Students should have completed their Google Slides research project presentation. They will begin presenting these on Thursday, April 27. 

Spelling quiz on Wednesday, May 26.  onomatopoeia, hyperbole, metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, symbolism, paradox, allusion, alliteration


Aspire Reading will be Thursday for 1st and 3rd periods and Friday for 2nd and 6th periods.  

Next week, we will meet in the media center from Tuesday to Friday  for a research project. This will be a gold grade. Students will receive detailed instructions on Google Classroom. 

The spelling quiz has been postponed!  We are continuing to compare and contrast multi-cultural Cinderella tales. Students will have a test on two of these stories on April 11.  

Have a great break!!!

Students will have a spelling quiz on Friday, April 7, on literary devices – onomatopoeia, hyperbole, metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, symbolism, paradox, allusion, alliteration

Reminder – GOLD TEST – Poetry – Thursday, 3/23.  The test will cover poetic forms (limerick, sonnet, haiku, elegy, etc…), literary devices (simile, metaphor, imagery, personification, allusion, hyperbole, etc…), and comprehension of two new poems.  Students have a handout on the forms and should have a page of notes for all of the literary devices.  This is a multiple choice test worth 75 points. 

Students are learning about figurative language and poetic forms as well as reading and interpreting various poems. Students will have a GOLD test on this material next Thursday, March 23.

GOLD TEST FRIDAY, 3/3 – Commonly Confused Words and Literary Terms

Students need to study for this; they have two handouts on the commonly confused words and their own handwritten definitions of the lit terms (metaphor, simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, symbolism, personification, hyperbole, allusion, paradox, imagery). 

All students need to complete today’s assignment on

Those students who finished in class have a grade on INOW. The assignment name is Readworks Comprehension II.  If the grade is blank, then one or both of the question sets were not submitted and need to be completed. This is a silver grade.

The two assignments from today are “Special Delivery” and “Native American Homes.”