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  • WELCOME TO MY HOMEPAGE!

         Homework will be posted to this page once a week.  Assignments are also written on the classroom whiteboard every day; whiteboard information is the most up-to-date, so students are encouraged to use the website only in the event of an absence or missed class.  Students are required to bring the following materials and tools to class every day:  novel, packet, pen, pencil, planner, sticky notes, daily folder, Wordly Wise book, and Chromebook. NOTE:  Previous weeks' homework remains on the site for students who were absent.

     

     GRADE 8 LANGUAGE ARTS  

     

     

    Wednesday, October 9:  use online resources to complete #1-7 on the About the Author page in the new novel packet; Thursday's theme:  wear red, white, and blue to show that Lincoln School is united against bullying.

    Thursday, October 10:  Read chapters five and six of the novel; review all chapters for a short quiz tomorrow. For Friday, please be true to Lincoln School and wear your school colors. Together Everyone Achieves More!

    Friday, October 11:  study for next Thursday's WW unit three tests; bring in playbook ads (final deadline:  October 28)  Thanks for dressing for the Week of Respect!  :)  Enjoy your weekend.

    Tuesday, October 15:  study for Thursday's WW unit three tests; don't forget to bring in your playbook ads.

    Wednesday, October 16:  finish/review novel chapters 7 and 8; write one jot per chapter; don't forget that tomorrow's WW unit three tests will broken into three parts: types of sentences, spelling, and vocabulary

    Thursday, October 17:  complete the vocabulary sections of sheets 7 and 10 in the novel packet

    Friday, October 18:  ads for playbook due by 3PM on October 28

    Monday, October 21:  optional extra credit guidelines for marking period one will be distributed today.  This is the only opportunity of ELA extra credit.  The project is due October 29.  Be sure to check the portal and review the guidelines before you begin your (optional) project.   In addition, please complete sections B and C of Wordly Wise unit 4.  The WW unit four tests will be administered next week  (AM class on October 31; PM class on October 30).

    Tuesday, October 22:  optional EC due October 29 (see notes above).  Find a famous quote about patience online.  Write it, add the author's name, then write a short paragraph (125+ words) explaining the message of the quote.  (This response may be typed or handwritten.)  Study for next week's WW unit four tests (see notes above.)

    Wednesday. October 23:  add to novel "lessons list" started in class today; optional EC due October 29; WW tests will be administered next week

    Thursday, October 24:  five days in moon journal (beginning last night, October 23); optional EC due Tuesday; WW unit four tests administered next week; Monday at 3PM is the deadline for handing in playbook ads.

    Friday, October 25:  optional EC due Tuesday (see note in entry for October 21);  WW unit four tests will be administered next week (see schedule in entry for October 21).  The deadline for returning playbook ads (paper or e.mailed copies) is firm:  3PM on Monday, October 28.

    Monday, October 28:  Eighth grade (optional) ELA extra credit is due tomorrow at the start of your class period.  No exceptions.  Wordly Wise unit four tests will be administered this week.  Students in the AM class will take the test on October 31.  Students in the PM class will take the test on October 30.

    Tuesday, October 29:  Study for this week's WW unit four tests (see notes above regarding date.)

    Wednesday, October 30:

    Thursday, October 31:  no homework

    Friday, November 1:  no homework

     

     

     

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    GRADE 7 LANGUAGE ARTS  

     

    Wednesday, October 9:  a full draft of your Stokes speech is due tomorrow; bring the checklist too; speeches will be presented in class on October 19; use the next few days to review, revise, and rehearse (not memorize!) your speech; Thursday's theme:  wear red, white, and blue to show that Lincoln School is united against bullying. 

    Thursday, October 10:  continue independent work on speech; read it to a parent and have him/her note how much time it took for you to orally read through the speech; ask parents to initial speech too.  For Friday, please be true to Lincoln School and wear your school colors. Together Everyone Achieves More!

    Friday, October 11:  review and practice (not memorize!) speech every day; bring your speech and checklist to class every day next week.  Thanks for dressing for the Week of Respect!  Enjoy your weekend.  :)

    Tuesday, October 15:  complete Wordly Wise unit three B, C, and D; study for Thursday's WW unit three tests; rehearse your speech and bring your checklist in on Friday. (Note:  You must bring a paper copy of your speech to class every day this week.)

    Wednesday, October 16:  sheet 73/74; study for tomorrow's WW unit three tests; rehearse for Friday's speech.

    Thursday, October 17:  Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse!  Bring a paper copy of your speech as well as the checklist to class tomorrow.

    Friday, October 18:  don't forget your morning snack

    Monday, October 21:  Marking period (optional) extra credit guidelines will be distributed today.  All extra credit projects are due by the start of class on Wednesday, October 30.  No late projects will be accepted.  Complete WW unit four sections B-D.

    Tuesday, October 22:  Finish chapter one of the new novel Where the Lilies Bloom. Write one EXCELLENT, detailed jot for each new character (except the hiker) introduced in chapter one. Optional extra credit is due October 30.  The WW tests for unit four will be administered October 31.

    Wednesday, October 23:  Mount Vernon research (details provided in class); EC due October 30.  WW tests will be administered October 31.

    Thursday, October 24:  read and jot for chapter three: optional EC due October 30; WW tests will be administered October 31.

    Friday, October 25:  Martha Washington passage (distributed today) due Tuesday; EC due Wednesday; WW unit four tests Thursday.