September 10

Direction for the Week: September 11 – 15

We will have a busy week this week!

All of my language arts students will be MAP testing on Monday.  Students in Periods 3 & 4 who are not able to complete the test due to the 9/11 Ceremony will be allowed to finish working at a later date.

This week is also Homecoming / Spirit Week!  Go Wave!

  • Monday is “Red, White, & Blue Day”.
  • Tuesday is “Hat Day”.
  • Wednesday is “80’s Day” (for 7th grade).
  • Thursday is “Neon Yellow Day” (for 7th grade).
  • Friday is “Green & White Day”.

Students will be working on the following instructional activities this week.

Advanced Language Arts 7

  • Independent Reading
  • Essential question exploration:  What can cause a sudden change in someone’s life?
  • Guided reading: The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh
  • Response to text:  dialectical journals
  • Literary elements review:  plot, setting, antagonist, protagonist
  • Text-to-world connections:  Mythology examples in Pop Culture

Language Arts 7 (Periods 3 & 4)

  • Independent reading:  Boy by Roald Dahl
  • Genre preparation (fiction vs. non-fiction)
  • Guided reading:  Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
  • Response to text:  Fleshing Out a Character
  • Vocabulary practice
  • Literary elements review:  protagonist & antagonist


Posted September 10, 2017 by acolleygjhs in category Uncategorized

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I am a highly qualified, certified teacher in the state of Ohio, and have a Master's of Science in Education. I speak German fluently, and have been the recipient of several grants including the Greenville Foundations Grant, the Japanese Fulbright Memorial Fund Grant, and the Funds for Teachers Grant.

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