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Language Arts 8

Instructor
Mrs. Bucklew
Terms
2018-19 Trimester 1
2018-19 Trimester 2
2018-19 Trimester 3
Department
Lang Arts
Description
 

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The Book Thief core novel comprehensive TEST will occur on Tuesday, 12/18.

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"Movie Release Form" signed by a parent/guardian is due Tuesday, 12/18.

Past Assignments

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Vocabulary Check
 
Students may record unfamiliar words from the required weekly reading of their free-choice novels or the core novel, The Book Thief.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part X of The Book Thief by Thursday, 12/13.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part IX (pp. 457 - 493) of The Book Thief by Tuesday, 12/11.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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Vocabulary Check
 
Students may record unfamiliar words from the required weekly reading of their free-choice novels or the core novel, The Book Thief.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part VIII (pp. 405 - 455) of The Book Thief by Thursday, 12/06.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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Complete Lesson 16 of grammar Unit 3 on linking verbs, predicate nouns and predicate adjectives by Thursday, 12/06.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part VII (pp. 351 - 403) of The Book Thief by Thursday, 12/04.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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Vocabulary Check

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part VI (pp. 307 - 350) of The Book Thief by Thursday, 11/29.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Part V (pp. 238 - 303) of The Book Thief by Tuesday, 11/27.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Parts III and IV (pp. 122 - 238) of The Book Thief by Friday, 11/16.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly language arts home reading expectation.

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NO vocabulary is due, Friday, 11/16.
 
The weekly vocabulary assignment will resume the first week of the second trimester, after the Thanksgiving break.

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Students should be prepared for a quiz on the assigned reading of The Book Thief.

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Return the parent/guardian signed, scored narrative essays on Thursday, 11/15.

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Yellow Reading Record due initialed by student's parent/guardian.

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Vocabulary is NOT due until the first week of the second trimester.

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The Book Thief assigned reading: students should read Parts I and II (pp. 1 - 122) of The Book Thief by Friday, 11/09.
 
Students may apply The Book Thief reading at home toward the weekly home reading expectation language arts.

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Writer's Notebook (the composition notebook) is due Friday, 11/09.
 
It should include the following:
  • a title page with the student's name, subject (ELA8), and period
  • at least two Monster novel quickwrites assigned in class
  • seven vocabulary assignments
  • the Novel Celebration, which will be completed in class on November 7.

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Novel Celebration #2 for Trimester I
 
Students should be prepared to write a response to questions regarding their free-choice reading in their Writer's Notebooks.

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Vocabulary Check

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Unit 2: Nouns Grammar Test on Tuesday, 10/30.
 
Complete and study the lessons taught and assigned in class as they are covered during the week. They are in the yellow grammar packet and the unit covers nouns.

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Vocabulary Check

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Vocabulary Check

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Monster Novel Test
 
 

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Vocabulary Check

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Novel Celebration!
 
Students will take a free-choice novel reading assessment, answering questions related to their free-choice novels.

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Vocabulary Check

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Grammar Unit 1 Test on Thursday, 09/20
 
Complete grammar lessons as they are assigned in class. This will be a valuable resource to refer to when students study for the test.

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Complete the Unit 1 Review grammar handout pp. 59-60, due 9/19

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Vocabulary Check

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Vocabulary Check

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Students should be reading 100 minutes of their free-choice novels weekly.
 
(The minimum number of pages eighth graders are expected to read each trimester is 400.)

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Free-choice novel due in class.

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Please return the parent/guardian-signed Student Information and "Welcome to LA8" documents to class Friday, 8/24.