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7th Grade Language Arts (Period 0) Assignments

Debbie Myers
2022-2023 School Year
Language Arts
I will use this homework page on the SPMS website to post the weekly assignments.   Anyone can access this homework page as no login is needed like in Google Classroom. I will also use Google Classroom for our class, but not every assignment will be submitted in Google Classroom.

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Week #8: 9/26/2022- 9/30/2022

Week #8
Monday, September 26, 2022
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Thursday, September 29, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) Goals are Due Oct. 3
Friday, September 30, 2022

Past Assignments


Week #7: 9/19/22- 9/23/22

Week #7
Monday, September 19, 2022
1) Read: "Rogue Wave" pgs. 3-7 (top of pg. 7 at the break in the text)
2) Complete Guided Reading Questions for this section of the text
3) "Rogue Wave" Vocab Graphic Organizer
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
1) Review Vocab Unit #2 Parts A & B
2) Assign Vocab Part C.  All parts due on Friday 9/23
3) Continue reading "Rogue Wave" pgs. 7-10
4) Complete Guided Reading Questions for this section
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
1) Finish reading "Rogue Wave" pgs. 11-14.
2) Complete Guided Reading Questions for this section.
3) Assign Character Analysis Paragraph for AR Book.  Due Oct. 3
Thursday, September 22, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) Review Character Analysis Paragraph assignment from yesterday.
Friday, September 23, 2022
1) Vocab Unit #2 Activity Due
2) "Rogue Wave" Comprehension Questions


Week #6: 9/12/22- 9/16/22

Week #6
Reminder: Literature Test on Tuesday, September, 13, 2022
Monday, September 12, 2022
1) Review Pink Test Review Sheet.  This will be collected for credit tomorrow
Please copy down the sample CEE paragraph
3) Study for Literature Test tomorrow.  Literary Terms, "Rikki Tikki Tavi," Inference, and Main Idea.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
1) Literature Test. Illuminate Portal.  
2) Homework: AR Reading
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1) CEE Paragraph.  We write an example together.
2) Homework: Write your own CEE paragraph on a character that we have not already written a sample for. Your paragraph is due Friday, September 16, 2022.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
1) AR Reading
Friday, September 16, 2022
1) Collect CEE paragraph
2) Vocab Unit #2 words and definitions introduced
3) Vocab Unit #2 Note Cards. Due Tuesday.


Week #5: 9/5/22- 9/9/22

Week #5
Literature Test-- Tuesday, September 13 (moved from Friday, September 9)
Monday, September 5, 2022 -- Holiday/No School
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
1) Turn in  Plot Chart. 
2) Homework: "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" Guided Reading Assignment in Google Classroom.  Due Thursday 9/8/22 at 6PM
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Discuss in class.  If not finished in class, due tomorrow.
2) Reminder: Rikki Assignment in Google Classroom due tomorrow at 6PM.
Thursday, September 8, 2022
1) AR Reading
Friday, September 9, 2022
2) C.E.E. Notes


Week #4: 8/29/22- 9/2/22

Week #4
Reminder: Minimum Day Friday, Sept. 2 and Holiday (no school) Monday, Sept. 5
Vocab Unit #1 Test-- Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Monday, August 29, 2022
1) Correct and collect Vocab Unit #1 Activity (Parts A, B, & C)
2) Continue reading "Rikki-Tikki- Tavi" (pgs. 1-6)
3) Plot Chart: Complete the Basic Situation (all parts).  Jot down the important story events on the back of the paper.  This will help us later. 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022-- Guest Teacher
1) Classwork: Play the Kahoot! Review posted in Google Classroom.  You may only play this twice because there is a limit to how many times it can be played by the entire class.
2) Homework: Vocab Unit #1 Puzzle.  Complete both sides.  Due tomorrow.
3) Re-read the pages of "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" that we have read together in class. (pgs. 1-6)  Double check your notes. Make sure you have completed Plot Chart homework from Monday (Basic Situation and Events)
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
1) Collect Vocab Unit #1 Puzzle
2) Vocab Unit #1 Test.  You have this class period to complete the test.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) Take AR tests and check out books as needed
Friday, September 2, 2022
1) Work on Plot Chart.  Due Monday.
2) Begin working on "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" Guided Questions.  (Vocab Section)


