081817 – Friday – Day 10

Today we will:

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Dogs

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. We will do an agenda check to make sure you’ve been writing down your assignments.  This will be worth 5 points in the grade book.  Please leave your agenda out until our TA can confirm your work is done.
  3. 5 Day Grammar Test
  4. Class Slideshow
  5. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.  (Video)
  6. Short Essay on the story Snow.  You will identify these elements:
  • Describe the plot of the story.
  • Describe the setting of the story.
  • Describe the main character.
  • Is the conflict External or Internal? Explain.
  • What Point of View is used in this story?
  • What is the theme of “Snow”?

To help you, I’ve created an outline in Classroom that you should complete first.

Introduce Novels: Pds, 1, 4, and 5 will read The Giver, Pd. 3 will read Inherit the Wind.

  1. Elements of Story Dictionary Project
RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Morning Announcements

Channel 1

Resources for Inherit the Wind

Vid 1

Vid 2

081717 – Thursday – Day 9

Today we will:

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Cell Phones

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. Class Slideshow
  3. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.  (Video)
  4. Short Essay on the story Snow.  You will identify these elements:
  • Describe the plot of the story.
  • Describe the setting of the story.
  • Describe the main character.
  • Is the conflict External or Internal? Explain.
  • What Point of View is used in this story?
  • What is the theme of “Snow”?

Introduce Novels: Pds, 1, 4, and 5 will read The Giver, Pd. 3 will read Inherit the Wind.

  1. Elements of Story Dictionary Project
RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Morning Announcements

Channel 1

Resources for Inherit the Wind

Vid 1

Vid 2

081617 – Wednesday – Day 8

Today we will:

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Racism

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  3. Class Slideshow
  4. Review the Elements of a Story  Test, period 1
  5. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.  (Video)
  6. Introduce Novels: Pds, 1, 4, and 5 will read The Giver, Pd. 3 will read Inherit the Wind.
  7. Elements of Story Dictionary Project
RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Morning Announcements

Channel 1

Resources for Inherit the Wind

Vid 1

Vid 2

081517 – Tuesday – Day 7

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Classroom Desks

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. Take Class Rules Test (pd 4).
  3. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  4. Class Slideshow
  5. Review the Elements of a Story  Test.
  6. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.
  7. Introduce Novels: Pds, 1, 4, and 5 will read The Giver, Pd. 3 will read Inherit the Wind.
  8. Elements of Story Dictionary Project
RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Morning Announcements

Channel 1

Resources for Inherit the Wind

Vid 1

Vid 2

081417 – Monday – Day 6

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Music

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. Take Class Rules Test (pd 4).
  3. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  4. Class Slideshow
  5. Review the Elements of a Story  We have to finish this today, and there will be another quiz.  Make sure you take good notes.
  6. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.
RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Morning Announcements

Channel 1

Resources for Inherit the Wind

Vid 1

Vid 2

081117 – Friday – Day 5

  1. Take Class Rules Test
  2. Click here to take a test

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: girls

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  3. Class Slideshow
  4. Study Class Rules
  5. Take Class Rules Test
  6. Review the Elements of a Story  We have to finish this today.  Also, make sure I give you time to complete the rules test.  I want that in the grade book tonight.
  7. Say, Mean, Matter introduction for reading.
  8. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.

Due Friday: Behavior Test (can be found in Google Classroom)

RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

081017 – Thursday – Day 4

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Boys

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  3. Class Slideshow
  4. Study Class Rules
  5. Take Class Rules Test.
  6. Review the Elements of a Story
  7. Say, Mean, Matter introduction for reading.
  8. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.

Due Friday: Behavior Test (can be found in Google Classroom)

RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

080927 – Wednesday – Day 3

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Topic: Boys

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  3. Class Slideshow
  4. Study Class Rules
  5. Take Class Rules Test.
  6. Review the Elements of a Story
  7. Say, Mean, Matter introduction for reading.
  8. Say Mean Matter: Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.

Due Friday: Behavior Test (can be found in Google Classroom)

RL7.1 – Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 – Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

080817 – Tuesday – Day 2

Today we will:

Period 1 will read 1st 10 minutes. Make sure you have a reading log.

Today, we will do writing instead…until we get our books checked out.

Please open your agenda and for today’s date, write our agenda.

  1. Sign in to Google Classroom
  2. 5 A Day Grammar (Google Classroom).
  3. Study Class Rules
  4. Take Class Rules Test.
  5. Class Slideshows
  6. Go over the PBIS Advisory Lessons Week 1 8.3.17
  7. Say, Mean, Matter introduction for reading.
  8. Review the Elements of a Story
  9. Say Mean Matter House on Snow:  We will complete an assignment on reading deeply.

Due Friday: Behavior Test (can be found in Google Classroom)

 

RL7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
W7.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
SL7.4Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
L7.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L.7.4 – A Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

080717 – Monday – Day 1

 

Please go to the seat that matches the number on your flash card

Welcome to class!  This is going to be a good year for each of you.  There is so much that we have to learn this year that things will seem like they are moving really fast.  Sometimes, you will feel as though you are not able to keep up.  Stay with us!  You will be great!  I am here for you, and your fellow students are here for you.

Agenda:

In your agenda, write the following: Today we will

  1. Get acquainted
  2. Complete Equity Cards
  3. Go over the PBIS Advisory Lessons Week 1 8.3.17
  4. Class Rules (You will take notes)
  5. Sign in to Google Classroom
  6. Study Class Rules
  7. Take Class Rules Test.
  8. Go over school-wide rewards system (Period 1)
  9. Explore your hopes for our class this year (In Google Classroom).