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    8th Grade

    Reading &

    Language Arts

    Core

     
     
     

    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.

    Announcements

    READING:
    Cores 1 & 2: reading Tale of Two Cities, Book 2: Chapters 1-6 then independently (IR) for Chapters 7-24. By the end of the month, we will begin our Gothic Literature unit with elements and short stories.

    Core 3: reading "Flowers for Algernon" short story in the Holt Lit. Book. By the end of the month, we will begin out Gothic Literature unit with elements and short stories.

    ENGLISH: working on and presenting our Invention Presentation speech in front of the class. Then writing a gothic story with some grammar review.

     

     8th gr. Core Novels & Independent Reading schedule

     

     
     

    Dates to Remember:

     

    1/7 return back to school; begin 2nd Semester/3rd Quarter

    1/20 Martin Luther King, Jr. 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

     

    Schedule

    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