mrsswint Mrs. Swint
Howard Phifer Middle School 8th grade Language Arts
http://www,pennsauken.net
 
WELCOME STUDENTS TO MRS. SWINT'S CLASSROOM PAGE. THIS PAGE IS FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO GET HIGH GRADES IN LANGUAGE ARTS. YOU DON'T NEED TO ALREADY BE AN A STUDENT. ALL YOU NEED IS TO COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENTS AND PRACTICE EXERCISES ON THIS WEBSITE, AND YOU TOO CAN MAKE THE GRADE!!!

THIS PAGE WILL INFORM YOU OF EACH MARKING PERIOD'S READING SCHEDULE, IMPORTANT DUE DATES AND EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENTS, AND ALSO OFFER STUDY GAMES.  BE SURE TO CHECK IN MONTHLY FOR UPDATES.

DEC.-JAN. SCHEDULE:
    VOCAB. FOR THE GIVER- CHECK OUT WEBSITE STUDY GAMES
    READING UNIT- CHANGES AND CHOICES
    THEME- THIS UNIT DEALS WITH CHANGES THAT PEOPLE MAKE AS
    THEY MATURE, WHAT CHALLENGES RESULT FROM THESE CHANGES,
    CHOICES THAT PEOPLE MAKE WHEN FACED WITH CHALLENGES,
    AND QUALITIES THAT HELP PEOPLE FACE CHANGE SUCCESSFULLY.

    PRACTICE THE VOCABULARY WORDS FOR THIS UNIT BY PLAYING
    WEBSITE STUDY GAMES. (See link below for literary term
    practice)

   REQUIRED PROJECT- BOOK SELLER'S DAY! DUE JAN. 14TH (pd
                     3/5)     JAN. 22 (pd. 8/9)
                    
   REQUIRED PAPER  - PROLIGUE OR EPILOGUE



EXTRA CREDIT FOR FIRST MARKING PERIOD:
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WORTH UP TO 100% ON ANY HOMEWORK OR CLASSWORK ASSIGNMENT OR UP TO 10 POINTS ON A TEST:

DO "THE GIVER" COMIC BOOK. DIRECTIONS IN THE CHPT. 1-5 PACKET. (This is only extra credit for period 3/5) This is REQUIRED for all other classes.

INDEPENDENT READING PROJECTS FOR EXTRA CREDIT:
SEE 91 WAYS TO RESPOND TO READING SHEETS

REMEMBER THAT EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE END OF THE MARKING PERIOD. IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN 3 HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS MISSING, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENTS.
YOU MAY USE WWW.PUZZLEMAKER.COM

WORTH UP TO 2 100% HOMEWORK OR CLASSWORK ASSIGNMENTS OR UP TO 20 POINTS ON A TEST:
GIVE A LESSON ON CREATING A WEB PAGE AND CREATE ONE THAT DISCUSSES CHANGES AND CHOICES OF YOUNG PEOPLE FROM A PARTICULAR RELIGION, OR CULTURE. (EX. RITUALS OF MANHOOD OR WOMANHOOD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN AN AFRICAN VILLAGE OR JEWISH CULTURE. INCLUDE THE CHOICES THESE YOUNG PEOPLE MUST MAKE TO BECOME CONSIDERED RESPONSIBLE ADULTS)
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