Monday, October 8, 2018

Week of October 8th

This week students will focus on honing their grammar usage and editing skills as well as developing their vocabulary. Eighth grade students should be prepared for a vocabulary quiz on Friday. Seventh grade students should have all of the week's bellringers completed and ready to hand in on Friday.

English 7
On Tuesday we will complete our Day 1 and Day 2 bellringers for this week.
On Wednesday we will have a presentation from the Frackville Rotary. Students will be receiving a thesaurus as well as completing a fun activity.
On Thursday we will complete our Day 3 and Day 4 bellringers for the week.
On Friday we will complete our Day 5 bellringer.

Homework
Make up appropriate bellringers if you are absent any day this week. Use the schedule above to determine which bellringers need to be made up for the specific day.


English 8
Students this week will be learning vocabulary from Unit 4 of the textbook. On Tuesday students will write and discuss definitions and complete Day 1 of the weekly bellringer. On Wednesday we will complete Day 2 and Day 3 of our bellringer. On Thursday we will complete Day 4 of the bellringer  as well as complete and review a vocabulary worksheet to help us prepare for the quiz. On Friday we will finish this week's bellringer packet with Day 5 and then complete a vocabulary quiz.

Homework
Study for the vocabulary quiz on Friday. Remember to focus on the roots so you can define unknown words using context clues and the meaning of the root words.

Make up appropriate bellringers if you are absent any day this week. Use the schedule above to determine which bellringers need to be made up for the specific day.

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