Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 25

English 8: November 25-26

Thursday, November 25 / D2 Review subjects and verbs portion of Ch. 16 grammar test Complete Stave 1 of A Christmas Carol Reading Guide Questions HW: Read AR book. LMC tomorrow!   Friday, November 26 / D1 LMC (2:00 p.m.) Review Independent and Subordinate Clause portion of Ch. 16 grammar test Stave 1 Review Essay …

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Nov 25

8A: November 25-26

Monday, November 25 / D2 “Get Kids Off the Internet” Persuasive Essay Passage Discuss Ch. 6 In-class essay: In what ways has Bilbo exhibited courage? LMC: 10:55 a.m. HW: Read Ch. 7-8. HW: Be prepared for Ch. 7 Quiz and to answer these RCQs in class on Mon., Dec. 2. 1. Identify Beorn. 2. Why did …

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Nov 25

8H: November 25 – 26

Monday, November 25 / D2 A lunch: LMC Treasure Island Recap & Catch-up ARRG21 Project HW: Read Part VI. Final ARRG21 projects due tomorrow!   Tuesday, November 26 / D1 Finalize ARRG21 Watch Treasure Island movie C-lunch: LMC HW: Read AR book.

Nov 19

English 8: November 18 – 22

Monday, November 18 / D1 Intro A Christmas Carolwith Charles Dickens bio Movie Identification Notes (5 personal, 5 professional, 3 novels) HW: Pg. 8-9 in Proofreading Packet   Tuesday, November 19 / D2 Victorian Children research project in LMC  HW: Pg. 10-11 in Proofreading Packet   Wednesday, November 20 / D1 Review proofreading packet “By the …

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Nov 17

8A: November 18 – 22

Monday, November 18 / D1 Ch. 16 Reviews A & B (Sentence Structure) The Hobbit: Chapter 2-3 RCQs The Hobbit Jigsaw groups: Vocabulary Ch. 2-6, Characters & Characterization, Conflicts & Plot Development, Quest Team, Important Quotes Races of The Hobbit graphic organizer. HW: Read Ch. 4-5. Expect a quick quiz next class.   Tuesday, November 19 / …

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Nov 17

8H: November 18 – 22

Monday, November 18 / D1 “The Mini Problem” Reading Passage Quick Quiz on TI Part III “Nautical Terms Vocabulary” Historical context, setting, and style Classifying Parts I-III & prep for TI Part IV C-Lunch: ARRG21 in LMC HW: Read Part IV & work on ARRG21. **Grammar Test will be on Wednesday!** Final project due on Tuesday, Nov. 26. …

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Nov 15

Ch. 16 Test Review A & B

Use these review guides to practice for the upcoming Ch. 16 grammar tests. Ch. 16 Test Reviews Answer Keys

Nov 12

English 8: November 11 – 15

Monday, November 11 / D2 Veteran’s Day Assembly Sentence structure review Compound-complex sentences (pg. 467) Ex. 5 #1-3, 10 (pg. 468) Retake of Compound Sentence Quiz HW: AR Reading. **Test on Types of Sentence Structure on Friday!**   Tuesday, November 12 / D1 Review Compound-complex sentences Review Draft 1 essays Work on final draft HW: …

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Nov 11

8A: November 11 – 15

Monday, November 11 / D2 Inserting Words to Combine Sentences (Warm up) Spelling Bee Compound-Complex Sentences (pg. 467) Ex. 5 #1-5 (pg. 468) “In Trouble” Quiz Quick List Review! (D2 vs. D1) HW: Study Quick Lists.   Tuesday, November 12 / D1 Compound-Complex Sentences (pg. 467) Ex. 5 #1-5 (pg. 468) Quick List Review LMC …

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Nov 11

8H: November 11 – 15

Monday, November 11 / D2 Vocabulary Review (Warm up) Spelling Bee Discuss Ch. 1 and RCQs Form G21 Groups (Interest & Skills Survey, sign ups) Read Ch. 2 HW: Conclude Part 1 of Treasure Island. Quiz on Part 1 on Wednesday.    Tuesday, November 12 / D1  Review vocabulary (Warm up) Compound-Complex Sentences (pg. 467) Ex. …

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