We continue this week with arguments and persuasion, concentrating on arguments in favor of and against zoos. Test on Friday. Next week the 8th grade will take four Benchmark exams to help evaluate strong and weak areas. Here's how it plays out:
We begin the week finishing out our grammar drills and end with arguments and persuasion. In between, there is a high school orientation, a library day, and another round of test-taking strategies.
We spend much of this short week--Monday holiday, Friday early-release, and a long travel day Thursday for boys basketball-- brushing up on grammar and punctuation. Here's how it unfolds:
Grammar Drills for Grade
Here’s how you earn points: Show me, after each individual exercise, the screen that indicates you achieved 100%. I’ll record your points, and you can move on to the next exercise.
Your total points will count as an assessment grade.
This week begins with a test (assessment grade) on last week's readings and Reflections assignments. We return to the Civil War on Thursday with a media piece from Ken Burns "The Butcher's Bill." Finally, we'll write the first draft of our own original Civil War journal entries on Friday. Here's how plays out:
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