INDEPENDENT READING Students can do magazines and newspapers as well as books!
Class Information ( Week of May 13th and 20th):
This week, we are in our last unit of the year, "Call of the Wild" and the study of unknown vocabulary and symbolism. Also--there are 2 ways your child can get extra credit until Thursday, May 30th. For Mini-Book Review #2 or an extra Mini-Book Review #3, they can do a Civil War book (fiction or non-fiction) or one of the short stories in the back of "Call of the Wild" novella. They can earn up to 35 of 25 points.
Thursday, May 16th- Read aloud, Hyphen Rules (Practice 2) and either finish Chapter 2 of COTW and immediately begin Chapter 3 of COTW. Homework-Mini-Book Review #2 is due on Monday, May 20th and COTW Chapter 2 test on Monday the 20th.
Friday, May 17th-NO CLASSES FOR 8th GRADE ON FIELD TRIP TO HENRY FORD/GREENFIELD VILLAGE.
Monday, May 20th-Read aloud, Chapter 2 Vocabulary/Symbolism test, and begin reading Chapter 3 of COTW if time. Work on note-taking sheets for vocabulary and symbolism. Homework-Mini-Book Review #2 WAS due today, can earn up to 85% on Tues. (21st) or 75% on Weds. (22nd). Sending SAT Vocabulary slideshow home to each student to study for test.
Tuesday, May 21st-Read aloud, and continue Chapter 3 of COTW and work on Vocabulary/Symbolism note-taking. Homework: Mini-Book Review #2 last day to turn in is tomorrow for 75%.
Wednesday, May 22nd-Read aloud, complete Chapter 3 of COTW. Chapter 3 test will be tomorrow. Homework: Study for Vocabulary Test over SAT words on Wednesday, May 29th.
Thursday, May 23rd- Read aloud, take COTW Chapter 3test and begin Chapter 4 of COTW. Homework-Study for Vocabulary Test over SAT words May 29th.
Friday, May 24th-Read aloud, and continue reading of Chapter 4 COTW. Homework: work on Vocabulary/Symbolism notes for Chapter 4 of COTW.