Jennifer McNeff



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<Mrs. McNeff
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      Grade 7 English>

     Welcome to seventh grade English.  We will study the eight parts of speech , ELA conventions, and writing techniques to make our writing stronger. My email and google classroom codes are below. Students should join the class.

[email protected]
google.classroom.com

class codes

Period 2    yjbhpzz 

Period 3    dx7hxeb

Period 6    bbehwhv

Period 10   ytz4aq5

Period 11   4qfymjs


Homework and Assignments

Mrs. McNeff Room 115 Printer

Scope link
https://digital.scholastic.com/resources/classpasscode/?app=scope&state=%2Fhome-page-logged-out.html&role=classroom
The class code is duckrun9.

9/1/23
Study notes on prepositions and prepositional phrases. If possible please purchase a notebook and a pocket folder for English class. Students can let me know if they need me to provide these items for them.

9/5/23
Please join our google classroom. The codes for each  period are on the class pages and in google classroom. Anyone having trouble joining  just let me know.  Continue to study the notes on prepositions and prepositional phrases.

9/6/23
Please join our google classroom.  Study notes on prepositions. 

9/7/23
Study your notes on prepositions and prepositional phrases.

9/13/23
Read "Rescue At The Water's Edge". The link for Scope is posted in google classroom. The story is in the September 2021 issue. The code is duckrun9

9/14/23

If you are out of school  today, please take the practice quiz on "Rescue At The Water's Edge" in google classroom.

9/18/23
Complete the level one question from 'The Banana Tree" if you were here on Friday to read the story.

9/21/23
Read the poem "A Loaf of Poetry" and highlight all of the prepositional phrases. Use your notes to guide you. The poem is in google classroom.

9/25/23
Complete the prepositional phrase worksheet in google classroom. Test Thursday 9/28 on prepositional phrases.

9/26/23
Test this Thursday on Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases.

9/27/23
Test tomorrow on prepositions and prepositional phrases. Study the notes,  poems and worksheets.

10/2/23

Study the worksheet on Using Pronouns Correctly. There will be a test at the end of the week.

10/3/23
Study the worksheet on Using Pronouns Correctly. There will be a test at the end of this week

10/4/23
English Test on Using Pronouns Correctly will be Friday, Oct. 6. Study the worksheets and study guide.

10/5/23
Test tomorrow on Using Pronouns Correctly.

10/10/23 - 10/14/23
Capitalization Rules and October 2021 Scope story "El Magnifico" and "Should No. 21 Be Retired?"

10/16/23
Read The Monkey's Paw in the October 2017 issue of Scope on pages 18-23.

10/19/23
Complete the worksheets on The Monkey's Paw. Do your best. If you need help, let me know tomorrow.

10/23/23
Complete lessons 69-70 Capitalization if you didn't finish them in class. Study the rules and examples that at the top of each lesson.

10/24/23
Test on Thursday on capitalization. 

10/25/23
Test tomorrow on capitalization. Study Lessons 69 and 70.  Review study guide.

11/6/23
Finish close-reading questions for  "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in the October 2023 Scope.

11/21/23
Study the list of Troublesome Words I, II. There will be a test the week we return from Thanksgiving vacation.

11/29/23
Test on Friday 12/1/23 on Using Troublesome Words I & II. Review notes, worksheet, and study guide.

12/6/23 
Study the notes on Parallel Structure and complete the worksheet in google classroom if you
were absent.

1/8/24
Notes/Worksheet  on Linking Verbs

1/10/24
Sensory  Details Worksheet. Test on Friday 1/12/24

1/11/24
"January" by John Updike.  Read the poem and complete the questions. Test on Friday, 1/12/24.
         1/11/24
        Test tomorrow on "January".

1/18/24
Complete the Linking Verbs Worksheet if you were absent. Study Linking Verbs and Predicate Words for a test early next week. The notes/worksheets are in google classroom.

1/22/24
Test tomorrow on Linking Verbs and Predicate Words. Study worksheets in google classroom if you forget your sheets in school.

2/1/24
Test early next week on Plural and Possessive Nouns. Review worksheets and Study Guides. They are posted in google classroom if you forget them in school.

2/8/24
Study the worksheets of Irregular Verbs. Review the past form and past participle for each verb. 

2/14/24
Complete the worksheet on Commas Ex 2 that we started in class today.

2/20/24
Complete exercise 3 on the worksheet we did in class today. Tell which rule applies Rule 8 or Rule 9. Three sentences are correct and do not need commas. One sentence has both rules that apply to it.

2/22/24 
Complete Lessons 73 and 74 if you were absent . Worksheets and instructions are in google classroom. Test on Monday, 2/26/24, on commas. Study rules 1-6 and rules 8 and 9. Continue to study the irregular verbs packet.

2/23/24
Test on Monday. 2/26/24 Commas Rules 1-6 and 8 and 9. Bring your rule sheet.

3/1/24
Study Using Commas III rules 10-16.  Continue to study the past tense and past participles of irregular verbs. 

3/4/24
Label the highlighted words in "Jabberwocky". Tell what part of speech each word is. We worked on this in class today.

3/5/24
Complete the remake of "Jabberwocky" for homework. Fill in each blank with the part of speech indicated.

3/20/24
Study your worksheet on Using Apostrophes.

 3/21/24
Test tomorrow 3/22/24 on Apostrophes. Review the worksheets and study guides.

4/4/24
Review notes on the Perfect Tenses and complete the worksheet.

4/5/24
Review the notes on the Perfect Tenses and the worksheet on person, number, tense.

4/10/24
Review notes on the Perfect Tenses and Tense Consistency. There will be a test on Friday 4/12/24.

4/11/24
Test tomorrow 4/12/24 on the Perfect Tenses. Review worksheets and notes. 

4/12/24
Second period will take their test on Monday, 4/15/24.  Study the notes and worksheets on the perfect tenses.

4/16/24
Review notes and complete the worksheet on Progressive Forms: Present and Past     

4/19/24
Read "Paul Revere's Ride" if you were absent and complete the vocabulary sheet and the worksheet in google classroom.       

4/25/24
Study "Paul Revere's Ride" , vocabulary, and worksheets. There will be a test coming up.     

4/30/24
Test on Friday , May 3 on "Paul Revere's Ride". Study poem and worksheets.     

5/1/24
Periods 6,10,11 - Test tomorrow, Thursday 5/2/24 on "Paul Revere's Ride" Study the poem and worksheets.      
Periods 2,3 - Test on Friday, 5/3/24.   

5/2/24
Periods 2,3 English test Friday, 5/3/24. "Paul Revere's Ride". Study the poem and worksheets.

5/29/24
Complete the paragraph on your favorite character from WoodsRunner. This is a graded assignment. Due 5/30/24

5/30/24
Favorite Character paragraph due today.
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