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Mrs. Lawton-Haynes - Grade 6-8 Language Arts

Welcome to 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade English

Week of January 14-18

6th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 19:  Adding -ion or -ation
Grammar:  The students will be doing the topic, Evaluating Arguments on Study Island. 

Literature:      Students will read a non-fiction piece, Men From Earth, about the first American astronauts who walked on the Moon.

7th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 19:  Vowel Changes II
Grammar:  Study Island assignment on the topic, Central Ideas(7B), and Text Structure(7A).

Literature:    Students will start reading, The Bar Code Tattoo, by Suzanne Weyn.
                    Students will read a non- fiction piece on "The Titanic."
8th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 19:  Vowel Changes II

Grammar:    Study Island assignment on the topic, Evaluating Arguments(8A), and Author's Point of View(8B).

Literature:     Both classes will start reading the book, The Wave, by Todd Strasser.
Upcoming Events:  

The School-wide Spelling Bee is next Thursday, January 17th, at 9:00 a.m. in the CES cafeteria.

There is no school on Friday, January 18th.  This is an Administrative Day for teachers.