Junior High Language Arts

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March 8, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 11: Completing the Sentence, Sentences with words 16-20. Writing Prompt 2 due Thursday.

Grammar 6 – 2.3 #6-23

Grammar 7 – 4.6 Quiz tomorrow

Literature 6 – Black Ships Before Troy Quiz tomorrow

Literature 7 – Sing Down the Moon Read Chapters 1-3

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 22 and 23

 

March 5, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 11: Synonyms & Antonyms and Sentences with words

Grammar 7 – 4.6 Worksheet, Quiz on 4.6 on Monday.

Grammar 8 – 4.4 Worksheet, if you had to redo the back. 4.4 Quiz on Monday.

Literature 8 – Complete the Social Studies Connection for Part 2. Quiz on Tuesday.

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 20, answer questions 1,2,3,6 and 7

 

March 4, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 11: Choosing the Right Word and Sentences with words #6-10. Writing Prompt 1 due Monday.

Grammar 6 – 2.2B Worksheet 2.

Grammar 7 – 4.6 #1-18.

Literature 6 – Analyze the Text #4-5

Literature 8 – Finish reading the section, to pg 93, and answer questions #4 on reading questions.

Adv. Literature 8  – Chapter 19 Questions #1,2,3,5 and 6.

 

March 3, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 11: Definition fill-ins and Sentences with words #1-5.

Literature 6  – Black Ships Before Troy – Analyze the text #1-3.

Literature 7 – Outsiders Project #5 due tomorrow.

Literature 8 – Begin reading Part 2, pg 60-80 Sunday, 13 December, 1942 – Saturday, 1 May, 1943.

Adv. Literature 8 – Romantic Poetry handout, reread Emmeline Grangerford’s poem and answer the questions that follow. We will discuss in class tomorrow.

 

March 2, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10 Test tomorrow

Grammar 7 – 4.5 Quiz tomorrow.

Literature 7 – Project #2 and 4 due tomorrow. Project 5 due Thursday.

Literature 8 – Part 1 Quiz and Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow.

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 18, questions #3-7.

 

March 1, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10 Passage worksheet, Writing Prompt 2 due tomorrow. Unit 10 test is Wednesday.

Grammar 6 – 2.2B Wksht 1

Grammar 7 – 4.5 Worksheet. Quiz on 4.5 on Wednesday.

Grammar 8 – 4.3B Worksheet 2

Literature 6 – Finish reading Black Ships Before Dawn

Literature 7 – Continue work on Projects. Project #1 and 3 due Tuesday 3/2, Project #2 and 4 due Wednesday 3/3, and Project #5 due Thursday 3/4

Literature 8 – Complete Critical Thinking questions for Part 1.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 17, questions 2-3.

 

February 26, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10: Vocabulary in Context Worksheet and page in the book. Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Grammar 6 – 2.2B Writing with Nouns pg 91 #9-10.

Grammar 8 – 4.3B Wksht

Literature 6 – from Black Ships Before Troy read pg 316-322. Take reading notes.

Literature 7Continue work on Projects. Project #1 and 3 due Tuesday 3/2, Project #2 and 4 due Wednesday 3/3, and Project #5 due Thursday 3/4.

Literature 8 – read pg 32-52, Monday, 28 September, 1942 – Tuesday, 17 November, 1942.

Adv. Literature 8  – Chapter 16 Questions #3-6

 

February 25, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10 Sentences with Words 16-20, and Practice Quiz. Quiz is tomorrow. Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Grammar 8 – 4.3B Writing with Adverbs #7-14.

Literature 7 – Continue work on Projects. Project #1 and 3 due Tuesday 3/2, Project #2 and 4 due Wednesday 3/3, and Project #5 due Thursday 3/4.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 13-14 questions if not completed in class.

 

February 24, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10: Sentences with Words 11-15, and Completing the Sentence. Writing Prompt 1 due tomorrow via email.

Grammar 7 – Quiz on 4.4 Comparing with Adverbs moved to tomorrow 2/25.

Grammar 8 – 4.3 Worksheet #6-8, the back is bonus.

Literature 8 – Answer the Zionist question on the back of the study guide. Read pg 20-32, Saturday, 11 July, 1942 – Sunday, 27 September, 1942, continue to take reading notes.

Adv. Literature 8 – Answer Chapter 10 and 11 Questions.

 

February 23, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10: Sentences with Words 6-10, Synonyms and Antonyms; Writing Prompt 1 due Thursday via email.

Grammar 7 – Quiz on 4.4 Comparing with Adverbs tomorrow.

Grammar 8 – 4.3 Adverbs Wksht

Literature 7 – Outsiders Chapter 10-12 Quiz tomorrow.

Literature 8 – Complete reading pg 1-20, Sunday, 14 June, 1942 – Friday, 10 July, 1942. Remember to take reading notes for class discussion.

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 10 questions: 2,4,5,6,7

 

February 22, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 10: Definition FIll-Ins, Sentences with Words #1-5, Choosing the Right Word; Writing Prompt 1 is due Thursday via email.

