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Welcome to Middle School Language Arts 

Karen C Caccavale   NBCT



8TH GRADE:  We are currently studying the Holocaust. In addition to reading Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl and A Long Walk to Water, each students has chosen a supplemental Holocaust related book and is completing a Journal Project, documenting and reflecting on their readings.  (Due March 19th)     
7TH GRADE:  We are working on the novel:  Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez & will continue reading short stories and essays she has written.
6TH GRADE:  Students will continue their Literature Circles tasks, taking roles as Facilitator, Illustrator, Summarizer, Word Wizard, and Investigator, as they read and analyze the new novel:  The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.  Next week we will continue working on argument writing:  PEA (Point, Evidence, Analysis) as we analyze literature. THURSDAY HOMEWORK:  READ CHAPTER 17 







Grade Weighting:

Tests-50%  (Tests, Projects, Speeches, Final Essays)


Homework-15% (If I give a quiz about the previous night's reading, it counts as a homework grade!)