Above: The cover The Outsiders - the novel study we are beginning.
LA - Today we began a new unit which is a novel study of the book The Outsiders. We did some anticipatory (pre-novel) work today, including the following journal entry, which is homework:
Grade 8 – Entry #1: Outsiders Anticipatory Response
Throughout our novel study, you will be completing a number of journal responses.
First Entry: In anticipation of our novel study The Outsiders, you will be completing the following response in your Creative Journal.
SS - Today we began taking notes for our next topic in the Renaissance - Humanism. Notes were not completed, and so we will finish them tomorrow and move on to our first Humanist activity.
(A copy of the notes can be found at the end of this homework blog entry.
Wednesday, Nov 7th - 8C Ski trip forms due to Ms. Rishaug
Thursday, Nov 22nd - Parent/Teacher Interviews PM
Friday, Nov 23rd - Parent/Teacher Interviews (Day)