Appling Middle School

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Course Description

 Welcome to 7th grade English Language Arts!!!

This page will be updated regularly with the plans for the week as well as any other vital information. 

 

Weekly Agenda for August 7th-11th

Monday(8/7)- Back to school introductions and expectations/ Meet the Teacher

Tuesday(8/8)- Work on Chomp Homework

Wednesday(8/9)- DGP Notes/ Review Nouns

Thursday(8/10)- DGP Notes/ Noun/Pronoun practice

Friday(8/11)- Complete all bellwork/ Noun/Pronoun Test

 

Weekly Agenda for August 14th-18th

Monday(8/14)- Bellwork, Assign Schooled project, Plot Powerpoint/Notes

Tuesday(8/15)- Review DGP Notes(Pronouns), Flocab on Pronouns

Wednesday(8/16)- Pixar film, Plot diagram for film, Review plot

Thursday(8/17)- Quiz on plot, introduce parts of me assignment

Friday(8/18)- ELA Review Packet

 

Weekly Agenda for August 21st-25th

Monday(8/21)-  DGP/(2) Pixar films w/ plot diagrams/ Collect Schooled projects

Tuesday(8/22)- DGP/(1) Pixar film for Plot practice/ Graded assignment over plot

Wednesday(8/23)- DGP/ Choice book test/ Adverb/Adjective practice

Thursday(8/24)- DGP/ Adjective/Adverb practice/ Introduce verbs

Friday(8/25)- DGP/ Verb review/ Adjective/adverb review

 

Weekly Agenda for August 28th-Sept. 1st

Monday(8/28)-  DGP/Library Day

Tuesday(8/29)- DGP/Parts of Speech practice using Kahoot

Wednesday(8/30)- DGP/ TEST over Parts of Speech/ Rikki Tikki Tavi(RTT) introduction

Thursday(8/31)- DGP/ Flocab Keynote assignment/ RTT

Friday(9/1)- DGP/ Read/Listen through RTT

 

Weekly Agenda for September 5th-8th

Tuesday(9/5)- DGP/ DRP/ Review parts of speech(those worksheets we printed out)/ Start reading RTT

Wednesday(9/6)- DGP/DRP/ RTT/ Flocabulary Unit 2 

Thursday(9/7)- DGP/Test retake over CFA(Parts of speech)/  read RTT / Review Flocabulary Unit 2

Friday(9/8)- DGP/ Finish reading RTT/ assignment to review RTT  

Homework this week will be to complete the (3) Parts of Speech worksheets by Thursday class time.

Students are encouraged to study for their Parts of Speech test on Thursday and their Flocabulary Unit 2 terms for the test on Friday. 

 

 

Weekly Agenda for September 11th-Sept. 14th

Monday(9/11)-  DRP/ LIBRARY DAY

Tuesday(9/12)- DGP/DRP/ RTT reading

Wednesday(9/13)- DGP/DRP/ Powerschool assessment log-in and activity/ Read and discuss RTT

Thursday(9/14)- DGP/DRP/ Test over RTT/ Read and discuss "Into the Storm"

Friday(9/15)- NO SCHOOL

 

Weekly Agenda for September 18th-Sept. 22nd

Monday(9/11)-  DGP/DLR(Daily Language Review)/ Read "Into the Storm"/ SCOPE worksheets

Tuesday(9/12)- DGP/DLR(Daily Language Review)/ Finish reading "Into the Storm"/ SCOPE worksheets/ Video: "The Pea Island Story"

Wednesday(9/13)- DGP/DLR(Daily Language Review)/ SCOPE magazine(Commonly confused words)/ CCW worksheet/Kahoot

Thursday(9/14)- DGP/DLR(Daily Language Review)/ Review "Into the storm" for Test tomorrow/ Video: "The Pea Island Story"

Friday(9/15)- DGP/DLR(Daily Language Review)/ SCOPE Comprehension Assessment/Test/ Discussion over "Nothing but the Truth"(NBTT)/ Video related to NBTT

 

Weekly Agenda for September 25th-Sept. 29th

 

