Copy homework into assignment book (aka planner). Note new date for slang paper.
I. Go over KBARR sheet.
II. Finish/Reclick Test #1. Look at results and go over answers.
III. (Time left?) The Outsiders.
Friday, 8/29/14 – Finally Friday!
Homies: Fire Drill! Slightly shorter schedule.
Find your clicker number and take it to your desk. We’ll practice with them in a few minutes.
Prepare sheet for Test #1.
Look in your notebook for your warm ups this week. Record your scores at the top of the sheet.
Mental Floss: Brain teasers and trick questions to scrape the mucous off your brain before the test.
Purely extra credit. NO penalty for wrong answers, so you may as well guess. Write the answers at the top of your test sheet. If it looks like a trick, it probably is.
Clicker Practice. When the top and bottom of your space on the grid are both blue, you’re finished!
Test #1: Circle AND Click. Click AND Circle. Circle them all, then Click. However you want to do it; just make sure you do BOTH!
Finished early? Your choices:
1) Doodle – Theme: The messiest room you can imagine. The theme is optional; you may doodle about whatever you want. If I like it you get get extra credit.
2) Trackword – Read the directions!
3) Read something.
4) Nap. Just don’t snore.
5) Stare blankly (and silently) into space.
Tomorrow’s Test: Vocabulary, “Motto” and “Delinquent” and whatever else we’ve done in class this week. Here’s a preview:
“Warm Up 8/27/15.” Write the answer, not the letter.
Vocabulary Update. (Add to notebook.)
connotation (n): what a word makes you think about (co- means together or with – the thought that goes with)
denotation (n): the dictionary definition of the word
“Delinquent” by Langston Hughes
I will be checking vocabulary definitions while you work.
“Warm Up, 8/25/15.” Answers 1-8 will be vocabulary words. Use your pink sheet to help you. For #1-4, choose which word best fits the picture and complete the sentence with a reason you think so. Copy #5-6. Write the word only for #7 and #8. (#9 and #10 are just to see if you were listening yesterday.)
|(in your notebook)
Motto by Langston Hughes
I play it cool
1) What is a motto?
Audio Feature: The concept of “digging.”
Short Explanation Paper Assignment. Due next Tuesday, 9/1. (Add to your assignment book/planner.)
Welcome to Seventh Grade English!
(Short classes today due to the Tour Schedule.)
Seating Charts/Schedules/Name Pronunciation, etc.
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. Rate your knowledge of this week’s words.
x : y :: a : b. Translation: x is related to y in the same way that a is related to b.
Example –> ice : melt : garbage : rot.
In Notebook: “Warm Up, 8/24/15.” Copy 1-3. Show your work on #4.