August 25, 2015

Thank you for a great first day! I hope that you enjoyed your first day back at school too. Please make sure that you are checking this blog daily. I will post the agenda, notes, and documents that we used in class.

1. Names/Introductions
2. First Day Letter (expectations for the year)
3. Getting to Know Your Seat Partner
4. Student Interest Survey

1. Student Interest Survey
2. Find an SSR book
3. Return First Day Packet


August 24, 2015

Welcome to 7th grade! I am so excited to have you in my class this year. I love to read young adult novels and I hope that you do too! You will want to visit this blog frequently to keep track of what is going on in class on a daily basis. I will post the class agenda, homework, copies of class notes if you are absent, etc. Please bookmark this page on your computer so that you can find it again easily. You can also leave a comment on a post if you have a question or email me directly. My email address is I’m looking forward to a great year!

June 1, 2015


  1. Update Reading Record
  2. Chapter 14-16 Quiz
  3. Check Homework/Vocabulary
  4. Discussion/Analysis
  5. Read Chapters 17-18
  6. Answer Questions


1. Answer Chapters 17-18 Questions

2. Reading Record due tomorrow.  Typed Bibliography is extra credit!!

May 22, 2015


  1. Update Reading Record
  2. Quiz on Juno
  3. Check Homework
  4. Chapter 5-6 Analysis/Discussion
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Activity: Dream Sharing
  7. Read Chapters 7-9
  8. Answer Questions


1. Finish reading chapters 7-9 and answering questions if needed

May 18, 2015


  1. Update Reading Record
  2. Finish Utopia Project Presentations and Vote
  3. Giver Intro. PPT
  4. Pass out Books
  5. Read Chapters 1-2
  6. Vocabulary in Context
  7. Activity: The Evening of Feelings Ritual
  8. Pass Back Papers


1. Answer Chapters 1-2 Reading Questions for The Giver