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Mustang North Middle School 7th Grade Reading
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MARCH 11-15

MONDAY-Modern World Slavery article and questions

TUESDAY-Litttle Rock Nine Cornell Notes/Background

WEDNESDAY-Little Rock Nine Article, Questions

THURSDAY-OCCT Practice

FRIDAY-OCCT Practice                             



MARCH 11-15

MONDAY-Modern World Slavery article and questions

TUESDAY-Litttle Rock Nine Cornell Notes/Background

WEDNESDAY-Little Rock Nine Article, Questions

THURSDAY-OCCT Practice

FRIDAY-OCCT Practice                             


MARCH 4-8
9 WEEKS TESTS ARE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
PAGES ARE DUE MONDAY, MARCH 4

MONDAY-Turn in inference wheel/honors; Copper Sun questions due/COMPUTER LAB/OCCT TEST PRACTIC
(STUDENTS MAY PRACTICE AT HOME BY USING STARRED LINKS BELOW OR PLAYING QUIA GAMES IN MIDDLE SECTION OF THIS PAGE print your results or write and document each test taken with a parent signature for BONUS)

TUESDAY-9 Weeks Review Pages-due tomorrow!

WEDNESDAY-Review for Test-correct and discuss study guide

THURSDAY-9 Weeks Test

FRIDAY-9 Weeks Test


FEBRUARY HAS DISAPPEARED|: Sorry!

JANUARY 14-18
REPORT CARDS GO HOME 1-14

MONDAY-BW: What is your resoulution for this clas this year?
3 types of irony worksheet

TUESDAY-BW: Define fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment.
Complete page over fact, opinion, reasoned judgment. Take Cornell notes over Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes. (link below if absent).  Prepare Detective's Log.  Turn notebook horizontal and divide page into 4 columns.  Label Fact, Opinion, Reasoned Judgment, and Misc. Clues

WEDNESDAY-BW:  How is a reasoned judgment different from an opinion?
Watch video of "The Dying Detective".  Fill out your detective's log with clues, separating them into the proper categories.  You will be trying to determine who murdered Victor Savage, and how they did it. 

THURSDAY-BW:  Write your prediction on your detectives's log.  Tell who killed Victor Savage, and how they did it.  Read the play "The Dying Detective" to determine the real killer and means of murder.

FRIDAY-Turn in a character profile over the main character in the book you are reading.  Be sure to include looks, thoughts, speech, actions, response of other characters, and direct statements by the narrator.  Show me signed logs next Tuesday for both weeks.
The Counselors will be coming in today to talk to students.



ANUARY 7-11
I WILL BE OUT THIS WEEK RECOVERING FROM KNEE SURGERY.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT [email protected]


MONDAY-Past, Present, and Future Project.  Students will evaluate their past, note it's impact on their present, and check to see that they are on the right track to obtain the future they wish.  They will be writing a poem for each stage in their life, and finding or drawing pictures that represent each stage.  The directions and poetry models and instructions are linked below.


TUESDAY-Continue working on Past, Present, Future Project

WEDNESDAY-Finish Past, Present Future;  Facts vs Opinions pages

THURSDAY-Finish Facts VS Opinions,  Grade

FRIDAY- 3rd hour-journal  all other hours get log signed only.  SSR.   Any unfinished work is due MONDAY.                                     




NOVEMBER 26-30
MIDTERMS COME OUT THIS WEEK
WATCH FOR GRADE CHECKS THIS WEEK WITH CURRENT AVERAGE

MONDAY-Number the Stars open book quiz;

TUESDAY- Finish NTS Quiz, SSR when done

WEDNESDAY-Cornell Notes over Charles Dickens and Background
for "A Christmas Carol".

THURSDAY-Finish Cornell Notes.  Try out for reading parts
Review Characteristics and terms used for the genre Drama (plays)

FRIDAY-Book Talks, ck Reading Log, SSR







NOVEMBER 5-9
GRADE CHECKS TUESDAY-GET SIGNED
This week the reading journal will be to use the cubing questions (see handout) to
take your story 3-D.  Write a paragraph for each section and answer ALL questions about what you have read.

MONDAY-The House the Crack Built book.  Build Your House Page. Due Tomorrow.
Honors:  Write a anti-drug story using a nursery rhyme.  Copy on white paper and illustrate for class book.

