Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011

Minimal Day

1. Self-Starter:  In your composition book, right after the last entry under "Notes and Quick-Writes," write the label "To Choose or Not to Choose: Jobs" with today's date, and write at least a half page about this statement:  "It would be easier to have someone tell you your occupation than for you to have to decide."  Write a paragraph or more, using a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion.  Prepare by filling in this outline:

Topic Sentence:  I do/don't think it would be better and easier to let someone else choose your career.
Supporting Details
Concluding Sentence:

From a stage adaptation of The Giver presented at BYU

2. Read from The Giver  -- Distopian Fiction
   A1 from  page 14 to page 26
   A2 from page 8, page break to page 20
   A3 from page 8 , page break to page 22, last paragraph
   A4 from top of page 8 to top of page 25




Paragraph Make-Up Assignment


You can use this worksheet to make up points when you misspell one of our seventh grade commonly confused words and lose points on an assignment:  Commonly Confused Word Make-Up.doc


Minimal Day
Time Period Minutes
8:15 – 9:15 1st Period 60 minutes
9:20 – 10:20 2nd Period/Announcements 60 minutes
10:20 – 10:45 First Lunch 25 minutes
10:50 – 11:50 3rd Period 60 minutes
10:25 – 11:25 3rd Period 60 minutes
11:25 – 11:50 Second Lunch 25 minutes
11:55 – 12:55 4th Period 60 minutes
 November/December Book-of-the-Month:  Distopian Fiction 
Our assessment will be on December 9.