Homework

October 17, 2018

7A & 7B: All personal narratives are due tomorrow if you have not already submitted the final copy. You MUST also submit the rough draft, graphic organizer, and rubric.

8A & 8B: All final copies of the personal narratives are due tomorrow. You MUST resubmit the rough draft as well as the new copy. Rubric and graphic organizer is also to be submitted. You will have a final noun assessment on Thursday, October 25th.  Page 10 of VIE is due tomorrow.

All World Hunger Essays are due on October 30th. Please submit 2 copies. Thank you. Please support the coat drive. Thank you.


October 16, 2018

7A & 7B: Have test signed.
7A: New copy of personal narrative is due on Wednesday, October 17th. Be sure to submit the original, graphic organizer, rubric, and new copy according to the directives given in class about spacing, etc. 
7A & 7B: Be sure to be reading your outside reading book. 

8A & 8B: Your revised personal narrative is due on Thursday, October 18th. Be sure to submit all papers required. Be sure that you are reading your outside reading book.

8A: VIE workbook, p. 10. Have signed. 
Tomorrow is the Candy for Cancer sale. Please be supportive. 
NJHS permission slips for KIC must be returned tomorrow. 
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October 15, 2018
7A & 7B: Have test signed.
7A: New copy of personal narrative is due on Wednesday, October 17th. Be sure to submit the original, graphic organizer, rubric, and new copy according to the directives given in class about spacing, etc.
7A & 7B: Be sure to be reading your outside reading book. 

8A: Your revised personal narrative is due on Thursday, October 18th. Be sure to submit all papers required. Be sure that you are reading your outside reading book.


October 11, 2018
7A: VIE wkbk p 10. Study prepositions A-P
7B: VIE txbk p 199. Odds or Evens

7A Religion: Mass test tomorrow  Bring in string, ribbon, or yarn. Print out pics of the parts of the Mass. 
 
8A: VIE txbk p 199 Continue and finish classwork
8B: VIE txbk p 199 Odds or Evens



October 9, 2018:
7A: VIE wkbk p. 9, #s`1-17
7A & 7B: Your mystery book is due into school tomorrow. Please have the form you were given filled out and parent signature. Thank you.
8A & 8B: VIE wkbk p. 9, #s 1-28
Your mystery book is due tomorrow in school.  Be sure to fill out the paper you were given and have parent signature.  Thank you.  
Tomorrow is a $5.00 dress down day in support of the Lymphoma Society. Please support our school family affected by Lymphoma. Wear purple


October 3, 2018
7A: Make corrections to preposition quiz and have signed.
7A & 7B: Prepare for tomorrow's noun assessment by reviewing spelling rules for singular and plural nouns, and knowing subject complements and direct objects, indirect objects, objects of the preposition, object complements. Tomorrow I will collect your typed personal narrative rough drafts. 

8A & 8B: Prepare for tomorrow's noun assessment by reviewing spelling rules for singular and plural nouns, and knowing subject complements and direct objects, indirect objects, objects of thepreposition, object complements. Tomorrow I will collect your typed personal narrative rough drafts. 


 October 2, 2018
7A: VIE txbk, pp 8 & 9 Ex. 1, 2, 3 to be completed according to the column directions given and demonstrated in class.
7A Religion: All students are to have religion test for Prayer of St. Francis signed. For those students who need to redo the Prayer of St. Francis, it is to be rewritten on loose leaf paper and signed.
7B: Refer to yesterday's homework assignment.
7A & 7B: Memorize A, B, D, E, F prepositions for Friday. Rough drafts of personal narrative are due on Friday. 

8A & 8B: VIE wkbk p. 7, ex. 2. All personal narratives are to be printed and submitted on Thursday. Prepare for noun assessment on Friday as discussed in class. 
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 October 1, 2018
7A & 7B: VIE textbook pp 8 & 9, Ex. 1, 2, & 3 to be completed in your notebook. Have signed. Test corrections on separate looseleaf. Have test and corrections signed. Prepare for noun assessment on Friday, 10/5. As well study parts of the Roman Catholic Mass. 

8A: VIE wkbk. p 7, ex. 1. Make all test corrections on loose leaf. Have both the test and the corrections signed. 
8A & 8B: Prepare for noun assessment planned for Friday, 10/5.


September 27, 2018
8A & 8B: Complete VIE text p. 6. Follow directions and diagram those with subject complements as reviewed in class. Memorize subject pronouns: I, he, she, we, they, you, it, who. As well review spelling rules for Y, O, and words that get -es.

7A: VIE tx p 7, ex. 2. Complete and diagram those that have S.C. 


September 26, 2018
8B: Complete the Quizizz on Google Classroom. For the questions that ask for a subject complement, diagram the sentence with the subject, linking verb, and subject complement as reviewed in class today.
8A: refer to yesterday's posted assignment. 


7A: VIE wkbk p. 7. Ex. 2 Diagram all sentences that have a subject complement for numbers as reviewed in class today. 
7B: VIE wkbk p. 6
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September 25, 2018

7A: VIE wkbk p. 6, ex. 1 only. Complete in pencil.
Have test and test corrections signed.
MEMORIZE...YES, MEMORIZE prepositions A & B for a quiz on Friday.

8A: Have test and test corrections signed.
Complete rough draft of your personal narrative completed by Thursday. On Friday you will be quizzed on the test material that you corrected. 

8B: Have test and test corrections signed
Complete rough draft of your personal narrative for tomorrow. On Friday you will be quizzed on the test material that you corrected.
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September 19, 2018
7A: complete p 5 in VIE wkbk. Have signed. Have returned tests signed. 
7B: complete p 4 in VIE wkbk. Have signed. Have returned tests signed.
Be sure to prepare for the spelling rules test on Friday. Review all rules.  Check google classroom for the invitation so you can see additional information.  

8B: Complete the outline given out for your personal narrative. Complete p 4 of VIE wkbk. Go on google classroom 
8A: Be sure to have the personal narrative with you and completed. 
8A & 8B: Spelling rules tests on Friday. 
Be sure to prepare for the spelling rules test on Friday. Review all rules.  Check google classroom for the invitation so you can see additional information.  


September 18, 2018

7A: p 4 in VIE wkbk. Complete in pencil. Have signed. 
8A: Complete the timeline worksheet for your personal narrative.
8B: VIE p. 3. Be prepared to begin your personal narrative.
8A & 8B: Prepare for a spelling test on the spelling rules covered. Be sure to know how to write the singular and plural of larva, crisis, thesis, antenna, datum, cactus, oasis

September 17, 2018
7A & 7B: VIE p. 3. Complete in pencil. Have signed.
8A: VIE p. 3. Be prepared to begin personal narrative.
Tomorrow is class picture day. Complete uniform is required. 

September 13, 2018
7A & 7B: Vocabulary quiz on chp. 1
8A & 8B: Vocabulary quiz on chp. 1


September 12, 2018
7A & 7B: complete pp 12, 13, 14, & 15 of vocab. Fill ins. You do not hav to do the writing part. Have signed. 

8B: Complete pp 11 in vocab.

September 11, 2018
7A & 7B: You will have your summer reading assessment tomorrow. Review themes and character traits. 
8A & 8B: You were not assigned any homework this evening.

September 10, 2018
7A & 7B: Complete VIA pp 8, 9, 10, & 11. Have signed. Tomorrow you will have your summer reading assessment.

8A: Complete VIA pp 8, 9, & 10.
8A & 8B: you will have your summer reading assessment.

