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Hello Parents!

 

*** NUT Day this Wednesday. Wear red, white, and/or blue for Veterans Day. See flyer in Weekly Roar for donation organization. Middle school only NUT Day on Friday for $1 and wear house colors: Luke (red), John (green), Matthew (blue), Mark (yellow).

Homework this week: Vocab hw due Tues., vocab quiz on Fri., reading log due Fri. We are starting our novels this week and there will occasionally be reading homework, based on what we get done in class.

6th: Rdg- Pre-reading for, Touching Spirit Bear, by, Ben Mikaelsen. Skills for the week: types of figurative language

LA – identifying theme, identifying types of figurative language in context

Vocab list – List #9 Eponyms (places)

7th:

 LA – mood & tone analysis

Blue Rdg Grp – Pre-reading for, The Girl Who Owned a City, by, O.T. Nelson. Skills for the week: plot analysis, mood vs. tone

Vocab List – “The Sciences (Naturally)”

8th:

LA – mood & tone analysis, research of National Security codes and procedures.

Yellow Rdg Grp – Pre-reading for, Code Orange, by, Caroline B. Cooney. Skills for the week: plot analysis, mood vs. tone

White Rdg Grp – Pre-reading for, Code Orange, by, Caroline B. Cooney. Skills for the week: plot analysis, mood vs. tone, interpreting characterization

Vocab List: “Gone!”