Grade 7 & 8 Religion & Grade 8 Literature

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Welcome to Junior High Religion & Literature

Teacher: Mrs. Rebekah Vick (rvick@sbsenfield.org)

 


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Happy New Year!!  I am the new teacher for both Religion and Literature while Mrs. Vick is out.  My email is tcamp@sbsenfield.org.

 

7th Grade Literature:

Poetry Unit

The students will be introduced to poetry.  They will learn about and write four different poems. (Acrostic, Haiku, Shape and a Limerick)

 

8th Grade Literature:

Civil Rights Movement Unit

The students will be able to explain how the poems we read relate to the Civil Rights Movement.

The students will learn about similies and metaphors.

The students will be reading through many poems and songs that rely on similies and metaphors to explain their message.

 

7th Grade Religion:

Chapter 10:  Parables: Stories Jesus Told 

 

8th Grade Religion:

 

 

 

 

***Midterm Exams***

The students will be given Midterm study guides and Midterms will be taken the week of January 22nd through January 25th.

***Catholic Schools Week***

January 28th - February 1st

Many fun activities are planned for the whole week.  Please see flyer.  

 

 

7th Literature

Drama Unit
      "A Christmas Carol" Acts 1 and 2

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 60 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.


8th Literature

Christmas Morals Unit:
         "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry
         "Christmas Day in the Morning" by Pearl S. Buck
         "The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree" by Gloria Houston
         "The Story of Holly and Ivy" by Rumer Godden

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 90 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.


7th Religion

Unit: Jesus Christ the Way

  • Ch. 6: The Mission of Jesus
    Ch. 5: The Apostles, Mary and Others

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Monday, March 11, 2019. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the second trimester.


8th Religion

Unit: The History of the Church- Part 1
      Ch. 10: The First Years
      Ch. 11: The Church Grows

Advent Service Project: Candygram Sale to purchase Christmas presents for St. Francis NICU babies

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Monday, March 11, 2019. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the second trimester.

7th Literature

Drama Unit
      Introduction to Drama terminology, parts of the stage
      "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street,"
      "A Christmas Carol" Acts 1 and 2

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 60 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.

8th Literature

Dystopian Literature Unit
         novel study: The Giver by Lois Lowry

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 90 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.

7th Religion

Unit: Jesus Christ the Way

  • Ch. 4: The World Jesus Lived In
    Ch. 5: Infancy Narratives

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Friday, November 30. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the first trimester.

 

8th Religion

Unit: Marks of the Church
      Ch. 6: One
      Ch. 7: Holy
      Ch. 8: Catholic
      Ch. 9: Apostolic

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Friday, November 30. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the first trimester.

*8th Grade is in charge of the Family Mass at Holy Family Church on Sunday, November 4 at 11:00 am.

7th Literature

Short Story Unit

  • point-of-view
  • theme
  • foreshadowing

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 60 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.

 

8th Literature

Coming of Age Test

Dystopian Literature Unit
         stories: "Harrison Bergeron," "The Lottery," "New Utopia"

*Each Friday, students are expected to turn in a signed reading log, showing that they completed 90 minutes of reading that week. Additionally, each week, a “literature journal worksheet” should be turned in with the reading log. If no school on Friday, they are due on Thursday.

 

7th Religion

Unit: Jesus Christ the Way

  • Ch. 3: The New Testament
  • Ch. 4: The World Jesus Lived In

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Friday, November 30. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the first trimester.

*7th Grade is in charge of the Family Mass at St. Bernard Church on Sunday, October 14 at 10:30am.

 

8th Religion

Unit: The Mystery of the Church

  • Ch. 3: Pentecost & Models of the Church
  • Ch. 4: Prayer

*Students are required to complete 12 service hours over the course of the year. A minimum of four are due no later than Friday, November 30. This will count as a 100 point test grade for the first trimester.

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