Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 27

SOL Writing Test Flashcards

SOL Writing Total Review Writing jargon (persuasive essays) Writing Question Vocab & Terminology Writing Question Vocab & Terminology II

Jan 26

English 8: January 27 – 31

Monday, January 27 / D1 Intro pronoun-antecedent (Pre-assessment exercise) Vivid vocabulary / verbs mini lesson HW: P-A Handouts A & B.   Tuesday, January 28 / D2 Review P-A HW / Rule Reminder #1-6 SOL Practice Test Review SOL writing prompt (focus on vivid vocabulary & P-A agreement) Plan Write Revise HW: AR Reading   Wednesday, …

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Jan 26

8A: January 27 – 31

Monday, January 27 / D1 Review S-V HW Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz  Practice SOL Writing Test (Multiple Choice) Intro pronoun-antecedent (Pre-assessment exercise) HW: Study P-A Rules. Be ready to apply on Wednesday.    Tuesday, January 28 / D2 Warm-up: Pre-assessment exercise Pronoun-Antecedent Intro (Pronoun review; clip) P-A Chart Creation Writing test practice (pg. 106-107 Coach text) HW: P-A Handouts A & B …

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Jan 26

8H: January 27 – 31

Monday, January 27 / D1 Review S-V HW Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz  Intro pronoun-antecedent Research Paper Sign up sheet MLA Citations & Structure Review Research Paper Scaffolding and sample student research paper HW: Complete 5 sources on Research Paper Scaffold. P-A Quiz on Friday!   Tuesday, January 28 / D2 Intro pronoun-antecedent agreement Practice prompt outline …

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Jan 17

Resource Links!

Visit the Resources & News page for TONS of helpful info and links!

Jan 14

Independent Study Project Description

Some information is still lacking, but I wanted to give you all the major descriptions of each of the independent study project. The Science of Memory Personality (Left-Right Brain) Gladwell_Tipping Point Leadership Styles Current Events

Jan 12

English 8: January 13 – 17

Monday, January 13 / D2 Parts of Speech re-take Subject-Verb (Rules 17d – f); Rev. A #1-10 Read “Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad” (pg. 142) HW: Subject-Verb Handout F & G (Rules 17g-j)   Tuesday, January 14 / D1 Review S-V HW Conclude “Harriet Tubman” story Outline response to writing prompt: What character qualities …

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Jan 12

8A: January 13 – 17

Monday, January 13 / D2 Parts of Speech Quiz re-take Review Subject-Verb HW (B & C) Subject-Verb (Rules 17d – f); Rev. A #1-10 Read “Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad” (pg. 142) HW: Subject-Verb Handout F & G (Rules 17g-j)   Tuesday, January 14 / D1 Parts of Speech Quiz re-take Review Subject-Verb HW …

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Jan 12

8H: January 13 – 17

Monday, January 13 / D2 Review Subject-Verb HW (B & C) Subject-Verb (Rules 17d – f); Rev. A #1-10 Quick Quiz on “Raymond’s Run” Intro Descriptive Writing (vivid verbs) “Community parks, state parks, and national parks provide a wide variety of interesting activities. Write about an enjoyable way to spend time outdoors. Using specific details …

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Jan 11

Don’t Forget the Bluebird!

Don’t forget to catch up on #ThomEng8 info by following @ethomasgms on Twitter. Tweets by @ethomasgms

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