Literature & ELA with Ms. E. Scarfogliero

     "We are people of hope led by the Spirit."  

Please email at escarfogliero5620@ollmalverne.org if there are any questions.  I will do my best to answer within 48 hours.  Thank you.

Click here for a Weekly Reading Log template for grades 6, 7, & 8. 

Click here for Reading Log and Journal information for grades 6, 7, & 8. 


Grade 6   

Welcome! ELA/ Literature class will be a wonderful experience this year! The students are currently working on a writing unit to learn how to formulate 5 paragraph essays. Our first story, "The School Story", will be read and analyzed for literary devices and character traits. Click here for Book Sharing Project information.

 


Grade 7 ELA/Literature class will prove to be an extraordinary experience! Currently, the students have started their first novel, A Wrinkle in Time, which coincides to our Catholic Identity. We will analyze character traits, literary devices, and insure comprehension of the novel. We will focus on refining writing and vocabulary skills. Click here for Book Sharing information.

** Note that at this stage of the year, reading should take at least 15 minutes and the writing of a full paragraph summary should take at least 15 minutes. Therefore, the total amount for the Reading Log and Journal should be at least 30 minutes. **


Grade 8‚Äč

 

ELA/Literature class will surely be exciting this year! The students have jumped right in and have started the first novel, The Giver, which will provide many opportunities to discuss our Catholic Identity. Literary devices and character analysis, along with many other lessons will be accomplished. In conjunction with Religion class, students are cooperatively writing an original parable or recreating an original to set in modern times. We will be filming these in class on Thursday, 9/14. We are focusing on spreading God's light being people of hope as we prepare for Confirmation. Click here for Book Sharing information.

** Note that at this stage of the year, reading should take at least 15 minutes and the writing of a full paragraph summary should take at least 15 minutes. Therefore, the total amount for the Reading Log and Journal should be at least 30 minutes. **

 

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