8th gradde students
9/30 , Monday, NWEA testing in Reading , Please encourage students to have a good night sleep the night before and to do the best they can.
Parents encourage students to spend some time reviewing websites on Middle School Reading Strategies, the sites are free and they give additional support for the student's understanding of reading for meaning , Thanks.
10/01, Tuesday 1/2 day , hours 1 to 3
Introductory paragraph work
10/02 , Wednesday
Introductory paraagraph instruction
Body paragraph instruction
10/03 , Thursday
Body paragraph work
10/04 , Friday
Transition words , Instructon on proper writing of conclusion paragraph
6th Grade , 9/30 to 10/04
Finish thesis sentence work
Tuesday, 10/01, 1/2 day , hours 1 to 3
Introductory paragraph instruction
Wed , 10/02
Finish Intro work
Body paragraphs instruction
Thur , 10/03
Body paragraph work and transition sentences
Fri , 10/04
Transition words and Conclusion paragraph construction
October, 7 to 11
The 8th graders tested all last week for NWEA . The plans for last week will be implemented this week.
The 6th graders will be testing for NWEA all this week. Encourage them to do their best and to get good rest every night.
HELPFUL VIDEO FOR ESSAY WRITING FOR YOUR CHILD TO WATCH
This will help to reinforce classroom instruction
October 14th to 18th
Persuasive essay on air pollution , it will be graded as an assessment in the grade book.
After completion of essay the class will be moving on to studying figurative language in literature.
They will also be doing a grade appropriate persuasive essay on air pollution , it will also count as an assessment for their grade.
After completion of essay 6th graders will be further sharpening their skills in summarizing , paraphrasing , and theme in literature.
WEEK 10/21 TO 10/25-----8TH GRADE
LEARNING GOALS FOR WEEK
Gain proficiency in elements of narrative poetry.
Be able to recognise and use figurative language.
Monday--Elements of narrative poetry
Tuesday-- I am Poem , verb work , figurative language
Wednesday -- narrative poem structure
Thursday -- poetry analysis
Friday -- narrative poem examples
WEEK 10/21 TO 10/25 , 6TH GRADE
Write original work using figurative language
Write dialogue correctly
Monday -- Introduction to narrative poetry
Tuesday -- Identify Figurative language in poetry
Wednesday -- Recognise and write dialogue in narrative poetry
Thursday -- Jabberwocky poem
Friday -- Figurative language review