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ELA homework 4/17 – 7th & 8th Grade

7th Grade: I assigned homework in class Friday due tomorrow. I wrote it on the board again yesterday, Monday 4/15. This is another reminder.

  1. Complete Reader’s notes for chapter 17 of Lyddie (make sure you have 16 finished too, I will be checking that from classwork)
  2. Rewrite your counterclaim from the index card that I passed back. If you lost your original one, then rewrite a counterclaim.
  3. Study for Scavenger hunt vocabulary quiz (words from chapters 13-14 in your reader’s… Continue reading

702 & 8th grade homework

702: Please record one quote and explanation on each page of the workbook (pages 64 & 65) for a total of two quotes and explanations. You can use any chapter from Lyddie that we have read so far. Here is another link to the PDF.

Lyddie PDF

Finish your Counter-Claim paragraph if you have not. Tomorrow, I will also be checking reader’s notes for chapter 15, which was assigned for homework/classwork on Monday.


8th Grade: Complete page… Continue reading

3/18 – 8th Grade ELA

Use workbook page 99. Read part of the chapter summary for chapter 16. Then,

  1. finish reading chapter 16 216-221.
  2. Read chapter 17
  3. Gist all of the reading on page 99.

March 5th ELA homework

702 – study for vocabulary quiz – Words from Workbook page 36, 40, & 48

8th Grade, Finish using INSERT to read chapter 12 of our novel.

2/26 ELA homework & Test Prep

702 – Complete page 52 in the workbook. Make sure to analyze in two-three sentences. Refer to the rules for analysis.

801 – Complete page 87 using RACE to respond to the question. You will take the test on Thursday.

802 – Read chapter 11. Prepare for the test. Here is the information from the slides about the test tomorrow:

You must know:

•The Golden Rule •How structure helps to create meaning •Plot structure, poetry structure •CHAPTER 11 –… Continue reading

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)


Internet Safety “Kindness Wins” Workshop

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.

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