Monday, 8/19: Welcome to Day One

Welcome to Seventh Grade English!
(Short classes today due to the Tour Schedule with Homies.)
Seating Charts/Schedules/Name Pronunciation, etc.

Web Page: or or–>Mr. Coward
Know it. Use it. Love it.

I. Copy homework into assignment book (AKA: planner).
This is the first thing we do every week. The homework for the entire week goes up Monday (or the first day of the week).


II. Vocabulary Sheet How-To. Rate your knowledge of each word 1-4.

  • Definitions due (in notebook) tomorrow. Use!
  • Show-me-you-knows (SMYK) due Wednesday. Copy my starter sentences into your notebook and complete them in a way that and SHOWS ME YOU KNOW what each word means! 
  • For EXTRA CREDIT, make up sentences of your own by Friday that SHOW ME YOU KNOW.

III. Analogies. Practice for Vocab.
x : y :: a : b.
Translation: is related to y in the same way that a is related to b.
Example –> ice : melt :: garbage : rot.

In Notebook: “Warm Up, 8/19/19.”  Copy!

  1. tobacco : cigarette : : meat : _____
  2. boxer : athlete :: chair : ______
  3. Which is correct: “18 plus 19 is 36,” or “18 plus 19 are 36″?

Time? AMA!