Susan Lawson
Language Arts


August 20th-24th

Grade 8:

SAT Spelling:

accost     affluent     belligerent   capricious   despondent  

extravagant     loquacious     morose     recapitulate

tedious

*Spelling test on Friday!

*AR Goal for Trimester: 30 points

 

Grade: 7

SAT Spelling List:

acclaim     affliction     bestow     enthrall   exuberant 

hospitable     infuriate     overwhelm    reprimand    wary

*Spelling test on Friday!

*AR Goal for Trimester: 25 points


August 27th-31st

Grade 8 SAT Spelling List:

audacious     chastise    encroach     fortify     munificent

pariah      persevere     repudiate     sympathetic   variance

*Test on Friday!

 

Grade 7 SAT Spelling List:

authentic     bleak     customary     endure    grueling    

legacy         nimble     persist        robust      wince

*Test on Friday!


Sept. 4th-7th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

immense   majestic    numerous      horizon     awakening

beaming   patronize  obligation   psychological   attribute  

* 15 AR pts due by Friday, September 21st

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

resilience      perseverance     generosity     struggling

impairment      frustrated        supervision     charitable

philanthropist   influence

* 12 AR points by Friday, September 21st


September 10th-14th

Grade 8 Spelling Review List:

theorize   sustain   declaration   pronounce   enumerate

anxious   tension     restrain       quarrel       bickering

*Spelling test on Friday!

*15 AR points due by Friday, September 21st.

*School Pictures this Friday, September 14th.

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

flung       catapult     lurch     dialogue      consequence

notable   contradict   justify   alternative     discredit

*Spelling test on Friday.

*12 AR points due by Friday, September 21st.

*School Pictures this Friday, September 14th.

 

 

 


September 17th-21st

Grade 8 Review Spelling List:

belligerent     extravagant     audacious    sympathetic

majestic     patronize     anxious    quarrel    despondent

chastise

*Spelling test on Friday.

*15 AR points due by Friday, 9-21.

 

Grade 7 Review Spelling List:

exuberant     infuriate    authentic    customary    

perseverance    charitable    consequence   alternative

hospitable    endure

*Spelling test on Friday.

*12 AR points due this Friday, 9-21.


September 24th-28th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: Words with ie and ei

deceive     grievance     menagerie   premier

species     leisure       beige      feigned  

sovereignty      forfeiture

*Spelling test on Friday!

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: Long Vowel Spellings

mainstay     coincide     enlighten   repeatedly

although     guarantee     eulogy     gratify

speculate     cubicle

*Spelling test on Friday!


Oct. 1st-Oct 5th

Spelling List Grade 8:

controller    propellant    commitment    occurrence    

dispelling   transmitter   deterred    regrettable   regretful

committed

*Test on Friday!

Spelling List Grade 7:

accord    official    efficiency    fulfill    satellite   challenge

commend   opponent   assistant   successful

*Test on Friday!


October 8th-12th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: Keeping the Final Silent e

endorsement     incitement    remorseful    remorseless

 judgment        advantageous    replaceable    foreseeable

canoeist          decreeing

*Spelling Test on Friday!

*Fall Break: October 15th-19th

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: Spelling the short o sound

audible     authentic     haunted    precaution    flawless

appall     thoughtful    slaughter    notorious     seaboard

*Spelling test on Friday!

*Fall Break: October 15th-19th

 


October 22nd- October 26th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: The suffixes -ise, -ize, -yze       

improvise     monopolize   paralyze    televise   categorize

enterprise     apologize     scrutinize     emphasize  

compromise

*Spelling test on Friday!

*30 AR points due on November 2nd!

*Trimester 1 ends November 2nd.

 

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: Dropping the Final Silent e

coincidence     pursuing    diversity    radiating    legibly

reversal        narrator      ridiculous    notable     shiny

*Spelling test on Friday!

*25 AR points due on November 2nd!

*Trimester 1 ends November 2nd.


October 29th-November 2nd

Grade 8:

 

Grade 7:


Nov. 5th-9th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson 14: The Suffixes -ary and -ory

sensory     satisfactory   customary    mandatory    literary

revolutionary    elementary    introductory   complementary

exploratory

*Test on Friday!

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: The Final Y

hardiness   deniable   capacities   testifying   employment

annoyance   loneliness   voluntarily   injurious   destinies

*Spelling test on Friday!

 

 


Nov. 12th-16th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: The Suffix -ion

provision   possession   deduction   aspiration   

omission      erosion      diction        revelation

occupation    secession

*Test on Friday!

*15 AR points due January 4th

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: The Suffix -ity

utility       humanity     probability     creativity   

formality     reality      timidity       originality   

maturity     versatility

*Test on Friday!

*12 AR points due January 4th

 

 


November 26th-30th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: The Suffix -ous

harmonious      pious      miscellaneous     boisterous

valorous      fictitious       ingenious     gracious   contagious

hilarious

*DOL Quiz on Thursday!

*Spelling Test/ Definitons Quiz on Friday!