September 6, 2018
7A & 7B: Compose 10 sentences describing your room. Each sentence must have 2 prepositional phrases. 3 of the sentences will use multiword proportions. Bracket the prepositional phrases and circle the object of the preposition. Ex: My room is sunny and warm [with yellow curtains] but bright [because of the electric blue paint]. Curtains and paint would be circled as the objects of the prepositions. Thank you.

8A & 8B: Complete exercises 1, 2 & 3 on pp 124 & 125 in VIE. Write only the prepositional phrases in each sentence. Underline the preposition and circle the object of the preposition. Please complete this work in your notebook. Thank you.


Sept. 5, 2018
7A & 7B: Voyages in Eng. Textbook p 125 ex. 1, 2, & 3 to be completed in note book. DO NOT COPY OUT SENTENCES. Have signed. 

Please return both emergency cards. Please be sure parent signature is on the back of each. Thank you. Please check all hand-outs that went home today. 





















June 7, 2018
By tomorrow all verbal facts should be complete. Your quizizz game should be close to completion, which leaves the poem. Continue to think about what you should do for the project.

June 4, 2018
7A & 7B: EIE p 84
For those of you who did not complete EIE pp 109 & 110, the pages must be submitted tomorrow.

May 31, 2018
7A & 7B:  EIE pp 76 & 77 parts A & B


May 30, 2018
7A & 7B: complete EIE p. 75, part B and p. 87 part A & B.



Parents'  Association 5K run and 1K Fun Run
Don't forget that the 5K/1k fun run is coming up quickly on June 2nd. Come out and see if you can beat Mr. Casali in the race!! There will be prizes for the top boy and girl runners in each grade. The class who has the most kids participating in the 5K and Fun Run will get a free pizza party. Get your signups in ASAP and be ready to run. 

May 22, 2018
8A & 8B: EIE p 117-121 Part A only.


May 21, 2018
8A & 8B: Tomorrow you are to submit your printed essay on To Kill a Mockingbird. Please see google classroom for the outline. 

7B: Complete chapter 9 of vocabulary. Have your google slides rubric signed. 


May 14, 2018
7B: Complete p. 147 of EIE.
7A & 7B: Prepare for clause retest tomorrow.
8A: Prepare for clause retest for tomorrow.
8B: Prepare for clause retest for Wednesday.

May 7, 2018
7A Religion: You will retake the Roman Catholic Mass test tomorrow.
STUDY

7A & 7B: Lyddie, chp. 16. Be prepared for a quiz.
8A & 8B: EIE p 170




8A & 8B: Read chp 23.
8A: Be prepared for your retest on compound and complex sentences and clauses.
7A & 7B: EIE p 171: # 1, 2; p 172: 5, 7; p. 173 #1

May 1, 2018
7A: EIE 169, 170 on loose leaf paper
7B: Complete EIE 167 & 168 on looseleaf paper
8A: For those of you who did not make all test corrections nor had the test signed, you will submit it tomorrow.  Read Chp. 21
8B:
  Read the rest of chp 20 and read chp 21.

April 26, 2018
7A & 7B EIE pp 118 and 120 odds or evens.

8A & 8B Prepare for your test tomorrow. You can use the study  guide on google classroom.
Tomorrow is a $2.00 dress down day. 


April 25, 2018
7A, 7B, 8A, 8B: Prepare for your test by reviewing EIE pages and reviewing study .

April 24, 2018
7A & 7B: Complete the Quizziz in Google Classroom
Prepare for your test on Thursday.

8A & 8B: Prepare for your test on Friday.

April 19, 2018
7A finish chp 14. Expect a quiz
7B finish chp 15. Expect a quiz
8A finish chp. 16. Expect a quiz
8B Read chp. 16. Expect a quiz

April 17, 2018
7A Be sure to read up to chapter 10 of Lyddie. 
7B Read chapter 12 of Lyddie. 

8B: Read Chp. 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Expect a quiz. 

7B: Read Lyddie chapter 9. Be sure to write down the pages on which you find the information for the questions from class. You need only the page #s. 

8A & 8B: Read Chapter 12 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Expect a quiz. 


April 13, 2018
8A & 8B: Read Chapter 10  to To Kill a Mockingbird. Except a quiz.
Jeans for Teens: Please donate your clean, gently used, or new jeans, 
April 16-20th. Thank you.  

April 10, 2018
8B: Your corrections for Book Talk #4 were due today; I have received only a few. These are to be submitted tomorrow.
8A: Please make corrections to Book Talk #4 and hand in the corrected copy and the original copy tomorrow. 

7A: Read chp 8 of Lyddie and find 7 unfamiliar words
7B: Read chp 7 of Lyddie and find 7 unfamiliar words
Both 7A & 7B will have a quiz tomorrow on elements of compound and complex sentences. 

There will be a presentation on April 17 by the SC Sheriff Dept. regarding the drug/opioid epidemic. Parents are invited to attend. If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs. Psomas, the school nurse.  Thank you.

April 9, 2018
8B: Make all corrections to your Book Talk #4 book response. You must resubmit the original together with a new copy. This is due tomorrow (even though I do not see you tomorrow, they will be collected).

7A & 7B: you will have a quiz tomorrow on the 3 ways to combine simple sentences into compound sentences. 7B: make all corrections to your narratives and resubmit to me tomorrow. You must hand in the original with a new copy.  7A: complete p. 129 in Ex. in English. 

Please see calendar changes due to snow days. A flyer was sent home with youngest/only students today. 



March 27, 2018
8A & 8B: Work on your book talk #4 written response, which is due tomorrow. Refer to the handout. 

7A & 7B: Your personal narrative is due on Wednesday, 3/28/18. If you will not be here, you must share it with me by Wednesday. Your Book Talk #4 written response is due tomorrow or Monday, April 9



March 26, 2018
8A & 8B: Work on your book talk #4 written response, which is due on Wednesday. Refer to the handout. 

7A & 7B: Your personal narrative is due on Wednesday, 3/28/18. If you will not be here, you must share it with me by Wednesday. 

March 20, 2018
8A & 8B: Prepare for your rescheduled comma/semicolon usage test which will be Thursday, 3/22/18.


7A & 7B: Either typing on google doc or writing in your notebook finish your 1-page narrative on the emotion you decided to write about in class. This is due tomorrow.

This Friday, March 23, there is no school for students. It is a teacher professional day. 


March 12, 2018
Prepare for the poetic devices assessment for tomorrow
or Wednesday. All book talk #4 books should be completed by Friday.

If any 8th-grade student has a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird at home, please bring it in for your own use. Thanks so much!


March 8, 2018
7A & 7B: Read chps. 1 & 2 of Lyddie for homework. Make note of any unfamiliar words. There will be a poetic device test on Tues. 3/15.

8A & 8B: Poetic Device test on Tuesday, 3/13, and punctuation usage test on Thurs., 3/15.

March 7, 2018
The Gig-a-Thon is tomorrow. Please bring in your donation.
We will see the Music Man tomorrow as well. If you did not bring in your permission slip, please do so tomorrow in order to go. 
8A & 8B: EIE p 144-145. Begin to prepare for the poetic device test on 3/13 and comma, semicolon usage on 3/15.


March 6, 2017
Please return the "Music Man" permission slip with the $17.00 payment tomorrow, Wednesday, March 7th. Students are to dress in their school uniform for this event. 

We will attend the Gig-A-Thon before we depart for SJB on Thursday. 
All students participating in the Gig-A-Thon will be allowed to dress down on Friday. 

Tomorrow is candid and club picture day; students must be in complete uniform. Thank you.

