With a second day off, it’s a great time to wash jackets, backpacks, hats, gloves, shoes, etc. You can also wipe down lunch boxes, binders, etc. w/ cleaning wipes. Help us fight illnesses at schools such as colds & the flu! ❄️ 😷
Also, please be sure that your first 15 vocabulary flashcards are ready to turn in on Friday. The assignment is attached. If you didn’t bring your book home, you may create an original sentence.
The Giver VOCABULARY ASSIGNMENT
Today we will delve deeper into archetypes to make sure we have a grasp on what an archetype is and how to find and annotate them.
We will also discuss Chapter 1 of The Giver.
If you have a revision for your definition essay, that will be due Wednesday 1/24.
Your first 15 notecards for your vocabulary assignment for The Giver are due 1/19- next Friday.
The Giver VOCABULARY ASSIGNMENT-tr9h7a
HAVE A WONDERFUL and PRODUCTIVE THURSDAY! 🙂
Dear Parents of 8th Graders: Tomorrow, Friday, January 12th, we will send home the results of the PSAT 8/9. There will also be a cover letter from Dr. Brink to help guide you through the purpose and possible actions you may take as you review this test. I have attached her letter for your reference.
Thanks! 8th Grade Teachers
Today we worked to define and give examples of dystopia/the dystopian genre.
We finished class by creating a visual representation of the dystopian genre.
You all did a fantastic job giving examples today!
Today, we will start Unit 2.
We will complete a pre-reading activity, and then we will complete a student centered study of dystopia.
HW: BRING THE GIVER TO CLASS TOMORROW!
Monday, Monday! We have lots to finish before Wednesday!
Today, we will work on our definition essays.
You will be typing up a rough draft, and then we will revise using the M.E.S.S. strategy.
Please come ready to write! 🙂
Please follow the directions below to study for the Political Map Test.
1. Open https://join.quizizz.com in your browser
2. Enter the 6-digit game code 814851 , and click “Proceed”
3. Now enter your name and click “Join Game!”
4. You will get an avatar, and then see a “Start Game” button. Click it to begin!
Game Code: 814851
Today, we will try to finish writing our introductory paragraph.
Your SAT unit 5 quiz is rescheduled for Thursday, 12/14 https://quizlet.com/25403812/quack-unit-5-flash-cards/
Please take the extra days to study and finish your flashcards! 🙂
Did you do your snow dance last night? 🙂
Today, we will be working to finish our negation paragraphs.
After we finish, we will learn about what it takes to write an effective hook, bridge, and thesis.
At the end of class, we will evaluate our hook and thesis statements.
Happy Friday! I hope you all have a warm, safe weekend.
Today, we will begin class by revising our example paragraphs. Each of you will have your own personal errors to revise for.
After revising, we will start looking at the negation strategy to define heroism.
We will read a short passage that models this strategy, and brainstorm what nouns, adjectives, and verbs will help us with this strategy. Then you will update your chart with your own personal examples of what heroism is not.
HW: Make sure you have a copy of The Giver
Notecards due & Quiz on Volume 5 SAT Vocab Mon. 12/11