Mrs. Susan Marcinkowski Lang Arts/Reading Teacher
  • (708) 952-7944

Welcome to Mrs. Marcinkowski's 8th Grade Language Arts Class

Welcome to my website which is designed to inform you of the procedures, events, and learning activities for the 2014-15 school year.

Hello, I am Mrs. Susan Marcinkowski 8th grade Language Arts teacher and Blue Team leader. If you have any questions regarding your child's progress please contact me via e-mail (smarcinkowski or phone ( 708-499-6400 ext. 7944). I look forward to an exciting and productive 8th grade year!

The purpose of this course is to open students’ minds and foster enjoyment and a deeper understanding of of literature and writing. Through the use of current instructional models and technology, we set high expectations that align with the district core values. These practices develop well-balanced literacy skills and promote life long learning.



    Advisory Reminders
Monday Lesson 6-Students will read "Children of War" and determine the strongest evidence for challenges that refugees face; book project presentations  

Lesson 6 - Students will write a summary of the non-fiction article "Children of War"; book project presentations


 Lesson 7 :Mid-Unit Assessment; continue book project presentations



 Guest Speaker on Refugees; discussion following presentation


Independent Reading assignments; write thank you notes to our speaker



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