Bonnie Ball

7th Grade ELA

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ASPEN ONLINE GRADING SYSTEM

The NGS Grading System is Aspen. It will show you up to date grades for your student. 

 

(423) 623-3811 ext. 243

Email: bonnie.ball@newportgrammar.org


UPCOMING EVENTS:

MAY 20: 1:00 DISMISSAL

HONORS DAY: MAY 26, 10:15

NGS GYMNASIUM

 

MAY 30: MEMORIAL DAY

MAY 31: 10 AM DISMISSAL

2022-2023 SUPPLY LIST

 

We are once again fortunate to be able to provide most of the students' supplies for this school year.

 

The following items would be appreciated:

Clorox Wipes

Kleenex

Colored Copy Paper

 

Each student needs his or her own:

Notebook Paper

Pencils

Inexpensive Ear Buds

 

 

As the year winds down, there will be no more ELA homework. Please review this page for end of the year updates.

Staff

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

(FOR RISING 7TH GRADERS...CHECK THE 8TH GRADE TEACHERS' WEBSITES FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAMS FOR NEXT YEAR'S 8TH GRADERS) 

 

  7th Grade Summer Reading Program 2022

There are two Options: CommonLit and Traditional Book List

 

          CHOOSE EITHER OPTION.

 

Option 1 (Traditional Book List)

Students who do not have Internet access may choose 2 books from the list            

below. For each book, write a 1 page review of the book including a summary, what you liked and disliked, and if you would recommend the book to a friend. 

 

These assignments should be turned in on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2022.

Be prepared to take an AR test on your chosen books. 

 

Option 2 (Online Assignments through CommonLit.com)

The CommonLit assignments are divided into 3 genres:

Fiction--Nonfiction--Poetry

There are 3 texts per genre.

You must complete 2 assignments from each genre.

 

You should complete the Assessment Questions and Discussion Questions for each text you choose. 

 

You must earn a minimum average of 75 for your work.

By the end of May, I will have created a Summer Reading Class on CommonLit.

You can join the class and

work at your own pace.

 

COMMONLIT CLASS CODE FOR SUMMER READING: 6KJ8J6

 

If you have any questions, email me at bonnie.ball@newportgrammar.org

 

All CommonLit assignments are due by Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

 

REWARDS FOR COMPLETING

SUMMER READING PROGRAM:

 

2 ELA FREE 100s & A FIELD TRIP

(pending board approval) 

 

Summer Reading Book List

Any book by the following authors: Louisa May Alcott, Rick Riordan, J.R.R Tolkein

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Upstairs Room by Joanna Reiss

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

The Cat Ate my Gymsuit by Paula Danziger

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier