This week after Thanksgiving, ELAR 8 will read one work of fiction and one nonfiction work on the Civil War. In Pre-AP ELAR 8, we'll complete our study of the novel Twisted. Resources for ELAR 8 are below. Resources for Twisted are on the Twisted webpage. Here's how it looks day by day:
Pre-AP ELAR 8
For ELAR 8 this week, we delve back into expository writing, including interpreting graphics and charts as part of an informational text. In Pre-AP ELAR 8, we'll continue our study of the novel Twisted, with students reading from their Kindles. We end the week with the beginning of Thanksgiving Break. Here's how it looks:
"Odd Couples": Text pages and link to Open Book Quiz
Pre-AP ELAR 8
Girls' basketball, boys' football, 6th and 8th grade field trips, football pictures, boys' basketball tryouts... it's a busy week outside the classroom. Inside the classroom we'll complete presentations of our multimedia procedural websites and then delve our next work of fiction. Here's how it looks in calendar format:
This short week ELAR 8 will complete our study of the novel Woods Runner, while Pre-AP ELAR 8 begins a introductory block on procedural texts. Here's how it looks in calendar format:
We continue our study of the novel Woods Runner this week, with Pre-AP taking two tests and ELAR concluding the week with the first test. Next week (Week 9) is the last week of the grading period. There is Bonus Work available; start now if you'd like to improve your grade.
We begin our study of the novel Woods Runner, by Gary Paulsen this week. Pre-AP ELAR 8 will be on a different schedule studying this novel. Links to resources and assignments is below. Here's how the first week looks:
We continue with poetry this week, reading and analyzing poetry from the textbook. Poetry quiz on Friday. Thursday the 20th is the six-week grade pull for UIL eligibility. No school for students on Friday. Calendar and resources are below.