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Liberty
Junior High School
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Mr. Bollini
8th Grade Language Arts - Liberty Jr. High
dbollini@nlsd122.org

Please find the schedule for the upcoming school days located here. As always, these plans are considered "tentative" as they can change due to the different demands of the individual classes. 

TRIMESTER 1

Week 1: August 22-26

AUG 22

  • Introduction to LA
  • Begin Class Initiation Activities
    • HOMEWORK:
      • Bring in Supplies for Binder by Wednesday

AUG 23

  • Daily Language Review (abbreviated as DLR)
  • Finish Classroom Initiation Activities
  • Pass Out Green Literature Book
    • HOMEWORK:
      • Bring in Supplies for Binder tomorrow

AUG 24

  • Literature Terms Pretest & Grade
  • Grammar Pretest
  • Assemble Binders

AUG 25

  • DLR
  • Begin Poetry Unit
  • Poetry Packet - Go Over
  • Ink Think & Discuss w/ PPT
  • Willow & Gingko Poem w/ WS

AUG 26

  • DLR
  • Finish Willow & Gingko
  • Ink Think #2
  • Figurative Language Notes
  • Red Wheelbarrow Poem & Interpretation Chart

 

Week 2: Augst 29 - September 2

AUG 29

  • DLR
  • Cont. Figurative Language Notes
  • Mother & Son Poem w/ Partner
  • Begin Song Lyrics w/ a Partner

 

AUG 30

  • DLR
  • Anne Sexton's "Young" Poem (Mood)
  • Label Frost Poem
  • Continue Song Lyrics

 

AUG 31

  • DLR
  • Simile Metaphor WS
  • Label "On the Grasshopper & the Cricket"
  • Continue Song Lyrics

 

SEP 1

  • DLR
  • Simile, Metaphor, & Personification WS
  • Continue Songs Are Poetry Project
    • Homework:  
      • Finish gathering the information for the project if not complete by the end of class
      • Bring Headphones/MP3 Player for use in class during project work time

 

SEP 2

  • DLR
  • AIMSweb Reading Tests
  • Begin work on presentation for Songs Are Poetry Project
Week 3: September 5-9

SEP 5 – NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY

 

SEP 6

  • DLR
  • Continue AIMSweb Reading Test
  • Continue Presentations work for Song Are Poetry Project
    • Homework:
      • Finish Presentation for Songs Are Poetry Project for Thursday

 

SEP 7

  • Continue AIMS Reading
  • Finish Songs Are Poetry Presentations
  • Homework:
      • Finish Songs are Poetry presentation due Thursday

 

SEP 8

  • DLR
  • POETRY PROJECT DUE TODAY!!
  • Read & Discuss Annabel Lee in Packet w/ WS
    • Homework:
      • Finish Annabel Lee Poem WS

SEP 9

 

Week 4: September 12-16

SEP 12

  • Poetry Unit Test
  • Begin Songs Are Poetry Presentations
    • Homework
      • None

SEP 13

  • DLR
  • Go over Poetry Unit Tests
  • Begin Poetry Writing
  • Mining Your Heart WS
    • Homework
      • Finish Mining Your Heart WS

SEP 14

  • DLR
  • Check in Mining your Heart Worksheet
  • Begin Ideas WS
  • Start Rough Draft of Poem
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ideas WS

SEP 15

  • DLR
  • Check in Ideas Worksheet
  • Continue Writing Rough Draft of Poem
    • Homework
      • Rough Draft Due Friday

SEP 16 - 1/2 Day Teacher's Institute

  • Check in Rough Draft of Poem
  • Self Edit & Revision Work Time 
Week 5: September 19-23

September 19

  • DLR
  • Work on SECOND Draft of Poem
  • Begin Short Stories Unit
  • Literature Terms Notes
  • Begin Charles
    • Homework:
      • Finish SECOND Draft for Tuesday

September 20

  • DLR
  • Check in SECOND Draft of Poem
  • Peer Edit & Begin Final Draft
  • Finish Charles & Discuss w/ Plot Chart together
  • Begin Irony Discussion w/ "Ransom of Red Chief" (pg. 69)
    • Homework:
      • Final Draft (handwritten) needed for tomorrow

