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Hello Parents!

Homework this week: Cumulative vocabulary quiz over all five lists & reading log due Friday. Grades 7 & 8 have registered on Quizlet.com, using their St. Rose email addresses, and are now able to enter their vocab lists and definitions each week to study with flashcards, practice quizes, & word/definition matching games. These can also be used to help students study for tests in other subjects. There is also a FREE downloadable app on most devices for Quizlet. This is a great app for studying – easy to use & more fun than looking at a word list! I will get 6th graders registered by the end of the week. All grades can then use this app/website all year long.

 

6th: Rdg- Finish activities with the story, “Market Square Dog” in Literature books, pg. 51. Skills for the week: making predictions & point-of-view.

LA – singular/plural nouns

Vocab list – Lists #1-#5

7th:

 LA – Homophones

Blue Rdg Grp – Students will finish activities with the two literary works, “Melting Pot” & “Was Tarzan a Three-Bandage Man?” Skills for the week: comparing author’s purpose, compare/contrast

Vocab List – (All 5) 1: Places, 2: Beg, Borrow, and Steal, 3: What’s That You Say?, 4: Clean Your Room, 5: How We Act

8th:

LA – Reflexive pronouns, suffixes -tion/-sion

Yellow Rdg Grp – Finish activities with, “Travels with Charley” p. 154. Skills for the week: Practice narrative writing, author’s style, does author achieve purpose.

White Rdg Grp – Finish activities with, “American Dream” p. 165. Skills for the week: Practice narrative writing, author’s style, does author achieve purpose.

Vocab List: (All 5) 1: All Types of People, 2: An Interesting Combination of Words, 3: All in the Family, 4: Skilled – Or Not So Skilled, 5: Here, There, and Everywhere