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Language Arts 7

Instructor
Mrs. Leibfried
Department
Lang Arts

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Week of December 10-14

Monday - Discussion of proper dialogue rules (also in packet and on Edlio on powerpoint).  Continue working on Personal Narrative in class
 
Tuesday - Interim CAASPP testing all day in Lab 606
 
Wednesday - If Tuesday was not complete, interim CAASPP testing
 
Thursday - In Class Personal Narrative work - HRC #2 Due
 
Friday - Same as Thurs without the HRC
 
REMEMBER: Personal Narrative is due DECEMBER 19 FOR 100 POINTS!!!!

December 6, 7 and other Deadlines

December 6 - HRC 1 Due
December 7 - Begin writing with chrome books the two page Personal Narrative using packet as a resource
This essay is due December 19 for 100 points - 
 
Extra Credit is available for Read In - December 21
 
More info coming on the above dates

Schedule and Homework for Week of Nov 5 - 9 and 12-16

Monday Nov 5 - Grades update; Response Journals; catch up
 
Tuesday Nov 6 - Finish Chapters 5 and 6 in Call
Homework Complete and type Chapters 4 and 5 - Quest. 10-14
 
Wednesday Nov 7 - Answers due to above questions - Class time will be given to work on your Response Journal  HW - get HRC Signed
 
Thursday Nov 8 - HRC Due - Continue chapters 6 and 7 - IN CLASS READING LOG DUE
 
Friday - Finish Book - Work on Final Questions RESPONSE JOURNAL 1 DUE END OF TRIMESTER 1
 
****Monday NO SCHOOL VETERANS DAY
 
Tuesday - Wednesday - Watch movie "Call of the Wild"
 
Thursday Nov 15 - FINAL EXAM CALL OF THE WILD - USE YOUR COMPLETED PACKET AS A STUDY GUIDE
 
FRIDAY NOV 16 - MINIMUM DAY - 12;20 DISMISSAL  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  SEE YOU BACK MONDAY NOV 26 FOR TRIMESTER 2
 

Schedule and Homework for Week of Oct 29-Nov 2

Monday 10/29 - Disaster Drill Schedule - Begin Chapter 3 In Call
 
Tuesday 10/30 - Finish Chapter 3 - HW Begin Questions 1-7 on Study Guide - Chapters 1-3
 
Wednesday 10/31 - Happy Halloween! Questions 1-7 due printed from Office 365 HW - Get HRC signed
 
Thursday - 11/1 - Begin Chapters 4-5 - HW Complete First Read Chapters 4-5
HRC DUE
 
Friday 11/2 - Work on Study Guide Questions Chapters 4-5 

Week of October 22-26

Dear Parents and Students
 
This schedule will be updated on Monday.  I am re thinking and rescheduling after today The Call of the Wild calendar etc.  I will be publishing a now until the end of the trimester (2 plus weeks) calendar on Monday.
 
Please remember though students your Response Journal 2 is Due November 1.
 
ALL GRADES WILL BE UPDATED BY TUESDAY EVENING.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND.
 
Mrs. Leibfried

Agenda and Homework for Week of Oct 15 - 19

Monday - Discuss the quick write on The Klondike - Pass out Call of the Wild packet 
HW - Work on Response Journal 1 due Wednesday
 
Tuesday - Study Sync - Read "Call of the Klondike" Do focus questions
HW - Response Journal 1 due tomorrow
 
Wednesday - Turn in Response Journal 1 - 25 points (Response Journal 2 due November 1) Continue "Call of the Klondike"
 
Thursday - Discuss packet, characters, setting etc of Call of the Wild HRC #8 due 
HW - Read Chapters 1-3 in Call - annotate per class instructions
 
Friday - Chapters 1-3 in audio - Quick Write 5

Agenda and Homework for Week of October 8-12 UPDATE

 
 
Thursday - 
Homework - Research the Alaskan Klondike Gold Rush - Find 10 facts that you can write about in the Quick Write tomorrow (10 pts homework)
 
Friday - Quick Write #4 - Continue with Study Sync story Unit 1 and Focus Questions
 
 

Remember! Test tomorrow on The Running Dream and HRC Due!

