8th Grade English

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.

Course Description

English 8 addresses reading, writing, listening and speaking within a rigorous standards-based program.  Instruction will include reading comprehension, writing in narrative, argumentative, and informative/explanatory, 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 as dictated by California Common Core Standards.

Core program for students performing at the Standards Met and/or Standards Nearly Met levels.

Core Works: 

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen

 

 

News

4/28/17

Wraps and rice bowls available as entrees. You can pick your protein of choice! Comes with cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, and carrots.

 

Proteins:

Carne asada plate skirt steak

Filipino BBQ Chicken

Tofu (grilled or fried)

 

Sides and Desserts:

Fried polen-tots

Fried French green beans

Grilled Pineapple Skewers with chocolate sauce
 

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4/24/17

The audition panel and I are proud to announce the following students have been selected to perform at the Spaghetti Dinner on May 10.

 

1. Rhea Bhau- singing

2. Izzy Ignacio and Jade Duncan - singing and dancing

3. Julianna Hoyle - reciting poetry

4. Lauren Black- singing and playing piano

5. Jaclyn Manke and Maya Adams - singing

6. Sophie Albiani - singing

7. Bella Ruggiero - singing

8. Sophia Lucas - singing

9. Hazel Garza - singing

10. Ava Lown - singing

 

A rehearsal schedule will be set starting next week.

 

Thank you!

 

Mrs. Campbell

 

 

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