8A & 8B: Complete pp 142 & 143 in EIE
7A & 7B: Complete pp 141 & 147 in EIE



March 5, 2018
All books for Book Talk #4 are to be completed by March 16th.
8A & 8B: Complete pp 139-141 in EIE.

Grade 7: Please fill out the permission slip given out today for this Thursday's trip to St. John the Baptist to see "Music Man."

The Gig-A-Thon will also take place on Thursday before we go to see the play. Thank you.


February 27, 2018
Our Lenten Soup Lunch is this Thursday, March 1. A notice went home today asking for a $2.00 donation. No other lunch will be served on Thursday and no snack will be available. If you will not be participating in the soup lunch, be sure to bring lunch from home. 

Tomorrow is a FREE DRESS DOWN DAY!!!! YAY!
Thanks to all who contributed to the Coins For Kids Drive!


7A & 7B: You will have a quiz on prepositions tomorrow. Please review!  You can use EIE pp 101 and on to review or use the list we created to review.  All book talk #4 books must be shown to me by Friday, March 2! Thank you.
7A: p. 49 in EIE

8B: complete p 384-385 in textbook #1-7(a).
8A &8B: All books must be shown to me. Please remember to bring your book to school. Thank you.
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February 26, 2018
I hope you all enjoyed your time off. 
Our Lenten Soup Lunch is this Thursday, March 1. A notice went home today asking for a $2.00 donation. No other lunch will be served on Thursday and no snack will be available. If you will not be participating in the soup lunch, be sure to bring lunch from home. 

7B: pp 47 & 48 EIE 
7A & 7B: Be sure to have your non-fiction STEM book in by Friday THE LATEST. Thank you. 

8A & 8B: Have your Black History non-fiction book with you tomorrow. 
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February 14, 2018
8A & 8B: Have your Book Talk #4 book in school tomorrow.

February 13, 2018
7A & 7B: Print out lyrics to two favorite songs.


February 12, 2017
7A & 7B: Complete EIE p 145. Have page signed. Have both rubric and original copy of response signed. 
7A: Tomorrow is Mardi Gras. Please bring in treat to share with class. 

8B: Complete p. 145 EIE


The first payment for the Middle School Day of Celebration was due January 26. The second payment is due on February 26. If your child will not be attending, please return the permission slip expressing that he or she will not attend. If you have not submitted the permission slip and your child will be attending, please return it to school with payment as soon as possible. Thank you!

February 7, 2018
Anyone who did not present their storyboard today will go tomorrow. 
There is no other homework this evening. 

February 6, 2018
All classes: If your storyboard and response were not submitted today, they are to be submitted tomorrow. 
8A & 8B: difficult moment poem due Thursday. Make note of all poetic devices used. 


February 5, 2018
7A & 7B: Storyboards and typed response are due tomorrow. 

8A & 8B: Storyboards and tuped response are due Wednesday. 

January 31, 2018
8A: I will collect verbal study guide tomorrow.
The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6.
8B:  I will collect verbal study guide tomorrow.
The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6.

7A: Have all your saint information with you in school tomorrow. Study guides for sentence types are due tomorrow. The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6. Please have wash kit supplies in by tomorrow. Please refer to the letter. 

7B: Study guides for sentence types are due Thursday. The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6. Please have wash kit supplies in by Thursday. Please refer to the letter. 


January 29, 2018
8A: I will collect Verbal Study Guide on Thursday
complete pp 63, 66, 73. All vocabulary words should be completed by now. 
The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6.
8B: The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6.
All vocabulary words should be completed by now.

7A: Have all your saint information with you in school tomorrow. Study guides for sentence types are due Thursday. We will continue with them tomorrow. The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6. Please have wash kit supplies in by Thursday. Please refer to the letter you received today. 

7B: Study guides for sentence types are due Thursday. We will continue with them tomorrow. The date for Book Talk #3 is now changed to Tuesday, February 6. Please have wash kit supplies in by Thursday. Please refer to the letter you received today. 

January 25, 2018
8B: Since I made an error in last night's assignment, please be sure to have  EIE pp 67, part B and p. 68 completed for tomorrow. Have the remainder of the 100 vocab words completed for tomorrow. If your  "Give a Kid" book was incomplete, I expect it completed for tomorrow. Thank you. 
8A: Have the remainder of the 100 vocab words completed for tomorrow.

7A & 7B: Complete p 128 in EIE. The remainder of the vocab words are due tomorrow. 

7A Religion: Print out a picture of your saint.






January 24, 2018
8B: Complete pp 67 & 68 of EIE.
Compile notes as you go along through verbals.
Continue to prepare for your Book Talk #3.
Have your test signed. 
The last 18 vocabulary words are due in class on  Friday.

8A: Continue to prepare for your Book Talk #3. 
The last 18 vocabulary words are due in class on  Friday. 
Have your test signed. 

7A & 7B: The last 18 vocabulary words are due on Friday. Have definition, synonyms, part of speech etc. 
All good copies of Love thy Neighbor must be submitted tomorrow if not already done so. 


January 22, 2018
8A & 8B:
Today you were given the handout for Book Talk #3. Read it over carefully. It can be found in Google Classroom. Presentations will begin February 5. Be sure you are staying on task. The "If You Give a Kid a Catholic Education" books will be collected on Wednesday. Be sure they are complete, neat, creative with a mix of simple, compound, and complex sentences. Tomorrow is your test on sentence types. Tomorrow is the bake sale. YUM!

7A: Your good copy of "Love Thy Neighbor" is due tomorrow. ALL compound sentences are to be in bold, ALL complex sentences are to be underlined, ALL subordinate conjunctions in the complex sentences are to be circled. You are responsible for correct punctuation. The Book Talk #3 criteria can be found on Google Classroom.
Tomorrow is the bake sale. YUM!

January 17, 2018
8A & 8B:
Continue to prepare your illustrations for the book.
Complete EIE p 105, 106, 107
Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex sentence test on Tuesday, January 23.
Be reading your historical fiction novel. 


7A: Religion p 39, essay on loose leaf is due tomorrow.
7A & 7B:Spelling correction 7xs. Have signed.
Complete p. 133 in EIE.
Continue to think about your Love thy Neighbor essay. You can start to put it together. 
Be reading your historical fiction novel.



January 16, 2018
8A & 8B:
Continue to prepare your illustrations for the book.
Complete EIE p 105, 106, 107
Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex sentence test on Tuesday, January 23.
Be reading your historical fiction novel. 

7A & 7B: Continue to think of interview questions. 
Be reading your historical fiction novel.
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January 11, 2018
7A: complete religion pp 32, 33.
7A & 7B: Prepare for tomorrow's vocab. test. Return your reading choice letter with title, author, and lexile level. Tomorrow is a $2.00 dress down day

8A & 8B: Prepare for test tomorrow. Return reading choice letter with title and author and parent signature. 


January 10, 2017
8A & 8B:
For homework continue to research a historical fiction novel based on WWI/ the early 1900s for Book Talk #3. 8B: have the letter given to you in class today signed and return by Friday. 8A: will receive the letter tomorrow. 
Continue to prepare for upcoming spelling and vocab test.
Work on the wording for  "If You Give a Kid a Catholic Education..."

7A & 7B:
For homework complete either the odd #s or the even #s of pp 126 & 127 in EIE. Have the title, author, and lexile for your Book Talk #3 in by Friday. Prepare for upcoming tests on spelling/vocab words #65-82


January 9, 2017
8A & 8B: Continue to research a historical fiction novel based on WWI/early 1900s for Book Talk #3.
Continue to prepare for upcoming spelling and vocab test.
Think about how you will approach the "If You Give a Kid a Catholic Education..."