Week #3: 8/22/22- 8/26/22

Week #3
Reminder: You should be reading your AR book at least 20 minutes a day.  
Monday, August 22, 2022
1) Classroom Charter Day #1: Work at your table groups to discuss how you want to feel while in this class.  What do we do as a class to make that happen? Classroom Charter Slides
2) Check Reading Logs. You need to have your book information written in your reading log, and your book needs to be on your desk.
3) Writing Benchmark. In class.  One or more well-written paragraphs that address(es) the prompt.
4) Homework: AR Reading
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
1) Writing Benchmark (n class)
2) Vocabulary Activity
3) Homework: Vocabulary Activity (discuss in class)
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
1) Literature Notes. Copy down the definitions and examples from the slides. Finish for homework if you don't complete in class. Literature Notes Slides:
2) Homework: Vocabulary Activity (discuss in class)
Thursday, August 25, 2022
1) AR Reading in class. The class periods on Thursdays are 36 minutes.  You will have the class period to read, take AR tests, and go to the library if needed.
2) Reminder: Literature Notes are due tomorrow.
Friday, August 26, 2022
1) Begin reading "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling. You will receive a printed copy of the story as it is not in your textbook.  Here is a link to the pdf of the story incase you misplace your copy.  "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" story


Week #2: 8/15/22- 8/19/22

Week #2
Rotating Schedule Begins
Monday, August 15, 2022
1) STAR Reading Test.  This reading inventory will be completed in class only.
2) Set AR Goals for those who already took the STAR test.  I will sit down with each student and review the AR goal. AR goals are due Thursday, Oct. 6.
3) Silent Interview. Select a partner to work with.  Day 1: Use a piece of notebook paper to record your questions and answers. Remember, no talking! Silent Interview Slides;
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
1) Finish setting  AR goals. 
2) Mini Poster.  Create a mini poster for your silent interview questions and answers.  See the sample on the slide.  You will create the minim poster about the person you interviewed.  You will introduce the person to the class on Friday. Silent Interview Slides:
3) Homework: Mini Poster due Friday 8/19/22
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 -- Guest Teacher
1) Guest Teacher- Please be kind and respectful to our Guest Teacher today.  I will be in an all day data meeting on campus.
2) Vocabulary Unit #1 Note Cards.  Create note cards for the unit #1 words and definitions.  Write the entire definition for each vocabulary word. You may begin working on the Vocabulary Activity if you have time, but it is not yet assigned.
3) Homework: Vocabulary Unit #1 Note Cards due Friday 8/19/22
4) Reminder: Silent Interview Mini Poster due Friday 8/19/22. (This is due Friday instead of Thursday since we will be in the library all period on Thursday)
Thursday, August 18, 2022 Late Start-- Class starts at 7:40AM on Thursdays 
1) Library orientation.  Bring your ID card and reading log.  You will check out AR books. 
Friday, August 19, 2022
1) Silent Interview Mini Poster due today.  You will show your mini poster and introduce the classmate to the class.
2) Vocabulary Note Cards due today.  Play the note card game in class. 
3) Homework: AR reading


Week #1: 8/8/22- 8/12/22

Welcome back to school!
Monday, August 8, 2022-- Minimum Day
1) Welcome to school!
2) Take roll
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
1) Class letter.  Please read the letter with your parent or guardian and have them fill out the signature slip. Due Friday.
2) "I am" poem 
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
1) Panther Book.  Due Friday.
2) Check "I Am" poem.  Poem will be collected on Friday with the Panther Book.
Thursday, August 11, 2022-- Back to School Night
1) Benchmark #1. Benchmarks are used to assess student skills and place them in the appropriate classes.
Friday, August 12, 2022
1) Panther Book is due