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English 8 Spelling CH 15 Latin Roots 8.4c
Due Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: English 8

Chapter 15- Spelling

Write sentences with the spelling words and use different conjunctions throughout with the correct punctuation marks.



SOL 8.4c Quiz-Tues.-Roots; Prefixes; Suffixes (charts copied in class)
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 8
  • HOMEWORK:  SOL 8.4c Quiz on Roots and Affixes (Prefixes/Suffixes). Please study tonight.

 

  • TODAY'S CLASSWORK:  Covered (8.4c)roots, (8.4c)affixes, (8.4b) multiple meaning words, (8.4e)denotations, and connotations.


English 8
Due Date: 3/3/2017
Subject: English 8

SOL Writing Multiple Choice Test-March 22

SOL Writing Essay Test - March 23



English 8 - Spelling Chapter 17- Study Trial Test on Wed.
Due Date: 1/17/2017
Subject: English 8

Study new words, Chapter 17 for a "trial test" on Wednesday.



Refer to the Calendar for Classwork and Homework Assignments
Due Date: 1/11/2017
Subject: English 8


Write Rough Draft for Prompt 8-29.
Due Date: 1/11/2017
Subject: English 8


All make-up tests will be given on Monday. Please Study.
Due Date: 12/15/2016
Subject: English 8

iF ABSENT, ANY DAY, STUDY FOR MAKE-UP TESTS.



English 8-Study for Chapter 16 Test on Thursday
Due Date: 12/14/2016
Subject: English 8

Study for Chapter 16 Spelling Test on Thurs.

Classwork on Wed. 12/13:

-Test on Story-Teller

-Quiz-Prepositions (last 13 on list) 



Eng. 8-Study for Quiz 2-Prepositions & Spelling-Pretest CH 16
Due Date: 12/13/2016
Subject: English 8

For Wed.-Study for Quiz 2-Prepostions (last two columns (13) total.

For Wed.Study for Chapter 16 pretest



English 8 - Prepositions Quiz 1 (on Tues.)-Spelling List-CH 16
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 8

Homework:  Study for Tues-Quiz 1-Prepositons (wrote list in class)

Classwork:  Chapter 16-Spelling Words-List rool words and endings - -al; -le.

                 Grammar-Interjections, p. 391; Prepostions pp. 386- 391



English 8-Chapter-15 Latin Roots
Due Date: 12/7/2016
Subject: English 8

Students will have final test on Thursday on Chapter 15 words.

 



English 8-Spelling Test CH 14
Due Date: 11/30/2016
Subject: English 8

Study for spelling words, Ch. 14.  Test tomorrow.



English 8
Due Date: 4/4/2016
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  "Drawing Conclusions" - Read pp. 815-835



English 8
Due Date: 3/28/2016
Subject: English 8

No School-Spring Break



English 8
Due Date: 3/25/2016
Subject: English 8

NO SCHOOL-SPRING BREAK



English 8
Due Date: 3/24/2016
Subject: English 8

Spring Break- No School



English 8
Due Date: 3/23/2016
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  Benchmark Test 7

No homework.



English 8
Due Date: 3/22/2016
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  Read and discuss poetry pp. 698-707.  Test on poems.



English 8
Due Date: 3/21/2016
Subject: English 8

Test tomorrow on pp. 680-688, poetry (reference Literature textbook). Please read again and study tonight.

Read poems, pp. 698-707.



English 8
Due Date: 2/24/2016
Subject: English 8

Study for spelling test tomorrow.  Spelling words were given out last week and again this Monday.  Pelase study.



English 8
Due Date: 2/23/2016
Subject: English 8

Complete Essay #35: (rough draft and complete final draft online, PersonSuccessNetPlus site). 

An old proverb says honesty is the best policy. Sometimes, however, honesty might hurt a person’s feelings. Explain why you either agree or disagree with being honest at all times.

Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.

 

 

 



English 8
Due Date: 2/22/2016
Subject: English 8

Students need to complete Writing Prompt #37 tonight.  It needs to be written as a business letter, which we discussed in class. 

WRITING PROMPT #37

Many schools have partnerships with local companies and organizations that allow students to explore certain professions. Write a letter to the manager of a local workplace that performs the type of work you would like to pursue. Convince the employer to allow you to visit. Include details about why you chose that workplace and the specific job.

 

 



English 8
Due Date: 2/10/2016
Subject: English 8

Study for Chapter 20 Spelling vocabulary.  Test on Thursday.



English 8
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: English 8

Wrting Prompt #10:  Due Tuesday or next day of return due to snow schedule.

