Grades 7-8 Language Arts- Mrs. Laricks

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
                                           -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


               January 24-28, 2022

            8th Grade Language Arts        
READING
www.newsela.com
We will read and analyze Harper Lee's classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

To Kill a Mockingbird
* Chapter 2 for Monday, 1/24
* Chapter 3 AND packet page 8 for Wednesday, 1/26
* Chapter 5 for Friday, 1/28
* Chapter 6 for Monday, 1/31

PR
OJECT of the MONTH 
*  Graduation Quote Paper
*  Quote Analysis Paper due Frday, 1/28

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_workshop/level_c.php
This week we focus on Spelling Bee words #76-100
* Parts of Speech Words due Wednesday, 1/26
* Quiz on Friday, 1/28


GRAMMAR
www.exercisesinenglish.com/ir-level-h
This week we will continue our study of punctuation and capitalization.
* workbook page 145 due Tuesday, 1/25
* workbook page 146 due Wednesday, 1/26
* workbook page 147 due Thursday, 1/27
* workbook page 148 due Friday 1/28
* Punctuation and Capitalization Test on Tuesday, 2/01

WRITING
www.owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_style_introduction.html
We will utilize the writing process to write a biographical research paper on your Confirmation saint.
* Notecards (10) due Tuesday, 1/25
* Rough Draft-- TBA


7th Grade Language Arts

READING
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This week we will continue to read and analyze the historical fiction novel, My Brother Sam is Dead.


My Brother Sam Is Dead
* Read Chapters and Complete Questions in Packet
* Chapter 11 for Wedesday, 1/26
* Chapter 12 for Thursday, 1/27
* Chapter 13 for Monday, 1/31

PROJECT of the MONTH
* Redding Brochure 
* Due Friday, 1/28

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_workshop/level_b.php
This week we focus on words with prepositional prefixes.
* Spelling worksheet due Tuesday, 1/25
* Parts of Speech Words due Thursday, 1/27
* Spelling Quiz on Friday, 1/28


GRAMMAR
www.exercisesinenglish.com/ir-level-g
This week we will continue our study of punctuation and capitalization.

* workbook page 145 due Tuesday, 1/25
* workbook page 146 due Wednesday, 1/26
* workbook page 147 due Thursday, 1/27
* workbook page 148 due Friday, 1/28
* Punctuation Quiz on Friday, 1/28

WRITING
www.owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_style_introduction.html

This week we will utilize the writing process to create an expository essay comparing two things.
* Expository Paragraph due Monday, 1/24 (end of class)
* Essay Rough Draft-- TBA


Go STORM!!!