8th Grade English Lab

Course Description

Katherine Albiani Mission Statement:

Katherine L. Albiani Middle School’s mission is to ensure a safe, healthy, and dynamic learning environment that provides all levels of learners universal access to a rigorous curriculum that promotes high standards of scholarship and citizenship.

English 8 Lab addresses reading, writing, listening and speaking within a rigorous standards-based program.  Instruction will include reading comprehension, writing in narrative and expository modes, language conventions, vocabulary development in meaningful contexts, and reference skills.  Students will study various genres including the short story, novel, drama, biography, poetry, and informational materials within the context of the district designated thematic connections of Moments of Decision: Challenges, Choices, Celebrations, and Freedom and Responsibility.  

The English 8 Lab program is for students performing at the Standards Not Met and/or Standards Nearly Met levels.
 
Rigorous, standards-based instruction at grade level using a variety of resources and texts focusing on Common Core State Standards.  This course has an extra period  to provide more time/strategies/support.
 

Core Works:

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

News

3/24/17

Just a reminder that there is NO Tech Saturday. Tech Sunday, March 26, is from 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. for Crew. Noon - 5 p.m. for Cast.

 

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3/9/17


Tickets are now on sale for the Katherine L. Albiani Theatre Company's spring musical - Disney's High School Musical 2 Jr.! The show will run March 30 - April 1 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, April 1.  Click on the link below for online ordering.  Tickets will be available soon in the Student Store, and will be sold at the door.

 

Want to avoid the general admission line and have a cushioned reserved seat? Be sure to check out our VIP seats! You'll get a VIP goody bag and intermission snacks will be delivered right to your seat. (Please see the attached seating chart. Once you've purchased tickets, please contact Michelle Campbell so that she may assist you with seat selection.)

 

VIP seats are expected to sell out, so don't wait!  Proceeds from VIP ticket sales go towards improving our program with items and equipment like new microphones and lights, and improving our curtain system. 

 

Thanks for supporting KAMS Theatre!

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