Arlene Clear


  • Your First Quarter Book Log is due November 8
    It must be signed by a parent or guardian to be valid.
  • One book you read this quarter must be a Hero's Journey or Coming of Age book.
    A reminder of how to write the statement of theme for your book is to complete 
    this sentence: The author believes that ...(write the message that you believe the author gave us through this book. 
  • Your daily homework is to read for at least 30 minutes or more, every day, 
  • including weekends! That's just 3 1/2 hours a week!
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    Monday, September 30 - October 4
  • Make sure to complete and submit your Ithaka assignment on Schoology.
  • Read "Drummer Boy of Shiloh"and complete questions 1-9 pages 16-21.
  • Pages 22-23 on Friday.
  • Silent reading time in class on Friday - bring your independent reading book.


Nuts and Bolts
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