Mrs. Farmer's ELA/Reading Classroom

Be a Trailblazer. Be a Writer.

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Mrs. Farmer's Weekly News: Monday, May 16th- Friday, May 20th

The students are on fire with creativity in their narrative writing! They are using active verbs and wonderful descriptive adjectives. It is so wonderful to see their progress as creative writers!

Week-At-A-Glance

Common Core Standards Covered This Week:


CCSS.W.7.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured sequences.

a. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view of characters.

CCSS.W.7.2: Write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information.

CCSS.RL.7.5: Analyze how a drama' s or poem's form or structure contributes to its meaning.


Monday: Bellwork. Students will choose a pop "clean version" song to analyze for figurative language. This is a 2-day project.

Tuesday: Bellwork. Complete poetry project.

Wednesday: Bellwork. Students will create a digital version of their poetry project, including their own original ballad poem on Google Slides.

Thursday: Bellwork. Students will complete the digital version of their project and original poem on Google Slides and turn

into Google Classroom.

Friday: Students will have a checkpoint on figurative language and review for final on Tuesday (of next week).

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"Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day"

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