Distance Learning 7th Grade

  •  Distance Learning 7th Grade

    Mon., 26 May 2020
    9:20-9:40am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) No materials are needed for today's Zoom meeting.  Today is our "last day of school."


    2) ELA 7 Exit Ticket for 5/26 meeting - please wait until class is over to fill this out.  This must be filled out to get credit for today's class.


     

    Mon., 18 May 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

     

    1) A copy of The Giver (click here to download a free PDF)

    2) Giver Journal #2 - Memories

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 5/18 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

     

    Due Friday, 5/15:
    1. Read The Giver Ch. 9-14
    2. Upload response to Giver Journal #2 - "Memories" to Turnitin.com
    3. AR Goals

     
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 5/18 (Today) –
    •Read Ch. 9+10
    •Work on AR – due Friday!

    Tuesday 5/19 –
    •Read Ch. 11+12
    •Begin responding to Journal Entry #2 (ex: write at least five lines)

    Wednesday 5/20 –
    •Read Ch. 13+14
    •Continue responding to Journal Entry #2 (ex: try to reach the bottom of page 1)

    Thursday 5/21 –
    •Finish responding to Writing Prompt #2 (hit the middle of page 2)
    •Take AR test(s) – AR due tomorrow!

    Friday 5/22 –
    •Upload Journal #2 to Turnitin.com by 9pm.
    •Make sure you have at least 12 AR points for 2nd semester by 9:00pm.


    Next Class Meeting: Tues., 5/26 @ 9:20-9:40am, code is the same as today's.  If you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.


     

     

    Mon., 11 May 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

     

    1) A copy of The Giver (click here to download a free PDF)

    2) Giver Journal #1 - Rules

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 5/11 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

     

    Due Friday, 5/15:
    1. Read The Giver Ch. 3-8
    2. Upload response to Giver Journal #1 - Rules to Turnitin.com

     
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 5/11  –
    •Read Ch. 3+4
     
    Tuesday 5/12 –
    Read Ch. 5-7
    •Begin responding to Journal Entry #1 (ex: write at least five lines)
     
    Wednesday 5/13 –
    •Read Ch. 8
    •Continue responding to Journal Entry #1 (ex: try to reach the bottom of page 1)
     
    Thursday 5/14 –
    •Finish responding to Writing Prompt #1 (hit the middle of page 2)
     
    Friday 5/15 –
    •Review Writing Prompt #1, see if there’s any typos you can fix or more thoughts to add.
    •Upload to Turnitin.com by 9pm.


    Next Class Meeting: Mon., 5/18 @ 10:00-10:45am, code is the same as today's.  If you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.


     

    Mon., May The Fourth 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) All Persuasive Articles (see Agenda for 3/30 or 4/13 if you are missing any)

    2) Persuasive Body Paragraph 2 Template

    3) A copy of The Giver (click here to download a free PDF)

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 5/4 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

     

    Due Friday, 5/8:
    1. Revised Introduction + Full Body Paragraph 1 + FULL BODY PARAGRAPH 2
    (Add BP2 to the same GoogleDoc that you used for your introduction and BP1.  Type BP2 under BP1.)

    2. Read The Giver Ch. 1+2

     
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 5/4 (Today) –
    •Review your Introduction + Body Paragraph 1
    •Write your Topic Sentence for Body Paragraph 2
    •Read ½ of Ch. 1
     
    Tuesday 5/5 –
    •Write Evidence for Body Paragraph 2
    •Read rest of Ch. 1
     
    Wednesday 5/6 –
    •Write Analysis for Body Paragraph 2
    •Read ½ of Ch. 2
     
    Thursday 5/7 –
    •Write Concluding Sentence for Body Paragraph 2
    •Read rest of Ch. 2
     
    Friday 5/8 –
    •TURN IN/UPLOAD Current Draft of Essay (Intro + BP1 + BP2) by 9:00pm – Essay is done!


    Next Class Meeting: Mon., 5/11 @ 10:00-10:45am, code is the same as today's.  If you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.


     

    Mon., 27 April 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) All Persuasive Articles (see Agenda for 3/30 or 4/13 if you are missing any)

    2) Persuasive Body Paragraph 1 Template

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 4/27 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

     

    Due Friday, 4/24: Revised Introduction + Full Body Paragraph 1

     
    Add BP1 to the same GoogleDoc that you used for your introduction.  Type BP1 under Intro. 
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 4/27 (Today) –
    •Review your Introduction
    •Watch a portion of my Body Paragraphs Video (From beginning to end of Topic Sentences, 0:01-12:38): https://youtu.be/51J2JHOiHd4
    •Write your Topic Sentence
     
    Tuesday 4/28–
    •Continue watching Persuasive BP video from TS through Evidence (12:00-23:01, linked above).
    •Write Evidence
     
    Wednesday 4/29–
    •Continue watching Persuasive BP video from Evidence through Analysis(23:00-38:00, linked above).
    •Write Analysis
     
    Thursday 4/30–
    •Finish watching video, from Analysis through Concluding Sentences (38:00-end, linked above).
    •Write Concluding Sentence
     
    Friday 5/1–
    •TURN IN/UPLOAD Current Draft of Essay (Intro + BP1) by 9:00pm

     

    **You will need a copy of The Giver by Lois Lowry for next class meeting**
    If you wish to get AR points for this book, you must take the AR test by 9:00pm Sun., 5/3 (the day before we begin reading as a class)
    Click Here for a free PDF of The Giver


    Next Class Meeting: Mon., 5/4 @ 10:00-10:45am, code is the same as today's.  If you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.

