7th grade ELA
9/6 Tuesday - Back to School Jingo
9/7 Wednesday - Syllabus/Pretest on The Westing Game/Journals
9/8 Thursday - SRI Test/Discussed Pretest Results/2 video clips on persistence
9/9 Friday - Persistence (Theme for our novel) Journal,Discussion,Examples/CCR together
**Click on any green word and it'll be linked
9/26 Monday - Correct CCR Anti-bullying together / Discussion Questions from chapters 13 & 14 / Create a WANTED poster
9/27 Tuesday - Turned in poster / MobyMax - online grammar practice / Read Chapters 15 & 16 in The Westing Game / Short video clip - "Who's on First Base?"
9/28 Wednesday - Read Chapter 17 & 18 / Taught/Identified 4 different kinds of sentences from chapter 18 in journal
9/29 Thursday - Discussed Chapter 18 - clues - in groups / Read Chapter 19
9/30 Friday - Read Chapter 21 of The Westing Game and answered Focus Question #3 - due Monday
10/17 Monday - Finished creating vocabulary projects - Three groups presented
10/18 Tuesday - Finished presenting projects - FUN! The class rotated through 7 vocabulary stations.
10/19 Wednesday - Studied for the Common Core test (Part 1 of the test is tomorrow - Part 2 is Friday) / Reviewed Figures of Speech
10/20 Thursday - Part 1 of Common Core Test for The Westing Game
10/21 Friday - Part 2 of the Common Core Test for The Westing Game
11/7 Monday - Vocabulary words (8) - Week #2 (imperious, formidable, gusto, meek, flippant, stealthy, boycott, lunch) / Finished Chapter 1 of Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry (novel is linked)
11/8 Tuesday - Focus Question #1 / Read Chapter 2
11/9 Wednesday - Read half of chapter 3 (stop at page 56) / Great Depression video clips / Partner up and choose a research topic
11/10 Thursday - Finish Chapter 3 / Work on Civil Rights research posters
11/11 Friday - No class
11/28 Monday - Reading Counts Quiz / Library / Presented Posters / Read Chapter 8 - stop @ 181
11/29 Tuesday - Historical Fiction Book Marks - due when we finish the book / Vocabulary words (8) - Week #4 (impale, condone, malevolent, amenities, despondent, condescending, en masse, redundant) / Finish Chapter 8
11/30 Wednesday - Read chapter 9 - stop @ page 206 / Moby Max / Focus Question #4 - Check Google Classroom for instructions
12/1 Thursday - Turn in Focus Question #4 / Finish Chapter 9 / Highlighting Activity / Correct CCR and Historical Fiction WebQuest / Answer 2 questions in journal after reading Chapter 9: #1. What happens to Papa, Stacey, and Mr. Morrison on their way home from buying groceries in Vicksburg? #2. Why does this happen?
12/2 Friday - Read Chapter 10 / Turned in vocab week #4 / Moby Max / Highlighted a piece of text - looking for literary terms
12/19 Monday - Finish Flame Lesson / RAFT Writing - Due tomorrow (Turn in on Google Classroom)
12/20 Tuesday - Christmas Movie
1/16 Monday - Work on and turn in Proposal Essay - Google Classroom
1/17 Tuesday - Ice Day
1/18 Wednesday - Moby Max / Movie
1/19 Thursday - Discussed Final grades / Returned Proposal Essay Grade Sheets / Movie
1/20 Friday - Finish Movie - shortened classes
9/12 Monday - Watched "Get a Clue" with questions/Library
9/13 Tuesday - Finish movie and questions/Begin Discovery Ed Test
9/14 Wednesday - Finish Discovery Ed Test
9/15 Thursday - Read chapters 1-4 of The Westing Game (click the title - digital copy)
9/16 Friday - Read chapters 5-7 of The Westing Game and continue to fill out notes.
Vocabulary words in journal- together.
