8th Grade

Mrs. Amy DelRossi

Welcome to 8th grade!  I hope you are ready for your final year at St. Mark School.  I look forward to having a very productive and enjoyable year with all of you.  Remember, St. Mark School is the “BEST IN BUCKS COUNTY”

A NOTE FROM THE TEACHER

Saint Mark School

8th Grade Supply List

The following will be provided by Saint Mark School:

Theme tablets

Blue marble composition books

The following must be purchased outside of school:

 4 1- subject spiral notebooks (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)

1 3-subject spiral notebook (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)

Sharpened pencils/mechanical pencils

Black pens

Red pens

Hi-lighter

3 two-pocket folders

1 1 ½ binder

1 STANDARD SIZED pencil case

1 pack of colored pencils (no more than 12)

1 pack of crayons (no more than 24)

1 pack of THICK markers ( SHARPIES are not permitted)

1 plastic standard sized art box (ABOUT 8 x 5 inches)

1 roll of scotch tape

1 pair of scissors

2 glue sticks

1 MINI stapler

Texas Instruments TI-30 IIS calculator (if you do not have from last year)

Backpack

1 STRONG draw string bag

1 SMALL dictionary

**All textbooks must be covered with a book sock (2) or brown paper**

**All workbooks must be covered with clear contact paper**

 The following Trade Books will be used throughout the year. Please purchase the books according to the schedule below:

 September:

 The House on Mango Street By: Sandra Cisneros

November:

 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas By: John Boyne

January:

 Does My Head Look Big In This? By: Randa Abdel-Fattah

March:

 A Mango-Shaped Space By: Wendy Mass

 

Summer Reading

8th Grade

 because of mr. terupt by: Rob Buyea

Please read the above novel, and on the first day of school, turn in:

1st paragraph:

-title

-author

-genre

-summary

2nd paragraph:

-favorite part of story and why it is your favorite part

-recommendation

**be very descriptive**

**be sure to explain your reasoning for the recommendation**

Heading:

-full school heading (underlined)

-center title: because of mr. terupt

                 Summary/Recommendation

-12 inch font double spaced

-Times New Roman

RUBRIC

 

Content (20 points)                        ______________

summary

-title

-author

-genre

-summary

-favorite part

-recommendation

Grammar (20 points)        ______________

-spelling

-punctuation

-usage

Heading (5 points)              ______________

heading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOMEWORK

 

LINKS