Grammar 7 – 4.4 Worksheet

Grammar 8 – 4.3 #12-26 if not finished in class.

Literature 6 – Complete essay revisions, essay will be due at the end of class tomorrow, we will write the Works Cited page in class, then print and turn in project. All materials due tomorrow.

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 8 questions 12-14 and Chapter 9 questions due tomorrow.

 

February 9, 2021

Grammar 7 – 4.3 Worksheet

 

February 8, 2021

Grammar 6 – 2.1 Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 4.3 #10-26

Grammar 8 – 4.1B Worksheet

Literature 6 – Revise Counter Argument notes if needed, choose the strongest/best points for your conclusion

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 7

 

February 4, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Cum 1-9 Test tomorrow

Literature 6 – Complete reading additional source materials and complete the 3rd Reason/Evidence box in our graphic organizer.

Literature 7 – Read Chapter 8

Literature 8 – Analysis for Find Work on pg 432 #1-3 must be completed before class tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 6

 

February 1, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Cum Review 1-9 – Complete pgs 118-120. Word Wars and Cum Test will follow this week.

Literature 6 – Preparing to write Argumentative Essay, pg 31 complete Introduction box and the first 2 Reasons/Evidence boxes.

Literature 7 – Quiz postponed to tomorrow.

Literature 8 – Analyze Text poem Chicago #4-6 due Wednesday. #1-3 completed in class today.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete Motifs worksheet that we started in class.

 

January 29, 2021

Grammar 6 – 2.1 #21-31

Grammar 8 – 4.1 Worksheet

Literature 6 – complete Questions 6 – Prose Response

Literature 7 – Quiz on Chapters 5-6 and Vocabulary on Monday

Literature 8 – Reread Chicago poem and read pg 432

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 5 and complete questions 1-3.

 

January 28, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 9 Test tomorrow

Grammar 7 – 4.2 Worksheet

Grammar 8 – 4.1 #16-28

Literature 6 – Complete the Discuss and Decide question on Source 3 pg 28 of your packet, notes should be in the blank space above the question. Answers questions 1-5 on page 29-30 of the packet. Do not complete question 6.

Literature 7 – continue analysis of Nothing Gold Can Stay and read Chapter 6

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 1-4 Quiz tomorrow.

 

January 27, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 9 Test Friday

Grammar 6 – Unit 1 Test tomorrow

Grammar 8 – 4.1 Adjectives #2-9

Literature 6 – Read the second article, take notes and write your questions on the reading in the margin for class discussion

Literature 7 – Read Chapter 4

Literature 8 – Teens/Jobs reading Quiz tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 4 and questions

 

January 26, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 9 Passage worksheet, Writing Prompt 2 due tomorrow.

Literature 6 – Reading notes are due for class tomorrow, be prepared to discuss the article.

Literature 8 – Analyzing the Text #4-6

Adv. Literature 8 – Answer Chapter 3 questions.

 

January 25, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 9 Vocabulary In Context worksheet and page in the book, write sentences with words 16-20.

Grammar 6 – 1.9 Extra Practice #5-12

Grammar 8 – Unit 1 Test tomorrow

Literature 6 – If your packet was not completed in class, complete the graphic essay outline, it is due at the beginning of English class tomorrow.

Literature 7Outsiders Chap 1-4 Quiz tomorrow

Literature 8 – Teens and Jobs reading, Analyze the Text #1-3

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 1 & 2 Questions should be completed, you can read Chapter 3, we will cover all in class tomorrow.

 

January 22, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 8 Practice Quiz, the Quiz is on Monday. Writing Prompt 2 due Wednesday.

Grammar 8 – 1.8 Extra Practice pg 77

Literature 6 – Complete gathering reasons and evidence to support your claim in the reading packet.

Literature 7 – Read Chapter 4, look over study guide questions

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 2, Answer Chapter 1 questions.

 

January 20, 2021

Vocabulary 6 – U8: Sentences with Words 6-10 and Choosing the Right Word

Vocabulary 7 & 8 – U8: Sentences with Words 6-10 and Synonyms and Antonyms

Grammar 6 – Unit 1 Check-up Sections 1-5 if not finished in class.

Grammar 7 – 4.1B Worksheet, front side only

Grammar 8 – Unit 1 Check-up Sections 6-9 if not finished in class

Literature 6 — Read the Blog and Editorial and answer the 2 close reading questions.

Literature 7 – Reach Chapter 3

Literature 8One Last Time Quiz tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8 – Twain packet reading if not completed in class.

 

January 19, 2021

Vocabulary 6 & 7 – Unit 9 – Definition Fills-ins, and write sentences with words 1-5.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 9 – Definition fill-ins, write sentences with words 1-5 and Choosing the Right Word

Grammar 7 – 4.1 Quiz tomorrow

Grammar 8 – Unit 1 Check-up sections 5-6, if not finished in class.

Literature 7 – Read Chapter 2

Literature 8 – Analyze the Text #4-6, if not finished in class

Adv. Literature 8Fahrenheit/Hunger Games dystopian comparison essay due tomorrow

 

January 14, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 8 Test tomorrow

Grammar 6 – 1.10 #13-30 if not completed in class.

