7th Grade ELA Jeannine DeGeorges


Welcome to
7th Grade English Language Arts
with Mrs. DeGeorges!

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Friday, January 12 
Vocabulary Workshop Unit 6 Quiz - 
Part I - spelling
Part II - multiple-choice synonyms
Part III - writing sentences using vocab words
Part IV - know root word definitions and examples

Monday, January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. Day
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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

Tuesday, January 16
    Vocabulary Workshop Review 4-6
p. 80, 81, 82, 83, and 87 

Wednesday, January 17
practice quiz on verb types due tomorrow, Thursday

Thursday, January 18
Study for tomorrow's grammar quiz!  
Friday, January 19
know verb types:
action vs. linking
helping vs. main
transitive vs. intransitive
Friday, January 26 - Cumulative Vocabulary Test - know synonyms and spelling for all words units 1 through 6

Monday, February 12 -
Book Talk #2 Due - you should be reading a school-appropriate book of any genre.
Rubrics and assignment available in "Useful Links" to the left.  
Also - it would be great if you could have four highlighters in the colors pink, yellow, blue, and green by Tuesday, January 16.  We will be using them to color-code our essays to be sure we are using thesis statements, topic sentences, evidence, and vocabulary words.
Thank you so much! 

If you need to contact me via email, please use the following email address:  jdegeorges@stannesgcschool.org
Extra help is available Thursdays at 7:30