Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard

WEEK OF MARCH 16, 2015

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We are going on a field trip to the Science Center this Friday to see the Dead Sea Scrolls and watch Jerusalem 3D! We are leaving at 8:30 AM and will return by 3 PM.

To learn more, please click on the link below.

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Be sure to turn in your signed field trip form!

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We are getting ready for the Spelling Bee!

Our middle school Spelling Bee Spelldown will be held this Thursday in our classes. Students have been given the list of words to practice. We will have a practice spelldown on Wednesday in class.


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 66-68. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday

6th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Monday: Six Confusing Verbs, pp.165-168
  • Monday homework: Review D, p.169
  • Tuesday: Ch.7 Review, pp.173-174, Odds
  • Tuesday homework: Ch.7 Review, pp.173-174, Odds
  • Ch.7 Test next Monday


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • We will be reading selections from our anthology: Ch.7: Rhyme and Reason, p.376
  • 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):


  • Units 1-9 Test on Tuesday
  • No vocabulary unit assigned this week

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

7th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Monday: Compound Subjects, p.155
  • Monday homework: Ex.8 and 9, pp.156-157
  • Tuesday: Other Problems in Subject-Verb Agreement, p.158
  • Tuesday Homework: Ex10, p.160


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


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


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Units 1-9 Test on Monday
  • No vocabulary unit assigned this week

8th Grade Religion

We will be working on Lessons 69-72. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday

8th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Monday: Compound-Complex Sentences, p.147
  • Monday homework: Ex.4, p.148
  • Tuesday: Ch.7 Review, pp.151-153, 1-30, all
  • Tuesday homework: Ch.7 Review, pp.151-153, 1-30, all
  • Ch.7 test next Monday


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):


  • Units 1-9 Test on Monday
  • No vocabulary unit assigned this week
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Middle School Electives: Graphic Design

  • Students will finish working on their Book Jacket Project this week using Publisher. Students may redesign an existing book jacket/cover, or design a book cover for a book of their own creation.
  • We begin 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!