TUESDAY-Get Grade Check signed, turn in missing work.  Election Day activity.
Plan your Campaign.  Design a campaign button.  You have $10 million to spend. Using the map of electoral votes as a guideline, list the states where you would spend the money and how much for each state.  Explain your strategy.  Write a campaign speech that states your platform.

WEDNESDAY-Oklahoma Legends-Spiro Mounds Worksheet

THURSDAY-Oklahoma Legends-Comp and Contrast oral storytelling to articles.

FRIDAY-Turn in the Cubed Journal for your book, signed book log.  SSR
Grade Spiro Mounds page.
















































OCTOBER 8-12
ALL PAGES DUE FRIDAY-450 PGS, HONORS, 600 PGS.

MONDAY-Check Literary terms chart and ch. 6 plot map.

TUESDAY-Read ch. 7. Then,Split class in groups to read ch. 8,9, and 10.  Each group answer skills review questions over your chapter and prepare a summary to present to groups who read other chapters.  Students take Cornell notes over the chapters they did not read.


WEDNESDAY-Split class in groups to read ch. 8,9, and 10.  Each group answer skills review questions over your chapter and prepare a summary to present to groups who read other chapters.  Students take Cornell notes over the chapters they did not read.  Present to other students and discuss.

THURSDAY-Finish presentations and turn in group reviews;  9 Weeks Review of Skills using Ch. 11.

FRIDAY-Finish 9 Weeks Skills Review, Turn in Journal, Final Pages, and Cornell Notes. SSR





OCTOBER 1-5

MONDAY-ADHD ACTIVITY PAGE; find examples from The Lightning Thief to support statements or prove them wrong.  Cite page #

TUESDAY-Finish ADHD Activity Page.  Write a paragraph stating whether you believe Percy does or does not have ADHD.  Support your decision with examples from the story.  HONORS:  Write a clinical analysis of Percy's condition and draw a conclusion.

WEDNESDAY-Ch. 4-5  Fill out Literary Terms page with definition, example, and page # for each term.

THURSDAY-Discuss Ch. 4-5, Read Ch. 6 and make a plot map for it.

FRIDAY-ALL PAGES DUE IN ONE WEEK!  Turn in Journal and pages for last two weeks.  SSR
                           
   
                                
                            
                                                                              



SEPTEMBER 24-28
MIDTERMS WENT OUT THURSDAY, 9-20
CONFERENCES ARE 9-25 AND 9-27, 4:00 TO 7:30
Book Fair is open both conference evenings.  Our visit will be Thursday!


MONDAY-Finish Cornell notes and research for "The Lightning Thief"
If you missed Friday or Monday, there are links to research these characers below:
Zeus, Kronos, Rhea, Poseidon, Hades, the Minotaur, Medusa.  There are also links to activities and games for the novel.

TUESDAY-Begin reading The Lightning Thief.   Identify examples of devices used to produce humor: irony, allusions, anachronisms, exaggeration, satire...
also identify foreshadowing and flashbacks


WEDNESDAY-Continue reading "The Lightning Thief".  Ch. 2-3
Find an example for each literary device and write it and the page number.
1.Irony 2.Foreshadowing 3.Flashback 4.Allusion 5.Anachronism 6.Satire 7.List one example of how their looks showed what a character is like.

THURSDAY-ADHD activity; Read and discuss an article and activity page over ADHD.  Do you believe Percy has it?  Explain why or why not and give examples from the text to support your reasoning.  Book Fair!

FRIDAY-OUT OF SCHOOL










SEPTEMBER 10-14
1/2 OF REQUIRED READING PAGES ARE DUE THIS WEEK!
HONORS: 300 pgs.  REGULAR CLASSES: 225 pgs.

MONDAY-BW: Define protagonist-the hero of the story, antagonist-the person or thing creating the conflict, point of view-the perspective or viewpoint a story is told from, and discuss prefixes pro-for, and anti-against.
Read The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig.  Discuss the changes just changing the viewpoint made.  Apply to Rikki Tikk Tavi.  Consider story from viewpoint of the snakes.  Plan how you could retell the story in a shorter form as a children's book from the snake's perspective.  Make a plot map.
HONORS:  Discuss new vocabulary above.  Add ballad-story told in song form.  Consider changing the perspective to one of the other characters in the story, such as the snake.  How would your thoughts on the story change?  Plan to change the lyrics of a song to retell this story.  you make choose a different perspective if you wish.  Search for lyrics.

