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Class Name: 7th Grade Gifted
Teacher: Claudia Santoyo
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Due: May 29
Last Modified: May 13 2:03 PM
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PROJECT GRADEThe Outsiders Annotations Due.

I will NOT accept your book if it is not turned in ON TIME during class. 

I will NOT accept your book if it is not completely annotated.

NO EXCUSES

I am available before or after school to check your annotations. 



Due: May 22
Last Modified: May 13 1:58 PM
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PROJECT GRADE:

Type a (1) page minimum theme analysis of The Outsiders, "Freak the Mighty," and "Amigo Brothers."  Use the attached model as a guide.



Due: May 20
Last Modified: May 13 8:34 AM
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Unit 13 Vocabulary TEST

Due: Apr 15
Last Modified: Apr 10 10:19 AM
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Unit 11 Vocabulary TEST
Due: Mar 19
Last Modified: Mar 18 3:45 PM
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Unit 10 Vocabulary TEST

*Edited to ADD:

Dear Students,

You will no longer have the full class period to finish the test.  All vocabulary tests will be one hour long unless you have extended time.

Please be sure to study!


Due: Mar 19
Last Modified: Feb 27 9:45 AM
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Please have your novel, The Outsiders by SE Hinton TODAY.  NO exceptions.
Due: Mar 15
Last Modified: Mar 8 10:06 AM
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Please remember that if you get locked out of Reading Plus this week, you need to email Ms. Gloria Acosta, gacosta@doralacademyprep.org.

xoxo



Due: Mar 7
Last Modified: Mar 7 3:25 PM
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Argumentative Essay - Completed Rough Draft

You received your revised introduction and two body paragraphs.  Make all revision and type conclusion.  Do not throw away any of your drafts.  You will need to staple them to your NEW introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion

Your essay must be:  TYPED, Double-spaced, 12 PT Times New Roman.


Due: Mar 5
Last Modified: Mar 4 2:19 PM
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Bring your Study Sync book to class.  We will be working with pages 64-68 of The Powers That Be.

If you do not have your book, you will receive a Z.


Due: Mar 5
Last Modified: Mar 4 12:46 PM
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PROJECT GRADE:

Type a (1) page minimum theme analysis of The Giver, "Pleasantville," and a song of your choosing.  Use the attached model as a guide.


Due: Feb 25
Last Modified: Feb 22 9:04 AM
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Type your REVISED introduction and BOTH your body paragraphs, INCLUDING your counterclaim for your argumentative essay as to whether or not the production and use of the penny should be eliminated in the United States. Remember that you had time in class to work on this assignment and ask me any questions.

MUST be: 

  • Double-Spaced
  • 12 PT Times New Roman

Due: Feb 25
Last Modified: Feb 19 8:52 AM
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Unit 9 Vocabulary TEST
Due: Feb 21
Last Modified: Feb 20 3:31 PM
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The Giver Annotations - Full Book Check

*PROJECT Grade

*Books that are not completely annotated will not be accepted. This is PER THE SYLLABUS.  Incomplete books will receive an F.  No partial grade will be given.

 *NO late books or books turned in after the class period.  If you forget your book, you will EARN a Z.

*All books must have the attached ANNOTATIONS guide inside the book.


Due: Feb 21
Last Modified: Feb 19 2:01 PM
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Lowry's ending of The Giver is an ambiguous ending.  Readers are left to interpret what happens to Jonas and Gabriel.  Write a continuation of the ending for The Giver.  Begin your continuation with the last line from the novel:

Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too.  But perhaps it was only an echo.

MUST be:

Typed

12 PT/Times New Roman

Double-Spaced

1 Page MINIMUM - NO EXCEPTIONS

*Make sure you model your writing after Lowry's voice - diction, style, and syntax.


Due: Feb 14
Last Modified: Feb 11 1:26 PM
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Define Unit 9 Vocabulary Words.  These are the same on vocabtest.com
Due: Feb 14
Last Modified: Feb 8 10:51 AM
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The Giver:  Read & Annotate Chapters 17-19; Be sure your book is completely annotated Chapters 1-19.
Due: Feb 12
Last Modified: Feb 5 10:34 AM
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Unit 8 Vocabulary TEST
Due: Feb 6
Last Modified: Feb 5 2:47 PM
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  1. Read & Annotate The Giver - Chapters 11-12.  Please remember you need to be up to date on your annotations.  I can collect your book at ANY time and check that your are completing your cw/hw assignments.
  2. Write a one page description of your FAVORITE memory.  Must be typed & double-spaced. *8th period - *This assignment is due Thursday.

Due: Feb 4
Last Modified: Jan 31 3:13 PM
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Read & Annotate The Giver Chapters 5-8
Due: Jan 31
Last Modified: Jan 29 3:09 PM
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  1. Type a score analysis of your final exam informative essay.  Use the informative essay rubric, the scored analysis, and your essay to complete. If you have any questions, please see me before or after school.  ****This is worth a PROJECT grade.  No late papers, untyped papers, assignments on USB, or emailed papers will be accepted.
  2. You will have another in class informative essay.  Please be sure to study your rubric so you understand the requirements.  This will be worth a TEST grade.

