• Welcome to 7th Grade English!

    Mrs. Wilson's Weekly Lesson Plans

    (These plans are tentative and sometimes change based upon the needs of my students and our pace in the classroom.)

    Lesson Plans for the Week of September 26-30:  

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

    • 9/26: NO SCHOOL- Enjoy the fair!
    • 9/27: Spelling pre-test Unit 5-students will receive a word list for the week to study for the post test on 9/30.    Reading logs will be discussed and assigned for the week.  The logs will be posted each Monday on Google Classroom.  Students will need to read 20 minutes Monday-Thursday and the logs are due each Friday. Memoir lesson: Rough draft writing of memoir-how to write an effective conclusion - finish rough drafts of memoirs/ begin typing second drafts in Google Classroom.  
    • 9/28: Memoir revision lesson: Bold beginnings; Students will write three different new beginnings to their memoirs. 
    • 9/29: Cursive/Memoir lesson: Adding sensory adjectives/figurative language
    • 9/30: Reading logs are due/Spelling Test - Unit 5; Memoir: Final editing/proofreading: ** MEMOIRS due by the end of the hour today. ** 

     

     

     

     

    Lesson Plans for the Week of September 19-23:  

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

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    • 9/19: Spelling pre-test Unit 4-students will receive a word list for the week to study for the post test on 9/23.    Reading logs will be discussed and assigned for the week.  The logs will be posted each Monday on Google Classroom.  Students will need to read 20 minutes Monday-Thursday and the logs are due each Friday. Memoir lesson: Studying mentor texts to learn characteristics of memoir
    • 9/20: Memoir lesson: Review memoir; Selecting Your Topic activities/Pre-writing 
    • 9/21: Memoir lesson: Writing rough drafts of memoirs- how do I begin? 
    • 9/22: Cursive/Memoir lesson: Rough draft writing of memoir-how to write an effective conclusion 
    • 9/23: 1/2 Day- Reading logs are due/Spelling Test - Unit 4/ Finish rough drafts of memoirs. 

     

     

     

     

    Lesson Plans for the Week of September 12-16:  

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

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    • 9/12: Spelling pre-test Unit 3-students will receive a word list for the week to study for the post test on 9/16.    Reading logs will be discussed and assigned for the week.  The logs will be posted each Monday on Google Classroom.  Students will need to read 20 minutes Monday-Thursday and the logs are due each Friday. Students will begin their persuasive pre-assessment.  
    • 9/13: Persuasive paragraph writing pre-test continues     
    • 9/14: DRA testing/ finish persuasive essay and submit in Google Classroom
    • 9/15: Cursive/Introduction to memoir- What makes an effective memoir? What is in the heart of memoir? Make heart maps.
    • 9/16: Spelling Test - Unit 3; Memoir text reading/questions 

     

     

     

    Lesson Plans for the Week of September 5-9:  

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

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    • 9/5: No School - Labor Day
    • 9/6: Spelling pre-test Unit 2-students will receive a word list for the week to study for the post test on 9/9. We will continue rough drafts of "Where I'm From" poems. 
    • 9/7: Students will proofread/edit their poems and begin publishing.
    • 9/8: Cursive//Publish poems/share in small groups/Begin persuasive paragraph writing pre-test.
    • 9/9: Spelling Test - Unit 2; Persuasive paragraph writing pre-test continues

     

    Lesson Plans for the Week of August 29-September 2:

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

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    • 8/29: Readworks article/questions/Spelling pre-test Unit 1-students will receive a word list for the week to study for the post test on 9/1. We will present our "All About Me" posters with partners to the class. 
    • 8/30: "Where I'm From" poetry lesson: Videos/samples/brainstorming session
    • 8/31: Students will write a rough draft of their, "Where I'm From" poems.
    • 9/1: Cursive/Spelling Test/Publish poems/share in small groups.
    • 8/26: No School

     

    Back to School Lesson Plans for the Week of August 22-26:

    English 7 and Advanced ELA 7:

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    • 8/22: No School
    • 8/23: Welcome to 7th grade ELA!/course syllabus/Icebreaker activity
    • 8/24: Letter to Myself activity/goal setting for the school year; "All About Me" activity
    • 8/25: Cursive; "All About Me" continued
    • 8/26: Spelling Achievement Pre-Test will be given; Present activity to the class.