Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard (@rouillardr)

Week of December 7, 2015

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Last Friday's Trim-a-Tree Party was Fun!

Thank you to all of those who joined in the fun. A special thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Yost who helped as room-parents!

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6th Grade Secret Santa (December 7 - 18)

Starting December 7, 6th Grade Homeroom will share in a Secret Santa. Each day, students will give an inexpensive gift (please don't spend too much money on this) to a classmate whose name they randomly picked.


Each daily gift is not supposed to be expensive. On December 18, students will bring a gift (around $10) for their Secret Santa.


Suggestions for daily gifts include baked goods (no peanuts please), pencils, stickers, hand-made items, and should be inexpensive to make or purchase.

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion (Monday - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 32-34. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz on Friday.

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 and Friday)

6th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: eX6oL5


  • Tuesday / Wednesday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Thursday Lesson: Ch.4: The Phrase and the Clause, p.74
  • Thursday Homework: Ex.3, p.78
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Adjective Phrase
  • Friday Lesson: Adjective Phrases, p.79
  • Friday Homework: Ex. 5, p.82


Vocabulary Workshop (Wednesday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz. There is no assigned unit this week.

6th Grade Computer (Wednesday)

  • Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), you 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)


  • 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 and Friday)

7th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: booY1N


  • Ch.3 Grammar Test on Thursday


  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: Direct and Indirect Objects
  • Thursday Lesson: Indirect Objects, p.76
  • Thursday Homework: Ex.2, p.77 and Review A, p.78
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: Predicate Nominative
  • Friday Lesson: Subject Complements, p.79; Predicate Nominatives, p.79
  • Friday Homework: Ex.3, p.80


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz. There is no assigned unit this week.

7th Grade Computer (Tuesday)

    • Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), you 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 - Friday)

We will be working on Lessons 41-43. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


  • Bible verse quiz on Friday.

8th Grade Language Arts (Monday - Friday)

Literature / Writing (Monday - Wednesday)


  • Read "My Mother Pieced Quilts", pp.383-384
  • Read "Sueter" and "Sweater", p.385


  • We will begin 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 and Friday)

8th Grade Edpuzzle Group Code: e02DvG


  • Wednesday EDpuzzle video: Interjections
  • Thursday Lesson: The Interjection, p.71; Determining Parts of Speech, p.72
  • Thursday Homework: Review E, p.73
  • Thursday EDpuzzle video: None
  • Friday Lesson: Ch.3 Review, pp.75-77, Odds
  • Friday Homework: Ch.3 Review, pp.75-77, Odds
  • Test on Ch.3 next Thursday


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Vocabulary Unit 5 test on Monday. There is no assigned unit this week.

8th Grade Computer (Friday)

  • Based on a book we have recently completed reading in class (summer reading included), you 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

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Scholastic

Class Code: LR6GL