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Welcome to 8th Grade Language Arts!

There is a whole lot of reading and writing going on!

 

This year Ms. Reilly and I will be embarking on a team teaching effort in Language Arts!

I hope you are all ready to learn and have fun!

 

 Langauage Arts This Week!

 

 

 

Students have all been assigned a novel regarding life during WWII.  Students have 15 minutes each day in class to read this novel.  Students will be expected to complete a book report consisting of STEMS. Book reports will be due on Friday, March 13, 2020. 

We just finished reading a play about The Diary of Anne Frank  in class. The student 'actors' were amazing.  .  Students have been given a few basic assignments related to this novel.  Assessment of this play will be given on Thursday, March 12th.  I have provided a study guide on Parent Square as well Anne Frank Study Guide Act II B

Mon:  Internal/External resource motivation worksheet ... this is homework and a quiz grade due Tues. 3/10
Tues:  Study for Quiz Thursday.  Continue working on book report due Friday, 3/13
Wed:  Study for Quiz Thursday.  Continue working on book report due Friday, 3/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

A Christmas Carol by  

 

The Outsiders has long been a favorite of students young and old!  The lesson being taught is one of finding our commonality rather than our differences.

 All tests and quizzes have been taken, mini-projects should all be turned in.  The final project is due on Monday, November 4th.  Students in Ms. Reilly/Ms. Howgate's 7th and 8th period class have had many class periods to work on this project, today alone, they had the full two periods.  Grades go in next week for MP1

 

        Week 1 - Chapters 1-3 (Read in Class) Questions, quotes, and mini project due 10/4 

                                          Quiz 10/4

                                         Week 2 - Chapter 4-6 (Read in Class) Questions, quotes, and mini project due 10/11

                                           Quiz 10/11

                                         Week 3 - Chapter 7-9 (Read In Class)

                                         Week 4 - Chapters 10 to end (Read in Class)

 

While reading The Outsiders, we will also be reading and studying a few of the works of Edgar Allan Poe just in time for October! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out some fun videos to help remember ...

 

https://youtu.be/5tK6bu37N5Q