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 12/3 - Sentence structure practice, Google Classroom, write subordinating conjunction songs
Tuesday 12/4 - Comma notes in packet, comma theme posters
Wednesday 12/5 - Finish comma theme posters, finish memorizing subordinating conjunction songs, grammar quiz tomorrow - study your packet!
Thursday 12/6 - Sing songs, take grammar quiz, intro. to The Outsiders
Friday 12/7 - Get packets and books, complete anticipation guide, begin reading chapters 1-3
Monday 12/10 - Discuss novel chapters 1-3, Read 4-6 for homework, close reading worksheet
Tuesday 12/11 - Draw characters
Wednesday 12/12 - Quiz 4-6, Read 7-8 and complete close reading for homework
Thursday 12/13 - Quiz 7-8, Read 9-10 and complete close reading for homework.
Friday 12/14 - Quiz 9-10, Read 11-12 and close reading for homework