8th Grade Language Arts
Every Thursday and Friday we write....
1st Assignment: Narrative
Due Date is NO LATER than November 22nd,
Expect feedback by December 5th.
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rubric for assignment
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
Quarter 2 is Here!
How can I read to remember?
Unit Question: How do our Language A skills support learning across subjects?
Common Core Standards to be addressed:
Homework: Beginning September 11th, students will read 4 nights a week for at least 15-20 minutes and write in their journals for 10 min.
Reflection letters are due on Thursdays.
3rd READING JOURNAL CHECK
will be November 20, 2013 you should have 40 total entries by then.
Expect feedback on Dec. 2nd
Assignment & rubrics are below.
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Common Core Standards explained by PPS.
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Purdue Owl online writing help page OWL
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