8th Grade Language Arts & Advanced Language Arts: Mrs. Laricks

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
                                   
          -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

                             May 13-17, 2019
                      
Reminders:
* CAP Classes on 5/13, 5/14 & 5/15
* Alumni Day on Thursday, 5/16
* 1/2 Day on Friday, 5/17
* May Procession on Monday, 5/20
* Sports Banquet on Tuesday, 5/21
* Class Trip on Wednesday, 5/22
* Go Storm!

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READING
ClassZone
 We will finish reading Elie Wiesel's Holocaust memoir, Night
Period 2-- 8LA
* Packet due Monday, 5/13 (QUIZ GRADE)
* Final Test on Monday, 5/13
* Journal due on Google Classroom by Wednesday, 5/15-- This is a test grade in Reading AND an on-demand grade in Writing.

PERIOD 4 ADVANCED 8LA
* Final Test on Monday, 5/13
* Packets due Monday, 5/13 (QUIZ GRADE)
Night Journal due on Google Classroom by Wednesday, 5/15 (Counts as a Reading Test AND on on-demand writing grade)

May Project of the Month
Graduation Speech
Refer to handout for guidelines
Due Thursday, 5/23

FRECKLE REQUIREMENTS
*https://classroom.freckle.com/#/ela/reports/reading/50586381/students/15700206



SPELLING/VOCABULARY 
https://www.vocabtest.com/middle_school/8th_grade.php
This week we is a cumulative review of Units 1-6.
*  vocab. pages 80-82 due Wednesday
* ONE online quiz for EACH Unit 1-6 due Friday, 8am.  Email results to dlaricks@bishopmchugh.com
* Units 1-6 Cumulative Test on Friday

GRAMMAR
Exercises in English
We are finishing our study of adverbs

* page 88 due Wednesday, 5/15
* page 89 due Thursday, 5/16
* Adverb Test on Friday, 5/17
* page 88 due Monday, 5/13


WRITING 8A & 8P
 We will continue the process of writing a research paper.

* FINAL Draft of Holocaust Research Papers due Thursday, 5/16

* Memory Book Part II-- The First Big Year Creative Piece due on Google Classroom by Tuesday, 5/14
* The First Big Year Finished Pages due Thursday, 5/16

* Memory Book Part III-- C Wing (Grades 3-5) Creative Piece due Friday, 5/17
* C Wing Decorated Pages due Tuesday, 5/21

* Memory Book Part IV The Big Wing (Grades 6 & 7) Creative Piece due on Google Classroom on Tuesday, 5/21
*Grades 6 & 7 Decorated Pages due 5/28


* You are expected to decorate Memory Book pages on your OWN time as we write each part. (If you finish the writing piece, you may use class time to decorate. You DO NOT want to wait until last minute to decorate!!!)

* Memory Books are Due on Monday, June 3rd. They will be on display at your Graduation Dinner Dance.