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December Language Arts Newsletter

Hello Parents,

As the semester comes to a close, I would like to thank you for being so supportive and helpful with our class. It seems like the school year just began, so it's a little hard to believe that we will soon be enjoying our winter break. I wish you and your family the most joyous of Decembers!

Ms. B.

Dates to Remember:

Curriculum Highlights

Unit 3 is over fiction, specifically stories filled with suspense! We will read the short stories The Elevator by William Sleator, and The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. Our focus with these will be:

  • plot
  • characterization
  • conflict
  • foreshadowing
  • tone
  • mood
  • theme
  • providing text evidence to support all of the above
  • vocabulary using context clues

Tutoring Hours

Tuesday afternoon 3:40-4:30

Thursday morning 7:50-8:20

Other days and times available by appointment when needed.