ELA

Welcome 7th Grade to English Language Arts class for the 2016 - 2017 school year.  I am so glad to have you all back so you can continue to grow in your reading and writing skills.  As the year progresses you will continue to fine tune your writing skills, so you can continue to be solid writers.  You will continue to read different types of short stories in your Literature Textbook, and you will also read several novels to increase your awareness of different types of genres. If you have any concerns or questions you can reach me at: tkearns@holyangelsregional.org
   Enjoy!!  Mrs. Kearns  ;) 7th Grade ELA Homework:

9/26/16 -  Literature Textbook - TO BE GRADED.  DUE TOMORROW.  DO ON LOOSE LEAF.    

                   Do Critical Thinking Question # 4 ONLY - ALL PARTS. Answer this question in ink, script and in a good solid essay.


9/27/16 -  Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.

                            Page 46 Practice "A" ( 1 to 6 ).

                             Page 46 Practice "B" ( 1 to 6 ).

  Follow directions.

                             Writing Lab due Tomorrow.


9/28/16 - ELA ( Red ) Workbook

                   1) Do Page 61.

                   2) Do Page 62.  NO NEED TO DO WRITING LAB.

                   3) Graded assignment signed for Tomorrow.


9/29/16 -  Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.

                      1)    Do Critical Thinking Questions from Page 58 ( all parts ).  1 to 4.

                      2) Test Wednesday on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns.


9/30/16 -    Test Wednesday on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns. 


                                               October Homework 2016


10/3/16 - 1) ELA ( Red Workbook ) Do Page 68 Exercise 2 ( 1 to 16).
               2) Writing Lab due Wednesday.
               3)   Test Friday on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns.   Please note the date change.

10/4/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                 1) Page 58 - Do Acquisition and Use ( 1 to 6 ).
                 2) Page 58 - Do Word Study ( 1, 2 ).
                 3) Writing Lab due Tomorrow.
                 4)  Test Friday on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns.   Please note the date change.

10/5/16 - 1) Complete class work - Hyperbole Ditto- answer in notebook.  ( 1 to 11 ).
               2)   Test Friday on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns.   Please note the date change.

10/6/16 - Test Tomorrow on "from An American Childhood", go over vocabulary words, and Possessive Nouns.   

10/7/16 - None.


10/10/16 - Columbus Day - No School.

10/11/16 -    1) Test to be signed for Tomorrow.
                    2) Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                                   Do Critical Thinking Questions Page 91 ( 1 to 4 ) - answer all parts.

10/12/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                           1) Read Page 70.
                            2) Page 70 - Do ( 1 to 5 ).
                            3) Read page 71. Do ( 1 to 4 ).
   This assignment is due Friday.

10/13/16 -    Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                           1) Read Page 70.
                            2) Page 70 - Do ( 1 to 5 ).
                            3) Read page 71. Do ( 1 to 4 ).

10/14/16 - None.


10/17/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                  1) Do Acquisition and Use ( 1 to 6 )- Page 125.
                  2) Do Word Study -( 1 , 2 ) - Page 125.

10/18/16-   Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                      Do ALL Reading Checks from Pages 115, 117, 119, 121   ( 4 ).

10/19/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                Do Critical Thinking Questions from Page 124.  Answer ALL parts ( 1 to 5 ).

10/20/16 -  Scholastic Scope September Magazine .
                   1) Read pages 30, 31.
                   2) In your notebook - Do Find It / Fix It  Do Paragraphs 1 to 7.
                   3) Bring magazine to class tomorrow.

10/21/16 - None.


10/24/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                          Do Page 125 - #1,  #2A,  #2B,  # 3.

10/25/16 -  To be GRADED - Do on loose leaf, heading, script, pen. Literature Textbook - Page 127  Informative Text - Do Letter B refer to the Text to complete.

10/26/16 - ELA ( Red Workbook ) -1)  Do Page  103.
                                                           2) Do Page 104.
                                                           3) Quiz Friday ( about 20 minutes ) on Personal Pronouns, Subject , Object Pronouns.  Study.

10/27/16 - Quiz tomorrow on Personal Pronouns, Subject, Object Pronouns.  Study.  About 20 minutes.

10/28/16 - None.


10/31/16 -  1) Quiz signed for Wednesday.
                  2) Graded assignment signed for Wednesday.

11/01/16 - No School.

11/02/16 -  Do Ditto "Vocabulary Builder"  Text not needed.  Due Friday.

11/03/16 - None.

11/04/16 - None.



11/07/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                         1) Do Acquisition and Use Page 149 ( 1 to 6 ).
                         2) Do Word Study Page 149 ( 1, 2 ).

