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.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Week of November 5-9

Discovery Ed Testing, Computer Lab 3

Tuesday: Election Day
Discovery Ed Testing, Computer Lab 3

Wednesday: BAV
Objective: Students will be able to received their results from Discovery Ed, set goals, and learn two new academic vocabulary words, (Tone and Imagery).

Thursday: Activity #5
Objective: Students will be able to determine the meaning of literary vocabulary words for our next story, All the Places to Love by Patricia Maclachlan.  Students will also be able to make predictions and ask questions about the passage, prior to reading. Our new words are: Rafter, Meadows, Scattered, Sly, Raucous, Swaggered, Marsh, Barren, and Skimmed.

Friday:  Activity #6
Objective: Students will be able to determine the main idea of the passage, All the Places to Love, and identify figurative language in the passage.

Test on Monday: Analyzing Words and Text
Assignments Due Monday-BAV and Activities 5 & 6

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