Preston English 8 Instructions for Week Beginning April 7th thru Semana Santa

Written by Nick Preston. Posted in Grade8, MS Coordinator, Student Info

1.  Be sure to use this guide to help you review for the final test on To Kill a Mockingbird to be held on Friday, April 11th.  Final Test Guide

2.  You will need to complete Editorial 6, “Who is the Mockingbird?”  Here is a planning guide to help you.  Editorial graphic organizer

3. You will need to complete Editorial 5 (IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO ALREADY), “Halloween Night” Editorial graphic organizer

4.  You will need to submit a complete booklet with ALL of your editorials, 1-6 by Thursday, April 24th.  The booklet should be bound, have CLEAN copies of all the editorials, and have a culturally appropriate title/cover page (the title of your newspaper?).  Ask Mr. Preston if you need more details, beyond what he gives you in class.

5. Remember that you should have turned in Spelling 21, Reading Check 27-31, and the TKAM project that were all due last week.  In order to receive some credit, these MUST be submitted by Friday, April 11th.

English 8 Homework Due March 14th

Written by Nick Preston. Posted in Grade8, MS Coordinator, Student Info

All Students should complete the following FIVE assignments

1. Spelling 18

2. Chapter 17-19 Reading Check (most of this will be done in school)

3. Create an editorial (using the editorial planning sheet) on “The Trial.”  DO NOT proceed to the verdict.

Here is the RUBRIC FOR EDITORIALS  THIS WILL BE DUE ON TUESDAY 18TH (class 8.1) OR WEDNESDAY 19TH (class 8.2)

4. EITHER:

Independent Reading: Among the Hidden Study Guide Chapters 14-16

OR

Independent Reading Log (3 nights only, NOT SSR)

5.  Complete the illustrated character analysis that we mostly finished in class.

Preston 8: Semana Blanca Homework

Written by Nick Preston. Posted in Grade8, MS Coordinator, Student Info

8.1 Class DUE Tuesday, February 25th (first day back)

8.2 Class DUE Wednesday, February 26th (First English class back)

Read To Kill a Mockingbird chapters 7-9 and answer the questions Chapter 7-9 Reading Check

Complete Editorial Number One: Who is Boo Radley?  Use the resources and directions below and check out the sample here.

editorial writing instructions

editorial planning sheet

tkam sample editorial 1

If you need any of our resources for To Kill a Mockingbird, they can be downloaded and printed from the links below:

video questions

OVERVIEW 2014