7A & 7B: Have the title, author, and lexile for your Book Talk #3 in by Friday. Prepare for upcoming tests on spelling/vocab words #65-82

January 8, 2018
7A & 7B: Spelling test for words 65-82 on 1/11/18; Vocab. test for 65-82 on 1/12/18. 
Continue to research historical fiction novel on the American Revolution using the Lexile level I gave you as your general guide. Please have a title to me by Friday, 1/12/18. 

8B: Spelling and Vocabulary test on Thurs. and Friday respectively. 
Continue to research a historical fiction novel on the period of WWI/ the early 1900s. Have the title and author to me by Friday, 1/12/18.



Happy New Year!
January 2, 2018
7A & 7B Vocabulary words 65-83 must be completed by tomorrow. 

8A & 8B Continue to search for a quote that you feel is a good representation of you. They are due tomorrow. 
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7A: Tomorrow is Santa Helper Day. HO, HO, HO! Dress down in red/green for a $3.00 donation. As well, Make a Wish ornaments are being sold for $1.00. Tomorrow is our class party so bring in a treat to share with your classmates. 
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We will continue our book talk #2 tomorrow, Wednesday. 
7A & 7B: Vocabulary chp 6 is due tomorrow. 
8A & 8B: EIE pp 93-100 are due tomorrow. 
Santa Helper Day is Thursday. You can dress down in red/green for a $3.00 donation, which will be donated to a family in need. 
The class party is Thursday as well. Bring in treats to share with your classmates. 



December 18, 2017
We started our book talk #2 presentations today. Those who did not get to go today, will have the chance over the next couple of days.

7A& 7B: Chapter 6 of vocabulary is due on Wednesday, December 20.
8A & 8B: EIE pp 93-100 are due by Wednesday, December 20.

Thursday, December 21 is Santa Helper Day. Dress down in red/green. The donation is $3.00. 

Our class party is also on Thursday, December 21. Please bring in goodies you would like to share with your classmates. 
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Dec. 13: Please bring in all signed permission slips for Respect Life contest. As well, if you did not return the seminar forms signed by your parent, that too must be returned tomorrow. 

7B: EIE p 15, 16 & 17 all must be completed. 

8A & 8B: EIE p. 13, 14, & 15 all must be completed. 

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8A & 8B: EIE pp 11, 12, 85, 86 are due tomorrow. 
There will be a preposition quiz tomorrow as well (if time allows) subj-verb agreement quiz. Notes on adjectives and adverbs can be found on Google Classroom.
7A & 7B: There will be a prepositional phrase quiz tomorrow. 
Continue to prepare for book talk #2 presentationClassroomwill begin December 18th. Notes on adjectives and adverbs can be found on Google Classroom. 
A reminder that tomorrow assessment cards will be distributed. The oldest child was given the assessment timesheet to be given to parents.  Each conference is scheduled for 10 minutes. Thank you.  




December 5, 2017
8A & 8B: Ex in English pp 11, 12, 85, 86
Practice for subject-verb agreement and preposition quiz for Thursday.
7A & 7B: Preposition quiz on Thursday.
Please bring in a toy for the school toy drive if you are able. Thank you!

December 4, 2017
For the Respect LIfe Youth Contest, visit the Diocese of Rockville Centre website for additional information on the catagory requirements.
8B: Complete pp 11, 12, 85, 86 of Ex. in English for Wednesday.
All classes prepare for your vocabulary test on words 1-57. 


November 28, 2017
7A & 7B: to prepare for your spelling/vocabulary test of words 1-57. Determine which words need your extra attention. Continue to prepare your book talk. Remember to keep track of all sources you use so as not to plagiarize. 

8A & 8B: to prepare for your spelling/vocabulary test of words 1-57. Determine which words need your extra attention. Continue to prepare your book talk. Remember to keep track of all sources you use so as not to plagiarize. 
Image result for ho ho hoPlease remember to bring in a toy for the toy drive!

November 27, 2017
Gr. 7 & 8: Book talk #2 will begin on Monday, December 18. Prepare. n 
8A & 8B: There will be a vocabulary test on words 1-57 on Tues., Dec. 5. Begin now by looking at the words (google classroom) and determining which ones need your attention. Break the list down into manageable lists. There will also be a grammar quiz on Friday, Dec. 8 on subj-verb agreement.
7A & 7B: There will be a vocabulary test on words 1-57 on Tues., Dec. 5. Begin now by looking at the words (google classroom) and determining which ones need your attention. Break the list down into manageable lists.
7A: By Friday you will tell me any additional catagory(ies) you wish to enter for the Respect Life contest. You must go to the website and look over the material. We will discuss it again tomorrow.

The Christmas toy drive starts tomorrow. Thank you for your help!

November 20, 2017
7B: Complete p 62 of EIE. Follow the directions given in class. Be sure to identify the subject, verb, and prepositional phrases.
8A & 8B: Complete p 54 of EIE.
Please check Google Classroom for Book Talk #2

November 16, 2017
7A & 7B: Today in class we discussed our next book talk which will be a biography or autobiography on a deceased humanitarian. Do a little investigative work and came up with about 3 names. We will discuss tomorrow. 

8A & 8B: our next book talk will be a biography or autobiography on either a deceased humanitarian in the medical field or a humanitarian during the Industrial Revolution. We will discuss tomorrow, so do a little investigative work on some names. 



November 14, 2017
We will finish presentations tomorrow.
There will be a binder check on Thursday, November 16, 2017.
Vocabulary words 43-50(paragon, pinnacle, exorbitant, exacerbate, accolade, abhor, effrontery, sans are due Thursday: phonetic spelling, part of speech, definition, synonym(s), and antonym(s). No sentences are needed. YOU CAN FIND ALL WORDS UNDER ELA NEWS.
7A: There will be a reminder Rosary test on Thursday as discussed. Be sure to practice correct order, spelling, and capitalization.
Please return candy money and conference forms. Thank you!


7th: Both 7A and 7B began presenting their book sale presentations. We will continue with them tomorrow.  Binders will be checked on Thursday. Be sure all is in order. 

8th: 8B presented their book sale presentations today and will continue tomorrow; 8A will begin their presentations tomorrow. Binder checks will begin on Thursday. Please be sure all is in order. 


November 8, 2017
Once again a reminder that you will begin presenting your book sale/talk presentations on Monday, November 13. Be creative.
Complete chp 4 of Vocabulary, except pg 45.

November 7, 2017
7A, 7B, 8A, & 8B: Continue to prepare for your book sale/talk. Be creative.
All Rosary books are due either tomorrow or Thursday the latest.
Tomorrow we celebrate our veterans. You may accessorize with red, white, and blue. You must be in complete uniform, which means phys ed uniform as well. All food items are due by Thursday. 
8A & 8B: have test signed, both parts. All corrections are due tomorrow on loose leaf paper. 
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November 6, 2017
7A, 7B, 8A, 8B: Write 7 original sentences for the this week's words.
Remember to bring in food for the food drive.
Candy boxes went home with youngest/only. Each box is $60.00. 
Also, our annual Thanksgiving Feast will be on Tuesday, November 21. The cost per student is $10.00. A flyer will go home tomorrow. 
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November 2, 2017
Be sure to continue to prepare for your spelling/vocabulary test tomorrow.