Monday(9/25)- Library

Tuesday(9/26)- Flocab 3 Introduction/ Introduction to Nothing but The Truth

Wednesday(9/27)- Begin reading Nothing but The Truth and discuss exposition

Thursday(9/28)- Continue reading Nothing but The Truth and discuss characters

Friday(9/29)- Continue reading Nothing but The Truth and discuss conflict

 

  • Flocab Unit 3 keynote presentation will be due on Friday
 
 Weekly Agenda for October 2nd through October 6th
 

Monday- Flocab Practice

               Study terms sheet and review Kahoot for Plot Elements Test

Tuesday- Plot Elements Test

               Flocab exercises packet

                 Read Chapter 8-9 of Nothing but the Truth 

Wednesday- Flocab exercises packet

                     Read Chapter 10 of Nothing but the Truth 

                      KAHOOT

Thursday- Flocab 3 Test

                 Independent reading "Monkey's Paw" from SCOPE

Friday- Class reading and discussion of "Monkey's Paw" from SCOPE

 

Grades- Plot quiz and Flocab “Road Trip” Quiz

Homework- Flocabulary Packet due Thursday

 

Weekly Agenda for October 16th-20th

 

Monday(10/16)- Library

Tuesday(10/17)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Ch. 10 Nothing but The Truth/ NBTT Assignment

Wednesday(10/18)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Club selection activity/ Read Monkey's Paw/ Comprehension Activity

Thursday(10/19)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Fidget spinner debate activity/ Read fidget spinner SCOPE article/ Comprehension Activity/ Review sheet for NBTT for Friday

Friday(10/20)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Kahoot review of NBTT/ TEST over Ch. 1-10 NBTT

Character Keynote PROJECT(Due :Wednesday October 25th) Should have 12 slides 

1st slide: Name, Date, Class period, title of project

Slides 2-11: Picture of character, 3-5 sentence description of why the character is important/traits/etc.., and cite textual evidence(1-2 quotes  from the character).

12th slide:Credits page(cite where you got all of your pictures from the internet)

 

Weekly Agenda for October 23rd-27th

 

Monday(10/23)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Write argumentative essay/ Scope Activity

Tuesday(10/24)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Finish writing essay(homework if not finished in class)/ Fact v.s. Opinion flocab

Wednesday(10/25)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Thesis flocab/ Note-taking on argumentative writing/ NBTT Ch.11

Thursday(10/26)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Finish notes on argumentative writing/ Discuss rubric on writing/ Writing activity

Friday(10/27)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/Daily Reading Practice Bellwork/ Read Monsters on Maple Street/ Plot activity on Monsters on Maple Street/ Grade over argumentative writing

NBTT Character Keynote PROJECT(Due :Friday October 27th) Should have 12 slides 

1st slide: Name, Date, Class period, title of project

Slides 2-11: Picture of character, 3-5 sentence description of why the character is important/traits/etc.., and cite textual evidence(1-2 quotes  from the character).

12th slide:Credits page(cite where you got all of your pictures from the internet)

 

 

 

Weekly Agenda for October 30th- November 3rd

 

Monday(10/30)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ LIBRARY

Tuesday(10/31)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Read "Monsters are Due on Maple Street"/ Discuss argumentative writing

Wednesday(11/01)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Finish reading "Monsters are Due on Maple Street"/ Notes on argumentative writing

Thursday(11/02)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Finish notes on argumentative writing/ Discuss rubric on writing/ Writing activity

Friday(11/03)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ TEST on "Monsters are Due on Maple Street"/ Grade over argumentative writing

 

TEST ON FRIDAY(11/03) OVER MONSTERS ON MAPLE STREET

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

 

 

Weekly Agenda for November 6th - November 10th

 

Monday(11/6)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Read NBTT Ch.12/ Comprehension discussion & activity/ FLOCAB unit 4

Tuesday(11/7)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Read NBTT/ FLOCAB practice/ NBTT review/ Discussion over NBTT Ch.1-14

Wednesday(11/8)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ 7th grade CFA Test/ Read NBTT/ FLOCAB activity

Thursday(11/9)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ Read NBTT/ Review for FLOCAB unit 4 test

Friday(11/10)- Daily Language Review Bellwork/ TEST on FLOCAB Unit 4/  Sentence types practice/ Read NBTT

