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Week of Dec. 10th
Due Date: 12/15/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Dec. 10th

2nd Nine weeks test- Choose 9 journal prompts from Holocaust unit

Each response must be 4-6 sentences long written descriptively.

Monday:  Week 18 WOD 1-10 Lesson 9 Roots/Affix      

Tuesday: Analyze article Scope "Shattered Lives".

              Determine central ideas to write objective summary.  

WednesdayAnalyze article Scope "Shattered Lives". 

              Determine central ideas to write objective summary.

Thursday: 2nd Nine weeks- journal prompts due 

               Write objective summary of Scope article. 

Friday: Week 18 vocab. quiz 

            Comprehension quiz: Shattered Lives

         

 



Week of Dec. 3th
Due Date: 12/10/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Dec. 3th 

Monday: Lesson 17 WOD 1-10

              Begin Holocaust Butterfly project     

Tuesday: Work on butterfly project

              Make corrections to AOW due Thrusday!

Wednesday: Math Case 21

              Make corrections to AOW due Thursday!

Thursday: Week 17 Vocab. quiz 

                AOW due!

                Butterfly presentations

Friday: Science Case 21

 



Week of Nov. 26th
Due Date: 12/2/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Nov. 26th

Vocab quiz: Friday!!!               AOW due Friday!!

Monday: Week 16 WOD 1-10 (word/definitions are found under my links sections)

               Finish/Makeup Test /Week 15 vocab. quiz

               AOW- Read/Annotate

Tuesday: Stations: Roots/Prefix, Vocabulary, Test Review

Wednesday:  Case 21 Test         

Thursday:  Vocabulary/Prefix Review 

Friday:  Lesson 16 Vocab. quiz 

             Roots/Prefix review

             Finish watching film adaptation



Week of Nov. 12th
Due Date: 11/17/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Nov. 12th 

Memory Work due Friday. Nov. 16th 

Mon.- Lesson 15 WOD 1-5 (links section for quizlets)

           The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chapters. 17-18

Tue. - Lesson 15 Vocab. review 

           The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chapters. 19-20

Wed. - Film Adaptation 

Thur. - Week 15 Vocab. Roots/Prefix quiz

            Test II- point of view, theme, central idea and citing textual     evidence 

Friday:  Memory Work "If" by Rudyard Kipling due

             Chapter questions due 

         

             

       

 



Week of Nov.5th
Due Date: 11/10/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Nov. 5th

 

Mon.- Chamber Theatre field trip: Bring sack lunch!! 

 

Tue.- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap. 9-10

          Week 14 vocab. words 1-10

          Roots: ped, pod prefix: counter- contra-

Wed.-  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap. 11-12

            Vocab. review   

Thur.- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap. 13-14

            Vocab. review 

Fri.:- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap. 15-16

         Week 14 vocab./root quiz

            

                     

 



Week of Oct. 29th
Due Date: 11/3/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Oct. 29th 

 

We will begin The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.  It can be checked out in the library. 

It is my intent to review vocabulary daily, but may not get to it. So, quizlet links are found under the links section to practice on your own. 

Mon. - Week 13 Vocab. 1-10 Roots: aud-, audi- prefix: anti- (Quiz Friday)

            Wrap up The Diary of Anne Frank

Tue. -  Review Vocabulary

           Read The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chapt. 1-4                               

Wed. - The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap. 5-7 (Complete reading at home)

           Vocabulary Review

           Read Analyze The Monkey's Paw

Thur. - Vocab Review

            Read Analyze The Necklace

Fri. -    Vocab. Week 13 quiz (Bring sack lunch for field trip Monday)

           Read/Analyze The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

 



Week of Oct. 22nd
Due Date: 10/27/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Oct. 22nd

Homework: Answer "If" questions. Write responses in complete sentences. 

Monday: Week 12 WOD 1-10 Vocab. Quiz Friday!!

               Root: Cred prefix: de-, dis-

               Read The Diary of Anne Frank play          

Tuesday: Review vocab.

                The film adaptaion of The Diary of Anne Frank

                Compare/Contrast film and text

Wednesday: Reveiw vocab. 

                 The film adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank

                 Compare/Contrast film and text

Thursday: Book Tasting (Pre-AP)

                  Review for test Friday. 

Friday: Vocab/Root/Affix quiz!!! 

             Test I 

 



Week of Oct. 8th
Due Date: 10/16/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

 

Week of Oct. 8th    

Bring flashlights to school for the next two weeks.

Journal prompts are found under File Manager. 

Mon.-Fall Break 

Tue.- Week 10 Vocab. 1-10 - quiz Friday!!

         Roots/Affix: graph, ir-, non-

         Holocaust web quest

Wed.- Read the The Diary of Anne Frank play 

          Begin Holocaust writing journal entries

          Review vocab./ roots/affix

Thur.- Read The Diary of Anne Frank play

          Daily journal writing 

Fri. -   Lesson 10 vocab/roos/affix quiz 

          Analyze poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling -

                             memory work recite by Nov. 16th 

          Daily journal writing 

 



Week of Oct. 15th
Due Date: 10/12/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Oct. 15th 

AOW is due Friday!!

