Wednesday, June 5, 2013

ELA Homework

  • Third Trimester Reading Record sheet due next Wednesday, June 12.
  • Trading Card for Fan Fiction due this Friday, June 7.
  • Read 1/2 hour.

ELA and Social Studies!!

Dear Students,

Your ELA and social studies grades will close next Wednesday, June 12, at the end of your ELA and Social Studies classes. Effort and Conduct grades will remain open until the the last last possible minute.  Congratulations on your achievements as 7th graders!!
Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Leighton

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Wednesday's ELA Resource

Creating your Character

Trading Card Creator:


  • Writing Prompt:  What is the author's attitude (tone) toward a year-around- schedule for school?  Better Answer Protocol.   Write one healthy paragraph.  Edit carefully.
  • Read for 1/2 hour.

Monday, June 3, 2013


  • Round 1 of Argument due Tuesday;  revise for tone and precise word choices.  Your word choices present your attitude.  I hope to find it sincere, objective, respectful convincing and expertish.
  • Be thinking about a fictional character who is a lot like you, has some of your interests, is about your age, and is someone you can "insert" into a story already popular. For example, you might love the story of Jack and the Beanstalk or the Bone series or Romeo and Juliet or The Wizard of Oz or....
  • Read 1/2 hour.