Your assignment is to design a neighborhood of the future. Explain what you would include in a
neighborhood of the future and why. Include specific details and examples in your design.

Spelling Vocabulary was discussed and assigned in class.  Test will be Thursday.



English 8
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: English 8

 

We discussed this prompt in class. Complete the writing prompt  #10 (on sheet) for homework.  Due Tuesday, February 9.

Your assignment is to design a neighborhood of the future. Explain what you would include in a neighborhood of the future and why. Include specific details and examples in your design.



English 8
Due Date: 2/5/2016
Subject: English 8

NO WEEKEND HOMEWORK

The following essay will be assigned Moday, which is due on Tuesday, February 09, 2016.

Your assignment is to design a neighborhood of the future. Explain what you would include in a
neighborhood of the future and why. Include specific details and examples in your design.



English 8
Due Date: 2/3/2016
Subject: English 8

Study for Chapter 18 Spelling Test on Thursday.



English 8
Due Date: 1/29/2016
Subject: English 8

If anyone was absent,  please complete prompt #9 and study for make-up test for Chapter 18 Spellling Test.



English 9
Due Date: 1/28/2016
Subject: English 8

 

Complete Writing Prompt #9 for homework.  We discussed the prompt in class to make sure everyone understood it.



English 8
Due Date: 1/7/2016
Subject: English 8


English 8
Due Date: 1/7/2016
Subject: English 8

 

Today's Classwork:  Revise daily edit-"Baseball's Beginnings"

Literature:  Review poetry-test from Jacquline Woodson poems.

 



English 8
Due Date: 1/6/2016
Subject: English 8

Snow Schedule

Sol 8.5 Poetry -Classwork:  Literature pp. 644-649

                                    Read and analyze poems.



English 8
Due Date: 1/5/2016
Subject: English 8

SOL 8.5 Poetry  Classroom:  Introduce the Elements of Poetry

                                     No Homework



English 8
Due Date: 1/4/2016
Subject: English 8

No School for Students-Staff Development for Teachers



English 8
Due Date: 12/17/2015
Subject: English 8

No homework.



English 8
Due Date: 12/16/2015
Subject: English 8

Assignment:  Students write Prompt 40 tonight.  It must be completed to turn in tomorrow.

Some people think that schools should offer only nutritious drinks such as white milk, water, and natural fruit juice. Do you agree or disagree with this policy? Use specific details and examples to convince your principal to accept your position.

 

 



English 8
Due Date: 12/15/2015
Subject: English 8

 

Classwork:  Discussed Writing SOL Objectives.  Students typed prompt 41 on the Pearson Essay Scorer for feedback and revisions.



English 8
Due Date: 12/14/2015
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  Writing Prompt 41

Many professional athletes and entertainers earn large sums of money. Do you agree or disagree with these individuals making high salaries? Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.

 

 

 

*Most students completed the prompt in class. Some students must complete it for homework tonight, if they did not complete it today.



English 8
Due Date: 12/10/2015
Subject: English 8

No homework. 

Classwork-Spelling Test, Chapter 16

 



ENGLISH 8
Due Date: 12/9/2015
Subject: English 8

English MAPS TEST MAKE-UPS.

PLEASE STUDY FOR THE SPELLING TEST TOMORROW



English 8
Due Date: 12/8/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling-Chapter 16 Test will be on Thursday.  Vocabulary was copied today in class. Please "Study.

Benchmark 5-Computer Lab

Library is Tuesday, today.  Please bring library books to class.



English 8
Due Date: 12/7/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling-Chapter 16 Test will be on Thursday.  Vocabulary was copied today in class on Monday. Please "Study.

Review for Benchmark 5 Literature



English 8
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: English 8

SIMS-Writing Strategy-Complex Sentencesi

MAPS Test-Midterm (Make-ups)



English 8
Due Date: 12/3/2015
Subject: English 8

MAPS MIDTERM-COMPUTER LAB

Spelling Test Chapter 15



English 8-EXTRA CREDIT
Due Date: 11/23/2015
Subject: English 8

NO Homework   

 

Extra Credit (optional):  Some students wanted to write an essay over the break.  I gave a writing prompt that they copied off the chalkboard for extra credit only.  They will need to turn the essay in to on Monday, Nov. 30th to receive extra credit.

 

Imagine that you are walking on a path in a park when you pass a stone wall that you have never seen before.  You decide to climb over it.  Write a description of it and what you find on the other side to share with your friends.



