English 7

7th Grade English

Mon. May 6 - Info Text unit - Read Article 5 and do Task 5 - due Tues.
Tues. May 7 - Info Text Unit - Read Article 6 and do Task 6 - Due Thurs.
Wed. May 8 - 7th grade trip to UMC
Thurs. May 9 - Info Text Unit - Re-Read "Brain Freeze" and do Task 7 - due Fri
Fri. May 10 - Info Text unit - Read Article 8 and do Task 8 - due Mon.


Mon. May 13 - Intro to speeches - student speeches start Wed.
Tues. May 14 - Fastbridge testing
Wed. May 15 - Student intro speeches
Thurs. May 16 - Student intro speeches
Fri. May 17 - Student intro speeches

Mon. April 29 - Peer editing of movie review / Final draft due on Tues.
Tues. April 30 - Intro to Info Text unit - Read article 1 and do Task 1 - due Wed.
Wed. May 1 - Info Text unit - Read article 2 and do Task 2 - due Thurs.
Thurs. May 2 - Info Text unit - Read article 3 and do Task 3 - due Fri.
Fri. May 3 - Info Text unit - Read article 4 and do Task 4 - due Mon.




 (7th graders are taking their math MCA's this week)

Mon. April 22 - Recap of MCA's / Intro to movie reviews / Fill out & discuss 1st page of packet - due Tues
Tues. April 23 - Begin watching - "Night at the Museum" - do pg 2 of packet - due Wed.
Wed. April 24 - Recap of movie - Continue watching - do pg 3 -f packet - due Thurs.
Thurs. April 25 - Recap - Finish movie / Explain paper template / Create character-setting list
Fri. April 26 - Write rough draft of 5 paragraph movie review /Begin peer editing


 MCA Reading Tests - April 15-18

Mon. April 15 - MCA Reading testing
Tues. April 16 - MCA Reading testing
Wed. April 17 - MCA Reading testing
Thurs. April 18 - MCA Reading testing
Fri. April 19 - Easter Break - Enjoy


Mon. April 8- Poetry presentations / MCA poetry review
Tues. April 9 - MCA terms review (students presenting)
Wed. April 10 - Tips/Tricks for testing success - 2018 scores
Thurs. April 11 - Vocab and context clues - MCA prep
Fri. April 12 - Wrap up and ready for MCA testing




 Mon. April 1 - Creating Concrete poetry.  Poem due Tues.
Tues. April 2 - Creating Free Verse. Poem due Wed.
Wed. April 3 - Poetry wrap-up/review
Thurs. April 4 - Poetry test
Fri. April 5 - Poetry Analysis  - "Mother to Son" - questions due Mon.






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Mon. Mar. 25 - MCA prep / READ Theory
Tues. Mar. 26 - Creating 2 Voice poems.  Poem due Wed.
Wed. Mar. 27 - Creating Ugly poems - Poems due Thurs.
Thurs. Mar. 28 - Poetry review - Catch-up - Create packet of all poems
Fri. Mar. 29 -  Rhyme/Rhyme Scheme poems  - Poems due Mon.
*** The students are finishing most of these poetry assignments in class.


Mon. Mar. 18 - Creating list poems - Read and discuss samples - Create own list poem - Due Tues.
Tues. Mar. 19 - Creating Haikus - Add to vocab.  Create own haikus - Due Wed.
Wed. Mar. 20 - Creating extended cinquain poems - Add to poetry vocab - Read/discuss "Bus Stop" - Create                         own Cinquain poem - due Thurs.
Thurs. Mar. 21 - Creating simile poems - Add to vocab - Read/Discuss "Pumpkin Leaf" . Create simile poem - due                         Fri. 
Fri. Mar. 22 - Creating Memory poems - Add to vocab. Read/Discuss "Last Questions" Write memory poem - due                     Mon.



Mon. Mar. 11 - Cay project presentations (last day??)

Tues. Mar. 12 - Intro to poetry unit / Journal & discussion / Read poems and create webs - Due Tues.
Wed. Mar. 13 - Creating list poems - Read and discuss samples - Create own list poem - Due Thurs.
Thurs. Mar. 14 - Creating extended cinquain poems - Add to poetry vocab - Read/discuss "Bus Stop" - Create                         own Cinquain poem - due Friday
Fri. Mar. 15 - Creating Haikus - Add to vocab.  Create own haikus


 Mon. Mar. 4 - Work on Cay unit final project
Tues. Mar. 5 - Work on Cay unit final project
Wed. Mar. 6 - Work on bibliography - partner sharing of presentation
Thurs. Mar. 7 - Cay project presentations
Fri. Mar. 8 - Cay project presentations



