Middle School Language Arts & More!

Mr. Richard Rouillard

WEEK OF JANUARY 19, 2015

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2nd Trimester Parent-Teacher Conference (January 22-23, 2015)

Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, January 22 and Friday, January 23. Both days are half-days (Noon dismissal).


6th Grade Parents: Please click on the following link and choose the time slot you want for your conference. If you do not choose a time slot, one will be chosen for you before the conference days. You may even swap schedules with other parents if you like! Each conference slot is twenty minutes long. 6th Grade students are welcome to attend the conference. Please contact me if you need to schedule or reschedule your conference for a different day.


7th & 8th Grade Parents: If you would like to set up a time to meet with me on Thursday or Friday, you are welcome to choose a time slot to meet. Otherwise, you are always welcome to schedule a time to meet at a later date.


6th Grade Conference Schedule

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THIS WEEK'S LESSONS AND ASSIGNMENTS

6th Grade Religion

We will be working on Lessons 45 and 46. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday!

6th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Tuesday & Wednesday):


  • Tuesday: Ch.4 Review, pp.101-103
  • Tuesday homework: Ch.4 Review, pp.101-103
  • Wednesday: Unit 5: Complements, p.104
  • Wednesday homework: Ex.2, p.108


Literature (Thursday - Friday):


  • Introduce Ch.5, Biography and Autobiography, p.240
  • Read "First and Third Person Narration", pp.242-243
  • Read "Storm", p.245. Finish for homework


Vocabulary Workshop (Tuesday):


  • Unit 1-6 Test on Friday

6th Grade Computer

  • Students will learn how to edit selected photos using Pixlr.com

6th Grade Spanish

  • Unit 7, Lesson 3

7th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Tuesday: The Infinitive, p.102
  • Tuesday homework: Ex.12, p.104 and Review C, p. 105
  • Wednesday: Verbals and Verbal Phrases, p.98; The Participle, p.98
  • Wednesday homework: Ex.8, p.99


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • Tom Sawyer test is next Monday
  • Ch.4: Point of View: Who's Talking?, p.220
  • Read "Point of View" pp.222-223
  • Read "Yeh-Shen", pp.251-255


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • Unit 1-6 Test on Wednesday, Jan. 21

8th Grade Religion

We will be working on Lessons 48-49. Worksheets will accompany the lessons.


Bible verse quiz this Friday.

8th Grade Language Arts

Grammar (Monday & Tuesday):


  • Tuesday: The Adjective Phrase, p.97; The Adverb Phrase, p.99
  • Tuesday homework: Ex. 2, p.98 and Ex.3, p.99
  • Wednesday: Verbals and Verbal Phrases, p.101, The Participle, p.101
  • Wednesday homework: Ex. 4, p.102


Literature (Wednesday - Friday):


  • Read "My Mother Pieced Quilts", pp.383-384
  • Read "First and Third-Person Narration", pp.242-243
  • Read "Sueter" and "Sweater", p.385
  • Read "A Word is dead" and "The Word / La palabra", p.390
  • Ch.5 Literature test next Wednesday


Vocabulary Workshop (Monday):


  • No vocabulary unit assigned this week

Middle School Electives: Graphic Design

  • Due to Parent-Teacher Conferences, there will be no Electives this week.
FREE RICE

For every 500 grains you earn, you will receive 1 point of extra credit on a grammar assignment (1 point max per assignment) or a vocabulary quiz (2 points max on a 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.