*15 AR pts due January 4th

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: The suffixes -ance & -ence

brilliance        excellence      assurance      prudence    

consequence    eloquence    attendance    independence

significance      alliance

*DOL Quiz on Thursday!

*Spelling Test/ Definitions Quiz on Friday!

*12 AR pts due January 4th

 


December 3rd-7th

Grade 8:

No spelling list this week.

*15 AR pts due January 4th

 

Grade 7:

No spelling list this week.

*12 AR points due January 4th


September 30- October 4

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: Latin Word Roots duc and port

conductor     deduct    induce    productive   reducible

subdue   comport     transportation    supportive   portable

*Test on Friday!

*Definitions Quiz on Friday!

*21 AR pts due by Oct. 11th 

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: Latin Word Roots scrib and fer

describe   inscribe    prescription    scribble   manuscript

transfer    infer     reference    preference   conifer

*Test on Friday!

*Definitions Quiz on Friday!

*17.5 AR pts due by Oct. 11th

 

 

 


January 14th- 18th

Grade 8 Spelling List:

Lesson: Latin Word Roots- bene and mal

maladjustment    malicious   malfunctioning

malady    malnourished    benefits    beneficial

benefactor   benevolent   benediction

*Spelling test/ definitions quiz on Friday!

*30 AR points due February 14th!

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

Lesson: Easily Misspelled Words

futile / feudal      idle / idol       petal / pedal   

phase / faze       allusion / illusion    

*Spelling test on Friday!

*25 AR points due February 14th!

 

 

 


January 28th- February 1st

Grade 8 Spelling List:

analyze    persuade    compare   contrast   summarize

demonstrate   describe    explain    interpret   infer

*Spelling test/ definitions quiz on Friday!

*30 AR points due February 14th

 

Grade 7 Spelling List:

analyze   persuade     compare   contrast   summarize

demonstrate   describe   explain   interpret   infer

*Spelling test/ definitions quiz on Friday!

*25 AR points due February 14th

 


February 4th- 8th

Grade 8/ Grade 7 Spelling List:

support         evidence          central idea           cite

evaluate        identify              claim            determine   

 verify           theme   

*Spelling test/ definitions quiz on Friday!

*30 AR points due Feb. 14th (8th)

*25 AR points due Feb. 14th (7th)

  

 


February 11th-15th

Last week of Trimester 2!


March 4th- March 8th

Trimester 3

 

Grade 8: 15 AR pts due by Thursday, April 4th!

 

Grade 7: 12 AR pts due by Thursday, April 4th!


May 2019

Grade 8:

30 AR points due by Thursday, May 16th, at 3:15.

 

Grade 7:

25 AR points due by Thursday, May 16th, at 3:15.


Language Arts Supply List

Grade 8 Language Arts Supply List:

1 1/2" binder

5 tab dividers

Loose-leaf paper for binder

1 box of Kleenex

 

Grade 7 Language Arts Supply List:

1 1/2 " binder 

Spiral notebook, 80 pages (college or wide-ruled)

black pens & red pens

highlighter

divider tabs (4 for my classroom)

 

*Students will need earbuds or inexpensive headphones, pencil/ binder pouch, pencils, red ink pens, and highlighters to be used in ALL classes.

 

Thank you! See you on Tuesday, August 6th!

 

 

 

 

 

 


August 19th- August 23rd

Grade 8

Spelling List:   Double Consonants

eccentric     accommodate     vaccinate     exaggerate

recommend    boycott           appalling     questionnaire

embarrass     apparently

*Spelling Test/ Voabulary Quiz on Friday!

*Tribal Council elections on Wednesday!

 

Grade 7

Spelling List:  Double Consonants

accord      official       efficiency        fulfill   

satellite   challenge     commend       opponent                  

assistant    successful

*Spelling Test/Vocabulary Quiz on Friday!

*Tribal Council elections on Thursday!

 

 


August 26th- 30th

Grade 8: Spelling List

Double Consonants:

allusion     attitude     summary   assess   connotation

collaborate    annotate    ellipsis    narrative   omission

*Spelling tes/ Vocab quiz on Friday!

* Level Reward Day on Friday!

 

Grade 7 Spelling List

Double Consonants:

allusion     parallel     summary     alliteration     sufficient

connotation     collaborate     annotate     appositive

narrrative 

*Spelling test/ Vocab quiz on Friday!

*Level Reward Day on Friday!


Oct. 7-Oct. 11

Grade 8 Spelling List

Latin Word Roots: mort & vit/viv

mortality     mortify    immortalize     vital       vitality

revive       survival      convivial     vivacious    vivacity

*Spelling test/ defintions quiz on Friday!

*21 AR pts. due by Friday!

 

Grade 7 Spelling List

Latin Word Roots: voc & mit

vocabulary     vocation    provoke       revoke      evoke

commit         transmit     permissive   admission   omission

*Spelling test/ definitions quiz on Friday!

*17.5 AR pts. due by Friday!