Seventh Grade ELA - Fourth Marking Period
Reading Counts Due Dates:
Book One - April 28
Book Two - May 19
Library Closing Date: May 26
Be Prepared for Pop Quizzes on Assigned Chapters at Any Time . Make sure you have read the assigned pages/chapters!
Touching Spirit Beat
No Man is an Island
All students have been assigned and are responsible for a book, the books cannot have dog eared pages when returned, bills will be given for any book damaged or lost.
Week of June 5, 2017
Monday: Last Review - Finish Essays, Retakes
Tuesday: The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Wednesday: The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Thursday: Michigan Adventure
Friday: Locker Clean Up and Yearbook Signing
Week of May 29, 2017
Monday: No School - Memorial Day
Tuesday: Touching Spirit Bear Study Guide, Touching Spirit Bear Reading Counts Test
Wednesday: Touching Spirit Bear Assessment - Multiple Choice and Essay Test
Thursday: Review if Necessary
Friday: Spirit Bear Retake
Week of May 22, 2017
Monday: Touching Spirit Bear Chapter 18 and 19 Review, Quick Write on Google Classroom, Grammar Study - Dashes, Infinitives, Gerunds, Participial Phrases, Read Chapters 20 and 21
Tuesday: Processing Activity - Do one of the following:
1. Create a theme song that represents Cole.
2. Create a dance that represents Cole.
3. Create a time line that shows what Cole has experienced.
4. Create a totem pole representing Cole.
You will be required to share your activity with the class on Thursday.
Wednesday: Read Chapters 22-23 in Touching Spirit Bear.
Wednesday: Processing Activity from Tuesday due on Thursday, Quick Quiz on Chapters 22-23, Focus Question #4 on Google Classroom, Read Chapters 24-25
Thursday: Read Chapters 26-27 with a partner, Focus Question #5, CCR Due Tuesday
Friday: Focus Question #6, Read Chapter 28, CCR Due Tuesday, Touching Spirit Bear Study Guide - Test Wednesday!
Week of May 15, 2017
Monday: Chapters 11 & 12 in Touching Spirit Bear, Focus Question on Google Classroom, Vocab for Chapters 11 & 12
Tuesday: Chapter 13 in Touching Spirit Bear, Google Classroom Reflection and Responses due Wednesday before class, Vocab 11-13 Quiz Wednesday
Wednesday: Spirit Bear Part 1 Quiz, Focus Question on Google Classroom, Essay - Due Monday, Read Chapters 14-15
Thursday: Discovery Ed ELA Testing, Read Chapters 16-17
Friday: Reading Counts Book Test #2 Due!, Essay Due Monday, Read Chapters 18-19, Do Focus Question on Google Classroom
Week of May 8, 2017
Monday: Read Chapters 5-8, Have worksheet from Friday completed for Tuesday, Vocab Quiz for Chapter 5-8 on Tuesday
Tuesday: Read Chapters 9-10. Complete The Reader's Conclusions Worksheet - Due Wednesday
Wednesday: Tear and Share activity - In Class, Library Visit, Character Discussion - Cole, Peter, Garvey, Edwin
Thursday: Museum Walk to View Tear and Share Activity from Wednesday, Chapter 9-10 Discussions, Lessons learned from Animals Worksheet - Pasted into your readers notebook with the notes from class, CCR for Chapter 9 Due Friday
Friday: Lexile Test in class.
Week of May 1, 2017
Monday: M-Step Testing for ELA
Tuesday: M-Step Testing for ELA
Wednesday: Library Visit, M-Step Testing for ELA
Thursday: M-Step Testing for ELA
Friday: M-Step Testing for ELA
Week of April 24, 2017
Monday: Chapter Two Vocabulary, Ink Splash with Padlet about Cole's Life, Reader's Theater, Read Chapter 2 in Touching Spirit Bear for Tuesday.
Tuesday: Chapter 2 Discussion, Vocab Work Time, 11 Minute Essay, Flashbacks Focus, Read Chapter 3 for Wednesday
Wednesday: Library Visit, Circle Discussions on Chapter 3, Review of 11 Minute Essay
Thursday: Word Chain activity for Lesson Three, Read Chapter 4 in Touching Spirit Bear, Chapter 4 Vocab
Friday: Chapter 4-5-6 Vocabulary Work Time, Independent Reading - Reading Counts Book Test #1 due TODAY, Socratic Circle Conversations about Chapter 4.
Week of April 17, 2017
Monday: Lesson One Vocabulary, Redwood Article and Highlighted Reading In Class, Exit Ticket on Google Classroom
Tuesday: Redwoods Highlighting Lesson, Redwoods CCR
Wednesday: Realistic Fiction, Story Elements, Vocab #1 in Class Practice, Library Visit, Read "Touching Spirit Bear" pages 1-6
Thursday: Finish reading and discussing Chapter 1 in "Touching Spirit Bear", Ocean Interconnections: The Sea Community Video
Friday: Ocean Interconnections: The Sea Community Video and CCR
Week of April 10, 2017
Monday: Glory Road - Sports Article
Tuesday: Glory Road - Sports Article
Wednesday: Glory Road - Sports Article
Thursday: Field Trip
Friday: Touching Spirit Bear Introduction Webquest in small groups