Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard (@rouillardr)

Week of January 11, 2016

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Middle School Spelling Bee Participants

The following middle school students will be representing our school at the annual Regional Spelling Bee to be held at Ascension, on January 22.


6th Grade: Madison Oh & Rose Lee

6th Grade Alternate: Thomas Upright


7th Grade: Stormm Scott & Luciano Diecedue

7th Grade Alternate: Diego Meraz


8th Grade: Shiann Nguyen

8th Grade Alternate: None

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Spelling Bee Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for volunteers for our Regional Spelling Bee, on January 22. If you can volunteer to be a Judge (listen to spellers), a Spellmaster (announce words and read sentences for spellers), or help in other areas, please contact me or the school office. Thank you for volunteering!

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 41-45. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz on Friday

6th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)


Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • We will be finishing our reading of 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: None
  • Thursday Lesson: Complex Sentences, p.99 and Compound-Complex Sentences, p.100
  • Thursday Homework: Ex. 16, p.100
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Friday: Ch.4 Review, pp.101-103, Odds
  • Friday Homework: Ch.4 Review, pp.101-103, Odds
  • Ch.4 Test next Thursday


Vocabulary Workshop (Wednesday):


  • Vocabulary Units 4 - 6 Review. Due Friday.


Reminder: Reading Log due this Friday

6th Grade Computer (Wednesday)

Ongoing Project: Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), students 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 - Wednesday)


  • This week, we will finish reading 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: Adverb Phrases
  • Thursday Lesson: Adverb Phrases, p.94
  • Thursday Homework: Ex.5, p.95
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Friday: Verbals and Verbal Phrases, p.98; The Participle, p.98
  • Friday Homework: Ex.8, p.99


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Units 4 - 6 Review. Due Friday.


Reminder: Reading Log due this Friday

7th Grade Computer (Tuesday)

Ongoing Project: Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), students 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 50-52. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


  • Bible verse quiz on Thursday

8th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • This week, we will finish 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.
  • For Wednesday: Literature Book: Ch.6: Sound and Sense, p.400
  • Read pp.402-403


Grammar (Thursday - Friday)

8th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: e02DvG


  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Thursday Lesson: Ch.4 Review, pp.91-92, Evens
  • Thursday Homework: Ch.4 Review, pp.91-92, Evens
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Prepositional Phrase
  • Friday Lesson: Ch.5: The Phrase, p.94; What is a Phrase?, p.95; The Prepositional Phrase, p.96
  • Friday Homework: Ex.1, p.97
  • Test on Ch.4 next Thursday


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Units 1 - 6 Test this Monday


Reminder: Reading Log due this Friday

8th Grade Computer (Friday)

Ongoing Project: Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), students will create a comic of an alternate ending to that book.

Students must first log into Edmodo.com to access Pixton.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

To see my lessons online, please click on the link above. Lessons are subject to change.

Reading-Rewards

Our online reading log.

Scholastic

Class Code: LR6GL