10/3 Monday - Read Chapter 22 of The Westing Game / Reviewed the 8 parts of speech
10/4 Tuesday - Read Chapter 23 The Westing Game / Learned & Reviewed four parts of speech - took notes in journal
10/5 Wednesday - Read Chapter 24 of The Westing Game / Learned & Reviewed two more parts of speech - took notes in journal
10/6 Thursday - Read Chapter 25 of The Westing Game / Reviewed our last two parts of speech
10/7 Friday - Read Chapter 26 of The Westing Game / First CCR (graded) in class
10/24 Monday - Finished figures of speech / Read a play - "Mystery of the Suffocated Seventh Grader"
10/25 Tuesday - Finished play / Began solving the movie mystery "And Then There Were None"
10/26 Wednesday - "Finished "And Then There Were None"
10/27 Thursday - Read a mystery - "Murders in the Rue Morgue" - Edgar Allan Poe
10/28 Friday - Took Reading Counts Quiz / Watched Murders in the Rue Morgue
11/14 Monday - Turn in Vocabulary - Week #2 words / Assign Week #3 vocabulary words (8) - (defiant, listless, adamant, verge, pact, expound, haughty, feign) / Read Chapter 4 (69-88) / Continued working on Civil Rights research posters
11/15 Tuesday - Finish Chapter 4 / Focus Question #2 - Turn in on Google Classroom / Continue working on Civil Rights Posters
11/16 Wednesday - Read Chapter 5 / Finish Civil Rights posters - due tomorrow
11/17 Thursday - Read Chapter 6 / Civil Rights Brain Pop / CCR - finish tomorrow in class
11/18 Friday - Read part of Chapter 7 (Pg. 140-154) / Finish CCR from yesterday
12/5 Monday - Introduced Vocabulary Week #5 (finality, rasp, crescendo, akimbo, whop, remnant, hasten, acrid) / Read Chapter 11 / Quiz on Chapter 10
12/6 Tuesday - Finish the book / Took Reading Counts Quiz on Roll of Thunder / Finish book marks - due tomorrow / Worked on vocab with remaining time - due Friday
12/7 Wednesday - Poem Analysis - due tomorrow / Took Lexile Test / Gave study guide for Roll of Thunder Common Core Test - Test will be Friday
12/8 Thursday - Studied for Common Core Test - Test is TOMORROW.
12/9 Friday - Took Common Core Test
1/4 Tuesday - Begin Proposal Essay - Distributed information packet and began discussing the requirements
1/5 Wednesday - Continue Proposal Essay
1/6 Thursday - Continue Proposal Essay
1/7 Friday - Continue Proposal Essay
9/19 Monday - Fill out clues from the will/Discuss / Read Chapters 8 & 9 of The Westing Game
9/20 Tuesday - Answer questions in journal from 8 & 9 / Read Chapter 10 / Prefix Practice
9/21 Wednesday - Participle Practice / Word Crime Video clip / Focus Question #1 / Read Chapter 11
9/22 Thursday - Monsters on Maple Street / Highlighted Reading / Finish reading Chapter 12
9/23 Friday - CCR Monsters on Maple Street - together / CCR Anti-bullying Policy on own / Read Chapter 13 & 14 from The Westing Game
10/10 Monday - Reading Counts Quiz / Library / Read Chapter 27 The Westing Game / Discussed CCR answers / Focus Question #5
10/11 Tuesday - Read Chapter 28, 29, 30 of The Westing Game / Created "And Then" Posters in partners
10/12 Wednesday - Finished Posters / Discussed Vocabulary Projects - Begin working on them tomorrow
10/13 Thursday - Worked on Vocabulary Project
10/14 Friday - Homecoming Activity Day
10/31 Monday - Library / Finished Murders in the Rue Morgue
11/1 Tuesday - Finished The Westing Game unit with the movie / Vocabulary - brainstormed creative ideas we will use each week to show we know our words
11/2 Wednesday - Vocabulary words (8) - Week #1 - due this Friday / Discussion on Prejudice / Write about a time you formed an opinion and how your opinion changed - due tomorrow
11/3 Thursday - Peer Edited Prejudice Paper / Typed Final Copy / Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry Background Discussion
11/4/16 Friday - Turned vocab in / Historical Fiction Web Quest / Book Walk / Read Chapter 1 of Roll of Thunder (1-15)
11/21 Monday - Continue reading Chapter 7 - stop @ page 164 / Corrected Civil Rights poster summaries
11/22 Tuesday - Finished Chapter 7 / Presented Civil Rights posters
12/12 Monday -Snow Day
12/13 Tuesday -Handed back two papers and corrected/discussed together / Began Discovery Ed Test
12/14 Wednesday - Handed back two more papers and corrected/discussed / Finished Discovery Ed Test
12/15 Thursday - Moby Max / Flame Lesson
12/16 Friday -"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" Movie
1/9 Monday - Continue Proposal Essay / Took Reading Counts Quiz
1/10 Tuesday - Continue Proposal Essay
1/11 Wednesday - Continue Proposal Essay - These are due on Friday!
1/12 Thursday - No school
1/13 Friday - Continue Proposal Essay - These are due on Monday!