Mr. Altenburger

4/19 8th Grade

  1. Define your half of the words:
    1. hybrid, traits, bushel, yields
    2. organism, bonanza, patent, corporation
  2. Read chapter 3 and start the chart on page 12 of the workbook.

8th Grade Vocabulary

Here is the vocabulary for this week’s vocabulary quiz on Friday. Keep working on your Readers Theater scripts for Friday.

4_3_Vocabulary

7th & 8th Grade

7th Grade:

Monday: Complete short response question #4 on page 188. We will review this first thing in class tomorrow.

 

8th Grade:

Monday: Complete the short response question #4 on page 206

To Kill a Mockingbird essay is due on Friday

 

 

8th Grade 3/15

802 –  Write down two allusions based on modern examples.

DUE FRIDAY: Complete your Argumentative Planner in the workbook (pages 136-137).

Counterargument examples

Hi Class,

 

As per our discussion about counter examples today, you can look at some of the notes we drafted during our brief review. I hope they help. Also, don’t forget to look on Goquest. I posted another example on the assignment and then ask you to create one of your own. If you complete the assignment in full, bonus points are to be gained!

Happy arguing,

~Mr. A

8th grade mini-essay assignment: To Kill a Mockingbird

For this month’s writing assignment, we will work on a mini writing assignment. For options 9 or 10 you will write an analytical, or explanatory essay that answers one of the prompts from the webpage below. For full credit, your writing should make a claim, have compelling language, use at least four pieces of textual evidence, and be at least four paragraphs long with each paragraph having a focus statement. This will be worth 40… Continue reading

4/7

8th Grade: Read Chapter 18 and complete pages 104-105

Vocabulary quiz on Friday will focus on Chapters 17-19 vocabulary and comparing and contrasting a scene from the movie.

2/6-2/7 7th Grade Homework

Monday: Complete chapter 18 & reader’s notes.

Tuesday: Complete chapter 19 & reader’s notes.

2/6 8th Grade Home Practice

Read chapter 17 and complete page 99.

Guess the vocabulary definitions on page 100 as you read the chapter.

Quiz Friday based on this weeks reading and new vocabulary.

1/18 8th grade Homework

Wednesday:

page 69: focus question #2

page 75: Finish the organizer about Scoutt’s perspective.