 Mon. Feb. 25 - Finish Cay unit tests
Tues. Feb. 26 - Correct tests / Finish all Cay journals
Wed. Feb. 27 - Watch video of The Cay
Thurs. Feb. 28 - Response paper to video vs book / Intro Cay unit final project
Fri. Mar. 1 - Work on Cay unit final project (presentations start Tues. )



 Tues. Feb. 19 - Correct vocab 1-31/ Review vocab words / Quiz Ch 17-19/ Correct remaining ?'s in packet
Wed. Feb. 20 - Vocab quiz / Correct quotefalls
Thurs. Feb. 21 - Story charts - Review for Unit test
Fri. Feb. 22 - Unit test on The Cay



 Mon. Feb. 11 - Review the crazy last week /Reminder of vocab check tomorrow/ Journal # 14/ Assign ch 18 &                        ?'s and vocab 27, 28
Tues. Feb 12 - Fastbridge - winter evaluation - catch up day on missing chapters or vocab/check vocab 1-28
Wed. Feb. 13 - Finish vocab 29-31 / Review vocab/ Correct packet/ Assign Ch. 19 and ?'s
                       VOCAB QUIZ ON MONDAY

PT Conferences: Wed. 2/13    4:00 - 7:30
                        Thurs. 2/14   8:00 - 11:00
                                            12:00 - 4:00
                                             5:00 - 7:30




 Mon. Feb. 4 - Correct ch 11, 12 / Quiz on Ch 11,12/Comparison wkst/ Journal #7/Assign Ch 13,14 & ?'s and
                    vocab 21,22
Tues. Feb 5 - Correct ch 13,14/ Quiz on Ch 13,14/ Journal #12/Assign Ch. 15,16 & ?'s and vocab 23, 24
Wed. Feb 6 - Correct ch.15,16/Quiz on Ch 15,16/ Theme wkst/Assign ch 17 & ?'s and vocab 25, 26
Thurs. Feb. 7 - Fastbridge - winter evaluation - catch up day on missing chapters or vocab
Fri. Feb 8 - Vocab check 1-26/ Journal # 13/ Assign ch 18 & ?'s and vocab 27, 28


Mon. Jan 28 - Correct ch 5,6 questions/ Quiz on ch 5,6/Summarizing wkst/Assign ch. 7,8 & ?'s & vocab15,16
Thurs. Jan 31 - Correct ch 7,8 ?'s /Quiz on ch 7,8/Predicting wkst/Assign ch 9,10 &  ?'s & vocab 17, 18
Fri. Feb 1 - Correct ch. 9, 10/Quiz on ch. 9, 10/ Prob-Solution wkst/Assign Ch 11,12 & vocab 19, 20


 Tues. Jan 22 - Correct Ch 1, 2 questions / Quiz ch. 1,2 / Fig Language wkst / Assign ch3 & ?s & vocab 5-7
Wed. Jan 23 - Journal #3 / Setting wkst / Assign Ch 4 & ?s  & vocab 8-10
Thurs. Jan 24 - Correct ch. 3, 4 ?'s/ Quiz ch. 3, 4 /  Char Traits wkst/ Assign Ch 5 & ?s
           /an 25 - J #4 / Assign Ch 6  & ?'s and vocab 13, 14 / check vocab 1-12



 Mon. Jan 14 - Spelling pretest 13 / Spelling pak 13 - due Tues.
Tues. Jan 15 - Correct Spelling pak 13 / Spelling Bee test
Wed. Jan 16 - Amazing Grace and journal / Introduce The Cay
Thurs. Jan 17 - Explain vocab - Read Ch. 1 - Assign vocab 1,2 and Ch. 1 and ?'s - due Fri.
Fri. Jan 18 - Spelling test 13 - Discuss prejudice / do survey / Assign Ch 2 and /'s and vocab 3,4 - due Mon.




