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Week of 1/30-2/3

Monday and Tuesday: Subs and finishing our argumentative essay

Wednesday: Finish reading informational essay articles, answer questions on page 119 and start the graphic organizer.

PSL: SOAR, student choice w/ individual conferences (15)

  1. Complete pages 109-118 (20)
  2. Answer questions page 119 (no constructed response) (10)
  3. Begin graphic organizer (10)

Thursday: Library and writing Informative essays (essays are due Friday)

PSL: SOAR, student choice w/ individual conferences (students will be conferencing over SRI tests, argumentative essays, informational essays) (15)

  1. Library (20)
  2. Finish Informational Graphic Organizer and begin writing Informational Essay
  3. Here’s a link for catching a visual of the Florida Everglades

Friday: Informational Essays are due (3 paragraphs: intro, body, conclusion. Plenty of text evidence). Next week, there will be no essay writing!

PSL: SOAR, student choice w/ individual conferences (students will be conferencing over SRI tests, argumentative essays, informational essays) (15)

  1. We’ll be conferencing over argumentative essays the full 55 minutes
  2. Write your essay (40)
  3. When finished, or when you think your finished, ask a classmate to review your essay.

 

 

 

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Week of December 19-20

MONDAY: 2 Hour Delay
PSL: SOAR (15)
1. Character analysis: Who’s on my Phone? (20)

ENRICHMENT:
SOAR: Princess Bride (READ UP TO 358 by Tuesday)
1. Princess Bride fan fiction performances (40)
REMINDERS:

TUESDAY

PSL: SOAR (15)
1. Character Analysis: Who’s on my phone (20)
2. Newsela Quick-write (20)

ENRICHMENT:
SOAR: Princess Bride (READ UP TO 358 by Tuesday)
2. Princess Bride fan fiction performances (40)

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Week of December 12-December 16

MONDAY:    Last full week before we break for Christmas. Signpost Journals are due Friday. 

2 Hour Delay: We’ll keep the SOARing up and finish our essay conferences.  We should have time for 2 kahoots in each class.

 

PSL:  Tears Novel (25)

  1. Kahoot Review games (25)

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. SOAR: Princess Bride (READ UP TO 291-334 by Friday) (20)
  2. Princess Fan Fiction Project
  3. Explain assignment
  4. Pick Scripts
  5. Begin Script work
  6. Begin prewriting questions
  7. Weekly Blog Assignments-3 assignments

 

TUESDAY  

PSL: SOAR (15)

  1. Tears group discussion questions (30)
  2. Text Selection Kahoots (15)

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. SOAR: Princess Bride (READ UP TO 291-334 by Friday) (20)
  2. Fan Fiction Quickwrites Complete as Homework

Princess Fan Fiction Project

  1. Explain assignment
  2. Pick Scripts
  3. Begin Script work
  4. Begin prewriting questions

 Weekly Blog Assignments-3 assignments

 

WEDNESDAY: Tears of a Tiger final Friday

PSL: SOAR (15)

  1. Complete 1 discussion question (you should have at least 2 completed now) and share out
  2. Text Selected Kahoots: play in your groups, then whole group

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. PSL-Princess Bride (READ BY 291-334 BY FRIDAY) (10)
  2. Scriptwriting discussion questions (15)
  3. Script Writing (20)
  4. Post-writing activity
  5. Weekly Blogs-3 assignments

 

THURSDAY: Two Hour Delay

PSL:  SOAR (15)

  1. Complete 1 discussion question (you should have at least 2 completed now) and share out (15)
  2. Text Selected Kahoot review games (30)

 ENRICHMENT: 

 PSL-Princess Bride (READ UP TO 334 BY FRIDAY) (10)

  1. Fan Fiction project
  2. Finish scripts
  3. Begin performance planning

 

 FRIDAY: Have ALL your Library books with you!

PSL: Get your IPad and log into Socrative

  1. Tears quiz novel (25)
  2. Library (30)

 

ENRICHMENT: 

  1.  Work on Scipt Performances (25)
  2. Library (30)
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Week of November 14-November 18

MONDAY

PSL: SOAR: Student Choice (15)/Finish Notebook Checks

  1. Capitalization Lesson #4(15)
  2. Signpost Nonfiction Foldable (30)
  3. Construct Foldable
  4. Find signal words/clues/pictures

 

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. SOAR: Student Choice (15)/Notebook Checks
  2. What is positive and negative word power?-blog post: Due by Wednesday (10)
  3. Bullying article (20) Nonfiction Signpost Lesson: Extreme or Absolute Language/Number and Stats

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class

 

TUESDAY  

PSL: SOAR: Student Choice (15)

  1. Capitilization #5 (10)
  2. Nonfiction Signpost-Quoted Words (10)
  3. Video/discussion
  4. Vampire article
  5. Non-fiction foldable-finish up to quoted words (due tomorrow)

 

 ENRICHMENT: 

  1. PSL-Student Choice (15)
  2. Finish/Publish blog post (5)
  3. Group work-create a list of possible contributions to bullying (10)
  4. Share lists with class (20)
  5. Create class list

 

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class

 

