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English 8

September 26, 2017

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Click here to see the course syllabus
Click here to see overall lesson plans

Helpful links
  Quizlet class (flash cards/review games)
  Google classroom (code to join is 5nvbpi2)
  NoRedInk (code to join is quiet glove 36, use Google account to sign in)
  Vocabulary.com (then use Google account to log in)
  ReadWorks (use Google account to sign in, class code is JUNEH3)

Click below for individual lessons
  Analogies (1/3 audio)
  Synonyms, antonyms, and analogies worksheet (1/3-1/4)
  Prefixes and suffixes (1/4-1/9)

  Holocaust background notes (1/8-1/10)
  Diary of Anne Frank vocabulary words (1/15)
  Root words chart (1/15- )

 

First semester
  Parts of Speech packet period 1 or period 2 (8/18 and 8/21)
  Parts of Speech day 2 period 1 or period 2 (8/21 audio)
  Parts of Speech Practice (8/22)
  Editing Hints Sheet
  Sentence fluency packet and worksheets period 1 or period 2 (8/24-9/1)
  Parts of a sentence and recognizing fragments (8/24 audio)
  Correcting run-ons and comma splices (8/29 audio)

  Vivid verbs worksheet period 1 or period 2 (9/8 and 9/11)
  Word choice sample essays period 1 or period 2 (9/12 and 9/13)
  Descriptive essay characteristics day 1 period 1 (9/13 audio)
  Descriptive essay characteristics day 2 period 1 or period 2 (9/14 audio)
  Descriptive essay outline instructions (9/15 audio)
  Sentence fluency revision strategies worksheet and audio (9/22)
  Essay editing and revision instructions (9/25 audio)
  Sample essay editing (9/25)

  Literary terms notes (9/29, 10/2, 10/3)
  Context clues packet period 1 or period 2 (10/3, 10/4)
  Short stories vocabulary words (10/4, 10/9, 10/10)
  "The Ransom of Red Chief" reading guide (10/5, 10/6)
  "The Dinner Party" discussion day 1 period 1 (10/20 audio)
  TDA packet period 1 or period 2 (10/23-10/24)
  TDA day 1 period 1 or period 2 (10/23 audio)
  Commas rules (11/6 audio--also see editing hints sheet listed toward top)
  Commas worksheets (11/7-11/9)
  Capitalization rules period 1 or period 2 (11/10 audio--also see editing hints sheet)
  End punctuation and apostrophes rules (11/13 audio)
  Capitalization and end punctuation worksheet (11/13-11/14)
  Apostrophes worksheets (11/14-11/15)
  A Place I Enjoy essay requirements (11/15 audio)
  Semicolons, colons, hyphens, and quotation marks rules (11/16 audio)
  Other punctuation marks worksheet (11/17)
  Essay editing practices (11/20 and 11/27)

  Killing Mr. Griffin vocabulary words (11/29-11/30)
  Killing Mr. Griffin character chart period 1 or period 2
  Killing Mr. Griffin Ch 1-4 reading guide (12/5 audio)
  Killing Mr. Griffin Ch 5-10 reading guide (12/8 audio)
  Killing Mr. Griffin Ch 11-14 reading guide period 1 or period 2 (12/12 audio)
  Killing Mr. Griffin Ch 15-19 reading guide period 1 or period 2 (12/14 audio)
  Killing Mr. Griffin TDA outline period 1 or period 2 (12/15)
  Killing Mr. Griffin test review (12/15 audio)