• Announcement:  Everything is due by Friday evening.  Check Edmodo for your assignment and quiz.

    Learning Objectives for the week:   

    Students will understand how to cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Students will determine or clarify the meaning of unknown words and phrases by using context clues and consulting the dictionary as needed.

    Students will write with varied sentence structure.

    Period 5/6 (optional for Periods 1/2 and 7/8):  Students will learn all of the above; in addition, students will gather relevant information from digital sources, quote or paraphrase the data while avoiding plagiarism and follow a standard format for citation.


    Here is a link to all of the 7th Grade Teachers' webpages for your convenience:  https://www.johnstown.k12.oh.us/Page/564




    Week Four:  April 20th - 24th 


    Checklist for the Week


    checkbox   Read Chapters 5-9 of The Hunger Games. 

    The book can be found here:  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins  You can use that link with your Smartphone as well as on a computer. 


    Here are some links to me reading if you prefer listening as you read:  

    *Note:  The links to Mrs. Dennis reading The Hunger Games will become active very soon.  You will also find them on Edmodo.

    Chapter 5 on Youtube:  Mrs. Dennis reads Hunger Games Chapter 5 

    Chapter 6 on Youtube:  Mrs. Dennis reads The Hunger Games Chapter 6

    Chapter 7:  Mrs. Dennis reads The Hunger Games Chapter 7

    Chapters 8:  Mrs. Dennis reads The Hunger Games Chapter 8

    Chapter 9: Mrs. Dennis reads The Hunger Games Chapter 9



    checkbox   Periods 1/2 and 7/8:  Do the assignment on Edmodo that has to do with character analysis.  You should do this assignment after reading Chapters 5-9.


    checkbox   Period 5/6:  Do the assignment on character analysis as well as the mythology compare/contrast assignment.  Both assignments should take about 30 min. total.  Periods 1/2 and 7/8 are welcome to do the mythology assignment as well.  Email me and I will send you instructions.


    checkbox   Take the quiz for Chapters 5-9 on Edmodo that will be posted.  


    checkbox   Optional:  Get on "All 7th Grade Classes" on Edmodo at 1:00 on Friday, April 24th, and I will send you a link to attend a Zoom meeting with all of my classes.  We have tried this before, and it wasn't toooooo  chaotic!   Everyone needs to use the group code:  dpmwj3 to join the class "All 7th Grade Students."  I will post the link there, and also a phone number you can call if you want to use a phone.  There will be a "Meeting ID" and a password that you'll need to enter into your phone or computer.  Also, there is third way to get on a Zoom meeting, and that is by downloading the app, Zoom, that looks something like this :   Zoom app picture  We will be discussing chapters 5-9 of The Hunger Games.  It will probably take about an hour, so if you need to enter the Zoom meeting late or leave early, that is quite alright. 


    As always, feel free to email me if you are having any difficulties.  All assignments this week are due Friday. Do not wait until the last minute to read all five chapters, however, because that will be about 60 pages to read in one day, plus take a quiz.  Procrastinators, please pace yourselves.  To have an easy time of it, start your reading on Monday!  


    Hope you have a wonderful week!  Enjoy The Hunger Games!!!!

    :) Mrs. Dennis