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C. Carpenter Fernandez

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Personal Collage

Your personal collage is just that PERSONAL!!!
Be creative, use heart, pride and truly commit to this project after all it is a reflection of You.
  • Complete your personal survey
  • Have Ms.Carpenter Fernandez edit your work
  • Create a thinking map on the back of your survey
  • Use personally chosen colored paper to draft your collage
  • Turn draft in to Ms. Carpenter Fernandez for approval
  • Collect items to post onto your collage
  • Construct and finalize collage
  • Turn in finished product
  • Orally present


Be Creatively Unique And Have Fun

My Life As An Immigrant

Comprise A Project On My Life As An Immigrant:


  • Choose a country other than Mexico you would like to trial your life as an immigrant
  • Create a circle map on this topic including the country of your choice
  • In the Frame Of Reference state your claim
  • Write a paragraph in regard to how you believe your life may change and how you may feel
  • Use the text of Barrio Boy as a reference
  • Edit your rough draft
  • Design a cover page
  • Compose a visual page with no fewer than 5 illustrations or printouts relating to your country choice
  • Include an error free final draft


My Struggle

Develop Thinking Maps To Assist You In A Multi-Paragraph Essay About A Personal Struggle Using Evidence From The Text As Support.

Create Thinking Maps (Choices- Circle, Bubble, Double Bubble)

  • Topic (My Stuggle)
  •  List Ideas Of Personal Struggles Of Intense Difficulty
  •  Highlight The One Struggle You'd Like To Focus On
  •  In Your Frame Answer Why This Is A Struggle
  •  In Your Frame State Your Claim
  •  In Your Frame Of Your Second Map ONLY Add Evidence
  •  Add A Legend And Label It*


  •  Include Cover Sheet
  •  Final Draft
  •  Reference/Cite  Page
  •  Thinking Maps
  •  Rough Draft



7th Grade English

Ms. Carpenter Fernandez Room 206



It is with great pleasure that I  am your child’s English educator for the 2016-2017 school year.  The following is a brief outline that sets class expectations, policies, materials, and grading criteria.  Our focus will target Common Core Standards.  I am extremely hopeful that this year will promote confidence, overall progress and growth, along with individual successes striving for life long learning.

If at any time you wish to schedule a conference to discuss your child’s performance in depth feel free to contact the Main Office at 323-568-4000 by leaving a message for me, try my direct extension at 1472, or send an email to  I assure you that I will return to you as soon as possible, usually within a 48 hour period.



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Accelerated Reader

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This Project Is Due No Later Than May 2,2017

Students MUST accrue 30 AR points in total from Jan. 9-May 2, 2017

Previous points and books read are no longer valid.

ALL applicable tests MUST be passed with an 80% or above for credit to be rendered.

Scheduled Class Library Time Will Be Permitted, however, it may NOT be sufficient to complete this project. Outside resources such as the Public Library are HIGHLY encouraged.

NEW MATERIAL of choice at one's specific reading level or above will ONLY accepted.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!