SOS - 7th Grade - STUDY SKILLS Assignments

Instructor
Mrs. Brenda Fogliani
Term
2020-2021 School Year
Department
7th Grade
Description
Welcome to the SOS Class - Student Organizational Skills!
 
The focus this year is on STUDY SKILLS
 
The Combined 7th-grade and 8th-grade class will take via Zoom on Wednesdays from 10:00-10:40. 
 
Weekly lessons in study skills, learning styles, goal setting, organization, time management, note-taking, writing skills, reading skills, memory skills, test-taking skills and tips, handling stress, etc.

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Homework

Homework for 7th Grade Study Skills Class
 
(1)  Read Chapter 17 in your workbook - The Hidden Benefits of Outlining Your Textbook -pages 145-150
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, April 21 9:56 AM

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Read Chapter 16 (pages 137-143) re the Cornell Note-Taking method.
 
Practice using abbreviations when you take notes in class.
 
Have a great week!
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, April 14 9:09 AM

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Hello 7th Graders 
 
(1)  What a bummer about the internet today!  Thanks for hanging in there and going with the flow!
(2)  In class, hopefully everyone had a chance to read Chapter 15 and started to complete page 134.  
(3)  Please finish page 134 as homework and we'll discuss it at our next class on April 14th
(4)  Reminder - you need to bring you workbook and your packet of papers for Study Skills class to every class - that is the only way to earn all participation points (and not lose points for not having your materials).
(5)  No need to complete the Weekly Power School check today.
(6)  Have a very Happy Easter and a wonderful spring break!
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, March 31 9:16 AM

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Homework

Homework due Tuesday night, March 16th at 10:00 pm
 
(1)  In your Study Skills workbook, read pages 105-106 comparing the Active Learner to the Passive Learner
(2)  Answer questions 1-7 on pages 103-104 on notebook paper and send photo to Mrs. Fogliani via email  brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org
(3)  Read Chapter 14 - Active Listening - pages 119-122 - you will be expected to discuss and answer questions about Active Listening in class next week
Have a great week!
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, March 10 11:25 AM

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First, read chapter 10 in your workbook - Sylla-Busted pages 79-83.
 
Second, complete pages 99-100 (worksheet can be found in your packet of papers that I copied for you.)   Email photo of competed pages 99-100 to Mrs. Foglani - brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org.  This is due Tuesday night March 9th.
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, March 3 11:17 AM

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(1)  Complete pages 68-69 and send a photo of your completed work to Mrs. Fogliani at brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org
This is due Monday night at midnight - I will be 'grading' this on Tuesday.  Remember, 'grading' means did you do the assignment or not - please be truthful in your survey responses - having an accurate assessment of areas you could improve upon can only help you. 
 
(2)  Read Chapter 9 (pages 71-78) in your Study Skills workbook -  we will not have an individual lesson devoted to an Organized Workspace, but we will discuss highlights from this chapter next week before starting the next chapter.
 
Have a great week!  See you next Wednesday
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, February 24 11:23 AM

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Homework

If you did NOT complete your 4 website reviews in class today, you need to complete that as homework by next Tuesday, Feb 9th at 9:00 am. 
 
The document to complete your reviews is located on Teams, under Files.
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, February 3 11:34 AM

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Learning Styles

Homework for week 15 - Learning Styles 
 
(1)  If you were absent last week, you need to read pages 35-40.  Complete workbook pages 39 and 40 and turn into Mrs. Fogliani's mailbox or email photo of completed worksheets.
(2)  In-class assignment for today (1-20) and next week (1-27):  Using the form on pages 46-49, review 4 websites (3 I have assigned to you, and one of your choice).  
(3)  For reference - see the attached file below of which website you have been assigned.
 
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, January 20 10:53 AM

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Week 14 Homework

Week 14 Homework
 
Complete worksheet pages 39 and 40 (one of the handouts provided in the packet for SOS class).  You may turn in the actual physical paper to Mrs. Fogliani's mailbox in the school office OR you can take a photo of your completed pages and email them to Mrs. Fogliani at brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org.  DUE midnight on Tuesday, January 19th.
 
 
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, January 13 12:46 PM

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Email to Brainy

Complete the Email to Brainy - page 24. Remember - do not write in your workbook - use the worksheet that was previously handed out. 

Options – (1) You can turn in the actual physical page to my mailbox in the school office if you attend school in-person.  OR (2) You can take a photo of your completed page 24 and email it to me at brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org.  This is due on Tuesday, December 8th  by 3:00 -  You must put your name on the bottom of page 24 in order to receive credit.  Remember - I cannot track down owners of ‘no name’ papers via ‘distance teaching’.

Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, December 2 10:50 AM

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Homework - Metacognition Homework Survey

Complete the Metacognitive Homework Survey - pages 14 & 15 in the handout packet.  You need to complete this AFTER a homework session (so tonight or tomorrow night - NOT during the school day today!)
Options for submitting this assignment:
(1)  You can turn in the actual physical page to my mailbox in the school office OR 
(2) You can take a photo of each page separately and email those photos to me at brendaf@school.saintbrendan.org.
Please take one photo of completed page 14 and one photo of completed page 15 so that I can easily see your responses.
You need to put your name on the top of page 14 in order to receive credit.
I cannot track down 'no-name' papers due to 'distance teaching."
 
Reminder - No Study Skills class next Wednesday
Wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! 
See you all on Dec 2nd!
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, November 18 11:01 AM

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Weekly Power School Check

Every Wednesday, 6th-grade students in the SOS (Organizational Skills) class and 7th & 8th-grade students in the Study Skills class will check Power School to view their current grades and any missing assignments.
 
Directions:
(1)  Log into Power School - view your grades & missing assignments
(2) In Teams, complete the Weekly Power School Check (this is a Word document that students can edit).
(3)  List your Current Grades, Missing Assignments, and your Plan to Complete your Missing Assignments.
(4)  Email a copy to your parents.
(5) If you have any missing assignments, include Mrs. Fogliani on the email to your parents.
(6) This is due IN CLASS every Wednesday
 
Samples are provided below for your reference
 
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, October 7 10:42 AM

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Week 3 Homework

Homework for SOS class
(1)  Complete any unfinished previous homework -subscribe to the SOS class webpage on the School's Website
(2)  Complete and turn in the Study Skills worksheet (page 6)
(3)  Be ready for a Power School grades and missing assignments check next week - come prepared with your Power School login and password.
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, September 30 10:42 AM

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Week 2 Homework

SOS - Study Skills Homework - 7th & 8th Grade
 
(1)  Subscribe to the SOS Study Skills Class page on the school's website - this was demonstrated today in class.  Helpful Tip:  Subscribe to all of your classes!
(2)  Read pages 1-4 in your Study Skills workbook.
 
Have a great week!
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, September 16 10:39 AM

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Study Skills Class 1 Homework

It was great to see your smiles today!  Have a great week!
 
Homework:
(1)  Subscribe to the combined 7th/8th grade class on the school website
(2)  Make a list of 8 adjectives to describe you - we will share this in class next week
 
Created by Brenda Fogliani: Wednesday, September 9 10:42 AM