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


             September 20-24, 2021

* Mercy Day Prayer Service on Friday, 9/24 at 10am
* Please send in a non-perishable food item for Holy Redeemer.


            8th Grade Language Arts

           

READING
http://newsela.com/
We will analyze the characters, themes and symbolism in Mildred Taylor's, The Land.
* Read IR Novel for twenty minutes each night
* STAR Reading Assessment on Tuesday, 9/21
The Land Novel Test on Monday, 9/27


PROJECT of the MONTH 
  KINDNESS & COMPASSION 
* Visual due Friday, 9/24
* Paper due Thursday, 9/30

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
http://https//www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_workshop/level_c.php
This week we are focusing on Spelling Lesson 1-- silent e words and suffixes. 
 * Worksheet due Wednesday, 9/22
* Lesson 1 Quiz on Friday, 9/24


GRAMMAR
http://https//www.exercisesinenglish.com/ir-level-h
This week we will focus on the sentence and its parts.

* BGB page 603 Exercise #4 due Tuesday, 9/21
* workbook pages 102 & 102 due Wednesday, 9/22
* Types of Sentences Quiz on Thursday, 9/23
* BGB page 606 Exercise #10 due Friday, 9/24
* Grammar Test on Tuesday, 9/28

WRITING
http://https//owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_style_introduction.html
We will utilize the writing process to create an expository essay.
* Rough Draft of Patriot Pen Essay due Friday, 9/24


7th Grade Language Arts

READING
http://newsela.com/
This week we will begin our short story unit.
* Read your IR novel each night for twenty minutes
The Watsons Go to Birmingham Novel Test on Monday, 9/20
* STAR Reading Assessment on Wednesday, 9/22
* "Seventh Grade" packet due next week-- date TBA


PROJECT of the MONTH
My Motto
* Visual due Friday, 9/24
* Paper due Thursday, 9/30

VOCABULARY/SPELLING
http://https//www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_workshop/level_b.php
This week we are focusing on Spelling Lesson 1-- silent e words and suffixes.
* Worksheet due Wednesday, 9/22
* Lesson 1 Quiz on Friday, 9/24

GRAMMAR
http://https//www.exercisesinenglish.com/ir-level-g
This week we will analyze the sentence and its parts.
* BGB page 586 Exercise #5 due Tuesday, 9/21
* workbook page 111 due Wednesday, 9/22
* workbook page 112 due Thursday, 9/23
* Types of Sentences Quiz on Thursday, 9/23
* BGB pages 586 & 587 Exercise #7 due Friday, 9/24


WRITING
http://https//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.
* Rough Draft of Patriot Pen Essay due Friday, 9/24

Go STORM!!!