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-
Gifts of the Spirit

 
Gifts Project due 2/28
Gifts quiz on 3/1

Letter to the Bishop due 

Confirmation Requirements-
 
March 9  Penance Service
March 20 Confirmation at St Maximilian Kolbe
May 18   Confirmation for St Joseph, Our Lady of the Angels,   
               St Brendan the Navigator



Reading 8A (A Team)  
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Read chapters 13-15 by Feb 27 
Packet-- Minor characters and their effect due Feb 27.
Read chapters 16-18 by March 6
Packet-- Character Analysis due March 6.

Reading 8P (Power Rangers)  
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Read chapters 13-15 by Feb 28
Packet-- Minor characters and their effect due Feb 28.
ead chapters 16-18 by March 6
Packet-- Character Analysis due March 6.

Vocab/Spelling-   Unit 9 Vocab work due March 3.
                             Unit 9 Vocab quiz and 2 online quizzes due March 6.

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.

March- In honor of Women's History Month
choose a quote by a female (who was born before 1947).

Reading 7

My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln and Christopher Collier
Preview Historical Fiction.
Read Chap 1-3 with focus on Setting and Point of View.

Vocab/Spelling- In prep for IOWA testing,
                              complete packet reviewing Spelling rules.
 
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.

March- In honor of Women's History Month
choose a quote by a female (who was born before 1947).

 
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

Types of Dependent Clauses
Gr p. 114 & 115 Adverbial Clauses by 3/1
Gr pp 111 & 112 Adjectival Clauses by 3/3

Order of Importance Writing

Research for High School Choice Essay
Identify logical reasons to support choice of High School
Organized List due 3/3

Writing 7P & 7A    
Research Paper- Research a Revolutionary 
Research assigned individual from the Revolutionary War.
7-10 Note cards and Works Cited cheat sheet due 3/3.
Organized List with Thesis Statement due 3/7.

Grammar 7P & 7A- Punctuation and Capitalization

Gr p. 150--Capitalization by Feb 28
Gr p. 148--Quotation Marks and Underline by March 2
Gr pp. 141, 146  End marks by March 1
Gr pp. 142,143,144 by March 3
Gr p. 145, 151 by March 10

Punctuation and Capitalization Test-- March 13

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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