Grammar 7 – 4.1 #8-20

Grammar 8 – 1.9 Worksheet

Literature 7The Outsiders read Chapter 1

Adv. Literature 8 – Begin work on Final essay for the dystopian unit.

 

January 13, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 8 Test Friday

Grammar 6 – 1.10 #7-12, fixing run-on sentences

Grammar 8 – 1.9 Fragments and Run-Ons #19-34

Literature 6Bats finish #5-6 and the Short Response, remember to Cite Text Evidence.

Literature 7The Outsiders pre-reading if not finished in class.

Literature 8The Flying Machine graphic story Short Response if not completed in class.

Adv. Literature 8 – We will wrap up Part 3 questions tomorrow. Think about comparing and contrasting the dystopian novels we read.

 

January 12, 2021

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 8: Passage Worksheet

Grammar 6 – 1.9B Worksheet 2 if not completed in class.

Grammar 7 – Unit 1 Test tomorrow.

Literature 6Bats packet, complete the analysis questions 2-4.

Literature 8The Flying Machine – complete the analysis for the Graphic Story version if not completed in class.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete the Part 3 questions if not finished in class.

 

January 11, 2021

Vocabulary 6 & 8 – Vocabulary in Context worksheet and page in the book.

Vocabulary 7 – Vocabulary in Context worksheet, page in the book and Writing Prompt 1 due tomorrow.

Grammar 7 – Unit 1 Test Wednesday

Literature 7Sorry Wrong Number group projects presented tomorrow.

Literature 8The Flying Machine – complete the analysis for the first story in the packet if not finished in class.

Adv. Literature 8 – read The Tyger by William Blake and answer the Literary Devices questions.

 

January 8, 2021

Vocabulary 6 – Unit 8: Practice Quiz and Writing Prompt 2 due Monday. Quiz on Monday.

Vocabulary 7 – Unit 8: Practice Quiz and Sentences with words 16-20. Quiz on Monday, Writing Prompt 1 due Tuesday.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 8: Practice Quiz and Writing Prompt 2 due Monday. Quiz on Monday.

Grammar 6 – 1.9B Wksht if not completed in class.

Grammar 7 – none. Unit 1 Test Wednesday

Grammar 8 – 1.8B Wksht if not complete in class.

Literature 6Animal Snoops – Critical Vocabulary and Vocabulary Strategy if not completed in class.

Literature 7Sorry Wrong Number – group projects due Tuesday

Literature 8The Flying Machine – Analysis of first story in the packet due Monday, graphic novel version will be completed in class.

Adv. Literature 8Fahrenheit – Read Part 3 for Monday.

 

January 7, 2021

Vocabulary 6 – Unit 8: Adjective Sentences, Writing Prompt 2 due Monday.

Vocabulary 7 – Unit 8: Sentences with words 11-15, Writing Prompt 1 due Tuesday.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 8: Sentences with words 16-20, Writing Prompt 2 due Monday.

Grammar 6 – 1.9B Writing Good Sentences, if not finished in class.

Grammar 7Unit 1 Checkup sections 2, 3, 4 and 6.

Grammar 8 – 1.8B #1-6

Literature 6 Animal Snoops Analyzing the Text #4-6 if not finished in class.

Literature 7Sorry Wrong Number group projects due 1/12

Literature 8 – Finish reading the Flying Machine packet.

Adv. Literature 8 – none. Part 3 must be read by Monday, we will wrap up Part 2 tomorrow in class.

 

January 6, 2021

Vocabulary 6 – Unit 8: Completing the Sentence and Verb sentences.

Vocabulary 7 – Unit 8: Completing the Sentence and sentences with words 6-10

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 8: Completing the Sentence and sentences with words 11-15

Grammar 71.6B Worksheet if not finished in class.

Grammar 8 – 1.8 Worksheet if not finished in class, Quiz tomorrow on 1.8.

Literature 6Animals Snoops – Analyzing the Text #1-3

Literature 7Sorry Wrong Number group project due Tuesday 1/12

Literature 8 – Tom Sawyer Quiz tomorrow

 

January 5, 2021

Vocabulary 6 – Unit 8: Synonyms and Antonyms and Noun sentences.

Vocabulary 7 – Unit 8: Synonyms and Antonyms and sentences with the first 5 vocabulary words.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 8: Synonyms and Antonyms and sentences with words 6-10.

Grammar 6 – 1.9 back of worksheet if not finished in class.

Grammar 7 – 1.6B if not finished in class.

Grammar 8 – 1.8 #15-28 if not finished in class.

Literature 6from Animal Snoops – read the first three stories pg 117-121.

Literature 8 – Analyzing the text #4-7 if not finished in class.

 

January 4, 2021

Vocabulary 6 & 7 – Unit 8: Fill in the Definitions and Choosing the Right Word.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 8: Fill in the Definitions, Choosing the Right Word, and Sentences with the first 5 words.

