Monday, February 13, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

Minimal Day: See chart below on this post.

Self-Starter:  Learn about using Informal Citation.

About research and essay -- Essay due by the end of class next time -- February 15.
informal citation -- Use three or more informal citations in your essay.  These will refer to the sources you used when you did research on the subject of your historical novel.

Research and Essay for Historical Fiction:    -- Due February 15. 
We will be in Lab 201 on Wednesday to FINISH the essays.  You should have your research done and be near to finishing when you come on Wednesday.  Bring your essay on a flash drive or have it saved on your student drive.

Book of the Month Essay for Historical Fiction.docx

Historical Fiction Essay Research.docx

Rubric for Historical Fiction Essay.docx

The essay will be graded based on your writing a complete essay, presenting your research on the background of your novel, using informal citation, and using seventh-grade-appropriate conventions.  

Sample for Historical Fiction Essay 


 Watch Video of Words By Heart

A1 got to Lena has found her father at Hawk's Hill, and he's telling her about what happened.

A2 got to  Claudie telling about the "white hats"

A3 got to before "before Mr. Starnes come, do you want to say goodbye?"

A4 got to where Lena had just taken Tater home.

Your spelling test on "mis-" will be on Friday, February 17.
Vocabulary/Spelling #11             Test on February 17, 2012
Prefix to study:   mis- which means incorrect, bad 
  1. mistake
  2. misprint
  3. misplace
  4. misinform
  5. misuse

If you have not finished your book assessment from the 9th, finish it up during Cave Time on Tuesday or Thursday. 

This post originally published 2-9-12
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