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7th Grade: Short Stories
Due Date: 12/24/2018
Subject: EnglishB - 7_1

Field Trip for Encore! Play scheduled for Friday, December 14, leaving at 9AM and returning at 2:30PM. Bring money for lunch at the Crystal Mall, Waterford, or bagged lunch.

 

Thursday, 9/20: Bellringer. Mood and tone review with commercials and movie trailers.

Friday, 9/21: Bellringer. Mood and tone continued.

Monday, 9/24: Bellringer. "Monsters are Due on Maple St." screenplay. Vocab Lesson 1 due today.

Tuesday, 9/25: Bellringer. Finish screenplay and analysis. "Monsters" Episode of the Twlight Zone. Homework: Cause & effect, reading check, vocabulary check in "Monsters" packet. PDF/Link to the screenplay HERE.

Wednesday, 9/26: Bellringer. Finish "Monsters" activity. 

Thursday, 9/27: Bellringer. "The 11:59" Short Story.

Friday, 9/28: Bellringer. "Train Magic" Episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? and Questions.

Monday, 10/1: Bellringer. Compare & Contrast Short Story & Episode.

Tuesday, 10/2: Bellringer. "The Necklace" short story. HW: Questions about "The Necklace."

Wednesday 10/3: Bellringer. "The Monkey's Paw" short story. HW: Permission slip for "Encore!!" play and $25. Questions about "The Monkey's Paw"

Thursday, 10/4: Bellringer. Compare/contrast "Necklace" vs. "Monkey's Paw"

Friday, 10/5: Bellringer. "Monkey's Paw" video.

Tuesday, 10/9: Bellringer. "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."

Wednesday, 10/10:Bellringer. "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" Activities.

Thursday, 10/11:  ¡Viva España! activities (Spain for Metric Olympics)

Friday, 10/12: Metric Olympics.

Monday, 10/15: Bellringer. Introduction to Poe. "The Raven."

Tuesday, 10/16: Bellringer. "The Raven" activities. Assonance and alliteration review.

Wednesday, 10/17: Bellringer. "The Tell-Tale Heart" and activities.

Thursday, 10/18: Bellringer. Continue "The Tell-Tale Heart" activities.

Friday, 10/19: Escape room activity: "The Tell-Tale Heart."

Monday, 10/22: Bellringer. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" play.

Tuesday, 10/23: Bellringer. Activities for "Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Detective activity.

Wednesday, 10/24: Bellringer. Detective activity and wanted posters for "Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

 



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8th Grade Vocabulary
Due Date: 12/9/2018
Subject: 8 Language Arts

Use the following link to go to the Sadlier website, which has games and tools that are a great way to prepare and study for a quiz.  

Vocabulary Workshop Games and Study Tools

 

 Unit 5- bellringer each day: 

  • Monday, 11/26: pg. 65
  • Tuesday, 11/27: pg. 66
  • Thursday, 11/29: pg. 67
  • Friday, 11/30: pg. 68

 

Unit 6- bellringer each day:

  • Wednesday, 12/5: pg. 75 & 76
  • Thursday, 12/6: pg. 77 & 78.
  • Monday, 12/10: pg. 80-82 Review

 

Wednesday, 12/12: Quiz on Units 5 & 6.



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7th Grade: Mystery Unit (The Westing Game)
Due Date: 12/8/2018
Subject: EnglishB - 7_1

Thursday, 10/25: Mystery terms. "Lamb to the Slaughter."

Friday, 10/26: Analysis of "Lamb to the Slaughter." Video.

Monday, 10/29: Bellringer. Anticipation worksheet and discussion. Homework: Read Ch. 1 & 2 of The Westing Game.

Tuesday, 10/30: Bellringer. Questions for Ch 1 & 2. Setting and apartment worksheets.

Wednesday, 10/31: Jeopardy Review game of Short Story Unit.

Thursday, 11/1: Bellringer. Read Ch. 3 & 4. Questions.

Friday, 11/2: Bellringer. Review questions. Read Ch 5 & 6 and begin comprehension questions.

Monday, 11/5: Bellringer. Finish and review comprehension questions. Review and summarize "Last Will & Testament" of Samuel W. Westing.

Tuesday, 11/6: Bellringer. Read Ch. 7 & 8.

Wednesday, 11/7: Bellringer. Comprehension questions for ch. 7 & 8. "Paired Heirs" activity.

Thursday, 11/8: Bellringer. "Paired Heirs" activity. Character analysis.

Friday, 11/9: Bellringer. Character analysis. Read Ch. 9 (7L) and 10 (7G).

Monday, 11/12: Bellringer. Finish reading (7L) and complete Ch. 9 & 10 questions. 

Tuesday, 11/13: Bellringer. Vocab Ch. 1-6. Character traits & Who Did It? Clues. 

Wednesday, 11/14: Bellringer. Character traits & Who Did It? Clues. Read Ch. 11 & 12. (7G Read Ch. 12 for HW). 

Thursday, 11/15: Bellringer. Vocab Ch. 7-12. Sequence of events. Comprehension questions Ch. 11 & 12.

Friday, 11/16: TWO HOUR DELAY- Read Ch. 13 & 14. 

Monday, 11/19: Comprehension questions Ch. 13 & 14. Analyze Ch. 14.  Vocabulary Ch. 7-10.

Tuesday, 11/20: Review Ch. 13-14 questions. Symbolism in the novel. Vocabulary Ch. 11-14.

Wednesday, 11/21: Thanksgiving Activities.

Monday, 11/26: Bellringer. Read Ch. 15-16. Comprehension questions.

Tuesday, 11/27: Bellringer. Problem & Solution Chain. Acrostic poem.

Wednesday, 11/28: Bellringer. Read Ch. 17-18. Comprehension questions.

Thursday, 11/29: Bellringer. Characterization of Denton Deere and the Heirs. 1/2 Day.

Friday, 11/30: Soaring Eagles Activity for November.

Monday, 12/3: Bellringer. Read Ch. 19-20 and answer questions.

Tuesday, 12/4: Bellringer. Activity on comparing characters. Read Ch. 21.

Wednesday, 12/5: Bellringer. Read Ch. 22. Activity on figurative language and complete Ch. 21-22 questions. 

Thursday, 12/6: Bellringer. Read Ch. 23. Activity. Read Ch. 24.

Friday, 12/7: Bellringer. Questions on Ch. 23 & 24. Vocabulary Ch. 17-24.

Monday, 12/10: Bellringer. Activity on comparing characters and cause/effect in the novel.

Tuesday, 12/11: Bellringer. Read Ch. 25 & 26 and complete questions.



SRBI: Read Naturally
Due Date: 10/22/2017
Subject: EnglishB - 7_1

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