Eighth Grade Language Arts
with Mrs. Lothrop
a place to develop compassion and communication
I am available to meet with students both before and after school.
Please let me know in advance that you'd like to meet so that I can give you my full attention.
Collections and Close Reader online
- marble composition notebook (may be shared with English)
- highlighters (at least 4 different colors)
- post-it notes
- independent reading book of your choice (to be brought to class everyday)
- A three ring binder (or part of a larger binder) with 3 dividers (Notes, Vocabulary, and G.U.M. Rules).
This week in 418
9/17 - 9/21
We are focusing on characterization and depending on evidence to support conclusions. Our core text will continue to be "The Wishgiver."
9/10 - 9/14
We are focusing on vocabulary, G.U.M., and independent reading procedures and processes. We will also review irony and characterization. Our core shared text will be "The Wishgiver."
9/6 - 9/7
We will spend these days using close reading, speaking, and listening to learn more about the course as well as our classmates. See you Thursday! : )