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Mrs. Lawton-Haynes


Welcome to 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade English

                                  
Week of June 5-9
6th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 31:  Words with ie or ei(Main group)
                Unit 31:  Adding the Suffix ly to words with final ic (3 students)

Grammar:  We will go over strategies for reading Non-Fiction and we will cover the topics of Central Ideas and Technical 
                  Meanings.  The students will do exercises with these topics on Study Island.
                   

Literature:  We will continue with our Poetry unit.  Students will research, share, and learn about Shel Silverstein poems.
                  
   
                  

7th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 31:  Absorbed Prefixes II

Grammar:  Go over Central Ideas and Technical Meanings.  The students will do exercises with these topics on Study Island.

Literature:  We will continue with our Poetry unit.  We will continue to learn about rhyme scheme and read and interpret poetry.
                   
                    
                  
                   

8th Grade:

Spelling:  Unit 31:  Vowel Changes IV

Grammar:  Go over Author's Point of View and Evaluating Arguments.  The students will do exercises on these topics
                   on Study Island.

Literature:  Both classes will watch the movie "The Giver".   They will compare and contrast the movie to the book.
                  We will continue to read and interpret poetry in class.
               
                  
                 

Upcoming Events:

8th Grade field trip is Tuesday, June 6.