Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard (@rouillardr)

Week of December 14, 2015

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Noon dismissal on Friday.

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Christmas Musical on Thursday, at 6 PM

Thursday night is the Christmas Musical. It starts at 6 PM. Students must be in their homerooms by 5:30 PM.


Attendance is required and will count as a "Bible Verse Quiz" towards students' Religion grade in 6th and 8th Grade!

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6th Grade Chapel Buddy Gift Exchange on Friday

The 6th Grade class will be exchanging Christmas gifts with their 2nd grade Chapel buddies on Friday. Your gift should not be expensive, but thoughtful.

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6th Grade Secret Santa Reveal (December 18)

We have been exchanging Secret Santa gifts in the class since December 7. This Friday, students will bring a gift (around $10) for their Secret Santa.


Also, 6th graders may bring treats to share with the class if they would like to. Please be aware of any allergies, especially peanut allergies.

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 35-37. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz on Thursday.

6th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)


Literature / Writing (Monday - Tuesday)


  • We will continue reading Louis Sachar's novel, Holes. Quizzes, worksheets, and in-class discussions will accompany our reading. Although we will be reading the novel in class, chapters may be assigned for homework. Students are expected to read the assigned chapters on their own.


Grammar (Wednesday - Thursday)

6th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: eX6oL5


  • Tuesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Wednesday Lesson: Adverb Phrases, p.83
  • Wednesday Homework: Ex.8, p.85
  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Thursday: The Clause, p.89
  • Thursday Homework: Ex. 10, p.91


Vocabulary Workshop (Wednesday):


  • Correct Vocabulary Unit 6. Test is on Wednesday after Christmas break.

6th Grade Computer (Wednesday)

  • Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), you will create a comic of an alternate ending to that book. Students must first log into Edmodo.com to access Pixton.com.

7th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Tuesday)


  • We will continue Mark Twain's beloved novel, Tom Sawyer. Quizzes, worksheets, and in-class discussions will accompany our reading. Although we will be reading the novel in class, chapters may be assigned for homework. Students are expected to read the assigned chapters on their own.



Grammar (Wednesday - Thursday)

7th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: booY1N


  • Tuesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Wednesday Lesson: Predicate Adjectives, p.81
  • Wednesday Homework: Ex.4, p.81
  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Thursday: Ch.4 Review, pp.85-86
  • Thursday Homework: Ch.4 Review, pp.85-86
  • Ch.4 test on the Thursday after Christmas break


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 6. Due Thursday. Test on Monday after Christmas break

7th Grade Computer (Tuesday)

    • Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), you will create a comic of an alternate ending to that book. Students must first log into Edmodo.com to access Pixton.com.

8th Grade Religion (Monday - Thursday)

We will be working on Lessons 44-46. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


  • Bible verse quiz on Thursday

8th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • We will continue reading S.E. Hinton's ageless classic, The Outsiders. Quizzes, worksheets, and in-class discussions will accompany our reading. Although we will be reading the novel in class, chapters may be assigned for homework. Students are expected to read the assigned chapters on their own.


Grammar (Thursday and Friday)

8th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: e02DvG


  • Tuesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Wednesday Lesson: Ch.4: Complements, p.78; Recognizing Complements, p.79
  • Wednesday Homework: Ex.1, p.80
  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Thursday: Direct Objects and Indirect Objects, p.81-83
  • Thursday Homework: Ex. 3, p.84


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 6 test on Monday

8th Grade Computer (Friday)

  • No class this week due to Noon dismissal on Friday.

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Edmodo

6th Grade Group Code: rcrshc, 7th Grade Group Code: qtgfss, 8th Grade Group Code: nmegiz

EDpuzzle

6th Grade Group Code: eX6oL5, 7th Grade Group Code: booY1N, 8th Grade Group Code: e02DvG

FREE RICE

500 grains earns you 1 point of extra credit on a grammar assignment or up to 1,000 grains earns you 2 points of extra credit on grammar or vocabulary quizzes.

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Class Code: LR6GL