7th Grade



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Friday, November 20

Sixth Grade

- We will review your comparison of myths on Monday

- Quiz Wednesday on stages of a hero's journey compared to Percy Jackson

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapters 9 and 10 of A Long Walk to Water; compare Nya and Salva (at least 2 similarities and 2 differences)

- Quiz Wednesday on challenges faced by Nya and Salva

Eighth Grade

- idioms assignment for Chapter 3 is due Monday (you may type and print out, submit a handwritten copy, or submit on Blackboard)

 

Wednesday, November 19

Sixth Grade

- Read chapter 8 of The Lightning Thief and make comparisons to stages of a hero's journey in the novel to "The Hero's Journey." (complete the graphic organizer)

Seventh Grade

- Complete all questions for Excerpt 1 on the Nuer and Dinka tribes read in class.

- read over Excerpt 2

- return the report card envelope signed if you have not done so

Eighth Grade

-- Quiz tomorrow:  compare the characters George and Lennie; there will also be a question on their relationship

- finish reading Chapter 3

- idioms assignment for Chapter 3 is due Monday

Tuesday, November 18

Sixth Grade

- Write about one challenge Percy faced and compare this to "The Hero's Journey" (use information from the graphic organizers completed for Chapters 6 and 7 comparing the stages of a hero)

Seventh Grade

- Religion test tomorrow Chapater 22

- have the report card envelope signed and return by tomorrow

Eighth Grade

- Of Mice and Men (summarize the reading today)

- Check Blackboard for information on idioms as we continue to read Chapter 3

- continue to compare George and Lennie

- Quiz Thursday:  compare the characters George and Lennie; there will also be a question on their relationship.

Monday, November 17

Sixth Grade

- Finish reading Chapter 7 and write a summary for the chapter.

Seventh Grade

- Write a summary for Chapter 8 of A Long Walk to Water on the graphic organizer

- Religion test, Wednesday, Chapater 22

- If you were absent, check Blackboard for assignment and submit.

Eighth Grade

- Of Mice and Men question - Was George and Lennie's relationship always the same?  Explain

- Check Blackboard for information on idioms as we continue to read Chapter 3

- continue to compare George and Lennie

- Quiz Thursday:  compare the characters George and Lennie; there will also be a question on their relationship.

 

Friday, November 14

Sixth Grade

- Complete chart for Chapter 6 (comparing steps in Percy Jackson's stages of a hero to the short story "A Hero's Journey'

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 8 of A Long Walk to Water - complete vocabulary for Chapter 8

- Religion test, Wednesday, Chapater 22

- Have all tests signed and make corrections to social studies and science tests/quizes for Mrs. Macdonald. (due Monday)

Eighth Grade

- Have tests signed and make corrections to spelling/grammar test (return by Monday)

 

Thursday, November 13

Sixth Grade

- For students that did hand this in:  Write a paragraph describing what it means to be a hero.  Give an example of a character; inclde evidence (examples)

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 7 of A Long Walk to Water - complete vocabulary for Chapter 7

Eighth Grade

- Complete work for  Scope Magazine story.

- Read up to page 37 in Of Mice and Men (answer questions and record information about your character)

Tuesday, November 11

Sixth Grade

- Write a paragraph describing what it means to be a hero.  Give an example of a character; inclde evidence (examples)

Seventh Grade

 

 

- Read Chapter 6 A Long Walk to Water and track of Nya's and Salva's experiences

 

Eighth Grade

- Read up to page 37 in Of Mice and Men (answer questions and record information about your character)

Monday, November 10

Sixth Grade

- Read Chapter 5 of Percy Jackson and track evidence for question given

- Final copy of essay is due Thursday (attach good copy to front of draft)--remember this is a test grade

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 6 of A Long Walk to Water and record main idea (what is happening) with both Nya and Salva

- Memorize lines for skit by Thursday

Eighth Grade

- Those that did not return Reading tests on Monday must return them signed by Thursday.

