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    Week 8 (October 2nd -5th)

    All materials for Unit Two The Call of the Wild by Jack London have been provided by STPSB. The Call of the Wild packets will be kept in our classroom daily to prevent lost or damaged packets.

    Click the link here to access a pdf of the novel.The Call of the Wild

    Lesson 1

    Quote Discussion

    Epigraph Analysis

    Vocabulary Chart

    Constructed Response Exam

    Lesson 2

    Read, Discuss, and Analyze Paragraphs 1-21

    Vocabulary Chart

    Lesson 3

    Read, Discuss, and Analyze Paragraphs 22 - 34

    Vocabulary Chart

    Lesson 4

    Finish Reading, Discussing, and Analyzing Chapter 1 

    Vocabulary Chart

     

    AgendaWeek 7 (September 25th - 29th) Agenda

    Federigo's Falcon by Giovanni Boccaccio Federigo's Falcon 

    Federigo's Falcon Vocabulary List (listed and defined in the story)

    Federigo's Falcon Frame Story Federigo's Falcon Frame Story

    Greek and Latin Packet 7

    Critical Reading: Child Labor in the United States Child Labor in the US

    Week 6 (September 18th - 22nd) Agenda

    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Reading Guide (Vocabulary Included) TCJFCC Reading Guide/Vocabulary 

    Character Analysis Brainstorming Organizer Brainstorming Chart

    Note-taking Note-taking Essay Prep

    Character Analysis Essay 2.4 Essay Outline 

    Character Analysis Thesis Statement Character Analysis Thesis Statement

    Character Analysis Essay Rubric 2.4 Essay Rubric 

    Character Analysis Peer Editing Guide Character Analysis Peer Editing Guide

    Week VI Vocabulary Week VI Vocabulary

     

    Week 5 (September 11th-15th) Agenda 

    Computer Lab 202: NoRedInk Activity-Quiz Review-StoryBoard Combination

    Literary Notes for The Raven The Raven Literary Notes

    The Raven by Edgar A. Poe-Elements of Poetry/Figurative Language The Raven

    Quiz on The Monkey's PawThe Tell-Tale Heart, and The Raven

    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 

    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Reading Guide (Vocabulary Included) TCJFCC Reading Guide/Vocabulary

    Library Visit (Thursday, September 14th)

    Literary Analysis-Short Stories

    Words 8th Grader's Should Know: Vocabulary Set 5 Vocabulary Set 5

    Greek and Latin Packet 5 (Students will receive this packet in class.)

    Week 4 (September 5th-8th) Agenda

    The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs The Monkey's Paw Interactive Reader

    The Monkey's Paw Discussion Questions TMP Discussion Questions

    The Monkey's Paw Vocabulary (The vocabulary list is part of the Interactive Reader.) 

    The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar A. Poe The Tell Tale Heart 

    The Tell-Tale Heart Discussion Questions TTTH Discussion Questions

    The Tell-Tale Heart Vocabulary TTTH Vocabulary

    Words 8th Grader's Should Know: Vocabulary Set 4 Set 4 Vocabulary

    Greek and Latin Packet 4 (Students will receive this packet in class.)

    The Monkey's Paw and The Tell-Tale Heart quizzes are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 13th, 2017.

     Vocabulary Set 3 Vocabulary 3

     Week 2 The Landlady The Landlady