DAILY ASSIGNMENT TRACKER!

*A DAILY LOG OF WHAT WENT ON (AND WHAT WAS ASSIGNED) IN THE ENGLISH 7 CREATIVE WRITING, AND ADVANCED READING CLASSES:

(Missed worksheets are available in the classroom or under “Make-Up Assignment Archive” on this blog, and textbooks are available for check-out, if necessary,  for missed textbook assignments.)

4th Quarter

Mar. 20

English 7:  Reading in Okay for Now.

Adv. Reading: Daily Reading Points (DRP)!

Mar. 21

English 7: Finishing Ch. 2 in Okay For Now.

Adv. Reading: Reading in I Am the Cheese, and writing Response #4 in our Response Journals.

Mar. 22

English 7:  Do Lesson #12 of the “Monsters” Critical Reading Series set.

Adv. Reading:  Reading in I am the Cheese, and writing Response #5 in our Response Journals.

Mar. 23

English 7: Reading in Okay For Now, and writing in our study guides about how Doug personally relates to the paintings of the Red Throated Divers and the Arctic Tern.

Adv. Reading: Reading in I Am the Cheese, and writing Response #6 in our Response Journals.

Mar. 24

English 7: Reading in Okay For Now, and writing in our study guides about how Doug connects with the picture of the Large Billed Puffins.

Adv. Reading: DRP!

Mar. 27

English 7: Review what we read about on Friday. Read about Audubon’s “Art and Methods.” Learn about Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre.  Read in Okay For Now, and write in our study guides about some of the things that Doug is learning in all of his classes.

Adv. Reading: Read in I Am the Cheese, and write Response #7 in our study guides.

Mar. 28

English 7:  Read up to Ch. 5 in Okay For Now, and answer questions C, D, and F in our study guides, and write about how Doug connects with the picture of the Black-Backed Gull.

Adv. Reading:  Finish reading I Am the Cheese.

Mar. 29

English 7: Read up to 177 in Okay for Now, and answer question E. in the study guide.

Adv. Reading: Answer the questions for Response #8 in our Response Journals for I Am the Cheese, discuss the ending, and hand in the response journals. REMINDER: Your Book-of-Choice must be finished and returned to class TOMORROW!!!

Mar. 30

English 7: Review Argument-Essay-Writing. Write “Bigfoot” argument essay.

Adv. Reading: Book Forum activity with small groups, discussing your Book-of-Choice. Turn in the book, along with the Book Forum form.

Mar. 31

English 7:  Finish writing/ hand in the argument essay on Bigfoot.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

*************Have a nice Spring Break!!!!*****************

April 10

English 7:  Review the Informative Essay, and write an informative essay on Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

April 11

English 7:  Instructions/ review for online testing tomorrow/ numbers for computers in the computer lab.

Adv. Reading:  Start new novel, Murder on the Orient Express, in class. Discuss the detective mystery genre. Issue a copy of the novel to each student. Be up to Part 2 by Thursday next week!  *Your Genres Passport is due in 1 month!

April 12  (Late-Start Day)

English 7:  Online summative Writing Test (SAGE) in the lab.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

April 13

English 7: Online summative Writing Test (SAGE) in the lab.

Adv. Reading: DRP!

April 17

English 7:  Finish online summative Writing Test (SAGE) in the lab.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

April 18

English 7:  Reading in Okay For Now to p. 202, and write in study guide about how Doug connects with the pictures of the Yellow Shank and the Snowy Heron. *Your Qtr. 4 Reader Response Form is due in one month!

Adv. Reading: Using classroom chromebooks for Book Review assignment.  (Read examples of book reviews from link on Google Classroom and also from WriteSource 2000 textbook.) *Your 3 Reader Response Forms are due in one month!

April 19

English 7: Read in study guide about the Vietnam War, discuss PTSD, and then read in Okay for Now to Ch. 7.

Adv. Reading:  Finish / send Book Reviews to Mrs. Wood. Then DRP!

April 20

English 7: Reading in Okay for Now up to p. 252, and write in the study guide about how Doug relates to the picture of the Fork-Tailed Petrels.

Adv. Reading:  Discuss Part 1 of Murder on the Orient Express. Now everyone is to be up to Ch. 8 of Part 2 by next Thursday.

