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Welcome to
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.

Course Syllabus:





Collections and Close Reader online
username: wams82
password: viking2014


Suggested Supplies

  • marble composition notebook (may be shared with English)
  • pencils
  • pens
  • 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! : )