September 21

  • Type Final Draft of Poem (First 30 minutes)
  • Finish Poetry Presentations (Second 30 minutes)
    • Homework:
      • Final Draft of Poem due tomorrow

September 22

  • DLR
  • Collect & Share Final Draft of Poems
  • Finish "Ransom" & Irony WS
  • Begin "The Monkey's Paw" (pg. 680 in Green Book)

September 23

  • Continue "Monkey's Paw"
  • Finish Plot Chart for "Paw"
  • Begin Short Story Vocabulary Comic
Week 6: September 26-30

Sept 26

  • DLR
  • Lit Term Review (Pro/Ant/POV/Irony/Characterization)
  • Read "Jumping Frog" from Packet & Plot Chart
  • Characterization WS
  • Continue Vocabulary Comic
    • Homework:
      • Finish Characterization WS

Sept 27

  • DLR
  • Characterization WS for "Jumping Frog" Check in
  • Lit Term Review (Mood/Tone/Imagery/POV/Setting)
  • Begin "The Tell-Tale Heart" (pg. 624) w/ Plot Chart
  • Continue Vocabulary Comic

Sept 28

  • DLR
  • Finish "The Tell-Tale Heart" (pg. 624) w/ Plot Chart
  • Continue Vocabulary Comic

Sept 29

  • DLR
  • Lit Terms Review Game
  • Finish Vocabulary Comic
    • Homework:
      • Vocabulary Comic Due tomorrow
      • Study for Lit Terms Quiz

Sept 30

  • Lit Terms Quiz
  • Begin Constructed Response Essay
Week 7: October 3-7

Oct 3

  • DLR
  • Go Over Quiz
  • Finish Constructed Response Essay

Oct 4

  • Type Constructed Response Essay in Google Classroom (first 30 Minutes)
  • Begin "The Outsiders" Unit
  • 1960s Presentation

Oct 5

  • DLR
  • "The Outsiders" Image Analysis
  • Begin Reading Ch. 1 & 2 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 1 & 2 w/ Reading Log

Oct 6

  • DLR
  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 1 & 2 w/ Discussion
  • Begin Reading Ch. 3 & 4 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 3 & 4 w/ Reading Log

Oct 7

  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 3 & 4 w/ Discussion
  • Begin Reading Ch. 5 & 6 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 5 & 6 w/ Reading Log
Week 8: October 10-14

OCT 10 - NO SCHOOL -- COLUMBUS DAY

Oct 11

  • DLR
  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 5 & 6 w/ Discussion
  • Begin Reading Ch. 7 & 8 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 7 & 8 w/ Reading Log

Oct 12

  • DLR
  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 7 & 8 w/ Discussion
  • Begin Reading Ch. 9 & 10 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 9 & 10 w/ Reading Log

Oct 13

  • DLR
  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 9 & 10 w/ Discussion
  • Begin Reading Ch. 11 & 12 w/ Reading Log
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 11 & 12 w/ Reading Log

Oct 14

  • "The Outsiders" Reading Quiz Ch 11 & 12 w/ Discussion
  • "The Outsiders" Review Game
    • Homework: 
      • Study For "The Outsiders" Unit Test on Monday
Week 9: October 17-21

October 17

  • The Outsiders Ch 11 & 12 Quiz
  • Final Book Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Work on Study Guide

October 18

  • DLR
  • The Outsiders Unit Test Review
  • Go Over Study Guide Answers
    • Homework:
      • Study for The Outsiders Unit Test

October 19

  • DLR
  • The Outsiders Unit Test
  • Begin The Outsiders movie

October 20

  • No Class -- Field Trip to Rialto

October 21

  • Continue The Outsiders Movie & Discussion
Week 10: October 24-28

October 24

  • DLR
  • Discuss differences between The Outsiders movie & novel
  • Begin Constructed Response
    • Homework: 1st Draft of Constructed Response due Tomorrow

October 25

  • Peer Edit Constructed Responses
  • Type Constructed Response in LRC Lab
    • Homework: Finish Final copy of Constructed Response for Tomorrow

October 26

  • DLR
  • Begin Introduction to Grammar Unit
  • Form & Function
  • Sentence Fragments with Run-on Sentences WS
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Edgar Allan Poe Webquest

October 27

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Subjects & Predicates
  • Tales of Terrror Unit
  • Complete Poe Webquest

October 28

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Simple, Compound, & Complex Sentences
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Begin "The Cask of Amontillado"
Week 11: October 31 - November 4

OCT 31 - HALF DAY - TEACHER'S INSTITUTE  - PSAT Test in Advisory(Happy Halloween!)

