Lola Swanson

240-236-4435

Job Title: 

Teacher

Name: 

Lola Swanson

Department: 

Language Arts

 Welcome to 7th Grade Language Arts!!
Mrs. Swanson's  Class

Phone:  240-236-4435
Email:  lola.swanson@fcps.org

 

Classwork & Homework

Please refer to your student's period for informaiton on classwork and homework:-

Sections Classwork Homework
Period 3
Period 4
Period 7
Unit: Truth

Reading/Writing
Optical Illusions

  • Author's Purpose

Crow Call
Paperbag Princess
Seventh Grade
Oranges

  • Literary Elements
  • Narrative/Literary Analysis Essays

Benchmark/Narrative (1/4-1/15)

-Literature Circle (Assigned novel this rotation)
Nothing But the Truth

  • Reading Response Packet
  • Quiz
  • Project

Word Study

  • Weekly prefix/suffix homework/quiz (10 words)
  • See homework column

  
Language Usage
 

  • Review punctuation 
  • Transitional Words
  • Confusing Words
  • Word Choices
  • Dialogue
  • Transition Word

Coming Soon
City of Embers
Hoot
 

Reading
-unfinished assignment

Writing
-unfinished essays from class

Word Study

"ab"
-magic squares 8/31
-menu 8/31
-quiz 9/2

"ad"
-magic squares 9/7
-menu 9/8
-quiz 9/9

"hemi"
-magic squares 9/13
-menu 9/14
-quiz 9/16

"intro"
-magic squares 9/20
-menu 9/21
-quiz 9/23
 

Period 5
Period 6 

Unit: Exploration

Reading/Writing

-Endangered Species Research Paper

-Literary Analysis

CRES 2/Literary Analysis (1/4-1/15)

-Variety of Poetry

-Flexible Grouping/Literature Circle with reading response sheets and quizzes.
 

-Hoot
Suspense
Tone
Symbolism
Imagery
Flashback
Characterization through text
Irony
Propoganda
Protagonist/Antagonist

Word Study

  • Prefix/suffix classwork activities
  • Weekly prefix/suffix homework/quiz (5 words)
  • See homework column

  
Language Usage
 

  • Review punctuation
  • Transitional Words
  • Confusing Words
  • Word Choices
  • Dialogue
  • Transition Words

Coming Soon
Trial by Ice and Shackleton's Stowaway
 

Reading/Writing

-Hoot

Writing
-unfinished essays from class

Word Study

"ate"
-magic squares 1/5
-quiz 1/8

"dom"
-magic squares 1/12
-quiz 1/15

"en"
-magic squares 1/26
-quiz 1/29

"ity/ty"
-magic squares 2/2
-quiz 2/5