TUESDAY-BW:  Make a plot map for the story you plan to tell. 
Either by yourself or with a partner, write the rough draft of your story.  When done, work creating your book.
HONORS: Write the new lyrics for your song.  Plan to perform your song or read the lyrics aloud.

WEDNESDAY- Complete storybook and present.
HONORS:  Complete song lyrics and present.

THURSDAY-BW:  Pick the real heroes of the story-write arguments with examples from the story to support your viewpoint.  We will present arugments and debate.

FRIDAY-Turn in Journal, Check signed logs, SSR
TUESDAY-FINISH PROJECTS, DO ANY MAKEUP WORK OR READING.
















TURN IN ALL LIBRARY BOOKS AND MATERIALS, AND TEXTBOOKS.
MONDAY-Read Chapter 8.  Write a one page journal entry over the book so far, 1/2 summary and 1/2 your thoughts on what has happened.  Honors, Read Ch. 9 when done.

TUESDAY-Read Chapter 9-10.  Get grade checks signed.  Update Facebook.

WEDNESDAY-Finish 9-10 if not already done.  Write eulogies for Johnny, Dallas, or Bob.
Update  Facebook page.

THURSDAY-Write a prediction:  will Pony get put back into a home?

FRIDAY-Finish the story and the facebook pages for 8-12.




MONDAY-Review and turn in timeline.
Read Ch. 5
TUESDAY-Read Ch. 6.  Gist activity:  get with a partner and write a summary for each chapter 5-6 in 25 words or less.  Then try to combine the two summaries in 25 words or less.

WEDNESDAY- Finish and Turn in Gist Activitiy.

THURSDAY-Catch up on all reading; catch up on facebook page.  DUE Tomorrow!

FRIDAY-Read Ch. 7 together, finish and turn in facebook page for ch. 1-7.


APRIL 16-20

MONDAY-  1/2 PAGES-POINTS DUE, All test prep work due in today.  Begin "The Outsiders"

TUESDAY-The Outsiders, read through middle of chapter 2, set up facebook worksheet page for Ponyboy.  Use status posts to list the main events of the story as we read it.  Have friends comment to add information.  Use the things you find out about Ponyboy to fill out the information on the right hand side of the page.  Make ads for businesses mentioned and things that relate to the story.  You must have at least one status for each chapter.
get grade checks signed!!!!!!!

WEDNESDAY-Read up to Chapter 4.  Catch up the facebook page.  Be sure you have turned in your reading progress report and grade check.  Those will be posted in the gradebook tomorrow.

THURSDAY-Chapter 4-5  update status.  make a timeline to trace the events that led to what happened in the park.

FRIDAY-tURN IN tIMELINE

APRIL 9-13

MONDAY-FINAL TEST REVIEW-CHECK POETRY AND GENRE PACKETS

TUESDAY OCCT TESTS FOR 1ST, 4TH, AND 5TH HOURS   WORK ON BIO POEMS
AND DIAMANTE POEMS

WEDNESDAY  OCCT TESTS FOR 3RD AND 8TH HOURS   WORK ON BIO POEMS AND DIAMANTE POEMS

THURSDAY-Finish Bio Poems and Diamante Poetry/finish and hand in all review packety by tomorrow.

WATCH THE TITANIC SPECIAL ON THE 15TH FOR BONUS!!!!  WE WILL READ ABOUT THE TITANIC DURING THE BOAT UNIT IN MAY.








APRIL 2-6     PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES TUESDAY AND THURSDAY




MONDAY-COMPUTER LAB-TAKE OCCT PRACTICE TEST

TUESDAY-POETRY-FIGURATIVE LANG. REVIEW/GRADE AFFIXES/ROOT WORDS PACKET

WEDNESDAY- GRADE REFERENCE MATERIALS PACKET/ WORK ON GENRE REVIEW

THURSDAY-MAKE SURE POETRY AND GENRE PACKETS ARE DONE/WORK ON REVIEW RAPS

PLAY THE REVIEW GAMES BELOW-WRITE YOUR RESULTS AND GET PARENT SIGNATURE FOR BONUS.  DO THE PRACTICE BOOKLET AND GET PARENT SIGNATURE FOR BONUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FRIDAY-NO SCHOOL
sorry-cut and paste did not work for last week~
http://www.rd.com/true-stories/the-unsinkable-titanic/GRADE AFFIXES/ROOT WORDS PACKET
GRADE AFFIXES/ROOT WORDS PACKET

MARCH 5-9    NINE WEEKS TESTS 1,3,5 THURSDAY; 2,4,8 FRIDAY

MONDAY-Grade main idea page, do Nine Weeks Test Study Guide-due tomorrow

TUESDAY-Go over and correct Study Guide; Do Literary Terms Review-due tomorrow

WEDNESDAY-REVIEW GAMES, ACTIVITY PAGE


THURSDAY- NINE WEEKS TEST 1,3,5     4,8  CHECK JOURNALS AND STUDY!


FRIDAY-NINE WEEKS TEST 4,8    1,3,5 CHECK JOURNALS AND STUDY=check or turn in Context Clues.  Get your bracket filled out for "Book Madness", the book-lover's answer to March Madness.  The Hunger Games is one of the field!  (Link is at the bottom)


FEBRUARY 6-10

MONDAY-SSR/Read and discuss Harriet Tubman  (gold book pg 22, do questions on pg 31-32.

TUESDAY-SSR/Discuss Harriet Tubman's jouney.  Create a character profile for her showing how the author painted her character through descriptions of her look, thoughts, speech, actions, response of others, and direct statements.
Honors-Discuss Copper Sun ch. 1-7  Read next two chapters, answer essay questions over Copper Sun  (Link to Sharon Draper's site below)


JANUARY 30-FEBRUARY 3

MONDAY-Solve Sherlock Holmes mysteries-write answers in notebook.  Take AR tests in library today only since I am gone.  Honors-turn in pages tomorrow.

TUESDAY-Computer Lab-Go to the link That says The Best Underground Railroad and Slavery website.  Look at the left column .  Select following the footsteps and do the interactive journey.  Look at the other items in the left column.  You may make the quilt square for bonus. 

WEDNESDAY-Computer Lab.  Honors and 3rd hr.  Research these topics:  Slavery in Africa, The Middle Passage, Concitions on Slave Ships, Slave Auctions, Legal rights of Slaves, Cape Coast Castle and the door/gate of no return.  5th and 8th -go to the site we used yesterday:  Do questions 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 on the first link in the left column.  Browse through the other links on my page for research.

THURSDAY-Check lab work, Slavery ABC, KWL
Turn in Computer Lab work
Honors-Begin Copper Sun, ch. 1-7

Slavery Reading Circles-check books out today

FRIDAY-no school professional dev. day.




JANUARY 23-27
1/2 of Reading Goal is due next Monday the 30th!


MONDAY-SSR/Review and evaluate detective's log.  Form a hypothesis regarding the murder of Victor Savage.  Give the murderer's name, motivation, and how they accomplished the crime.  Turn in your predictions tomorrow.

TUESDAY-Read the play "The Dying Detective"  Determine who killed Victor Savage and see if you were right!

WEDNESDAY-SSR/Watch the end of the video.  Compare and contrast with the play.  Begin working on Fact, Opinion, and Reasoned Judgment page.  Weigh each statement and determine which category the information would fit in.  Use context to identify word meanings from the play.  Make a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the play and the movie.

THURSDAY-  Finish and grade Fact,Opinion, and RJ wksht.  Test  tomorrow!
Read!  1/2 goal due Monday!

FRIDAY-   The Dying Detective Test/Journal-write 1/2 page summarizing what you have been reading and 1/2 page telling what you thought about it for 1 page total



JANUARY 16-20

MONDAY-NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY-VOCAB. WKSHT FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES  Copy words in notebook, answer questions.  If absent, get pages from teacher

WEDNESDAY-COMPARE/CONTRAST 3 PARAGRAPH ESSAY OVER THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF AND A VIDEO EXCERPT.  DUE TOMORROW

THURSDAY-Take Ransom of Red Chief Test-1pt., Turn in comp/contrast essay, check Sherlock Vocab./Preview Sherlock background-make sure detectives log is ready to go for tomorrow

FRIDAY-Watch The Dying Detective.  Sort possible clues into fact, opinion, reasoned judgement, and misc. columns in your detective notebook.  List possible suspects.  Make you predictions as to the murderer and method of murder.