November 1

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Compound & Complex Sentences
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Complete "The Cask of Amontillado"

November 2

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Semicolon & Colon Usage
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Begin "The Black Cat"

November 3

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Capitalization Notes
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Complete "The Black Cat" & read "The Raven"

November 4

  • Continue Intro to Grammar Unit
  • Punctuating Dialogue & Proofreading WS
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Begin "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Week 12: November 7-11

November 7

  • DLR
  • Continue Intro To Grammar Unit
  • Intro to Grammar Study Guide & Review
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Continue "Fall of the House of Usher"
    • Homework:
      • Study for Intro to Grammar test for Wednesday

NOV 8 - NO SCHOOL -- TEACHER'S INSTITUTE -- (Election Day)

November 9

  • DLR
  • Intro to Grammar Unit Test & Review
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Finish "Fall of the House of Usher" & Begin Movie Poster Project
    • Homework:
      • Bring Movie Poster Supplies to class

November 10

  • DLR
  • Return & Go Over Intro to Grammar Unit Test
  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Work on Movie Poster
    • Homework:
      • Movie Poster Due tomorrow

November 11 (Veteran's Day)

  • Tales of Terror Unit
  • Present Movie Poster Project to Class
  • Veteran's Day Reflection & Reading

TRIMESTER 2

Week 13: November 14-18

November 14

  • DLR
  • Begin Folkore Unit
  • Ink Think: What makes something Beautiful? Is Beauty truly in the Eye of the Beholder?
  • Read "Owl" in Green Lit Book w/ Questions at the end (697)

November 15

  • Ink Think: Would you want to live forever?
  • Read "It's Better to Die Forever"
  • Read "Aunty Misery"
  • Do WS from Packet & check

November 16

  • Ink Think: Have you ever tricked anyone into giving you what you want? Have you ever been the victim of a trick?
  • Read "Raven and the Coming of the Daylight"
  • Read "The Five Eggs"
  • Read "The Souls in Purgatory"
  • Complete WS #2

November 17

  • Urban Legends
  • Go over "Souls" WS
  • "Emails"
  • Urine in the Pool Urban Legend
  • Complete Urban Legends WS
  • Read "The Girl in the Lavender Dress"

NOV 18 - 1/2 Day -- TEACHER'S INSTITUTE

Week 14: November 28 - December 2

November 28

November 29

  • Folklore Test
  • Begin Introduction to Narratives
  • Handout Packets & Go through notes
  • Sample Stories
  • Senses WS
  • Assign Family Legend
    • Homework:
      • Bring Ideas for Family Legend

November 30

  • Check in Senses WS
  • Begin Narrative Elaboration WS
  • Important Narrative Tips
  • Think Sheet (Every Event needs 1 Narrative Elaboration Strategy)
    • Homework:
      • Think Sheet Due Tomorrow

December 1

  • Check in Think Sheet
  • Elaboration Practice WS w/ Partner
  • Circle/Star Elaborations
  • Opening Sentence
  • How To: Dialogue
    • Homework: 
      • Rough Draft Due Monday

December 2

  • Work on Rough Draft
    • Narrative Elaboration
    • Dialogue
    • Sensory Details
    • Voice
    • Transitions
      • Homework:
        • Finish Rough Draft for Monday
Week 15: Dec 5-9

December 5

  • Rough Draft Due Today
  • Type Final Draft of Narrative Paper in Computer Lab
    • Homework:
      • Family Legend Due Tomorrow

December 6

  • Turn in Family Legend
  • Begin "Of Mice and Men" Unit
  • Handout Packet
  • About the Author & Migrant Farmers
  • Begin Ch. 1
    • Homework: 
      • Finish Ch. 1 w/ Lit Terms

December 7

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 1 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin Ch. 2
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ch. 2 w/ Lit Terms

December 8

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 2 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin Ch. 3
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ch. 3 w/ Lit Terms

