Posts Tagged ‘8th Grade’

I have added due dates for each reading and attached it here so that you can plan ahead–be aware: there very well could be a comprehension quiz on any or all of the dates listed. 8th gr tkam reading schedule with dates

I have also attached the chapter log, where you record your summaries, main events, chapter tittle, and other ideas. 8th grade mockingbird chapter by chapter

8th graders: Here is a link to the text Douglass mentions:The Columbian Orator

Douglass benefitted greatly from its lessons–perhaps you will too!


There will another vocabulary test next Thursday, October 22nd. I have attached the study guide here: 8th grade goth vocab wksht monkey

The words come from the story, “The Monkey’s Paw,” in our textbooks. Of course you realize that we will be reading this story by then–hint — hint. There is nothing to prevent you from reading ahead….

Also, did you look at the post for those who want to read ahead? I included a link to the story we will read this week: Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado.”

8th grade: “The Tell-Tale Heart”

Posted: October 2, 2015 in Home

Here is a link to the entire story in case any of you forgot your textbooks:

Be sure that you use post-its to find Gothic elements in the story.

“Checkouts” For 8th Grade

Posted: September 16, 2015 in Home

8th grade: Here is the passage by Longfellow that seems to reflect this story. Read it, think about the story, and decide why I’ve chosen this passage. Comment below to let me know you’re reading!

“Ships that pass in the night and speak each other in passing; Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life we pass and speak one another; Only a look and a voice; then darkness again and a silence.
–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

What are your thoughts? Comment below. How does this quote reflect the story?