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7th Grade Language Arts (Period 0) Assignments

Instructor
Debbie Myers
Term
2022-2023 School Year
Department
Language Arts
Description
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.

Assignment Calendar

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Due:

Week #22

Week #22
 
***Please check Google Classroom for this week's assignments. The assignments will be listed in the stream***

Past Assignments

Due:

Week #21: 1/16/23- 1/20/23

Week #21
 
Quiz: "Remarks at the Dedication..." Tuesday 1/17/23
 
Vocab 4 Test Monday 1/23/23
 
Monday, January 16, 2023-- MLK Jr. Holiday/No School
 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
1) Illuminate Quiz: "Remarks at the Dedication..." by JFK
2) Close Reader: "Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost?" pgs. 63-66. Complete ALL tasks and vocab. Due Thursday 1/19/23
3) Pass back Vocab Unit 4 Activity.  Vocab 4 Test Monday 1/23/23.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
1) Work on Close Reader pgs. 63-68
2) Vocab Unit #4 Puzzle
 
 
Thursday, January 19, 2023
1) Close Reader pgs. 63-66 Due
2) AR Reading
 
Friday, January 20, 2023
1) 1) Read: Collections Textbook: "Why Exploring the Ocean in Mankind's Next Giant Leap" pgs. 193-196
2) Complete Google Classroom Assignment.  Due Friday.
3) Review for Vocab 4 Test

Due:

Week #20: 1/9/23- 1/13/23

Week #20
 
Monday, January 9, 2023
1) Review Performance Assessment Booklet pgs. 4-8 (Columbus Day Argument).  Collect Discuss and Decide questions on pgs. 5 & 7.  Complete the chart on pg. 8.
2) Vocab Unit #4 Parts A, B, C, & D due tomorrow.  (15 minutes in class to finish up)
 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
1) Correct and collect Vocab Unit #4 Parts A, B, C, & D
2) Collections Textbook: Read pgs. 185-188. "Remarks on the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center."
3) Complete the assignment in Google Classroom.  Due Friday 1/13/23
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
1) Continue working with "Remarks on the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center." pgs. 185-188.
2) Complete pg. 190 #1-3, and #6. Make sure you know the four vocabulary words in the text (metabolism, impairment, impetus, and tedious). Due Friday 1/13/23.
3) Quiz on "Remarks on the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center" Tuesday 1/17/23
 
Thursday, January 12, 2023
1) AR Reading. Read, visit the library, and take AR tests.
2) "Remarks on the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center" Assignment in Google Classroom is due tomorrow at 6pm.
 
Friday, January 13, 2023
1) Complete pg. 190 #1-3, and #6. Make sure you know the four vocabulary words in the text (metabolism, impairment, impetus, and tedious). Due Tuesday 1/17/23.
2) Work on pg. 190 #1-3, and #6

Due:

Week #19: 1/4/23- 1/6/23

Week #19
 
Happy New Year!
 
Monday, January 2, 2023 -- Winter Break
 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 -- Winter Break
 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
1) Welcome back and new seating chart
2) Introduce Vocab Unit #4 words
3) Unit #4 Note Cards due Friday 1/6/23
4) AR Reading/Library
 
Thursday, January 5, 2023
1) Vocab Unit #4 Parts A, B, & C due Tuesday 1/10/23
2) Finish note cards. Due tomorrow.
3) AR Reading/Library
 
Friday, January 6, 2023
1) Check Note Cards
2) Vocab Unit #4 Parts A, B, & C due Tuesday 1/10/23
3) Performance Assessment Booklet pgs.4-7-- Complete the "Discuss and Decide" Questions on pgs. 5 & 7.  Use notebook paper
 
 

Due:

Week #18: 12/12/22- 12/15/22

Week #18-- The last week of the Fall Semester
 
Winter Break: December 16, 2022- January 3, 2023
 
Monday, December 12, 2022
1) A Single Shard Body Art Project
 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
1) A Single Shard Body Art Project
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
1) A Single Shard Body Art Project
 
Thursday, December 15, 2022-- Late Start and Minimum Day
1) Review Grades
 
Friday, December 16, 2022 -- Winter Break
Winter Break: December 16, 2022- January 3, 2023
Return to school on Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Due:

Week #17: 12/5/22-12/9/22

Week #17
 
A Single Shard Final Test-- Tuesday, December 6
AR Goals Due-- Wednesday, December 7
 
Monday, December 5, 2022
1) Review for Final Test tomorrow
2) Work on About the Author paragraph and Book Review Paragraph. These paragraphs are due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9/22
 
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
1) A Single Shard Final Test-- Use Illuminate Quick Test App.
2) Work on About the Author paragraph and Book Review Paragraph. These paragraphs are due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9/22
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
1) AR Goals Due
2) Select groups for the Body Art Project that we will be working on next week
 
Thursday, December 8, 2022  -- Guest Teacher
1) Writing Assessment-- In Google Classroom there is an assignment to work on in class today and tomorrow.  You will write a Fictional Narrative. Please read all directions and look at the rubric that is attached. You can work on this at home as well.  It is due Monday 12/12 at 6pm.
 
