MRS. LONDON

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” -- Albus Dumbledore

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This website has been created for the 8th grade students of Scribner Middle School to access their English 8 content online.

Nov. 18-24

Tuesday 18th:

1. Go over Frankenstein vocab list #1 and #2 (quiz will be on Monday)

2. Anticipation guide 

3. Debate over anticipation guide questions

4. Read the homework discussion post assignment:

Today, people talk of the struggle of balancing both work and family. Do you think it is possible for a person to be both equally devoted to a career as well as to a family? 

History is filled with people who had great accomplishments but were also terrible spouses, parents, and friends. See Ernest Hemingway. Which is more important: to have an accomplished career or to be in wonderful relationships? Use examples from your studies and experiences to support your answer. 

HOMEWORK: Discussion post #1 on My Big Campus (due by Thursday — click on GROUPS > HONORS ENGLISH > DISCUSSIONS to get to the post)

FRANKENSTEIN VOCAB

ANTICIPATION GUIDE


Wednesday 19th:

1.  Pass out character charts

2. Read/watch Letters 1-2 videos

3.  Note card 5-sentence summary

HOMEWORK:  Read letters 3-4 (pg 7-14)


Thursday 20th:

1.  Letters 1-4 Active Reading (stranger vs. Walton) worksheet + go over on board together

2. Read ch. 1 together out loud

HOMEWORK: Read ch. 2 & 3 (pg 18-29)

ACTIVE READING STRANGER VS. WALTON (PG 6)


Friday 21st:

1. Read ch. 4 aloud together

2. Character wheel SAY/DO/THINK/FEEL (focus on Victor)

HW: Read ch. 5 & 6 by MONDAY (quiz on Tuesday over chapters 4-6)

CHARACTER WHEEL


Monday 24th:

1. 8th grade computer lab to work on novel project (all period)

Homework: study for vocab quiz on Tuesday

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