Mrs. Larkin

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

the Rising class of 2017!

Religion 8- Morality &
Confirmation Prep
Living Stations

Final Journal III- Write a reflection of
the Living Stations due April 25.

Confirmation Update-
 
May 18   Confirmation for St Joseph, Our Lady of the Angels,   
               St Brendan the Navigator



Reading 8A (A Team)  & Reading 8P (Power Rangers)  
Read Student Choice Independent Reading Book
Journal due April 28.

Holocaust Unit-
Night by Elie Wiesel
Read Section I by Friday, April 28.
Answer response questions

Raoul Wallenberg Reading
Complete reading and questions by April 27.

The Last Days film
view part I and respond by April 30.

"In Group" reading & response due  May 3


Vocab/Spelling-   Unit 11 work due May 3 
                           Unit 11 online quizzes due May 4.
                           Unit 11 quiz on May 4

Quote of the Month- In coordination with our Holocaust studies,
choose a quote about tolerance and/or the Great Commandment 
due April 28.

Reading 7

Read The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne or
 Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli   journal due April 28.

Read The Diary of Anne Frank play.
Test on Anne Frank on April 26.

Vocab/Spelling
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Unit 5 vocab work due May 3
Unit 5 online quizzes and quiz due May 5
  
Quote of the Month-  In coordination with our Holocaust studies,
choose a quote about tolerance and/or the Great Commandment 
due April 28.

 
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
Respond to non-fiction sources
Grammar- Use of Gerunds (8P) and Use of Infinitives (8A) as Nouns

8A   Infinitive packet 
8P Gerund packet & pp 66, 67, 68, 69, 70 by April 27


Writing 7P & 7A    

Narrative Writing-

Picture Prompt- Choose a prompt and create storyboard
Grammar 7P & 7A-
Sentence Structure and Clauses
Adverb clauses pp. 119  by April 24
Adjectival clauses p. 116 by April 25
Complex sentences p. 129 by April 27
Sentence Structure test May 3

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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