Language Arts Homework

Week of 4/24-4/28

posted Apr 24, 2017, 1:18 PM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/24: CMAS testing
4/25: Last CMAS test-Read Act III of Cyrano de Bergerac
4/26: Finish reading Act III of Cyrano and watch the performance
4/28: Finish watching Act III and compare that to the written play

8th Grade: Poetry Anthologies due Monday, 5/1
4/24: CMAS testing
4/25:  Last CMAS test: work on poetry anthologies
4/27: Work on poetry anthologies
4/28: Finish Poetry Anthologies

Week of 4/17-4/21

posted Apr 18, 2017, 9:42 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/17: Finish reading act II of Cyrano de Bergerac-library time
4/18: Watch Act II of Cyrano and compare to the written play
4/19: PARCC Testing
4/21: PARCC Testing

8th Grade: 
4/17: Work on poetry anthology: library time
4/18: Work on poetry anthology
4/20: PARCC testing
4/21: PARCC testing

Week of 4/10-4/13-No School 4/14

posted Apr 10, 2017, 8:56 AM by Jackie Klein

7th Grade: 
4/10: PARCC practice test and library time
4/11: Continue reading Cyrano de Bergerac: Act I
4/12: Testing overview "Who sets the purpose" Complete reading Act I and Start Act II of Cyrano de Bergerac
8th Grade: 
4/10: PARCC practice test and library time
4/11: Continue working on poetry anthology
4/13:  Testing overview: "Who sets the purpose", work on poetry anthology

Week of 4/3-4/7

posted Apr 3, 2017, 10:44 AM by Jackie Klein

Homework for both grades: Spelling Packet and Test-Lesson 15-due Friday, 4/7

7th Grade: 
4/3: Finalize Plant Feastival presentations and practice
4/4: Spelling Packet overview and work time
4/5: Cyrano de Bergerac: research musketeers and finish reading Act I
4/7: Spelling Test and Vocabulary Review

8th Grade: 
4/3: Listen to 7th grade Plant Feastival presentations and give feedback
4/4: Spelling Packet overview and work time
4/6: Poetry Anthology overview and work time
4/7: Spelling Test and Poetry anthology work-time. 

Week of 3/27-31

posted Mar 27, 2017, 7:43 AM 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.

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