Category Archives: 8th grade

Gearing up for Purim!

Perfect Punctuation by: Maddie M. This week in Language Arts, sixth grade continued to learn about colons and semicolons. A colon introduces something, while a semicolon connects something. You use a colon to: introduce a list, introduce a quote, and … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Purim! Have you bought your Shalach Manot basket?

6th Grade Update by: Jacob M. In language arts this week, we have just started The Giver.  The book is about a boy who lives in a community and he has to go to a ceremony. The ceremony is when … Continue reading

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Fun February Fiction

Commas and Colons Collide for 6th Grade by: George S. This week we in language Arts we are stating a new unit: Colons and Semi-colons! Our class, 6th grade, just finished commas, so now we’re onto another unit.  Colons are … Continue reading

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Frosty February

The Middle School was able to meet Stanlee Stahl, the Executive VP of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous in NYC on Thursday.  Stahl taught the students how the Christians and Muslims risked their lives to save Jews from death … Continue reading

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Brrrr….It’s Cold, but We are Working Hard!

Krakow Ghetto. Platzow. Trzebinia. Birkenau. Auschwitz by: Talia Z. This week in L.A., the sixth grade continued reading the book titled Prisoner B-3087.     It is about a young boy who was only 10 when the horrors of World War II … Continue reading

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New Novels, New Year, New Grammar

The Trial in “To Kill A Mockingbird” by: Julia D. This week in 8th Grade Language Arts, we began reading the trial in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. We have been acting out the trial instead of just … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah!

 Brilliant Book in 6th Grade by: Lily D. This week in Language Arts, we finished our book. The book is called The Night of the Burning. It was written by Linda Press Wulf. It is about two sisters in Poland, … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Hanukkah Time

        Grammar and To Kill a Mockingbird! by: Abigail F. This week in 8th-grade language arts, we reviewed some of our topics from last year. We have been reviewing colon and semicolon rules. We talk about when … Continue reading

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Dazzling December

6th Grade by: Maya L. In Mrs.Teitelbaum’s class we are learning about independent clauses. An independent clause is when there is a part of a sentence that can stand alone. Here is an example: We know Jim can get the … Continue reading

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Time for Gratitude, Gratefulness, and Giving

Devorah’s Distress: The Night of the Burning and More in the 6th Grade        By: Sam K. This week in Language Arts, we continued learning about independent clauses and phrases. An independent clause  MUST contain a subject, verb, and … Continue reading

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