!  JANUARY 4-6

WEDNESDAY-  AR DAY!  GET A HEAD START ON YOUR GOAL.  DISCUSS PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE PROJECT

THURSDAY-SSR/Past, Present, Future Project  See Link #2 Below for directions
FRIDAY-SSR/Work on PPF project, Due on MONDAY!




                               

                                  
DECEMBER 12-16

MONDAY-Grade sequence wheel; use corrected sequence wheel to put events in a chronological timeline of Scrooge's life.  Note that the sequence of events in the story is not in time order.  The sequence is the order it happens in the book: not necessarily how it happens in life.  Sometimes they are both in time order; it varies.
TUESDAY-Grade timeline; begin viewing A Christmas Carol;  compare and contrast the film with the play.  1.List 5 things that were left out of the play that are in the film.  2. Make a plot map for the film; list at least five events in the exposition; list 8 or more in the rising action; identify the climax and explain why it is the turning point; list 4 things in the falling action; explain what the resolution is.  Work on preparing for essay test questions!  (See at bottom of assignment list)

WEDNESDAY-Finish the movie and related assignments.

THURSDAY-Work on nine weeks review

FRIDAY-Reward party for qualified students

DECEMBER 19-22

MONDAY-Review for test, AR-pages due

TUESDAY-PM CLASSES TEST ; AM CLASSES-VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

WEDNESDAY-AM CLASSES TEST;  PM CLASS HAS VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! ENJOY YOUR BREAK AND THINK ABOUT THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE PROJECT WE WILL DO WHEN YOU RETURN.  READ!-I WILL HAVE CANDY FOR AR PRIZES THE FIRST WEEK BACK!!
                              
ESSAY QUESTION PROMPTS FOR NINE WEEKS TEST:







DECEMBER 5-9

MONDAY-Inference and Dickens PPTS./read for parts
Honors: all projects must be turned in.  Banquet of the Gods will be on THURSDAY! 
Be prepared!

TUESDAY-Read for Parts, Label Sequence Wheel, Preview Scene 1
Honors:  Write a book review for EBSCO

WEDNESDAY-Read Sec. 1-3 of A Christmas Carol.  Fill out the events on the sequence wheel. 

THURSDAY-Scences 3-6, Fill out sequence wheel

FRIDAY-Fill out chronological timeline.   How does it differ from the sequence wheel?  Explain.




NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 2
1/2 AR-PAGES IS INCLUDED IN MIDTERM GRADE.  IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THIS, YOUR GRADE WILL DROP ON THE REPORT.  1/2 READING WAS DUE ON 11-18.  STUDENTS HAVE HAD ADDITIONAL TIME TO COMPLETE HALF OF THEIR GOAL.

MONDAY-Compare/Contrast paper over "The Lightning Thief"
Honors-Banquet of the Gods planning page due

TUESDAY-  Finish Comp/Contrast,  Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, background and ppt.
Honors-Cereal of the Gods projects due on Thursday.

WEDNESDAY-Computer Lab.  Research Charles Dickens and Victorian life for background information.  Complete Scavenger Hunt.

THURSDAY-Bonus Cereal Box projects due-
Honors; Present Commercials  Turn in Compare/Contrast over The Lightning Thief

FRIDAY-Inference Activity, READ! Honors-finish comp./contrast






NOVEMBER 21-22

MONDAY- Grade questions over LT Ch. 19-22
Lightining Thief Test

TUESDAY-Review test, Make-up missing work, READ!  Be sure to read over break.  I will be giving candy to test takers on Monday!

NOVEMBER 14-18
1/2 READING GOAL DUE FRIDAY THE 18TH!!!!!!

MONDAY-BW Who is the most evil person you can think of from history or current times?  Can an evil person ever have good qualitites?
Read Ch. 19, Do Questions 1-4 on board.  (See Below for week's questions)
Honors, 19-20.
TUESDAY-  Finish Ch. 20, start 21.  Do Questions.  (See Below)
Honors:  finish book and questions.
WEDNESDAY- Finish the book, Finish Questions.  (See Below)
Check questions, Plan Cereal of the Gods Project
THURSDAY- Finish all Lightning Thief questons, read AR.
Honors:  begin Cereal of the Gods project, Research for Banquet of the Gods
Access second link below for this information.
FRIDAY-Discuss elements of theme-identify for novel, review story elements.  Lightning Thief Questions for Ch. 19-22 are due on Monday.  1/2 AR due today!
Honors:  Continue research in computer lab
Access second link below for this information.
Ch. 19

1. What do you have to do to enter the Isles of the Blest?
2. How do Grover, Percy and Annabeth end up at the pit of Tartarus?
3. Why was Percy’s backpack getting heavy?
4. What terrible choice faces Percy when he decides to use the pearls? Would you have made the same choice he does? Why or why not?

