This Week 5/16 in Reading and Writing

8th grade luncheon is this Friday May 20th. Spirit of Chicago 9~2 p.m.

Reading:

Students will be working on further study of text features as they are presented in informational texts. ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE ON THE GRADEBOOK FOR THE ENTIRE QUARTER.

There is a text features quiz for the students will be Monday May 23rd.  We are continuing our study of text features this week with the passages:

The Weak Inherit the Gym – 8th

Emergency Procedures- 7th

Periods 3 & 4 will receive the Declaration of Independence and Emancipation Proclamation (7th) to compare them to their literature books. Literature quiz will be next week based on the pages they decide to read this week.

Homework:

Monday- Dialectical entries

Thursday- Reading log

Writing:

Root words: mit, mort, multi,pater, phil,phobia,photo, pseudo, psycho

 

Students will complete visual representations of root words on Tuesday.

Thursday students will spend some time playing BINGO with the words before working on their Nature vs. Nurture projects.

8th graders essay/article are due on Thursday. They will do a gallery walk of all the essays/articles.

Homework:

Tuesday- Frayer models 2 or 4.

Thursday- Essay/article #2 due (8th Grade)

Thursday- Study for Root quiz on next Friday May 27th

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