English 8 - EXTRA CREDIT
Due Date: 11/23/2015
Subject: English 8

NO Homework   

Extra Credit (optional):  Some students wanted to write an essay over the break.  I gave a writing prompt that they copied off the chalkboard for extra credit only.  They will need to turn the essay in Monday, Nov. 30th to receive extra credit.

Imagine that you are walking on a path in a park when you pass a stone wall that you have never seen before.  You decide to climb over it.  Write a description of it and what you find on the other side to share with your friends.



English 8
Due Date: 11/10/2015
Subject: English 8

Please study new vocabulary words (suffixes) for test on Thursday.



English 8
Due Date: 11/8/2015
Subject: English 8

Complete sentences by applying new vocabulary with suffixes in compound sentences.  Students received the list of words in class today



English 8 - Spelling Test (SOL 8.4c Prefixes)
Due Date: 10/28/2015
Subject: English 8

Study for the Spelling Test on Thursday.



English 8 Spelliing Pretest (Prefixes SOL 8.4c))
Due Date: 10/27/2015
Subject: English 8

Study for Spelling Pretest on Wednesday

Classwork: Library Class-Please bring books to class.



Englis 8 Spelling Sentences
Due Date: 10/26/2015
Subject: English 8

Please write 5 sentences with assigned word from the list of 20 spelling words. Use the formula "I;I" to write your five sentences.

Classwork: - Daily Edit

                 - Received new Spelling Words "Prefixes"

                 -Reviewed Released "Essays" Graded by State

                -Made up Benchmark Tests    



English 8 Book Report Due
Due Date: 10/22/2015
Subject: English 8

Book Report is due tomorrow.  Students had over three weeks to read and complete the report.  They have a copy of necessary information to include in the report in their binders. This is a grade and must be turned in on time.

Classwork today:  We worked on Essay #15 on the Writing Prompt list in class today. If you are absent today, this is due on Friday.



English 8
Due Date: 10/22/2015
Subject: English 8

No homework over the weekend.



English 8 -Proper Nouns - Spelling
Due Date: 10/20/2015
Subject: English 8

Please study for your spelling "Trial Test".



English 8 - Spelling Fianl Test - Proper Nouns
Due Date: 10/20/2015
Subject: English 8

Please study for your spelling "final test" tomorrow.



English 8- Writing Prompt 2
Due Date: 10/1/2015
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  Compled Prompt 2 in class to be turned in and typed for a grade.



English 8- Spelling Test (Study for Thurs.)
Due Date: 9/30/2015
Subject: English 8

Study Chapter 5:  Spelling words for the final test on Thursday.



English 8 - Spelling Trial Test (Study)
Due Date: 9/29/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling Homework:  Study Chapter 5 Words for a trial test.

Literature:  Read story ;The Speckled Band", pp. 120-152. We are reading it in class, but read again tonight.



English 8- Literature
Due Date: 9/28/2015
Subject: English 8

Classwork: Literature Book-Read pp. 113-118 "An American Childhood".

*Test on An American Childhood

Homework:  Spelling-Write sentences with new vocabulary words.  Identify the noun, verb, and adjectives.

Classwork:  Resource Grammar Book:  pp. 345 - 347.  Identify compound nouns.

 



English 8 - No Homework
Due Date: 9/25/2015
Subject: English 8


English 8
Due Date: 9/24/2015
Subject: English 8

Study for the fi.nal Chapter 4 Spelling test on Friday



English 8
Due Date: 9/22/2015
Subject: English 8

Study for trial "Spelling Test".  If you make 100 score, you will not need to take it on Friday.



English 8
Due Date: 9/22/2015
Subject: English 8

Study for trial "Spelling Test".  If you make 100 score, you will not need to take it on Friday.



English 8 -Spelling Chapter 4
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling-Chapter 4

Write a sentences with each spelling word.  Use a variety of sentences using at least one adjective in each sentence.



English 8
Due Date: 9/18/2015
Subject: English 8

No homework tonight.



English 8
Due Date: 9/10/2015
Subject: English 8

Classwork:  Countywide "Maps English Test".



English 8
Due Date: 9/9/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling:  Study for trial test on Wednesday.



English 8
Due Date: 9/8/2015
Subject: English 8

Spelling:  Chapter 2-Write sentences identifying nouns. 



English 8
Due Date: 9/7/2015
Subject: English 8

No School - Holiday



English 8
Due Date: 9/4/2015
Subject: English 8

 

 

ClasswoK:  Complete "Beginning Benchmark Test"

Homework:  Study for Final Spelling Test-Compound words.  



Literature/Writing
Due Date: 9/3/2015
Subject: English 8

Read pp. 40-53 "Retrieved Reformation".