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Ms. Brashaw's CARS Class

 
Welcome!  I hope you will find this site useful as you learn to navigate the 8th grade at Smyrna Middle School.  On this site you can find information regarding students in-class and out-of class assignments and upcoming events.
 
 
Weekly Overview
 
 
Monday
 
Strategy: Citing Evidence to Support Inferences 
 
Class:
1. Citing Evidence to Support Inferences Quiz
 
Homework: None
 
 
Tuesday
 
Strategy: Determining Figurative and Connotative Meaning
 
Class: 
1. Bellwork
2. Introduce "Famous Speeches" Unit.  Students will take notes over rhetorical devices in speech and writing.  
 
Homework:  None
 
Wednesday
 
Strategy: Determining Figurative and Connotative Meaning
 
Class: 
1.  Bellwork
2.  Complete rhetorical devices notes and begin working on Chocolate Bar Ad Campaign.  Advertisement Poster should include an example of each of the following rhetorical devices: appeal to the senses, facts & statistics, hyperbole, reputation, emotive language, command words, rule of three, rhetorical question, alliteration, metaphor, simile, and an creative image/design.  
 
Homework: None
 
Thursday: 
 
Strategy: Determining Figurative and Connotative Meaning
 
Class: 
1.  Bellwork
2. Continue working on Chocolate Bar Ad Campaign.  Advertisement Poster should include an example of each of the following rhetorical devices: appeal to the senses, fact & statistics, hyperbole, repetition, emotive language, command words, rule of three, rhetorical question, alliteration, metaphor, simile, and a creative image/design.  
 
Homework: None
 
Friday