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7th grade 10 11-12


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7th grade 10 11-12

  1. 1. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 10/11/12 7th Grade Language Arts Agenda: 1. Warm-up: Take out a piece of paper 2. Grammar 3. Biography Assignments: ‐Book Log TOMORROW!! 1
  2. 2. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 Lesson 2­ Singular and Plural nouns add ­s to most nouns add ­es to nouns that end in  s, sh, ch, x,  or z add ­s to most nouns that end in  o; add ­­es  to a few nouns  that end in  o (                             ) for most nouns ending in ­ y, change the  y to an i and add ­ es­ when a vowel comes before the  y, just add ­ s­ ; for most nouns ending in  f or fe, change the  f to a v and add  ­es or ­s; just add  ­s to a few nouns ending in  f or fe  (                  ) for some nouns, keep the same spelling­   the plurals of some nouns are formed in irregular ways man­           ; child­                ; foot­               ; mouse­   2
  3. 3. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 Circle the 10 misspelled words and spell them correctly. Ancient observeres thought stars were the flickering torchs of the gods. These old believs are poetic. However, the real reason stars twinkle is that their light must pass through the Earths atmosphere. Moving air currentes and dust cause starlight to bend. Our ancestores may not have understood why stares twinkle. However, they could enjoy seeing thousandes of them while watching their flocks of sheeps. During our lifes, artificial lighting has brightened the night sky over citys. Rayes from streetlightes and neon signs of factorys obscure our view. Today pollution interferes with our searchs of the night skys. 3
  4. 4. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 Outlining • A good paper has three main parts‐the introduction, the body, and the conclusion. The introduction presents the topic or purpose, the body provides the information, and the conclusion summarizes the main ideas of the presentation. • Many writers develop the outline of the body first. It helps them focus their material in an organized way. The introduction and conclusion become easier to write when the body of the speech is “under control.” 4
  5. 5. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 I. Introduction A. Hook B. Thesis Statement (briefly describe the person and what notable thing they did) C. Preview 1. Personal Information 2. Accomplishments 3. Qualities that made the person interesting 4. Your choice II. Personal Information A. Birth date and birthplace B. Family life C. Education D. Occupation(s) E. Death date and location (if applicable) III. Accomplishments A. What did the person accomplish that makes him/her memorable? B. What contribution did they make to society? IV. Qualities that made the person interesting A. What are some qualities that made the person worth researching? B. What are some qualities that made the person worth researching? V. Your Choice A. Choose something about your person to write about B. Choose something about your person to write about VI. Conclusion A. Summarize your thesis B. Summarize your main points C. Leave your reader with something to think about *This is a good outline to follow. You may certainly make minor changes here and there, but each of these items should be discussed in your paper in a logical way. 5
  6. 6. 7th grade 10­11­12.notebook October 11, 2012 6