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Hello Parents!

** Announcements:

  • Last Student Council NUT Day of the year is this Wednesday, April 13th. Wear black for our “Black Out” to help the 8th graders raise money one more time for their D.C. trip.
  • For a special opportunity to honor any special woman to you for Mother’s Day, please see info in this week’s The Roar.
  • Mandatory ISTEP practice time will be later this week. Please be to school on time. Thanks!

 

Homework this week: Vocabulary homework pages are due tomorrow. New lists were given today, and quizzes will be Friday. Reading logs are due Friday as well.

 

6th: Pre-reading activities for, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick.

Skills for the week: identifying & analyzing figurative language in literature

LA – Nonfiction Text Structures

Vocab lists this week: List #16 (Latin Roots: aud, grat, ject)

 

7th:

 LA – poetry elements identification & analysis

Blue Rdg Grp – Pre-reading activities for, The Giver, by Lois Lowry.

Skills for the week: passive voice identification

Vocab lists this week: Lists 1 & 2 (Dialect & Help and Improvement)

8th:

LA – poetry elements analysis & identification

Yellow Rdg Grp – Pre-reading activities & research for, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton. Skills for the week: identifying and correcting passive voice

White Rdg Grp – Pre-reading activities & research for, Wonder, by R.J. Palacio. Skills for the week: identifying and correcting passive voice.

Vocab lists this week: Lists 1 & 2 (Aspects of Language & Words from Names)