Class update #34 [Week of 05/05/14 – 05/09/14]

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Week #7: Essay Assignment for The Old Man & The Sea, journal entries, vocabulary HW/Quiz, Unit 4: Back To The Future w/ Reading Packet w/ an emphasis on Essay Writing Assignment…

Greetings! Here is an update for 7th Grade Language Arts (Literature & Writing). I have a hyperlink to my lesson plans for the week of 05/05/14 to 05/09/14. If you would like to view the lesson plans in detail, please do so here >>> Lesson Plans for Week 7 – Quarter 4[click to open word document].

In Language Arts/Literature, students have completed reading The Old Man & The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. The students will know display their knowledge in the form of a 5 Paragraph Essay Assignment [here]. As an added visual to The Old Man & The Sea, we will be viewing the T.V. Movie starring Anthony Quinn [here]. We will also viewing As enrichment, students will continue to read Of Mice & Men by John Steinbeck. However, this particular reading will only take place 10 pages at a time every Friday of Quarter 4. I will also be pulling all of this year’s regularly scheduled vocabulary words from the Scripps 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. Continue reading

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Class update #21 [Week of 5/13/13 – 5/17/13]

Week #8: Vocabulary HW, In-class reading of The Old Man and The Sea, Back To The Future Essay Due, Viewing of The Old Man and The Sea, and Viewing of Back To The Future...

Week #8: Vocabulary HW, In-class reading of The Old Man and The Sea, Back To The Future Essay Due, Viewing of The Old Man and The Sea, and Viewing of Back To The Future…

Greetings, this will be the last regularly scheduled update for the year as summer is almost upon us. I have a hyperlink to my lesson plans for the week of 05/13/2013 to 05/17/2013. If you would like to view the lesson plans, please do so here >>>Lesson Plans for Week 8 – Quarter 4 [click to open].

In Language Arts/Literature, students will be completing the reading The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. This will be our 4th completed book this year. The Literature class has previously completed Monster by Walter Dean Myers, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. We will also be viewing The Old Man and The Sea starring Anthony Quinn on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. This week students will be given Week #8′s vocabulary words on Monday, and they will have one assessment in the form of homework due on 5/14/2013. I will be pulling all of this year’s regularly scheduled vocabulary words from the Scripps 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.

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