Thursday, October 31, 2013

S/he may be quiet, but she's not shy

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Math Homework

Say WHAT?! Yes, you have homework, questions 38 & 39. Remember, that means that all the question up to 39 should be completed... might check that out! Come see me at study hall tomorrow if you run in to a problem that stumps you!


Complete analysis  #2,3 for lesson 34. I will collect your composition books on thursday
Microscope quiz friday


1.  Read for 1/2 hour.
2.  Be sure you have your prompt using Sensory Details completed.
3.  Writer's Notebooks will be collected on Friday.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


Social Studies:  TEST tomorrow

ELA:  Book Notes, read, work on personal narrative

Science:  none

Math:  questions 34-36

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

ELA and Wednesday's Class

Dear Students,
I am at a conference today but have left plans for your class with your substitute teacher.  Here is a resource you will need:

If you have your own headphones/earbuds, please use them.

Homework due Thursday:

Your 3,2,1

3 Things you learned about


Nalaysis questions 1-6 on page C-7 Lesson 30


Book Notes:  Keep those on your radars.  They are due Monday.

Personal Narrative about an Incident in your Life in which you made a decision or choice:  Your 1st or 2nd draft due Thursday!  Your piece will be "read" and discussed in your writing group.

1/2  Hour Reading

Monday, October 21, 2013

Parent Teacher Student Conferences

Return your folk's appointment choices as sooooooon as possible.


Book Notes due Monday
These are summary notes which must include the 5 W's


Read student science article "Deadly new flu"

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Alphabet Story Prompt

...for Wednesday's Writing Warm-Up.  Please do this in your Writer's Notebook.

See if you can write a story of exactly 26 sentences. But here is the hard part.  Make the first sentence start with an a, the second with a b, the third with a c and so on through the alphabet.  ( For x you may "cheat" and use a word beginning with the prefix ex.)  Here's an an example of how an alphabet story might start:

 A knock sounded at Joe's door one night.  Because it was so late, he was rather nervous about answering it.  Cautiously, he went to the window and peeked out.  Debbie, his neighbor, stood there, holding an enormous package.  Eagerly, Joe went to the door.  Flinging it open, he saw then that Debbie had vanished. Gerald Hayfield stood there instead.  He had an ominous grin on his face...

See how far you can get in the alphabet!  Have fun!

science and ELA homework

Both groups --- Have the review sheets for unit 1 completed for class on wednesday. Test coming soon--thursday or fruiday


  • Must have 1st draft of personal narrative drafted in Writer's Notebook.
  • Read 1/2 hour.

Thursday, October 10, 2013


Lesson 10 complete analysis questions #3 and 4. Each of these will require a good 7th grade response.
#3 needs an opinion supported with 2 pieces of evidence and a trade off
#4 needs to have one of those clinical trials that is poor design improved. What would you recommend to improve that design????

Wednesday, October 9, 2013


Complete the review of clinical trial requests for " The Weight Loss Method" and "Relaxin" (lesson 10). Fill out the reviewer comment sheets and the advantage and disadvantage sheets.  There will be a test next week on lessons 1-10

Friday, October 4, 2013


7L -- Final draft of investigative report either shared w/ Mr haskell on google docs or in print Make sure that you have analysis questions for lesson 8 complete. # 6 is your investigative report so you have that done
7T --- Rough draft of formal investigative report

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Social Studies homework

7T-  Read section 2 and answer the 3 questions in your packet.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Math Homework 10/2

There is no "homework" but since many of you can now take your iPads home, please work on IXL!



  • Read 1/2 hour and complete one Book Note (due Monday)
  • Finish writing about "Chris" in Writer's Notebook
  • Have you finished listing your 8 important incidents that involved choices in your life?
Writer's Notebooks will be collected on Friday.  Looking for assigned writings to be in those AND full pages of text if possible.