December 3 – 7, 2018

Important Announcements: Sentence Structure help sessions start at 8:15 tomorrow/Thursday and Friday morning. If you do not remember how to access your paper in Office 365 from home, the directions can be found below. Test – December 12th – Sentence Structure- Study Resources- Types of sentences notes and quizizz. The codes are in the daily powerpoints. Daily lessons for the week are below. 

1. Go to Office 365 (www.office.com)

2. Your user name is first.last@students.cobbk12.org. Make sure you use your given first and last name, not what you go by in class. If your log in does not work, go to Student Vue and go to “Account Login Information” to make sure your username is correct.

3. Use the password you use to log in to the computers at school.

Sentence Structure Revision Task

IOWA scores were sent home in afternoon homeroom today. 

If you were absent today, you need to access your paper and the form above in 365 and follow the directions. Make sure to add your revision to your paper and highlight them in your paper before you submit your form to me. If you have forgotten how to access Office 365, the directions are below.

Dinner-Party-Rubric-

  • Monday, December 3rd – Today we completed practice for sentence structures. Tomorrow we will begin revising point of view writing for “The Dinner Party.”Bell Ringer – Write the definition and formulas for a compound, a complex, and a compound-complex sentence. Use your notes to check.  Bell Ringer Template
  •  Honoring Our Heroes is a writing program that encourages students to discover, honor, and write about real-life heroes – role models displaying generosity, trust, persistence, dedication, leadership, creativity, caring, bravery, imagination, service, gentleness, courage or compassion.Students are asked to redefine media-hyped and cartoon heroes such as professional athletes, movie stars, and rock musicians and instead recognize someone who has made a more personal impact on the student’s life such as a family member, doctor, public safety officer, soldier, or teacher. What a great opportunity to honor someone who may not even know what a difference they are making in your student’s life!The student entry form can be found on the PTA website or by clicking here.  Entries are due by January 15, 2019.

November 26th – 30th, 2018

  • If you have been absent and still need to make up the quiz, you must do so this Friday morning at 8:15. Quizizz Practice Code – 836952

Thursday – November 29th

If you missed class today, please read the power point above, finish your rough draft at home in 365, print it, and bring it to class with you tomorrow. You will not be allowed to leave class to go print it, so you must have a copy with you. If you have printer issues at home, plan on getting permission from your homeroom teacher to go and print it when you arrive at school.

Wednesday – November 28th

Tuesday – November 27th, 2018 – No homework if you finished your Freytag’s Pyramid/Plot Diagram for “The Dinner Party” told from Mrs. Wynnes’ point of view. We will use it tomorrow to complete a rough draft for point of view.

If you did not follow the directions on the homework from Monday night, you must fix it and turn it in tomorrow to receive credit.

  • If you have been absent and still need to make up the quiz, you must do so this Thursday or Friday morning at 8:15. Practice Code – 836952

Monday – November 26th, 2018 – Please finish the front side of the Sentence Types Practice. Please make sure to follow the directions.

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Essay Contest

November 12th – 16th, 2018

If you have been absent, check each date, and complete what you can at home. this is a GAME CODE 283668 to practice for the quiz we took on November 14th. If you need to make up the quiz, you may tell me on Monday when we return when you would like to come in and take it. 
 Students used their notes from yesterday to complete the form and submit it.
Don’t forget to wear your flannel tomorrow/Friday and bring a dollar for Relay for Life! I double checked with administration, and they said it was fine for you to wear your Comfy Flannel Pants. You may also wear flannel shirts of course, but remember to bring $1! 
If you have been absent, check each date, and complete what you can at home. I will be at school for make up sessions tomorrow and Friday morning at 8:15.
GAME CODE to study is below if you missed the quiz on Wednesday.
404848

 

Thursday –  Students are completing guided notes with pen using the power point and completing the Sentence Structure Practice Quizlet below.

Sentence-Types-Power-Point

Sentence-Types-Guided-Notes

Sentence Structure Practice

 

 

If you have been absent, check each date, and complete what you can at home. I will be at school for make up sessions tomorrow and Friday morning at 8:15.

