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    Online Instruction

    Subject: 7th Grade Language Arts

    Class Period(s): 6th period and 8th period

    Teacher Message:

      Happy week 5 of online instruction!! This is our last week of school!!! You did it!! After this week of assignments, you can enjoy your summer break. ***Just remember to follow the safety guidelines, and stay safe and healthy. 

     The assignment for week 5 on Edgenuiuty has two lessons. The first lesson is Choosing Precise Words to Eliminate Wordiness and Redundancy. The second lesson is Choosing Words Wisely. You need to complete both lessons.

        Both lessons on Edgenuity are set up as follow: warm -up, instruction, summary, assignment, and quiz. Take your time. As always, I know you will all do your best!! It is very important for these assignments and all of your previous assignments to be completed by the end of the day Friday, June 5th.

    *** REMEMBER: YOU MUST COMPLETE THE LESSONS IN ORDER FOR EACH WEEK AND CAN NOT MOVE ON TO THE NEXT WEEK'S ASSIGNMENT UNTIL YOU FINISH THE PREVIOUS WEEKS' ASSIGNMENTS

        If you have any questions, you can message me through the Edgenuity program, my school email (sandsl@hasdk12.org), and Study Island messages. 

     

     

    IMPORTANT: As per Mr. Diehl concerning locker contents and class book returns...The 7th grade pick-up is scheduled for Thursday, June 4th, from 9am-2pm. 8th Grade pick-up is scheduled for Friday, June 5th, from 9am-2pm.  We will expect anyone picking up items to wear masks and we will follow social distancing guidelines.  Families, please be patient as we would like to maintain a safe environment for all students, parents, and staff.  A drop off bin will be placed in front of the auditorium for textbooks and library books and pick-up will be in front of the main entrance. 

    **Also other information...the WHEMS PTA will be putting together an end of the year award and prize for those that have been diligently participating in distance learning.

     

    To my 7th Graders...I have missed seeing all of you very much. I am so proud of how hard you worked given this whole new way of learning we recently experienced. I am looking forward to seeing all of you again next year. We have more learning to do, more laughs to be shared, and more memories to be made!! It will be great year!! Enjoy your summer and be safe!!

     

     

    Weekly Objective(s)

     

    Lesson 1 Choosing Precise Words to Eliminate Wordiness and Redundancy

    Students will:

    1. Analyze the importance of word choice.

    2. Make thoughtful choices of specific words.

    3. Eliminate wordiness and redundancy.

     

    Lesson 2 Choosing Words Wisely

    Students will:

    1. Differentiate between synonyms and antonyms

    2. Use traditional reference material

    3. Select appropriate online resources

     

     

    Standards

    CC.1.5.7.G.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking based on Grade 7 level and content.
     

     

    PDN: List 10 synonyms for said.

             List 5 antonyms for energized.

     
     

     

      

     

    Lesson:      Edgenuity:  Choosing Precise Words to Eliminate Wordiness and Redundancy

                                            Choosing Words Wisely

                               (warm -up, instruction, summary, assignment, and quiz)

     

          Click on the Edgenuity logo or Edgenuity Student Login link below to login and access the lessons for this week. 

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    Independent Practice and Additional Resources:

     Study Island: Connotation and Denotation in Literature - 2.k.

                            Connotation and Denotation in Informational Text - 3.i.

     

    *Some fun videos to watch.

     1. 8 parts of Speech Video

    School House Rock Videos:

    2.  Nouns

    3.  Subjects and Predicates

    4.  Adverbs

    5.  Conjunctions

     

     

    Assignments and Assessments:

       The assignment for week 5 on Edgenuiuty has two lessons. The first lesson is Choosing Precise Words to Eliminate Wordiness and Redundancy. The second lesson is Choosing Words Wisely. You need to complete both lessons.

        Both lessons on Edgenuity are set up as follows: warm -up, instruction, summary, assignment, and quiz. 

        The assignment needs to be completed by the end of the day Friday, June 5th through Edgenuity.

     

     

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