 

CHOMP homeworks are due on Friday

Test over FLOCAB Unit 4 Test on Friday

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

 

 

Weekly Agenda for November 13th - November 17th

 

Monday- LIBRARY

 

Tuesday- Read NBTT(Ch.15-16) / NBTT class activity,discussion

 

Wednesday- Read NBTT(Ch. 17-19) / NBTT class activity,discussion

 

Thursday- Finish reading NBTT/ Review for test NBTT

 

Friday- Review, discuss NBTT/ Test over NBTT/ Sentence types & paragraph structuring intro

 

CHOMP Homeworks & Bellworks are due on Friday

Test over NBTT on Tuesday November 21st

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

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Weekly Agenda for November 20th - November 24th

 

Monday- NBTT activity sheet/ NBTT Kahoot review/ discussion

 

Tuesday- Review NBTT/ TEST over NBTT

 

Wednesday- HOLIDAY

 

Thursday- HOLIDAY

 

Friday- HOLIDAY

 

Test over NBTT on Tuesday November 21st

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

 

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Weekly Agenda for November 27th - December 1st

 

Monday- Powerpoint note-taking on sentence types/ Sentence types worksheet/ Scope magazine reading

 

Tuesday- Powerpoint note-taking on sentence types/ Flocab covering simple and compound sentences/ Activity sheet for simple and compound sentences

 

Wednesday- Flocab on complex sentences/ flocab activity sheet/ scope reading with activity/ Brainpop covering four types of sentences(Interrogative, declarative, exclamatory, etc…)/ Review simple and compound sentences

 

Thursday- Powerpoint notes covering independent & dependent clauses/ cut & paste clauses activity/ clauses assessment/ Scope reading activity 

 

Friday- Review simple, compound & complex sentences/ Quiz over sentence types

 

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

 

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Weekly Agenda for December 4th - December 8th

 

Monday- LIBRARY

 

Tuesday- Test over sentence types/ Introduce T.E.X.A.S. writing style

 

Wednesday- Flocab Unit 5 video/ Class discussion over Unit 5 Flocab/ Flocab Unit 5 activity

 

Thursday- Activity practicing T.E.X.A.S./ Flocab practice

 

Friday- Review Flocab terms/ Watch Flocab unit 5/ Review T.E.X.A.S.

 

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

 

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Weekly Agenda for December 18th - December 20th

 

Monday- SCOPE reading/SCOPE activity/ Class group discussion

 

Tuesday- SCOPE free reading/ IXL practice on computers/ Study hall time

 

Wednesday- HOLIDAY PROGRAM

 

Thursday- NO SCHOOL

 

Friday- NO SCHOOL

 

Keynote Unit 5 Flocabulary due TUESDAY

TEST over Unit 5 Flocab THURSDAY

 

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

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Weekly Agenda for January 4th - January 5th

 

Monday- NO SCHOOL

 

Tuesday- NO SCHOOL

 

Wednesday- NO SCHOOL

 

Thursday- Discuss "Recess" article/ Video over writing prompt"Recess"/ Create outline in pairs covering prompt

 

Friday- Complete pros and cons chart/ Timed write of argumentative essay with prompt

 

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

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Weekly Agenda for January 8th - January 12th

 

Monday- Read "Autumntime" story as a class/ discuss reading throughout/ Class activity from reading

 

Tuesday- Reading paragraphs 1-13 as a class/ Define assigned vocabulary

 

Wednesday- Complete semantic map/ Finish vocabulary/ keynote work time covering vocabulary

 

Thursday- Claims worksheet/ Summarize each assigned paragraph/ Main idea practice

 

Friday- Main idea practice/ discuss and complete claims chart/ short story summary

 

REVIEW ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING STRUCTURE AND HOW TO WRITE AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

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Q3 Week 3

 

M- OFF of School

 

T- OFF of School

W- OFF of School

R- OFF of School

F- Recap-Plan bellwork/ Finish IXL N.6,N.1,O.3/ PSA- Argumentative writing

 

 

Q3 Week 4

 

M- 5-a-day bellwork/ Pair work and complete claims chart/ Start writing prompt/ Review Argumentative outline for Test tomorrow

T- 5-a-day bellwork/ Write rough draft and finish prompt with a partner/ TEST over Argumentative outline

W- 5-a-day bellwork/ Introduce Point of View(Flocab)/ Complete first row of the TP-CASTT graphic organizer/ Complete the Paraphrase section of the TP-CASTT handout/ Working in pairs TSW paraphrase the first two lines of the poem and discuss whole-group.

