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Week of March 26

1st Set of Book Posts

Proofreading:  Thursday, March 29

Extra Credit: Thursday, April 5

Due: Friday, April 6 

 

 Week of April 3

1st Set of Book Posts

Proofreading:  Thursday, March 29

Extra Credit: Thursday, April 5

Due: Friday, April 6 

Week of April 9

Wordly Wise #18 work due Thursday, test on Friday

Second Set of Book Posts

Required Nonfiction: Infomerical

Reader's Choice:  HOTS 

                  Due Friday, April 20

                  Extra Credit Due Thursday, April 19

                  Proofreading Due Friday, April 13

 Week of April 16

 

 

 4th Nine Weeks Reading Posts

First Set of Book Posts

Required Author:  TWIST graphic organizer and paragraph

Reader's Choice:  Button Pin

1st Set of Book Posts

Proofreading:  Thursday, March 29

Extra Credit: Thursday, April 5

Due: Friday, April 6

 

Second Set of Book Posts

Required Nonfiction: Infomerical

Dr. P.'s Choice:  HOTS 

                  Due Friday, April 20

                  Extra Credit Due Thursday, April 19

                  Proofreading Due Friday, April 13

Third Set of Book Posts

Reader's Choice: 3-D Poster

Required Author #2: Playlist Project

               Due Friday, May 11

               Extra Credit Due Thursday, May 10

               Proofreading Due Friday, May 4

 

 

8th Reading Assignment

8TH GRADE ELA READING ASSIGNMENT
A Patchwork of America: The Story of Us
Students will respond to each text in a variety of products. Each nine weeks students will be given
an outline of deadlines and instructions.
What a Journey This Will Be!
Students are challenged to read 24 books during the
2017-2018 school year. During each nine weeks students
will read books of their choice along with teacher selected
authors and non fiction categories, which will encourage
students to read some of America’s most iconic writers and
integrate learning across the all of the content areas.
2016-2017
Choose 1 author per nine weeks, 2 non-fiction from the selected categories
(one per category) per nine weeks, and 1 Mrs. Preswood selected text.


1st Nine Weeks
Required Fiction
Required Nonfiction
Required Nonfiction
Reader’s Choice #1
Reader’s Choice #2
Mrs. Preswood’s Selection 

Mark Twain,
Louisa May Alcott, Jack
London, Avi,
Gordon Korman,
Sharon Creech,
James Patterson,
Cynthia Voigt

 

2nd Nine Weeks
Required Author
Required Nonfiction
Required Nonfiction
Reader’s Choice #1
Reader’s Choice #2
Mrs. Preswood’s Selection

Edgar Allan Poe,
SE Hinton, Mildred
Taylor, Rudyard
Kipling, Ray
Bradbury, Wendy
Mass, K.A.
Applegate, Jerri
Spinelli

 

3rd Nine Weeks
Required Author
Required Nonfiction
Required Nonfiction
Reader’s Choice #1
Reader’s Choice #2
Mrs. Preswood’s Selection
Orson Scott Card,
CS Lewis, Madeline
L’engle, L. Frank
Baum, Christopher
Paul Curtis, Carl
Hiaasen, Scott
Westerfield, Linda
Sue Park

 

4th Nine Weeks
Required Fiction
Nonfiction#1
Nonfiction #2
Reader’s Choice #1
Reader’s Choice #2
Mrs. Preswood’s Selection
Walt Whitman,
Emily Dickinson,
Robert Frost,
Langston Hughes,
Walter Dean
Myers, Zora Neal
Houston, Karen
Hesse



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