Amy Vaughan

Welcome to Language Arts 7 at Faith Home School Tutorial!

Welcome to Language Arts 7 at FAITH tutorial! I am so pleased that you have decided to share your student with me. Language Arts is a multi-faceted course that is both challenging and exciting. We will cover four main topics including: GRAMMAR, LITERATURE, WRITING, and VOCABULARY. If you would like to find out more about me, read this link: About Mrs. Amy Vaughan.

Important Dates:

*2nd Progress Reports have been emailed. Please check and keep for your records.

* Due to weather, Fall Fest has been postponed until Spring/

* November 26th & 28th : No School – Thanksgiving Break!

  • Prepare for January 2020 by ordering Spring curriculum now!!!
  • This week- Bring a $10 donation to St. Jude and receive an extra homework pass or grade swap!
Weekly Work: 
Collected: Take Home Grammar Tests {Causes & Agreements}
In Class: Took Class Notes on Pronouns. Students took Vocabulary Quiz 71-88 in Class. Grammar Exercises 8:7 was returned.  Writing was returned. {Be sure to revise and make corrections for the next assignment}.
For Next Week: Note: Next Class is December 3!
Be ready for Vocab Quiz 89-100. {Use may use one note card for this}.
Our Next Grammar Test : Dec.3!
Writing will also be due. {Revised Introduction & 3 body paragraph}
11/12: Happy Snow Day!
For next week:
Grammar: I will collect take home test. No new Chapter test in class. We will work on Ch.10/11 in class as planned for today’s lesson.
Writing: No essay assignment yet. I will return your outline and intro in class and discuss body paragraphs as planned for today.
Vocabulary: Vocabulary Quiz 71-88 in class
***We will discuss agenda updates and changes to keep us on track in class next week.
 Collected: Grammar Exercises 8.6
 In Class: Took Notes on Subject Verb Agreement Chapter 9
Did a worksheet on Subject Verb Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns
Received a Grammar Test: Clauses/ Agreements to do this week at home {open notes/book}
For Next Week: Bring back completed Grammar Test
No Writing this Week. {Body Paragraph is delayed}
Be ready for next weeks Vocabulary Quiz Roots 71-88 
Collected: Writing Introduction
In Class: *Took Vocabulary Quiz Roots # 53-70.
*Took Notes on Chapter 8: Clauses.
*Played a fun game using Clause Structure.
For Next Week/ Note Changes:
    *No Vocabulary Quiz Roots #71-88 {will be Nov.12th},
*No Writing: Body Paragraph due
*Students will receive a take home open book Grammar Test for Grammar Chapters 8/9.
Collected: Outlines & Preposition Poems.
In Class:
* Played a game for bonus points & test review
* Took Grammar Test Chapter 7: Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjections
* Took notes on Writing an Introduction.
* Returned: Describe a Process for extra credit.
For Next Week: Writing: Introductions will be due! Be ready for Vocabulary Quiz 53-70!,
Note: Agenda change: No Grammar Exercises for chapter 8 next week!
Collected: Writing: Rules of a Game
In Class:
We took notes on Chapter 7 Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections.
Discussed Class topic for Essays, ” What is your Favorite Holiday?”
Wrote a quick preposition poem/ riddle during class.
Returned last weeks tests and Biblical Prose poems.
For Next Week: Using the given topic, your essay outlines are due. Be prepared for Grammar Test Chapter 7!
Note: Agenda Changes! New dates for Vocab Quizzes:! Roots 53-70 {10/29}, Roots 71-88 {11/12} ,
& Roots 89-100 {still 11/19}
Collected: N/A
In Class:
Took 2 lengthy exams. Vocabulary Quiz 37-52 and Grammar Test : Adverbs, Adjectives, and Verbs
For Next Week:
Follow Agenda as always.
* Note : Writing Assignment: Rules of a Game {pg.242 ].
Collected: Writing: Describe a Process
In Class: Took class notes on Chapter 6/ Adverbs. Played “Scoot” game to reinforce these skills.
Returned last weeks Vocabulary Quiz and Grammar Exercises 3:9.
For Next Week: Be prepared for 2 Tests! Follow Agenda as always.
*Grammar Test on Adjectives, Adverbs, & Verbs Chapters 3/5/6.
*Vocabulary Quiz Roots: 37-52
Collected: Grammar Exercises 3:9
In Class: Took Notes on Adjectives. Did in class assignment R. I. P. ADJECTIVE .
Students took Vocabulary Quiz Rts. 15-36.
For Next Week: Follow Agenda as always. No Changes
Collected: Writing: Prose Poem
In Class: Notes on Chapter 3 Verbs. Did a worksheet/ game  on Direct/ Indirect Objects.
For Next Week: Agenda Change: Omit writing assignment: Family Traditions until further notice.
     Be prepared for next weeks Vocabulary Quiz 15-36! 
Collected: Grammar Exercises 4.2
In Class: Students took a Grammar Test on Pronouns. They also took notes on Chapter 3 Verbs.
For Next Week: Writing Assignment: Poem for Prose {page 121} will be due.
Assignment Instructions:
-Choose any Biblical story.
-Rewrite in poetry form with line breaks. It does not have to rhyme.
-Do not just copy the story word for word. Rewrite it and use your own summary.
                          Follow Agenda/ No changes. No Tests or Quizzes!
Collected: Grammar Exercises 2.14 & Writing Assignment: Biographical Sketch
In Class: Took Vocabulary Quiz Roots 1-14,  Discussed Chapter 4 Pronouns. Did a review sheet over Nouns/ Verbs. 
For Next week: Be ready for Grammar Test Chapters 2/4!  Follow Agenda as always.
Collected: Grammar Exercises 1.2
In Class: Students took Grammar Test Chapter 1. A worksheet on Nouns was given to students.
For Next Week: Please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.
Be prepared for Vocabulary Quiz Rts 1-14! Writing Assignment: Biographical Sketch {with interview} will be due!
Please complete the Nouns worksheet for homework by providing examples {see worksheet instructions}
Collected/ Checked for: Curriculum & Syllabus signatures
In Class: We took notes/ discussed Chapter 1 Sentences : {Subject Predict, Types of Sentences, Sentence Errors.}
Played a small group game to reinforce our skills.
For Next Week: Be prepared for a Grammar Test on Chapter 1 : Sentences
Follow Agenda as always {no changes} for all questions, classwork, and assignments
We had a wonderful first day at Faith Tutorial! All class procedures, rules, and policies were introduced this morning. Agendas were passed out to students and discussed in detail. We collected the paper packets that students were asked to bring as part of their supply list. The required curriculum/ books were also checked for a grade. Please have parents review and sign the class Syllabus with them back next week. Follow your Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments

Before 8/13 –

***Respond to prompt in paragraph form: 

-What qualities make a good learner? What strategies will make you successful in class this year?

LA7 Fall Semester Agenda 2019 –  This is the basic outline for your fall 2019 semester in LA7. This will allow you to plan and be prepared each week and give you a plan for your work at home.

LA7 Supply List 19-20 – students must come prepared for class the first day with all necessary materials. They will receive a supply grade on the first day of school.

Language Arts Courses policy – please read and familiarize yourself with our class policies before the year begins.

Secondary Class Schedule 19-20 – times and days that each class meets.

 If you have any questions, you can email the instructor at Please allow 24 hours for a response.