Quote of the Week-
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
IXL- Begins 9-7-2017!!!
Students should be practicing their Langauage Arts skills on a daily basis with this on-line program. This is a mandatory assignment. All students need to practice 1 hour a week, for a total of 4 (or 5) hours per month. Points for this assignment will be added to Powerschool.
Google Classroom: Check Google Classroom daily for assignments.
AR- For the first trimester, students are mandated to complete one book, test, paper, and project in MLA format, before 11-01-17. Information and a contract will be sent home on next week.
Extra Credit Information: Students must have a C average or better to be eligible for extra credit.
Grammar: All classes are working on Writing. 6th Grade-Personal Narrative, 7th Grade-Expository, and 8th Grade-Persuasive-Argumentative Essays.
Reading: 6th Grade- Elements of Literature book. 7th Grade- Echo, and 8th Grade- Short stories
Writing: We will continue to be working with the Lucy Calkins writing series in direct preparation for the Aspire tests in the spring of 2018.
New orders are due before TBA
Ordering online is fast and easy!
-VISIT: scholastic.com/Reading Club
-ENTER the one-time class activation code: NKXXG
-SHOP from a carefully curated selection of books
-SUBMIT your order
SSR NOVEL INFORMATION / ACCELERATED READER
ASPIRE and High School Placement Free Online Test Prep:
Students: Here are several fabulous online grammar activities that you can play at home to further develop your grammar, writing, and reading skills. These activities make for excellent test preparation. Have fun and make sure to ask your parents permission before visiting these webpages.
www.uen.org › 7-12 Student Interactives