8th Grade

Every year, we start out with the Idea trait of the six traits of writing. In addition to the first trait, we also focus on grammar and editing. Peer editing is a major component of our class and it is important to learn it early in the year.


Tuesday, September 1st- We learned about subject verb agreement

                                    Homework- None


Wednesday, September 2nd-  Subject verb agreement review. Subject verb agreement quiz.

                                  Homework- None. Spelling Tic-tac-toe are due on friday.


Thursday, September 3rd-  Reviewed subject verb agreement.

                                Homework- Tic-tac-toe blocks due friday. Study for vocab quiz.


Friday, September 4th- Vocab Quiz

                                Homework- Get progress reports signed by next friday

*****There is a gap from September the 4th until Monday the 14th because the other site stopped functioning and Educatorpages did not return my e-mail to fix my account. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Monday, September 14th- We did pages 232,235,238,241,244, and 245. We did all part A and followed the directions in the book to complete our work.

                                   Homework- Study all 25 vocabulary words for the big quiz on Friday ( we will receive our 5 newest words tomorrow, we did not receive them today because so many 8th graders were gone for sports).

Thursday, September 17th- Finished bookwork. Started writing a narrative story

                                Homework- Study all 25 words for vocab quiz on friday.

 Friday, September 18th- Vocab quiz over all 25 words.

                           Homework- none

 Monday, September 21st- Got new vocab words.

                           Homework- Tic-tac-toe blocks due friday

 Tuesday,September 22nd-Worked on bookwork, and rough drafts.

                          Homework- Tic-tac-toe blocks due friday, and rough drafts are due tomorrow

Wednesday,September 23rd-Worked on rough drafts

                          Homework- rough drafts, and tic-tac-toe blocks due friday

Thursday, September 24th-Went over rough drafts

                         Homework- Tic-tac-toe blocks due tomarrow, study for vocab quiz tomarrow.


Friday, September 25th- Spelling test and checked rough draft


 Monday, September 28th- Got new vocab words.

                          Homework- Tic-tac-toe blocks due friday

Tuesday, September 29th- Went over rough drafts

                         Homework- 2nd draft, and tic-tac-toe blocks due friday