*A DAILY LOG OF WHAT WENT ON (AND WHAT WAS ASSIGNED) IN THE ENGLISH 7 AND ADVANCED READING CLASSES:
(Missed worksheets are available in the classroom, and textbooks are available for check-out for missed textbook assignments.)
English 7: Today we got disclosure statements and went through the rules and expectations of the class, and we introduced ourselves to the class. Disclosure statements are to be taken home, read and signed, and returned by Friday to Mrs. Wood.
English 7: Today we became familiar with Mrs. Wood’s blog and the “Daily Assignment Tracker.” We also discussed the Qtr. 1 Independent Reading requirements and went over the Qtr. 1 Reader Response form (due Oct. 15) available on Mrs. Wood’s blog.
English 7: We went to the library today to hear Mrs. Hall, the librarian, give us a library orientation, and we were also able to check out a book.
English 7: Today we reviewed the grammar concept of capitalization, and we did Exercise 1 on p. 766 in the classroom textbook.
English 7: We corrected yesterday’s Exercise 1 and handed it in. Then we completed a Personal Questionnaire Packet, answering questions all about ourselves, and handed it in.
English 7: Today we talked about the 6 Traits of Good Writing. We discussed all the characteristics that make writing strong or weak, and we looked at some examples of writing, evaluating them for strengths and weaknesses.
English 7: We filled out an evaluation form as we evaluated several more pieces of writing for strengths and weaknesses in the 6 Traits of Good Writing.