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8th Grade ELAR (December 11-15)

Tuesday: Library
Wednesday and Thursday: Analyze speeches
Friday: Nonfiction Assessment (Speech and Nonfiction Literary Terms)

8th Grade ELAR (December 4-8)

Monday & Tuesday: Persuasive Texts (Make Connections)
Wednesday: UIL
Thursday: Review Persuasive Texts
Friday: Persuasive Texts Assessment
AR Grades due January 19, 2018.

8th Grade ELAR (November 13-17)

Monday: Paper Bag Book Report Presentations. 
Tuesday and Wednesday: Introduce persuasive techniques and read a persuasive speech.  
Thursday and Friday: Station Work
1) Read persuasive text
2)  Analyze persuasive text 
3) Vocabulary work
4) Read AR
AR Grades due Friday, November 17

October 30-November 3

Monday: Background information from Anne Frank and Me
Tuesday and Wednesday: Read from Anne Frank and Me, take notes while reading, work with Greek and Latin roots, and read AR.
Thursday: Read The Governess and take notes while reading.
Friday: Quiz: from Anne Frank and Me and The Governess
* Book Report due November 13
* AR Grades due November 17

8th Grade ELAR (October 23-27)

Monday:  Review and finish working in Outsiders Journal.
Tuesday: 1)Review Outsiders Vocabulary 2) Library
Wednesday: Review for Outsiders Test (Drama Summary)
Thursday: Test- The Outsiders
Friday: Compare and Contrast movie and novel.

8th Grade ELAR (October 16-20)

Continue Book Club: The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
Read Chapter 8
Journal activities for chapter 8
Read Chapter 9
Journal activities for chapter 9
Read Chapters 10 and 11
Journal activities for chapters 10 and 11
Read Chapter 12
Journal activities for chapter 12
Complete all Journal work.
Review for novel test. 
AR grades due November 17.

8th Grade ELAR (October 9-13)

Monday: Continue Book Club
Review Chapter 6 and complete journal work.
Quiz: Chapters 4, 5, 6
Wednesday: Early Release
Renplace Star Testing and read library books
Thursday and Friday: Book Club
Read Chapters 7 & 8 and work in journals.

8th Grade ELAR (October 2-6)

Continue Book Club: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Finish Journal work for Chapter 3
Test: Chapters 1, 2, 3
Read Chapters 4, 5, 6
Journal work for each chapter
Complete Journal work 
Test: Chapters 4, 5, 6
AR grades due today. 

8th Grade ELAR (September 25-29)

Book Club: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Finish reading Chapter 1 and work in journal.  
Quiz: Vocabulary-Fiction Terms and Literary Techniques.
Continue Book Club journal work.
Book Club Chapters 2 and 3. Journal work chapters 2 and 3.
AR Grades are due October 6

8th Grade ELAR (September 18-22)

Monday: Introduce Book Club Novel- The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
Create an Identity folder. (Due Thursday)
Tuesday and Wednesday: Book Club
Research: Building background knowledge (class work)
Thursday and Friday: Book Club
Read Chapters 1 and 2 
Complete activities related to Chapters 1 and 2 
AR grades due October 6

8th Grade ELAR (September 11-15)

Monday: Vocabulary Activities
Tuesday: Library (AR goals assigned)
Wednesday & Thursday: "The Tell-Tale Heart"  by Edgar Allan Poe activities.
Friday: "The Tell-Tale Heart" Test
AR grades due October 6.

8th Grade ELAR (September 5-8)

Monday- Wednesday
Class activities related to " A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry. 
Test: "A Retrieved Reformation"
The use of notes and book are encouraged.  
Introduction of next short story.
"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe