Toni Ann Pugliese | Literature

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Grade 6:

  • Lesson 6 Vocab and Spelling pages (with sentences) – due Thurs.
  • Selection Test on science fiction short story, All Summer in a Day – Fri.
  • Lesson 6 Spelling Test – Fri.

Grade 7:

  • Lesson 6 Vocal and Spelling pages (with sentences) – due Thurs.
  • Lesson 6 Spelling Test – Fri.
  • Selection Test on autobiography, The Noble Experiment (Jackie Robinson) – Mon. 6/5

Grade 8:

  • Lesson 4 Spelling Test – Tues. (postponed from Fri)
  • Lesson 4 Vocab Test – Tues.
  • We will be watching The Outsiders movie Wednesday and Thursday
  • Friday – School mass @10:00 am

Grade 6:

  • We will share persuasive essays in class on Monday.
  • Lesson 5 Vocab. and Spelling pages with 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Figurative Language Quiz (Fri)
  • Lesson 5 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Selection Test on Waiting (Wed)
  • Lesson 5 Vocab and Spelling pages with 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Figurative Language Quiz (Fri)
  • Lesson 5 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • Final Test on The Outsiders (including story vocab) – Mon.
  • Lessons 1-3 Vocab. Test (Tues)
  • Lesson 4 Vocab. and Spelling pages with sentences (due Fri)
  • We will be going to lab to work on SJRS Memories paragraph on Wed.
  • NO CLASS ON THURSDAY DUE TO MASS @ 10:00
  • Lesson 4 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 6:

  • We will be working on writing a persuasive essay this week. (Topic: Fast Food at School) – requirements found on sheets distributed Monday
  • Vocabulary Test on Lessons 1-3 (Tues)
  • Lesson 4 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • No class Monday due to 7th grade field trip
  • Vocabulary Test on Lessons 1-3 (Tues)
  • Lesson 4 Spelling Test (Fri)
  • We will begin a short story this week (Wed) TBD

Grade 8:

  • Read ch. 10 of The Outsiders and complete questions for the chapter (due Wed)
  • Final Test on The Outsiders (which includes vocab from story) – Mon.
  • Lesson 3 Vocab and Spelling pages and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Lesson 3 Spelling Test (Fri)

 

Grade 6:

  • Test on Call It Courage (Wed)
  • Vocab. p. 6, Spelling p. 90 and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Lesson 3 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Test on The Call of The Wild (Wed)
  • Vocab. p. 6, Spelling p. 94 and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Lesson 3 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • We will continue to read The Outsiders this week and complete questions.
  • Next quiz will be on chapters 10-12 TBA

Grade 6:

  • Reading Quiz on Chapters 1-3 – Call It Courage  (Wednesday)
  • Vocab. p. 4, Spelling p. 88 and sentences for each spelling word for Lesson 2 (Due Thurs)
  • Question Guide Chapter 4 for Call It Courage (Due Friday)
  • Lesson 2 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Vocab. p. 4, Spelling p. 92 and sentences for each spelling word for Lesson 2 (Due Thurs)
  • Question Guide Chapter 6 for The Call of The Wild (Due Friday)
  • Lesson 2 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • Vocab. p. 4, Spelling p. 96 and sentences for each spelling word for Lesson 2 (Due Thurs)
  • Question Guides 4 and 5 due this week for The Outsiders
  • Lesson 2 Spelling Test (Thurs this week – due to Mass on Fri)

 

Grade 6:

  • We will begin reading Call It Courage this week.
  • Read Chapter 2 independently  – Question Guide due Wednesday
  • Vocab. page 2, Spelling page 86 and 3x each (in yellow workbook) – due Thurs.
  • We will read Chapter 3 of Call It Courage in class on Wednesday.
  • Spelling Test on Lesson 1 (Silent words and suffixes) – Fri.
  • Reading Quiz on Chapters 1-3 of Call It Courage –Fri.

Grade 7:

  • We will begin reading The Call of The Wild this week.
  • Read Chapter 2 independently – Question Guide due Wednesday
  • Vocab. page 2, Spelling page 90 and 3x each (in red workbook) – due Thurs.
  • We will read Chapter 3 of The Call of The Wild in class on Wednesday.
  • Spelling Test on Lesson 1 (Silent words and suffixes) – Fri.
  • Reading Quiz on Chapters 1-3 of The Call of The Wild – Fri.

Grade 8:

  • We will begin reading The Outsiders this week.
  • Read Chapter 2 independently – Question Guide due Wednesday
  • Vocab. page 2, Spelling page 94 and 3x each (in green workbook) – due Thurs.
  • We will read Chapter 3 of The Outsiders in class on Wednesday.
  • Spelling Test on Lesson 1 (Silent words and suffixes) – Fri.
  • Reading Quiz on Chapters 1-3 of The Outsiders – Fri.

