Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard

WEEK OF MARCH 23, 2015

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The Science Center field trip was a blast!

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Spelling Bee Spelldown this Monday!

Due to some schedule changes last week, our middle school Spelling Bee Spelldown will be held this Monday in our classes. Students have been given the list of words to practice.


The Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, April 30, at Ascension Lutheran School.



Good luck to everyone!

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion

We will be working on Lessons 69-71. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday

6th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Ch.7 Test this Tuesday
  • Monday: Ch.8: Using Pronouns Correctly,
  • The Forms of Personal Pronouns, p.177
  • Monday homework: Ex.1 & 2, pp.178-179
  • Tuesday: Pronoun as Subject, p.179 and Pronoun as Predicate Nominative
  • Tuesday homework: Ex.3 & 4, pp.180, 182 for homework


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • Read "The Sneetches", pp.380-385
  • Read "Poetry", p.387
  • Read "Ode to Mi Gato and In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles and Hard of the Gas", pp.389-394
  • Read "Haiku", pp.396
  • Read "How to Read and Own a Poem", p.399
  • Read "Poem" and "Motto", pp.400-402


Vocabulary Workshop (Tuesday):


  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday)
  • Unit 10 Test next Tuesday

6th Grade Computer

  • Students will continue using Microsoft Word to write an article and learn how to create and write in columns.

6th Grade Spanish

  • Unit 7, Lesson 8 - 9

7th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Monday: Agreement of Pronoun and Antecedent, p.165
  • Monday homework: Ex.13, p.168
  • Tuesday: Ch.8 Review, pp.171-172
  • Tuesday Homework: Ch.8 Review, pp.171-172
  • Ch.8 Test next Monday


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • We will continue reading Lois Lowry's novel, Number the Stars (Ch.4+). Worksheets and pop questions will accompany our reading.


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday)
  • Unit 10 Test next Monday

8th Grade Religion

We will be working on Lessons 73-75. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday

8th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Ch.7 test on Tuesday
  • Monday: Ch.8: Agreement, p.154, Agreement of Subject and Verb, p.156
  • Monday homework: Ex.3, p.158
  • Tuesday: Problems in Agreement, p.158
  • Tuesday homework: Ex.4, p.159


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • Anthology book: We will continue reading "The Diary of Anne Frank" (stage play version). Worksheets related to our readings will be handed out during the week.


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Workshop (due Friday)
  • Unit 10 Test next Monday
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Middle School Electives: Graphic Design

  • We continue working on our CD Project this week. Students may redesign an existing CD cover, or design a CD cover of their own.
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 a grammar or vocabulary quiz.

BOOK ADVENTURE

Students are required to read one book and take a quiz per trimester. Please print out your Report and turn in for a grade. Be sure to write your name on the printout!