English & Language Arts

Miss Turner’s Class Wk. 3 March 30-April 3  Review and Revisions


Hi.  Hope you are all doing well.  Make sure you have all of the following Newsela, Freckle and Holt assignments completed and Turned In by Friday, April 3.  If I have graded Google Classroom work and made comments or sections are missing you may make revisions and resubmit your work for additional points this week.  


The Book Report will be due by April 15.  I am offering Extra Credit points to students who have their Book Report completed with quality work that meets the length requirements on the instruction sheet and are Turned In before April 15.  If you have any questions you can email me at jturner@mtwain.k12.ca.us or message me through Google Classroom.


Miss Turner



Book Report:  Finish reading your book and complete the Book Report assignment in Literature Google Classroom Assignment #9 and turn in.  Note extra credit mentioned above for turning in completed, full length quality assignments before April 15. Officially due by April 15.  Instructions for the Book Report are below for your convenience.  


Newsela:  Finish the 6 articles that have been assigned:


  1. Mother Lion Adopts Leopard Cub

  2. From Show Dog to Service Dog

  3. Ranking Girl Scout Cookies


  1. Penguins - Chicago Aquarium Release Penguins

  2. Board Games for Quarantine 

  3. Llama at the wedding


Freckle:  Finish assigned work:


Assignments in Tracker:

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


Assignments in Tracker:

#s: 80, 32, 79, 29, 69, 19, 60, 35


Holt:  Read Dirks the Protector and Encounter with Martin Luther King.  Finish the following assignments and Turn in or make revisions and resubmit for additional points.


Wk. 1

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


Wk. 2


Re-Read Dirk the Protector:  PDF in Streaming Section or on the Website. P. 278-284. 

  1. Write a 4-5 paragraph summary of the story. English Google Classroom Assignment #26 to type your summary is in Google Classroom English. 

  2. Take Test in Literature Google Classroom #10. Type in your answers following the directions and turn in,


Re-Read Encounter with Martin Luther King Jr. PDF in Streaming Section or on the Website.  P. 266-272.  

  1. Write a 4-5 paragraph summary of the story. English Google Classroom Assignment #27 to type your summary is in Google Classroom English. 

  2. Take Test in Literature Google Classroom #11. Type in your answers following the directions and turn in,



Writing Prompt:  

Encounter with Martin Luther King Summary listed above

Dirk the Protector Summary listed above




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.