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 exciting9. 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 19 – Progress Reports emailed

September 19 – Jersey Day (wear your favorite team jersey or tshirt)

October 7 – Fall Football Fest from 4:30-8pm at Mrs. Ramona’s house

9/13: We stayed very busy on this cool, rainy morning. The students turned in their Autobiography assignments for a grade. They will be returned back as soon as possible. Last week’s Grammar Test was given back to your child this morning. Today’s lengthy class discussion and PPT notes focused on Verbs – Chapter 3. They enjoyed playing a fun game in small groups to reinforce the topic. Follow your Agenda this week for all questions, classwork, and assignments. Remember as you work on your Grammar Exercises, several have been omitted! Please study hard for the upcoming Vocabulary Quiz. Have a wonderful week

9/5: We hope everyone enjoyed their long Labor Day weekend with family and friends. The Time Line Assignment was collected for a grade. It will be given back as soon as possible. Grammar Exercise 4.5 was also collected. It has already been graded and returned  back to your child. We took our first Grammar Test in class this morning. Graded tests will be given back next week. The students also worked in pairs in class on an Vocabulary activity that reviewed their next set of words.

Next week’s writing assignment, Autobiography is due next class.  { page 73 Grammar book} Try your best to keep this assignment under 3 long paragraphs. Follow your Agenda for all classwork, questions, and assignments.

8/29: The students took their first Vocabulary Quiz 1-14. They will be returned next week. Grammar exercise 2.11 was collected for a grade and has already been returned back to your child. The Childhood Treasure writing assignment was also returned back to your child this morning.

In today’s class discussion, we covered Chapters 2 & 4/ Nouns & Pronouns. Next week we will have a Grammar test on Chapters 1, 2, &4. {Sentences, Nouns, and Pronouns}. Please Study Hard!  The “Timeline” writing assignment will also be due next week. Full details about this assignment are located on page 37 of your Grammar books. A minimum of 10 events must be listed on your timeline. Please follow the Agenda for all other classwork, questions, and assignments.

8/22: We had a very busy and productive morning. The students turned in their Grammar Exercise 1-2. They have already been graded and returned back to your child. They also turned in their Childhood Treasure assignment. We will have them graded and returned back to you as soon as possible. In our class discussion, we discussed sentences from our Grammar book. {Chapter 1}  Next week we will cover Chapters 2 & 4 in class.

Your Agenda does have one change for this week. The Movie Timeline assignment has been moved back. It will not be due until September 5th. Please follow the Agenda for all other questions, classwork , and assignments.

Study hard for your first Vocabulary Quiz 1&2 next week!

8/15: Welcome Back! It was a wonderful first day of school at Faith Tutorial! We loved seeing our old friends and  meeting some new ones. We spent the morning closely going over our class procedures, syllabus, and agenda. Each stuvery dent should now have a clear idea of how our class will operate and my expectations. We did a curriculum check which was recorded as their first grade in our gradebook. For those who were still missing supplies, please bring  them next week. All students received a copy of our class agenda. Please refer to the class agenda this week for all weekly work and assignments which we went over how to complete in class. It is going to be a great school year!

LA8 Fall Semester Agenda 2017 – This is the basic outline for your fall 2017 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.

Language Arts 8 Supply List 2017-18 – students must come prepared for class the first day with all necessary materials.

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

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