7th grade English - October 7 - November 1

posted Oct 9, 2013, 6:04 PM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
Great job to everyone on their work on our medieval novels. Overall, kiddos did a great job with plot, conflict, setting and character development. Most kiddos also showed a great deal of improvement on essay test questions.

Here's what's coming up...

Week of October 7
Monday - Vocab 4 test (-ocracy, -archy: governments)
Tuesday - Brainstorm and Quick Writes for personal narrative - focus on setting and event
Wednesday - no Language Arts today because of Team Building schedule
Thursday - outline personal narrative - focus on sequencing event and developing climax
Friday - no core classes; Team Building activities all day

Week of October 14
Monday - personal narrative - focus on developing character and dialogue
         Vocab 5 homework due (-mit, -lat, -duct; to send or lead)
Tuesday - personal narrative - focus on hook and word choice
Wednesday - Vocab 5 test; new words Vocab 6
Thursday - personal narrative - focus on workshop and revision
Friday - Writing day in the computer lab

Week of October 21
Monday - computer lab - final edits
Tuesday - Personal narrative due - printed; share stories
Wednesday- Vocab 5 quiz; new words for vocab 6
Thursday - share personal narrative
Friday - share personal narratives and celebrate

Week of October 28
Monday - book talk; students choose next book
        Last day to make up any missing work for Trimester 1
Tuesday- current events; students research current issues surrounding immigrants in the US (background knowledge for novel study)
Wednesday - Vocab 6 homework due
Thursday - finalize research and presentation on immigrant issues
Friday - share and discuss immigrant issues
       Last day of the trimester

Week of November 4 - New book arrive!!