We finish studying adjectives and adverbs (ch. 5). This week students will do the following:
- Identify and use comparative and superlative forms of that adjectives and adverbs in writing
- Identify and use some commonly confused adjectives and adverbs
- Identify and avoid using double negatives in writing
Heads up: The ch. 5 test on adjectives and adverbs will be next Wednesday 3/11.
Research Paper Reminders:
- Final Complete Paper (including: title page, abstract, outline, and works cited) DUE: MARCH 6
- Backboard DUE: MARCH 9
Simple Solutions: English, Grammar & Writing Mechanics
Below is a guideline for the week:
Monday (3/2): Quiz #15 (57-60), Complete Lesson #61
Tuesday (3/3): Check Lesson #61, Complete Lesson #62
Wednesday (3/4): Check Lesson #62, Complete Lesson #63
Thursday (3/5): Check Lesson #63, Complete Lesson #64
Friday (3/6): Check Lesson #64, Study
Monday (3/9): Quiz #16 (this will cover Lessons #61-64)
Students will continue working on their vision board project during class.
Extra Credit Opportunity Reminder
Students were given an extra credit opportunity on Friday (2/21). This is due no later than Wednesday, March 18. If you need an extra copy of the instructions and requirements, the opportunity is posted on the 8th Grade Writing Homepage.