Foundations 7

Thursday, February 22nd

  • Food and You: Rahim, Lisa, Miquel
  • Go over Demonstratives homework: Lesson 49 & 50: comparing using adjectives
  • Get into lit circle groups, make sure you understand your role for Tuesday’s discussion.  Read

Tuesday, February 20th

Thursday, February 15th

  • Food and You: Essie…next Tuesday 02/20: Asad, Ioana, Mehran 02/22: Rahim, Lisa, Miquel
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • “One Thousand Dollars”

Tuesday, February 9th

  • Food and You: Maziar, Miguel….Thursday-Mehran, Essie
  • Grammar 66: Count and non count nouns
  • “A Pair of Silk Stockings”
  • finish activities and quiet write

Thursday, February 8th

  • Food and You presentations: Crystal
  • Tues: Maziar, Miquel Thurs: Mehran, Essie
  • Grammar: 65: Uncountable nouns
  • Short story terms
  • “A Pair of Silk Stockings”

Tuesday, February 6th

  • Midterm Exam: Part 1 Vocabulary and usage, Part 2 Descriptive Essay-please brainstorm your rough ideas in the web provided, then write the good draft double spaced in the booklet provided.
  • Reminders: Food and You Presentations: Thurs-Crystal

Thursday, February 1st

  • Vocabulary Discussion: choose a topic(s) from Chap 7, 8, 9.  Review the vocabulary words from that chapter (or more!)
  • Similes & metaphor review
  • 17: present perfect vs present perfect simple
  • Descriptive writing review/practice for midterm

Tuesday, January 30th

  • Go over Lesson 12 vocabulary
  • Discussion: choice of Chap 7, 8 or 9 (review)
  • Midterm vocabulary review crossword (chap 7-12)
  • 16-present perfect continuous
  • Similes & Metaphors
  • Reading: My Invisible Garden

Thursday, January 25th

  • Lesson 12 Vocabulary: vocabulary usage 10 sentences
  • Go over ‘Mood’
  • 16-present perfect continuous
  • Food and You presentations-oral/writing) Sign up
  • Food and You-20dkh6x
  • My Invisible Garden

Tuesday, January 23

  • Lesson 11 discussion: You have the pink topic sheet…review the words (and past first) and start talking!  Do a simple tally to see how many you can use.  Score out of 4, goal for next conversation
  • Lesson 33: Mood
  • 13/14-Present perfect (I have done)
  • Reading: My invisible Garden

Thursday, January 17th

  • Lesson 11 Vocabulary & exercises
  • 10 sentences or paragraph writing
  • Go over vocabulary from Toyko Farmer
  • Toyko Farmer continued
  • “Nine Young Prisoners” paragraph reading

Tuesday, January 16th

  • Go over Lesson 10 exercises
  • Conversation: Chapter 10 Vocab- Museum Pet.  Questions 1-5, find a different classmate for each question.

It is expected that students will engage with other in a sustained conversation in order to contribute ideas and support the ideas of others on a variety of topics.

  • Go over “Earworm” vocabulary
  • Lesson 31*appendix 1 & 32 Verb tenses and Irregular Verbs *appendix 2 regular and irregular
  • Reading: Toyko Farmer

Thursday, January 11th

  • Go over Lesson 10 vocabulary
  • Go over Lesson 30: Verb phrases
  • Writing verb phrases using vocabulary
  • Reading: Earworms

Tuesday, January 9th

  • Welcome back!
  • Lesson 10 Vocabulary & exercises
  • Lesson 30: Verb phrases
  • Reading: Earworms

Thursday, December 21st

  • Go over Lesson 9 vocabulary
  • Using vocabulary creating similes, metaphors, personification
  • Appositives
  • Lesson 29: Verbs
  • Understanding Paragraphs

Tuesday, December 19th

  • Similes, metaphors and personification
  • Lesson 28: Appositives
  • Christmas social in the lobby at 7:30
  • Lesson 9 Vocabulary

Thursday, December 14th

 

Tuesday, December 12th

  • Go over Vocab 7: 10 sentences creation
  • Go over Lesson 24/25 Nouns, nouns and more nouns!
  • Lesson 26: Singular and Plural Nouns
  • Description

Tuesday, December 7th

  • Welcome to Foundations 7!
  • 7 essential questions: Speaking and Listening
  • Paragraph review
  • Vocab #1 begin
  • Common/proper nouns

 

Thursday, November 30th

Tuesday, November 28th

  • Grammar Final: Sentences
  • Compare and Contrast Essay

Thursday, November 23

  • Lesson 22/23
  • Compare and Contrast outline
  • review

Tuesday, November 21st

  • Quotations presentations: Lucy, HyeJin
  • Lesson 20: Adjective and Adverb clauses
  • Lesson 21: Compound & complex sentences
  • Compare and contrast:  essay structure and practice

Thursday, November 16th

  • Go over 16/17 Direct objects
  • Lesson 18/19: Indirect Objects & Indirect and Subordinate Clauses
  •  Compare and Contrast Ideas in writing
  • Compare and contrast paragraph

