This week, 7th grade scholars will write their Contender essays. Everyone should have a rubric for this writing task by the end of tomorrow. Text dependent questions on the last half of the novel are due Tuesday. We will wrap up Contender discussions by the end of the week. Soon, we will begin Walter Dean Myers' The Glory Field.
NEW VOCABULARY: serene, onslaught, deaden, emblem, spar, adversary, aptitude, banish, conspicuous, luminous, malleable
There will be a quiz on punctuation usage mid-week. **Commas, colons, semicolons, dashes, and parentheses.
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