Mrs. Standring

 

Announcements:

Please remember to bring in your High School Application Packets

 

November 29, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Short Story Unit Test 11.30, 12.1

7P/7J ELA

  • Wordly Wise 7 A-E due Thursday.

 

November 28, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Short Story Unit Test 11.30, 12.1

7P/7J ELA

  • Read the short story “The Moustache” and answer the comprehension questions.

 

November 21, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Short Story Review Project due Monday after Thanksgiving
  • Short Story Unit Test 11.29

7P/7J ELA

  • WW6 test Tuesday.

 

November 15, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Finish reading “Goin’ Fishin’” and complete the reflection questions emailed to you.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and complete the comprehension questions that were emailed to you.
  • WW6 A-E due Thursday
  • Grammar test on Thursday for PN, PA, DA, DO, as well as all other parts of speech learned (s,v,preposition, adverb, adjective, etc.)

 

November 14, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete the grammar work on Lie and Lay

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW6 A-E due Thursday

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete the writing prompt on “pride” that was emailed to you today.
  • Make sure you have read the story.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Complete the grammar practice that was sent to you.
  • Grammar test on Monday, November 14.

 

November 7, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Read “The Scarlet Ibis” and answer the questions that were given to you.
  • Word List 6 synonym Test Wednesday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Read “Charles” and answer the questiosn that were sent to you.
  • Wordly Wise 5 Test on Wednesday

 

November 4, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Correct the HSPT practice test you took today.
  • Word List 6 synonym Test Wednesday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Complete grammar practice page.
  • Wordly Wise 5 Test on Wednesday

 

November 3, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • HSPT practice test tomorrow.
  • Word List 6 synonym Test Wednesday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Wordly Wise 5 A-E due Friday

November 2, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete indefinite pronoun worksheet. Test tomorrow.
  • Word List 6 synonyms

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Wordly Wise 5 A-E due Friday

 

November 1, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete fewer/less worksheet
  • Read “Sucker”

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Complete Predicate Adjective worksheet
  • Read “The Monkey’s Paw” and answer the attached questions.

 

 

October 31, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • No Homework
  • HSPT practice test Friday, November 4

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please pass in your TMDG ticket to trial for grade.
  • No homework

October 26, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete the symbols and themes quickwrite on “The Lottery” that was emailed to you and return it via email by class time tomorrow.
  • Word list 5 Test will be Monday, October 31

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW4 Test Thursday, October 27
  • TMDG Essay  due Thursday, October 27

October 25, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Read “The Lottery” and prepare the discussion questions.
  • Word list 5 is due on Wednesday, October 26th. Test will be Monday, October 31

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Read “The Tell Tale Heart” and complete the assigned questions.
  • TMDG Essay  due Thursday, October 27

October 24, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please complete grammar packet.
  • Essay on Equality is due on Tuesday, October 25
  • Word list 5 is due on Wednesday, October 26th. Test will be Monday, October 31

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW4 A-E due Monday/ Tuesday for 7J
  • Grammar pages (2) for 7P due on Tuesday, October 25
  • TMDG Essay thesis is due Tuesday, October 25. Entire essay is due Thursday, October 27

 

October 21, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please complete pages 10,11, and 12 in the pronoun grammar packet.
  • Essay on Equality is due on Tuesday, October 25

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW4 A-E due Monday/ Tuesday for 7J
  • TMDG Essay will be due next Thursday, October 27

 

October 20, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please complete pages 8 and 9 in the grammar packet.
  • Essay on Equality is due on Tuesday, October 25

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Prepare your side for TMDG trial assigned to you for the trial tomorrow.
  • WW4 A-E due Monday/ Tuesday for 7J
  • TMDG Essay will be due next Thursday, October 27

October 19, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please read “Harrison Bergeron” and complete the comprehension questions.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Prepare your side for TMDG trial assigned to you by Thursday, October 20

October 18, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please complete pages 1 and 2 in the grammar packet handed out today on Indefinite Pronouns
  • HSPT test 4 is on Wednesday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Prepare your side for TMDG trial assigned to you by Thursday, October 20

October 17, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Please complete the two grammar packets handed out today on Indefinite Pronouns
  • HSPT test 4 is on Wednesday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Finish reading  TMDG and answer the questions that were sent to you.

October 14, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • HSPT List 4 test Wednesday.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Finish reading through page 9 in TMDG and answer the questions that were sent to you.

October 13, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • HSPT List 4 due Friday.
  • Read “The Open Window” and answer the questions that were emailed to you.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Define the vocabulary words for “The Most Dangerous Game.” Due Friday

 

 

October 12, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • HSPT List 4 due Friday. You will have other homework from me for Thursday night so plan accordingly

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Make sure you have completed grammar worksheets 18,19,25 as well as the Indirect Object Worksheet handed out today.

