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.

Journal II- Write from the Point of View of student's assigned Role due March 21
Journal III- Write from another POV due March 30

Confirmation Update-
 
Congratulations to Liam Grimes, Alyia Gray-Rivera, & Gemma Ciabatoni
recently confirmed 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)  
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Read chapters 23 -26 by March 21
All Packet past due!
Read chapters 27-31 by March 24
Final packet-- plot and theme analysis due March 29
To Kill a Mockingbird Test March 30
Theme Analysis- due April 7.

Vocab/Spelling-   Unit 1-6 Vocab online quizzes due March 23.
                             Unit 1-9 Vocab test--March 24
Quote of the Month- In honor of Women's History Month,
choose a quote by a famous woman who is at least 70 years old
due March 31.

Reading 7

My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln and Christopher Collier
Preview Historical Fiction.
Complete Review packet for My Brother Sam is Dead by 3/22
Write a Eulogy for Sam for 3/24
My Brother Sam is Dead Test-- March 23.

Vocab/Spelling
- Unit 1-3 review work due March 23.
       Quiz and online quizzes due March 24
 
Quote of the Month-  In honor of Women's History Month
choose a quote by a female (who was born before 1947).
Respond with special attention to the women in students' lives.

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

https://newsela.com/join/#/45UANE


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

8A pp 117, 118, 119,120, 121 for homework
8P pp 66,67,68, 69, 70

Order of Importance Writing

Research for High School Choice Essay
Draft of High School choice essay due 3/24
Final piece due 3/30

Writing 7P & 7A    
Research Paper- Research a Revolutionary  War Hero
First draft of paper due 3/24
Work Cited page due 3/27
Final draft due 3/30

Grammar 7P & 7A- Punctuation and Capitalization

Gr p. 151, 52 by March 21
Punctuation and Capitalization Test-- March 22

Sentence Structure and Clauses
Types of sentences pp 126, 127, & 128 by March 24
Subordinate conjunctions p.136 by March 24 
Adverb clauses pp. 119  by March 27
Adjectival clauses p. 116 by March 28
Complex sentences p. 129 by March 29
Clauses quiz on March 30


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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