Grammar 8 – 1.8 #9-14

Literature 8From Tom Sawyer read pg 103 and complete Analyzing the Text #1-2.

Adv. Literature 8 – Part 2 questions #1-2.

 

December 16, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 7 Test Friday

Grammar 6 – 1.9 Complex Sentences #9-28 if not finished in class

Grammar 7 – 1.6 Worksheet, if not finished in class

Literature 6– Quiz on Friday

 

December 15, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7 Passage Worksheet

Vocabulary 7 – U7 Noun Sentences and Passage Worksheet

Vocabulary 8 – U7 Verb Sentences and Passage Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 1.5 Worksheet, if not completed in class

Literature 6How Smart Are Animals Critical Vocabulary #1-6 on pg 115. Quiz tomorrow.

Literature 7Another Place, Another Time Quiz tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8Complete reading Part 1 and finish the Group 1 questions if not completed in class.

 

December 14, 2020

Vocabulary 6 & 7 – U7: Vocabulary in Context worksheet and the page in the book.

Vocabulary 8 – U7 Completing the Sentence, and Vocabulary in Context worksheet and page in the book.

Grammar 6 – 1.8 Worksheet if not completed in class. Quiz on Conjunctions tomorrow.

Grammar 7 – 1.5 Worksheet

Literature 6 How Smart are Animals Analyzing questions 4 & 5 if not finished in class. Quiz is Wednesday.

Literature 7Another Time, Another Place Analyzing questions #3-6, Quiz is Wednesday.

Literature 8 – Hunger Games final tomorrow. Labyrinth project due tomorrow.

Adv. Literature 8 – finish reading Part 1.

 

December 11, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7 Practice Quiz, the Quiz is Monday, Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Vocabulary 7 – U7 Practice Quiz, Completing the Sentence, and Verb Sentences. The Quiz is Monday, Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Vocabulary 8 – U7 Practice Quiz, Synonyms & Antonyms, and Noun Sentences. The Quiz is Monday, Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Grammar 6 – 1.8 pg 56, #9-20

Grammar 7 – 1.4 Worksheet, if not completed in class.

Grammar 8 – 1.7 Worksheet if not completed in class.

Literature 6How Smart are Animals? read pg 113 and Analyzing #1-2

Literature 7Another Time, Another Place, read pg 107 and Analyzing #1-2

Literature 8 – Hunger Games final on Tuesday

Adv. Literature 8 – Read part 1 The Hearth and Salamander, must be read to at least pg 40 by Monday.

 

December 10, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7 Completing the Sentence

Vocabulary 7 – U7 Synonyms and Antonyms, and Adjective Sentences, Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Vocabulary 8 – U7: Choosing the Right Word, and Adjective Sentences, Writing Prompt 2 due Tuesday.

Grammar 7 – 1.3B Worksheet, if not completed in class

Grammar 8 – 1.7 Worksheet, if not completed in class

Adv. Literature 8Fahrenheit 451 pre-reading pages

 

December 9, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7: Synonyms & Antonyms, and Verb Sentences

Vocabulary 7 – U7: Definition Fill-Ins and Choosing the Right Word

Grammar 6 – 1.7 Worksheet if not finished in class.

Literature 6How Smart Are Animals, finish reading the story and pg 109.

Literature 8 – Labyrinth Project worksheet

 

December 8, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7: Choosing the Right Word and Adjective sentences.

Vocabulary 7 – Cum 1-6 Test tomorrow

Vocabulary 8 – U7: Fill in the definitions

Grammar 6 – 1.7 pg 54 #11-18, read the directions carefully.

Literature 6 – Analyzing Poetry questions #3-5 if not completed in class

Literature 8 – Chapter 27 questions if not completed in class.

Adv. Literature 8 – Hunger Games final tomorrow.

 

December 7, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – U7 Fill in definitions, Noun sentences and Writing Prompt 1 due Thursday.

Vocabulary 7– Word Wars Cum 1-6 tomorrow, test on Wednesday.

Vocabulary 8 – Cum 1-6 Test tomorrow.

Literature 6 – Read pg 103, Analyze poetry #1-2

Literature 7Saving the Lost complete #5 and the Short Response

Literature 8 – Complete the Chapter 26 questions

Adv. Literature 8– Hunger Games Final Wednesday

 

November 24, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – Cum 1-6 Test tomorrow

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 6 Test tomorrow

Grammar 7 – 1.6 Worksheet

Literature 6 – Type up your individual statement in MLA format

Literature 7 – Begin researching and drafting, is your magic trick a visual or cognitive illusion. Practice magic trick over the break.

Literature 8 – Due Thursday, December 3rd, finish reading the novel, we will begin discussing and answering questions when we return from break.

Adv. Literature 8 – Due Thursday, December 3rd, complete the Dialogue worksheets, finish reading the novel and complete the Symbolism and Irony worksheets in your packet. We will review and discuss when we return from break.

 

November 23, 2020

Vocabulary 6 – Cum Review Units 1-6, complete pgs 80-82 if not finished in class. Word Wars sentences due tomorrow. Cum Test is Wednesday.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 6 Quiz tomorrow and review game. Test is Wednesday.