To all of my classes:
 
The Running Dream Final test is tomorrow.  It consists of 10 short answer questions which are 5 points a piece equaling a total possible of 50 points for the exam
 
To study: Review the book - know the characters, plot, setting, conflicts, moral and theme.
Most importantly, review the complete Study Guide you have been working on including the questions that were not assigned.
 
Remember to bring your book to class to turn in to the library.  You will not be allowed to use your book for the test.
 
REMEMBER TO GET YOUR HRC SIGNED AND BRING THAT IN AS WELL!
 
:) Mrs. Leibfried

Week of September 17-21 - UPDATE

Monday - Catch up - Read The Running Dream Part III - Chapters 1-14
 
Tuesday - RD discussion - Begin reading Part III - Chapters 15-24
HW - Due Wed. Questions 14 - 20; complete sentences in pen or typed
 
Wednesday - The Running Dream Part III - Finish questions 21-23
HW - Get HRC 3 Signed
 
ALL PAST GRADES WILL BE UP TO DATE AT THE END OF DAY ON WED.
 
Thursday - HRC#3 DUE! Begin Part IV - Chapters 1-10/ Classes visit library
HW - Questions 24-27 
 
Friday - Write Zone #3 on The Running Dream - I will collect all three essays for grading
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9/11 Interview - Extra Credit Opportunity

Extra Credit Opportunity:
 
Today is the 17th Anniversary of 9/11 - Speak with your parents or an adult about their experience and memories of September 11, 2001.
 
Write or type in paragraph form what they remember and talked about.
 
Some of the questions you can ask are:
 
Where were you when you first heard that a plane crashed into the Towers in New York City?
How did you feel when you heard about the three other planes?
Were you worried, scared etc.
Did you watch TV that day?
How has the world changed since September 11, 2017
Has your life changed? Do you do anything differently today then you did 11 years ago?
 
Ask any questions you would like these are just ideas. 
Then if your parents allow you to watch videos of 9/11 please explain what you saw and felt.
 
This paper is worth a possible 15 points 

Schedule for Week of Sept 10-14

Monday - Explain Response Journal - see posting on this site
Discussion of Part 1 of The Running Dream
 
Tuesday - In class reading and discussion of The Running Dream - 2nd half of period visit Book Fair - bring money if you would like to purchase something.
Homework: Read Part II Chapters 1-9 - Do Study Guide Questions Part II 8,9,10- Keep up character chart
 
Wednesday - Grammar Packet Passed out - explanation - Do first five pages in class -Read at night - Get your HRC signed
 
Thursday - Part II - Chapters 9-15 Pages 92-119 - HW - Questions 11, 12, 13
HRC #2 Due
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT FOR PARENTS ONLY!!!
 
Friday - Write Zone#2 - Collect - Check Homework 
SUMMER SUNSET CARNIVAL - MINIMUM DAY 12:20 DISMISSAL

Homework for THURS SEPT 6

Read to Page 60 in The Running Dream
 
ANSWER QUESTIONS 4-7 ON THE STUDY GUIDE - COMPLETE SENTENCES
 
PEN OR TYPE
 
KEEP UP YOUR CHARACTER CHART!!!
 
REGISTER FOR EDLIO!!!!

SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4-7

Dear Parents and Students:
 
My Edlio site is gradually building! Aeries has the first two grades posted of the year so please take a look.  
 
So you know:
I will post grades each week no later than Friday.
Always look to this site to check for notes to students and parents, document uploads AND a schedule for the following week posted on Friday...
 
Have a wonderful Labor Day! I look forward to a great year!
Mrs. Leibfried
 
Tuesday September 4 - Discussion of literary terms in class as they relate to all literature - video of Wendelin Van Drannen discussing her writing of The Running Dream
HW - Read Chapters 4-9 - work on character chart and questions on the Study Guide Part 1; 1-3 (typed). MAKE SURE YOU HAVE JOINED MY EDLIO SITE!!!
 
Wednesday Sept 4 - Homework Checked -  Discussion of chapters from last night
 
Thursday Sept 5 - HRC#1 due - Discuss the format for the Response Journals that are written after your free read books.
HW: Read Chapters 10-14 - continue your character chart.
 
Friday Sept 6 - Write Zone#1 - Group Discussion Chapters 10-14 - Review Response Journal info