Mrs. Larkin

Image result for live in the sunshine       WELCOME TO 8A... 
the home of 7th & 8th grade LA, 
8th grade Religion, and 

the Rising class of 2017!

Religion 8- Lent
Living Stations
8th Grade will practice for Living Stations 
to be performed on Wed. April 12 at 10:30.

Final Journal III- Write a reflection of
the Living Stations due April 17.

Confirmation Update-
 
Congratulations to Liam Grimes, Alyia Gray-Rivera,
& Gemma Ciabatoni
who recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation
at  St Maximilian Kolbe

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.

A Team -To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Analysis- due April 11.

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 

Read The Diary of Anne Frank play.

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
Grammar- Use of Gerunds (8P) and Noun Clauses (8A) as Nouns

8A    Gerund packet
8P pp 66, 67, 68, 69, 70


Writing 7P & 7A    
Grammar 7P & 7A-

Sentence Structure and Clauses
Types of sentences pp 126, 127, & 128 by April 4
Subordinate conjunctions p.136 by April 5 
Adverb clauses pp. 119  by April 6
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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