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Week of December 4

Wordly Wise #13 work due on Thursday, test on Friday

 

 Week of December 11

Tuesday: Field trip to Reel to Reel

Wednesday:  1/2 day Remeber to bring your breakfast items.

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Nine Weeks Reading Posts

 

 

 

 

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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