English 9 CP 2019/20

Summer Reading for Students Entering Grade 9

Summer Reading, Incoming 9th graders

OPTIONAL:
ROBERT GRAVES, GREEK GODS AND HEROES 


REQUIRED:
NEWSELA

Students will access five (5) assigned articles on Newsela.  Students will complete the comprehension questions and writing task (click on the pencil) associated with each article.

 

(To log into Newsela, go to www.newsela.com, and use your mppanthers account          (use the “g”) to log in.  Join class U22BUS to locate assignments and instructions.  Both comprehension questions and written responses must be completed for credit. Assignments are located in the binder section of Newsela.)

 

REQUIRED:

IXL  GRADE 9 SKILLS   (log on https://www.ixl.com/signin/midlandpark)

Students must complete 30 minutes on each skill AND achieve a score of 75 to receive credit. 

Skills include:

 

IXL SKILLS - 30 minutes AND score of 75

Identify sentence fragments

Identify run-on sentences

Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons

Commas: review

Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses

Correct capitalization errors