Ch. 20

1. Ares says the best kind of war is when relatives fight each. Why would this be the most vicious kind of fight?
2. Why does Percy begin to suspect that Ares wasn’t acting alone – that he was taking orders from someone?
3. Which failures does Ares point to when he says Percy “doesn’t have what it takes”? Is this a fair criticism? Why or why not?
4. How does Percy’s ADHD keep him alive in the fight?
5. After Percy wounds Ares, something strange happens that makes Ares back off. What is it?
6. At the end of the chapter, what does Percy decide he must do to complete the quest?

Ch. 21

1. When the Los Angeles reporters interview Percy, how does he get back at Gabe?
2. Why do Percy, Annabeth and Grover split up when they arrive back in New York?
3. How does Percy convince the guard at the Empire State Building to let him see Zeus?
4. Percy says he is glad, in a strange way, that Poseidon is so distant. Why? Does this make sense to you?
5. Who was speaking from the pit? Why do think Zeus doesn’t want to talk about it?
6. How do you think Poseidon feels about Percy? How can you tell?

Ch. 22

1. What’s the tradition for campers who return from quests? How did the Ares cabin “honor” Percy?
2. How does Percy’s mom get enough money to go to college?
3. What happens to Grover in this chapter? Speculate: Will he come back in another book?
4. What is the bead for Percy’s first summer?
5. Luke says, “Western Civilization is a disease.” What do you think he means by that?
6. What turned Luke so bitter?
7. How did Annabeth take Percy’s advice?


Write a letter from Percy to Poseidon explaining why he did not choose to turn Gabe to stone.


NOVEMBER 7-12

MONDAY-Read Ch. 14-15, make sure all work is turned in and citations have been checked.

TUESDAY-Chapter 19-14 Skills quiz, read Ch. 16. Grade checks and reading progress pages are going home today.  Get signed!  (3rd and part of 5th will get Reading Progress reports tomorrow)

WEDNESDAY-Get Reading Progress Sheet and Grade Check signed!!!!   Finish Ch. 16, Read Ch. 17, answer questions on board.  (1.Give an example of foreshadowing on pg. 264.  2. Why could Percy understand the zebra?
3. What clues do we learn about the theft on pg. 252-253?  4. Make an ad for Crusty's Waterbed Palace highlighting their "special" features.  5. Ares is a biker in his modern version.  Pick another god or goddess and describe what you think their modern version would be like.

THURSDAY- Finish questions and Ch. 17, start 18.

FRIDAY-Finish Ch. 18, check questions.

OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 4

MONDAY-Present or turn in Idioms, Check Reading Records, begin Ch. 10.  We will grade the ch. 8-9 worksheet first thing tomorrow.

TUESDAY-Check 8-9 wksht and quest.
Read Ch. 10-11.  Read carefully, there is a quiz over this!

WEDNESDAY-Finish reading ch. 10-11, do wksht. over them, read ch. 12 when done.  Worksheet due tomorrow. 

THURSDAY-Finish Ch. 12, start Ch. 13.  Check 10-11 wksht.

FRIDAY-Ch 10-13 quiz, journal
Get AR goals signed. 






SEPTEMBER 26-30

MONDAY-SSR/BELLWORK    Journal or Read
Character Profile page from Friday due tomorrow!
Watch Rikki Tikki Tavi
List 5-10 examples of personification used in the story.  You may only say "talking" once!  Bonus for extra examples.
PERSONIFICATION-the way an author creates a character by showing how they look, think, speak, act, how others respond to them, and by making direct statements about them.


TUESDAY-Grade character profiles and personification examples, read AR book


WEDNESDAY-Computer Lab-Look up terms used in "The Lightning Thief"; Take notes over greek mythology

THURSDAY-Book Talks with Mrs. Cutler/Turn in journals for grade.  3 Journal pages due.

