Mrs. McClung's 7th Grade Writing Class

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Month: October 2019

October 28 – November 1

Regular Writing:

Monday: Revisit the writing process; Writing to Inform

Tuesday:  Brainstorming and Narrowing down the topic (Favorite holiday and why)

Wednesday: Sketch ideas/ graphic organizer/ expand on ideas (favorite holiday and why)

Thursday: Sketch ideas/ graphic organizer/ expand on ideas (favorite holiday and why); Write rough draft (hand write) (favorite holiday and why)

Friday: Work on rough draft

 

Advanced Writing:

Monday: Conjunctions Practice/Stations

Tuesday: Conjunctions Stations

Wednesday: Conjunctions Test

Thursday: Revisit the writing process; Writing to Inform

Friday: Brainstorming and Narrowing down the topic (Favorite holiday and why)

 

October 21-25

It’s a new 9 weeks!!!!!

 

Regular 7th Writing

Monday – Teacher Work Day (No Students)

Tuesday – Thursday – Stations on different types of conjunctions (TEKS: 10Di and 10Dvi)

Friday – Test over conjunctions

 

Advanced 7th Writing

Monday – Teacher Work Day (No Students)

Tuesday – Wednesday — Finish PBL Haunted House (TEKS: 11A,  11B)

Thursday – Friday — Conjunctions (TEKS: 10Di and 10Dvi)

October 14-18

REMINDER! Retakes for your test are MONDAY during enrichment!!!

 

Regular Writing:

Monday: Review Coordinating Conjunctions / Subordinating Conjunctions Notes

Tuesday: (I will be out today) Coordinating Conjunctions Practice / Subordinating Conjunctions Practice

Wednesday: Review Subordinating Conjunctions , Finish Practices

Thursday: Correlative Conjunctions Notes/Practice

Friday: Correlative Conjunctions Notes/Practice

**The 9 weeks ends FRIDAY!!*

** We will have a TEST over all conjunctions net week!! We will use these conjunctions in writing complex sentences and combining sentences together!

 

Advanced Writing:

Monday: Work on all PBL Haunted House project items (house plan, house design, descriptive writing real estate listing, brochure for people to come visit your haunted house)

Tuesday:  (I will be out today!) Work on all PBL Haunted House project items (house plan, house design, descriptive writing real estate listing, brochure for people to come visit your haunted house)

Wednesday – Friday: work on models of haunted house. These are due NEXT Tuesday. You will ONLY have Wed-Friday in class to work on them. All other work must be done outside of class OR during enrichment!!

 

October 7-11

**All test from Friday will be handed back on Tuesday. I’m still grading!

 

Monday: Roll-A-Story Halloween Version – around the room writing!

Tuesday: Roll-A-Story Halloween Version – around the room writing! (finish and revise/edit)

Wednesday: Roll-A-Story Halloween Version – around the room writing! (write final draft)

Thursday: Coordinating Conjunctions

Friday: Coordinating Conjunctions

 

Advanced Writing:

Monday :Roll-A-Story Halloween Version – around the room writing!

Tuesday : Roll-A-Story Halloween Version – around the room writing!

Wednesday – Friday: PBL Halloween Haunted House Project

September 30 – Oct 4

Monday: Pronoun Antecedent agreement in person, gender, and number

Tuesday: Pronoun Antecedent agreement in person, gender, and number AND Indefinite Pronoun Antecedent agreement

Wednesday: Test Review Stations

Thursday: Test Review Stations

Friday: Test (comma rules 1-3, pronoun antecedent agreement Parts 1-3, and helping verbs)

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