Grammar 7 – 1.6 Fragments and Run-ons #9-22

Literature 6 – Tribute Debate Statement – have a draft of your statement paragraph for class tomorrow.

Literature 7 – Read Saving the Lost and be ready to discuss in class tomorrow.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – Quiz tomorrow.

 

November 10, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 6 Choosing the Right Word and Sentences: Gr. 6 Adjectives, Gr. 7 Verbs, Gr. 8 Nouns

Grammar 6 – 1.5 Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 1.2 Quiz on Thursday

Grammar 8 – 1.5 #10-22

Literature 6The Pod Complete #7-10 and the vocabulary words for that part of the story.

Literature 8 – Chapter 18 Questions

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 19 Questions

 

November 9, 2020.

Vocabulary 6 & 7 – Definition fills-ins and Noun Sentences

Grammar 6 – 1.5 #5-28

Grammar 7 – 1.2 #8-28

Literature 6The Pod complete #2-5

 

November 5, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5 Test tomorrow

Literature 6 – Read The Pod again before class on Monday. Think about Jess’s situation so we can discuss and analyze in class.

Literature 7 – Read Magic and the Brain

Literature 8 & Adv. Literature 8 – The Arena Map Project due Thursday 11/12.

 

November 3, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Passage Based Reading Wksht

Grammar 6 – 1.4 Worksheet

Grammar 8 – 1.4 Worksheet

Literature 6The Mixer – Critical Vocabulary #1-6 pg 91

Literature 7 – Comparing Poetry – pg 76 Analyze #1-3

Literature 8 – Quiz tomorrow Chapters 13-16

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 19 and complete analysis questions of The Meadow Song.

 

November 2, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Vocabulary in Context Worksheet and page in the book.

Grammar 6 – 1.4 #11-24, follow the format started in class.

Grammar 7 – 1.1B Complete the Worksheet started in class.

Grammar 8 – 1.4 #7-18, follow format started in class.

Literature 6The Mixer – Analyze #5, finish answering the question, how do the rest of the story events affect Blackie.

Literature 7Sonnet 43 – Analyze #1-4

Literature 8– Review Vocabulary for Chapters 13-16, they will be on the Quiz on Wednesday.

Adv. Literature 8 – We will complete Chapter 18 questions tomorrow.

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October 29, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Completing the Sentence. Writing Prompt due Monday.

Grammar 6 – 1.3 Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 1.1B #7-10

Grammar 8 – 1.3 Worksheet

Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 16 Questions if not finished in class.

Adv. Literature 8– Read Chapter 17-18.

 

October 28, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Synonyms & Antonyms, and write sentences: Grade 6 Nouns, Grade 7 Adjectives, Grade 8 Adjectives. Writing Prompt due Monday.

Grammar 6 – 1.2 Quiz tomorrow on Complete Subjects and Complete Predicates

Grammar 7 – 1.1 Quiz tomorrow on Kinds of Sentences

Grammar 8 – 1.3 Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates 6-25, follow the format from class.

Literature 6The Mixer Analyze #1-2

Literature 7The People Could Fly Quiz tomorrow

Literature 8 – Read Chapter 16 and continue filling out the Chapter 15-16 handout.

Adv. Literature 8 – Quiz on Chapters 13-16 tomorrow.

 

October 27, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Choosing the Right Word, and write sentences: Grade 6 Adjectives, Grade 7 Verbs, Grade 8 Verbs

Grammar 6 – 1.2 Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 1.1 Worksheet

Grammar 8 – 1.2 Worksheet

Literature 7The People Could Fly Analyze #4-6

Literature 8 – Read Chapter 15

Adv. Literature – Quiz Thursday

 

October 26, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 5: Fill in the definitions and write sentences: Grade 6 Verbs, Grade 7 Nouns, Grade 8 Nouns

Grammar 6 – 1.3 Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates #1-12, follow the format started in class.

Literature 6The Mixer – finish reading the story

Literature 7The People Could Fly – Read pg 68 and Analyze the Text #1-3

Literature 8 – Chapter 13 and 14 questions

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 16 questions and fill in the tribute worksheet.

 

October 22, 2020

Grammar 8 – 1.1 Worksheet

Literature 7 – Read The People Could Fly pg 63-68

Literature 8 – Read Chapters 13-14.

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapters 15-16.

 

October 21, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4 Test tomorrow

Grammar 6 – 1.2 #1-12

Grammar 8 – 1.1 #1-8

Literature 7 – Collection 1 Test tomorrow

Literature 8 – Chapter 10-12 Quiz tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8 – Chapter 13-14 must be read by tomorrow, questions and discussion in class tomorrow.

 

October 20, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Passage worksheet.

Grammar 6 – 1.1 Worksheet

Grammar 7 – 2.6 Exercise 2

Grammar 8 – 2.3 Exercise 1

 

October 19, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Vocabulary in Context worksheet and pg 59 in the book. Writing Prompt due tomorrow.

Grammar 6 – 1.1 Kinds of Sentences complete 13-36.

