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