Mansfield Middle School
Mrs. Marcus
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WELCOME TO EIGHTH GRADE!

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Lit 1:  suk9nn

Lit 2:  kooa5qo

Lit 3: ja2pr7

 LA 4 : coooha

 LA 5: o8l6b9

 

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Date Literature 1, 2, and 3 Due Date   Date Language Arts 4 and 5 Due Date
           
             
 10/4/16

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel daily to class

Write journal entry response on either SETTING or CONFLICT development in your novel.  Outlines and assignment are in Google Classroom.

 Lit 1,3 - Thursday beginning of class

Lit 2 - Friday beginning of class

   10/3/16  see assignments below  
 9/29/17

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel daily to class

     9/30/16

Complete definitions for the second column of words in Unit 2 and write sentences for the homophones at the bottom of the page; parts of speech and sentences are extra credit!

Quiz 2 on HW above

Complete works cited assignment in Google Classroom (mostly done in class)

 HW due Wed 10/5

Quiz Fri 10/7

Works Cited due Fri 10/7 end of class

 9/26/16  

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel daily to class

Complete language use journal response in Google Classroom based on your novel - remember to turn it in on time!

 

 Lit 1 and 3 - Thursday 9/29  beginning of class

Lit 2 - Friday 9/30  beginning of class

   9/26/16

Complete definitions for the first column of words in Unit 1; parts of speech and sentences are extra credit! 

Quiz on first column of words and all seven roots

 Wed 9/28 beginning of class

Quiz Friday 9/30 in class

         9/23/16 Be prepared with researched notes to select topic for informational research project  Monday 9/26
 9/21/16 Extra credit opportunity! See Google Classroom for information.  Go see Shakespeare's First Folio at UConn's Benton Museum this weekend!      9/21/16 Extra credit opportunity! See Google Classroom for information.  Go see Shakespeare's First Folio at UConn's Benton Museum this weekend!  
 9/19/16

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel daily to class

Complete character development journal response in Google Classroom based on your novel - remember to turn it in on time!

 Lit 1 and 3 - Thursday beginning of class

Lit 2 - Friday beginning of class

 

   9/19/16

Finish poster!

Complete self-assessment section of rubric

 Poster due Friday beginning of class

Rubric due Wednesday in class

 9/13/16

Complete "The Lottery" packet

Read if you have time; bring novel daily

 Friday 3 pm    9/14/16

 Revise poem 20+ minutes nightly

Bring items/pictures for your poster

Plan to finish your poem and print it in class on Friday

 Friday 9/16
 9/12/16

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel daily

     9/12/16 Type poem draft in Google Classroom   Wed 9/14 beginning of class
 9/8/16

Response due tomorrow - see information below

Read 20+ minutes nightly

 Fri 9/9 

daily in class

   9/9/16 Continue working on draft as needed - complete rough draft due on Monday at the end of class (expect 20 minutes in class on Monday to write) Monday 9/12 end of class 
 9/6/16

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Write a response in your notebook or on Google Classroom about your homework novel.  Length should be 1-3 paragraphs and complete sentences.

In the response include the following:

1.  Title and author's name

2.  Identify a deliberate decision made by the author

3.  Give at least one example of that decision

4. Evaluate whether that example and decision were effective for you as the reader.

 

 

 Friday 9/9 at 3PM    9/7/16 Continue writing your poem draft for 20+ minutes nightly in your notebook.  You should have worked on your poem for a total of 40+ minutes by Friday.   Friday 9/9 beginning of class
 9/1/16

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel, binder, and journal to class daily

Complete survey

 Survey due Tuesday 9/6    9/2/16  Bring possession/artifact for class on Wednesday 9/7  Wednesday 9/7

 8/31/16

                             

Read 20+ minutes nightly

Bring novel, binder, and journal to class daily

     

 

 

 Thursday 9/1 or Friday 9/2   8/31/16 

 

Bring possession/artifact for class on Wednesday 9/7

 

Wednesday 9/7