Amy Vaughan

 Welcome to Language Arts 8 at Faith Home School Tutorial!

Welcome to Language Arts 8 at FAITH tutorial! I am so pleased that you have decided to share your student with me. Language Arts is a multi-faceted course that is both challenging and exciting. We will cover four main topics including: GRAMMAR, LITERATURE, WRITING, and VOCABULARY. If you would like to find out more about me, read this link: About Mrs. Amy Vaughan.

Important Dates:

September 27- Jersey Day! Wear you favorite team Jersey

October 26- Fall Festival at Mrs. Ramona’s house

****Adjective Notes from Class 9/25:
Demonstrative Adjectives – modify a noun; specifically point out a noun. Includes: this, that, these, those. (Add this info to your notes worksheet from today.)
9/18: Last weeks Grammar Test has been graded and returned back to your child, as well as their Childhood Treasure writing assignment. We are very proud of their hard work! We discussed and took detailed notes on Chapter 3 Verbs this morning. They enjoyed a fun review game to reinforce these skills. Progress Reports have already been emailed to you. Please let Mrs. Jill know {jillybug226@aol.com}  if you have any questions regarding the progress reports. Please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.
Note: For next week, please be ready for another Vocabulary Quiz roots 15-36!
Note:  You also have a writing assignment, Reporting a Story due next week!
9/11: The Grammar Exercises 4.5 was collected from students this morning for a grade. Last weeks Grammar Exercises 2.7 have already been graded and returned. The Vocabulary Quiz Rt. 1-14 from last week was also returned this morning to your child. We spent our class time taking our Grammar Test Sentences, Nouns, and Pronouns. I know they all did great! 
For next week, please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.
Don’t forget about next weeks writing assignment Autobiography. Please make the Autobiography interesting and share your unique experiences in your writing! Have a wonderful week.
9/4: This morning we collected the writing assignment Timeline from the students as well as the Grammar Exercises 2-7 for a grade. They took their very first Vocabulary Quiz in class this morning. I know they did a wonderful job! It will be graded and returned back to them as soon as possible. Our class discussion was on various types of Pronouns. They received some very valuable notes over Pronouns and did a Pronouns worksheet activity.
Note: Next Week… Grammar Test Chapters 1,2,&4.
Please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments. 
8/28: We are so proud of how well the students are adapting to the new school year! Please be sure to read the detailed email that was sent out this evening. It has lots of information about today’s class and upcoming class assignments. The students turned in Grammar Exercises {1-3} today for a grade and it has already been returned back to your child. The writing assignment, “Childhood Treasures”  was due this morning in class as well. This morning’s class discussion and notes focused on Parts of Speech. We also took an in class quiz on the 4 types of sentences.
Please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork, and assignments.  Note: Be ready for next week’s Vocabulary Quiz! 
8/21:  We had a wonderful and productive morning in Language Arts. The graded writing assignments were given back to your child. I am so proud of their writing and I know we are off to a wonderful start!
The final Graded Check for class supplies, curriculum, and the signed syllabus was done this morning as well. 
During our class discussion, we took a close look at Chapter 1/ Types of Sentences. We practiced writing the 4 types of Sentences in class and discussed the sentences in detail .
   For next week, please follow the Agenda as always for all questions, classwork and assignments.
Note: You do have a writing assignment {pg.15} in your Grammar books. You will be writing about your “Childhood Treasure”. I am looking for descriptive words and the proper format for essay writing! Have a wonderful week!
8/14: Welcome Students! We had a wonderful first day of Language Arts. We spent the beginning of class introducing ourselves and getting acquainted. As a group we took a very close look at our class semester agenda. Everyone should be clear on how the agenda is read and what is expected from each and every student. We checked all students for the required class supplies and did a curriculum check. This was recorded as their first official grade. In addition, the writing assignment was also collected for a grade.
Students were also given a detailed packet that explains all of our class procedures, policies, and class information. Parents please read over this and sign the packet. If you ever have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us. It is going to be a wonderful school year with your precious children! Thank you for sharing them with all of us at Faith Tutorial.
LA8 Fall Semester Agenda 2018 – This is the basic outline for your fall 2018 semester in LA8. This will allow you to plan and be prepared each week and give you a plan for your work at home. As a class on the first day, we will discuss and practice how to prepare for each class in order to be successful in language arts which will include looking at this agenda. I will provide them with an example weekly schedule to aid in their success.

LA8 Supply List 2018-19 – students must come prepared for class the first day with all necessary materials.They will receive a supply grade on the first day of school.

Language Arts Courses policy – please read and familiarize yourself with our class policies before the year begins.

Secondary Schedule 2018-19 – times and days that each class meets.

If you have any questions, you can email the instructor at uuangel@yahoo.com. Please allow 24 hours for a response.