- Read up to page 37 in Of Mice and Men (answer questions and record information about your character)


Friday, November 7

Sixth Grade

- Have tests corrected and make corrections to spelling/grammar test (misspelled words must be written 5 times each).  Rewrite incorrect sentences.

Seventh Grade

- - Have tests corrected and make corrections to spelling/grammar test (misspelled words must be written 5 times each).  Rewrite incorrect sentences.

- Complete chapter review for Religion, chapter 22

Eighth Grade

- Reading tests must be signed and returned by Monday.

- Good Luck on the Tachs Exam

Thursday, November 6

Sixth Grade

- Fill in inferencing for Percy Jackson based on Challenges and Responses chart created for Chapter 4

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 4 of A Long Walk to Water and record the main idea (gist) for both stories of the chapter

Eighth Grade

- Good Luck on the Tachs Exam

Tuesday, November 4

Sixth Grade

- Read Chapter 2 of Percy Jackson and keep track of evidence for question given

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 3 of A Long Walk to Water and continue to fill in character chart

- Anyone absent today must look on Blackboard for the questions completed for Chapters 1 and 2 for A Long Walk to Water.

Eighth Grade

- complete final copy of Works Cited Page and hand in on Thursday

- Spelling test Thursday (know meanings of all words as well as previous words)

Monday, November 3

Sixth Grade

- Using evidence collected from Chapter 1 of The Lightning Thief, fill in character chart.

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapter 2 of A Long Walk to Water and complete comparison of characters

- Scope Magazine:  complete Closed Reading questions for "Is it Time for Cursive to Die?"

Eighth Grade

write five spelling sentences for the following spelling words:  boa constrictor, constrict, restrain, stringent, strainer

- be prepared with information to complete Works Cited Page for Salina Valley project

Friday, October 31

Sixth Grade

- complete Scope Magazine worksheet

Seventh Grade

- response to Religion question given in class related to "Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God"

Eighth Grade

complete spelling worksheet

 

Thursday, October30

Sixth Grade

- spelling test tomorrow

Seventh Grade

- spelling test tomorrow

- have all tests signed; make corrections to S.S test

Eighth Grade

complete draft of urban narrative--complete Microsoft Word document and submit draft of Urban Narrative on Blackboard by Friday, October 31, 8:00AM (must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document)


Wednesday, October 29

Sixth Grade

- spelling test, Friday

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due tomorrow

- complete draft of entire composition by tomorrow

Seventh Grade

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park, is due tomorrow

- spelling test Friday

Eighth Grade

complete draft of urban narrative--complete Microsoft Word document and submit draft of Urban Narrative on Blackboard by Friday, October 31, 8:00AM (must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document)

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due tomorrow

Tuesday, October 28

 

Sixth Grade

- Write sentences for spelling words on Part I of worksheet reviewed today

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due Thursday

Seventh Grade

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park, is due Thursday

- complete spelling worksheet

Eighth Grade -

- Part II of reading test tomorrow (unit test on Fever 1793);

Part II: composition (topic was given today--complete graphic organizer)

- complete draft of urban narrative--complete Microsoft Word document and submit draft of Urban Narrative on Blackboard by Friday, October 31, 8:00AM (must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document)

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due Thursday

 

Monday, October 27

Sixth Grade

- complete spelling worksheet

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due Thursday

Seventh Grade

 

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park, is due Thursday

- write a spelling sentence for each spelling word

Eighth Grade -

 

- Reading test tomorrow and Wednesday(unit test on Fever 1793); two parts:

Part I (Tuesday):  reading comprehension, characters, and plot structure

Part II (Wednesday):  composition (topic will be given on Tuesday)

- complete draft of urban narrative, complete Microsoft Word document and submit draft of Urban Narrative on Blackboard by Friday, October 31, 8:00AM (must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document)

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due Thursday

 

 

Friday, October 24

Sixth Grade

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

- have tests signed and make corrections to Religion test

Eighth Grade

- If you were absent on Friday, hand in character traits chart, which was due Friday.

