Friday, February 16th:

Grade 6:

This week we will finish our unit based around "Dragon, Dragon." The students will learn about how dragons are used in different stories around the world. We will then continue our short story unit by focusing on the short story, "Zlateh the Goat." The Literary devices that we will be focusing on included problem and resolution. We will also continue to focus on practicing using the unit 9 vocabulary words. 

**Reading logs will be collected on Friday (Remember, you should be reading for at least 20 minutes!)** 

Homework:

 

Upcoming tests:

* There will be a Vocabulary Test (UNIT 9) on Monday, February 26th

 

 Grade 7:

This week we will conclude our unit focus around "The Third Wish." The next short story in our unit that we will be focusing on is called "Amigo Brothers." The literary device that we will be focusing on  is symbolism. We will also infer details from the text to discuss the story's theme. We will also continue to focus on practicing using the unit 9 vocabulary words. 

**Reading logs will be collected on Friday. (Remember, you should be reading for at least 20 minutes!)** 

Homework:

 

 Upcoming tests:

* There will be a Vocabulary Test (UNIT 9) on Monday, February 26th

 

Grade 8:

This week we will continue to focus on short stories. The next text in our unit is called "Hamadi." This week we will focus on the literary term characterization. Students will compare and contrast character traits. We will also continue to practice using the unit 9 vocabulary words. 

**Reading logs will be collected on Friday. (Remember, you should be reading for at least 20 minutes!)** 

Homework:

 


 Upcoming tests:

* There will be a Vocabulary Test (UNIT 9) on Monday, February 26th