Friday, December 9, 2022
1) Writing Assessment-- Complete the writing task from yesterday.  The document is due on Monday 12/12 at 6pm.
 
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Week #18
 
Monday, December 12, 2022
1) Work on Body Art Project-- Group. Make sure that each group member participates in this activity. Project is due at the end of class on Wednesday 12/14.
2) Fictional Narrative Essay due in Google Classroom at 6pm. 
 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
1) Work on Body Art Project-- Group. Make sure that each group member participates in this activity. Project is due at the end of class on Wednesday 12/14.
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
1) Work on Body Art Project-- Group. Make sure that each group member participates in this activity. 
2) Body Art Project is due at the end of class TODAY!
 
Thursday, December 15, 2022  Minimum Day
 
 
Friday, December 16, 2022 -- Winter Break!  Return to school on Wednesday, January 4, 2023
 

Due:

Week #16: 11/29/22- 12/2/22

Week #16
 
Reminder: AR Goals are due next week on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.  The Library will be closed next week (12/5-12/9) for the Book Fair.
 
Monday, November 28, 2022
1) Benchmark #2: This is a two day in class assessment.  You will use Illuminate Quick Test for this assessment.
2) Read: A Single Shard Ch. 10
 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
1) Finish up A Single Shard Ch. 8-10 Activities.  Due tomorrow. 
2) Due to Benchmark #2 and STAR Test this week, we will skip the Ch. 8-10 quiz.  There will be a final exam on A Single Shard on Tuesday, December 6.
3) Read  A Single Shard Ch. 11
 
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
1) Read A Single Shard Ch. 12 & 13 (Finish the book)
2) Add "About the Author" to the book cover. Due Friday 12/9/22
3) Add "Book Review" to the book cover. Due Friday 12/9/22
 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
1) STAR Reading Test
 
Friday, December 2, 2022
1) 1) Benchmark #2: Finish up the benchmark from yesterday. You will use Illuminate Quick Test for this assessment.

Due:

Week #15: 11/14/22- 11/18/22

Week #15
 
Color Run: Tuesday, November 15-- Class start at 7:36 AM on Tuesday
 
A Single Shard Ch. 5-7 Quiz-- Thursday, November 18
 
Thanksgiving Break!
November 20-26
 
Monday, November 14, 2022
1) Review: A Single Shard Ch. 5
2) Read: A Single Shard Ch. 6 and complete Activity #4 (Questions #1-3)
 
 
 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022-- Class starts at 7:36 AM due to Color Run
1) Read A Single Shard Ch. 7 and complete Activity #5 (Questions #1-3)
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
1) Complete Activity #6 A Single Shard Ch. 5-7
2) Review for Quiz tomorrow
 
Thursday, November 17, 2022
1) Collect A Single Shard Ch. 5-7 Activities (Yellow Packet)
2) A Single Shard Quiz Ch. 5-7
3) Read A Single Shard Ch. 8  and complete Activity #2 (On your own)
 
Friday, November 18, 2022
1) Novel Cover and Map due (From Ch. 1-4 Activities)
2) Read A Single Shard Ch. 9 and complete Activity #3
 
Thanksgiving Break!
November 20-26

Due:

Week #14: 11/7/22- 11/11/22

Week #14
 
A Single Shard Ch. 1-4 Quiz Thursday 11/10/22
A Single Shard Ch. 1-4 Activities #1-9 (purple packet) due Thursday 11/10/22
 
Color Run has be reschedule to Tuesday 11/15/22 due to rain forecast
 
Friday 11/11/22 is Veterans' Day Holiday-- No School
 
Monday, November 7, 2022
1) Read: A Single Shard Ch. 4
2) Work on Activities #1-9
3) For the Novel Cover Activity #5, just complete the front cover for now.
 
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
1) Listening Activity: Complete Activity #7 on Celadon Pottery
2) Continue working on Activities #1-9
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
1) Complete Activity #9-- Writing Task. Please consider all parts of the task and do your best work.
2) Read A Single Shard Ch. 5
 
Thursday, November 10, 2022
1) A Single Shard Ch. 1-4 Quiz
2) Collect A Single Shard Ch. 1-4 Packet (Activities #1-9)
 
Friday, November 11, 2022-- Veterans' Day Holiday-- No School

Due:

Week #13: 10/31/22- 11/4/22

Week #13
A Single Shard Activities are posted in Google Classroom
 
Monday, October 31, 2022-- Assembly Schedule-- Zero Period starts at 7:26AM (today only!)
1) Review Author Information: Linda Sue Park (see Google Classroom) Activity #1
2) Activity #2-- Vocabulary Slides due at the end of Ch. 4 on the day we take the quiz for Ch. 1-4 (TBD) (see Google Classroom)
 