 Mon. Jan 7 - Spelling Pretest 12 / Spelling pak 12 - due Tues
Tues. Jan 8 - Correct sp. pak 12 / Proofread comparison essay / Final Draft of comparison essay - due Wed
Wed. Jan 9 - Read Theory
Thurs. Jan 10 - Skiing field trip
Fri. Jan 11 - Spelling test 12 - wrap up of week



Wed. Jan 2 - Catch up day - intro Compare/Contrast paper
Thurs. Jan. 3 - Group work - Write rough draft of Comparison/Contrast paper - due Fri.
Fri. Jan 4 - Work on final draft of Comparison/Contrast paper - due at end of class


 Mon. Dec 17 - Begin reading "A Christmas Carol"
Tues. Dec. 18 - Continue/finish reading "A Christmas Carol"
Wed. Dec. 19 - Watch "A Christmas Carol"
Thurs. Dec 20 - Watch "A Christmas Carol"
Fri. Dec. 21 - Compare/contrast paper - book and movie - due in class



 Mon. Dec. 10 - Spelling pretest 11 / Spelling pak 11 - due Tues.
Tues. Dec. 11 - Correct spelling pak/Correct MLK pak & vocab / Quiz on MLK / Intro "Dirk The Protector"
                       Vocab p. 269 due Wed.
Wed. Dec. 12 - Read "Dirk the Protector" pp. 270-276 & do wksts - due Thurs.
Thurs. Dec. 13 - Spelling test 11/ Quiz on "Dirk the Protecter" / Review for unit test
Fri. Dec. 14 - Unit 2 test



Mon. Dec. 3 - Spelling pretest 10 / Spelling pak 10 -  due Tues.
Tues. Dec. 4 - Correct Spelling pak / Read Theory
Wed. Dec. 5 - Intro "Charles " and "Three Century Woman" Read aloud - assign wksts  due Thurs.
Thurs. Dec. 6 - Correct wksts / Quiz on stories / Intro. "Encounter with MLK" / Vocab p. 259 due Friday
Fri. Dec. 7 - Spelling test 10 / Assign "Encounter with MLK" p. 260 and wksts - due Tues.


Mon. Nov. 26 - Spelling Pretest 9 - Spelling pak 9 - due Tues
Tues. Nov. 27 - Correct spelling / Intro " A Retrieved Reformation" / Journal / Do glossary vocab p. 227 - due                        Wed
Wed. Nov. 28 - Read "A Retrieved Reformation" pp. 228-236 & do wksts - due Thurs.
Thurs. Nov. 29 - Correct wksts / Quiz on "Retrieved Reformation" / Journal
Fri. Nov. 30 - Spelling test 9 / Video - Jimmy Valentine


 Mon. Nov. 19 - Spelling pretest 8 - Spelling pak 8  - due Tues.
Tues. Nov. 20 - Correct spelling / Assign "The Scholarship Jacket" and wksts - due Wed.
Wed. Nov. 21 - Spelling test 8 / Correct wksts / Quiz on "The Scholarship Jacket"


 Mon. Nov. 12 - Spelling pretest 7 / Spelling pak 7 - due Tues.
Tues. Nov. 13 - Correct sp. pak / Read pp. 174-181 in lit book / Journal
Wed. Nov. 14 - Intro to "Zebra" pp.182-183 / Read story pp. 184-203/Do wksts/ Do glossary vocab p. 183 -                            all due Thurs
Thurs. Nov. 15 - Correct vocab and wksts / Quiz on "Zebra" / Discuss Vietnam memorial
Fri. Nov. 16 - Spelling test 7 / Intro to "The Scholarship Jacket" pp. 216-217 / Do glossary vocab p. 217 - due                     Tues.


 Mon. Nov. 5 - Spelling pretest 6 / Spelling pak 6 - due Tues.
Tues. Nov. 6 - Correct sp. pak / Correct "Monster..." wkst / Review for unit test
Wed. Nov. 7 - Unit 1 test - over stories and vocab
Thurs. Nov. 8 - Correct test / Video "Monsters Are Due on Maple St"
Fri. Nov. 9 - Spelling test 6 / wrap up day





 Mon. - Oct 29 - Spelling Pretest 5 / Spelling pak 5 - due Tues.
Tues. - Oct 30 - Correct spelling / Journal / Read "Casey at the Bat" pp. 130 -132 and
                      do questions 1,2,4,5,7,8 on pg 133 - Due Wed
Wed. - Oct 31 - Correct questions / Quiz on "Casey at the Bat" / Journal / Intro to "The Monsters are Due on                          Maple St" / Glossary vocab (pg 135) due Thurs.
Thurs. - Nov 1 - Read "The Monsters are Due on Maple St" (volunteer for parts)
Fri. - Nov 2 - Spelling test 5 / Finish "The Monsters are Due on Maple St" / Assign wkst due Tues.


 Mon. -  Oct 22 - Spelling Pretest #4 / Spelling pak 4 - due Tues.
Tues. - Oct 23 - Read "An American Childhood" pp. 118-124 & do wksts and            vocab - due Wed.
Wed. - Oct 24 - Spelling test 4 / Quiz on "An American Childhood"
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