Tuesday, November 14th

  • Go over Lesson 15 (compound subjects and predicates)
  • Lesson 16: combining sentences, practice
  • Unit 67: A, An, The
  • Unit 3: Relationships: Bullying

Thursday, November 9th

  • Go over Lesson 12 (complete subject and predicates) & 13 (simple subjects & predicates)
  • Lesson 14 (position of subjects) & 15 (compound subjects and predicates)
  • 6 way PP- 23 “The Soccer War”
  • Go over Unit 2: People: Dalai Lama- go over pg 15/16 do 17-20 go over together

Tuesday, November 7th,

  • Go over Lesson 10 & 11 types of sentences (types of sentences)
  • Unit 64: -ing clauses
  • Go over Unit 1 People: inferencing, vocabulary
  • Unit 2: People: Dalai Lama

Thursday, November 2nd

  • Quotations presentations: Azar, Lucy
  • Go over Grammar and vocabulary portion of exam.  I am still marking essays
  • Types of Sentences
  • Reading #1: Jane Goodall

Tuesday, October 24th

  • NO quotations presentations today
  • Grammar Review for midterm: Lessons 1-9
  • Go over Run on sentences
  • Essay writing: Essay outline begin.

Thursday, October 19th

  • Quotations presentations: Yen, Fang, HyoJin
  • Go over Sentence Fragments & Vocabulary 6
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Run on Sentences
  • Essay writing: Parts of the Essay, practice and thesis statements

Tuesday, October 17th

  • Quotations presentations: Reihanneh, HyoJin, Helen
  • Go over #2 confused words
  • Lesson 6 vocabulary
  • Editing practice and grammar mistakes: sentence fragments, run ons
  • Run on sentences-zympar

Thursday, October 12th

  • Quotations presentations: Lucy, Essie, Kim
  • Go over Commonly confused words
  • Commonly confused word #2
  • Go over Lesson 5 exercises: Begin paragraph
  • Paragraph writing: editing and revision practice with a peer

Tuesday, October 10th

  • Quotations presentations: Dornaz, Shila, June, Rose
  • Go over Idioms
  • Commonly confused words
  • Lesson 5 vocabulary
  • Paragraph practice: revision and editing

Thursday, October 5th

  • Quotations presentations: Asad, Yen
  • Go over Lesson 8: Connotation and denotation
  • Lesson 4 sentences- compound words and connotation and denotation
  • Idioms
  • Paragraph writing: organization practice with transitions, table/pair shareParagraph practice: incorporate vocabulary words, compound words

Tuesday, October 3rd

  • Quotations presentations: Evelyn, Zahra, Jen
  • Lesson 4 vocabulary: do exercises for Thursday
  • 7 Compound words
  • Paragraph Writing: go over Unity
  • Organization, coherence, and transitions

Thursday, September 28th

  • Quotations Presentations: Chika, Lilly, Simon
  • Lesson 3: 10 sentences
  • #
  • Go over supporting details activity-how to add more detail (facts, stats, and description)
  • Peer edit: paragraph for supporting details
  • Unity in writing

Tuesday, September 26th

  • Quotations Presentations: Teidy, Reihanh, Babak.
  • Lesson 3 Vocabulary
  • go over “Digging out the roots”
  • Go over #5, #6 compound words
  • Paragraph writing: supporting sentences/details
  • Quiet Write

Thursday, September 21st

  • Quotations presentations: James, Marjan
  • #2 Digging out the Roots
  • Go over Grammar 4 (prefixes) Lesson 5  Suffixes
  • Topic Sentence go over
  • Main idea and Unity in paragraphs
  • Go over exercises for Lesson 2 vocab-
  • Quiet write write a paragraph using this week’s vocab words, underline words and topic sentence.

Tuesday, September 19th

  • Quotations presentations: Crystal, Amy, Maziar
  • Oral Presentation Rubric-xoggb6
  • Lesson 2 vocabulary-go over and activities
  • 10 sentences
  • Go over Homophones-#3 & 4 Homographs and Prefixes
  • Lesson 7-Parapgraphs:The Topic Sentence and Main Idea
  • #21-“Thunderstorms” 6 way paragraphs

Thursday, September 14th

Fluent, conversations, engaging in discussions expressing opinions, biases, persuasions.  Understand natural speech.  Confident in their verbal and oral presentations

  • When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple. - Paulo Coelho

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  • Quotations Activity: In pairs, read the given quote, what does it mean to you?  Share with another pair.
  • Quotations Assignment-1f8q9ua
  • Go over Vocabulary #1 exercises: 10 sentences in context
  • Go over Grammar Check in: where do you need help?
  • Grammar: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms review
  • Using Paragraphs to Organize Ideas- Vocabulary paragraph

Tuesday, September 12th,

Welcome to Foundations 6/7

  • 6 way Paragraphs: “Why Do They Do It?”
  • Grammar Assessment: this is not
  • Vocabulary Building in Context #1
  • 10 sentences in context using Vocabulary 1