 

Mon. -   Week 11 WOD 1-10- Root: photo prefix: im- il- in-

             Analyze "If" by Rudyard Kipling

             Read The Diary of Anne Frank Act 1 Scene 4

             Daily journal entry

             Homework: Read/Annotate Terrezin Concentration Camp (AOW)

Tues. - Read Anne Frank Scene 5

            Discuss AOW

            Daily journal entry

 

Wed. -  Read Anne Frank Act II Scene 1 and 2

            Homework: Reread AOW for understanding

 

Thurs. - Read Anne Frank Scene 3

             Homework: Write objective summary

             Daily journal entry

Fri. -     Week 11 vocab./roots/affix quiz

             AOW due

             Daily journal entry

 



Week of Oct. 2
Due Date: 10/7/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Oct. 1st

Mon.- Week 9 Vocab. 1-10 words

          Finish Test III

Tues.- Research presentations

Wed.- Research presentations

Thurs.- Reserach presentations

Fri.- Week 9 vocab. quiz

       Forensic Science challenge



Week of Sept. 17th
Due Date: 9/22/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Sept. 17th 

Mon.-    Week 7 Vocab. 1-10

             Read chap. 14-15 (Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer)

             Answer chapter questions 

Tues. -  Review vocab. 

             Analyze dialogue/incidents 

             Read chap. 16-18/ Chapter questions      

Wed.  - Review vocab. 

            Read chap. 19-20  

            Analzye dialogue/incidents 

Thur. - Week 7 Vocab. quiz

            Read discuss Chapter 20-22 

                      Analyze dialogue/incidents              

Fri. -  Homecoming Parade/Dodge Ball tournament

 

 

 



Week of Sept. 3rd
Due Date: 9/10/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Sept. 3rd

Every day ALL students need an independent book to read during IDR.

Monday Labor Day/ Student Holiday 

 

Tuesday- Week 5 Vocab. 1-10 words index cards

                Gather evidence for argumentative essay (Tell Tale Heart)

 

WednesdayVocabulary Review

                     Argumentative essay- Evidence/explanations

      

Thursday- Vocabulary Review for quiz 

                  Argumentative essay- Counterclaims  

 

Friday-      Week 5 Vocab. quiz

                  Argumentative essay due 

                  Summer Reading due

                  Research essay draft due 

                  Field trip money due 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Back To School 2018/2019
Due Date: 8/31/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

2018-2019  Supply List:                                                                       

 1 1/2" Binder

5 Tab dividers (labeled in class)

Notebook paper

Pencils

Colored pencils or markers or flairs (student preference)

4 Different colored highlighters

4 Packs (100each) of Lined 3x5 index cards

2 Large book rings

Package of page protectors (25)

3 Packs of Sticky Notes

Wish List:

Bag of Individually wrapped candy

Hand Sanitizer

Kleenex tissues



Week of Aug. 27th
Due Date: 8/28/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of August 27th 

Memory Work due August 31st (test grade)

 

Monday-    Week 4 Vocabulary 

                Three Types of Irony

Tuesday-   Annabel Lee analysis

                Practice irony

Wednesday- Tell Tale Heart vocab./analysis

 

Thursday - Tell Tale Heart analysis

                 Review Vocab. 

Friday -     AOW is due

                Last day for memory work: Eldorado

                Week 4 Vocab. quiz

 

 



Week of August 20th
Due Date: 8/22/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of August 16th 

Poetic Device Quiz Friday!!!! 

Continue writing research essay!!

Mon.- Week 3 Vocabulary Words (found under links section)

              Paul Revere's Ride analysis

          Homework: AOW- Finger Prints read article due Wed.

Tues.- Paul Revere's Ride analysis

          Vocabulary review

          Homework: AOW- Fingerprints annotate/answer questions

Wed. - Paul Revere's Ride analysis

          Vocabulary review                

Thurs.- Paul Revere's Ride analysis

           Vocabulary review 

Fri. -  Poetic Device quiz

         Vocabulary Quiz Friday

 

 



Week of Aug. 13th
Due Date: 8/19/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of August 13th

Monday - Wk 2 Vocabulary words

                 Introduce/Brainstorm unsolved mysteries (project)

                 The Raven analysis

Tuesday - Vocabulary review 

                 Select an unsolved mystery for research

                 The Raven analysis

Wednesday - The Pit and Pendulum analysis

                  Begin research on mystery topic

Thursday - The Pit and Pendulum analysis

                  Vocabulary review for quiz

                   Research mystery topic

Friday - Week 2 vocabulary quiz

              Research mystery topic

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week of April 2nd
Due Date: 4/12/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of April 2nd 

Essays are due Friday, April 10th 

Mon. School Holiday

Tues.  Dress like a pirate day!!

           WOD Lesson 27 1-10

          Treasure Island Chapter 5-6

          Drafts are due Wed. to turn in. 