- unit test for Fever 1793, Tuesday and Wednesday

- research on Salinas Valley, CA (outline distributed in class) is due Monday; assignment outline is on Blackboard or click here for the complete outline

- complete draft of urban narrative, complete Microsoft Word document and submit draft of Urban Narrative on Blackboard by Friday, October 31 (must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document)

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Wednesday, October 22

Sixth Grade

- We have completed reading Peter Pan; there will be a unit test on the book on Friday, October 24.

- Draft Introduction for composition about Peter Pan's and the Lost Boys' feelings about growing up.

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

- My Brother Sam is Dead - Part I of unit test is tomorrow

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

Eighth Grade

- Fever 1793, complete character traits chart by Friday

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Tuesday, October 21

Sixth Grade

- We have completed reading Peter Pan; there will be a unit test on the book on Friday, October 24.

- complete final copy on protagonist and antagonist; attach final copy to draft

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

- Works of Mercy composition is due tomorrow (refer to outline distributed on Friday, 10/17) may be typed or handwritten

- My Brother Sam is Dead - two part unit test (Thursday and Friday, October 23 and 24)

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

Eighth Grade

- Fever 1793, complete character traits chart by Friday

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Monday, October 20

Sixth Grade

- We have completed reading Peter Pan; there will be a unit test on the book on Friday, October 24.

- complete draft on protagonist and antagonist

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

- My Brother Sam is Dead - complete questions for Chapter 14 and Epilogue

- Works of Mercy composition is due Wednesday (refer to outline distributed on Friday, 10/17) may be typed or handwritten

- My Brother Sam is Dead - two part unit test (Thursday and Friday, October 23 and 24)

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

Eighth Grade

- Fever 1793, complete Chapter 28 and record traits in chart provided

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Friday, October 17

Sixth Grade

- make corrections to reading and grammar tests by Monday

- We have completed reading Peter Pan; there will be a test on the book on Friday, October 24

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

- Complete questions for Chapters 11-13 for My Brother Sam is Dead; the book will be completed on Monday.

- If you didn't submit the Blackboard assignment, submit by Monday.

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

Eighth Grade

- read Chapter 26 and complete question assigned in class; submit on Blackboard--any one that was absent, check with the student that took your assignments

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Thursday, October 16

Sixth Grade

- Reading, Peter Pan, complete Chapter 16 and complete assignment for literature group

- next book, Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan is due October 30

Seventh Grade

Have tests signed and make corrections to Reading test.

- Religion test, Chapter 21, tomorrow

- next book, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is tue October 30

Eighth Grade

- finish reading Chapter 25; complete questions for chapters 22-25

- next book, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck is due October 30

Wednesday, October 15

Sixth Grade

- Reading, Peter Pan, complete Chapter 15 and complete assignment for literature group

- Grammar, test on appositives tomorrow

Seventh Grade

- complete draft of Modern Day Good Samaritan story

- Finish Chapter 12 and answer questions for Chapters 11 and 12

- Religion test, Chapter 21, Friday

Eighth Grade

- Finish reading Chapter 25; complete questions for chapters 22-25

Tuesday, October 14

Sixth Grade

- Reading, Peter Pan, complete Chapter 14 and complete assignment for literature group

- Grammar, test on appositives on Thursday

Seventh Grade

- Cite evidence for Tim demonstrating childish actions and mature actions

- Religion test, Chapter 21, Friday

Eighth Grade

- Finish reading Chapter 22 and read Chapter 23; complete assignment for literature group

Thursday, October 9

Sixth Grade

- Reading, Peter Pan, complete Chapter 11 and read Chapters 12 and 13--answer questions

- Grammar, test on appositives on Thursday

Seventh Grade

- Read Chapters 10 and 11, My Brother Sam is Dead--answer questions for Chapter 10

- Have all tests in test folder signed--make corrections to Mrs. Macdonald's assignments

Eighth Grade

- Read Chapters 20 and 21

- Complete Journal response for Chapters 18 and 19--print or write out response

Wednesday, October 8

Sixth Grade

 

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