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    8th Grade

    Reading &

    Language Arts



    Welcome to Mrs. Acuña's Web Page

    Please check this site MONTHLY for Core and school announcements throughout the year. I will update this page and the assignment calendar at the beginning of every month.

    See the links below and left for how to prepare.


    Welcome back 8th Graders!! I am excited as you are to begin your BEST year at McAuliffe! The year will go fast, and there are lots to accomplish before you begin high school.

    READING: Begin routine of Greek & Latin etymology lessons and Independent Reading of a historical fiction of your choice. Review literary terms before beginning our first core novel, The Crucible

    ENGLISH: Review grammar parts of speech; goals essay and poetry writing


     August Welcome Letter & Core supply list

     8th gr. Core Novels & Independent Reading schedule



    Dates to Remember:

    8/7  First Day of 8th grade

    8/14  min. day / Back to School Night

    8/19  assembly

    8/29  school pictures

    8/30  min. day / Teacher Fall Planning

    9/2  Labor Day - no school


     Wednesdays - early release days - 2:05 dismissal

    Contact Me

    Here are the best ways and times to contact me:

    Phone: (714 ) 816-3320 x77242
    Email: aacuna@losal.org (preferred)
    Conference time: 10:30-11:16


    Study Hall: 8:00-8:40am Tuesdays & Wednesdays; 3:15-3:55pm Tuesdays & Thursdays



    Period 1 - Reading 8
    Period 2 - Language Arts 8
    Period 3 - CONFERENCE

    Period 4 - Reading 8
    Period 5 - Language Arts 8
    Period 6 - Reading 8
    Period 7 - Language Arts 8