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Teacher Laura Dyokas - Seventh Grade  (Send e-mail)


 
 

This week in class

Monday
Monday, September 25
Unit 1 Vocabulary test on Friday
Read Chapter 7
Identify signposts
Answer the question from the green sheet about the signposts in chapter 7
--again and again
--memory moment
--contrast and contradiction

Tuesday
Tuesday, September 19
Finish reading Chapter 5.
Look for the following signposts and write the answers to the signpost questions on the post its.
Aha Moments
Aha Moment Questions: How might this realization change things?
Again and Again
Why does this keep happening again and again?

Wednesday
Wednesday, September 20
Identify five things your notice about "Nothing Gold Can Stay"
Think about structure, figurative language and capitalization.
Bring head phones or ear buds with you to class tomorrow.
8th and 9th periods also need to add description to your dialogue in your creative story.

Thursday
Thursday, September 21
Read the assigned NewsELA article.
Annotate each section of the article.
Take the quiz on the article.


Friday
Friday, September 22
Unit 1 vocabulary assessment next Friday
Read Chapter 6 of The Outsiders.
Look for Aha moments and contrast and contradiction. Write the answers to your aha moment and contrast and contradiction questions on the Post Its.

 
 

Important Dates

4/11/2017
ELA PARCC Testing

4/12/2017
ELA PARCC Testing

4/13/2017
ELA PARCC Testing

4/25/2017
Math PARCC Testing

4/26/2017
Math PARCC Testing

4/27/2017
Math PARCCTesting

 
 

Downloads List

8 and 9 T Chart [1/24/2017]
Creative writing story prompts [8/22/2017]
Figurative Language [12/19/2016]
If I were in charge of the World [1/9/2017]
Irony Practice [5/19/2017]
Literary terms for Notecards [8/22/2017]
Literary Terms List [9/6/2016]
Paul Revere [3/13/2017]
Periods 1 & 2 Sugary Drink T Chart [1/24/2017]
Prepositions [9/7/2016]
Science Fiction Stories [11/9/2015]
Signpost Chart [9/15/2017]
State of the District [1/24/2017]
Story Starters (First Lines) [8/22/2017]
Sugary Drink T Chart 3 and 4 [1/24/2017]
Sugary Drinks Body Paragraphs [1/31/2017]
The Structured Paragraph [9/7/2016]

 
 

Cool Links

"The Road Not Taken" Connecting the last stanza
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Hook for the Road Not taken
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KAHOOT
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Literature Text On-line
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NEAR POD
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PARCC
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PARCC
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PARCC
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Purpose of each stanza "The Road Not taken"
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QUIZIZZ
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The Writing Coach
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Vocabulary Resource
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Wordle
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