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Mindi Sue Stebbins
msstebbins@mpsaz.org 480-472-8357

English 7 Links

Donations Needed:

  • Kleenax
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
  • Lined Paper
  • Pencils
  • Erasers

Tutoring:

DAILY during lunch.  See me for a pass.  Work and eat in Rm. 62.

Before school: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m.

Other opportunities are available by appointment.

Important Due Dates:

  • 8/11:  Parent Signatures Required on Statement of Awareness, Title 1 Paper, and Class Newsletter
  • 8/14:  Mandala Article Cornell Notes and Summary
  • 8/16:  Mandala Due
  • 8/18:  PASIT Quiz
  • 8/18:  Mandala TAMIO Summary Due
  • 8/28:  "Black Bart" Cornell Notes and TAMIO Summary Due
  • 9/1:  TAMIO Quiz
  • 9/8:  Native American Culture Presentation Due
  • 9/13:  Homework:  CSI pages 4-6 due; underline new evidence
  • 9/14:  Homework:  CSI pages 7-8
  • 9/15:  Homework:  CSI pages 9-10
  • 9/18:  Homework:  CSI pages 11-12
  • 9/19:  Homework:  CSI pages 13-14
  • 9/20:  Homework:  CSI pages 15-16
  • 9/21:  Introduction paragraph due
  • 9/21: Body Paragraph 1 due
  • 9/22:  Body Paragraph 2 due
  • 9/22:  Conclusion Paragraph due
  • 9/25:  Edit/Revise and Type Final Draft in Google Docs.
  • 9/25: Final Draft due
  • 9/27:  CANVAS Quarter 1 Reading Assessment
  • 9/29: Characterization/Historical Setting Assignment Due
  • 10/2-10/5:  Quarter 1 Benchmark Testing 
  • 10/4:  Last Day to Turn In Work
  • 10/6:  Last Day of the Quarter

TAMIO Summary Requirements:

  1. Title, Author, Main Idea
  2. Evidence with Parenthetical Documentation
  3. Explain Evidence
  4. Evidence with Parenthetical Documentation
  5. Explain Evidence
  6. Evidence with Parenthetical Documentation
  7. Explain Evidence
  8. Conclusion

BASIC Parts of an Essay:

Introduction: Attention Grabber, Thesis Statement, Preview of Main Points

Body Paragraphs 2-4 for an Informative Essay/Paragraphs 2-3 for an Argument Essay:  Main Point, Evidence, Explanation, Evidence, Explanation, Conclusion

Body Paragraph 4 for an Argument Essay:  Counter Claim, Evidence, Refute Counter Claim, Evidence, Explanation, Conclusion

Conclusion:  Restate Thesis Statement, Review Main Points, Conclusion