English Language Arts, 7th/8th Honors
Sunnyvale Middle School
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This Week in ClassWeek of: November 13-17, 2017WORKSHOP/TUTOR TIMES: Tuesday (workshops) & Thursday (make-up assessments) 3:15-3:45pmREADY WRITING/6TH, 7TH & 8TH GRADES: Thursday practicesParents,Please sign up for ELA Reminder 101: Text 810108th Grade Honors: @e3c47a7th Grade Honors: @728d68Thank you.Ms. Angela Henderson“The single factor most strongly associated with reading achievement--more than socioeconomic status or any instructional approach--is the amount of time spent in reading independently.”Student Writing Published:
I'm thrilled to publish selected student poems on my professional website throughout the year:www.kidsbookfriends.com and Facebook Page: Kidsbook Friends.What are we learning this week?8th GRADE HONORS: SPEECHES/PERSUASIVETEKS FOR COMPLETING UNIT 2 NONFICTION THIS WEEK: 8.14A-E, 8.16A.Personal Narrative Writing- Dead Word EssayComplex Sentences-Packet due Thursday- TEST FRIDAY.Speeches: Introduction to RhetoricPersuasive Essays- Select topic to research over break.7th GRADE HONORS: NONFICTION
UNIT: DRAMA & FICTION
Final Draft of Personal Narrative Essay- Monday
Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences- TEST Wednesday. Use graded packet to study
Introduction to A Christmas Carol (Drama)On-Going Learning Resources . . . what websites, videos, materials will be helpful?8th:7th:https://quizlet.com/237413327/
7th-grade-honors-nonfiction- vocabulary-terms-flash-cards/? new
Poetry Vocab Terms:http://literary-devices.com/Poetry Practice Quiz: http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz2112861831558.htmlPoems: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43812/a-red-red-roseExpository Writing: http://www.sanantoniowritingproject.org/ExpositoryWkshp/LA_7thGrade_Writing_on_the_STAAR.pdfAll ELA Classes:Compound Sentences- http://www2.ivcc.edu/rambo/eng1001/sentences.htmComplex Sentences- Subordinating Conjunction Song: https://youtu.be/Y1m1b3HVM18What assignments are due this week?What are the upcoming assignments, projects, tests, etc. for which students should plan?
Please Check Calendar BELOW for Due Dates: 7th Grade Assignments will be in GREEN & 8th Grade Assignments will be in BLUE.