October 31, 2017
Happy Halloween!
Continue to prepare for your vocabulary/spelling test on Friday, November 3. All words from doppelganger to aplomb (15 words) will be
with vocabulary and spelling. 
All Stop World Hunger essays are due Thursday. Theme: Why is stopping world hunger both a responsibility and opportunity? 150 words. 

Image result for halloween


October 30, 2017
Tomorrow is a $5.00 Halloween dress down day (no costumes). 
7A & 7B: use the 8 new vocabulary words and create original sentences. Be sure to use context clues in the sentences. 
There will be a test on Friday for the last 15 words (starting with doppelganger and ending with aplomb). Spelling will be assessed as well. 
*A reminder: if you have not yet had the chance to return the class directory information, please do so. Mrs. Mikoleski will create a class directory with the information. Thank you.

8A & 8B: use today's vocabulary words in original sentences with context clues. Test on Friday on last 15 words. Spelling will be assessed as well. 

Our class parents, Mrs. Mikoleski and Mrs. Szymanski, would like to generate a class list. A notice was sent home requesting information for the class directory.  Please fill it out as soon as possible and return it to Mrs. Mikoleski c/o Marissa.
Thank you for your help.

Continue to read your outside reading book and prepare for your first book talk beginning November 13th. 

October 26, 2017
7A & 7B: Complete p. 31 of vocabulary.
All World Hunger essays are due  Thursday, November 2, 2017. The theme is Why is stopping world hunger both a responsibility and opportunity?
Think about who we are called to feed the hungry. It is a corporal work of mercy.

October 25, 2017
7A & 7B:
Complete all pages of vocabulary chapter 3 EXCEPT page 31. 



October 23, 2017
7B: Write each the 7 new words and any 5 of the previous words on the lined-side of an index card (one word per index card). Write a definition or synonym for each word on the second set of index cards (on the lined side). You will have a total of 24 index cards.

8A & 8B:
 Write each the 7 new words and any 5 of the previous words on the lined-side of an index card (one word per index card). Write a definition or synonym for each word on the second set of index cards (on the lined side). You will have a total of 24 index cards. 


October 19, 2017
7& 7B:   Prepare for a vocabulary test using the 20 words. Spelling counts and will be assessed

8A & 8B:  Prepare for a vocabulary test using the 20 words.
Spelling will be assessed. 


October 17, 2017
7A & 7B:
Continue with 7 new sentences. Be sure to use context clues in your sentences. Without context clues, the meaning of the word will be unclear. Prepare for a vocabulary test using the 20 words. The test will be Friday. By Friday, you must let me know which book you will read for your book talk.
8A: For homework, complete the matching column that was started in class today for the 20 vocabulary words. Be sure to also create an answer key for your matching column. Prepare for a vocabulary test on Friday. Also, by today you were to let me know which book you will read for your book sale. Let me know tomorrow if you did not let me know today.


October 12, 2017
8A: Re-do of talent essay due tomorrow. You must submit the original draft.
Complete p. 95 of Ex. in Eng.
Look up the words: milieu, hone, sagacious, trepidation, enigmatic following the points I gave during class
8B: Re-do fo talent essay due tomorrow. You must submit the original draft.
Complete p. 95 of Ex. in Eng.
Although you were not assigned the 5 words, 8A was assigned today, you will be assigned them. Perhaps you would like to take care of it tonight or over the weekend: milieu, hone, sagacious, trepidation, enigmatic. Phonetic spelling, part of speech, synonym, antonym, definition, use in a sentence. 
7A & 7B: Re-do of the talent essay is due on Monday.
Look up the words: milieu, hone, sagacious, trepidation, enigmatic providing phonetic spelling, definition, synonym, antonym and original sentence. 





October 11, 2017
8A & 8B: Complete p. 94 in EIE.
All test corrections are due tomorrow. Test and corrections are to be signed (8B). 
All talent essay corrections are due on Friday. The original must be resubmitted. Change the date.
World Hunger essay is due on Thursday, Nov. 2. Theme: Why is stopping world hunger both a responsibility and an opportunity?
Violence essay is due on Oct. 23, and the poetry contest submission is due on Oct. 19. This is not mandatory but extra credit.
 
7A & 7B: All test corrections must be submitted tomorrow. Test and corrections are to be signed. World Hunger essays are due on Thursday, Nov. 2. We will discuss further tomorrow. 

7A Religion: Be sure to have the index cards which were started in class completed for homework. Continue to review spelling for the test on the Mysteries for the Rosary for tomorrow. 
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October 10, 2017
8A: Complete test corrections. Have both test and corrections signed. Complete p. 93 in Ex. in English. 
8B: Complete p. 93 in  Ex in English
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7A & 7B: Finish test corrections. Have test and corrections signed. Complete p. 101 in Ex. in English.
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Oct. 4, 2017
7th & 8th:
Your homework for this evening is to make absolutely sure that you have memorized the subject and object pronouns. It is your responsibility to have them memorized. As well, be sure you know how to use subject pronouns and how to use object pronouns. You will need this information for your test. 

Oct. 3, 2017
7A & 7B: Prepare for your test on Friday on sub/obj pronouns, direct objects, indiret objects, obj. of prep. linking verbs, action verbs. Complete p. 30 and 31 in Ex. in English.  Tomorrow gr. 7 will continue CoGat testing. Please be sure to have sharpened #2 pencils. As well, eat breakfast.
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8A only: prepare for your test on Friday on subj, obj pronouns, DO, IO, Obj of prep. LV, AV. Test corrections are due on Wednesday for subj. complement test. Complete p. 24 in Ex. in English. Have test signed.
8B only: prepare for yor test on Friday on subj, obj. pronouns, DO, IO, obj of prep. Lv, AV. Any test corrections are due tomorrow with test signed. Complete p. 24 and 26 in Ex. in English.
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7A & 7B: Prepare for your test on Friday on sub/obj pronouns, direct objects, indiret objects, obj. of prep. linking verbs, action verbs. Complete p. 4 in Ex. in English.  Tomorrow gr. 7 will begin CoGat testing. Please be sure to have sharpened #2 pencils. As well, eat breakfast.
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8A & 8B prepare for your test on Friday on subj, obj pronouns, DO, IO, Obj of prep. LV, AV. Test corrections are due on Wednesday for subj. complement test. Complete p. 22 and 23 in Ex. in Engl. 
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8A & 8B: You will have a surprise quiz tomorrow on subject and object pronouns and their usage. 

7A & 7B Complete p. 11 in Exercises in English.
Tomorrow is a dress down day, $2.00. Thank you.
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8A: Essay due tomorrow. Ex. in English p. 25 due
8B: Essay due Thursday. Ex in English

7A & 7B: Essay due tomorrow. 




Talent essays are due on Wednesday. 9/27/17 for 7A, 7B, & 8A. 8B will submit theirs on Thursday. Essays are to be 12 pt font, double-spaced. 
Chapter 2 vocab is due tomorrow. Do not complete the passage. Do not complete the writing assignment for the challenge words. 
Tomorrow there will be a bake sale during lunch. YUM!

September 21, 2017
Prepare for your test tomorrow on subject complements. 
Continue to work on your talent essay.
Tomorrow is an important dress down day. Mr. Arpino asks that students dress down and give a donation which will be for the victims of both Harvey and Irma. No set amount was given for the donation. You may donate what you wish. Thank you as always for all that you do!
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September 19, 2017
7th and 8th:
Please return tests with parent signature and corrections on loose leaf paper. Continue to prepare for your test on subject complements on Friday, Sept. 22. Tomorrow is indidividual picture day. You may either dress up or wear your school uniform. 