FRIDAY-Computer Lab.  Finish Lightning Thief Myth Vocabulary (below), Look at Met. Museum Greek collection.    DUE MONDAY!!!  4-8 hrs will grade pg. 89-90
Rikki Tikki questions on Monday.  



SEPTEMBER 19-23

MONDAY-SSR/BELLWORK Vocab. Foreshadowing, suspense, brave prediction (pg 72-73)  personification, characterization, direct and indirect charcterization (on board)
Read pg 72-73.  Make a Newspaper article describing a time when you were brave (pg. 72).  Do the vocabulary in context exercise at the bottom of pg, 73.  Circle the context clues in the sentence and write a synonym for the word.  Use context; do not use dictionary.

TUESDAY-SSR/BELLWORK
Turn in News Article, Grade context vocab., Begin Rikki Tikki Tavi pg.74.

WEDNESDAY-SSR/BELLWORK
Finish Rikki Tikki Tavi  Go over predictions.

THURSDAY-SSR/BELLWORK
Questions 1-5 on pg 89, all of page 90.  .

FRIDAY-JOURNAL
Make character profiles for a charcter from Rikki Tiiki Tavi giving page numbers where you found the information.

AR IS NOW OPERATIONAL!  GET STARTED TAKING TESTS!
SEPTEMBER 12-16       STUDY ACADEMIC VOCABULARY! (LINK BELOW)

MONDAY-BW/SSR  Review "How do you make a good impression?" and vocab.
Read "7th Grade" 

TUESDAY-BW/SSR READ
Do Literary Analysis questions 1-8, Write answer in complete sent.,  Then do Vocabulary Practice and Vocabulary Strategy; The Latin Root Uni, pg. 40 (answers only on this page)
Honors:  Think of a funny incident similar to one in the story.  You will make a cartoon showing it tomorrow.

WEDNESDAY-BW/SSR  Read-Update AR record, take home for parent signature.  Review grade check-take home for parent signature.  These count for two grades and must be returned by FRIDAY or they will show as missing work on the midterm.  Grade pg39-40 over 7th Grade.  Think of an idea to make your plot cartoon tomorrow.

THURSDAY-BW/SSR
Make a plot cartoon showing the plot of "7th Grade"
Honors:  Think of an incident similar to something in the story and make a cartoon showing the plot



FRIDAY-BW/SSR
Journal/Freedom Writers
Check over academic vocab and add any you don't have.  Quiz next Friday over Academic Vocab. and voc. from 7th Grade.





SEPTEMBER 5-9

MONDAY-OUT

TUESDAY-BW/SSR-list as many genres and examples as you can think of.  Prize for the most!   Read pg.22-24 in text.  ID charac. of most memorable book.  Look at the elements of plot, discuss each one.  ID elements of plot in excerpts, answer close read questions in complete sentences.

WEDNESDAY-BW/SSR-Read
Pages 25-29  Finish IDing plot elements in excerpts.  Read the Dinner Party, pg 28-29.  Do close reading q's in complete sent.  Make a plot map (plot diagram) for the story.  Us the info on pg. 26 to be sure you don't leave anything out.

THURSDAY-BW/SSR  How do you make a good impression?List 5 ways.  Use context clues to define the bold-faced voc. words at the bottom of pg. 31.
Finish yesterday's work.

FRIDAY-BW/SSR Journal
Visit Library, 1 book checkout
Freedom Writers




AUGUST 24-26

WEDNESDAY-Review handbook, get organized, Classroom Bingo.  Bring an AR book or other reading material daily starting tomorrow.

THURSDAY-Review Syllabus and class rules, check out book for reading practice, set up reading notebook.

FRIDAY-Read AR book, check out textbooks.

MONDAY-SSR/BW
Textbook Scavenger Hunt; Grade and correct

TUESDAY-SSR/BW
pages  practice paired reading  work on vocab on pages 5-10 in grey boxes

WEDNESDAY-SSR/BW continue paired reading practicethrough pg. 12

THURSDAY-SSR/BW  Finish Academic vocabulary words-we will have a quiz over these. 

FRIDAY-SSR/BW
Grade Academic Voc.;  paired reading-we will grade for following the format:
1.Silent Read, 2. One partner summarizes, other partner fills in any gaps;3. Partners collaborate on questions-write answers in complete sentences.
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