April 21

English 7: Reading in Okay for Now up to p. 281, read the poem “Ozymandias” by Percy Shelley, and write in the study guide about how Doug relates to the picture of the Brown Pelican.

Adv. Reading: DRP!

April 24

English 7: Reading in Okay for Now up to p. 302, and answer question #B in the study guide.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

April 25

English 7: Write about how Doug relates to the painting of the Great Eskimaw Curlew, and read up to p. 324 in Okay for Now.

Adv. Reading: “Inflated English” activity!

April 26

English 7:  Finish reading the novel Okay for Now, and answer the 3 essay questions on the back of the study guide, and hand the study guide in. Bring colored pencils or markers tomorrow!

Adv. Reading: DRP!

April 27

English 7:  Discuss the ending of the novel. Look at Bird slides again. Then look up the Audubon’s Birds of America site on the chromebooks, and complete the Google Classroom form assignment. If time, color a bird picture!

Adv. Reading:  Discuss the first 8 chapters of Part 2 of Murder on the Orient Express. Now everyone is to be finished with Part 2 by next Thursday.

April 28

English 7:  Vocabulary Lesson #21.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

May 1

English 7:  English 7 Portfolio assignment! (Include “If I Were in Charge of the World” poem.)

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

May 2

English 7:  English 7 Grammar Review Quiz.

Adv. Reading:  “Phobias!” worksheet activity

May 3

English 7: Correct and hand in English 7 Review Quiz. Review some testing vocabulary often found in testing.

Adv. Reading: DRP!

May 4

English 7: Reading Comprehension Review Test #1.

Adv. Reading:  Discuss the second half of Part 2 of Murder on the Orient Express. Now everyone is to be finished with the book by next Wednesday!

May 5

English 7:  Finish yesterday’s test.

Adv. Reading:  DRP!

May 8

English 7: Reading Comprehension Review Test #2.  Your Portfolio is due in one week!!!

Adv. Reading: DRP!

May 9

English 7:    Look at online Language Arts testing site. Discuss instructions for next week’s online testing.   Your Book Talk is due in one week!!!

Adv. Reading:  Book Talk assigned (due May 16).  Then DRP!

May 10

English 7:  SAGE Language Arts testing in the Lab!

Adv. Reading:  Discuss Part 3 of Murder on the Orient Express. Write the Final Essay on the Mysteries Brochure, and turn in both the brochure and the Orient Express book. Genres Passports due tomorrow!

May 11

English 7:  SAGE Language Arts testing in the Lab!  Your Qtr. 4 Reader Response Form and ALL Qtr. 4 make-up work is due by next Thursday!!! 

Adv. Reading:  Genres Passports turned in / ice cream party!  Begin watching the movie of Murder on the Orient Express. Your 3 Reader Response Forms are due next Thursday!!!

May 12

English 7:   “Monsters” Lesson.  Your Qtr. 4 Reader Response Form and ALL Qtr. 4 make-up work is due by next Thursday!!! 

Adv. Reading:  Watching Orient Express movie.

May 15

English 7:  English 7 Portfolio due today!!!  Going to the Library for a presentation from Mrs. Hall. Book Talks are tomorrow!  Reader Response form and all make-up work is due Thursday!

Adv. Reading:  Watching Orient Express movie.  Reader Response Forms are due Thursday!  Book Talks are tomorrow!

May 16

English 7:  Book Talks!

Adv. Reading:  Book Talks!

May 17

English 7: Book Talks!!!

Adv. Reading: Book Talks!!!

May 18

English 7: Book Talks!!  Your Reader Response Form and ALL make-up work is due!!!

Adv. Reading:   Book Talks!!!! Your 3 Reader Response Forms are due!!!

May 19–  (Lagoon Day Incentive Activity)

May 22

English 7:  Learn about American author Jack London, and begin White Fang film.

Adv. Reading:  Discuss “making a commitment to be a lifelong reader.” Learn about author Rudyard Kipling, and begin The Jungle Book film.

May 23

English 7:  White Fang.

Adv. Reading: Jungle Book.

May 24

English 7: White Fang.

Adv. Reading: Jungle Book.

May 25

English 7:  Checking out in English class and the Library.

Adv. Reading:  Checking out in Advanced Reading.

May 26—   (Yearbook signing!)

*****************HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, EVERYBODY!!!!!!!!********************

 

 

 

 

 

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