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Week of April 25 - 29:

posted Apr 24, 2016, 7:37 PM by Deb Stenberg

We will be reading chapters 13 - 18 in Treasure Island this week.  There will be a QUIZ over those 
chapters on Friday, 4/29.  

Week of April 18 - 22:

posted Apr 17, 2016, 5:56 PM by Deb Stenberg

We will be reading and discussing chapters 7 - 9 and then chapters 10 - 12 of Treasure Island.  There 
will be a QUIZ on Friday, 4/22. 

Week of March 21 - 25:

posted Mar 20, 2016, 7:48 PM by Deb Stenberg

THIS IS A FOUR-DAY WEEK.  We are reviewing the capitalization rules this week.  There will be a 
vocab. QUIZ on Wednesday 3/23, and the capitalization TEST will be on Thursday, 3/24.

Week of March 7 - 11:

posted Mar 6, 2016, 4:27 PM by Deb Stenberg

As the reading of Johnny Tremain nears its end, there will be a QUIZ over chapters VIII - X on Tuesday, 
3/8.  We will read "Paul Revere's Ride" and compare/contrast it to historical records.  The students will 
finish reading the novel on Friday.  The book TEST will be on Tuesday, 3/15.  

Week of February 29 - March 4:

posted Feb 28, 2016, 6:26 PM by Deb Stenberg

**BOOK REPORTS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY, 3/1.  We will read chapters VIII, IX, and X in Johnny Tremain 
this week.  The patriots or terrorists 5-paragraph essay is due on Thursday, 3/3.  There is a family tree 
assignment/handout that will be due on Friday, 3/4.  

Week of February 8 - 11:

posted Feb 7, 2016, 5:58 PM by Deb Stenberg

THIS IS A 4-DAY WEEK.  Students will read and discuss chapters 1 and 2 in Johnny Tremain this week.  
There will be a QUIZ over chapter 2 on Thursday, 2/11.  

Week of February 1 - 5:

posted Jan 31, 2016, 7:27 PM by Deb Stenberg

This week we will begin Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes.  A background research assignment will be 
due on Wednesday.  Chapter reading will begin on Friday.  

**4-square organizers and 5-paragraph ESSAYS are due on Tuesday, 2/2.  

**BOOK REPORTS are due Tuesday, March 1.  

Week of January 25 - 29:

posted Jan 24, 2016, 5:21 PM by Deb Stenberg   [ updated Jan 24, 2016, 5:27 PM ]

We will work on pre-writing and constructing a five-paragraph essay using the four-square method.  A 
five paragraph essay will be due on Tuesday, 2/2.  There will be a Vocab. QUIZ on Friday, 1/29.
  

Week of January 19 - 24:

posted Jan 18, 2016, 7:23 PM by Deb Stenberg   [ updated Jan 18, 2016, 7:26 PM ]

We will finish the Pronoun Unit this week; the TEST will be on Friday, 1/24.  
**Book Approvals are due Friday, 1/24.  8th grade students need to pick a biography to read.

Week of January 11 - 15:

posted Jan 10, 2016, 7:56 PM by Deb Stenberg

This is a FOUR-DAY WEEK.  
We will begin the Pronoun Unit this week.  

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