Due: Jan 25
Last Modified: Jan 23 10:17 AM
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  1. Define Unit 8 Vocabulary
  2. Type Argumentative Essay Introduction Paragraph

Due: Jan 23
Last Modified: Jan 17 9:34 AM
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  1. The Giver:  Read & ANNOTATE Chapters 3 & 4
  2. Unit 7 Vocabulary TEST

Due: Jan 17
Last Modified: Jan 15 1:21 PM

The Giver:  Read & ANNOTATE Chapters 1-2.  Remember what we discussed in class.  MIN ONE THOUGHTFUL/ANALYTICAL annotation per page. 

Focus on the themes discussed in class:

Sameness

Rules

Rituals/Ceremonies

Precision of Language


Due: Jan 11
Last Modified: Jan 8 12:05 PM
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Today you copied the second exemplar body paragraph, and we worked on a collaborative conclusion.

Please type the ENTIRE exemplar essay we worked on together. Print TWO copies.  Staple one to the partial essay I returned to you last class and place the other one in your binder.  This is an EASY A.  No excuses.


Due: Jan 9
Last Modified: Jan 8 12:06 PM
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Today you are taking an FSA Informative Writing TEST in class.  Be sure to have studied your notes, the informative writing rubric, and the exemplar we worked on in class
Due: 12/20/2018
Last Modified: 12/7/2018 10:36 AM
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Unit 6 Vocabulary TEST
Due: 12/20/2018
Last Modified: 12/6/2018 8:38 AM
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The Giver by Lois Lowry

PLEASE have your BOOK.  No EXCUSES!  I will not accept copies of orders as proof that you have your book. 


Due: 12/14/2018
Last Modified: 12/11/2018 2:37 PM
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TODAY, you will have your The Miracle Worker TEST.  As discussed in class, please prepare by:

  1. Choosing which character's personality you will analyze.
  2. Selecting his/her defining trait (ONLY ONE).  *Look up synonyms for the defining characteristic so that your writing is not repetitive.
  3. Finding a MIN of two examples in the text that best highlight the character's defining quality.  Save yourself time and HIGHLIGHT these examples so you have them ready. 

Remember, your test grade is ONLY the character analysis.  I will help you by providing the template, but you have to put in the work and do your research ahead of time.

*I am NOT collecting any of the above.

*BRING your book to class.  NO BOOK = F


Due: 12/6/2018
Last Modified: 12/3/2018 2:25 PM
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Type the introduction and body paragraph we worked on as a class.  INCLUDE the second body paragraph based on the second reason in the THESIS. 

MUST BE TYPED, DOUBLE-SPACED.


Due: 12/4/2018
Last Modified: 11/29/2018 10:11 AM
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Define Unit 6 Vocabulary Words:

  1. anonymous
  2. browse
  3. dupe
  4. dynamic
  5. eradicate
  6. frustrate
  7. grim
  8. inimitable
  9. makeshift
  10. marginal
  11. pending
  12. prescribe
  13. preview
  14. prominent
  15. quaint
  16. reluctant
  17. scrimp
  18. snare
  19. utmost
  20. vengeance

Due: 11/30/2018
Last Modified: 11/27/2018 2:36 PM
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Study for Unit 5 VOCABULARY TEST.

Be sure to study the synonyms & antonyms!


Due: 11/15/2018
Last Modified: 11/9/2018 12:56 PM
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Study for Unit 6: Grammar TEST
Due: 11/13/2018
Last Modified: 11/7/2018 12:50 PM
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Define Unit 5 Vocabulary:

  1. anecdote
  2. consolidate
  3. counterfeit
  4. docile
  5. dominate
  6. entreat
  7. fallible
  8. fickle
  9. fugitive
  10. grimy
  11. iota
  12. maul
  13. potential
  14. radiant
  15. rural
  16. substantial
  17. tactful
  18. tamper
  19. ultimate
  20. uncertainty

Due: 11/8/2018
Last Modified: 11/5/2018 8:10 AM
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Read and summarize the attached article.

Your response MUST be typed and double-spaced.


Due: 11/8/2018
Last Modified: 11/2/2018 8:17 AM
Study for Unit 4 Vocabulary TEST
Due: 11/5/2018
Last Modified: 10/30/2018 2:20 PM
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  1. If you did not finish Discovering Voice Page 11, be sure to write 25 VERBS & 25 ADJECTIVES & their more precise synonyms.
  2. Read & ANNOTATE:  "New Directions" by Maya Angelou Study Sync Pages 45-47
  3. Write an extended response that answers the Writing Prompt on Page 49.

Must be TYPED/Double-Spaced.  DO NOT use first/second person.  USE at least two pieces of text evidence.



