8th grade ELA Assignments-Pettit 3/30/20-4/3/20

Again, we will be providing you with an outline for daily activities, but this week’s assignments will not be due until Friday, 4/03/2020.

*Please use the specific form for YOUR CLASS PERIOD!!!

Monday and Tuesday or Task 1 and 2 – 3/30 and 3/31:

  • We will continue our study of Night by analyzing a poem that Elie Wiesel includes in the book. The poem is titled Never Shall I Forget.
  • Use the attached PDF for directions and then respond to the poem using the Microsoft Form below.
  • Never Shall I Forget Poetry Activity

Below is a link to the audio of the Never Shall I Forget Poem and clarification of instructions for Monday’s assignment.

Below is a link for a video with instructions for Tuesday’s portion of the assignment.


  • Complete the form ACCORDING TO YOUR BLOCK to respond to the poem:

Wednesday or Task 3- 4/1:

  • We will practice Clauses using Brain Pop. Please use the following link to the Library Learning Commons. http://www.cobblearning.net/durhammediacenter/
  • Once you get to the Learning Commons Blog locate the link to the Cobb Digital Library.
  • Log in using your Office 365 Login
  • Click on Brain Pop
  • Complete the Assignment

Thursday or Task 4- 4/2:

  • Read the assigned CommonLit article titled, “Malala Yousafzai’s Address to the United Nations” and complete the assigned questions.
    • Log into clever (the same way you did for the Social Studies DBQ)
    • Locate the CommonLit app (you might have to use the search bar)
    • Click on the app and complete assigned reading and questions

Friday or Task 5- 4/3:

  • Use the form below to answer a question comparing and contrasting Elie’s and Malala’s experience.
  • Complete the form ACCORDING TO YOUR BLOCK:

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