February & March - 8th grade Language Arts

posted Feb 10, 2014, 2:21 PM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
First, my sincere apologies for not posting a blog for the month of January. With the rush of conferences following break, the month simply got away from me.

Here is what's coming up...

We are continuing to Read the Trojan War and studying Greek mythology..
Week of February 3
Monday - Achilles and Agamemnon quarrel, Hector nearly takes the Greek's on the beach
Tuesday - Death of Patroclus, Achilles grieves, Hector dies
Wednesday - Vocab 10 Homework due
Thursday - Achilles returns the body of Hector, The Amazons join the fight, Paris kills Achilles
Friday - Pyrrhus joins the fight, Paris falls, the Palladium is stolen, The Greeks build the Trojan horse, Troy falls

Week of February 10
Monday - Agamemnon returns home, Menelaus returns home
Tuesday - Odysseus returns home
Wednesday - Vocab 10 Quiz
Thursday - Trojan War quiz (part II), Intro to Mythology project
Friday - no school, Teacher in-service

Week of February 17
Monday - no school
Tuesday - work on mythology project
Wednesday - Vocab 11(literary terms) homework due
Thursday - mythology project
Friday - mythology project

Week of February 24
Monday - mythology project DUE - present
Tuesday  - mythology project - present
Wednesday - vocab 11 quiz
Thursday - Trojan War Essay
Friday - Field Trip to the Museum of Nature and Science

Week of March 3 -
Monday -Trojan War Essay
Tuesday - TCAP Review
Wednesday - TCAP review
Thursday - TCAp review
Friday - Draw my Life

Week of March 10
(Irregular schedule this week because of TCAP testing)
This week we will create our Draw my Life movies

Week of March 17
Begin Inquiry Projects
Monday - guiding Questions
Tuesday - research
Wednesday - research
Thursday - research
Friday - Outline Due

Week of March 24 - SPRING BREAK