronouns for the test.

Please bring your phrase and clause notes packet to class because we will be preparing for our test on September 20th. Your notes packet is your study guide. If you need to add to your notes, please review the powerpoints.  Please see the link on prepositional phrases if you need to review them.   

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Clause and Phrase – awubisT, fanboys, ninjas – 2018 -2019 power point-1dxhk8d

Prepositional Phrase Review

September 11th – 15th, 2018

Testing Schedule   CoGAT-IOWA Testing Schedule (005)-1lqymux

Tuesday –  Friday – No homework during testing. Please make sure you have memorized the subordinating conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, and relative pronouns for the test. They are all on your notes and in the powerpoints.  Please bring your phrase and clause notes to class because we will be preparing for our test September 20th. If you need to add to your notes, please review the powerpoints.

Clause and Phrase – aaawwwwuubbisT, fanboys, ninjas – 2018 -2019 power point-1dxhk8d

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September 10th – 14th, 2018

Monday, September 10th – Today we took notes on clauses and phrases. If you have not finished, please use the notes below to complete the first page both front and back. Make sure your examples are copied from the slides. Write complete sentences, and punctuate them correctly. The powerpoint labeled 2nd page is for the second page of notes which is the back of the first page.

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Clause and Phrase – awubisT, fanboys, ninjas – 2018 -2019 power point-1dxhk8d

 

September 4th – 7th, 2018

Thursday and FridayNo homework– However if you want to start memorizing the subordinating conjunctions, FANBOYS, and relative pronouns, you have the notes. If you have lost your copy, please print one for class on Monday. We will complete and go over page 1 and 2 on Monday. The examples on page two are sentences that you should copy from the power point.

Independent and dependent clauses

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We will use the prompts and evidence collected to write a paragraph using the format we have learned. Below are the notes if you need to review the format.

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“The Scholarship Jacket”

Wednesday – Today we critiqued topic sentences and evidence sentences.

August 27-31, 2018

Make up tests will be given on Wednesday and Thursday mornings next week at 8:20 am. 

Friday – If you have been absent, please review the slides for the week. Instructions for the days we had bell ringers can be found on each slide.

August 27th – 31st, 2018-qe47ir

Thursday – Test

Wednesday – Use the link below to correct your answers on your study guide. Test tomorrow! Use the codes below to prepare. Also use your study guides.

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After you check your answers, click on quizizz.com  You may not use any name or symbol other than the first and last name teachers call you. You will be disqualified from candy and tickets if you do not follow the name rule. When you get to the site, hit join at the top of the screen. Start playing your friends in 7th grade ELA! You can play games multiple times until 10:00 pm tonight when the codes expire. You do not have to change your name to play more than once.   

  • “The Scholarship Jacket” Code 589909
  • Academic writing Code 367297
  • Point of View Code 620122
  • Figurative language Code 802267

Test Thursday – Complete the study guide by Wednesday. Both of these assignments will help you prepare for our first test which is 35% of your grade. If you want to practice for the test, please follow the directions below. You will be playing against all 7th grade language arts students. We will use the games in class tomorrow.

Log into or create an account with https://quizizz.com/join/

  1. “The Scholarship Jacket” Code 178489
  2. Academic writing Code 497206
  3. Point of View Code 620122
  4. Figurative language code 802267

Tuesday – Today we wrote topic sentences and found evidence to support them. Homework – Study guide is due tomorrow. There is a copy under Monday if you need one. 

Monday – Today we finished the notes for the 5 sentence paragraph. There is a power point on the blog for Friday, August 24th. We worked on the study questions for “The Scholarship Jacket” during class, and they will be due tomorrow. The study guide is due Wednesday.

“The Scholarship Jacket”

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August 20th – 25th, 2018

 

Test – August 30th on figurative language, point of view, “The Scholarship Jacket,” 5 sentence paragraph format, and one rule for MLA citation which we will practice Monday.

Friday – Today we checked our notes for the point of view notes we took yesterday, and we took notes on the 5 sentence paragraph format. The slides are below if you want to finish your notes or study.

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Thursday- Class Task – Read the power point. As a group, answer the questions on the back of the handout from yesterday.  Include the letter of the slide by the character’s name. 

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Wednesday- Today, we completed an activity for writing point of view and perspective. 

Tuesday – August 21st – Today we completed a constructed response for “The Scholarship Jacket.” If you were absent today, you may come in early on Wednesday or Friday to make up the writing assignment you missed today. If you have not read “The Scholarship Jacket,” there is a link below with the text. You will need to read it before you write a response. 

Monday – August 20th-Please bring your book to class each day. Also, if you missed the quiz, you may come in early Wednesday morning. 

