Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard (@rouillardr)

Week of January 4, 2016

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Spelling Bee Contest in Language Arts

This week, we will be conducting our Spelling Bee contest in Middle School to determine who will be representing our school in the annual Regional Spelling Bee to be held at Ascension, on January 22. The contest is strictly on a volunteer basis. Students who represent our school at the Bee will receive extra credit in Language Arts.

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 38-40. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz on Thursday.

6th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)


Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • 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 (Thursday - Friday)

6th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: eX6oL5


  • Tuesday / Wednesday EDpuzzle video: Adjective Clause
  • Thursday Lesson: Adjective Clause, p.91
  • Thursday Homework: Ex.10, p.92
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Simple and Compound Sentences
  • Friday: Sentence Structure, p.96, Simple and Compound Sentences, pp.96-97
  • Friday Homework: Ex.15 and Review G, pp.97-98


Vocabulary Workshop (Wednesday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 6 test

6th Grade Computer (Wednesday)

We'll continue working on our keyboarding skills using www.typing.com.

7th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • 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 (Thursday - Friday)

7th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: booY1N


  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: The Phrase
  • Thursday Lesson: Ch.5: The Phrase, p.88; What is a Phrase?, p.89; Prepositional Phrases, p.90
  • Thursday Homework: Ex.2, p.91
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Adjective Phrase
  • Friday: Adjective Phrases, p.92
  • Friday Homework: Ex.3 and Ex.4, pp.92-93


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 6 test is scheduled for this Friday

7th Grade Computer (Tuesday)

We'll continue working on our keyboarding skills using www.typing.com.

8th Grade Religion (Monday - Thursday)

We will be working on Lessons 47-49. 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 - Friday)

8th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: e02DvG


  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: Complements and Predicate Nominatives
  • Thursday Lesson: Subject Complements, p.85; Predicate Nominatives, p.85
  • Thursday Homework: Ex. 4, p.86
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Predicate Adjective
  • Friday Lesson: Predicate Adjectives, p.87
  • Friday Homework: Review B, p.88


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Units 4-6 Review. Due Friday.

8th Grade Computer (Friday)

We'll continue working on our keyboarding skills using www.typing.com.

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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.

GRADELINK

School ID: 1253

Planbook.com

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Scholastic

Class Code: LR6GL