 

Grade 6:

  • Unit 15 Vocabulary Test (Tues)
  • Vocab Workbook Review pages (due Thurs)
  • Reading Selection Test on Aaron’s Gift (Fri)
  • NO SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK – (Review Week)

Grade 7:

  • Cumulative Vocabulary Test (Units 1-15) – (Tues)
  • Reading Selection Test on Last Cover (Fri)
  • NO NEW SPELLING OR VOCAB WORDS THIS WEEK

Grade 8:

  • Vocab Test Unit 15 (Tues)
  • Reading Selection Test on Still Me – Christopher Reeve (Wed)
  • Vocab Workbook Review pages (due Thurs)
  • NO CLASS FRIDAY DUE TO SCHOOL MASS @ 10 am

Grade 6:

  • Unit 14 Vocab. Test (Tues)
  • Unit 15 Workbook sections (Due Thurs)
  • Selection Test on short story, Lob’s Girl  (Fri)
  • Unit 15 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Unit 15 Vocab. Test (Tues)
  • Workbook Review pages 194-201 (due Thurs)
  • Selection Test on Science Fictional story, Dark They Were, And Golden-Eyed (Fri)
  • NO SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK (REVIEW WEEK)

Grade 8:

  • Unit 14 Vocab. Test (Tues)
  • Selection Test on short story, Rules of the Game (open-book) (Wed)
  • Unit 15 Workbook sections (Due Thurs)
  • Unit 15 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 6:

  • Unit 13 Vocab Test (Tues)
  • Unit 14 Workbook HW (due Thurs)
  • Unit 14 Spelling Test (Fri)

 

Grade 7:

  • Unit 14 Vocab Test (Tues)
  • Unit 15 Workbook HW (due Thurs)
  • Unit 15 Spelling Test (Fri)

 

Grade 8:

  • Reading Test on The Monkey’s Paw (Tue)
  • Unit 14 Workbook HW (due Thurs)
  • Unit 14 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 6:

  • Cumulative Vocabulary Test (Units 1-12) – Tues.
  • Reading Quiz on  All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten – Wed.
  • Unit 13 assigned vocab pages and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 13 Spelling Test – Fri.

Grade 7:

  • Reading Quiz on excerpt from Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom – Mon.
  • Unit 13 Vocabulary Test – Tues.
  • Unit 14 assigned vocab pages and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 14 Spelling Test – Fri.

Grade 8:

  • We will be reading short story, The Monkey’s Paw this week. (Test will be 3/21)
  • NO VOCAB OR SPELLING THIS WEEK due to Mon. confessions, no school on Wednesday, and mass on Friday

Grade 6:

  • Unit 12 Vocabulary Test (Tues)
  • Workbook Review Pages 156-163 (due Thurs)
  • Quiz on The Jacket (Fri)
  • NO SPELLING TEST THIS FRIDAY DUE TO IT BEING A REVIEW WEEK.

Grade 7:

  • Cumulative Vocabulary Test – Units 1-12 (Tues)
  • Reading Test on short story, What Do Fish Have to do With Anything? (Wed)
  • Assigned workbook pages for Unit 13 with 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 13 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • Cumulative Vocabulary Test – Units 1-12 (Tues)
  • Workbook Review Pages 156-163 with 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 13 Spelling Test (Fri)
  • Reading Test on biography, Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad (Fri)

Grade 6:

  • ALL Unit 12 vocab pages with 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 12 Spelling Test (Fri)
  • Quiz on Informative Nonfiction piece, Summer of Fire (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Vocabulary Review Pages 156-163 (due Thurs)
  • Quiz on short story, The Scholarship Jacket (Fri)
  • NO spelling test this week due to it being review lessons

Grade 8:

  • Vocabulary Review Pages 156-163 (due Thurs)
  • Quiz on radio play, The Hitchhiker (Fri)
  • No spelling test this week due to it being review lessons

 

Grade 6:

  • Catholic Daughter Entries: Poem/Essay (due Tues)
  • Unit 11 Vocabulary Test (Wed)
  • No class Friday due to Class Mass @ 8:30

Grade 7:

  • Catholic Daughter Entries: Poem/Essay (due Tues)
  • Unit 11 Vocabulary Test (Tues)
  • Unit 12 wkbk. pages (due Thurs)
  • Test on autobiography, Boy: Tales of Childhood (Fri)
  • Unit 12 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • Catholic Daughters Entries: Poem/Essay (due Tues)
  • Unit 11 Vocabulary Test (Tues)
  • Unit 12 wkbk. pages (due Thurs)
  • Test on Flowers for Algernon (Fri)
  • Unit 12 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 6:

  • Unit 11 workbook homework (due Thurs)
  • Selection Test on essay, My First Dive with the Dolphins (Fri)
  • Unit 11 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 7:

  • Unit 11 workbook homework (due Thurs)
  • Selection Test on short story, The White Umbrella (Fri)
  • Unit 11 Spelling Test (Fri)

Grade 8:

  • Unit 11 workbook homework (due Thurs)
  • We will begin reading Flowers for Algernon this week (Test will be next week – TBD)
  • Unit 11 Spelling Test (Fri)

 

Grade 6:

  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Test (Tuesday)
  • Selection Test on story, The School Play
  • We will not be starting a new vocab/spell unit this week due to activities for CSW.