Due: 10/30/2018
Last Modified: 10/25/2018 2:24 PM
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  1. Define Unit 4 Vocabulary Words
  • alliance
  • bewilder
  • buffoon
  • controversial
  • dishearten
  • fruitless
  • hostile
  • inflammable
  • inflict
  • malignant
  • mortify
  • orthodox
  • procure
  • scurry
  • sodden
  • spirited
  • virtual
  • void
  • wayward
  • wince

Due: 10/25/2018
Last Modified: 10/23/2018 10:23 AM
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Unit 3 Vocabulary TEST
Due: 10/19/2018
Last Modified: 10/15/2018 9:34 AM
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Published diaries such as those of Anne Frank or Samuel Pepys, offer firsthand accounts of certain historical events or eras.  However, some people believe that diaries offer only one-sided views of complex issues,  Write an extended analysis arguing whether or not it is helpful to learn about the past from a specific person's personal experiences. Be sure to use at least TWO examples from your studies and/or personal observations and include THREE vocabulary words.

MUST be typed and double-spaced.


Due: 10/19/2018
Last Modified: 10/15/2018 1:06 PM
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The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
ISBN-10: 1416590846 
ISBN-13: 978-1416590842

*Edit on 10/15 was only to remove picture of book.

Due: 10/11/2018
Last Modified: 10/8/2018 3:04 PM
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  1. Define Unit 3 Vocabulary Words.
  2. Read & Annotate:  Study Sync:  The Other Side of the Sky
  3. Type a THEME analysis of The Other Side of the Sky

Due: 10/9/2018
Last Modified: 9/28/2018 1:42 PM
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Unit 2 Vocabulary TEST
Due: 10/9/2018
Last Modified: 10/5/2018 1:32 PM
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Bring your Study Sync book to class EVERY DAY.  You will receive an F if you do not have your book.
Due: 10/5/2018
Last Modified: 10/3/2018 1:56 PM
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Write a persuasive EXTENDED paragraph suggesting three changes that should be made to improve lunches in the school cafeteria.  Be sure to explain why such changes are necessary.  Support each of your suggestions with examples, facts, and personal observations.  Use a MINIMUM of the 3 words from Unit 2.

MUST BE TYPED AND DOUBLE SPACED.


Due: 10/3/2018
Last Modified: 10/1/2018 11:48 AM
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Today in class, we reviewed and analyzed one of Van Gogh's self-portraits.

For homework, you are to:

  1.  Create your own self-portrait.  While this is NOT an art class, you will be graded on EFFORT.  Portraits should be completed on unlined paper.  Lined paper entries will NOT be accepted.  Portraits must be COLORED in any medium of your choosing.  Portraits that are not colored will not be accepted.
  2. Write an analysis of your self-portrait in the same STYLE we used to write our analysis in class.  MUST be typed AND DOUBLE spaced.  Analyses that do not follow these directions will NOT be graded.

Due: 10/1/2018
Last Modified: 9/26/2018 10:56 AM
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1.  Define Unit 2 Vocabulary Words.  Have definitions, antonyms, and synonyms in the VOCABULARY section of your binder.
https://www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_word_test.php?grade=7&unit=2
Due: 9/21/2018
Last Modified: 9/20/2018 11:23 AM
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Reading Plus is DUE TODAY.  NO exceptions.
Due: 9/21/2018
Last Modified: 9/18/2018 2:55 PM
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  1. TYPE an extended paragraph about what you think are the qualities or personality traits that make a person successful.  Include your definition of success as well as THREE qualities a person must have in order to be successful.  Support your views with specific examples from your own observations, studies, and or readings.  MUST include a MINIMUM of THREE vocabulary words.
  2. Study for Unit 1 VOCABULARY TEST.

Due: 9/14/2018
Last Modified: 9/7/2018 10:35 AM
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READING PLUS DUE TODAY!
Due: 9/14/2018
Last Modified: 9/11/2018 9:15 AM
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Reading Plus DUE BEFORE midnight. NO exceptions.
Due: 9/14/2018
Last Modified: 9/11/2018 9:16 AM
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  1. Write a sentence for EACH vocabulary word.  MUST be TYPED.
  2. Study for Unit 1 Vocabulary quiz.

Due: 9/7/2018
Last Modified: 9/4/2018 8:41 AM
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Read & annotate Barrio Boy (Study Sync Pages 4-8)

Be prepared to discuss text & ANNOTATIONS.


Due: 8/29/2018
Last Modified: 8/30/2018 12:46 PM
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Please bring your Study Sync book to class. 

We will be completing the Reading Plus Insight Assessment today.  Please bring your earbuds/headphones.


Due: 8/29/2018
Last Modified: 8/17/2018 2:17 PM
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  1. Signed Syllabus
  2. Print Summer Project Presentation Rubric
  3. Project Presentation
  4. Motto

http://www.doralacademyprep.org/pdf/2018_Summer_Packets/ENGLISH%20SUMMER%20READI
Due: 8/27/2018
Last Modified: 8/17/2018 1:27 PM
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Summer Reading TEST

You will need your novel to complete the short answer portion of the exam. The multiple choice part is NOT open book.
Due: 8/27/2018
Last Modified: 8/22/2018 12:53 PM

BRING YOUR SUMMER READING NOVEL TO CLASS.

You NEED it to complete the short response portion of the exam.


Due: 8/23/2018
Last Modified: 8/17/2018 2:10 PM
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Composition N.B. DUE today.

Dear students,

While I understand you may not have all your supplies this week, please have your composition notebook today.

Thanks so much,
Santoyo