welcome! mrs. buckwalter carl sandburg middle school english 7 [email protected]

18
WELCOME! WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 English 7 [email protected]. [email protected]. us us

Upload: marianna-smith

Post on 20-Jan-2016

233 views

Category:

Documents


0 download

TRANSCRIPT

Page 1: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

WELCOME!WELCOME!

Mrs. BuckwalterMrs. Buckwalter

Carl Sandburg Middle SchoolCarl Sandburg Middle School

English 7English 7

[email protected]@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

Page 2: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

WEBSITEWEBSITE

Page 3: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us
Page 4: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us
Page 5: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

The Language of LiteratureThe Language of Literature

Page 6: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

GenreGenre

Genre examplesGenre examples Science FictionScience Fiction FantasyFantasy DramaDrama Historical FictionHistorical Fiction ClassicClassic Non-fictionNon-fiction MysteryMystery Personal NarrativePersonal Narrative

Major Forms Major Forms Short StoryShort Story

DramaDramaNovelNovelPoetryPoetry

Page 7: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

Novels – 7Novels – 7thth

Page 8: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

Independent ReadingIndependent Reading

Novel assignmentsNovel assignments Read on ownRead on own Read at comfortable reading level or read Read at comfortable reading level or read upup NONO novels that also have film/movie without novels that also have film/movie without

prior teacher permissionprior teacher permission ShortShort assignment due for each assignment due for each

Page 9: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

Writing FundamentalsWriting Fundamentals

Page 10: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

WRITINGWRITING CREATIVE WRITINGCREATIVE WRITING

BUILDS FLUENCY BUILDS FLUENCY ENLARGES VOCABULARYENLARGES VOCABULARY ALLOWS SELF EXPRESSION ALLOWS SELF EXPRESSION DEVELOPS BRAINDEVELOPS BRAIN CREATES AWARENESS OF AUDIENCECREATES AWARENESS OF AUDIENCE

Page 11: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

WRITINGWRITING

CONSTRUCTED RESPONSESCONSTRUCTED RESPONSES Response to a questionResponse to a question Answering the question that is askedAnswering the question that is asked

ESSAYS (short and long)ESSAYS (short and long) Persuasive Persuasive Narrative Narrative DescriptiveDescriptive ExpositoryExpository Comparison/contrastComparison/contrast

Page 12: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

SPEAKING SPEAKING Participation in small group settingParticipation in small group setting Presentation of projectsPresentation of projects

Reading aloud to class and in classReading aloud to class and in class

Reader’s theatreReader’s theatre

And moreAnd more

AIDING IN UNDERSTANDING

ANALYZING INFORMATION

SUMMARIZING EVENTS

DETERMINING RELEVANCY

IDENTIFYING NEW VOCABULARY

Page 13: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

PREPARED FOR CLASSPREPARED FOR CLASS

Composition Notebook- a one subject notebook Composition Notebook- a one subject notebook Binder with paper (1” works best) and dividers Binder with paper (1” works best) and dividers Pens – blue or black ink (NO other color Pens – blue or black ink (NO other color

accepted on work handed in)accepted on work handed in) Pencils (2)Pencils (2) Agenda bookAgenda book

Page 14: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

EVALUATIONEVALUATION

TOTAL POINTS TOTAL POINTS Assignments (add to approximately one Assignments (add to approximately one

test grade)test grade) Writings (drafts and final revisions)Writings (drafts and final revisions) Quizzzes/TestsQuizzzes/Tests Projects/ReportsProjects/Reports Classroom participation Classroom participation

Page 15: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

ASSIGNMENTSASSIGNMENTS Late work is accepted on an individual Late work is accepted on an individual

basis – depending upon originality of basis – depending upon originality of writing/thought asked forwriting/thought asked for

• Daily Assignments? Not usually.Daily Assignments? Not usually.• Novel Reports? Yes, with 10% penalty per dayNovel Reports? Yes, with 10% penalty per day• Writing Assignments? Yes, with 10% Writing Assignments? Yes, with 10%

penalty per day.penalty per day.• Worksheets & Practices? noWorksheets & Practices? no• Homework Pass given each Homework Pass given each

marking periodmarking period

Page 16: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

CHECK HOME ACCESS CHECK HOME ACCESS REGULARLYREGULARLY!!

Update your information!Update your information!

Page 17: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

ABSENCE & MAKE-UP WORKABSENCE & MAKE-UP WORK

Responsible for work missed!!Responsible for work missed!!

Check folders in classroom!Check folders in classroom! Check website!Check website! Email / talk to teacherEmail / talk to teacher Call a Call a reliablereliable friend friend

Deadline: Deadline: one week one week after return unless teacher after return unless teacher gives extensiongives extension

Page 18: WELCOME! Mrs. Buckwalter Carl Sandburg Middle School English 7 mbuckwalter@neshaminy.k12.pa.us

““There is much difference between imitating a There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him.”man and counterfeiting him.”

- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher..

Plagiarism is presenting someone else's Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as if it were your own, whether you work as if it were your own, whether you mean to or not. mean to or not. ( http://www.best-quotes-poems.com/plagiarism-quotes.html )( http://www.best-quotes-poems.com/plagiarism-quotes.html )

USING ANOTHER’S WORK