Ms. Hill
8th Grade Language Arts




The best way to communicate with me is via email: hjhill@conroeisd.net 

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"My hope is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here."
~Jim Henson






9th Grade SUMMER READING information was distributed in class.  Please ask your student about his/her options.  The link with the information is on the left-9th grade summer reading

May 22-June 1, 2017
90 Minute
AGENDA:  Semester Exam Review/Finals
HOMEWORK:  NONE! (Answer to review on the left)
45 Minute
AGENDA: Semester Exam Review/Finals
HOMEWORK:  NONE! (Answer to review on the left)

Important Upcoming Dates:           
daily grades, quiz grades, major grades                            
3/20-STAAR Class Review #1-34
3/21 Unit 12 Intro p. 146-150
3/22-23 Planner Check 2/27-3/10
3/24 Unit 12 Word Map Due
3/27 STAAR Class Review #35-52
4/3 NEW SURF BOOK due in class (Holocaust-Fiction or Non-Fiction)
4/5 Final Dunk Test/Annotations Ch. 20-37
4/6 Unit 12 Exercises
4/7 Unit 12 Quiz
4/10 Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen due in class (You can order from Scholastic.com code: QTFR8)
4/11 Unit 10-12 Cumulative Test (Review is Bonus: pp. 156-163)
4/12 Unit 13 Introduction done in class
4/14 Good Friday Holiday
4/17 Unit 13 Word Map/Poet-TREE haiku
4/19 Unit 13 Exercises
4/20 Unit 13 Quiz
4/24 Unit 14 Introduction done in class, Ch. 1-7 DA Take home Test due
4/26 Check 1-7 annotations, SURF log week 3
4/28 Unit 14 Word Map
5/3 Unit 14 Exercises
5/4 Unit 14 Quiz
5/5 Devil's Arithmetic 8-14 Take Home Test Due
5/12 Unit 15 Intro done in class, Senior Letter Due
5/15 Unit 15 Word Map Due, Word Snapshot Due
5/16 Open Book Devil's Arithmetic Final Test
5/17 Unit 15 Exercises
5/18 Unit 15 Quiz
5/19 Devil's Arithmetic Final Book Test Make Ups/Annotated Book Due
5/22 LAST SURF PROJECT DUE! (MOSAIC ACTIVITY)
5/22-5/25 Semester Exam Review
5/27 Memorial Day Holiday
5/26-6/1 FINALS (see the McCullough website under Bell Schedules to see the Exam Schedule)

How are Annotations Graded??
*Prediction at the beginning of each chapter
*Three highlights per page with a label from the annotation bookmark (see links)
*Vocabulary words from the back of the question highlighted and boxed
*Question or reflection at the end of each chapter


Quick and easy way to check your grammar! http://www.grammarcheck.net/writing-mistakes-blogging/

Every student needs a vocabulary book ! Sadlier-Oxford Level C
You can purchase it in the library for $16.50

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Ideas for SURF novels, etc.  
for your age level:



CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE LITERATURE TEXTBOOK ONLINE: https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
You will need to set up an account!


Please contact the Counselor's Office if you would like to schedule a conference with me.

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