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Seventh Grade

Welcome to 7th grade!

 







We read a variety of novels. We enjoy discussing and growing our reading skills. Each novel presents new characters, themes, and lessons to carry with us. Students will also do reports on books they select.

Weekly, I have one on one conferences with students. This gives me a great opportunity to know my students better as readers, their strengths and areas to offer support, and to get to learn more about their preferences. I love getting to know my students so personally.

Writing opportunities abound. We will write essays, create websites, make Google Slides presentations, use Google to save and share projects, and more. We will grow as writers by stretching our writing skills in a variety of tasks and practicing using citations to avoid plagiarism. We also write for contests in our area and nationally.

Our class also strives to serve others.  We help with lunchroom duties, provide a positive role model to younger students, serving at Mass, and making blankets for babies in the NICU at Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis, Missouri.  

Please contact me at koneal@stdominicquincy.org with any questions or concerns.

Thank you!

Mrs. Katie O'Neal

Mrs. O'Neal's Blog

  • Service Projects We are collecting plastic lids to donated to 2 x 4's for Hope.  They will be using them to make park benches for their tiny home communities.We will be collecting items to fill two shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.We will be continuing to make blankets & hats for the NICU at Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis, Missouri.  We will also be making fidget blankets for area nursing homes and to share with children with developmental difficulties & autism.
    Posted Sep 4, 2018, 12:58 PM by Katie O'Neal
  • Latest Grants Thank you to Quincy Noon Kiwanis and Merchantile Bank's Banking on Youth grants for grants for our classroom.  We were able to purchase more supplies to make blankets for the NICU and fidget blankets for children with learning & developmental disabilities.  We also have the novel The Book Thief for our Holocaust study in eighth grade.  Thank you for investing in our classroom.
    Posted Sep 4, 2018, 12:53 PM by Katie O'Neal
  • Essay Winners Congratulations to our winners of the DAR essay contest and Right to Life essay contest. We have some very talented writers at St. Dominic.
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 8:58 AM by Katie O'Neal
  • Fidget Blanket Service Project The second graders and seventh graders will be kicking off Lent by doing a service project for those with dementia and Alzheimer's in our community in nursing homes.  We will be making fidget blankets to give them comfort and peace.  
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 8:56 AM by Katie O'Neal
  • Crochet for NICU A huge thank you to Mercantile Banking on Youth grant and all those who have donated crochet hooks and yarn to our service project!  To date, the crocheters at St. Dominic have donated twenty blankets to the NICU at Cardinal Glennon in St. Louis, Missouri.  We are still making blankets and hats to keep tiny new lives warm and show God's love.
    Posted Feb 13, 2018, 8:54 AM by Katie O'Neal
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