Year-long Activities



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  • Mr. Lorenzoni

Year-long Activities

  • Daily Oral Language
  • Students begin the hour by correcting two grammatically incorrect sentences
  • Parts of speech will be reviewed
  • Corrections are given and discussed
  • Quiz after 7 – 10 sentences

Writing At A Glance

  • Persuasive Writing
  • Narrative Writing
  • Plays
  • Hero Cycle
  • Knowledge and Experience
  • Quick Writes/Responses

Memory Book

  • A student autobiography written over the course of three months
  • Focus of this project is the writing process
  • Pictures and memorabilia are included in a scrapbook-like binder
  • One essay will be due in October, one in November and one in December
  • Project guidelines available today

M.E.A.P. Testing

  • The M.E.A.P. tests will be administered
  • October 9th – 11th and 16th,17th
  • Eighth grade testing involves the following subjects:
      • English/Language Arts
      • Science
      • Math

Novel Unit: *Reading *Discussion *Vocabulary *Writing

  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • *** Prejudice ***

Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen

  • *** Standing up for
  • what is right ***
  • Novel Unit:
  • *Reading
  • *Discussion
  • *Vocabulary
  • *Writing

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis

  • >Overcoming Adversity
  • Novel Unit
  • Reading
  • Discussion
  • Vocabulary
  • Writing

Webpage

  • http://www.kingsford.org/kmsweb
  • 1. Devices in class must be off, unless instructed otherwise.
  • 2. Devices must be used for educational purposes only.
  • 3. Devices cannot leave the room for: a.Restroom Visit
  • b. Nurse
  • c. Locker
  • d. Locker Room
  • 4. If any student needs to leave the room, device must be turned in to teacher.
  • 5. Students will get their device back upon return to class.
  • 6. Students are responsible for the care of their devices.
  • Thank you for attending today’s breakfast!
  • Have a great day!

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