7th grade 9 13-12

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7th grade 9 13-12

  1. 1. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 9/13/12 7th Grade Language Arts Agenda: Assignments: 1. Warm-up: Understanding what you read -Spelling Post Test (F) 2. Spelling/Vocabulary -Lit Circles (W 9/19) 3. Grammar -Vocabulary Writing (F 9/21) 4. Literature -Reading Response (F 9/21) 1
  2. 2. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 Chapter 1, Lesson 4: Verb Phrases Verb Phrase: main verb + one or more helping verbs Main Verb: can stand by itself ex: Technology changes cities. The changes are rapid. Helping Verb: helps main verbs express action or show time ex: Technology will change cities. City dwellers should have been preparing for change. 2
  3. 3. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 Common Helping Verbs forms of be is, am, are, was, were, be, been forms of do  do, does, did  forms of have has, have, had  may, might, can, should, could,  others would, shall, will 3
  4. 4. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 1. Modern industrieshave allowedcities and towns to flourish. can cause 2. However, they ________ serious problems as well. can poison 3. Chemical wastes from factories _____________ our environment. is endangering 4. Pollution ____________ animals and plants. have been polluting 5. Automobiles ________________ the air for decades. 4
  5. 5. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 Chapter 1, Lesson 5: Compound Sentence Parts compound subject: two or more subjects that have the same verb ex: Tornadoes and hurricanes are dangerous. compound verb: two or more verbs that have the same subject ex: The swollen river rose and crested. Why does it matter? -Your writing can get repetitive if you do not use compounds. ex: Jaguars Gray wolves are endangered animals. are endangered animals. 5
  6. 6. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 1. Space stations and orbiting platforms are our first step away from Earth. 2. In the future, we may design and build outer-space cities. 3. Several nations or international groups could pool their resources. 4. They could create and manage a colony on the moon. 5. Minerals and other raw materials would be shipped to colonies in space. 6. We already design and plan model cities. 7. In one design, two huge cylinders and their solar panels form the main body of the space city. 8. The cylinders rotate and create an artificial gravity. 9. Special greenhouses shelter and sustain the citys food. 10. These cities or other space colonies could bring us closer to the stars. 6
  7. 7. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 Assignment: page 15 part B 7
  8. 8. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 PAGES 32-37 in Readers Handbook 1. Set a Purpose 2. Preview 3. Plan 4. Read with a purpose 5. Connect 6. Pause and Reflect 7. Reread 8. Remember 8
  9. 9. 7th grade 9­13­12.notebook September 13, 2012 9

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