WEDNESDAY  2 hour delay schedule

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • IPAD
  • Newsela quickwrite (front tray)
  • Tears novel

PSL: SOAR: Student Choice (15)

    1. Newsela-Quickwrite article with Quoted Words signpost (20)
    2. Mobymax Vocabulary Challenge (when finished)

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. PSL-SOAR: Student Choice (15)
  2. Bullying Statement (10)
  3. Begin Lesson 3 discussion questions

 

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class
  • SIGNPOST JOURNALS ARE DUE TOMORROW
  • NEWSELA QUICKWRITES DUE TOMORROW

 

 

THURSDAY

PSL: 

  1. Signpost Nonfiction #4 quiz
  2. Library day

 

ENRICHMENT: 

 

  1. Weekly Blog Assignment Check
  2. Library Day

 

 

Friday:

PSL:  SOAR: Student Choice (15)

  1. Capitalization #6(15)
  2. Signpost Kahoot review games (30)

 

ENRICHMENT: 

 PSL- Student Choice (15)

  1. Lesson #3 discussion questions (20)
  2. Nonfiction Kahoots (25)

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class
  • ENRICHMENT: WEEKLY BLOG ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE TOMORROW
  • BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS TOMORROW
  • SIGNPOST #4 QUIZ TOMORROW 

 

 

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Week of October 24-October 28

MONDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • Writer’s notebook
  • IPAD
  • Reading (front tray)

 PSL: SOAR:

  • P1,2, & 3 w/ Library Book;
  • P5&7: Princess Bride (15)
  1. Mobymax vocabulary (10)
  2. Signpost Nonfiction #1 C&C, Pick one article to read: Garana’s Story and Hard at Work (20)
  3. Solar Powered article

 ENRICHMENT: 

  1. SBC #3&4

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

TUESDAY  

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • Writer’s notebook
  • Ipad
  • Reading (front tray)

PSL: SOAR:

  • P1,2, & 3 w/ Library Book;
  • P5&7: Princess Bride (15)
  1. Mobymax (10)
  2. Nonfiction Signpost
  3. Read Selma Article (20)

Enrichment: SBC #3&4

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

WEDNESDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • Writer’s notebook
  • IPAD
  • ENRICHMENT-PACKET (front tray)

PSL: SOAR:

  • P5&7: Princess Bride (15)
  • P1,2, & 3 w/ Library Book;
  1. Mobymax (10)
  2. Newsela (40)
  3. Signup for Newsela

Newsela Links for each class:

ENRICHMENT: 

  1. Begin High-Ability Unit Pre-Assessment
  2. Princess Bride

 

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class
  • SIGNPOST JOURNALS ARE DUE TOMORROW
  • SIGNPOST QUIZ TOMORROW

 

 

THURSDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • Writer’s notebook
  • IPAD

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A NEW SIGNPOST SHEET FOR THE WEEK

WRITE THE DATE FOR THIS WEEK ON YOUR SIGNPOST 10/20-10/27

PSL:  Log in to Socrative

  1. Nonfiction signpost #1 quiz (20)
  2. Library Day (20)

 ENRICHMENT: 

  •  Student blogging challenge week 3,4 DUE
  • Princess Bride reading

 REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class
  • ENRICHMENT: WEEK 3,4 BLOG CHALLENGE IS DUE TOMORROW
  • BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS TOMORROW

 

 

FRIDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  • Writer’s notebook
  • IPAD
  • Quickwrite sheet (front tray)

PSL: SOAR:

  • P1,2, & 3 w/ Library Book;
  • P5&7: Princess Bride (15)

 

  1. Mobymax (10)
  2. Newsela CC quickwrite (20)

 

  1. ENRICHMENT: 
  •  High Ability Pretest 7:1.1 peer review and score
  • High Ability Pretest 7:1.3-answer questions and turn in Monday
  • Princess Bride reading

REMINDERS:

  • Bring headphones to class if possible
  • Bring your library book every day to class
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Week of October 17-October 21

MONDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. Ipad

 PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (30)

  1. Kahoot Review games (30)

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

Moby max

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Language

ENRICHMENT: Student blogging challenge week 3

 

 TUESDAY  

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. Ipad

PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (30)

  1. Subject/predicate trains (15)
  2. Kahoot review games create (20)

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

Moby max

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Language

 ENRICHMENT: Student blogging challenge week 3

REMINDERS:

  1. KAHOOT REVIEW GAMES ARE DUE TOMORROW

 

WEDNESDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. IPAD

PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (30)

  1. Kahoot-play review games/study for quiz

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

Moby max

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Language
  3. ENRICHMENT:  Student blogging challenge week 3

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class
  3. GRAMMAR AND FORGED BY FIRE QUIZ ON THURSDAY
  4. ENRICHMENT: WEEK 3 BLOG CHALLENGE IS DUE TOMORROW
  5. BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS TOMORROW

 

 

THURSDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. IPAD

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A NEW SIGNPOST SHEET FOR THE WEEK

WRITE THE DATE FOR THIS WEEK ON YOUR SIGNPOST 10/24-10/28

PSL: 

  1. Forged by Fire/Grammar quiz
  2. Library day

 ENRICHMENT: Student blogging challenge week 3 DUE

FRIDAY: NO SCHOOL

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Week of October 10-October 14

MONDAY: Mr. Rob is out for periods 1, 2, and 3.  Mr. Murphy will stop by and help answer any questions that you have about your assignment.