Grammar 7 – 2.6 Exercise 1 – redo if needed, remember to be specific and add details to sentences

Literature 6 – Quiz on In the Spotlight tomorrow.

Literature 7 – Quiz on Women in Aviation tomorrow.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – Game Maker worksheet due tomorrow.

Adv. Literature – Read Chapter 13-14.

 

October 16, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Practice Quiz. The Quiz is Monday. Writing Prompt due Tuesday.

Grammar 6 – 2.1 Exercise 2 #1-10.

Grammar 7 – 2.6 Exercise 1 #1-20

Grammar 8 – 2.2 Exercise 3

Literature 6In the Spotlight – Analyze the Text #4-6

Literature 7Women in Aviation – Analyze the Text #4-6, and pg 51 Critical Vocabulary and Vocabulary Strategy

Literature 8 – Chapter 12 Questions

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete the Star Crossed Lovers Archetype worksheet, we will finish the quiz on Monday.

 

October 15, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Completing the Sentence pg 57-58. Writing Prompt due Tuesday.

Grammar 6 – 2.1 Exercise 1 #1-10

Grammar 7 – 2.5 Exercise 2 & 3

Grammar 8 – 2.2 Exercise 1 – Review 4-10

Literature 6In the Spotlight Analyze the Text #1-3

Literature 7Women in Aviation Analyze the Text #1-3

Literature 8Chapter 11 questions

Adv. Literature 8Quiz on Chapters 10-12 tomorrow.

 

October 14, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Synonyms and Antonyms pg 56-57. Sentences due Thursday: Gr. 6 Adjectives, Gr. 7 Nouns, Gr. 8 Nouns

Grammar 7 – 2.5 Exercise 1 #1-10

Literature 6 – Read In the Spotlight

 

October 13, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Choosing the Right Word pg 55-56. Sentences due Wednesday: Gr. 6 Nouns, Gr 7 Verbs, Gr. 8 Adjectives

Grammar 6 – Chapter 1 Test tomorrow

Grammar 7 – 2.4 Exercise 2 if not completed in class

Grammar 8 – 2.1 Exercise 2 and 3 if not completed in class

Literature 6 – Face Your Fears – Short Response at the end of the story. Follow all the directions for your answer.

Literature 7 – Icarus’s Flight – Quiz tomorrow

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature 8 – Bring in any art supplies and glue sticks needed to complete the Backpack project, you will have class time Weds and Thursday to complete the work.

 

October 9, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 4: Read the story on pg 50-51 and fill in the definitions. Sentences due Tuesday:   Gr. 6 Verbs, Gr 7 Adjectives, Gr 8 Verbs

Literature 6 – Complete #3 & 4 on the reading packet.

Literature 7 – Complete Analyzing the Text if not completed in class.

Literature 8 – Read Chapters 11-12 and take notes.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete questions to Chapters 11-12, read the Star Crossed Lovers Archetype handout, we will discuss next week.

 

October 8, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Cumulative Units 1-3 Test tomorrow

Literature 7 – Read pg 40-41

Literature 8 – Chapter 10 questions

Adv. Literature 8 – Read Chapter 11-12

 

October 7, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Complete Word Wars sentences if not finished in class. Review game is tomorrow. Cum 1-3 Test Friday.

Grammar 6, 7 & 8 – none, Grammar will continue next week.

Literature 6 – none. We will continue answering questions in the reading packet together in class.

Literature 7 – none.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – Complete the Part 2 of the Greek Themes worksheet in your packet.

Adv. Literature – Read Chapter 11.

 

October 6, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Cum Review Units 1-3: pg 45-46 Idioms, complete the matching on page 45, then look up the meaning of the idioms on pg 46 and use them in a sentence. Write your sentences in the book.

Grammar 6 – complete the Chapter 1 Review if not completed in class.

Grammar 7 – 2.4 Ex. 1 #4-5.

Grammar 8 – none

Literature 6 – Face Your Fears reading packet, read both stories.

Literature 7 – Arachne reading packet, complete reading and answer all questions.

Literature 8 – Reach Chapter 10.

Adv. Literature 8 – Complete the Chapter 10 Questions and the Character Analysis of Cinna and Effie.

 

October 5, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Cum Review Units 1-3: pg 42-44, Vocabulary in Context and Two Word Completions

Grammar 6 – none, we will complete the Chapter 1 Review together in class tomorrow.

Grammar 7 – 2.3 Exercise 1 and 2

Grammar 8 – Chapter 1 Test tomorrow.

Literature 6Fine? – Quiz tomorrow

Literature 7Flight of Icarus – Quiz tomorrow

Literature 8 – Chapter 5-9 Quiz tomorrow

Adv. Literature 8 – Finish reading Chapter 10.

 

October 2, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – none. Cumulative Review for Units 1-3 next week.

Grammar 6 – final draft of essay due Monday. Essay must be printed and ready to turn in before class.

Grammar 7 – 2.2 Exercise 2 – Revising the passage to correct run-on sentences.

