Language Arts


Daily reading and review of material taught in class.


FAMILY BOOKS ARE DUE BY WEDNESDAY JUNE 5, 2019

Notebook Quiz Grade, Third Tri-mester:  Gammar, Literature, and The Jungle Book Notes.



GRAMMAR HOMEWORK DUE TUES. 5/7/19 - CHAPTER 17, Ex. 1 - 4, pp 560 and 562.

GRAMMAR HOMEWORK DUE WEDNESDAY 5/8/19, Exercises 5 & 6 page 564 IF NOT COMPLETED IN CLASS AND All REVIEW EX. CHAPTER 17.

GRAMMAR NOTEBOOKS WITH ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE ON MONDAY 5/13/19

TEST MONDAY 5/13/19 - GRAMMAR CHAPTER 17

"After Auschwitz" Vocabulary terms and "Analyze Word Choices" response ( Literature notebook) due Tues.5/14/19

"Analyzing the Text" for "After Auschwitz"  questions p384 due Thursday 5/16/19.

LITERATURE NOTEBOOKS AND ALL NOTES FOR THE JUNGLE BOOK IN LITERATURE OR WRITING NOTEBOOK ARE DUE FRIDAY 5/17/19.

TEST FRIDAY 5/17/19 - "AFTER AUSCHWITZ"

FINAL WRITING PROJECT :  FAMILY BOOK. All materials due into school no later than   May 14, 2019.


  • Bring in at least nine photos: one for each year in school thus far                 ( Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade,...including 8th Grade)

  • Bring in nine large index cards

  • Bring in twelve scrap book pages or construction pages

  • Bring in photo corners

  • Bring in ribbon, stickers, embellishments to make your family book unique

Your final 8th grade project is to write and illustrate a "Through the Years" book for your families.

You need to bring in the above materials by the deadline date given.

You will work on these amazing books in school.








4/1/19:
List all vocabulary terms in Literature notebook for "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh.
Answer questions 1 - 4, p174.  




TEST DATE CHANGED TO MONDAY APRIL 8, 2019 DUE TO "TRICKY TRAY - "THE DRUMMER BOY OF SHILOH" TEST THURSDAY, 4/4/19


GRAMMAR TEST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019  - CHAPTER 13.

CHAPTER 13 GRAMMAR REVIEW IS DUE FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2019.

THE JUNGLE BOOK:

"Tomai of the Elephants" Notes due March 19, 2019.

"Her Majesty's Servants" Notes due on March 22, 2019.   Notes will be checked Monday, March 25, 2019 due to the 8th grade class trip.

PROJECT DUE ON APRIL 12, 2019.  ANY POWER POINT, GOOGLE DOCS, OR NEWSCAST NEEDS TO BE SENT BY APRIL 11, 2019.  TRI- FOLDS MAY BE HANDED IN ON APRIL 11, 2019.
EACH OF THE SEVEN STORIES MUST INCLUDE:

Recall
Analysis
Literary Devices
Values
Synthesis









Test:  Grammar - Chapter 12 - "Adjectives and Adverbs"- March 5, 2019.

Test February 22, 2019:  "Hanging Fire" and" Teenagers" (Test changed from 2/21/19 due to half day Wed. 2/20/19.

The Jungle Book:  Notes on Ka's Hunting and Tiger! Tiger! due 2/22/19.
The White Seal " read by 2/22/19.

The Jungle Book - notes for Mowgli's Brothers" due 2/15/19.
Ka's Hunting and Tiger!Tiger! read by 2/15/19.

The Jungle Book - story one, "Mowgli's Brothers" needs to be read by Friday, 2/8/19.

EACH OF THE SEVEN STORIES MUST INCLUDE:

Recall
Analysis
Literary Devices
Values
Synthesis







Test Friday 2/8/19 on "Oh Captain! My Captain", p200.

Memorize "Oh Captain! My Captain", p200 by Friday, 2/15/19

* ALL CURSIVE WRITINGS WILL BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF NEXT WEEK'S ELA LAB.  (WEEK ENDING 2/15/19.)




Due Monday 1/28/19 - Bring in a quotation from either Scripture or a credible source that relates to you.   We will be learning / practicing our cursive writing skills this week. 

Also needed for our Lab this week is a ruler and a pencil.  If you would like to use specific markers, special paper, or decorations for your project (Cursive Writing of the Quotation you selected), please bring them in when you have your Lab. ( Please note that I do have construction paper for your use.)



The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass -  Literature Test Thursday, 1/24/19.   All exercises in Literature text,  pp.143 - 150 will be completed in class on Tues. 1/22/19.  Ex. will be reviewed on Wed. 1/23/19.


Chapter 11 Grammar Review 1 - 4 due Wed.1/23/19; Chapter 11 Grammar Review Ex.5 - 8 due Thursday 1/24/19.

Pronoun Test (Chapter 11) Friday, January 25, 2019.




A copy of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is due in class by Monday January 28, 2019.  



Classwork/Homework - Group Hard Copy Report of the Plot of "The Outsider" due January 9, 2019.
Oral "Panel Discussion" January 9, 2019 start date for "The Outsider" due January 9, 2019.   Index cards, prompts, and visuals may be used during the discussion.  (Reports of the Plot are to be handed in before the discussions begin and are not to be read during the presentations.) 










Chapter 10 Verbs Review due 12/13/18
Chapter 10 Verbs Test Friday 12/14/18 





Grammar Test:  Chapter 9, Nouns,  Tuesday, November 20,2018



Grammar and Literature notebooks are to be handed in Monday, November 12, 2018.
Oral reading of an excerpt from the Horror Genre to be presented Thursday November 15, 2018.



Reminder:   Tri fold project on Night due October 19, 2018.  (Hand outs for project will be given out this week.)


5 interesting facts about Edgar Allan Poe

Test on "Tell-Tale Heart" Friday, October 12, 2018.




Test on Night Tuesday, September 25, 2018: based on Literary Devices listed on the board.   Tri-fold project on Night due October 19, 2018.  (Hand outs for project will be given out this week.)

Test Friday September 28, 2018 - Grammar Chapter 8: Sentences, Subjects, and Verbs.

Test Tuesday October 2, 2018 - "My Favorite Chaperone"





To Kill a Mockingbird test Tuesday, September 18, 2018.



















































































































































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