Mrs. Laricks

                        8TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS  

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

                            February 19-23, 2018

Reminders:

* KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS SPELLING BEE is THIS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st at 7pm at St. Joseph's School Auditorium in Sea Isle City
* Winter Formal is Friday, February 23rd
* Dr. Seuss Day is March 2nd
* GO STORM BASKETBALL!

READING
ClassZone
We will continue our reading and analysis of Harper Lee's coming-of-age tale, To Kill a Mockingbird.


A-TEAM (8A)
* To Kill a Mockingbird 
         * Chapters 26-27 & Questions & Packet due Tuesday, 2/20
         * Chapter 28 & Questions due Thursday, 2/22
         * Chapters 29-30 & Questions due Friday, 2/23
         * Chapter 31 & Questions & Packet due Monday, 2/26  
         * NOVEL TEST on Wednesday, 2/28
        


POWER RANGERS (8P)
* To Kill a Mockingbird
         * Chapter 23 & Questions due Tuesday, 2/20
          * Chapter 24 & Questions due Wednesday, 2/21
          * Chapters 25-26 & Questions due Thursday, 2/22
          * Chapters 27-28 & Questions due Friday, 2/23
          * Chapters 29 & 30 &Questions due Monday, 2/26
          * NOVEL TEST on Wednesday, 2/28
  

8A & 8P February Project of the Month
Due Monday, March 5th
To Kill a Mockingbird Creative Project of Choice
* refer to sheet
* you may work collaboratively, but need approval first!

NewsELA Requirements-- DUE FRIDAY, 2/23
https://newsela.com/signin
* Sign in with Google
*Read Article, complete packet
* 15% of Reading Grade



SPELLING/VOCABULARY 8A & 8P
https://www.vocabtest.com/middle_school/7th_grade.php
This week we will focus on Spelling Bee Words
* Study Grades 5-8 Spelling Bee Words
* Spelling Bee is Wednesday, 2/21 at 7pm at St. Joseph Auditorium in Sea Isle City

GRAMMAR
Exercises in English

We will begin focusing on participles.
8A & 8P
* Grammar pages 61 & 62 due Wednesday, 2/21
* Grammar page 63 due Thursday, 2/22
* Participle Project due Friday, 2/23

WRITING 8A & 8P
We will begin the Research Paper Process.
* Topics due Thursday, 2/22
* List of Sources due Friday, 2/23
* 30 Notecards due Wednesday, 2/28