Weekly Update 10/26-10/30

It’s hard to believe next week is already the end of October! These last few months have flown by!

7th Literature:

We finished reading My Brother Sam Is Dead and the students seemed to enjoy it. Next up is The Giver, a novel about a utopian world that is not exactly what it seems.

Monday: Finish Hamilton and work on final project (due Thursday)

Tuesday: Discuss Utopian societies, Read The Giver chapter 1-2; do discussion questions

Wednesday: My Path

Thursday: Review chapter 1-2, read chapter 3, do discussion questions

Friday: Review chapter 3, read chapters 4-5, do discussion questions

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, October 27 – Begin The Giver by Lois Lowry

Thursday, October 29 – Sam final project due

Wednesday, January 6 – Student needs to bring in their copy of And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie for each student to annotate.

7th Religion:

We are continuing our study of Chapter 4.

Monday: Saint of the day:St. Peter of Alcantara, read and take notes in textbook pgs. 46-47; Saint Pope John Paul II timeline due

Tuesday: Saint of the day: Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza, Luke chapter 4 bible study (chapter 3 due)

Wednesday: Saint of the day: Saints Simon and Jude, attend virtual Mass, reflect on Homily/Gospel, read and take notes on pages 48-49 in textbook

Thursday: Saint of the day: St. Narcissus of Jerusalem, chapter 4 study guide

Friday: Saint of the day: St. Alphonsus Rodriguez, Sunday connection, review study guide

Upcoming dates:

Monday, October 26 – Saint Pope John Paul II Timeline due

Tuesday, October 27 – Luke chapter 3 due

Monday, November 2 – Chapter 4 test

8th Grade Literature:

We have continued reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the performances have been so delightful! The kids are having so much fun and I’m having so much fun watching them!

Monday: Worksheets – Scene design and Introduction of the Fairies

Tuesday: Perform Act III, Scene I

Wednesday: My Path

Thursday: Worksheets – The Transformation of Bottom and Shakespeare’s comedies

Friday: Act III, Scene II

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, January 6 – All students should bring in their own copy of the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. Students will be expected to annotate these books.

Ms. Shupe