September 18, 2017

8A & 8B: make corrections to both your vocab test and spelling test. All corrections are to be on loose leaf paper. Spelling errors 10x's each. Both tests must be signed. As well, make corrections to your essay. You must resubmit your original with the corrected version. Prepare for your grammar test on subject complements, which will be Friday, 9/22. Thank you. 

7A & 7B: prepare for the grammar test on subject complements, which will be Friday, 9/22. Thank you. 


September 14, 2017
Tomorrow we will celebrate our first school Mass. 
Continue to prepare for your vocab/spelling test. 
Gr. 8: chapter 1 vocabulary pages are due tomorrow. 



September 13, 2017
Good Afternoon!
7B ONLY: Make corrections to your vocabulary chp. 1 class packet (pp11-16).  All misspelled words are to be rewritten 10x. All corrections are to be completed on loose leaf paper.

Grade 8: Be prepared to type your essays tomorrow.
7 & 8 grade: Prepare for your vocabulary/spelling test on Friday. 
Tomorrow is the last day to submit summer reading.


September 12, 2017
7A ONLY: Make corrections to your vocabulary chp. 1 class packet (pp 11-16). All misspelled words are to be rewritten 10x. All corrections are to be completed on loose leaf paper.

8A & 8B: Continue to prepare for the chp. 1 vocab/spelling test for Friday. Be prepared with your essay.

BOTH 7TH AND 8TH GRADE:
Thursday is the last day to submit your summer reading packet. Thank you. 

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September 11, 2017: We Remember
Gr. 7: Prepare for the chp. 1 vocabulary/spelling test which will be Friday, 9/15.
Gr. 8: Prepare for the chp. 1 vocabulary/spelling test which will be Friday, 9/15. As well, be prepared to go to the tech lab to type your essay either Wednesday or Thursday. 
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    Welcome Back to a new school year!!!
A special welcome to all our new students.
We are so happy you are here!

Many forms were handed out today. Please review these and return to school any forms that needed to be completed. Thank you!
7A ONLY: For homework, don't forget to create an inspirational quote that has meaning to you. You can create an original quote or perhaps you already have one that is meaningful to you. We will discuss these tomorrow.









                           

 June 7:
Lion King T-shirts may be worn tomorrowJune 8th and June 15th.
Field Day T-shirts may be worn on June 15th and June 19th.
T-shirts must be worn over the uniform.


June 6
Religion: There will be a test tomorrow on the parts of the Mass.  
                 Community Service papers are due by Monday, June12 at the
                 latest.
Grade 7:  Organize the books you have read this year. Make sure you have 8 titiles, authors, and a genre for each.



Field Day is Wednesday.  Students should wear their gym shorts and field day shirt.   There will be no opportunity to order lunch, so if you are not participating in the Field Day Lunch, please bring your own food.
THERE IS NOT ROOM IN THE FREEZER FOR ICE CREAM SO PLAN ACCORDINGLY

MONDAY; Crazy hat day
Grade 8: Get your Night test signed and write out all corrections on loose leaf.
TUESDAY: 7th-grade students should wear an orange shirt with school gym bottoms.
WEDNESDAY: Field Day

Grade 7: Poetry assessment is on Tuesday.
Grade 8: Bring in all your portfolio papers for Monday.


FIELD DAY MONEY IS DUE ON MAY 12.

May 17:
Students who DID NOT submit a published game in class or for homework, you MUST write a one page reflection on Game Star Mechanic.  The assignment is posted in Google Classroom.  Please login to Google Classroom, go to Assignment #005 and read the directions for the assignment.  If you have any issues, please e-mail me directly.  



May 12:
Technology Homework:  Finish your Game Star Mechanic Game (Due: Tuesday, May 16th @ 11:59PM) Once your game is published in Game Star Mechanic, copy the URL to your game by going to Workshop > Click on your published game that you want in the competition > on the right side of your screen, there is a yellow box that says link, copy this link > Go to Google Classroom > Go to the announcement that is in all capital letters > Where it says "Your Answer" paste the URL to your game there > hit submit. Follow the directions in Google Classroom if you have any other questions.  As ALWAYS, if you cannot finish this assignment, or you are having difficulties, e-mail me!

Grade 8: The open book test for Night will be given on Monday. You will not be able to use your Chromebooks so print our any information you would like to use.

Grade 7: Poetry Assessment will be on next Tuesday.  Review the poems we read in school and the terms in myGoogle Classroom.


May 11:
Grade 7: Poetry Assessment will be on next Tuesday.  Review the poems we read in school and the terms in myGoogle Classroom.
Grade 8: The open book test for Night will be given on Monday. You will not be able to use your Chromebooks so print our any information you would like to use.
May 10:
8B: Print our a hard copy of the survival worksheet and the graphic organizer.  Finish defining the terms we started in class

Grade 7: Review the poetry terms and slide show in your classroom. Test is next week.

Religion:  Finish your description of a saint on the document in your Google Classroom.







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May 9:
Grade 7: Vocabulary test lessons 4-6 is scheduled for tomorrow.
 Grade 8: Review the slide presentation for Night in your Google Classroom.

May 4:
Grade 7: Put Lesson 5 on index cards and follow the same pattern as yesterday's assignment.
The vocabulary test on Lessons 4-6 is scheduled for Wednesday.

Grade 8: The vocabulary test on Lesson 4-6 is scheduled for Tuesday.



May 3:
Grade 7: Put the words to vocabulary chapter 4 on index cards.  Include the part of speech, definition, synonyms and antonyms.
The test on chapters 4-6 is scheduled for next week.

 
May 2:
8B: Complete Lesson 6 in the vocabulary book. This is due on Thursday.
Grade 7: There will be a vocabulary test next week on chapters 4-6.


 
May 1:
Grade 7:  There will be a content test tomorrow on the stories and "Barrio Boy" and  "A Day's Wait".
                  The signed and corrected compare/contrast essay is
                   due on Wednesday.    
                   Vocabulary Lesson 6 is due on Thursday.            
                   Literature p. 347 #5-7
TECHNOLOGY: 7A and 7B Homework:  Due Tuesday, May 2nd
Submit your Game Creation Rough Draft in Google Classroom.  Please submit this under Assignment #003.  
TECHNOLOGY:7A and 7B Homework: Due Tuesday, May 9th
Once you finished your rough draft, please finish playing the quests in Game Star Mechanic.  Remember, if the quests are not finished, you will not earn the publishing badge in order to take part in the competition
IF YOU NEED TO STAY FOR EXTRA HELP ON MONDAY, MAY 8TH, EMAIL MISS DELLO IACONA. THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS, SO EMAIL HER ASAP AND SHE WILL GET BACK TO YOU IF YOU ARE CHOSEN



April 27:
7A: Your essay should be signed and corrected by Tuesday. If you need help, come to me tomorrow during Extra Help
Also, complete the following in the Literature book:  p. 347 #1-4
8A: Finish Chapter 6 in vocabulary; it is due on Thursday, May 4th .
8B: Work on Chapter 5 in vocabulary; it is due on Monday, May 1st.


 April 25:
Grade 7: re-read the story "A Day's Wait" as there will be a test next week on this story and "Barrio Boy".
Grade 8: There will be a test on the three forms of irony next week.  Review your notes.
8A: Finish Chapter 5 in vocabulary.

April 24:
Grade 7: re-read the story "Barrio Boy" as there will be a test next week on the content.
Grade 8: There will be a test on the three forms of irony next week.  Review your notes.

