ELA Homework Grade 8 March 10

ELA Homework: Complete Voyages in English p.39 Ex.3 even numbers; work on graphic organizer that is due Friday; and think about the symbolism of the entire story of “The Lottery”

ELA/Reading Homework Grade 8 March 9

Voyages in English Read p.38 and complete p.39 Ex.2 #1-10 & Ex. 3 only odd numbers; read short story version of “The Lottery” (found in Google Classroom March 5) Compare/contrast it with play and write which you preferred and WHY

LIVING MUSEUM REMINDERS

Living Museum speech must be emailed to either Mr. Delwey or me by Feb 21 the latest. Once your speech is approved, you may begin memorizing it. Remember to include how long your speech took to read aloud. Also poster is due on Friday, Feb.28.

ELA & Reading Homework Grade 8 February 14

ELA & Reading Homework: Complete vocabulary workbook chapter 6; complete The Alchemist activity given out in class today and write speech for living museum (See general announcement). Reminder – test on The Alchemist on your return from winter recess.
Enjoy your break! Happy Presidents’ Day

ELA Homework Grade 8 February 11

Study for ELA test Thursday (review given) and write final draft of Progressive Era essay also due Thursday. Make sure you bring the Alchemist to class on Thursday.

ELA & Reading Homework Grade 8 February 10

ELA & Reading Homework: Complete both sides of both worksheets on Rambling and Wordy sentences given out today; answer the following questions on The Alchemist: 1] relate being an alchemist turning lead into gold as a major theme of the novel. Basically what does it mean? (Hint: “That’s what alchemists do. They show that, when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”) 2] Explain the following quote and discuss to what it refers in the novel: “The boy reached through to the Soul of the World, and saw that it was a part of the Soul of God. And he saw that the Soul of God was his own soul. And that he, a boy, could perform miracles.”