English & Language Arts

Miss Turner ELA Classwork for March 16 - 20

To all 7th Grade ELA students: Go to your English and Literature Google Classrooms, Newsela and Freckle to work on specific assignments.  Below is a list of assignments and directions for each assignment.

Assignment List for the week:

Newsela: Read and do all activities  Pass quiz with at least 3 out of 4 or 75%

Mother Lion Adopts Leopard Cub

From Show Dog to Service Dog

Ranking Girl Scout Cookies


Literature Google Classroom #6: Read Dirk the Protector:  PDF in Streaming Section. Answer ?s on P.285-287. Complete 285 ?s 1-9 and tan square, Vocabulary in Context and Language

Literature Google Classroom #8: Read Encounter with Martin Luther King Jr. PDF in Streaming Section.  P. 266-272. Answer P. 273 ?s 1-9 and tan square, P. 274 Vocabulary in Context

Writing Prompt:  

English Google Classroom #25: Answer Page 287 Writing Prompt: write 1 paragraph explaining If Dirk could talk what kind of story might he tell?  Why? 3 paragraphs retelling part of the story from Dirk’s point of view

Freckle: 20 min per day

Assignments in Tracker:

#s: 13, 55, 03, 41, 60, 87, 13 (Claims)

Book Report: Instructions in Streaming Section

Due April 15th

Miss Turner’s Grade 7 Fiction Book Report Instruction Sheet

Turn in typed part on Google Classroom or attached to picture

Turn in drawing in bin on due date

Due April 15, 2020

 * This is only a template to follow to guide you in writing your report. Your report must include the following information in this format.

 Paragraph 1:  Introduction

  1. Title

  2. Author

  3. Genre

 Paragraph 2-characters (Section can be more than 1 paragraph if needed)  Only describe 3 main characters

  1. Main Character

Describe the character

The main character does the right thing when….. and/or

I can identify with the character when……

  1. Another Character

·         Details about this character

  1. Another Character

·         Details about this character


Paragraph 3-Setting

Describe the time and place of the story

Comments about the setting


Paragraph 4-Theme

What is the author trying to say in this story? What is the lesson in life? Is there a moral to this story?

This is a story about (courage, working hard, doing the right thing, greed, importance of friends, jealousy, love caring, happiness, sadness?)

This book showed me/I learned from this story

State a problem in the story and how it was solved

Paragraph 5-10-Plot: The Action/Summary of what happened in the story

Summary of the story (list up to 6 events that happened in the story; keep them in order)

Include the Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Actions and Resolution


Concluding Paragraph -Evaluation of the book

What did you think of the book?

What did you like about the book?

What didn’t you like about the book?

Was the story confusing or hard to believe?

Was the story predictable?

The ending was…..


***Draw/Create an 81/2 by 11 page illustration from the book.  It could be a mock cover or an illustration from the plot of the story.  Turn in when school resumes.