davisenglish Ms. Davis
Dowell Middle School,Language Arts Department Eighth Grade Language Arts Instructor
http://www.mckinneyisd.net
 
Welcome to Eighth Grade Language Arts!


All Classes - Week of May 7th

ADVENTURES FOR READERS (LITERATURE BOOKS)and ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION TEXTBOOKS WILL BE CHECKED IN AT THE END OF THS WEEK.  YOU MUST RETURN ALL TEXTBOOKS, NOVELS AND LIBRARY BOOKS OR PAY FOR THEM BEFORE YOUR FINAL GRADE FOR THE YEAR IS ISSUED TO YOU.

Lesson Plans will include:
MONDAY:  B-DAY
5TH PERIOD:  Computer Lab for Star Testing (8:35-8:55).    TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR (9:00-9:30),
(2) Limericks
(3) Homework: Complete Mug Shot Sentences Wk #29 - Due Wednesday
6th PERIOD: Computer Lab for Star Testing (10:35-10:55)    TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR (11:00-11:30)
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) Finish Limerick Poetry, Students Present Poems to Class
7th PERIOD: Computer Lab for Star Testing (12:35-12:55)     TEXTBOOK: LITERATURE
(1) AR (1:00-1:30)
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) Finish Narrative Poetry

TUESDAY: A-DAY
2nd PERIOD: TEXTBOOK: GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) Grammar:  Review Vocabulary Pretest; Direct Objects and Indirect Objects
3rd  PERIOD: TEXTBOOK: GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) Grammar:  Review Vocabulary Pretest; Direct Objects and Indirect Objects
4th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK: GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) Vocabulary (Page 644) - Students work in pairs to review the words and find those with which they are not familiar to compose a class list of 10 words each with definitions. 
(3) Homework:  Develop a list of ten words and compose 5 complex, 2 compound, and 3 compound complex sentences using them.   Due Thursday


WEDNESDAY:  B-DAY
5th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK: LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Turn in Mug Shot Sentences
(3) LITERATURE:  Students present limericks and turn in
(4) Page 474, "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, Discuss Repetition and Rhyme
(5) Homework:  Mug Shot Paragraph, due Friday
6th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) LITERATURE:  NARRATIVE POETRY  (Page 486)
7th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences
(3) LITERATURE:  Limericks


THURSDAY: A-DAY
2nd PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences Completion and Grade
(3) GRAMMAR:  Usage:  Page 495 - Class Discussion
(4) Homework:  Mug Shot Paragraph - due Friday
3rd  PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) Mug Shot Sentences Completion and Grade
(3) GRAMMAR:  Usage:  Page 495 - Class Discussion
(4) Homework:  Mug Shot Paragraph - Due Friday

4th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  GRAMMAR
(1) AR
(2) GRAMMAR:  Subject Complements:  Page 345, Complete Posttests 1 and 2 (Page 350-351)




FRIDAY: B-DAY
5th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Grade Mug Shot Paragraph
(3) CHECK IN LITERATURE BOOKS
6th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Grade Mug Shot Paragraph
(3) Finish Narrative Poetry
(4) CHECK IN LITERATURE BOOKS
7th PERIOD: TEXTBOOK:  LITERATURE
(1) AR
(2) Grade Mug Shot Paragraph
(3) Finish Limericks
(4) CHECK IN LITERATURE BOOKS




New material will not be introduced during the Week of MAY 14th; instead, we will spend the week in review and no homework other than that designed for final exams will be expected.

The schedule will be slightly altered during this week to accommodate yearbook signing on Monday, EOC Algebra on Wednesday, and eighth grade walk on Friday.

Schedule:

Monday 5/14/01 - A-Day:  4th period is Yearbook Signing, otherwise Preparation for Final Exam

Tuesday 5/15/01 - B-Day:  Regular Schedule - Preparation for Final Exam

Wednesday 5/16/01 - A-Day:  8:30 EOC Algebra, Otherwise Preparation for Final Exam
EOC Algebra:  Ms. Davis' Students Report to:
Mrs. Ball: 
· Grant Truex, and Douglas Herring
Coach Milam: 
· Jonathan Barnes
· Casey Boyle
· Mallory Brenner
· Jeff Buchanan
· Christie Candee
· Lauren Clark
· Cameron Davis
· David Field
· Brad Goodspeed
· Jeremy Hopf
· Mary Knox
· David LaSala
· Sam Nagy
· A.J. Paris
· Tanya Yarbrough
· Chelsea Young

Thursday 5/17/01 - B-Day:  Preparation for Final Exam

Friday 5/18/01 - Schedule change to FOR 8TH GRADE WALK.
8:30 Period 2 reports to Ms. Davis' and we attend walk.
Period 2 returns to Ms. Davis following walk for regular class period.
Period 3 attends regular class period
Period 4 will not have regular class on this day


FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF MAY 21-25

5/21- MONDAY:
Period 5:  Review; Period 6: Review, Period 7: Review and Writing Portion

5/22 - TUESDAY:
Period 2: Review and Writing Portion, Period 3: Review and Writing Portion, Period 4: Review and Writing Portion

5/23 - WEDNESDAY:
Period 5:  Review and Writing Portion, Period 6: Review and Writing Portion, Period 7:  Objective Exam

5/24 - THURSDAY:
Period 2:  Objective Exam, Period 3: Objective Exam, Period 4: Objective Exam

5/25 FRIDAY - EARLY RELEASE 12:00
Period 5: Objective Exam, Period 6: Objective Exam


HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!


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