THIS WEEK IN ELA 7TH GRADE
This week we will begin drafting our essay from our unit on The story of Emmett Till, starting with the introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion. We will focus on appropriately using transition phrases and evidence in our writing. Students will have some time to draft in class but will be expected to finish at home for homework.
Read every night and mark book logs
Monday - complete introduction paragraph
Tuesday - Wednesday complete body paragraphs
Thursday - complete conclusion
This week in ELA 8th grade
This week we will begin our Literature Circle Unit on the Holocaust. Students will be assigned to small groups and given a novel to read in their literature circles. We will focus on establishing norms for the upcoming weeks, becoming familiar with the Triple Entry Journal Strategy and role sheets used by each participant. Additionally, students will be given their novels and group assignments.
Read every night and mark book logs.
Wednesday - Friday Complete scheduled reading assignments and work on logs or role sheets