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
1) A Single Shard Read Ch. 1 and complete Activity #3
2) Continue working on Vocabulary Slides
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
1) A Single Shard Read Ch. 2 and complete Activity #4
2) Continue working on Vocabulary Slides
 
Thursday, November 3, 2022
1) AR Reading 
 
Friday, November 4, 2022
1) Novel Cover: Activity #5
2) A Single Shard Read Ch. 1 and complete Activity #6
3) Continue working on Vocabulary Slides

Due:

Week #12: 10/24/22- 10/28/22

Week #12
Collection #1 Test Tuesday 10/25/22
Vocab 3 Test Friday 10/28/22
 
Monday, October 24, 2022
1) Grammar pgs. 86 & 89 due
2) Review for Collection #1 Test
3) Go to the library to check out A Single Shard
4) Vocab 3 Activity Due tomorrow
4) "The Flight of Icharus" Comic due Wed 10/26
 
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
1) Collection #1 Test
2) Vocab 3 Activity Due today
3) "The Flight of Icharus" Comic due tomorrow
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
1) "The Flight of Icharus" Comic due today
2) Begin A Single Shard. Complete Activity #1: About the Author
3) Vocab 3 Puzzle. Due Friday
 
Thursday, October 27, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) AR Book and Reading Log Check
 
Friday, October 28, 2022
1) Vocab 8 Test
2) Vocab 3 Puzzle due today

Due:

Week #11: 10/17/22- 10/21/22

Week #11
 
Monday, October 17, 2022
1)Comparing Texts: Read: "Ship of Fools" pgs. 24- 26; Complete questions #1-3 on pg. 27.  Add these questions to Friday's homework.
2) Vocab 3 Activity Parts A & B.  Entire assignment due Tuesday 10/25.
 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
1) Grammar pgs. 163, 164, 165, & 166 Due Thursday
2) Work on Vocab Parts A, B, C, & E.  You do not need to do part D (writing). 
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
1) Grammar pgs. 167-168 Due Thursday
2) Read: "The Flight of Icharus" pgs. 31-34
3) Questions: pg. 36 #3, 4, 6
 
Thursday, October, 20, 2022
1) AR Reading
2) Collect Grammar packet
 
Friday, October 22, 2022
1) "Flight of Icharus" Activity (Comic Book) Due Wed.
2) Grammar pgs. 86 & 89 (white paper) 

Due:

Week #10: 10/10/22- 10/14/22

Week #10
 
Begin Quarter #2
New AR Goals are set.  AR Goals are due December, 7, 2022
 
Monday, October 10, 2022
1) Review "Big Things Come in Small Packages" short story in the Close Reader. Go over answers on each page and discuss the story.
2) Homework: Question posted in Google Classroom. Due tomorrow @ 6pm.
3) Record new AR Goals
 
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
1) Group Plot Chart for "Big Things Come in Small Packages"
2) Vocab 3 Words introduced.  Note Cards due Friday. Vocab Unit https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L_7h78OZxFadnaSmsvuPQumkhvPpR-tu/view?usp=sharing
 
3) Quiz tomorrow. "Big Things Come in Small Packages." 15 questions on Google Forms
4) Quizizz Review Link in Google Classroom
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
1) "Big Things Come in Small Packages" Quiz
 
(New Slide Deck)
 
 
 
4) Work on Vocab Note Cards.  Due Friday.
 
Thursday, October 13, 2022
1) AR Reading
 
Friday, October 14, 2022
1) Vocab 3 Notes Cards due
2) Grammar: Types of Sentences
3) Comparing Issues (Textbook)

Due:

Week #9: 10/3/22- 10/7/22

Week #9
 
End of the quarter!
7th Grade Science Camp this week-- students will join the 7th grade rotation of classes (no zero period except Monday)
 
Monday, October 3, 2022 -- Last day of the quarter for this class
1) AR Reading
2) AR Goals due today
3) Set Quarter #2 AR Goals
 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
No Class
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
No Class
 
Thursday, October 6, 2022
No Class
 
Friday, October 7, 2022
No Class

Due:

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

Due:

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

Due:

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.

Due:

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
 

Due:

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. 
Reminder: 
 
 
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)

Due:

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 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1MdmRcFoDJ1-hM8DRMABbqr0ZpIJODjsogDNEv6AQ2eg/edit?usp=sharing
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: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RP0SHEAFCOoaCVzmrMtu-Qwd5pXSB3QeGfsLlLqtDbg/edit?usp=sharing
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 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f3YreD89oykiyijYnEeaQ9Gbll4n-Jwu/view?usp=sharing
 

Due:

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; https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1dBr3XUuD9Up5xMLjBa9KxlvlTLm3qVRCmWL8eekou7E/edit?usp=sharing
4) NO HOMEWORK!
 
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: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1dBr3XUuD9Up5xMLjBa9KxlvlTLm3qVRCmWL8eekou7E/edit?usp=sharing
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
 

Due:

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