Students are working on The Outsiders project today and tomorrow.  Projects are due Tuesday night Detailed instructions with examples and grading criteria are on Google Classroom. This is a GOLD grade worth 80 points.

Roots 1 Quiz tomorrow!

Graph (write or draw), auto (self), tempo (time), meter (measure), mit/mis (send), ped/pod (foot, feet), spec (look, see), dict (speak, say), form (shape), fin (end)

Remember to look over all affixes, too!

Affix 2 quiz tomorrow!  The quizlet is on Google Classroom.

Remember to study your 15 affixes on your chart for the Affix Quiz 1 tomorrow!  This is a silver grade.

Argument Test (GOLD) is Tuesday, March 20. We have been reading and writing arguments for the last few weeks. Look over your terms and definitions.

Upcoming Assignments:

Argument Paragraph, Tuesday, March 6 (gold) All details in google classroom and class handouts

Spelling Quiz – Tuesday, March 6 (silver) List posted on previous post

Bellwork Check , Wednesday, March 7 (silver)

GOLD BONUS OPPORTUNITY – Recite from memory (or write in front of me if preferred) one to two stanzas of either “Jabberwocky” or “Annabel Lee” or “The Highwayman.” One stanza = 5 gold bonus pts. Two stanzas = 10 gold bonus pts.

Spelling Quiz is Monday, March 5
alliteration, repetition, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, personification, symbolism, simile, imagery, connotation, narrative, allusion/illusion , sense / scents / cents

Don’t forget to bring $$$ for the book fair on Monday! Enjoy your weekend.

POETRY test is Friday, February 23. This is a gold test. Students need to know the different poetic forms and figurative language. They will also have multiple choice questions on two new poems. Students need to be familiar with the poetry we have discussed in depth in class. I will post notes on figurative language to Google classroom.

Students have a SILVER QUIZ on Monday, 2/5, on commonly confused words. They have a handout on these. They are writing 15 original sentences today using any of those words. This is homework if not completed in class.