Language Arts Homework

Week of 10/16-10/20

posted by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling test and Packet, Lesson 4, due Friday, 10/20

7th Grade: 
10/16: Spelling Packet overview and library time
10/17:  Call of the Wild projects, research time
10/18:  Call of the Wild projects, finish research begin outlines
10/20: Spelling Test, finish outlines and begin rough drafts

8th Grade:
10/16: Spelling Packet overview and library time
10/18: Animal Farm-read chapters 1-2 and work on vocabulary: Vocabulary due Thursday, 10/19
10/19: Animal Farm-read chapters 3-5 and work on vocabulary: Vocabulary due Monday, 10/23
10/20: Spelling Test, Finish vocabulary for chapters 3-5

Week of 10/9-10/13

posted Oct 6, 2017, 10:34 AM by Jackie Klein

Reminder: There is no school on Thursday or Friday, 10/12 and 10/13.  Enjoy your long weekend!

7th Grade: 
10/9: How to determine if a website is a valid resource and book fair preview
10/10: No class today, due to 8th grade field trip
10/11: Finish evaluating websites.  Call of the Wild Research project intro

8th Grade: 
10/9: Animal Farm-Chapter 1-Book Fair Preview
10/10: Missle Silo field-trip
10/11: No Class-Math and Science Block Day

Week of 10/2-10/6

posted Oct 2, 2017, 9:48 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
10/2: Paragraph Editing and library time
10/3: Call of the Wild: Chapter 6
10/4: Call of the Wild:  Chapter 7
10/5: Determining reliable internet sources

8th Grade:
10/2: Paragraph editing and library time
10/3:  Research on Russian Revolution
10/4: Finish Research on Russian Revolution
10/5:  Animal Farm, Chapters 1-2


Week of 9/25-9/29/17

posted Sep 25, 2017, 6:35 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Sep 25, 2017, 9:48 AM ]

Homework for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test, Lesson 3, due Friday 9/29
Digital Copies of the Spelling Packet are posted on the "about" tab of each spelling group on Google classroom

7th Grade:
9/25: Spelling Packet Overview and Library Time
9/26: Call of the Wild: Chapter 5
9/27: Field Trip to Loveland Public Library
9/29: Spelling Test and Chapter 6 of Call of the Wild

8th Grade:
9/25: Spelling Packet Overview and Library Time
9/26:  Finish Political Cartoon Analysis
9/28: Field Trip to Loveland Public Library
9/29: Spelling Test and begin research about the Russian Revolution

Week of 9/18-9/22

posted Sep 18, 2017, 7:05 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Field trip permission slips are due Friday 9/22

7th Grade: 
9/18: Paragraph Editing and library time
9/19: Call of the Wild:  Read Chapter 2
9/20: Call of the Wild: Read Chapters 3 &4
9/22: Call of the Wild: Finish reading and finish vocabulary notes

8th Grade: 
9/18: Paragraph Editing and library time
9/19: Memoir-writing and editing conferences
9/21: Memoir-writing and editing conferences
9/22: Memoir-writing and editing conferences: Final Copy of memoir due today!

Week of 9/11-9/15

posted Sep 11, 2017, 7:04 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Sep 13, 2017, 7:41 AM ]

Homework for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 2-due Friday, 9/15!  A digital copy of the packets will be uploaded onto the "about" tab of the spelling group on Google classroom

7th Grade:
9/11: Spelling Packet Overview and library time
9/12: Work on Spelling Packets
9/13: Call of the Wild, get reading partners and read chapters 1-2, fill in vocab notes.  These can all be found on our Google Classroom page
9/15: Take spelling test, begin reading chapter 3

8th Grade: 
9/11: Spelling Packet Overview and library time
9/12: Continue working on memoir rough draft
9/14: Begin peer editing and writing conferences for memoir
9/15: Take spelling test and continue writing conferences

Week of 9/6-9/8

posted Sep 6, 2017, 8:16 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
9/6: Background research for Call of the Wild
9/8: Begin reading Call of the Wild in Reading Partners. 

8th Grade: 
9/7: Memoir introduction and drafting and writing time
9/8: Continue working on memoir

Important documents will be available on the Google Classroom page as well

Week of 8/28-9/1

posted Aug 28, 2017, 9:21 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Test and Packet-Lesson 1-due Friday 9/1

7th Grade: 
8/28: Spelling Packet overview, library time
8/29: Finish "Charles" Story map 
8/30: Begin writing extended response to "Charles" due Wednesday, 9/6
9/1: Spelling Test-Lesson 1, continue writing assignment

8th Grade: 
8/28: Take spelling pre-assessment, Library time
8/29: Go over spelling packet, work-time
8/31: Analyzing memoirs, My life so far, due Friday 9/1
9/1: Spelling Test-Lesson 1: finish memoir analysis

Week of 8/21-8/25

posted Aug 22, 2017, 7:47 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 7:48 AM ]

7th Grade: 
8/21: Begin paragraph editing; library preview and checkout HW: Bring Headphones for iReady testing on Wednesday
8/22: Root word notes HW: Bring Headphones for iReady testing on Wednesday
        ab, Latin: away from, (abnormal, absent)

ad, Latin: to, forward, (advocate, advance)

        amo, Latin: love, (amiable, amorous)

8/23: iReady testing and complete root words:  HW: Bring Headphones for iReady testing on Thursday
8/25: Spelling pre-assessment and begin reading the short story "Charles"

8th Grade:
8/21: Begin paragraph editing: library preview and book checkout. HW: Bring Headphones for iReady testing on Wednesday
8/22: Root Word Notes HW: Bring Headphones for iReady testing on Wednesday
      aequus, Latin: equal, (equal, equation)

     ago, acta, Latin: do, things done, (agent, enact, transact)

anthropos, Greek: man, human being (anthropology, misanthrope)

8/24: iReady testing and "Who we are" writing prompt

8/25: Spelling pre-assessment and memoir introduction


Week of 8/15-8/18

posted Aug 14, 2017, 8:44 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Aug 14, 2017, 8:53 AM ]

7th Grade:
8/15: Middle School Handbook Overview: HW: Parent signature due to advisory teacher on Friday 8/18!
8/16: Language Arts Policy and Procedures Overview: HW: Language Arts Syllable signature due Friday, 8/18, bring headphones to class on 8/17 and 18
8/17: iReady testing and pre-testing:HW: Language Arts Syllable signature due Friday, 8/18, bring headphones to class on 8/17 and 18
8/18: iReady testing and pre-testing: HW: None

8th Grade:  
8/15: Middle School Handbook Overview: HW: Parent signature due to advisory teacher on Friday 8/18!
8/16: Language Arts Policy and Procedures Overview: HW: Language Arts Syllable signature due Friday, 8/18, bring headphones to class on 8/17 and 18
8/17: iReady testing and pre-testing:HW: Language Arts Syllable signature due Friday, 8/18, bring headphones to class on 8/17 and 18
8/18: iReady testing and pre-testing: HW: None


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