Grammar 8 – final draft of essay due Monday. Essay must be printed and ready to turn in before class.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature 8 – What’s In Your Backpack – complete section 3, skills needed for your location.

Literature 8 – Chapter 9 Questions if no completed in class.

 

 

October 1, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – U3 Test tomorrow

Grammar 7 – 2.2 Exercise 1 #1-15

Literature 6 Fine? Analyze the Text #4-7, if not finished in class

Literature 7 Flight of Icarus Analyze the Text, if not finished in class

Literature 8Hunger Games Read Chapter 9

Adv. Literature 8 – Quiz on Chap 5-9 tomorrow.

 

September 30, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 Test Friday

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – 2.1 Exercise 2 #1-10

Grammar 8 – none

Literature 6Fine? Analyze the Text question #1-3

Literature 7 – Complete the Short Response at the end of the story.

Literature 8 – Chapter 8 Questions must be completed for tomorrow’s class.

Adv. Literature – none. We will wrap up Chap 8-9 discussion tomorrow. Quiz on 5-9 is Friday.

 

September 29, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Passage Wksht and Writing Prompt 2 due tomorrow.

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – none

Grammar 8 – Chapter 1 Review, complete Section D in your book.

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – Read Finding Your Everest

Literature 8 – Read Chapter 8

Advanced Literature – none

 

September 28, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Vocabulary in Context Wksht and pg 41 in book. Writing Prompt 2 due Wednesday.

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – Chapter 1 Test tomorrow

Grammar 8 – none

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – Diverse Media – Abby Sunderland, Quiz tomorrow

Literature 8 & Adv. Literature – What’s In Your Backpack? Part 2 of project due Friday

 

September 25, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Practice Quiz, and Writing Prompt 2 due Wednesday. Unit 3 Quiz Monday in class.

Grammar 6 – Drafts of narrative description will be completed in class on Monday. Complete research on any details this weekend and bring to class on Monday.

Grammar 7 – Finish Part D of Chapter review if not completed in class. Test on Tuesday.

Grammar 8 – none. Peer editing of drafts is Monday.

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – Quiz on Media: Abby Sunderland on Monday.

Literature 8 – Hunger Games – read chapter 7. Questions will be answered in our discussion on Monday.

Adv. Literature – Hunger Games – finish reading chapters 8-9 and complete questions for chapters 8-9, we will discuss on Monday.

 

September 24, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Completing the Sentence, and Writing Prompt 2 due Wednesday, must be typed in MLA format.

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – non

Grammar 8 – first draft of narratives due today

Literature 6 – Finish reading Fine? pg 17-32.

Literature 7 – Analyzing Diverse Media, complete question 3, Quiz tomorrow.

Literature 8 – Complete Chapter 6 Questions

Adv. Literature – Read Chapter 7

 

September 23, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Synonyms & Antonyms pg 38-39, and write sentences with the Verbs.

Grammar 6 – Think about the place you’d like to write about for your essay and read pg 22.

Grammar 7 – type the corrected draft of your essay.

Grammar 8 – none, we will continue drafting in class tomorrow.

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – Anallyze Media #1-3 pg 29.

Literature 8 & Adv. Literature – read Chapter 6.

 

September 22, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – Choosing the Right Word pg 37-38, and write sentences with the Adjectives (and Adverbs for Grade 7).

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – none

Grammar 8 – Chapter 1, read Writers Workshop pg 22-28, assignment is outlined on pg 22. Think of the story you will be drafting in class tomorrow.

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – none

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – Hunger Games: read Chapter 5

 

September 21, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 3 – fill in vocabulary words in their definitions and then write sentences using the Nouns. Writing Prompt 1 due Thursday.

Grammar 6 – review essay final drafts and resubmit if needed tomorrow. All power points and final drafts due tomorrow.

Grammar 7 – make revisions to your first draft of autobiographical narrative. Peer edits tomorrow.

Grammar 8 – presentations tomorrow in class.

Literature 6 – none

Literature 7 – Analyze Media pg 27, #1-3

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – Hunger Games – Chapter 1-4 Quiz tomorrow.

 

September 16, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2 Test Friday

Vocabulary 7 – Passage Worksheet

Grammar 7 – Autobiographical Narrative – Complete Prewriting pg 23-24.

Grammar 8 – Complete Power Point to accompany presentations.

Literature 8 & Adv. Literature – Complete the Chapter 3-4 questions.

 

September 15, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Writing Prompt due tomorrow. Unit 2 test on Friday.

Vocabulary 6 & 8 – Unit 2 Passage worksheet due tomorrow.

Grammar 6 – Final Draft due tomorrow, do not print out. You must have your essay on your computer for the MLA format classwork. We will format the essays together and then print them.

Grammar 8 – Final Draft due tomorrow. MLA format is required but the first few minutes of class will be given to check  format before printing.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature – complete the Chapter 1&2 questions not discussed in class. Complete sentences on white lined paper.

 

September 14, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2 Vocabulary in Context pg 31 and worksheet.

Grammar 6 – typed 2nd drafts due tomorrow.

Grammar 7 – presentations tomorrow in class.

