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I have taught Language Arts to teens for over fifteen years, including essay writing and vocabulary enrichment for gifted and talented students. By ensuring a constant supply of rich subject matter, and by encouraging self-confidence, self-discipline, and independence, I will prepare our 7th graders for the next stage of their education.

Friday, March 6, 2015

DAILY HOMEWORK & HELPFUL LINKS

This is the daily homework for Mrs. Minor's classes:

Monday: Reading Log and Spelling (format for Reading Log below)
Tuesday: Reading Log and Spelling
Wednesday: Reading Log and Spelling
Thursday: Reading Log and Spelling (Spelling due & test on Lesson Friday morning)
Friday: Reading Log (due Monday or next school day)

Note: Spelling Review Lessons have 6 pages and there is no test on Friday.

Click here for information on Extra Credit.

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To contact Mrs. Minor directly: gminor@rcsdk8.net

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  NAME _______________________                    PERIOD ____
        
READING LOG
30 MINUTES READING PER NIGHT-50 words written

CLASS WEBSITE: www.mrsminorsclasses.blogspot.com (check here for what’s going on in our classes)

Ideas for Log Entries
: summary; personal reaction; character analysis; analysis of literary technique; what the dialogue reveals about the character’s personality; analyze cause & effect, identify idioms, analogies, metaphors, or similes; definitions of 5 new words; discuss a theme the author is advancing; analyze how the author is developing the plot; cool descriptions of setting or place; wild & crazy stuff you love about the section you read. ENJOY!!!

Title of Book ____________________ Author ___________________ # of pages ____

_____MONDAY:
pages read _________

















_____TUESDAY: pages read _________

















_____WEDNESDAY: pages read _________












_____THURSDAY: pages read _________














_____FRIDAY: pages read _________




 








Tuesday, December 16, 2014

12/15/14 --- 12/19/14




HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!
CLASSES RESUME Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Friday, November 14, 2014

11/10/14---11/14/14

KIDS STAYING IN CLASS NEXT WEEK WILL HAVE OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES (hint: we may get outside and do some gardening and nature hikes!)