ELA 702 & 8: Homework

Homework Calendar for classes ELA 702 and 8

7th Grade Homework

We will have 10 minutes in class to finish working on this tomorrow.


A. Choose any allegory you can think of (society, war, poverty) or smaller (laziness, overconfidence, etc.).

B. Create a social media profile including:

1.Profile pic,

2.About me,




C. Create a brief story around this character.

D. Create this on a separate sheet of paper.

E. Most Artistic – Most Poetic — Most original

Phantom Tollbooth and HW 1

Tuesday 5/23 — Gist Ch. 1 & Ch. 2


Follow the link below to read the Phantom Tollbooth online.


7th Grade In-Class Assignment 5/11

In Class Groups

  1. Add to Brain Development Anchor Chart [8-10 details] (95-96, 84-85, 72-75) (What are two questions that we still have about teenage brain development?)
  2. Make a simple anchor chart of the researchers road map (97) Explain to the class using each step: Where have we been? Where will we go next?
  3. “The Many Benefits, for Kids, of Playing Video Games.” – Gist each paragraph from pages 126-127.

Your group will present your findings to the class tomorrow.

4/19 8th Grade

  1. Define your half of the words:
    1. hybrid, traits, bushel, yields
    2. organism, bonanza, patent, corporation
  2. Read chapter 3 and start the chart on page 12 of the workbook.

8th Grade Vocabulary

Here is the vocabulary for this week’s vocabulary quiz on Friday. Keep working on your Readers Theater scripts for Friday.


7th & 8th Grade

7th Grade:

Monday: Complete short response question #4 on page 188. We will review this first thing in class tomorrow.


8th Grade:

Monday: Complete the short response question #4 on page 206

To Kill a Mockingbird essay is due on Friday



8th grade mini-essay assignment: To Kill a Mockingbird

For this month’s writing assignment, we will work on a mini writing assignment. For options 9 or 10 you will write an analytical, or explanatory essay that answers one of the prompts from the webpage below. For full credit, your writing should make a claim, have compelling language, use at least four pieces of textual evidence, and be at least four paragraphs long with each paragraph having a focus statement. This will be worth 40… Continue reading


8th Grade: Read Chapter 18 and complete pages 104-105

Vocabulary quiz on Friday will focus on Chapters 17-19 vocabulary and comparing and contrasting a scene from the movie.

2/6-2/7 7th Grade Homework

Monday: Complete chapter 18 & reader’s notes.

Tuesday: Complete chapter 19 & reader’s notes.

2/6 8th Grade Home Practice

Read chapter 17 and complete page 99.

Guess the vocabulary definitions on page 100 as you read the chapter.

Quiz Friday based on this weeks reading and new vocabulary.