WHAT WE DID: 10/20

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • VOCABULARY QUIZ
    • EXPERT GROUPS
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • CFA #1: POINT OF VIEW, INFERENCE, & MAIN IDEA
    • OCTOBER PROJECT
    • REVISE/EDIT ERWC ESSAY

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WIN A TRIP TO SACRAMENTO!

In order to raise awareness about agriculture in California, the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is having a writing contest  for students in 3rd – 8th grade.
The topic is “Imagine this…”
If you are interested, let me know. I can give you more information and help you polish your final draft.
Kids can win a trip to Sacramento, an electronic reader, and possibly have their essay included in a book.
The deadline to submit your essay is November 1st.
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WHAT WE DID: 10/19

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • CHECK VOCABULARY; QUIZ FRIDAY
    • EXPERT GROUPS: FROM 1967 MUSIC, POLITICS, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., ENTERTAINMENT, CLOTHING/STYLE, HIPPIES
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • ERWC ESSAY REVISE/EDIT
    • OCTOBER PROJECT:
      • SYMBOL & IMAGE WITH PARAGRAPHS DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH
      • PERSON/PLACE/EVENT & LITERATURE DUE LAST FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
      • FINAL PROJECT DUE ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31ST; GALLERY WALK
      • HONORS ONLY: GREEK & LATIN HOMEWORK DUE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

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IMPORTANT!

THERE ARE JUST ABOUT TWO AND A HALF WEEKS LEFT BEFORE MS. WARZY’S GRADE BOOK CLOSES FOR THE SECOND GRADING PERIOD AND PROGRESS REPORT. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, IS THE CUT-OFF DATE. ANY AND ALL LATE ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE SECOND GRADING PERIOD MUST BE SUBMITTED BY TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH AT 3:00 P.M. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO EXCUSES.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CONCERNS, OR COMMENTS, PLEASE STOP BY ROOM 32 BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL OR AT SNACK.

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WHAT WE DID: 10/18

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • LITERARY TERMS CONTINUED
      • POINT OF VIEW
        • FIRST PERSON
        • THIRD PERSON
        • OMNISCIENT
        • LIMITED-OMNISCIENT
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • WORK ON OCTOBER PROJECT: PERSON & LITERATURE FOR ABSTRACT NOUN
    • REVISE/EDIT ERWC ESSAY
    • HOMEWORK
      • SYMBOL & IMAGE FOR OCTOBER PROJECT DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH
      • HRL #6 DUE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH.

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WHAT WE DID: 10/17

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • LITERARY TERMS
      • PLOT
        • EXPOSITION
        • RISING ACTION
        • CLIMAX
        • FALLING ACTION
        • DENOUEMENT
        • RESOLUTION
      • SETTING
      • CONFLICT
        • INTERNAL
        • EXTERNAL
      • CHARACTER
        • CHARACTERIZATION
  • ENGLISH 8
    • REVISE/EDIT ERWC ESSAY
  • HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • GREEK & LATIN QUIZ
    • ABSTRACT NOUN PROJECT
    • REVISE/EDIT ERWC ESSAY

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WHAT WE DID: 10/16

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • NEW VOCAB UNIT IV
      • DUE THURSDAY
      • QUIZ FRIDAY
    • INFORMATIONAL TEXT: “GREAT PUMPKINS!”  https://www.tweentribune.com/article/tween78/great-pumpkins-grower-wins-trifecta-giant-food-titles/
      • READ AND ANNOTATE WITH TEXT TAGS & COMMENTARY
      • WORK IN SMALL GROUPS TO ANSWER QUESTIONS; DUE WEDNESDAY
      • DIRECTIONS: Using complete sentences, answer the following questions. Remember to include the question in your answer. Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper.
        1. What does Joe believe was the key to his success and victory? Explain. Cite textual evidence to support your position.
        2. Why do you think the annual convention in Oregon of the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth is considered the “NFL of giant fruit and vegetable growing?”
        3. If you had to summarize this article in one sentence to a person who has not read it, what would you say? Write out your one sentence summary.
        4. Infer why a category such as “carrots” is not as competitive as pumpkins?
        5. Based on the information presented in the article, predict what will be Joe’s next challenge. Cite textual evidence to support your claim.
        6. Joe almost made his goal a few years ago, but then, “ a squash on track to break the record split.” Explain what this phrase means. Go back to the text if you need to read it in context.

        Using the context clues in the following sentence, what is a “trifecta?” The trifecta consists of world records for heaviest pumpkin, longest long gourd and now, heaviest squash. What helped you figure out the answer? Explain.

  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • LIBRARY LESSON: PROPER MLA CITATION FOR OCTOBER PROJECT
    • PERIOD 3 – HRL DUE TUESDAY, 10/17
    • PERIOD 6 – GREEK & LATIN HW DUE; QUIZ – STUDY!!!!!

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