Language Arts Homework

Week of 12/11-12/15/17

posted Dec 11, 2017, 8:27 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 9-due Friday, 12/15
All students need headphones for iReady testing Tuesday and Wednesday!

7th Grade: 
12/11: Spelling Packet overview and library time
12/12: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, begin reading chapters 4-6
12/13: iReady reading test-continue working on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
12/15: Spelling test and continue reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

8th Grade: HW: Argumentative Essay due Friday, 12/15
12/11: Spelling packet work time and writing conferences
12/12: Spelling packet work time and writing conferences
12/14: iReady testing and writing conferences
12/15: spelling test, finish writing conferences and publish essay


Week of 12/4-12/8

posted Dec 4, 2017, 10:54 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
12/4: Start reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-library time
12/5: Read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
12/6: Read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-work on book journals for Chpts 1-2
12/8: Read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-work on book journals for Chpts 1-3

8th Grade: 
12/4: Work on outlines-library time
12/5: Work on rough drafts, begin writing conferences
12/7: 8th Grade Service Learning and Team Building Field Trip
12/7: Work on rough drafts and writing conferences


Week of 11/27-12/1

posted Nov 27, 2017, 8:30 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling test and Packet-Lesson 8-due Friday, 12/1
7th Grade: 
11/27: Spelling packet overview and library time
11/28: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, learn about the author
11/29: Research Victorian England to enhance understanding of the novel
12/1: Spelling test and begin reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

8th Grade: 
11/27: Spelling packet overview and library time
11/28:  Complete notes and begin rough draft
11/30: Continue rough drafts and begin writing conferences
12/1: Spelling test and continue writing conferences

Week of 11/13-11/17

posted Nov 13, 2017, 7:09 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling packet and test-Lesson 7-due Friday, 11/17
7th Grade: 
11/13: Spelling Packet Overview and library time
11/14: Finish the Tell-Tale Heart
11/15: Literary terms notes
11/17: Spelling Test: Lesson 7 and finish literary term notes

8th Grade: 
11/13: Spelling Packet Overview and library time
11/14: Continue research for argumentative essay
11/16: Complete research and begin outlines
11/17: Spelling test: Lesson 7-continue research and outlines

Week of 11/6-11/10

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:43 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
11/6: Continue writing conferences and library time
11/7: Continue writing conferences and extension projects
11/8: Complete writing conferences and extension projects-Research Paper due today!
11/10: Short Story intro

8th Grade: 
11/6: Finish quote analysis and library time
11/7: Debate: Which right in the Bill of the Rights should be elminated?
11/9: Focused Writing Piece Intro: Argumentative Essay
11/10: Focused Writing Piece: Research

Week of 10/30-11/3

posted Oct 30, 2017, 8:25 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Oct 30, 2017, 8:26 AM ]

HW for both grades: Spelling test and Packet, Lesson 5, due Friday, 11/3
7th Grade: 
10/30: iReady progress monitoring and library time
10/31: Begin writing conferences
11/1: Continue peer editing and writing conferences
11/3: Complete writing conferences: Call of the Wild Research Paper due!

8th Grade: 
10/30: iReady progress monitoring and library time
10/31: Finish Animal Farm
11/2: Debate: Which rights in the Bill of Rights should be eliminated?
11/3: Argumentative Essay Intro

Week of 10/23-10/27

posted Oct 23, 2017, 2:17 PM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
10/23: Project work time and library time
10/24: Finish outlines and begin rough drafts
10/25: Outlines graded, continue working on rough drafts
10/27: Continue working on rough drafts

8th Grade: 
10/23: Go over new late ticket policy, library book checkout
10/24: Animal Farm, Chapter 6: HW: Animal Farm Vocabulary, Chapters 5 & 6, due Thursday, 10/26
10/26: Animal Farm, Chapters 7 & 8: HW: Animal Farm Vocabulary, Chapters 7 & 8, due Monday, 10/30
10/27: Animal Farm: finish chapter 8 and work on vocab

Week of 10/16-10/20

posted Oct 16, 2017, 7:18 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling test and Packet, Lesson 4, due Friday, 10/20

7th Grade: 
10/16: Spelling Packet overview and library time
10/17:  Call of the Wild projects, research time
10/18:  Call of the Wild projects, finish research begin outlines
10/20: Spelling Test, finish outlines and begin rough drafts

8th Grade:
10/16: Spelling Packet overview and library time
10/18: Animal Farm-read chapters 1-2 and work on vocabulary: Vocabulary due Thursday, 10/19
10/19: Animal Farm-read chapters 3-5 and work on vocabulary: Vocabulary due Monday, 10/23
10/20: Spelling Test, Finish vocabulary for chapters 3-5

Week of 10/9-10/13

posted Oct 6, 2017, 10:34 AM by Jackie Klein

Reminder: There is no school on Thursday or Friday, 10/12 and 10/13.  Enjoy your long weekend!

7th Grade: 
10/9: How to determine if a website is a valid resource and book fair preview
10/10: No class today, due to 8th grade field trip
10/11: Finish evaluating websites.  Call of the Wild Research project intro

8th Grade: 
10/9: Animal Farm-Chapter 1-Book Fair Preview
10/10: Missle Silo field-trip
10/11: No Class-Math and Science Block Day

Week of 10/2-10/6

posted Oct 2, 2017, 9:48 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
10/2: Paragraph Editing and library time
10/3: Call of the Wild: Chapter 6
10/4: Call of the Wild:  Chapter 7
10/5: Determining reliable internet sources

8th Grade:
10/2: Paragraph editing and library time
10/3:  Research on Russian Revolution
10/4: Finish Research on Russian Revolution
10/5:  Animal Farm, Chapters 1-2


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