April 7: 
READING LOGS AND POETRY PROJECTS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY.
Grade 8: There will be a short quiz on Chapters 1-3 of the Night  book this coming Monday.
8A and 8B: View the point of view PPT that can be found in your classroom.
April 6
7B: Complete chapter 5 in vocabulary.  Write the challenge essay on google and save to your writing folder.
Religion: Finish the Holy Hour reflection.

April 5
8B: View the point of view powerpoint in your classroom
7A: Finish Chapter 5 in the vocabulary book
7B: Literature book: complete p. 337 #1-2 on loose leaf 
Religion: all original prayer of the 4 types of prayer must be finished in the Lenten reflection book.


April 3
Grade 8: Finish questions 1-5 on slides 7 and 8 in the Night Glencoe pdf folder.

Grade 7: After you supplied your own definition of the words given in class, look each up in the dictionary and write the definition on loose leaf.


ALL 7TH GRADERS SHOULD BRING THEIR POETRY BOOK AND MATERIALS TO SCHOOL TOMORROW SO YOU CAN WORK ON IT IN CLASS.




March 30
8B: Define the words on Slides 14 and 15 from the Night folder in your Google classroom

MARCH 29
8A If you have not handed in the biographical essay, tomorrow is the last day to do so.
Grade 7: All compare/contrast essays must be submitted by tomorrow at the latest.


March 27
8A: For our next class. define the words from Slide #14 on the Night
slide presentation. In addition, begin your journal in your Chromebook. Follow the format on slide 11-12.

8B: Finish the biographical sketch today.

7B: Complete the introduction and the body paragraphs of the comparison/contrast essay.


Religion: Answer questions Letter "d" on the personal reflection sheet. Do this on loose leaf as it will be a part of the Lenten Prayer book.
March 23:
7A: the body paragraphs of the compare/contrast essay are due on Tuesday.
7B: You should continue working on the body paragraphs of the compare/contrast essay.
Grade 8: Read the preface and forward for the novel, Night.


March 22
7A : To prepare for the upcoming essay where you will compare/contrast the narrators of the two stories we just finished, you will gather information following the guidelines to question 1 under 5-Minute planner. Work on creating a graphic organizer for your essay.  We will use this to begin writing tomorrow in class.



7B To prepare for the upcoming essay where you will compare/contrast the narrators of the two stories we just finished, you will gather information following the guidelines to question 1 under 5-Minute planner. Work on creating a graphic organizer for your essay.  We will use this to begin writing tomorrow in class.

8A: The biographical sketch is due on Friday. Make sure to include a picture.
8B: The biographical sketch is due on Monday. Make sure to include a picture.


March 20
7A: Finish the questions on page 239 #1-4.
7B: Complete the first two questions on page 244 in the Literature book.
8B: The biographical sketch must be finished by Friday.

MARCH 17
8B: All research must be brought to class in printed form for Tuesday.

March 16:
8A: Gather information about the person you will write the biographical sketch about.  Bring in a printed copy with the details you are going to use highlighted.
8B: Begin to research the person you will write about for your biographical sketch.

March 15
8A: Research the person you would like to write your biographical sketch about.

March 13
Grade 8: Complete the Literary Analysis questions 1-5 for the Harriet Tubman story.
Get your test signed. 

March 10
Grade 7: Vocabulary Lesson 4 is due on Wednesday. The challenge essay should be completed on Google Share.


March 9 
7A: Complete page 31 in the vocabulary book.
7B: Complete p. 31  in the vocabulary book.


March 8
8B Complete EIE p. 32-33
8A: Complete EIE p. 34-35
7B: For Friday: Complete p. 23-24

Grade 7: Test on Amigo Brothers is scheduled for Thursday.

Religion: Create an Easter card for an active member of our armed forces. Make sure the message inside is uplifting.  This is due on Friday.



March 7
Grade 8: Notes for the literary nonfiction terms are due by Thursday.
8B: Complete EIE p. 30-31
8A: Complete EIE p.32-33
7A: Complete EIE p. 21-22
Grade 7: Test on Amigo Brothers is scheduled for Thursday.
Religion: Create an Easter card for an active member of our armed forces. Make sure the message inside is uplifting.  This is due on Friday.



March 6
8A: Complete EIE p. 30-31
8B: Complete EIE p. 28-29


March 2
8A: Complete Exercises in English pages 28-29 for Monday.
GRADE 8: TEST TOMORROW ON "Who Can Replace a Man?"
7B: Exercises in English p. 21-22.
Religion: 
COMMUNITY SERVICE PAPER IS DUE ON MARCH 3RD.

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February 28
7A:  Complete the following assignment in the Literature text: Conflict. p. 145 #1-2;  page 144 Summarize
Grade 8B: Define each of the following terms and identify the key words that signal each: possessive pronouns, intensive pronouns, reflexive pronouns. Create a graph with three columns, one for each of the pronouns, and include the definitions and  pronouns for each.

February 27
Grade 8: Complete the following assignment in the Literature text:
                p. 150 Language Study #1-2
                p. 151 Setting #1-2
  THERE WILL BE A TEST ON THIS STORY ON FRIDAY.

7B: Complete the following assignment in the Literature text: Conflict. p. 145 #1-2; page 144 Summarize

If you would like to make your own Mardi Gras mask, please feel free to do it.  If not, you may bring in any embellishments you would like to place on one we will make tomorrow.
         
 
February 17
8A: Get the essay signed and print our a corrected copy for your portfolio
7A: Print out your own copy of the two-voice poem.

 
February 16
8B: Get the essay signed and print our a corrected copy for tomorrow.
All comprehension questions from the story "Who Can Replace a Man?" are due tomorrow.

8A: All comprehension questions from the story "Who Can Replace a Man?" are due tomorrow.

7B: Make a copy of the two voice poem  with your name on it for tomorrow

Religion: Finish the letter to the person who has had an impact on your life. 

February 14:
I hope everyone enjoyed the snow.  
Be prepared to present your projects tomorrow.


February 7
Grade 7: Conduct a first read of the story,"Win Some, Lose Some" in your Literature book page 158-161.

8A: Complete pages 39 and 47 in the All-In -One workbook.
8B: Print out a final copy of your essay.


February 6
Grade 7: Complete pages 39 and 52 in the All-In -One workbook.
                  Finish classwork. Define the following words: perpetual, devastating,
                 evade, aversion, emerge, impostor.



Technology Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)

Finish your writing assignment about social media and digital citizenship, in Google Classroom.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th .

BOOK PROJECTS DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED.  ALL PROJECTS ARE NOW DUE ON FEBRUARY 14TH.

READING LOGS ARE STILL DUE ON FEBRUARY 7TH.

February 2:  
Grade 8: You will have 1 more period to work on your essay.  If you shared it with me today, check to see if I commented on it.

February 1
Grade 7:  A final printed copy of the two-voice poem is due tomorrow.


January 31

There is no homework tonight.  
Tomorrow we celebrate our nation.  All students may wear red, white, and blue accessories with their uniform.

HAPPY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
Tomorrow Mr. Arpino will be treating all the students to ice cream.
7A will be going to the Book Fair tomorrow.


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The Parents' Association 's Father/Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, February 3rd.  Some of the amazing raffles include tickets to the Circus, the Globetrotters,Billy Joel and  Ariana Grande! Please RSVP to help the PA  plan accordingly. Thank You!"

January 25: 
JHOMEROOM 7A: PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING IN YOUR LOCKER PICTURE.
If you haven't sent in your family quilt, please do so by tomorrow.
Picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday.

Grade 8: Your essays should be close to being finished.  If you need to work on it tonight, please do.
7A and 7B: all finished news articles are due tomorrow.


