Happenings This Week

7th L.A.:
Students will begin the next unit with a compare/ contrast essay.  Students will work through the process of brainstorming, drafting, editing, and researching in order to develop a cohesive writing piece.

8th Religion:
Students will be using a mixture of the religion textbook and Confirmation booklet for the 1st trimester.  Students are also required to complete weekly Sunday Mass reflections in preparation for Confirmation. 

8th Vocab: 
Unit 2 workbook pages due 9/18
Test: Thursday 9/19
Extension- four square due 9/20

8th L.A.: 

Students will begin the next unit focusing first on necessary grammar skills that will be applied to the next writing piece.  The writing unit will focus on historical non-fiction crime cases in which students will work with groups to analyze articles and complete comprehension activities.  Upon completion of the cases, students will research an urban legend or myth and construct a short research project and paper.