Wed. Treasure Island Chapter 7-8

         Turn in drafts 

Thurs. Treasure Island Chapter 9-10

          Writing conference w/feedback

Fri.     Lesson 27 quiz

          Test I 

          



Week of April 2nd
Due Date: 4/12/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of April 2nd 



Week of March 26th
Due Date: 3/31/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of March 26th 

Vocabulary Quiz Thursday!!

Mon. WOD Lesson 26 1-5

        Author Study: Robert Louis Stevenson- Treasure Island    

Tues.  DRP test

         WOD Lesson 26 6-10

         Review vocabublary, language of pirates

         Read Chapter 1-2 

         Argument essay topic/requirments

Wed.  Reveiw vocabulary

          Read chapter 3-4

          Plan essay 

Thurs. Vocabulary quiz

          Read chapter 5-6 

          Write draft of essay 

Fri. Good Friday!! No School!



Week of Feb. 26th
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Feb. 26th 

Mon. Lesson 24 vocab. 1-5

        Evaluate an argument notes/ practice

Tues. Lesson 24 vocab. 6-10

        Evaluate an argument/ relevant evidence (Holocaust article)

Wed. Argument graphic organzer: Holocaust article

Thurs.  Case 21 

Fri.  Lesson 24 vocab. quize

       Pro/Con- Debate



Week of March 5th
Due Date: 3/3/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of March 5th 

 

Mon. - WOD Lesson 25 1-10

          Read and annotate article to prepare for classroom debate

Tues. - Groups are assigned debate sides (for/against)

          Prepare for argument/debate

Wed. - Classroom debate

Thurs. - Vocab. quiz 25

             Case 21 Writing

Friday - Bowling field trip 



Week of Feb. 19th
Due Date: 2/25/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Feb. 19th 

Homework due Thursday!!

Mon.- Feb. 19th Student Holiday-Presidents Day

Tues.- Feb. 20th  Lesson 23 WOD 1-10 

                             Evaluating Arguments notes

                             The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chap.13-14

Wed. -Feb. 21st   Chap. 15-17

                             Evaluating Argument practice

Thurs. Feb. 22nd  Chap. 18-20

                             Review vocab. 

                             Evaluate argument (homework)

Fri. Feb. 23rd       Vocab. quiz 

                             Film adaptation



Week of Feb. 12
Due Date: 2/24/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Feb. 12th 

Homework due Wednesday!!

Mon., Feb. 12th - Lesson 22 WOD 1-5

                          Irony Notes/foldable/Practice

                          The Boy in the Striped Pajamas/ Life size project 

Tues., Feb. 13th - Lesson 22 WOD 6-10

                           The Boy in the Striped Pajamas/ POV-Irony

                           Life size project

Wed., Feb. 14th -  POV/Irony analysis 

                           Life size project

                                                

Thurs. Feb. 15th - Case 21 Essay - rewriting due today!

                           POV/Irony analysis

                           Life size project 

 

Fri. Feb. 16th - Lesson 22 quiz

                       Life size presentations 



Week of Feb. 5th
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of Feb. 5th 

Homework due Wednesday- Text Structure practice 

 

Mon. Feb. 5th Lesson 21 Vocab. 1-5

                        Analyze Points of view

                        Begin reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

 

Tues. Feb. 6th WOD 6-10

                         Analyze character traits/oints of view 

                         The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 

 

Wed. Feb. 7th Continue reading 

 

Thurs. Feb. 8th Continue reading 

 

Fri. Feb. 9th Lesson 21 vocab quiz

                     Black History Month - quote task cards

                     The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 



Week of January 29th
Due Date: 2/6/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of January 29th

Last day to present poems: February 2nd 

Monday, Jan. 29th - WOD 1-5 Lesson 20

                                 Analyze Text Structure on Holocaust articles

Tuesday, Jan.30th -  WOD 6-10 Lesson 20

                                  Text structure analysis

Wednesday, Jan. 31st - Text structure analysis

 

Thursday, Feb. 1st - Review vocabulary words for quiz

                                Watch film adaptation of Anne Frank

Friday, Feb. 2nd - Lesson 20 vocab. quiz

                             IDR Reading Response due 

                             Watch film adaptation of Anne Frank

 

                                       

 

                                         

 



Week of January 22nd
Due Date: 1/31/2018
Subject: 8th Grade English

Week of January 22nd 

Monday:      Take Lesson 18 quiz 

                    Lesson 19 WOD 1-5

                    Analyze dialogue: Anne Frank

                    Read Act II

Tuesday:      Lesson 19 WOD 6-10

                     Analyze dialogue: Anne Frank

                     Read Act II

Wednesday: Analyze dialogue: Anne Frank

                    Read Act II

Thursday:    Vocabulary review 

                    Analyze dialogue

                    Read Act II

Friday:         Vocab. quiz Lesson 19

                   Analyze dialogue

 

 



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Week of Nov. 20th
Due Date: 11/25/2017
Subject: 8th Grade English

Enjoy Thanksgiving Break!!