Grammar 8 – typed 2nd drafts due tomorrow.

Literature 8 and Adv. Lit. – Hunger Games – Reach chapters 3-4 due tomorrow. Continue taking notes while reading. We will continue answering questions in class tomorrow.

 

September 11, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2 Completing the Sentence pg 29-30 and Practice Quiz due Monday. Writing prompt due Wednesday.

Grammar 7 –  Presentation materials and all notes and drafts due Monday. Presentations will be Monday and Tuesday.

Grammar 8 – typed 2nd draft due Monday.

Literature 6 – Read The Jumping Tree, story handed out in class.

Literature 7 – Read Big Things Come in Small Packages, story handed out in class.

Literature 8 and Adv. Literature 8Hunger Games read Chapters 1-2 by Monday, Chapters 3-4 due Tuesday. Take notes while reading, following the note taking guide handed out in class. Questions will be answered during the class discussion.

 

September 10, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2 Synonyms & Antonyms pg 28-29, and write sentences using the Adjectives and Adverbs.

Grammar 7 – final draft of your essay due tomorrow, continue working on presentation components, presentations will be Monday and Tuesday next week.

Literature 6 – Quiz on The Ravine tomorrow

Literature 7 – Rogue Wave movie pitch due tomorrow, 4 paragraphs in MLA format.

Literature 8 – Complete chart on first page of Dystopian novel packet, read the Hunger Games pre-reading sheet on Propaganda.

 

September 9, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2: Choosing the Right Word pg 27-28, and write sentences using the verbs.

Grammar 7 – complete revising your second draft

Literature 6 – The Ravine – Analyze the Text complete question #6

Literature 8 – Julius Caesar – Complete questions from today if not completed in class.

 

September 8, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 2: Fill in vocabulary words in their definition sentences pg 24-26, and write sentences using the nouns.

Grammar 6 – complete revising your rough draft

 

September 4, 2020

Grammar 6 – finish writing rough draft of essay

Grammar 7 – finish typing second draft of essay

Grammar 8 – finish writing rough draft of essay

 

September 3, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 1 Test tomorrow

Vocabulary 6 – Unit 1 Adjective sentences, we will review before the test tomorrow

Literature 7 – Rogue Wave – Page 17 Critical Vocabulary and Latin Roots. Quiz tomorrow.

Literature 8 – Julius Ceasar – Finish reading Acts II and III, answer the question from class and be ready to discuss tomorrow.

 

September 2, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 1 Passage Based Reading worksheet

Grammar 6 – Complete research and adding details for your draft

Grammar 7 – we will finish drafts in class tomorrow.

Grammar 8 – we will continue drafting tomorrow.

Literature 7 – Rogue Wave – Analyzing the Text #5-7.

 

September 1, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 1 Vocabulary in Context pg 21 in the book and the worksheet.

Grammar 6 – we will continue drafting the essay in class tomorrow

Grammar 7 – we will continue drafting in class tomorrow. If you need to gather more details, continue research and be ready to add to your draft tomorrow.

Grammar 8 – finish research, gathering details for your essay, we will begin drafting tomorrow.

Literature 6 – The Ravine – read pg 13 and write your Critical Vocabulary words and definitions in the Literature section of your binder. There are 4 words in the story that can be found in the margins of the story on pg 4, 10 and 11.

Literature 7 – Rogue Wave – read pg 15 and complete #1 & 2 in Analyzing the Text.

Literature 8 – Julius Ceasar – review the vocabulary list for the play, many of the words are no longer used in Modern English or are phrases and sayings you will need to understand while reading the play. Bring questions to class tomorrow.

 

August 31, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 1 Completing the Sentence pg 19-20 and Practice Quiz. Quiz will be tomorrow.

Grammar 6 – none

Grammar 7 – continue research on your topic, we will continue drafting tomorrow in class

Grammar 8 – continue research on your topic, we will begin drafting in class tomorrow

Literature 6 – finish reading The Ravine, be ready to discuss in class tomorrow

Literature 7 – finish reading Rogue Wave, be ready to discuss in class tomorrow

Literature 8 – from the play summer handout, read Acts 1 & 2.

 

August 27, 2020

Vocabulary 6– Unit 1 Choosing the Right Word, pg 17-18

Vocabulary 7  – Unit 1 Write sentences using the verbs, and complete Choosing the Right Word pg 17-18.

Vocabulary 8 – Unit 1 Write sentences using the adjectives, and complete Choosing the Right Word pg 17-18.

Grammar 7 – 1.1 Complete Exercises 3-4.

Grammar 8 – 1.1 Exercise 2, bring laptop to class tomorrow.

Literature 6, 7 & 8 – Continue working on your visual page for the summer reading novel. Project will be completed in class tomorrow and is due tomorrow.

 

August 26, 2020

Vocabulary 6, 7 & 8 – Unit 1 – Write Sentences using the Nouns from Unit 1. Remember to underline the vocabulary word in your sentence.

Literature 6, 7 & 8 – Continue identifying your quote and moment for the visual summary of the summer reading books. Bring novel to class tomorrow.