Mrs. Larkin

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the home of 7th & 8th grade LA, 
8th grade Religion, and 

the Rising class of 2017!

Religion 8- Church History-
Chapter 16-Reforming the Church

 
Read p. 149 and discuss on 2/8
Read p. 150 and discuss on 2/9
Read p. 151 and discuss on 2/10
Read p. 152 and discuss on 2/13
Complete chapter review due Thursday 2/16
Chapter Test on Feb 17

Saint Report- Research chosen saint (or Confirmation saint). 
Saint report due 2/13.

Catholic Daughters' Essay due 2/10.

Letter to the Bishop due Feb 24

Confirmation Requirements-
 
Feb 22--Confirmation Retreat at 4-8 PM
at the Marionist Retreat House
March 9  Penance Service
May 18   Confirmation for St Joseph, Our Lady of the Angels,   
               St Brendan the Navigator



Reading 8P (Power Rangers) & 8A (A Team)
 
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Read chapters 4-6 by Feb 6
Packet-- Point of View and Local Color (A Team) due Feb 7.
Read chapters 7-10 by Feb 10.
Packet-- Character comparison due Feb 10.

Vocab/Spelling-   Unit 7 Vocab work due Feb 7.
                             Unit 7 Vocab quiz and 2 online quizzes due Feb 8.

 
Quote of the Month
- In honor of Black History Month,
choose a quote by a famous African American and explain meaning
and reason  for choice by Feb 28.

Reading 7

"Playing with the Classics"
Practice roles for plays.
Performances Feb 10 & Feb 13-
"The Necklace"
"The Open Window"
"The Lady or the Tiger"
"The Three Sillies"
"The Celebrated Jumping Frogs of Calavernas County"

Vocab/Spelling
Unit 1 Vocab Book B work due Feb 7.
                            Unit 1 Vocab Book B 2 online quizzes and quiz
                            on Tuesday, Feb 8.
 
Quote of the Month- In honor of Black History Month,
choose a quote by a famous African American and explain meaning 
and reason  for choice by Feb 28. Publish it properly and creatively.

 
 
NewsELA Requirements
Grade 8- Read article and complete quiz each week.
Grade 7- Read article and complete quiz each week.

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Writing 8P & 8A
Grammar- Sentence Structure

Sentence parts quiz 2/6
Gr p. 125 Intro to Clauses by 2/7
Gr p. 126 Compound sentences by 2/8
Gr p. 127 Complex sentences by 2/9
Gr p. 128 Review of use of Clauses by 2/10

Response to Prompt-  Expository Essay
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For the Catholic Daughters of the Americas writing contest-
Write an essay less than 500 words in response to the prompt-
"Whatsoever You Do to the Least of MY Brethren That You Do Unto Me"

Essay due February 10

Research for High School Choice Essay
Identify logical reasons to support choice of High School

Writing 7 & 7A    
"Playing with the Classics"
Edit re-writes of Classic plays to make them more modern, humorous, and relevant

Grammar 7P- Sentence Structure

Sentence parts quiz 2/6
Gr p. Intro to Clauses by 2/7
Gr p. Compound sentences by 2/8
Gr p. Complex sentences by 2/9
Gr p. Review of use of Clauses by 2/10

Response to Prompt-  Poetry
 
For the Catholic Daughters of the Americas writing contest-
Write a poem of 8 lines in response to the prompt-
"Whatsoever You Do to the Least of MY Brethren
That You Do Unto Me"


Poem due February 10

All students should read for at least 20 minutes a night.

Resources

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

ClassZone
Newsela
Vocabtest.com
loyolapress.com

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