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. IPad

 PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (10)

  1. P1, 2, and 3: Mobymax vocab
  2. P5 & 7 Student Blogging challenge Week 2; Be sure to adjust your discussion box-the steps are in Admin Week 2(10)
  3. Read the Signpost Final Assessment Example HERE
  4. Fiction Short Story Final Assessment
    1. Hand out graphic organizer (2 to choose from on front table, student must complete one)
    2. Explain the grading rubric (found on the Edublog website)
    3. Explain the peer review process

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

-Moby max vocabulary challenge

-last till Friday

-winner will be exempt from the signpost assignment for NEXT WEEK

-KAHOOT EXTRA CREDIT

-directions found below

http://murphy7thgradeenglish.edublogs.org/extra-credit/

 

  1. ENRICHMENT: Student blogging challenge week 2

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible, YOU MAY LISTEN TO MUSIC THIS WEEK AS YOU WORK ON YOUR TASKS
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

TUESDAY  

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook

PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (10)

  1. P1, 2, and 3: Mobymax Vocab challenge (10)
  2. P5 & 7: Student blogging challenge week 2 (10)
  3. Fiction Short Story Final Assessment (40)

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

-Moby max vocabulary challenge

-last till Friday

-winner will be exempt from the signpost assignment for NEXT WEEK

-KAHOOT EXTRA CREDIT

-directions found below

http://murphy7thgradeenglish.edublogs.org/extra-credit/

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class
  3. GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS DUE TOMORROW

 

 

WEDNESDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook

PSL: SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (10)

  1. P1, 2, and 3: Mobymax Vocab challenge (10)
  2. P5 & 7: Student blogging challenge week 2 (10)
  3. Fiction Short Story Final Assessment
  4. Short story graphic organizer turn-in/due

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

-Moby max vocabulary challenge

-last till Friday

-winner will be exempt from the signpost assignment for NEXT WEEK

-KAHOOT EXTRA CREDIT

-directions found below

http://murphy7thgradeenglish.edublogs.org/extra-credit/

  1. ENRICHMENT:  Student blogging challenge week 2

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class
  3. SIGNPOST JOURNALS ARE DUE ON THURSDAY

 

 

THURSDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A NEW SIGNPOST SHEET FOR THE WEEK

WRITE THE DATE FOR THIS WEEK ON YOUR SIGNPOST 10/13-10/20

PSL:  SOAR with Forged by Fire Group Reading (10)

  1. P1, 2, and 3: Mobymax Vocab challenge (10)
  2. P5 & 7: Student blogging challenge week 2 (10)
  3. Fiction Short Story Final Assessment

WHEN STUDENTS FINISH THOUGHOUT THE WEEK WITH THEIR SHORT STORY THEY MAY SELECT 1 OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

-Moby max vocabulary challenge

-last till Friday

-winner will be exempt from the signpost assignment for NEXT WEEK

-KAHOOT EXTRA CREDIT

-directions found below

http://murphy7thgradeenglish.edublogs.org/extra-credit/

  1. ENRICHMENT: Student blogging challenge week 2

 

 

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class
  3. SHORT STORY DUE TOMORROW
  4. BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS TOMORROW

 

FRIDAY

HAVE MATERIALS:

  1. Writer’s notebook
  2. IPAD

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE  A NEW SIGNPOST SHEET FOR THE WEEK

WRITE THE DATE FOR THIS WEEK ON YOUR SIGNPOST 10/13-10/20

PSL: 

  1. Short story signpost journal assessment/peer review (30)
  2. Library day (30)

 

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

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Week of September12-September 16

Monday:

PSL: Grab your IPad and SOAR (15)

  1. Mobymax (10)
  2. Frayer vocabulary (Aha, Conflict, Foreshadowing) (25)
  3. Forged by fire (10)

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

TUESDAY

PSL: Grab the Tough Questions Signpost packet and SOAR (15)

  1. Tough questions video/discussion (10)
  2. Literature Log N&N #3 (20 min.)
  3. Sentence diagramming #3 (10)

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Homeroom: How to rule the world with Carnegie

PSL: Grab your IPad and SOAR (15)

  1. Mobymax (10 min.)
  2. Compound Predicates SD lesson 4 (10)
  3. Forged by fire (25)

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

 

THURSDAY

PSL: Locate your IPad and log into Socrative

  1. Socrative Signpost Journal #3 Quiz
  2. Moby max when finished with quiz
  3. Library day

 

REMINDERS:

  1. Bring headphones to class if possible
  2. Bring your library book every day to class

 

FRIDAY

PSL:  Grab a Quickwrite form and SOAR for 15 min.

  1. Tough Questions Quickwrite (20)
  2. Diagramming #4 (20)
  3. Forged by Fire (10)

REMINDERS:

  1. Interims go home TODAY
  2. Bring headphones to class if possible
  3. Bring your library book every day to class