Bell-Ringers-Template

November 12th – 14th – bell ringers-

Wednesday – November 14th – Today we took the quiz on narrative elements “The Dinner Party,” dialogue rules, and comma usage.

Tuesday – November 13th – Today we checked the study guide and used the study guide on quizizz to prepare for the quiz. Review your study guide, comma rules, dialogue rules, and “The Dinner Party”  study guide, and the plot diagram below. This is the code needed to complete the study guide on quizizz – 889402– You may complete it multiple times. 

Bell-Ringers-Template-

November 12th – 14th – bell ringers

Dinner Party Plot Diagram

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Monday – November 12th – Today we reviewed the plot diagram for “The Dinner Party.”Make sure you know which events belong in the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. We started working on the study guide for “The Dinner Party.” it is due Tuesday. 

 Dinner Party Plot Diagram-

 

 

 

 

November 5th – 9th, 2018

If you have been absent, check each day, and complete what you can at home. The codes below will work through the weekend. Quiz next Wednesday – Class Spelling Bee November 26th

Friday – November 9th –  Today, students completed some graded classwork for comma usage. If you need to make it up, please come in at 8:15 next Thursday or Friday morning. Below is the code for the other activity we completed.

  • Complete the following quizziz until you are satisfied with your grade. If  you make a 100, you are finished. To get credit, you must follow the example below.
  • Example – SherilynW1 – SherilynW2 – SherilynW3
  • Codes
  • 3rd – 895738
  • 4th – 206928
  • 5th – 285604
  • 6th – 725113
  • 7th – 759751

Thursday – November 8th, 2018

  • Follow Procedures for books and the agenda. Write your assignment in the agenda – quiz next Wednesday. Plot Diagram is due tomorrow when you walk in the classroom. It will not be accepted late for any reason.
  • Get a computer with your name on it, or use BYOD.
  • Get your comma rule packet from the front table, and use a pen to correct your answers. 8-Comma-Rules-Key
  • Make sure all commas are written with pen. After you finish, complete the tasks below in order.

Task 1 – Get out a clean sheet of paper. View the powerpoint on commas, and follow the instructions for taking notes and writing examples.Commas 2018-2019

Task 2 – Complete the quizlet for “The Dinner Party.”https://quizlet.com/158464627/the-dinner-party-flash-cards/

 

Wednesday – November 7th – Homework – Students will complete the plot diagram for the short story “The Dinner Party.”it is due Friday for a homework grade.

Monday – November 5th – Today we read the short story “The Dinner Party” by Mona Gardner. The questions are due Wednesday. Make sure to follow all the directions in order to get full credit. If you do not have a copy of the story, you can easily find one online. The Dinner Party Questions

October 22 – 31st, 2018

Thursday and Friday – November 1st and 2nd – October-31st-November-2nd-2018-2arboux-28licty-1cebbsn

 

 Wednesday October 31st – Use the power point below for today’s bell ringer and note taking.

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3rd and 4th Periods – If you would like to improve your grade for Oct. 18th homework, please complete the assignment by Thursday morning before school. You may take it multiple times, but if you quit a game, please reenter the same game instead of starting a new one. GAME CODE –  504080

Monday – Study for your test!

3rd period study guide code – 699924

4th period study guide code -440869

5th period study guide code – 302598

 6th period study guide code – 572186

7th period study guide code – 814607

All 7th grade students may use these codes to study.

GAME CODEs
053891
558749
760263
604718

Friday – The study guide code for each class is listed below: I will put some codes that all 7th grade students may use to study below the class period codes.

You have a test on Tuesday the 30th. The codes for the study guide are listed below. You may complete the study guide as much as you like. If you have to stop before your finish, reenter the same quiz instead of starting over.

8 Ways to Start a Sentence Notes and Examples

key Sentence Starter Search Chart-ximm0m

Phrase and Clause – Packet

 

3rd period study guide code – 699924

4th period study guide code -440869

5th period study guide code – 302598

 6th period study guide code – 572186

7th period study guide code – 814607

All 7th grade students may use these codes to study.

