8th grade Language Arts

posted Sep 17, 2013, 8:40 AM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
Hello everyone - Thank you for your patience with my weekly blogs and for the feedback about whether it is getting out to parents and kiddos. I assure you that each week in class we have been going through planners, marking daily work and due dates. Hopefully, that information has been making its way to parents.

Monday - September 16 - The Outsiders multiple choice and short answer test
Tuesday - The Outsiders essay test (topics - Family, Coming of Age, Belonging)
Wednesday - Vocabulary homework due - (vocab list emailed to students September 11)
Thursday - Workday in class on Projects
Friday - No class - Teacher workday

Monday - September 23 - The Outsiders Project is due
Monday and Tuesday - Project presentations
Wednesday - Sept 25 - Vocab 2 Quiz
Thursday, Friday - Sept 26, 27 - The Outsiders movie - comparison and analysis

Monday - September 30- Writer's Journals check in. Students should have completed at least 10 entries. Entries can be in a spiral notebook, composition book or electronic. By the end of trimester students should have 25 entries. No more than one entry per day.
Monday -Writing structures practice
Tuesday - Writing structures practice
Wednesday - Vocab 3 homework due
Thursday and Friday - No school - Conference

October 7-11 - Currently we are planning our annual Team Building event at Cheley Camps in Estes Park for this week. These plans are subject to change as safety and accessibility of the Estes Park area change.
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