Mrs. Humphrey

Mrs. H.

Mrs Humphrey 
8th Grade Language Arts - Highland Middle School

Week of September 9-13, 2019
Monday: Sept. 9
Springboard pg. 8 & 9: Fill out the Hero's Journey Graphic Organizer about the film Batman Begins in preparation for writing your own narrative

Tuesday: Sept. 10
Springboard pg. 10: add events from the film to the plot diagram

Wednesday: Sept 11
Vocabulary for "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh". Write the word, part of speech (noun, verb, adjective), definition, then put each word in a sentence using it correctly

  1. ruffle (verb) – to flutter or move in a slow, wavy pattern
  2. romantic (adj) – fondly imaginary; to think things are better or more exciting than they really are
  3. helter-skelter (adj) – in a confused or disorderly way
  4. benediction (noun) – a prayer or blessing
  5. strewn (adj) – untidily scattered
  6. bindled (verb) – held together in a sack
  7. immortality (noun) – the ability to live forever
  8. resolute (adj) – determined
  9. slack (verb) – to diminish or fade away
  10. decisive moment – the most important moment; the deciding moment

Thursday, Sept. 12
Begin reading "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" on Springboard pg. 16. We will be highlighting for characterization and figurative language. 

Friday, Sept. 13
Continue  reading "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" on Springboard pg. 16. We will be highlighting for characterization and figurative language.



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