11/08/16 -  Do Ditto - Literary Analysis: Historical Context 
                            Text is not needed.

11/09/16 - Do Ditto -TO BE Graded.  Follow Directions.  Due Tomorrow.  Use Text to complete assignment.

11/10/16 - None.

11/11/16 -  No School.  No Homework.

11/14/16 -   1) Graded loose leaf assignment signed for tomorrow.
                   2)  Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                          Answer the following Questions on the following pages.
                          Page 163 ( 3 ) questions.  Page 164 ( 1 )question.  Total of ( 4 ) questions.

11/15/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                         Answer the following Questions on the following pages.
                          Page 165 ( 3), Page 166 ( 2 ), Page 167 ( 2 ).   Total ( 7 ) Questions.

11/16/17 - Do Ditto- To be Graded.  Refer to Literature Textbook  "The Night the Bed Fell."

11/17/16 - None.


11/21/16 1)- ELA ( Red Workbook) - Complete Pages 219,220, 221, 222.
                               Do Writing Link also on Page 222.
               2) Graded assignment signed for Tomorrow.

11/22/16 - ELA ( Red Workbook ) - Complete Pages 223, 224,225, 226.

111/23/16 - None.   Happy Thanksgiving!!!



11/28/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                       1) Do Acquisition and Use Page 225 ( 1 to 6 ).
                       2) Do Word Study Page 225 ( 1, 2 ).

11/29/16 -  Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                       1) Page 221 ( 3 ) questions.
                       2)  Page 222 ( 2 ) questions.
                       3) Page 223 ( 2 ) questions.
                       4) Page 224 ( 1 ) question.
                                               Total of ( 8)questions.

11/30/16 - Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                 Critical Thinking Questions page 224 ( 1 to 5 ).  Answer all parts.

12/1/16 -   Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                      1) Do Acquisition and Use page 245  ( 1 to 6).
                      2) Do Word Study Page 245 ( 1, 2 ).

12/2/16 - None.


12/5/16 -  1) Two Writing Labs are due Wednesday.  We will read them during ELA class.
                2) Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                    1) Questions from Page 229 ( 2 ).
                    2) Question from Page 230 ( 1 ).
                    3)  Question from Page 231 ( 1 ).
                    4) Questions from Page 232 ( 2 ).             Six questions.

12/6/16 -   1) Two Writing Labs Tomorrow.  We will read them during ELA class.
                 2) Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                       1) Questions from Page 233 ( 2 ).
                       2) Connect to Literature from Page 234.
                       3) Questions from Page 235 ( 2 ).
                       4) Question from Page 236 ( 1 ).
                       5) Question from page 237 ( 1 ).                              Seven Questions.

12/7/16 - None.

12/8/16  - No School.

12/9/16 - None.


12/12/16 -  Literature Textbook - answer on loose leaf.  To be Graded.  Page 245  Do # 3. Refer to the story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" to complete.

12/13/16 -  Literature Textbook - answer on loose leaf.  To be Graded.  Answer the Reading Checks only on Pages 239, 241, 243.

12/14/16 - ELA ( Red ) Workbook
                   1) Do Page 229 - entire Page.
                   2) Do Page 232 - entire Page.

12/15/16 -  1) Have ( 2 ) graded assignments signed for tomorrow.
                   2) Complete Class Work ELA ( Red )Workbook Pages 235 to 240 ( entire pages ).

12/16/16  - None.



12/19/16 - 1)Two graded assignments signed for tomorrow.
                 2) Writing Lab due Wednesday.

12/20/16 - Writing Lab due tomorrow.

12/21/16 - None.

12/22/16 - None.

12/23/16 - None.



1/2/17 - No School

1/3/17 -   In your notebook - write What I Know about the Holocaust
               In your notebook- write What I Want to Learn
              This is the beginning of a KWL Chart

1/4/17 -  Do Ditto ( Page 6 ) -entire page -   Dictionary is needed, and you can refer to Chapter 1 of the novel "The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas."

1/5/17 -  Summarize in your notebook - Pages 11 to 15 from the novel "The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas."

1/6/17 -  None.


1/9/17 -  Do Ditto Page 7.  Do the entire Page. Answer in your notebook and on the page.  Refer to Chapters 1 and 2 of "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas."

1/10/17 -  Do Ditto Page 8.  Answer on the front and back of the sheet.  Do not do the Social Studies one.  Refer to Chapters 1 and 2 of"The Boy in the Striped Pajamas."

1/11/17  - Do Ditto Page 9.  A dictionary is needed.  Refer to Chapters 3 to 5 to complete.