Grade 7:

  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Test (Wed)
  • Selection Test on fantasy, The Serial Garden (Thurs)
  • We will not be starting a new vocab/spell unit this week due to activities for CSW.

Grade 8:

  • Unit 10 Vocabulary Test (Tues)
  • Selection Test on story, The Tell-Tale Heart (Wed)
  • We will not be starting a new vocab/spell unit this week due to activities for CSW.

HAPPY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK! 🙂

Grade 6:

  • Quiz on Matthew Hensen on Top of the World (Wed)
  • Vocab/Spell. Unit 10 pages (due Thurs)
  • Unit 10 Spelling Test (Thurs this week)
  • We will begin reading short story, The School Play this week.
  • NO CLASS THIS FRIDAY DUE TO MASS @ 8:30

Grade 7:

  • Quiz on An American Childhood (Mon)
  • Vocab/Spell. Unit 10 pages (due Thurs)
  • Unit 10 Spelling Test (Mon. 1/30)
  • We will begin reading fantasy, The Serial Garden
  • NO CLASS FRIDAY DUE TO TEACHERS’ WORKSHOP

Grade 8: 

  • Quiz on A Running Brook of Horror
  • Vocab/Spell. Unit 10 assigned (due Thurs)
  • Unit 10 Spelling Test (Fri)
  • We will begin reading The Tell Tale Heart this week.

 

 

Grade 6:

  • Vocab pages 122-125 (due Thurs)
  • We will finish film, The Miracle Worker (Helen Keller)
  • Prepare for Cumulative Vocabulary Test Units 1-9 (Tues 1/24)

Grade 7:

  • Vocab pages 122-125 (due Thurs)
  • Quiz on narrative nonfiction excerpt, An American Childhood (Mon)
  • Prepare for Cumulative Vocabulary Test Units 1-9 (Tues 1/24)
  • Adventure Narrative Paper (due Mon)

Grade 8:

  • Vocab pages 122-125 (due Thurs)
  • We will finish film, The Diary of Anne Frank (Wed)
  • Prepare for Cumulative Vocabulary Test Units 1-9 (Tues 1/24)

 

 

Grade 6:

  • Test on Narrative poem/song (Mon)
  • Vocab Test on Unit 9 words (Tues)
  • Selection Test on The Story of My Life – Helen Keller (Fri)
  • No workbook homework or spelling test this week

Grade 7:

  • Vocab Test on Unit 9 words (Tues)
  • Selection Test on Exploring the Titanic (Fri)
  • No workbook homework or spelling test this week

Grade 8:

  • Selection Test on The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank (Mon)
  • Make-up Unit 9 Spelling Test (Mon-due to Friday’s school mass)
  • Test on Unit 9 words (Tues)
  • We will be watching the 1959 film version of The Diary of Anne Frank this week.
  • No workbook homework or spelling test this week

 

 

6th Grade:

  • Vocab Workbook Unit 9 Sections: Synonyms, Antonyms, Completing the Sentence and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 9 Spelling Test – Friday
  • Working on narrative poem, “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and Shakespeare’s, “Fairy Lullaby” this week (Test on Monday, 1/9)

7th Grade:

  • Vocab Workbook Unit 9 Sections: Synonyms, Antonyms, Completing the Sentence and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 9 Spelling Test – Friday
  • Quiz on “An Hour With Abuelo” – Friday

8th Grade:

  • Vocab Workbook Unit 9 Sections: Synonyms, Antonyms, Completing the Sentence and 3x each (due Thurs)
  • Unit 9 Spelling Test – Monday 1/9 (due to school mass this Friday)
  • Test on Interview Excerpt, “The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank”  (Monday 1/9)

Welcome to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Literature.  Throughout the school year, students will read a wide variety of literary genres.  These literary excerpts are presented within our anthology entitled Language of Literature by McDougal-Littell.  Reading Comprehension, Applying Reading Strategies, Critical Thinking, and Writing Opportunities are an integral component of the curriculum.

*All grades have a spelling test each Friday on the lesson started earlier in the week, unless told otherwise. *
**Quality Points are deducted when a student misses homework, doesn’t bring the correct workbook/textbook to class, and also for inappropriate classroom behavior/lack of cooperation.**

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Tuesday – Gym
Wednesday – Art
Thursday – Media
Friday – Study Hall

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