Monday – Today we read and analyzed the short story “The Scholarship Jacket.” Tomorrow we will complete a constructed response in 6D6 computer lab. You must bring your book with you to the lab. If you are absent tomorrow, you may come in early on Wednesday to make up your writing. 

“The Scholarship Jacket”

August 13th – August 17th, 2018

Please bring your book to class next week. Also, if you missed the quiz, you may come in early Monday or Wednesday morning.

 

Friday – Figurative Language Quiz

Thursday, August 16th – Open house – Students should NOT attend. Please give your parent your schedule.

Quiz on figurative language – Friday 8/17/2018. Study the packet and the quizlet below. Know the definitions for multiple choice, and know examples of figurative language for multiple choice.

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Wednesday,August 15th – Quiz on figurative language – Friday 8/17/2018.

Today we completed figurative language posters.

  • OL – You must have one example sentence for five different types from the figurative language packet, and it is up to you which types.
  • AC- You must have two example sentences for five different types, and it is up to you which types.

Tuesday, August 14th – Quiz on figurative language – Friday 8/17/2018.

Today we wrote example sentences of figurative language from your packet that describe your action shot or anything in the background of the action shot. You may not use the same sentence more than once.

  • OL – You must have one example sentence for five different types from the figurative language packet, and it is up to you which types.
  • AC- You must have two example sentences for five different types, and it is up to you which types.
  • Write your sentences on notebook paper, and bring them to class with your picture tomorrow so that you can complete your poster.
  • Bring fine sharpies, flare pens, or gel pens if you want your poster to be colorful.

Monday, August 13th – Homework: Make sure you have your picture for the project tomorrow.

If you have been absent, you must come in early tomorrow or Wednesday to complete your writing. Check in the cafeteria, and look for my name on the board with the time beside it. I will not put my name up until 8:15. When Ms. Sewell releases students for the time listed beside my name, come to my room and complete your work.

August 6th – 10th, 2018 7th Language Arts

 

Friday – 8-9-2018 – Today we wrote the final copy for the recipe. If you were absent, let me know what morning you will be coming in to finish it next week. Your figurative language packet is due Monday. It is in your binder under notes and keepers. If you lost it, you can print one at home from the link below. You will need a picture for our project next week, so remember to bring one. Have a great weekend.

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Thursday – 8-9-2018 – All students who did not complete their personality inventories for traits and learning styles, will need to come in early Friday to complete them. Check in the cafeteria, and look for my name on the board with the time beside it. When Ms. Sewell releases students for the time listed beside my name, come to my room and complete your work. It will be graded after Friday.

Make sure you have your Personal Recipe Organizer and Rubric with you in class tomorrow. You will be using your rough draft to produce a final copy.

Remember to bring a picture of you by next Monday to use on a poster for class. It can be any picture of you at any age.

Figurative Language Packet due on 8-13-2018.

Quiz – Friday 8 – 17 – 18 on Figurative Language 

Wednesday – 8-8-2018 – Finish your organizer for the Personal Recipe writing we will complete in class. Make sure you have it and the rubric in class tomorrow.

All students who did not complete their personality inventories for traits and learning styles, will need to come in early tomorrow or Friday or both days to complete them. Check in the cafeteria, and look for my name on the board with the time beside it. When Ms. Sewell releases students for the time listed beside my name, come to my room and complete your work. It will be graded after Friday.

If you have been absent, get your work from the absence folder which is now located on the turn it in drawers by the door. Also, you may borrow the notebook during class with the Bell Ringers to make up any you missed. You will turn in your first 5 Bell Ringers Friday, and I will grade them over the weekend.

Remember to bring a picture of you by next Monday to use on a poster for class. It can be any picture of you at any age, but it needs to be a picture of you doing something.

Figurative Language Packet due on 8-13-2018

Quiz – Friday 8 – 17 – 18 on Figurative Language 

Tuesday – 8-7-2018 Remember to bring a picture of you by next Monday to use on a poster for class. It can be any picture of you at any age, but it needs to be a picture of you doing something.

Homework: Please have your parents review the syllabus for language arts, and have your parents initial on language arts that they have seen the syllabus.

Remember:  You must have a blue or black ink pen in class as well as pencils each day. You must have loose leaf paper, and your binder each day.

AC Syllabus 2018-2019

OL Syllabus 2018-2019

May 7th – 11th, 2018

Important:  Test on Tangerine Wednesday – Study for test-

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Important: Please bring $2 this week for the end of the year postage for your report card. I can’t give change, so you must bring the correct amount.

Important: Please review Dr. Brink’s end of the year information letter below.

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Important – Field Day is Wednesday. Our color is gray, so if you are like me and forgot to buy a shirt, just wear a gray t-shirt.

Monday – All classes have another journal entry due on Wednesday.