7th Grade Language Arts

Mrs. Sohns's Class

Week of March 12

March11

Monday

Quarterly Assessment

Tuesday

Read AR

Complete missing assignments

AR Deadline

Wednesday

Criterion Assessment

Thursday

Watch “Ruby Bridges”

Friday

Watch “Ruby Bridges”

**Last Day of 3rd Quarter

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Week of March 5

March11

Monday

Mistake Monday (Quill.org)

Read Through My Eyes

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday (editing)

Read Through My Eyes

Wednesday

Word Up Wednesday — Unit 5 Vocabulary

Read Through My Eyes

Thursday

Think About It Thursday — write a love letter/poem

Take AR test on Through My Eyes

Start Edcite review assignment

Friday

First Chapter Friday — Refugee

Finish review assignment

** 2-hour delay schedule after the play

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Week of February 26

March11

Monday

Mistake Monday (Quill)

Read Through My Eyes

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday (combining sentences)

Work on No Red Ink assignments

Wednesday

ISTEP test

**All cell phones must be left in lockers

Thursday

Read Through My Eyes

**2-hour delay schedule after ISTEP

No Red Ink assignments are due.

Friday

First Chapter Friday — Divergent

Read Through My Eyes

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Week of February 19

February18

Monday

IXL assignments from last week are due today (P2, Q4 6th grade)

Mistake Monday (“The Great Chicago Fire” on Quill.org)

“Emmett Till” on CommonLit

No Red Ink assignments for this week: Building Strong Introductory Paragraphs, Using Specific and Concise Language, Building Strong Conclusions, Writing Hooks

 

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday: Reliable sources

Finish “Emmett Till” on CommonLit

 

Wednesday

Word Up Wednesday: Unit 4 vocabulary

Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges

Thursday

Think About It Thursday: Reaction to Emmett Till video

Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges

Friday

First Chapter Friday (The Lincoln Project)

Vocabulary quiz (Units 3 and 4)

Retake nonfiction quiz from February 6 (anyone below 75%)

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Week of February 12

February11

Monday

Mistake Monday (proofread passage on Quill)

Work on MLK essay on Criterion (due Friday)

IXL P2 Organize by main idea (6th grade) — due 2/19/18

IXL Q4 Identify supporting details (6th grade) — due 2/19/18

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday (text evidence)

Reliable sources

Wednesday

**Modified schedule due to early dismissal

ISTEP Practice Test

Thursday

ISTEP Practice Test

Friday

First Chapter Friday

MLK essay due

Finish ISTEP Practice Essay

 

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Week of February 5

February11

Monday

Mistake Monday (proofread passage on Quill)

Finish “Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin” (Commonlit.org)

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday: context clues

Quiz: “Martin Luther King, Jr.” (Commonlit.org)

Wednesday

Snow day

Thursday

Think About It Thursday: MLK essay

Review last year’s winners

Start planning essay

Friday

First Chapter Friday

Finish planning MLK essay in Criterion (due by the end of the day)

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Week of January 29

February11

Monday

Quiz on nonfiction text structure

Tuesday

Skill check: combining sentences

Civil Rights Road Trip (group assignment)

Wednesday

Unit 3 vocabulary

Finish Civil Rights Road Trip (group assignment)

Thursday

Think About It Thursday: pick something you own and describe it for the J.Peterman catalog

Friday

First Chapter Friday

“Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin” (Commonlit.org)

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Week of January 22

January24

Monday

Grammar quiz

IXL S4 (6th grade) due Monday, January 29

Tuesday

Test Prep Tuesday (commas)

Notes for INB (pages 40-42) on nonfiction text features

Work on IXL

Wednesday

Ice day

Thursday

Think About It Thursday (analyze quote)

Quiz on nonfiction text features

Go over nonfiction text structure

Friday

First Chapter Friday

Practice nonfiction text structure

 

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Week of January 15

January14

Monday

Snow day

Tuesday

Snow day

Wednesday

Vocabulary (Unit 2)

**modified schedule due to 2 hour delay

Thursday

Parallel structure

Friday

Vocabulary quiz (Units 1 and 2)

Work on No Red Ink

Finish Think About It Thursday

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Week of January 8

January7

Monday

Snow day

Tuesday

Active and passive voice

Wednesday

Indefinite pronouns

Thursday

Subject/verb agreement

Friday

Snow day

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