and Reading Seminar - Liberty Jr. High
Welcome to 8th Grade Language Arts!
Language Arts is a combination of reading, literary analysis, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Students will be assigned various types of literature which include both fiction and nonfiction.
The Diary of Anne Frank
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Grades are weighted as follows:
50% homework / classwork
50% test / quizzes
Homework/Absent Work Policy
Students should make a concerted effort to complete homework assignments by the original due date so as not to fall behind in class.
Monday 10/29 - Diagramming Opener, Discuss "Setting Sun" plot chart, get packets, convention notes page 74, complete POV worksheets and verb mood.
Tuesday 10/30 - Read "The Tell-Tale Heart," top-hat organizer print vs. video
Wednesday 10/31 - Internet Safety curriculum
Thursday 11/1 - Diagramming opener, check POV and verb mood wksheets, Google assignment "Verb Moods #2," small groups - complete vocabulary worksheets
Friday 11/2 - Check vocab wksheets, complete evidence log, "Rolling World" quiz, diagramming practice