• Distance Learning 5/3

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 5/3/2020

    Hey Everyone!

    I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. Assignments for this week will open on Canvas a 7pm tonight. I have also reopened all assignments on Canvas until May 15th. Students have until May 15th to turn in any distance learning assignments. Students should have recieved an email from me detailing what assignments I have not recieved from them. They can submit any assignments on Canvas or through email until May 15th for full credit. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns with the work or any information included in the assignments.

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  • Distance Learning Update

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 4/19/2020

    Hey Everyone!

    I hope everyone is staying safe in the weather today. Assignments for this will open on Canvas a 7pm tonight. I have also reopened all assignments on Canvas until May 15th. Students have until May 15th to turn in any distance learning assignments. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns with the work or any information included in the assignments. I will be conferencing with students via canvas this week during the following times: 

    Regular ELA (1st, 5th and 7th blocks) --- Wed. April 22 at 4

    Accelerated ELA (4th Block) --- Wed April 22 at 4:45 

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  • Book Reminder

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 1/27/2020

    This is a reminder that students need to have the book "Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad" by Ann Petry by Feb. 3rd. They were given a letter to give to parents on Jan 9th detailing where and how to get the book. 

     

    I am attaching the letter and  links to buy the book online. 

     

    Novel Letter

     

    LINKS TO BUY THE BOOK ONLINE (IT IS NOT AVAILABLE IN STORES IN THE AREA) 

    AMAZON

    BARNES AND NOBLE

     

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  • Poe Webquest

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 10/25/2019
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  • Homework 10/21-25

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 10/21/2019

    Homework for the week is attached. All assignments are due by Oct 25th (Friday) 

    Assignment

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  • Homework 9.30-10.4

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 10/1/2019

    Students are to complete the following assignments on IXL.com. All assignments will be due on Friday. 

    8th grade language arts 

    F.1

    H.1

    W.4

     

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  • Irony Assignment

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 9/17/2019

    1st and 4th block only need to complete this assignment that was started in class today. (5th and 7th will be doing this tomorrow) 

     

    Irony Assignment

     

    • Create a single comic strip of 1-5 frames or short story (paragraph) that accurately portrays each type of irony.(You will do an individual comic strip/story for each of the 3 types (3 comics or stories in all))  It should be no larger than a sheet of legal paper.

     

    • Your cartoon may visually depict the type of irony that you have chosen, or you may use text to convey your meaning.

     

    • Whether you visually or textually represent the irony within your cartoon strip, you must label the type of irony and explain why the situation is ironic in at least 2-3 well written sentences.

     

    • Your grade will be based on accuracy and clarity in the explanation. Make sure to label the type of irony and proofread it all!

     

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  • Homework 9/16-20

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 9/16/2019

    This week ALL CLASSES have the same assignments. All assignments are due Sept. 20th. 

    Homework 9.16-20

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  • Homework for 9/9-13/19

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 9/11/2019

    Assignment 9.9-13 8 ELA (1st, 5th and 7th Blocks) 

    Accelerated Assignment  (4th Block Honors) 

     

    All assignments are due on Friday Sept 13th

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  • Landlady Pt 2

    Posted by Susan Siegal on 8/21/2019
    • Write a 5 paragraph sequel to “The Landlady”
      • Continue to use the same style and point of view as the original story.
      • Begin with the last line: “ No my dear, Only you…….”
      • You must show evidence of using inferences to make predictions of what will happen in the text.
      • Be Creative.
        • The only thing that you cannot do is change the plot of the original story.

    The Landlady text

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