GAME CODEs
053891
558749
760263
604718

_________________________________________________________________________Thursday’s Lesson – “Penny Lane” – writing with phrases and clauses

Wednesday’s Assignment

The bell ringer is located in the link below.

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 Please read the powerpoint on MLA and take notes according to the directions.

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__________________________________________________________________________________Tuesday – 3rd and 4th periods check below for codes to complete today’s assignments if you did not finish.

Bell Ringer/Daily Language Practice – Use blue or black ink. Past and present participles often function as adjectives that describe nouns. Look for ing and ed endings as well as other verb endings.

Write sentences 1 and 2 for today’s bell ringer and label each subject and verb and then underline the participles. Remember participles are not functioning as subjects or verbs, but they look like verbs.

  1. The crying baby drew a long breath and sucked in a spider crouching in the corner of the crib.
  2. The mangled pair of sunglasses, bruised face, and bleeding knees meant Genette had taken another spill on her mountain bike.

Sentence Starter Search Chart-xih5sh

Use the link above to check your sentence starters, highlight the starters, and turn it into the drawer.

3rd Period – If you did not finish in class today, complete quizizz – GAME CODE 473460 – You may only take it 2 times. If you take it more than two times, your second score will be counted. Answers you do not complete are missed, so your score will be lower than what the computer shows if you do not answer each question. 

4th Period – If you did not finish in class today, complete quizizz – GAME CODE 779798. You may only take it 2 times. If you take it more than two times, your second score will be counted. Answers you do not complete are missed, so your score will be lower than what the computer shows if you do not answer each question.

Test on October 30th – Phrases, Style Builders/8 Ways, Hooks, and 8 sentence paragraph writing

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Monday – Bell Ringer/Daily Language Practice – Use blue or black ink. Write the following three sentences correctly. Put each sentence on a different line under Monday. Write the name of the 8 way starter after the sentence.

  1. after I went shoping I had lunch 
  2. magicly the fairy apeared out of nowear
  3. Limpinng along the highway the criminal did not get far

Today’s Tasks – 8 Ways Story –  Write the sentences with a blue or black pen.

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Sentence Starter Search Chart-2nkcimv

 

If you did not finish spiral, you can try to return to your work using the codes below:)

AC Spiral Practice Activity – 5th Period – gospiral.ac – EEPJY

AC Spiral Practice Activity – 6th Period – gospiral.ac – FDRJZ

AC Spiral Practice Activity – 7th Period – gospiral.ac – TSCGQ

October 15th – 19th, 2018

  • Friday – We complete a learning check for Style Builders/8 Ways to Start a Sentence. If you did not do the homework last night, please complete it using this code -¨Homework game code – 950835
  • Thursday’s Homework – Please take the quizizz below for a homework grade. Make sure to use your first name, last initial, and your class code. Put a 2 after your last initial to show it is your second quiz. Once you start a quiz, you must not quit. You may re-enter a quiz to finish it later. You may only take the quiz two times. Use the links below the codes to help you. 

3rd Period – 137857

4th Period – 897102

5th Period – 293040

6th Period – 537681

7th Period – 024837

Appositive Phrases

Infinitive

Prepositional Phrases

Helping and Linking Verbs

linking verbs

Wednesday, October 17th Homework-Complete Writing Style Builders Notes/8 Ways Notes and example sentences if you did not finish your 8 Ways to Start a Sentence notes in class today. The power point is below. To complete the quizlet for phrases click on the link. Style Builders Introduction/8 Ways to Start a Sentence

  • Wednesday’s Class – Task 1 – Finish notes on 8 Ways to Start a Sentence. Write my example sentence under the notes for each sentence type, and write a sentence for practice using “The cow jumped over the moon.”Style Builders Introduction  Task 2 – After you have finished your notes, you must complete all the phrase quizlet tabs except spelling. Phrases
  • Tuesday, October 16th – No Homework –Tuesday’s Class – If you were absent Tuesday, October 16th, use this code to complete your classwork. GAME CODE 643521

    Monday, October 15th – No Homework- Monday’s Class – Today, we worked on improving sentence variety by learning and practicing how to begin sentences 8 different ways- Writing Style Builders. 

