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June 01, 2012

ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 6/7-11

from:King, Mr.

to:All Students

ENGLISH 7
Mr. King

WEEK of JUNE 7-11

MONDAY: LORD OF THE FLIES
  Quiz on “Gift for Darkness”
   Discussion…. Read “A View to a Death” for TUESDAY

TUESDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
  Quiz on “A View to a Death”
   Discussion….
  HW: Read “Shell and Glasses” AND “Castle Rock” for FRIDAY!

WEDNESDAY:  GRAMMAR DAY! Review Day. #9 and #10.
   Reading time…

THURSDAY: VOCAB QUIZ List 7
  List for 50 word TEST on TUESDAY!

FRIDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
   Quiz. Discussion of the “beast”
  HW: Finish the novel for MONDAY!

 

 

ENGLISH 8
Mr. King

WEEK of JUNE 7-11

MONDAY-FRIDAY:
This is our last week working in Writing Workshop, looking at poetry, writing and talking about our writing. Last chance to finish the FOUR pieces for this quarter.

The independent novel work also continues. Finish your novel and write a final letter DUE FRIDAY.

 

 

HUMANITIES 8
Mr. King

WEEK of JUNE 7-11

We’re studying the Civil Rights Movement. Reading from the text book and other sources…watching Eyes on the Prize… We’ll do a little bit of homework, but the big stuff is behind us. Hurray!

May 25, 2012

ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 5/28-6/1

from:King, Mr.

to:All Students

ENGLISH 7
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 28-JUNE 1

MONDAY: MEMORIAL DAY!
   No school…

TUESDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
  Quiz on “Beast from the Water”
   Discussion….
  HW: Read “Beast from the Air” for Thursday.

WEDNESDAY:  GRAMMAR DAY! Packet #9
   Study for VOCAB QUIZ

THURSDAY: LORD OF THE FLIES
   Quiz. Discussion of the “beast”
  HW: Read “Shadows” for MONDAY!

FRIDAY:  VOCAB QUIZ List 7
  Grammar #9 Review.
  List 8A… AND KEEP READING!!!

 

ENGLISH 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 28-JUNE 1

MONDAY-FRIDAY:
As with last week, we’ll be working in Writing Workshop, looking at poetry, writing and talking about our writing. We’re counting down to our goal of four (4) finished pieces before the end of the year. LET’S GET BUSY!

The independent novel work also continues. The second letter is due in two weeks.

Thursday, we’ll talk about annotating poetry, and to write short essays about poems.

 


HUMANITIES 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 28-JUNE 1

MONDAY: MEMORIAL DAY!
   No school…

TUESDAY:  The 1950s!  Read 22:3. Pop Culture. Q#1&2

WEDNESDAY: Field Trip: Beach Clean-up.

THURSDAY: Watching Jack Kerouac….The Lone Ranger…Leave it to Beaver

FRIDAY: Begin The Civil Rights Movement.
  24:1…and watching “Eyes on the Prize”

May 18, 2012

ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 5/21-5/25

from:King, Mr.

to:All Students

ENGLISH 7
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 21-25

MONDAY: LORD OF THE FLIES
  Quiz on “Fire on Mountain”
   Discussion….
  Begin VOCAB LIST 6B. Cards/Quiz THURSDAY.

  HW: Read “Huts” for Wednesday.

TUESDAY:  FIELD TRIP TO PORTLAND!

WEDNESDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
   Quiz. Discussion…
  HW: Read “Painted Faces” for FRIDAY!
   Study for VOCAB QUIZ

THURSDAY: VOCAB 6B QUIZ!
  GRAMMAR THURSDAY!!!
  Review Grammar Packet #8.
  Vocab List 7. Quiz next week!

FRIDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
   Quiz. Discussion.
   HW: Read “Beast from the Water” for MONDAY

 


ENGLISH 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 21-25

MONDAY-FRIDAY:
All week, we’ll be working in Writing Workshop, looking at poetry, writing and talking about our writing. The goal is to finish four (4) pieces before the end of the year. We have some work to do.

In addition, students will be reading one more novel on their own. They’ll write two (2) letters to me about their reading, one due FRIDAY.

Lastly, we’ll take time out now and then to talk about annotating poetry, and to write short essays about poems.

INDEPENDENT NOVEL ESSAYS are DUE THURSDAY!!! 

 

 

HUMANITIES 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 14-18

MONDAY-FRIDAY.
  This is a week of transition as we move from the debate back to the book and the study of WWII and the Civil Rights Movement. DEBATE IS WEDNESDAY. Book work will be assigned on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights.

May 11, 2012

ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 5/14-5/18

from:King, Mr.

to:All Students

ENGLISH 7
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 14-18

MONDAY: HOUSE ON MANGO STREET
  Final Quiz!
   Discussion….
  Begin VOCAB LIST 6A. Cards/Quiz THURSDAY.

  HW: FINISH THOSE AUTOBIOGRAPHIES!

TUESDAY:  AUTOBIOGRAPHIES DUE!
  Reviewing House. Discussion…. Review for Test
  GET OUT LORD OF THE FLIES for class WEDNESDAY!

WEDNESDAY:  HOUSE ON MANGO STREET TEST!
   Work those flashcards…
   Beginning LORD OF THE FLIES!
  HW: Read “The Sound of the Shell” for FRIDAY!

THURSDAY: VOCAB 6A QUIZ!
  GRAMMAR THURSDAY!!!
  Packet DUE TUESDAY!

FRIDAY:  LORD OF THE FLIES
   Quiz. HUGE Discussion.
   HW: Read “Fire on the Mountain” for MONDAY

 


ENGLISH 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 14-18

MONDAY: DOUBLE DRAMA. Gettin’ ‘em DONE!

TUESDAY:  INDEPENDENT NOVEL WORK.
   DRAFT #1 of Essays DUE!
  Writing Workshop time…

WEDNESDAY: Another DOUBLE DRAMA Day… it’s SHOW TIME!!!

THURSDAY: Writing Workshop.
   Reading Workshop. Find a book. One letter/week.

FRIDAY:  Handing back D#1 of Essays.
   FINAL DRAFT DUE TUESDAY!
 

 

HUMANITIES 8
Mr. King

WEEK of MAY 14-18

MONDAY-FRIDAY.
 
This week, we’ll be preparing a debate on the Patriot Act, examining the tension between Safety and Freedom. Students will be working in groups. DEBATES WILL HAPPEN ON MONDAY but students should have plenty of time to prepare and practice during class.

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