Class Update #2 [Week of 12/10/12 – 12/14/12]

Week #10:  Vocabulary , Viewing Of Mice and Men Movie, Eyes on the Prize, and Literature & Language Textbook…

Week #10: Vocabulary , Viewing Of Mice and Men Movie, Eyes on the Prize, and Literature & Language Textbook…

Here is an update for 7th Grade Language Arts (Literature & Writing). I have a hyperlink to my lesson plans for the week of 12/10/2012 to 12/14/2012. If you would like to view the lesson plans, please do so here >>> Lesson Plans for Week 10 Quarter 2 [click to open].

In Language Arts/Literature,  we will be completing the viewing Of Mice and Men on December 10th. During the rest of the week, we will begin Unit Five – Declaration of Independence in Literature of Language textbook. Students will read, from The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Without Commercials, and A Man Who Had No Eyes. Students will also work on Week #10′s vocabulary words. This week students will be given Week #10′s vocabulary words on Monday, and they will have one assessments in the form of homework due on 12/11/2012.  I will be pulling all of this year’s regularly scheduled vocabulary words from the National Spelling Bee & SAT lists for 7th Graders >>> [vocabulary guidelines & instructions]… Please make sure your student is completing their vocabulary homework every Monday because we will have a quiz assessment on those words every Friday.

In Language Arts/Writing, we have completed Unit Two – Express Yourself. Students have learned how to properly format as well as write poetry, collaging, letter writing, and essay writing. The main goal was learning how to express themselves via poetry, fine arts, letter writing, and essay writing. During week #9, there was an essay assignment.If you would like to view the assignment in more detail, please click [here].  During week #10, students will be participating in several view & responds via Eyes on The Prize – Presented by PBS. Students will be asked to view as well as respond to the material presented on this formatted worksheet [here].

If you have questions about Language Arts, please feel free to stop by my classroom before or after school. If you can’t make it to my classroom, feel free to send me an email at james.sye09@gmail.com.

– Mr. Sye

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