Welcome Kau Middle School

April 04, 2012

4th Quarter Home Stretch!

to:Reading 8th grade

During this last and finial quarter we will be working on the following skills...

Fact and Opinion

Identifying Author's Purpose

Interpreting Figurative Language

Summarizing

Some Reminders!

3rd Round of HSA testing to begin Mid April

    Some test taking tips:

    - Eat Breakfast

    - Get a good nights rest

    - Take your time on the test. You can take as long as you want. So pace your self.

    - During the test: Take a break if you need to

    - Re read questions and double check your answers in the passage before clicking on the answer.

    - You will not be able to go back to your answer if you have logged out for 20 mintues or more.

 

Holiday's- NO SCHOOL

March 26: Prince Kuhio Day

April 6: Good Friday

 

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

May 24th

 

Jan. 10, 2012

Start of 2nd Quarter

to:Reading 8th grade

Welcome back to a new year!!!

 

3rd Quarter: Reading Period 8 Grade 8

A few reminders...

3rd Quarter starts January 4th and ends March 8th 2012

 

Holidays: No School

Jan. 16th Martin Luther King day

Feb. 20th Presidents' Day

Mar. 9-16th Spring Break

 

We will be working on the following skills this quarter

1. Making Predictions

2. Finding word meaning in context

3. Drawing Conclusion and Making Inference

Novel: Old Yeller

Other Reminders:

Round 2 of HSA (Hawaii State Assessment) Begins in Feburary. Students will be taking both reading and math sections of the HSA. Please remember to get plenty of sleep, eat breakfast, and remember all the skills you learned in your classes so you can do well on the test.