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Welcome to 8th Grade Virtual Language Arts!

3rd & 5th Periods ~ Extended
4th, 6th & 7th Periods ~ Traditional

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March Information, Dates & Agenda

During this unprecedented time, below is what you can do as optional work for the week of March 23rd while you await the most recent news updates:  

Week 1 3/23 to 3/27 8th G Language arts



Student Action


Vocabulary words for week 5 are under “files and documents”, in the folder “unit 5”. Review each word per your class period.

Write a definition and complex sentence for each of the words per your class period.
Email your document or a picture of your work to me.


Read your book (graphic novel)* or online reputable news for 20 min. or more

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Newsela articles:

·       "Workforce: Women outnumber men"

·      " Women soccer players file suit"

·       "Virtual tour of museums"

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Read the following articles on Newsela and follow the instructions listed for each one.


Read your book  (graphic novel)* or online reputable news for 20 min. or more

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Do something helpful for your family.

Organize or clean out a closet, bookshelf or area of the garage.

 *Reading an actual book/ebook is preferred, but audiobooks are the next best thing.

All missing work (NHIs or NEs) must be submitted by 4/21 in order to count for this quarter's report card.

If you need anything from me or have any questions, please email me at:

*You may email 24/7, but responses will be sent only from 8am to 3pm M-F. Please allow for an extra business day for response as well. Thank you! 😊