1/12/17 -Do Ditto Page 10.  answer in notebook and on sheet.

1/13/17 -  None.


1/16/17 -  No School.

1/17/17 -1)  Do Ditto Page 11. Answer on the ditto.  refer to the novel chapters 3,4, and 5 to complete.
               2) Writing Lab due Tomorrow.
               

1/18/17 - 1) Novel:  Read Chapter 7.  Pages 67 to 85.
               2) Writing Lab due Wednesday.

1/19/17 -  1) Writing Lab due Wednesday.
                2) Do  Ditto Page 12.   To be Graded.  Due Tomorrow.  Do on Ditto and on loose Leaf.  Refer to the novel Chapters 6 and 7 to complete.

1/20/17 -  None.


1/23/17 -  1) Tear-off for Career Day is due by Wednesday.
                2) Graded assignment signed for Tomorrow.
                3) Do Ditto Page 13 - Refer to the Novel Chapters 6 and 7 to complete.  Do in your notebook and on the Page.

1/24/17 -  1) Tear-off for Career Day is due by tomorrow.
                 2) Do Ditto Page 14.  Refer to the Novel Chapters 6 and 7.  Do all work on the page.  Do not do the Writing Activity.

1/25/17 -  1)Tear-off for Career Day is due by tomorrow.
                 2) Do Ditto Page 15.  Refer to the Novel Chapters 8 to 10.Dictionary is needed.  Do ( 1 to 8 ).  Do right on the Page.

1/26/17 -  1)Tear-off for Career Day is due by tomorrow.
                2) Do Ditto Page 16. Refer to Chapter 8 to 10. Doon the sheet and in your notebook.

1/27/17 - None. 



1/30/17 -  Do Ditto Page 17.  Do everything on the sheet.  Refer to your novel Chapters 8 to 10 to complete.

1/31/17 -  Do Ditto Page 19.  Top -Do ( 1 to 8 ) right on the page.  do only ( 1 to 8 ).  Refer to Chapters 11 to 13 to complete.  Also, need a dictionary.

2/1/17 - Complete Page 19 Refer to the novel Chapters 11 to 13.  Do questions on page 19 (1, 2 ) in your notebook.

2/2/17 -  None.

2/3/17 - None.


2/6/17 - Do Ditto Page 20.  Answer questions ( 3 to 8 ) in your notebook.  Answer questions ( 1 to 6 ) in your notebook.  Answer Literary Devices on the page.  Refer to your novel Chapters 11 to 13 to complete.

2/7/17 - Do Ditto Page 21 Literary Elements on the Page and answer the ( 2 ) Writing Activities on LOOSE LEAF.  TO BE GRADED.  Refer to your novel Chapters 11 to 13 to complete.

2/8/17 - Do Ditto Page 22.  Do the Vocabulary section ONLY ( 1 to 8 ). and the answer question. Do on the Page.  Refer to the novel Chapters 14 and 15 to complete.  Also, a Dictionary is needed.

2/9/27 - Do Ditto Page 22.  Answer questions ( 1 to 6 ) on LOOSE LEAF.  TO BE GRADED.  Refer to your novel Chapters 14 and 15 to complete.

2/10/17 - None.


2/13/17 -1)  Do the bottom of Page 22 ( 1 to 6 ).  Refer to Chapters 14 and 15 to complete.  Answer in your notebook.
               2) Graded assignment signed for tomorrow.

2/14/17 -  Do Page 23. Refer to the novel Chapters 16 to 18.  A Dictionary is also needed.  Do right on the page.



2/27/17 - 1) Graded assignment signed for Tomorrow.
                2) Do Page 24 - Do ( 1 to 7 ), and ( 1 to 7 ).  Do right on the paper.  Use a dictionary. Do ONLY these two sections.

2/28/17 -   Do Page 24 ( Do 1 to 4 ) in your notebook. Refer to your novel chapters 16 to 18 to complete.

3/1/17 -  Do Page 25  ( Do top 5 to 7 ) and ( 1 to 3 ) in your notebook.  Refer to chapters 16 to 18 to complete.

3/2/17 -  Do Page 25 - Writing Activity on LOOSE LEAF - TO BE GRADED.  Do Literary element : Author's Purpose right on the Page.  Refer to chapters 16 to 18 to complete.

3/3/17 - None.



3/6/17 -    Do Page 26 ( Top Only) - ( 1 to 6 only ).  Do on the sheet.  Need a dictionary.  Refer to Chapters 19 and 20.

3/7/17 -   Do Page 26 ( 1 to 8 ) - answer in notebook. Refer to Chapters 19 and 20 to complete.  

