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Mrs. Haddix - English 8/Reading 8


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No School. Labor Day

English: study for pronouns/nouns quiz (tomorrow)

Reading: study for "Baker Heater League/11:59" quiz (tomorrow)

 


English- 3 examples under each type in the adjuective foldable (if not completed in class) 

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English: pronouns practice

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English- Verbs quiz Wednesday/ Action, Linking, Helping Verbs practice  

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English-Verbs quiz tomorrow;  Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs test Monday

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Reading- finish text features project (if not finished at school); text features quiz next Tuesday 

English: Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs test Monday

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Reading- text features quiz tomorrow

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English- prepositions, conjunctions, inerjections practice

Reading- finish text features project (if not finished at school);


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Announcements

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Friday, Sept 22 - 2 Hour Early Dismissal

Friday, Sept 22 - Wear Red to Honor Active Military


SNOW DAY/Winter Curriculum extra credit- You may choose to do the following activities on a snow day and turn in the immediate day of return to school for bonus points. Read the following article by clicking on the link below. You may choose to do one activity per snow day beginning with Activity 1 (complete in order). More than one for one day will not receive additional credit.

http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/#/?part=tunnel-creek


Activity1- read and summarize the Snow Fall/Tunnel Creek Sections of the article. (4-5 well developed paragraphs)

Activity2- Print and highlight all instances of imagery and vivid language used in the Snow Fall/Tunnel Creek Sections

Activity3-read and summarize the "To the Peak" section. (3-4 well developed paragraphs)

Activity 4-write a 15 line poem that rhymes that expresses the main points of the "To the Peak" Section

Activity5-read and summarize "The Descent Begins (3-4 well developed paragraphs)

(You may do any of the same activities with the last three sections-blur of white, discovery, word spreads)

Activity 6-create a timeline of events of the entire article

Activity 7-create a mural that represents the events describe in all sections of the article

Activity 8 -watch the "Avalanche at Tunnel Creek" documentary in the word spreads section. Create a journal entry, 4-5 paragraphs long expressing your thoughts, feelings, and emotions post viewing





**HOMEWORK:  All homework assignments are listed on the above calendar.  English assignments are listed first, Reading assignments are listed second.  Please scroll down on the arrows to make sure you have read the entire description.  Check back daily to look for updates!**



Students and Parents: I am looking forward to a great 8th grade year.  Feel free to contact me at ahaddix@k12.wv.us with any concerns or questions!

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8th Grade Reading Text Features Project

Text Features to Add to Your Article

  • Create a TITLE that describes the main idea of the entire article
  • Create two or more HEADINGS that give a brief description of the section that follows
  • Find two PICTURES that capture a reader's interest and that relate to the article
  • Label the pictures with CAPTIONS that describe your chosen pictures
  • Identify at least three words from the article that are keywords, and make them BOLD
  • Take all of your bolded words and form a GLOSSARY
  • Include ONE of these text features: TABLE, MAP,  or INSERT

*After you select ONE article, make sure to copy and paste it into Microsoft Word.  You will create your project from there.  You will also need to save it to your H drive AND/OR email it to yourself at the end of class.


Featureless Articles:


Firefighters:  https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxtb3J0ZW5zZW5rZWFybnNqcnxneDozN2RlYTk5NmRmNDQ1YmU4


Pandas: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxtb3J0ZW5zZW5rZWFybnNqcnxneDo3NTgwNmY3NzIyNTA5Zjli


Sherpas: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxtb3J0ZW5zZW5rZWFybnNqcnxneDo2YjI5OTQ3NzA2MTgwMTVj