7th – We are finishing up folktales in class and heading toward nine-week tests. Our nine week test is Monday, March 3 and it will cover the five paragraph essay as well as reading literature, poetry and informational text.
8th – We are very busy bringing this nine weeks to a close. Our nine week test is Monday, March 3 (or Tuesday if possible) and will cover elements of research as well as reading literature and argumentative text. Chart with character adjectives and quotes from the play were due today BUT MOST STUDENTS HAD NOT COMPLETED THIS ASSIGNMENT, although they have had this for a month or longer. Any student who did not turn this in today may turn it in tomorrow, Tuesday, for full credit. Beginning Wednesday, students will receive late points, and any that aren’t complete by the end of the week will receive a zero.
7th – Essays were due Monday, February 10. Students who have not finished will receive ten late points per day.
8th – Test on Anne Frank Act II moved to Tuesday, February 18. Students need to study vocabulary and plot diagram/literary elements. On Monday, February 17, the HHS counselor will be here to discuss student registration and schedules for 9th grade.
** I’ve had a few questions about the 7th graders’ progress reports. We had two small Reading Comprehension grades and I dropped the lower of each student’s two scores. So EVERY student has a blank space for one of the Reading Comp grades. Hope that clears up any confusion.
7th – Final typed essays are due Monday, February 10.
8th – We are finishing up our play on Anne Frank. ABC’s of Holocaust due tomorrow. Students should also be finishing up their character quote charts and be prepared for the test next week (probably Wednesday, possibly Thursday) on Act II of the play.
Wow – Snowpocalypse is over! All the children who were here with us were real troopers! Thanks to all parents who donated blankets, pillows, rides, toothbrushes and toothpaste. All were GREATLY appreciated.
7th - Rough drafts of five-paragraph essays are due tomorrow. We will spend Tuesday and Wednesday in the media center typing these. Any not finished will need to be completed at home or before school/lunch at school.
8th – Test on Anne Frank, Act I has been moved to tomorrow, Tuesday, February 4.
7th - We are beginning expository writing/ five-paragraph essays. We will write for two days in class and will type in the computer lab next week.
8th – We are finishing up Act I of our play of Anne Frank. Test on Act I is Wednesday.
7th grade – Misplaced Modifier sheet being graded tomorrow, Tuesday. We have finished our novel but will put test off until next week so we can prepare for the semester exam which is Friday, Dec. 13 and Monday, Dec. 16. Students will receive a study guide in class on Wednesday, and this will be graded on Thursday.