Language Arts Homework

Week of 3/27-31

posted by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
3/27: Finish typing rough drafts for Plant Feastival and begin editing
3/28: Edit Paragraphs
3/29: Finalize paragraphs and edit recipes
3/31: Finish recipes and paragraphs

8th Grade: 
3/27: Root Words:
    phobos, Greek:fear

             phobia, claustrophobia

        plenus, Latin: full

              plenty, plenary

        postium, Latin: placed

               position, opposite

3/28: Finish Poetry analysis from last week
3/30: Analyzing theme in poetry
3/31: Continue finding themes in poems

Week of 3/20-3/24

posted Mar 22, 2017, 1:26 PM by Jackie Klein

Homework in both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 14-due Friday, 3/24
7th Grade: 
3/20: Spelling packet overview and library
3/21: Finish Cyrano vocabulary activities
3/22: Plant Feastival-day 1, research
3/24: Spelling Test and plant feastival research

8th Grade: 
3/20: Spelling packet overview and library
3/21: How to annotate a poem
3/23: Poetry annotation
3/24: Spelling Test and Poetry annotation


Week of 3/6-3/8

posted Mar 6, 2017, 10:52 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 11:00 AM ]

7th Grade: 
Root Words:

manus, Latin: hand

          Manufacture, manuscript

      morphe, Greek: form

           metamorphosis, amorphous

      neo, Latin: new

            neophyte

3/6/17: Root Word Notes and book fair preview

3/7/17: No Class: MVHS field trip

3/8/17: Review Root Words


8th Grade:

Root Words: 

pathos, Greek: suffering, feeling

             sympathy, apathy

        pendo, Latin: weigh, hang

              depend, pendant

        per, Latin: through

               perceive, persist, persevere

3/6/17: Root Word notes and book fair preview

3/7/17: No Class: MVHS field trip

3/8/17: Review Root Words




Week of 2/27-3/3

posted Feb 27, 2017, 8:45 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Feb 27, 2017, 8:46 AM ]

Homework for both 7th and 8th Grade: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 13-Due Friday 3/3/17
7th Grade: 
2/27: Spelling packet overview and library time
2/28: Cyrano de Bergerac intro and read Act I
3/1: Continue reading Cyrano
3/3: Spelling Test and vocabulary work for Cyrano

8th Grade: 
2/27: Spelling packet overview and library time
2/28: Work on Focused Writing Pieces for Twelfth Night
3/2: Writing, editing and revising Focused Writing Pieces
3/3: Spelling Test, continue working on Focused Writing Pieces

Week of 2/22-2/24/17

posted Feb 22, 2017, 11:04 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:
2/22: iReady data reflection and complete Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects
2/24:Cyrano de Bergerac intro: research the author and the time period

8th Grade: 
2/23: iReady data reflection and finish watching Twelfth Night Performance
2/24: Begin Focused Writing Pieces about Twelfth Night

Week of 2/13-2/17

posted Feb 13, 2017, 11:02 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Test and Packet-Lesson 11, due Friday 2/17/17
7th Grade: 
2/13: Spelling Packet overview and book checkout
2/14: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects work time
2/15: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects work time
2/17: Spelling Test, turn in packets, finish Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde projects

8th Grade: 
2/13: Spelling packet overview and book checkout
2/14: Finish reading Twelfth Night: HW: Act V Close Reading Guide due Thursday, 2/16
2/16: Watch production of Twelfth Night, compare to the play
2/17: Spelling Test, turn in packets and close reading guide, continue watching production.

Week of 2/6-2/10

posted Feb 6, 2017, 11:25 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Feb 9, 2017, 7:03 AM ]

7th Grade:
2/6: Finish Winter Writing Assessment
2/7: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Finish chapters 7-10
2/8: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Finish chapters 7-10
2/10: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Begin Focused Writing Piece
 
8th Grade: 
2/6:Finish Winter Writing Assessment
2/7: Twelfth Night-Close Reading Guide-Act III
2/9: Twelfth Night: Act IV; scenes i-v
2/10: Finish Act IV, close reading guide-Act IV
HW: Close Reading Guide-Act IV- due Monday 2/13

Week of 1/30-2/3

posted Jan 30, 2017, 8:52 AM by Jackie Klein

HW for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 10-due Friday 2/3

7th Grade:
1/30: Spelling Overview and library time
1/31: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish chapters 4-6
2/1: Meet in book clubs and finish vocabulary for chapters 4-6
2/3: Spelling Test and Winter Writing Assessment

8th Grade: 
1/30: Spelling Overview and library time
1/31: Twelfth Night: Act III, scenes i-iii
2/2: Twlefth Night: finish Act III-close reading guides
2/3: Spelling Test and Winter Writing Assessment

Week of 1/23-1/27

posted Jan 23, 2017, 7:21 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Jan 23, 2017, 7:23 AM ]

7th Grade:
1/23: Root Word notes and vocabulary overview (see previous post for words)
1/24: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish chapters 1-3
1/25: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-journals and read chapters 4-6
1/27: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-finish journals and read chapters

8th Grade: 
1/23: Root Word notes and vocabulary overview (see previous post for words)
1/24: Twelfth Night-Act II, scenes i-iii
1/26: Twelfth Night-finish Act II-close reading guide
1/27: Work on close reading guide

Root Words 1/23/17

posted Jan 23, 2017, 7:05 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade:

juro, Latin: swear

          jury, perjury

makros, Greek: long

           macrocosm

 malus, Latin: bad

            malady, malice

8th Grade: 

nego, Latin: deny

       negate

nilhil, Latin: nothing

       nihilism, annihilate

occido, Latin: kill

        homicide, suicide

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