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Alex M. Martino
Junior High School
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Mrs. Brashler
8th Grade Language Arts - Martino Jr. High

I am happy to be in my eleventh year as a teacher here in the New Lenox district! I have been here at Martino Junior High School for a total of nine years, and I feel so fortunate to be in such a wonderful place.

This year, I am teaching four 8th grade language arts classes. Please utilize this website for updates in my classes’ curriculum along with any attachments that can be used if you need additional resources.

I respond fastest to email (abrashler@nlsd122.org), but you can also call the school and leave me a voicemail at extension 6348. The best times to reach me by phone would be during the morning between 8:00 and 9:00 AM. Thanks for stopping by!

Block 2/9 Google Classroom

Block 3/10 Google Classroom

Block 6/13 Google Classroom

Block 7/14 Google Classroom

In the new curriculum MyPerspectives, our classes will be starting with unit 3. Read the Home Connection Letter to see more of what your students will be doing within this unit.

Monday, November 12th

Sentence Diagramming: Lesson 19/20 (Interrogative Pronouns/Indirect Objects)

Craft and Structure for "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence"

Begin Conventions for "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence"

Homework: None for tonight!

Tuesday, November 13th

Sentence Diagramming: Lesson 20 (Indirect Objects) 

Complete Conventions for "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence"

Fictional Retelling of "Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence"

Homework: Selection Quiz tomorrow for "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence"

Blocks 3/10, 6/13, and 7/14: Fictional Retelling due tomorrow via Google Classroom

Block 2/9: Fictional Retelling due Thursday via Google Classroom

Wednesday, November 14th

Sentence Diagramming: Lesson 21 (Objective Complements)

Selection Quiz for "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence"

Begin "The Moth Presents: Aleeza Kazmi"

Homework: Block 2/9: Fictional Retelling due Thursday via Google Classroom

Thursday, November 15th

Sentence Diagramming: Review Lessons 19-21

"The Moth Presents: Aleeza Kazmi"

Comprehension Questions and Analyze the Text

Homework: Complete the questions if not done in class (due tomorrow)

Friday, November 16th

11:25 Dismissal

Character Ed. Activities