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Syllabus and Calendar

Our school year is set up in quarters:
  • 1st quarter will cover periods 1, 2 and 3 and begins Sept. 2 and ends Nov. 6
  • 2nd quarter will cover periods 4, 5, 6 and 7 and begins Nov. 9 and ends Jan. 29
  • 3rd quarter will cover periods 1, 2, and 3 and begins Feb. 1 and ends Apr. 2
  • 4th quarter will cover periods 4, 5, 6 and 7 and begins Apr. 12 and ends Jun. 16
 
1st and 2nd quarters will meet the reading standards for literature using the novel, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' by Mark Twain.
 
3rd and 4th quarters will meet the reading standards for information text using the novel, 'A Night to Remember,' by Walter Lord.
 
A list of the reading standards are posted on separate pages.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

8th Grade Reading Calendar for 1st and 2nd Quarters with Mrs. Vega


(reading literature standards met along with chapters covered in ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’)



M                        T                       W                     TH                   F

Week 1

R.L.8.1

Cite evidence to support inferences

Ch 1

Ch 2

Ch 3

Ch 4

Week 2

R.L.8.3

Analyze dialogue in stories 

Ch 5

Ch 6

Ch 7

Ch 8

Week 3

R.L.8.2

Determining theme

Ch 9

Ch 10 

Ch 11

Ch 12

Week 4

R.L.8.2

Summarizing Literary Texts

Ch 13

Ch 14

Ch 15

Ch 16

Week 5

R.L.8.4

Determining word meanings

Ch 17

Ch 18

Ch 19 

Ch 20

Week 6

R.L.8.4

Analyzing analogies & allusions

Ch 21

Ch 22

Ch 23

Ch 24

Week 7

R.L.8.5

Comparing & contrasting structure

Ch 25

Ch 26

Ch 27 

Ch 28

Week 8

R.L.8.6

Analyzing point of view

Ch 29

Ch 30

Ch 31

Ch 32

Week 9

R.L.8.9

Analyzing elements of modern fiction

Ch 33

Ch 34

Ch 35

 


All assignments, guidelines and directions will be found in Google Classroom. Please email me with any questions jvega@mlsd.org.