Welcome to Ms. Samuels's 8th grade Language Arts class. Here you will find information for students and parents. Please continue to revisit this site for updates on various things occuring in class.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Today we read an excerpt from Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and identified meanings of words in context. Who would have known that "staples" had such meaning? :)

The winners for the BAV (Building Academic Vocabulary) Challenge are listed below with the top fastest times and class period.

Period 6, Group 5- 00:59 seconds!!!!!
Period 4, Group 2- 01:13
Period 6, Group 1- 01:13
Period 6, Group 3- 01:13
Period 7, Group 4- 01:14

AWESOME WORK everyone! See you at the next challenge.

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