December 9

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 3 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin Ch. 4
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ch. 4 w/ Lit Terms
Week 16: December 12-16

December 12

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 4 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin Ch. 5
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ch. 5 w/ Lit Terms

December 13

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 5 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin Ch. 6
    • Homework:
      • Finish Ch. 6 w/ Lit Terms

December 14

  • "Of Mice and Men" Reading Quiz Ch. 1 & Discussion
  • Check in Lit Terms
  • Begin "Of Mice and Men" Characterization Activity

December 15

December 16

  • "Of Mice and Men" Unit Test
  • Begin "Of Mice and Men" Movie
Week 17: December 19-23

December 19

  • Finish "Of Mice and Men" Movie

December 20

  • Strange Goings On Unit
  • Begin Reading "Flowers for Algernon"

December 21

  • Strange Goings On Unit
  • Cont. Reading "Flowers for Algernon"

December 22

  • Strange Goings On Unit
  • Finish Reading "Flowers for Algernon"

 

DEC 23 -- NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK BEGINS! MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Week 18: January 9-13

January 9

  • Begin AIMSWeb Testing
  • Reading & Grammar Stations

January 10

  • Continue AIMSWeb Testing
  • Cont. Reading & Grammar Stations

January 11

  • Finish AIMSWeb Testing
  • Finish & Grade Reading & Grammar Stations

January 12

  • Begin Verbs Unit
  • Action Verbs & Direct Objects
  • WS 24
  • Begin Media Literacy Unit
  • Super Slogans & Definitions

January 13

  • Direct & Indirect Objects WS
  • Definitions & Examples of Media
Week 19: January 16-20

JAN 16 - NO SCHOOL - MLK Day

January 17

  • Verbs:  Linking & Helping Verbs
  • Media Literacy
  • Society Views of Topics
    • Beauty
    • Real Men Should
    • Guns
    • Social Media

January 18

  • Verbs:  Linking & Helping Verbs Review (From Red Book)
  • Media Literacy
  • Begin Advertising Techniques
    • Homework:
      • Verb Quiz tomorrow

January 19

  • DO & IO/Linking vs. Action Verb Quiz
  • Media Literacy
  • Finish Advertising Techniques

January 20

  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Media Literacy
  • Finish Advertising Methods
  • Begin Frontline Readings
Week 20: January 23-27

January 23

  • Past, Present, & Future Tenses
  • Media Literacy
  • Media Literate Mind 3-2-1 Reading
    • McDonalds Organic Clip

January 24

  • Progressive Verbs w/ WS 30
  • Media Literacy
  • Begin Commercial Products Project

January 25

  • Perfect Tense Verbs
  • Media Literacy
  • Continue Commercial Products Project

January 26

  • Irregular Verbs
  • Media Literacy
  • Finish Commercial Products Project
    • Homework: Present Project tomorrow

January 27

  • Verbs Study Guide & Answers
  • Media Literacy
  • Present Projects
    • Homework:
      • Study for Verbs Test
Week 21: January 30 - February 3

January 30

  • Verbs Test
  • Begin Presentations

January 31

  • Go Over Verbs Test
  • Finish Presentations
  • Begin Wall-E

February 1

  • Correct Verbs Tests
  • Continue Wall-E

February 2

  • Finish Wall-E & Discussion
  • Begin Hunger Games
  • Handout & Go over Packet
  • Anticipatory Guide

February 3

  • Begin Reading The Hunger Games
  • Chapters 1-3 in Class
  • 1-3 Lit Terms Work
  • 1-3 Vocabulary Work
    • Homework:
      • Finish 1-3 w/ Lit Terms
Week 22: February 6-10

February 6

  • The Hunger Games
  • 1-3 Reading Quiz
  • Discussion Questions
  • Read Ch. 4-6 w/ Lit Terms
    • Homework
      • Finish 4-6

February 7

  • The Hunger Games
  • 4-6 Reading Quiz
  • Character Sketches
    • Adjective to Describe the Character & Quote that fits Adjective
  • Read Ch. 7-9 w/ Lit Terms
    • Homework:
      • Finish 7-9

February 8

  • The Hunger Games
  • 7-9 Reading Quiz
  • Begin 10-12
  • Continue Character Sketch
    • Homework:
      • Finish 10-12

