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Quiz tomorrow

This week I announced a vocabulary quiz on Monday. The pages for the vocabulary words have been on the board, but the definitions you have copied in class in your ELA vocabulary sections. Here are the pages for the words as a reminder.

7th Grade: There is no quiz, I apologize for the mistake. We haven’t covered enough new chapters since last week’s activity.

8th Grade: Workbook pages 59, 62 & 70

You will have matching, wordbank, and fill in… Continue reading

3/14 ELA Homework

All classes have different assignments as follows:

702 – Complete Reader’s notes for Ch. 9 on workbook page 39 (make sure to finish reading the chapter).

Finish RACE from class if you did not.

801 – Complete RACE paragraph that was posted yesterday.

802 Complete page 77 for the vocabulary from chapter 9. Make sure to write down which context clue you used (definition, appositive, example, contrast, or similarity)


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1/22 Altenburger ELA

7th Grade:

  1. Finish reading chapter 3 & complete page 20 in the workbook.
  2. Bookmarks are due tomorrow

8th Grade:

  1. Complete page 43 in the workbook (using one of the words we defined today from page 42).
  2. Guess the meanings of two words on page 47 using context clues from the novel.
  3. Your “Somebody wanted… but… so…” is due tomorrow.

Classwork – Mr. Altenburger

Today, in class, you were to complete one vocabulary exercise as part of your classwork. Please make sure that if you did not complete it, you finish it for homework.


Also, please make sure you remembered to submit your bookmarks from last week.

Altenburger – Vocabulary Quiz Friday

7th and 8th grade will have vocabulary quizzes on Friday. 802 will take their quiz on Monday since they will be on a field trip. Here is a list of the words below.

reminder – independent reading bookmarks are due this Wednesday (tomorrow).

7th Grade homework tonight: Page 11


8th Grade (from workbook pages 28, 30, and 32):


“the disturbance”


vague optimism


routine contentment

malevolent phantom









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Middle School Musical Theater Auditions!!

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7&8 ELA homework – Altenburger

7th Grade: complete pages 8-9 in the workbook. Use the “Categories” from the “Working Conditions” chart on the previous pages (6-8) in the workbook.

8th Grade: complete a vocabulary square on workbook page 37. Define the words from page 32 in your ELA, vocabulary section. Make sure you use the correct definition, and not the word that you guessed using context clues in class.

702 Important Updates

Hello 702:

Last week, we finished working on our planner for the A Long Walk to Water, expository essay. Yesterday, today, and tomorrow will be the only days we have in class to type them (that is three, 45 minute periods). The final drafts of your essays will be due this coming Friday. If you have any questions, please ask me tomorrow. Any late essays will result in a deduction of -5 points per day. Essays turned in… Continue reading

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