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Junior High Language Arts

 Week of November 18-22

NOTE: Grades are posted regularly, and middle school students are strongly encouraged to keep up with their own grades on Gradelink. 

ALL middle school students have an independent project due on Tuesday, 12/3. The information for this project was sent home last week, and it is also attached on Gradelink. 

All middle school students will be participating in the AR (Accelerated Reader) program and will need a certain number of AR points each 9 weeks. 

  • 1st 9 weeks: 30 points
    • 15 points due by Thursday, 9/5
    • Full points (30) due by Thursday, 10/11 
  • 2nd 9 weeks: 35 points
    • 18 points due by Thursday, November 7
    • All points (35) due by Thursday, December 19
  • 3rd 9 weeks: 40 points
  • 4th 9 weeks: 45 points

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact me at or message me on our class Remind 101

This week in ELAR:

  • Reading
    • All grades finished their books last week! 
    • REMEMBER: Project due Tuesday, December 3
    • This week, we will be reading articles that deal with the books we finished:
      • 8th grade: Children's diaries during the Holocaust
      • 7th grade: Auschwitz-Birkenau
      • 6th: Danish Resistance during WWII
  • English
    • There is a big focus on writing this week
    • We will be talking about main idea and how to best structure our paragraphs

Important dates in ELAR this week:

  • No tests this week!
  • Independent project due Tuesday, 12/3!