Seventh Grade Homework

Mon: review ditto due tomorrow

Tues: ditto 13-5 due tomorrow

Wed: none

Thurs: Review For Final

Fri:  Review For Final


Final Exam:  Wednesday 6/6, Will include Chapters 12, 13 and  14 and a diagram of the human heart to be labeled.





Supplies List for 7th Grade 2018-19



– Pens & Pencils (Red, Blue, Black)

– Writing notebooks (1 for writing workshop, 2 for grammar notes & exercises)

– Folder

– Highlighters


Social Studies 7th & 8th

  • 5 or 2 inch Binder
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pens & Pencils (colored)
  • Folder
  • USB memory stick



  • 1 marble notebooks
  • Note cards (index cards)
  • Pens & Pencils
  • Dry Erase Marker
  • Folder



  • 5 inch Binder
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Folder
  • Independent reading book

General Stuff:

-Tissue box(es)

-Clorox wipes

-Hand sanitizer

7th Grade Summer Reading Assignment:


This summer the upper grades are going to include a summer reading assignment for the children to keep them reading over the summer. The children are to pick two books from the list that follows. Be sure to have fun and give your opinions and understanding of the story within your assignments. Directions for the assignment are as follows:



DIRECTIONS:   You will have a total of six journal entries that will be written based on this book. Write your responses in a notebook and bring your work with you the first day of school. Each Journal entry should be at least 15 sentences. See the back for guidelines for writing each of these entries. Remember to use the checklists to self-check your work.


SCORING and GRADES: Summer Reading Journals will be collected by your Reading teacher at the beginning of next school year. You will be using your notes and knowledge of the book to participate in literature circles, activities, and class discussions. Teachers may also choose to assess your knowledge and comprehension of the book; therefore, it is important that you read the entire book!



ENTRY 1: Setting:                                                                                                                                     Possible Points/Points Earned

  • Identifies where and when the story takes place.
  • Explains how the setting affects the mood of the novel and how it affects the characters.
  • Includes examples and details from the text to support your response.



ENTRY 2: Character Analysis                                                                                                                        Possible Points/Points Earned

  • Describes the qualities of one of the characters in the book.
  • Includes reactions of other characters toward him/her.
  • Includes examples and details from the text to support your response.



ENTRY 3: Genre                                                                                                                                    Possible Points/Points Earned

  • Evaluates the text to determine its genre.
  • Explains why this book fits into the category that you chose.
  • Includes examples and details from the text to support your response.



ENTRY 4: Elements of Plot                                                                                                                        Possible Points/Points Earned

  • Identifies the conflict or problem in the story.
  • Describes the events that have contributed to the rising action of the story to this point.
  • Predicts what will happen next or how will the conflict be resolved.
  • Includes examples and details from the text to support your response.



ENTRY 5: Theme

  • Identifies the message that the author is trying to send to the reader.
  • Shares a valuable lesson about life that is learned from reading this book.
  • Includes examples and details from the text to support your response.



ENTRY 6: Reflection (Choose one of the following)

  • Rate the book on a scale from 1-5, with 5 being the highest rating. Justify your rating by analyzing the appropriateness for the intended age group, interest level, author’s style, etc. Think back to one part of the book that you related to the most. How did you make a personal connection with this part? Did it change your thinking about real life issues and events?



SUMMER READING LIST…Going into Seventh Grade


Suggested Titles:


Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Shark Beneath the Reef by Jean Craighead George

The Haymeadow by Gary Paulsen

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Boston Jane by Jennifer Holme

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet by Erin Dionne

Reckless by Cornelia Funke

Football Genius Series by Tim Green

Middle School is Worse than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm

Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley

No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman

Maximum Ride by James Patterson

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan

So B. It: a Novel by Sarah Weeks