3/8/17 -     Do Literary Element:  Theme on loose leaf .  Six parts.  To be Graded.  Page 27.

3/9/17 -      Page 27 - Do Writing Activities ( 1, 2 ) on loose leaf.  To be Graded.

3/10/17 - None.



3/13/17 -  1)  Graded assignment signed for tomorrow.
                2)  Take your novel and go to Page 2 in the back of the book and answer questions # 1 and # 2 - answer all parts - answer in your notebook.  Use the entire novel to answer.

3/14/17 -  1) Graded assignment signed for tomorrow.
                2) Take your novel and go to Page 2 in the back of the book and answer questions # 3, and # 4 answer all parts - answer in notebook. Use the entire novel to answer.

3/15/17 -  1) Take your novel and go to Page 3 in the back of the book and answer questions # 7, and # 8 - answer all parts - answer in your notebook.  Use the entire novel to answer.
                 2) Novel will be collected tomorrow.  Have in class.
                 3) Text needed in class tomorrow.

3/16/17 -   1) Text -Do acquisition and Use from Page 257 ( 1 to 6 ).  Answer in notebook.
                   2) Do Word Study from Page 257 ( 1, 2 ).  Answer in notebook. 

3/17/17 -   None.


3/20/17 -   Due in class on Wednesday  ELA ( Red Workbook ), and Literature Textbook.


3/21/17 - Science Fair.

3/22/17 - None.

3/23/17 - No School.

3/24/17 -None.

  

3/27/17 -   Literature Textbook -Answer all questions in your notebook.
                   1)   Page 291 ( 1 ) question.
                   2) Page 292 ( 2 ) questions.
                   3) Page 293 ( 1 ) question.               Total ( 4 ) questions.

3/28/17 -    Literature Textbook -Answer all questions in your notebook.
                   1)  Page 294 ( Connect to the Literature ).
                   2) Page 295 ( 2 ) questions.     Total ( 3 ) Questions.

3/29/17  - Complete Class Work.  Do Critical Thinking questions Page 295 ( 1 to 4 ) All parts.  Answer in notebook.

3/30/17 -  None.

3/31/17 - None.


4/3/17 -  Literature Textbook - TO BE GRADED.  Do Packet.  Refer to "Seventh Grade " to complete.  See Pages 290 to 295.

4/4/17 -    Literature Textbook - answer in notebook.
                  1) Do Acquisition and Use fro Page 319 ( 1 to 6 ).
                  2) Do Word Study from Page 319 ( 1, 2 ).

4/5/17  -     1) Graded assignment signed for tomorrow.
                  2) Literature Textbook - Do Critical thinking Questions from Page 318 ( 1 to 5) answer all parts.  Answer in notebook.

4/6/17 -   In your notebook - Write a summary of "The Third Wish."  Refer to the Text - pages 312 to 318 to complete.

4/7/17 -     None.


4/10/17 -   Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                   1) Do Acquisition and Use from Page 333 ( 1 to 6 ).
                   2) Do Word Study Page 333 ( 1, 2 ).

4/11/17 -   Literature Textbook -answer in notebook.
                    Answer all Critical Viewing Questions from Pages 322, 325, 327,  331 ( Total 4 Questions ). 

4/12/17 -  None.


4/24/17 -   Literature Textbook - answer on Loose Leaf.  To be Graded.
                      1) Do Acquisition and Use ( 1 to 6 ) from Page 359.
                      2) Do Word Study ( 1 , 2 )from Page 359.

4/25/17 - Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook. 
                 Do All Reading Checks from Pages 347, 349, 351.   Total of ( 3 ).

4/26/17 -  1) Graded assignment signed for tomorrow.
                2) Literature Textbook -  answer on Loose Leaf.  To Be Graded.
                         Page 350 - Critical Viewing.
                         Page 351 - Theme.
                         Page 353 - Spiral Review. 

4/27/17 - Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                 Critical Thinking Questions from Page 358 ( 1 to 4 ) - answer all parts.

4/28/17 - None.


5/1/17 - Do Packet.  To be Graded.  Refer to your Literature Textbook Pages 346 to 358.  Answer the essay question on loose leaf.

5/2/17- Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                    Critical Thinking Questions from Page 377 ( 1 to 4 ).Answer all parts.

5/3/17 - 1) Packet signed for tomorrow.
             2)  Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                        Critical Thinking Questions from Page 473 ( 1 to 4 ).  Answer all parts.

5/4/17 -  Literature Textbook - answer in your notebook.
                       Critical Viewing Questions from Pages 474, 477, 479, 480.
5/5/17 - None.