     


     

    Mon., 20 April 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) All Persuasive Articles (see below if you are missing any)

    2) Introduction Sheet from last class (linked here)

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 4/20 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

     

    Due Friday, 4/24: Full Introduction Paragraph

    Full Introduction Paragraph needs:

    •Lead/Hook (1 sentence, 1st sentence of essay)
    •Bridge (2-3 sentences)
    •Thesis Statement (already written, use thesame GoogleDoc and type the Lead + Bridge in front.)
     
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 4/20 (Today) –
    •Review your Thesis Statement
    •Read Instructions on page 2 of “Introduction Worksheet”
     
    Tuesday 4/21–
    •Watch my video on Persuasive Introductions: https://youtu.be/brkNfI5iyC4
    •Write your Lead/Hook (1st sentence of essay, add to Thesis Doc)
     
    Wednesday 4/22–
    •Write your Bridge (2-3 sentences after Lead).  Re-watch that portion of my Introduction video if you need to.
     
    Thursday 4/23–
    •Proof-read your Introduction, or share with a peer and get feedback.
     
    Friday 4/24–
    •TURN IN/UPLOAD Introduction Paragraph by 9:00pm

     
    Next Class Meeting: Mon., 4/27 @ 10:00-10:45am, code is the same as today's.  if you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.

     

    REMINDER: Mrs. Hulewat does her suggested P.E. learning activity by dancing ballet for at least 30 minutes every day (sometimes I go overboard and will dance or do conditioning for up to two hours).  Make sure you visit Ms. Lanovaz's Suggested Learning Activities for P.E. site and keep yourself healthy! https://www.loma.k12.ca.us/Page/2209 


    Mon., 13 April 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) Article #4 - The Conversation

    2) Article #5 - "What's the point..."

    3) Introduction Template

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 4/13 meeting!

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING - please wait until class is over to fill this out

    Finally!  An electronic copy of the CT Dress Code!  Click here if you need to read this Article.

     

    Due Friday, 4/17:

    1.Open a Google Doc
    2.Write your thesis statement on that GoogleDoc.
    3.Upload the Thesis Statement to Turnitin.com.
    Yes, the only assignment you are uploading this week is one sentence, so make it as high-quality as possible!
     
     
    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 4/13(Today) –
    •Read + Highlight Article #4 The Conversation

    Tuesday 4/14–
    •Read + Highlight Article #5 “What’s the point…”

    Wednesday 4/15–
    •Read/work on p.1of Introduction Worksheet: Thesis
    •Watch “How to Write a Thesis Statement”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQlActmkrlo
    •Write a 1st draft of your Thesis Statement on a GoogleDoc.

    Thursday
    4/16–
    •Watch “Thesis Statement Troubleshooting”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPwPp6tKR3I
    •Proof-read your Thesis Statement based on what you learned in the video.

    Friday
    4/17–
    •TURN IN/UPLOAD Thesis Statement by 9pm

     
    Next Class Meeting: after spring break, Mon., 4/20 @ 10:00-10:45am, code is the same as today's.  if you lose the code, see my Google Classroom.

     

    REMINDER: Mrs. Hulewat does her suggested P.E. learning activity by dancing ballet for at least 30 minutes every day (sometimes I go overboard and will dance or do conditioning for up to two hours).  Make sure you visit Ms. Lanovaz's Suggested Learning Activities for P.E. site and keep yourself healthy! https://www.loma.k12.ca.us/Page/2209 

     


     

    Mon., 30 March 2020
    10:00-10:45am

     

    Open for Today's Class:

    1) Biography Assignment & (optional) Mr. Thompson's Biography!  See below for more biography samples!

    2) CT English Handbook - find "Dress Code"

    3) Article 1 - Great Schools! (in binder or open link)

    4) The Guardian - "Exeter school's uniform resolve melts..."

    Optional - more Biography Samples: Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4

     

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Mon., 3/30 meeting!

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING

     

    Due Friday, 4/3: Upload Biography Assignment to Turnitin.com 

    Suggested Work Completion Schedule
     
    Monday 3/30(Today) –
    •Work on Biography 20 Minutes
    •Read + highlight Article #1: Great Schools
     
    Tuesday 3/31–
    •Work on Biography 20 Minutes
    •Read + highlight Article #2: CT English Dress Code
     
    Wednesday 4/1–
    •Work on Biography 20 Minutes
    •Read + highlight Article #3: The Guardian
     
    Thursday 4/2–
    •Work on Biography 20 Minutes
    •Catch up on any reading you couldn’t do earlier in the week.
     
    Friday 4/3–
    •TURN IN/UPLOAD Biography Assignmentby 9pm (Peer Mark)
    •If you will not be ready to turn in the Bio on Friday, please contact me so I can help you!

     

    *Please open these resources for next-next Monday's class (you do NOT need to complete these for Monday)*
    Next Class Meeting: after spring break, Mon., 4/13 @ 10:00-10:45am, code will be emailed Friday afternoon!

    1) Article 4 - The Conversation (link will appear at end of week)

    2) Article 5 - "What's the point...?" (link will appear at end of week)

     


     

     

    Fri., 27 March 2020

     

    Click HERE for the slides from our Fri., 3/27 meeting!

     

    Click HERE for the video of our Fri., 3/27 meeting!

     

    EXIT TICKET FOR CLASS MEETING <<<-- Fill this out ASAP

     

    *Please open these resources for Monday's class (you do NOT need to complete these for Monday)* 

    Biography Rubric

    CT English Student Handbook - Find the dress code

    Article 2 - The Guardian "Exeter school's uniform resolve melts after boys' skirt protest"

     

    *You will need the resources below from your binder, download if you cannot find your paper copy*

    Biography Assignment 

    Article 1 - GreatSchools.org

Subject #1 Homework

Subject #2 Homework