R- 5-a-day bellwork/ Identify vocabulary with positive and negative connotations (see slideshow for guidance), discuss, and complete C portion of handout/ continue analyzing the poem whole-group and complete the entire TP-CASTT handout.

 

F- 5-a-day bellwork/Flocab Point of View Test/ Read the poem silently & complete T portion of TP-CASTT handout/ Answer the questions about point of view

 

Keynote for Q3 Vocab will be due Friday(1/26) class-time

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Q3 Week 5

 

M- 5-a-day bellwork/ LIBRARY

T- 5-a-day bellwork/ Finish group paraphrasing activity/ Review activity on Ants reading/video

W- 5-a-day bellwork/ read “Birdfoot Grandpa”/ complete the TP-CASST chart for the 2nd  poem/ 

 

R- 5-a-day bellwork/ Read “A Parable for Sauntering/ Poem activity sheet/ complete SOAPSTONE chart

 

F- 5-a-day bellwork/PSA on argumentative writing/ TCAP review/ CAB

 

Finish your book review from Quicktime that was supposed to be completed in library

 

Check your grades for missing work! Get any missing assignments or zeros turned in ASAP

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Q3 Week 6

 

M- 5-a-day bellwork/ claim chart/Alcatraz activity

T- 5-a-day bellwork/ Alcatraz quiz/ conservation 28-35 reading w/claim chart(lesson 3)

W- 5-a-day bellwork/lesson 4 – intro vocab part 2/ read 34-38/ Keynote work-time(DUE WEDNESDAY 2/14)

R - 5-a-day bellwork/ teach informational writing / Pre writing/ pre-read

F - 5-a-day bellwork/ WRITE AND TIME informational essay (50 minutes) /Alcatraz prompt

 

*IXL S.4/ P.1/ P.4 DUE Friday 2/16

*Keynote DUE WEDNESDAY 2/14

 

*The author states in the text that the prisoners were ingenious in escaping “the rock”(Alcatraz). Find and state evidence from the text to support this claim.

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Q3 Week 7

 

M- 5-a-day bellwork/ LIBRARY

T- 5-a-day bellwork/ Review vocab words/ Go over ANTS TCAP review/ TCAP practice

W- 5-a-day bellwork/ Kahoot vocab words/ Shakespeare webquest/ 8:15-10:00(Shakespeare play) /

R - 5-a-day bellwork(DUE TODAY)/ TCAP practice(citing evidence)/ PSA for TCAP practice/ CONFERENCE NIGHT(3-6)

F - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

 

*IXL S.4/ P.1/ P.4 DUE Friday 2/16

*Keynote DUE WEDNESDAY 2/14

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Q3 Week 8

 

M- NO SCHOOL (PRESIDENTS DAY)  

T- 5-a-day bellwork/ Check over PSA as a class/ review vocab through kahoot/ vocab worksheet activity/ Exit ticket

W- 5-a-day bellwork/ Q3 Vocabulary Test/ Read article for writing prompt/ IXL TCAP practice/ Exit ticket

R - 5-a-day bellwork/ rewrite from editing text that was read yesterday/ IXL TCAP practice/ Exit ticket

F - 5-a-day bellwork/ TCAP review using CAB/ IXL TCAP practice/ Exit ticket

 

*IXL S.4/ P.1/ P.4  was due LAST FRIDAY

*Q3 Vocabulary Test is Wednesday 

Vocab for the test can be found here:

https://quizlet.com/129772670/conservation-as-a-national-duty-vocabulary-set-1-flash-cards/

https://quizlet.com/132209915/conservation-as-a-national-duty-vocabulary-set-2-flash-cards/

 

Email edited anchor paper 6/7 to thill2@bartlettschools.org