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 21st- October 25th

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 by 3:15 on October 31st!

*Trimester 1 ends November 1st.


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

 

 

 


October 21-October 25th

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 by 3:15 on October 31st!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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!

 


March 16th -March 20th

Assignments:

Check the homework calendar on the school webpage daily for assignments. Some assignments will be listed on both the homework calendar and Google Classroom.

If you have any questions, please email me. 

Thanks!

Mrs. Lawson