Mrs. Laricks
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small compared to what lies within us."
                                   
                 -Ralph Waldo Emerson

                                   June 4-8, 2018


Reminders:
* Field Day is Tuesday, June 5th
* Graduation Dinner/Dance is Thursday, June 7th
* 8th Grade ONLY--11:30 Dismissal on Thursday, June 7th
* Walk Down the Hall is Friday, June 8th at 1:00pm
* Graduation Practice is Monday, June 11th at 9:45am at St. Brendan the Navigator in Avalon
* Graduation is Monday, June 11th 7pm (be there by 6:30pm)


READING
ClassZone
This week we will continue to immerse ourselves into the world of George and Lenny in John Steinbeck's classic novel, Of Mice and Men.  We will recognize  and identify elements of naturalism and realism as well as discuss the major themes of the novel.

A-TEAM (8A)


POWER RANGERS (8P)

  

8A & 8P May Project of the Month


NewsELA Requirements
3 ARTICLES & SHEETS due by  FRIDAY, June 1st

https://newsela.com/signin


SPELLING/VOCABULARY 8A & 8P
https://www.vocabtest.com/middle_school/8th_grade.php



GRAMMAR
Exercises in English


WRITING 8A & 8P
 We are continuing our focus on crative pieces for the Memory Book. We will also begin composing your Graduation Speeches!


*MEMORY BOOKS are due on MONDAY, JUNE 4th!
There will be 10 points deducted for each day your book is past due!
* Letter to Your Future Self due by Thursday, June 7th