Bell Ringer Journal
Students will receive 5-7 minutes at the beginning of class to complete their bell ringer journal. It is imperative that students are in class on time to be able to utilize the entire 5-7 minutes for this assignment. The journal will be due every Monday.
Paragraph of the Week
We will discuss this week's paragraph of the week "Special Guest" on Monday. The paragraph will be due the following Tuesday (10/31). Students will receive some time in class to work on their paragraphs. Please refer to the 7th Writing home page to see a guideline on how students can remain on track so as not to fall behind.
We will continue to study pronouns (chapter 3). This week students will do the following:
Monday (10/23): Recognize subject pronouns and use them in writing
Tuesday (10/24): Recognize and use object pronouns in writing
Wednesday (10/25): Recognize and use possessive pronouns in writing
Thursday (10/26): Recognize and use reflexive and intensive pronouns in writing
Friday (10/27): Recognize and use interrogative and demonstrative pronouns in writing
Students will be assigned a handout each day practicing these skills. They will receive time in class to complete their work. Unfinished work must be completed as homework and returned the following school day.
Reminder: The memoir draft is DUE: Monday, Oct. 23. Students received time in class to work on this piece of writing.
This week students will analyze the structures of memoirs in order to improve their thinking and writing about meaningful moments.