What is Cinco de Mayo?
04/27/2022
This video covers the history of Cinco De Mayo.

This video covers the history of Cinco De Mayo.

Women's History Month - Unit Overview
03/08/2022
Week 5 Lesson Intro - Bonnet
02/28/2022
Hello! This week, we will be learning a bit more about symbols and how they represent universal concepts in literature.

Hello! This week, we will be learning a bit more about symbols and how they represent universal concepts in literature.

Welcome Back to School - Read Aloud Picture B...
07/22/2021
This read aloud is about accepting all students back to school. Our school is a space where all students should feel cared for and loved.

This read aloud is about accepting all students back to school. Our school is a space where all students should feel cared for and loved.

Teacher Intro - Bonnet
06/16/2021
This video is an introduction to your new 8th grade literacy teacher: Mr. Bonnet!

This video is an introduction to your new 8th grade literacy teacher: Mr. Bonnet!

Symbolism and Theme in Literature Slideshow
08/29/2020
This slideshow covers how symbolism is used by authors to reveal themes in literature.

This slideshow covers how symbolism is used by authors to reveal themes in literature.

The Outsiders Journal Entry Written Responses
08/03/2020
This is a homework assignment for our Outsiders theme unit. Journal entries are due every Friday.

This is a homework assignment for our Outsiders theme unit. Journal entries are due every Friday.

The Outsiders - Unit Introduction
08/03/2020
This video provides some background information on the author of The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton. It discusses when she started writing it, the influences her life had on the book, etc.

This video provides some background information on the author of The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton. It discusses when she started writing it, the influences her life had on the book, etc.

Reading Card 4 Directions - Due May 29, 2020
05/22/2020
For this week's reading card, we will be analyzing our books for potential themes. Here are some strategies that we have discussed in class that you can use to find a theme: examine the symbols used in your book, the use of characterization for major characters, the conflict, how the character changes over time, and any allusions made in the text. Write 2 paragraphs that analyze the theme, picking at least 2 of the strategies listed above. Use evidence from the text to support your answer. As always, read the rubric to know what I’m grading you on!

For this week's reading card, we will be analyzing our books for potential themes. Here are some strategies that we have discussed in class that you can use to find a theme: examine the symbols used in your book, the use of characterization for major characters, the conflict, how the character changes over time, and any allusions made in the text. Write 2 paragraphs that analyze the theme, picking at least 2 of the strategies listed above. Use evidence from the text to support your answer. As always, read the rubric to know what I’m grading you on!

Theme Assignment Directions
05/22/2020
Please read the short stories. Identify the universal concepts of each story. From the universal concepts, create a potential theme. Finally, justify your theme with textual evidence!

Please read the short stories. Identify the universal concepts of each story. From the universal concepts, create a potential theme. Finally, justify your theme with textual evidence!

Theme Assignment - May 22, 2020
05/22/2020
How To Find A Theme
05/22/2020
Watch this video for our short quiz next Friday!

Watch this video for our short quiz next Friday!