October 11, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete pronoun worksheet
  • ***Make sure you have read “The Fun They Had”

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Answer comprehension questions for  “Chocolate Pudding”  that were emailed to you.

 

October 6, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Word List 3 test

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Finish reading  “Chocolate Pudding”
  • WW3  Test will be next Tuesday, October 11.

October 5, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Continue work on “The Fun They Had” vocab, and questions as well as Word List 3 –all is due when we meet for class again on Friday so plan accordingly
  • If you had class today, and received the Grammar sheets, all are due on Friday.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Complete the vocabulary sentences for “Chocolate Pudding”
  • WW3  Test will be next Tuesday, October 11.

October 4, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Continue work on “The Fun They Had” vocab, and questions as well as Word List 3 –all is due when we meet for class again on Friday so plan accordingly

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW3 is due Wednesday. Test will be next Tuesday, October 11.

 

October 3, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • No Homework–You will work on “The Fun They Had” vocab, and questions as well as Word List 3 tomorrow in class.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • No Homework–Testing

September 30, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • No Homework

 

7P/7J ELA

  • No Homework

 

 

September 29, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Study for Grammar Quiz Friday

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Grammar quiz  Friday this week

September 28, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete the Intertexuality compariston between “The Necklace” and Cinderella
  • Grammar Quiz rFriday this week

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please read “Another April” and answer the comprehension questions that were emailed to you.
  • Grammar quiz  Friday this week

September 27, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Complete the characterization chart for “The Necklace”
  • Grammar Quiz Thursday or Friday this week

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please complete the grammar worksheet Adverbs, Infinitives, and Prep Phrases.
  • WW2  Test Wednesday September 28
  • Grammar quiz Thursday or Friday this week

 

September 26, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Finish reading “The Necklace” and complete Part 1 and 3 on story study guide.
  • Grammar Quiz Thursday or Friday this week

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please complete the grammar worksheet on PN and DO (packet 1)
  • WW2 A-E due Monday. Test Wednesday September 28
  • Grammar quiz Thursday or Friday this week

 

September 23, 2016

 

8S/8P ELA

  • Word List 2 Test on Monday, September 26
  • Complete and check Nom and Obj worksheets started in class.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please complete the two worksheets on PN and DO (pages 2 and 3)
  • WW2 A-E due Monday. Test Wednesday September 28

 

September 22, 2016

 

8s/8P ELA

  • Edit your “Lady or the Tiger” essay. Print final copy to turn in.
  • Word List 2 Test on Monday, September 26

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW2 A-E due Monday. Test Wednesday September 28

8P/8P ELA

  • Please write your ending for “The Lady or the Tiger.” Be creative!!

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Finish reading “First Confession” and answer the comprehension questions.

September 20, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Answer the questions for L or T and complete 2 sections of the Ambiguity chart.
  • HSPT List Test Friday 9.23
  • Please have all Summer Reading Essays signed and returned.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Direct object sheet that was handed to you at the end of the day.

September 19, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • HSPT List 2 Synonyms due Tuesday, Test Friday 9.23
  • Answer Quick Write that was sent to you.
  • Please have all Summer Reading Essays signed and returned.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Direct object sheet that was handed to you at the end of the day.

September 16, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Grammar packet parts 3 and 4

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Direct Object packet

September 15, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • HSPT word list 1, Synonyms  Test Friday.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW 1  Test Friday.
  • Summer reading essay is due Friday, September 16

September 14, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  •  Grammar Packet Sections 1 and 2 due Thursday
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15
  • HSPT word list 1, Synonyms  Test Friday.

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW 1 A-E due Thursday, Test Friday.
  • Complete sections 3 and 4 in the grammar packet
  • Summer reading essay is due Friday, September 16

September 13, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Complete Grammar Packet
  • HSPT word list 1, Synonyms  Test Friday.
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

 

7P/7J ELA

  • WW 1 A-E due Thursday, Test Friday.
  • Summer reading essay is due Friday, September 16

 

September 12, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Complete HSPT word list 1, Synonyms due Tuesday, Test Friday.
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Choose climax for summer reading essay and write up notes for this for paper.
  • Summer reading essay is due Friday, September 16

 

September 7, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Summer reading test will be Monday, September 12
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Summer reading test will be Monday, September 12
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

First school Mass is on Thursday, September 8th, 2016.

 

September 6, 2016

 

8P/8P ELA

  • Please have your contract signed
  • Please bring your summer reading books to school with you the second day of school, Wednesday, September 7th 2016
  • Summer reading test will be Monday, September 12
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

 

7P/7J ELA

  • Please have your contract signed
  • Please bring your summer reading books to school with you the second day of school, Wednesday, September 7th 2016
  • Summer reading test will be Monday, September 12
  • Summer reading essay is due Thursday, September 15

First school Mass is on Thursday, September 8th, 2016.