If you were absent Monday, October 15th, please read the directions, print the 8 Ways – Style Builders note taking sheet, and use the power point to complete the assignment described below. PUT YOUR LABEL IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF YOUR PAPER. 

These notes will be graded for a classwork grade, and the 8 ways (20% will be completion according to directions)– Writing Style Builders will be a learning check Friday.

In the left column, you will write (in pencil) the example from the power point notes under the definition. THE FIRST ONE IS COMPLETED FOR YOU.

Then, you will use the simple sentence (The cow jumped over the moon.) and a style builder to write a group example in the right column.

Every student will complete his/her own notes. You must use punctuation and capitalization correctly or it will count off your grade.

Style Builders Introduction

8 Ways – Style Builders – Note taking

 

October 8th – 12th, 2018

Conferences are next week. 

Friday – Quiz on hooks and writing – If you missed the quiz, I will be here early on Monday and Wednesday at 8:15. The game code to study is below, and it is good until Wednesday morning at 9:00 am. Also, if you were not here and did not turn in your packet for “What is a Clause?,” it is due when you return. 

Quizizz Game Code – 187161

Thursday, October 14th- If you were absent on this date, use the game code below to make up your learning quiz.

Learning Check Quizizz Game Code 187161

Quiz tomorrow – Packet is due tomorrow – You must have it in class to get credit. Please complete your packet by Friday. Label all the subjects and verbs with S or V above the words in the sentences on pages 130, 148, and 151. Remember there will be at least two sets of subjects and verbs in a sentence that is compound or complex.

Log on quizizz with your class code and take the quiz. Do not stop/quit after you have started. Each time you retake it, put your first name and last initial and a number. Example: Jon S 2 shows that Jon Sorenson is on his 2nd attempt. Remember – you may take it as many times as you need to in order to make a good score. It does not matter how many times you take it. Your highest grade will be recorded as a learning check.

3rd period – GAME CODE – 569736

4th period – GAME CODE – 864060

5th period – GAME CODE 499706

6th period –  GAME CODE 286342

7th period – GAME CODE  626277

Tuesday and WednesdayRemember – early release tomorrow. We worked on writing commentary for an eight sentence paragraph and completed an organizer for an eight sentence paragraph. If you did not finish, you can come in early tomorrow morning to work on it. I will be at school by 8:15.

Packet due on Friday – Label all the subjects and verbs with S or V above the words in the sentences on pages 130, 148, and 151. Remember there will be at least two sets of subjects and verbs in a sentence that is compound or complex.

Hooks Practice Quizlet

Monday – Today we studied an eight sentence model paragraph and worked on an organizer for a constructed response. We will finish it tomorrow. There will be a quiz on Friday covering hooks and comma placement in compound and complex sentences. Study the quizlet below to prepare for the quiz.

Hooks Quizlet

October 1st -5th, 2018

 

Homeroom – Bring forms back for conferences and the dance.

Wear Braves gear on Friday.

If you have not taken the phrase and clause test, the make up days are Thursday and Friday mornings at 8:20. Use the codes below to review.

GAME CODE
336446

271581

Thursday – Make sure you have all of the hooks written down in your notes from the powerpoint below, or print the slide with the hook information and put it in your binder. Use the Hooks Review link quizlet to study. 

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Hooks Review

Wednesday – Make sure you have all of the hooks written down in your notes from the powerpoint below, or print the slide with the hook information and put it in your binder.

Tuesday – No homework

 

Monday – No Homework

September 17th – 21st, 2018

Friday

 

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Thursday – Today we took a test on phrases and clauses. We read “Why Couldn’t I have been named Ashley?” and identified phrases and clauses. Tomorrow we will search for evidence that will be used in our writing using phrases and clauses  when we return from break.

If you did not take the test today and are taking it tomorrow morning, these codes will work for your to study on quizizz.

835183

740635

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.
428581
931282
511462
058291
658385

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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

817908
738782
815902
720644
418126

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.   

2nd page of clause and phrase notes-1bemz4u

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

2nd page of clause and phrase notes-1bemz4u