Language Arts Homework

Week of 8/21-8/25

posted by Jackie Klein   [ updated ]

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


Week of 5/8-5/12/17

posted May 8, 2017, 7:40 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: Spelling Final Study Guide due Wednesday, 5/10-Final on Friday, 5/12, Holocaust Book Projects due Tuesday, 5/17
5/8: Finish reading books and work on projects
5/9: Work on holocaust projects
5/10: Turn in final study guide, work on projects
5/12: Spelling Final-work on holocaust projects

8th Grade: Spelling Final Study Guide due Thursday, 5/11-Final on Friday, 5/12-Time Capsule Projects due Tuesday, 5/17
5/8: Work on projects
5/9: Project work time
5/11: Turn in final study guide, work on projects
5/12: Spelling Final, work on projects, practice presenting. 

Week of 5/1-5/5

posted May 1, 2017, 7:53 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated May 1, 2017, 10:38 AM ]

7th Grade: 
5/1: Choose Holocaust books for Genre Study and begin reading
5/2: Read Holocaust book
5/3: Continue Reading Holocaust books, begin planning projects-Get spelling final review word search-due Wednesday, 5/10!
5/5: Reading Holocaust books and begin working on projects

8th Grade: 
5/1: Finish Poetry Anthology
5/2: Time Capsule Intro and work time
5/4: Work on time capsule-Get spelling final review word search-due Thursday, 5/11!
5/5: Work on time capsule

Week of 4/24-4/28

posted Apr 24, 2017, 1:18 PM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/24: CMAS testing
4/25: Last CMAS test-Read Act III of Cyrano de Bergerac
4/26: Finish reading Act III of Cyrano and watch the performance
4/28: Finish watching Act III and compare that to the written play

8th Grade: Poetry Anthologies due Monday, 5/1
4/24: CMAS testing
4/25:  Last CMAS test: work on poetry anthologies
4/27: Work on poetry anthologies
4/28: Finish Poetry Anthologies

Week of 4/17-4/21

posted Apr 18, 2017, 9:42 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/17: Finish reading act II of Cyrano de Bergerac-library time
4/18: Watch Act II of Cyrano and compare to the written play
4/19: PARCC Testing
4/21: PARCC Testing

8th Grade: 
4/17: Work on poetry anthology: library time
4/18: Work on poetry anthology
4/20: PARCC testing
4/21: PARCC testing

Week of 4/10-4/13-No School 4/14

posted Apr 10, 2017, 8:56 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/10: PARCC practice test and library time
4/11: Continue reading Cyrano de Bergerac: Act I
4/12: Testing overview "Who sets the purpose" Complete reading Act I and Start Act II of Cyrano de Bergerac
8th Grade: 
4/10: PARCC practice test and library time
4/11: Continue working on poetry anthology
4/13:  Testing overview: "Who sets the purpose", work on poetry anthology

Week of 4/3-4/7

posted Apr 3, 2017, 10:44 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 15-due Friday, 4/7

7th Grade: 
4/3: Finalize Plant Feastival presentations and practice
4/4: Spelling Packet overview and work time
4/5: Cyrano de Bergerac: research musketeers and finish reading Act I
4/7: Spelling Test and Vocabulary Review

8th Grade: 
4/3: Listen to 7th grade Plant Feastival presentations and give feedback
4/4: Spelling Packet overview and work time
4/6: Poetry Anthology overview and work time
4/7: Spelling Test and Poetry anthology work-time. 

Week of 3/27-31

posted Mar 27, 2017, 7:43 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
3/27: Finish typing rough drafts for Plant Feastival and begin editing
3/28: Edit Paragraphs
3/29: Finalize paragraphs and edit recipes
3/31: Finish recipes and paragraphs

8th Grade: 
3/27: Root Words:
    phobos, Greek:fear

             phobia, claustrophobia

        plenus, Latin: full

              plenty, plenary

        postium, Latin: placed

               position, opposite

3/28: Finish Poetry analysis from last week
3/30: Analyzing theme in poetry
3/31: Continue finding themes in poems

Week of 3/20-3/24

posted Mar 22, 2017, 1:26 PM by Jackie Klein

Homework in both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 14-due Friday, 3/24
7th Grade: 
3/20: Spelling packet overview and library
3/21: Finish Cyrano vocabulary activities
3/22: Plant Feastival-day 1, research
3/24: Spelling Test and plant feastival research

8th Grade: 
3/20: Spelling packet overview and library
3/21: How to annotate a poem
3/23: Poetry annotation
3/24: Spelling Test and Poetry annotation


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