February 9

  • The Hunger Games
  • 10-12 Reading Quiz
  • Finish Character Sketch
  • Begin 13-18 -- 2 Day Reading Assignment -- No Quiz tomorrow!!!
  • Discussion Questions

February 10

  • The Hunger Games
  • Continue 13-18 Reading
  • Discussion Questions
  • Finish Sketch
    • Homework:
      • Finish 13-18
Week 23: February 13-17

February 13

  • The Hunger Games
  • 13-18 Reading Quiz
  • Discussion Questions
  • Read Ch. 19-21 w/ Lit Terms
    • Homework
      • Finish 19-21

February 14

  • The Hunger Games
  • 19-21 Reading Quiz
  • Discussion Questions
  • Read Ch. 22-24
    • Homework
      • Finish 22-24

February 15

  • Hunger Games
  • 22-24 Reading Quiz
  • Begin 25-27 w/ Lit Terms
  • Discussion Questions
    • Homework:
      • Finish Novel & Prepare for Quiz

February 16

  • Final Hunger Games Quiz (25-27)
  • Finish Lit Terms for 25-27
  • Finish Packet
    • Homework: Finish Packet for Tuesday

FEB 17 - 1/2 Day -- TEACHER'S INSTITUTE

  • Finish Work on Packet
Week 24: February 20-24

FEB 20 - NO SCHOOL -- PRESIDENT'S DAY

February 21

  • Hunger Games Test Review
  • Bingo Review
  • I have..., Who has?
    • Homework: 
      • Study for Hunger Games Test

February 22

  • Hunger Games Test
  • Collect Packets
  • Hunger Games Essay Response

February 23

  • Go Over Hunger Games Tests
  • Begin Hunger Game Movie

February 24

  • Continue Hunger Games Movie

TRIMESTER 3

Week 25: February 27 - March 3

Feb 27

  • Hunger Games Test
  • Begin Argumentative Essay Unit
  • Begin Notes
  • Claim Sentences 

Feb 28

  • Continue Argumentative Essay
  • Conclusion Paragraph
  • Elaboration Strategies

March 1

  • Finish Argumentative Notes
  • Sample Argumentative Writing (30 Minutes)

March 2

  • Finish Practice Argumentative & Peer Edit
  • Final Draft & Submit 

March 3

  • Practice PARCC work (Full Period)
Week 26: March 6-10

March 6

  • Timed Argumentative Paper in LRC (Full Period) 

March 7

  •  Begin Hunger Games movie w/ Analysis

March 8

  •  Finish Hunger Games movie w/ Analysis

March 9

  • Begin Holocaust Unit
  • The Rise of Nazism & Kristallnacht

March 10

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Concentration Camps
  • Public Sentiment
  • Begin Background information on Anne Frank
Week 27: March 13-17

March 13

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Finish Anne Frank Background info
  • Begin "The Diary of Anne Frank"

March 14

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Continue "The Diary of Anne Frank" 

March 15

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Finish "The Diary of Anne Frank" Act 1

March 16

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Begin Act 2 
  • Character Changes WS in Packet 

March 17

  • Continue Holocaust Unit
  • Finish "The Diary of Anne Frank" Act 2
  • Finish Packet
  • Test Review
    • Homework:
    • Study for Test on Monday
Week 28: March 20-24

March 20

  • Anne Frank Test
  • Begin Verbals Unit
  • Sentence Type Review w/ Subordinating Conjunctions 

March 21

  • Verbals Unit
  • Adverb Clauses notes
  • WS 104 

March 22

  • Verbals Unit
  • Adjective Clauses
  • Essential & Non-essential Clause
  • WS 111 & 117 

March 23

  • Verbals Unit
  • Noun Clauses
  • Review for Clauses Test
    • Homework:
      • Study for Clauses test

March 24

  • Verbals Unit
  • Clauses Test
  • Watch Act 1 of "Anne Frank"
Week 29: April 3-7

April 3

  • Continue Verbals Unit
  • Go Over Clauses Test
  • Clauses Review
  • Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives Notes 

APRIL 4 - NO SCHOOL -- TEACHER'S INSTITUTE

 

