First Week Update

First Homework Assignment is due Tuesday, August 30.

6th Grade

Word of the Week: Abhor

Literary Term: Metaphor

First Class Novel: The Watson’s Go to Birmingham

Grammar Review lessons for the week: Nouns and Verbs

Writing: Starting on Personal Narratives

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7th Grade

Word of the Week: Aberration

Literary Term: Metaphor

First Class Novel: The Outsiders

Grammar Review lessons for the week: Parts of speech

Writing: Starting on Realistic Fiction stories

8th Grade

Word of the Week: Auspicious

Literary Term: Metaphor

First Class Novel: The Endless Steppe or The Book Thief

Grammar Review lessons for the week: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

Writing: Starting on Debating Positions and Complex Arguments

 

 

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