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.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Week of December 3-7

Activities 7-10 and BAV words Persuade-Support due Friday! 

Today students completed learned BAV words pertaining to "Tools of Persuasion." Students were able to view examples and definitions of these words by viewing a Prezi. If you were absent, please refer to the link.

Tuesday (Activity #9)
Today students read The Trouble with Television (pgs. 668-671 in Lit. textbook), and completed the relevant details handout.

Wednesday (Activity #10)
Students watch a view biography on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and began reading The American Dream (pgs. 672-674 in Lit. textbook). Students used reciprocal teaching strategies to predict, clarify, questions, and summarize the passage.

Thursday (Reviewing Relevant Details)-
Today students reviewed relevant details in preparation for their test tomorrow. Students also brainstormed some persuasive ideas.

Students can complete the practice test for Relevant Details by clicking the link Practice Test (No printing required).
Students demonstrated their knowledge of relevant details through testing and was able to continue brainstorming persuasive writing ideas.

No comments:

Post a Comment