April 5  -- PARCC Day 1

  • Verbals Unit
  • Misused Words
  • Prepositional Phrases

April 6 -- PARCC Day 2

  • Verbals Unit
  • Prepositional Phrases Review 
  • Grammar Final Project Introduction & Groups

April 7 -- PARCC Day 3

  • Grammar Final Project Work Time
Week 30: April 10-14

April 10 -- PARCC Day 4

  • Grammar Final Project Work Time (Due @ the end of class)

April 11 -- PARCC Day 5

  • Hero's Journey
  • Begin Notes on Theories & Beliefs 


April 12 -- PARCC Day 6

  • Hero's Journey
  • Finish Notes on Theories & Beliefs
  • Vocabulary & Due Dates 

April 13

  • Hero's Journey Stories & WS
    • Homework:
    • Begin collecting supplies for Hero's Journey 

APRIL 14 - NO SCHOOL -- GOOD FRIDAY

Week 31: April 17-21

APRIL 17 - NO SCHOOL -- EASTER HOLIDAY

 

April 18

  • Hero's Journey
  • Begin Hero's Journey Video w/ WS 

April 19

  • Hero's Journey 
  • Finish Hero's Journey Video & WS

April 20

  • Hero's Journey
  • Introduction to Threshold
  • Brainstorming

April 21

  • Hero's Journey
  • Finish Threshold Think Sheet
  • Begin Threshold Paper
    • Homework: 
    • Threshold Paper Due Monday
Week 32: April 24-28

April 24

  • Hero's Journey
  • Check in Threshold
  • Begin Guide Think Sheet
  • Grammar Final: Misused Words 

April 25

  • HJ: Guide Rough Draft
  • Grammar Final: Commas
    • Homework: Finish Guide Paper 

April 26

  •  HJ: Guide Paper Check-in & Begin Abyss
  • Grammar Final: Conjunctions & Sentence Structure

April 27

  • HJ: Abyss Rough Draft
  • Grammar Final:  Adjectives & Adverbs
    • Homework:
    • Finish Abyss Paper 

April 28

  • HJ: Check-In Abyss Paper & Talisman Think Sheet
  • Grammar Final:  Regular & Progressive Verbs
Week 33: May 1-5

May 1

  • HJ: Talisman Rough Draft
  • Grammar Final: Perfect Tense Verbs
  • Homework:
    • Talisman Paper Due Tomorrow

May 2

  • HJ:  Check-in Talisman Paper & Begin Student Letter to Parents
  • Grammar Final:  Adverb Clauses

May 3

  • HJ: Finish Student Letter & Boon think sheet
  • Grammar Final:  Adjective Clauses 

May 4

  • HJ: Check-In Student Letter & Boon Rough Draft
  • Grammar Final:  Noun Clauses 

MAY 5 - HALF DAY -- TEACHER'S INSTITUTE

  • Work Day
Week 34: May 8-12

May 8

  • HJ: Check-In Boon Paper & Work Day
  • Grammar Final: Infinitives
    • Homework:
    • Bring Supplies to Work on HJ Project in Class

May 9

  • HJ:  Project Work Day
  • Grammar Final:  Participles & Gerunds
    • Homework:  5 Artifacts Due Thursday

May 10

  • Grammar Final:  Final Grammar Review
    • Homework:
    • Study for Grammar Final Test
    • Parent Letter to Student due tomorrow

May 11

  • HJ: Check-In Artifacts & Work Day & Parent Letter Due
  • Grammar Final Exam 

May 12

  • HJ: Book Work Day (Favorites, Table of Contents, & Cover Page Due)
    • Homework:
    • Hero's Journey Due Monday
Week 35: May 15-19

May 15

  • HJ Project Due Date
  • HJ Presentations

May 16

  • Finish HJ Presentations 

May 17

 

May 18

 

May 19

  • Return HJ Projects
Week 36: May 22-26

May 22

May 23

May 24

  • End of the Year Wrap Up Activities

May 25

  • 8th Grade Six Flags Trip 

May 26

  • Graduation Practice
Week 37: May 29 - June 2

MAY 29 - NO SCHOOL -- MEMORIAL DAY

MAY 30 - NO SCHOOL -- RECORDS DAY

MAY 31

JUNE 1

JUNE 2 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL (No Snow Days Used)