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Monday, 8/14 (A) & Tuesday, 8/15 (B): Rituals and Routines

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  • Welcome to 7th grade English Language Arts. This blog is updated frequently with each A/B day’s work appearing in a single post. Use the calendar, archives, and titles to help you locate the correct post. Please note I generally update the blog on A days.
  • Collections textbook (black cover) not needed in class until told. Announcements will be made in class, through the blog, and/or with a sign posted by the class door.


  • Collected summer reading assignments. Please see this post for more information regarding the summer reading assignments.
  • Collected communal supplies (post-its, sanitizer/wipes, and tissues) These items may be brought in throughout the week. I have a shortage of tissues! Please consider donating as 7 boxes of tissues will not last the year.
  • Reviewed service dog etiquette.
  • Put heading on front cover of comp. book and placed in class storage bin.
  • Reviewed syllabus/began to cover important places in the classroom.
  • Worked with table mates to brainstorm reasonable class expectations.
  • Took the Personality Sorting Self-Assessment Personality Test. We will review results next class!

Home Learning:


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2017-2018 Ms. Barker’s 7th Grade ELA Supply List

The Supply Lists 2017-2018 (1) is available for your reference. Please note there were some errors for ELA. I have listed my corrected preferences below.

back to school supply shopping


  • 1 – composition book (college ruled)
  • 2 – packages of loose leaf notebook paper (college ruled)
  • 1 – pack of highlighters (assorted colors)
  • 1 – Flash Drive (any size) to be kept with student & used with other classes
  • 1 – personal novel (this is a book the student enjoys reading and will be kept with them. It will change throughout the year as they finish one and get another, but students need to bring something they enjoy reading to class each day.)
  • Pens (dark blue and/or black ink only) and/or pencils
  • 1-package of post-its (any size and color)
  • 1 – package of markers OR colored pencils
  • 1-set of headphones or earbuds (ideally WITH a microphone.) They will be kept with the student, but will be needed occasionally in class and are required for testing.


  • 1 – one-inch three ring binder
  • 1 -set of 6 dividers for three ring binder
  • 1-pack of 10 count page protectors
  • 1-pocket dictionary/thesaurus
  • 1-pack of 3×5 index cards

Class Wish List:

Donations to the class wish list are purely voluntary. Any items below would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for considering contributing. Teacher preference is disinfectant wipes/spray, copy paper, and tissues.

  • Tissues
  • Clorox wipes
  • Lysol spray
  • Copy paper (white or pastel colors)
  • Post-its (any size or color)
  • Glue sticks
  • Thin-tipped expo markers

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