Today students wrote their poetry test and we will be finishing off the week with some additional poem writing!
In Social Studies students are working on Aztec Education and Laws.
Language Arts - A reminder that your 3 haiku poems are due tomorrow and your acrostic should be completed already. You should be well into your slam poem and working on the performance piece at home.
Social Studies - You can continue your research on your Aztec warrior!
CEREAL BOX, CRACKER BOX, CHOCOLATE BOX!!! BRING ONE FOR YOUR SNACK-N-CHAT!
This week students will be working on creating their own slam poem and performing it on Thursday!
In Social Studies we will be looking at the hierarchy of the Aztec society. Students will be creating their own Aztec character and looking at different aspects of life through the eyes of their person.
Language Arts - Poetry analysis is due on Monday for one poem. All resources are available on D2l
Social Studies - Aztec god and festival accordion due on Monday.
BRING YOUR CEREAL/CRACKER/CHOCOLATE BOX!
Exciting beginning of 2019 as we delve into the study of the Aztec civilization and interaction with the Spanish. Students are creating interactive notebooks filled with cool foldable to show off their learning. Some of these include vocabulary, research and critical thinking activities from primary and secondary sources.
In Language Arts we have started our poetry unit, analyzed The Ravin and are now analyzing a poem of our own. Next week we will be starting work on so slam poetry and have contest to see who is the best slammer in grade 8!