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

            "To be yourself in a world that is                       constantly trying to make you                           something else is the greatest                           accomplishment."
                                   --Ralph Waldo Emerson


       FRIDAY, May 29, 2020


REMINDERS:
* Assignments will be posted DAILY by 8am and will remain on my class page until 3pm
* ALL Assignments are due each day
* Attendance is based on assignment completion
* The MAJORITY of your lessons and assignments will be completed and collected on Google Classroom-- all links to other websites are posted within the assignment. You all have accounts and can sign-in (please email me if you have trouble).
* I will be available for questions, feedback, etc. via email or Google Classroom chat during my normal hours of 8:30am-12:00pm. However, I will be checking both until 3pm each day.
* My VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS are on Zoom on Fridays from 11am-12pm (same meeting ID and Password as always)
* Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, concerns, etc. We are ALL in this together and we WILL BE FINE!!!

Finally, even though I would much prefer to teach and learn with you in person, I am excited to "change things up" and learn some new "tricks." Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Stay happy and healthy and don't sit on Xbox all day-- pick up a book and READ!



READING
ClassZone
 We will continue reading and analyzing Elie Wiesel's memoir Night. We will read, evaluate and discuss Holocaust literature. We will analyze characters and their situations to better understand the themes of the novel.

8th LA (Period 2)

DUE TODAY:
*Chapter 7 Quiz
* Turn in any past due assignments


8th ADVANCED LA (Period 4)
DUE TODAY:
* Night Test 
* Read Chapters 7 & 8 of Human Touch for Monday's Zoom


May Project of the Month
8th Grade Memory Book-- due June 3rd
EXTRA CREDIT for MAKING SCRAPBOOK

SPELLING/VOCABULARY 
Unit 3 of Vocabulary Workshop Level C
https://www.vocabtest.com/middle_school/8th_grade.php
*Units 1-3 Cumulative Test was due YESTERDAY

GRAMMAR
Exercises in English
http://noredink.com/

http://www.grammarflip.com/
Period 2-- LA8
We will focus on ADVERBS
GOOGLE CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT
*Complete page 91 was due YESTERDAY- THIS IS A GRAMMAR TEST GRADE!

Period 4--HONORS LA8
We will focus on ADVERBS
GOOGLE CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT
* page 91 was due YESTERDAY

WRITING 
http://quill.org/
http://owl.purdue.edu/


BOTH CLASSES:
Under Google Classroom MEMORY BOOK
* Graduation Speech due Monday, June 1st
* Diamante due Tuesday, June 2nd
* Letter to your Future Self-- due at drop off next week
* Decorate your books-- Pictures due Wednesday, June 3rd (for EXTRA CREDIT)


QUESTION of the DAY is on GOOGLE CLASSROOM. Be sure to submit your response to be marked present. Also be sure to check out my Morning Message:)