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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 2 - 8TH GRADE

Reading Book List of 7th grade and higher reading level books, recommended by UCI Professor Carol Jago

http://caroljago.com/Home/

JagoBooks.pdf

TEXT: Prentice Hall Literature - Silver Level LA2 - 8th grade

Prentice Hall Literature - Silver Level LA2 - 8th grade

FIRST QUARTER - 8TH

SECOND QUARTER - 8TH

THIRD QUARTER 8TH

Fourth quarter - 8TH Les Mis' Use to be determined for 2016/17

Fourth quarter

Karen Siebert

This page reflects the 20015/6 California Core Curriculum Standards and NMUSD 7th grade overviews of student's quarterly work focus.

Ms. Siebert:

LA 1  English Literature  -  7th Grade

LA 2  English Literature  -  8th Grade (Not instructing 8th grade 2016/17)

Consultant for English Language Development

Teacher Manager for 2016/17 Pentathlon Competition- 2015/16

Interesting Notes: Participant-Dancing with the Teachers Competition, 2016

Hiked to the top of Ajax Mountain; Aspen, Colorado Summer 2012

Spring Skiing;  Ajax Mountain;  Aspen, Colorado

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 1 - 7th grade

Recommended reading list for 7 grade & up from UCI Professor, Carol Jago:

http://caroljago.com/Home/

JagoBooks.pdf

1st Quarter- 7TH

Outside Reading this quarter:

The Shakespeare Stealer, by Gary Blackwood

Vocabulary, Sentence Structures, Literature Terms, Greek & Latin Roots

Short Stories: Reading and Writing

Personal Narrative Essay Writing

Text - Prentice Hall Literature - 7th Grade Level

Text - Prentice hall Literature - 7th Grade

Outside Reading for First Quarter- 7th

The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood

2nd Qtr. - 7TH

Outside Reading - A 2014 Novel of student's choice.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare

An investigation of Shakespeare's writing & poetry

Vocabulary, Sentence Structures, Literature Terms, Greek & Latin Roots

Poetry Reading & Writing

Literature Response

Argumentative Essay Writing

Second Quarter - Midsummer Night's Dream - by William Shakespeare - Use Barron's "Shakespeare Made Easy" version

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

3rd Quarter- 7th

Outside Reading for this third quarter will be a Specific Genre - to be announced

Vocabulary, Sentence Structures, Literature Terms, Greek & Latin Roots

Non-fiction source documents

Analysis & Literature Response

Expository Essay Writing

Third Quarter - 7th

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Fourth Quarter 7th

 

Outside Reading 4th Qtr. EB novel of student's choice - 7th grade level or higher.

A variety of non-fiction short stories (provided by teachers).

Vocabulary, Sentence Structures, Literature Terms, Greek & Latin Roots

Greek & Roman Mythology Stories

Evaluating Source credibility

MLA Format & Works Cited page

Writing - Literature Response

Expository Research Essay Writing