January 24:
HOMEROOM 7A: PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING IN YOUR LOCKER PICTURE.
If you haven't sent in your family quilt, please do so by tomorrow.
Picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday.

Grade 8:  Work on the essay tonight.  The final copy is due soon.
Grade 7A: The news article must be finished by tomorrow.
7B: Work on your news article tonight.  We will work on it again tomorrow.
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January 23
READING LOGS ARE DUE ON TOMORROW.
Grade 8: Book project grading sheet must be signed. 
                Introductions for the comparison essay are due tomorrow.  
                 Final copies will be due at the close of Wednesday's class.
Religion: Complete the rest of the flip books tonight.


 
January 20
Grade 7: The revised draft of the news article is due for 7B on Tuesday and 7A on Monday.  We will be typing the revised copy of this next week.

Grade 8:  Graphic organizers for the essay about the universal refugee experience and how it relates to the mother from our class novel is due on Monday.  

January 19
Grade 7: Now that we are finished with our class novel, you should complete the following activity:
Imagine you are a news reporter who has been traveling with the Lost Boys.  Write an article about these boys telling the reasons for leaving, the challenges they had to endure, and what they can expect from their lives in America.


January 17
Grade 8:  Immigrant children faced many hardships during war. Find information from an outside source that supports the independent readings we have been working on in class. 

If you are the youngest in your family, please complete the quilt piece for our Catholic Schools Week display.  Thank you!

January 12
8A: Read the following pages in the class novel: pages115-141.
7A: Define the following words and include the parts of a speech: collapse
mingle
sternly
rumors
isolated
peril
surged
din 
ceased
mingle
torrents

January 11:

Grade 7: Define each of the following words and include the parts of speech:
Emaciated
•Numb
•Reluctantly
•Relentless
•Eternal
•Endure
•Emerge
•arid
Grade 8:  Challenge 4 essay should be signed and corrected.

 
January 9: READING PROJECTS ARE DUE TOMORROW.
 January 5
Grade 7: Vocabulary test must be signed and corrected for tomorrow.
ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE WORKING ON THEIR READING PROJECT WHICH IS DUE ON TUESDAY.
 
January 4
Reading Logs and book projects are due on Tuesday, January 10.
Grade 8: Complete the response that you have been working on in class. This is due tomorrow.

 


December 20
Grade 7: There will be a test on vocabulary chapter 2 tomorrow.  Bring your flash cards to the test tomorrow.
Grade 8:  Get your vocabulary test signed and write out all corrections in full on loose leaf.  This is due by Thursday.
Religion:  The word search and story are due on Thursday.
 

READING LOGS WILL BE COLLECTED ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH.

December 16
7A: Bring in index cards for class on Monday.
7B: Bring in index cards for class on Tuesday.


December 14
Grade 8: Vocabulary Lesson 4 is due on Monday, December 19th.
                 Flowers for Algernon test is to be signed by Friday.
Grade 7: Vocabulary Lesson 2 is due on Monday.
                There will be a test on Chapter 2 Wednesday, December 21.
                 Revise the letter to President Obama and bring in 2 typed
                 copies, one for your portfolio and one to send.  The original 
                 must be signed.

December 13
Grade 8: Vocabulary Lesson 4 is due on Monday, December 19th.

 December 12
Grade 8: Tuesday, Dec. 13 Vocabulary test Chapters 2-3
7A: Write a sentence for each of the vocabulary words that were given in class.


December 7

Grade 8: Friday, Dec. 9 test on the story "Flowers for Algernon"
                Monday, Dec. 12 Vocabulary review Chapters 1-3 p. 37-40 due
                Tuesday, Dec. 13 Vocabulary test Chapters 2-3

7B: Define each of the following words and include the parts of speech:
protest, hazy, tense, flinch, hesitate, fierce, comforting, littered, scurry, objected, wander


Religion:   Type a final copy of the respect life essay .

WE ARE GOING TO PARTICIPATE IN ST. MARY CHURCH CHRISTMAS SHARE A GIFT.  WE WILL BE BUYING FOR A WOMAN WHO HAS ASKED FOR A JACKET, SWEATER, AND A SCARF IN A SIZE LARGE.  ANY MONETARY DONATION WOULD BE APPRECIATED AND I WILL DO THE SHOPPING.  THANK YOU!

 
December 6
8B: Literature p.87 #6-8

Grade 8: Friday, Dec. 9 test on the story "Flowers for Algernon"
                Monday, Dec. 12 Vocabulary review Chapters 1-3 p. 37-40 due
                Tuesday, Dec. 13 Vocabulary test Chapters 2-3
7B: Write a journal entry as if you are Salva describing your thoughts and feelings on the day that fighting erupted in your village.  Use as many of the vocabulary words we went over in class today.

Religion:  Complete the graphic organizer for the respect life essay about mercy.



December 5

Religion: The following is the link for the Respect Life Contest rules and regulations:
 http://respectlife.drvc.org/respect-life-contest-information-and-resources/

Your essay and poem are required elements for religion.  Any additional worthy submissions will be given extra credit.

Gather information on the concept of mercy tonight.

Grades 7 & 8:  Projects/book talks for the nonfiction book is due tomorrow.  Reading Logs will be collected as well.


TECHNOLOGY HOMEWORK: COMPLET GOOGLE CLASSROOM STORY BY 12/8/16.  MORE INFO ON MISS DELLO IACONO'S PAGE


December 1
Grade 7:  Vocabulary test should be signed and corrected by Monday.
       Final/typed version of the letter is due on Friday.
8A: "Raymond's Run" test should be signed and corrected.
8B:  "Raymond's Run" test should be signed and corrected.
        Literature book p. 87 #1-3 on loose leaf with a full heading.


November 30
7A: Final/typed version of the letter is due on Friday.
8A: Complete Literature p. 87 #1-5.
8B: All in one workbook p. 23 Ex. .B
Religion: All projects are due on Friday

November 29

Grade 7: All letters to President Obama should be in tomorrow so we can do a final edit. Make sure to have a written/typed copy of it with you
.
Grade 8: Work on your vocabulary 
lesson that is due on Friday.

READING PROJECTS/ESSAY/BOOK TALK IS DUE ON TUESDAY. READING LOGS WILL BE COLLECTED AT THAT TIME.


YOU SHOULD BE SECURING THE NEXT BOOK YOU WILL READ- FICTION.  THIS LOG BEGINS ON MONDAY.


November 28:


Grade 7: Finish the rough copy of the letter to the president.  Bring in a written copy so we can revise it.

Grade 8: Vocabulary Lesson 3 is due on Friday.

November 23: 

Grade 8: Lesson 3 in the vocabulary book is due on December 1.  The challenge essay is to be a minimum of 1 typed page.

Religion: if you have not recited the Hail Holy Queen or the Apostles' Creed tomorrow is the last day.
                Community service papers are due tomorrow.


November 21:


8B: Vocabulary for Chapter 2 is due tomorrow.
Grade 8: All classes should get their tests signed
Grade 7: Get your test signed and write out all corrections on loose leaf.
Community Service papers are due Wednesday.

November 17

Grade 8:
There will be a test on "Raymond's Run" Monday, November 21st
                Vocabulary  Chapter 2 is due on Tuesday for 8B and Wednesday for 8A. 

Grade 7:  Complete the graphic organizer for the persuasive letter to the president.
                There will be a Chapter 1 vocabulary test on Monday, November 21.

Religion:  We will work on the mysteries of the rosary project on Monday.



November 14

Grade 8: Vocabulary